|THE ONE TONNE LIFE PROJECT THREE YEARS ON: PILOT PROJECT ENABLES CLIMATE-SMART LIFESTYLE|
|Three years on from the end of One Tonne Life, this ground-breaking project, initiated by A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars, has inspired a growing number of people to choose products that help them lead a climate-smart lifestyle. One example of these active choices is the Jogensjö family, with dad Jon, mum Tina and son Nils, who are now enjoying a comfortable, low-carbon lifestyle in the house that was at the heart of the One Tonne Life project.
'We've always believed in respecting the enviro...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO CAR GROUP AT THE 2014 BEIJING MOTOR SHOW|
|Volvo Cars forecasts record sales of at least 80,000 cars in China in 2014
China is poised to replace the US as Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) largest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars, up from 61,146 in 2013, highlighting the company's growing presence in the world's fastest growing automobile market. Sales in the US in 2014 are expected to increase in line with the broader market.
The emergence of China as Volvo Cars' leading market represents an important step tow...[Read more...]|
|MICHELIN DESIGNS NISSAN ZEOD RC'S TIRES FOR LE MANS|
|OYAMA-CHO, Japan – Nissan ZEOD RC's invitation to participate at Le Mans next year from the Automobile Club de l'Ouest is a tremendous technological development opportunity for the automaker, but also a ready laboratory for next-generation tires, says Michelin Director Serge Grisin.
Michelin makes more than half the tires for vehicles competing at Le Mans, but the Garage 56 status, reserved for cars with new technology, has special allure.
Grisin, speaking with the Global Media Cent...[Read more...]|
|BMW POWERS DOWN THE COST OF ELECTROMOBILITY|
|Woodcliff Lake, NJ – 3:00 am EDT/12:00 am PDT July 22, 2013… BMW today announced pricing for the ground-breaking BMW i3 electric vehicle. The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (without Destination & Handling) in the US will be $41,350, before any federal or state incentives. The Destination & Handling fee in the US is currently $925.
'The BMW i3 heralds the dawn of a new era for individual mobility and for the BMW Group. True to a genuine BMW, the BMW i3 has strong emotional appea...[Read more...]|
|Spark Racing Technology Announces Partnership With Williams Advanced Engineering|
| ||Spark Racing Technology announces partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering to power FIA Formula E Championship
PARIS (11 June, 2013) - Spark Racing Technology (SPARK) today confirmed a prestigious new partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering to design and assemble the batteries that will power its fully-electric SRT_01E car for the FIA Formula E Championship.
Williams Advanced Engineering, part of the Williams group of companies that includes the world famous Will...[Read more...]|