|LONDON FORMULA E RACE GETS GREEN LIGHT|
| ||- Wandsworth Council confirm Battersea Park to host 'double-header' on 27 & 28 June 2015
- Organisers unveil proposed circuit layout for Rounds 10 & 11
LONDON, UK (February 19 2015): Following a decision by Wandsworth Council, the London race of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship has received planning approval to be held within the grounds of Battersea Park. The London ePrix will also encompass two separate races – Rounds 10 and 11 – on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June, increas...[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...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN E-GOLF TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW|
|The first fully electric Volkswagen for the U.S. market promises everyday usability and versatility with zero tailpipe emissions and low ownership costs
◾ Drivetrain consists of 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and 115 horsepower electric motor: 7.2 kW onboard charger is standard
◾ Three driver selectable regenerative braking modes
◾ Standard Fast Charging capability allows 80 percent battery charge within 30 minutes
◾ Roadside Assistance Plan takes the anxiety out of 'range anxiety'
◾ First Vo...[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...]|
|VOLVO CAR GROUP MAKES CONVENTIONAL BATTERIES A THING OF THE PAST|
|Volvo Car Group has developed a revolutionary concept for lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles. The material, consisting of carbon fibers, nano-structured batteries and super capacitors, offers lighter energy storage that requires less space in the car, cost effective structure options and is eco-friendly.
As part of an EU-funded research project, including nine other major participants, Volvo Car Group was the onl...[Read more...]|