|RENAULT AND CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS, UAL ANNOUNCE WINNER OF AUTONOMY-FOCUSED CAR INTERIOR OF THE FUTURE DESIGN COMPETITION .|
|◾Winning group is Oura, a wearable vehicle suit with gesture-controlled, virtual reality in-visor display
◾Three finalist groups ideas included a mobile office with inflatable seats and an interactive picture window, and a configurable three-wheeler party wagon inspired by product designer Verner Panton
◾Nine groups participated – with more than 25 Central Saint Martins students involved in total
◾Winning group revealed at 'Conversations with Clerkenwell' discussion session on 25th May at Cle...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN TEAMS UP WITH GLOBAL GREEN USA TO AUCTION OFF THE FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC E-GOLF IN THE U.S.|
|• Bidding is Live at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf; Proceeds Benefit Global Green USA's Efforts to Advance Smart Solutions to Climate Change|
Herndon, VA (October 13, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA today announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf. The auction, hosted online at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf, gives bidders the opportunity to be the first owner of the brand's first all-electric model before retail sales in the Unite...[Read more...]
|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...]|
|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...]|