|LET'S INNOVATE TOGETHER WITH TOYOTA i-ROAD|
|• Exclusive Event Highlights Toyota's Collaboration with Silicon Valley to Advance Innovation in Mobility|
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2015 -- Do you have an idea how the i-Road, Toyota's three-wheeled electric vehicle, could help change life in the Bay Area? Then join us at Toyota Onramp 2015 where winning ideas earn cash prizes and the opportunity to collaborate with Toyota.
Toyota Onramp is a one-day conference designed for a select group of innovators, investors and car enth...[Read more...]
|Park24 and Toyota to Trial i-ROAD Sharing Service in Central Tokyo|
|Tokyo, Feb. 25, 2015 -- Starting in April, Park24 Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation will trial a car sharing service in central Tokyo using the Toyota i-ROAD, an ultra-compact three-wheeled electric vehicle. The i-ROAD, designed for flexibility and ease of use, will be paired with Park24's 'Times Car Plus' service, which allows members to use share cars at any time of day or night. The trial will also incorporate elements from Toyota's 'Ha:mo' optimized urban transport system.
|BMW MODEL DEBUTS AND UPGRADES FOR SUMMER 2016|
|◾New 340hp BMW M140i and BMW 240i M Performance models top BMW 1 and 2 Series ranges.
◾BMW 1 Series and BMW 2 Series now benefit from more powerful, efficient engines.
◾New BMW iPerformance range launched, including new 7 Series PHEV models with up to 29 miles all-electric range.
◾Superior connectivity for the six additional model ranges.
◾New equipment and personalisation options.
BMW is upgrading its product range for the 2017 model year with more efficient, stronger-performing new four...[Read more...]|
|AUDI Q7 E-TRON 3.0 TDI QUATTRO MOVES CLOSER TO HOME|
|Plug-in hybrid with 34-mile electric-only range and 156mpg capability makes Swiss curtain call before UK ordering begins in May
◾First plug-in hybrid model from the Audi Q family for the European market
◾Expected to open for order in the UK in May priced at circa £65,000 OTR
◾Spacious five-seater with SUV agility and remarkable hybrid efficiency
The Audi Q7 e-tron will soon be a familiar sight on UK roads, albeit often without a familiar sound as it travels in near silence for up to 34 mil...[Read more...]|
|KIA TO UNVEIL OPTIMA PLUG-IN HYBRID, THE NEXT STEP IN ITS ‘GREEN' CAR REVOLUTION|
|◾European debut at next month's Geneva Motor Show
◾Pure-electric range of 33 miles and 37 g/km CO2 development target
◾High-capacity batteries and 2.0-litre GDI engine
◾Visual changes bring improvements in aerodynamic performance
◾New infotainment system with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
◾Advanced energy-saving measures maximise EV range and efficiency
◾High-strength bodyshell and active safety assistance technologies
◾Sharp handling and larger brakes
The all-new Optima Plug-in Hyb...[Read more...]|
|CADILLAC CT6 TO OFFER PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY|
| ||◾PHEV system expected to achieve fuel economy more than double that of conventional engine
◾Total system power estimated 335 hp and 432 lb-ft of torque
◾Includes Regen-on-Demand system
SHANGHAI - Cadillac announced today at the Shanghai Auto Show that it will add an available Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan. The new PHEV system is expected to more than double the fuel economy of the conventional powertrain offerings.
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|New Ford Focus Electric Boosts Power Of Choice|
|◾Following the successful start of European production, Ford Focus Electric now available in the UK
◾Ford Focus Electric joins 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol and 1.6-litre Duratorq diesel offering largest-ever range of ultra-low-CO2 powertrains
◾Ford now offers 10 vehicles in the UK with CO2 emissions under 100g/km
◾Further media assets at www.powerofchoice.fordmedia.eu
BRENTWOOD, Essex, UK, Sept. 5, 2013 – The Ford Focus Electric is now on sale in the UK, complementing the company's awa...[Read more...]|