Tag: automotive industry

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Aston Martin Goes Electric

What is left to say about Aston Martin…legendary…hold that thought! Expected in 2019 is something greener than their typical V8 and V12 gas guzzling icons. What we are all anticipating is an Aston Martin Electric car. In collaboration with Williams…

INFINITY TIRE

Guys! No more puncture worries now that Michelin’s ‘Vision tire’ has arrived on the scene! There’s just no need to inflate this tire, it’s 3D printed and expected to last a lifetime, literally! And as if that wasn’t enough, the…

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2,713.1 MILES / GALLON OF GASOLINE

Students at the Universite Laval engineering college in Quebec have won the Shell ‘Eco-marathon Americas’ contest for internal combustion engines. They did so with their Alérion Supermileage car. The car has managed to achieve 2,713.1 miles per gallon of gasoline….

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THE LEAN, MEAN (& GREEN) ELEXTRA

Inspired by classic Italian supercars and soon to start hand-built production in Germany, the Elextra is giving Tesla’s electric car a run for its money! By drawing on modern technology this vehicle is redefining the notion of the supercar, offering…

Tesla battery production

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has initiated the mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at his Gigafactory in Nevada. The entrepreneur expects to produce 150 GWh of lithium-ion battery cells each year to support 1.5 million electric vehicles. The factory also…

Tesla Motors

This is the third programme we introduce to our readers. It’s an hour-long documentary (National Geographic again!) showing the risks that the TESLA team and CEO Elon Musk took in order to get the TESLA electric vehicle out there on…

TOYOTA IN WOOD

This year, at the 2016 Milan Expo, Toyota has gone ‘old school’ in a new way! They have created an open-top two-seater vehicle from wood and sidestepped the argument that all great new cars need to have the latest gadgets and…

BMW UNVEIL

It’s officially one-hundred years of BMW. To celebrate, the car manufacturer has unveiled its new shape-shifting autonomous car with artificial intelligence. BMW are attempting to predict what cars might become for drivers in the future. Enter ‘driverless vehicles’ with ‘artificial intelligence’ that…

FUTURE-VISION

The architecture firm of ‘Foster + Partners’ is collaborating with the auto brand ‘Nissan’ on a project that combines different types of technology. Together, they have developed a link between ‘wireless charging’, ‘autonomous driving’ (driver-less) and ‘battery storage’ for a…

WINGING IT IN 2018

An American company (featured previously) claims their flying car may soon be part and parcel of our daily transportation. Terrafugia is the company attempting to manufacture their (unmanned) TF-X flying car. They say it will be available for testing as…