Jaguar has overtaken its European competition and unleashed a brand that fully utilizes two of the rapidly growing segments in the auto industry; electric vehicles and SUVs.
Car manufacturers are among a group of more than 50 businesses, environmentalists, clean air campaigners and consumer advocates to reveal a new national vision for a clean, modern, and electrified future of mobility.
The full-electric vehicle will be released later this year as a 2019 model and boasts of a 250-mile range. This places the 2019 Hyundai EV on the same level as the Chevrolet bolt and the Tesla models.
A study carried out in March revealed that the larger 30 kWh Nissan leaf battery pack had a higher rate of battery degradation than the 24 kWh.
According to the company, a 1 billion dollar green car plant is coming up in southern India to manufacture the electric vehicle. Kia doesn’t currently have any of their cars in the Indian market. It’s a huge move to decide to start with an EV.
A new startup has come up with an invention that converts the already installed London street lampposts into electric vehicle charging points. Through this creative invention, new electric charging points will be availed to EV owners without the need to dig up pavement or add another power supply.
Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has landed its first official gig from Chicago City Hall. The company (which specializes in underground transportation) is constructing an underground tunnel connecting downtown Chicago with one of the world’s busiest airports, the O’Hare airport with a railway line.
The company is supplying Volvo with Lidar sensors to build their fully-autonomous cars. Recently, Luminar announced that they’d be slashing their prices and scaling up fast enough to meet the rapidly growing demand for its Lidar laser 3D sensors that enable self-driving cars to see all their surroundings.
Volkswagen says that Quantum computing technology could help come up with a “chemical blueprint” that will speed up development and production of electric vehicle batteries. The technology, according to VW, can analyze and build a specialized and customized car battery for future green cars.