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Canadian Electra Meccanica delivers first vehicle to U.S.

Tiny Canadian startup automaker Electra Meccanica represent their tiny electric 3-wheeler. So they are certified for sale and the first vehicle is delivered to U.S. Electra Meccanica isn't meant to replace a conventional car, but rather to handle short trips such as commutes as efficiently as possible. The Electra Meccanica Solo is a single-seat electric with a

ISRAEL: Diesel cars will not be available after 2030

Israel outlined a plan of transition from gasoline and diesel cars to electric and natural gas. The country currently can’t boast any significant plug-in electric car sales share, but it’s gonna change. Sales of new conventional gasoline and diesel cars will no longer be possible after 2030, said Israel’s Energy Minister. To boost electric car sales, the government provides

Autonomous concept 360c revealed by Volvo

Imagine a world in which you travel long distances without the need for airports. A world in which you can avoid airport security, hours of queuing and waiting, and noisy, cramped airliners. What if, instead, you could take your own first-class private cabin that picks you up at home and takes you from door to

How fast a Tesla Model 3 goes in reverse (VIDEO)

People are asking how fast a Model 3 can go in reverse? Why is that matter?  We truly don't know, but here is the answer!  Tech Forum Video Description via Tech Forum on YouTube: How fast will a Tesla Model 3 go in reverse? Today I answer the burning question mankind has been asking…… How fast will a Model 3

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Over Trump’s tariffs Ford could face massive layoffs

The tariffs have eaten $1 billion in profit, and reports now say over 20,000 jobs could be threatened. Current political climate in the United States. There’s been plenty of back-and-forth talk about the trade war between China and the U.S., but now Ford seems to be pressing the point further that President Trump’s tariffs are a driving

Handbrake lever slowly going towards through history

New research shows the traditional handbrake lever is a dying breed. It appears the handbrake turn could soon be a thing of the past. According to new research from CarGurus, just 37 percent of new cars are fitted with a traditional mechanical handbrake lever. The online automotive marketplace, created found that only two mainstream manufacturers, Dacia and

Petrol and diesel cars banned from some East London roads

Hackney and Islington have announced that from 3rd September this year, only electric and plug-in hybrid cars will be permitted to uses some roads in the two London boroughs during peak-times. In a new measure, nine roads will be effectively closed to petrol and diesel cars between 7am-10am and 4pm-7pm on weekdays. The affected roads

BMW new record on plug-in electric car sales in June

BMW Group significantly increased sales of plug-in electric cars in June reaching a new all-time record. In total, 13,806 new electrified BMW and MINI vehicles were sold. That is 47.6% more than a year ago, and slightly more than the previous record in December 2017 - 13,271. three quarters of the vehicles we sell in Norway are electrified one in three BMW

Porsche takes stake in Electric Sports Car firm – Rimac

Porsche has invested in electric supercar manufacturer Rimac, taking a 10% stake in the Croatian EV manufacturer. A very young company - Rimac was started working in his garage to produce an electric sports car in 2009. Rimac has quickly gained a reputation as a key player in the EV development market.  In March 2018 Rimac

Blockchain is everywhere – Rise of Blockchain in the Auto Sector

Blockchain platforms have been developed for food supply chains, commercial transactions, and myriad financial services. Today blockchain is making its way into the automotive industry in some exciting and important ways. Over the last year, Porsche, Toyota, BMW, Volkswagen, Renault have announced initiatives to integrate blockchain into the automotive sector. Hear it now: Sebastien Henot, manager of business