Rivian planning smaller electric models for China and Europe, with an eye to produce the EVs there – paultan.org

Electric vehicle startup Rivian finally revealed specs and pricing for its R1T truck and R1S SUV last week, and deliveries will start from June next year in the US. The R1T is part of a new breed of electric trucks that includes the the Tesla Cybertruck, Bollinger B2, Ford F-150

Silver Lightning Custom Electric Motorcycle Breaks 1/4-Mile World Record

The time to beat has remained in place for a whopping eight years. Hans-Henrik Thomsen pulled off an incredible 6.87-second 1/4-mile pass to break a record that has been in place for eight years. He was riding the custom-built Silver Lightning electric drag-racing motorcycle for Danish racing team True Cousins.

Renault Teases Upcoming Electric SUV: Will Be Revealed October 15

It’s a teaser for the design study that previews the French automaker’s future production all-electric SUV, the first of two. Renault is one mainstream automaker that is shifting its focus away from internal combustion engined vehicles towards electric and electrified vehicles. It already has several EVs and an increasing number

2021 Polestar 2: 7 We Like and 5 Things We Don’t

The 2021 Polestar 2 is an electric luxury sedan designed to take on rivals like the Tesla Model 3 and Model S, along with premium electric SUVs such as the Audi E-Tron and Jaguar I-Pace. As Volvo’s new standalone performance electric vehicle brand, there’s a lot riding on both Polestar

Nissan Ariya production electric SUV – up to 388 hp, 610 km range, e-4ORCE AWD, 0-100 km/h 5.1 secs – paultan.org

Nissan is opening the next chapter of its electrification strategy with the Ariya, its first all-electric SUV. A faithful recreation of the concept shown at the Tokyo Motor Show last year, it represents a massive leap forward for the brand in terms of design, technology and performance. Built on an

MAN Presented Its First Electric Bus Some 50 Years Ago (w/video)

Meet the MAN 750 HO-M10 E from the 1970s. MAN Truck & Bus is coming to the electric bus segment late, starting sales of the MAN Lion’s City E just recently (12-meter version in 2018-2019 and 18-meter was introduced this year). The first series-produced customer vehicles will be delivered in

GM To Push Forward With Electric Car Plans Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

GM’s EV plans will remain “untouched” amid halted production and financial chaos. Last week, General Motors posted a drop of 87 percent related to Q1 2020 net income. This is due to the fact that the automaker – much like all related companies – has been on a lengthy shutdown forced by

VW CEO Says He Admires Tesla's Accomplishments, But Still Isn't Buying a Stake in the Company

Volkswagen Group chairman Herbert Diess shut down rumors that it would invest in Tesla, but admits that he respects what the American automaker has done. While Diess admits Tesla has pushed mainstream automakers into focusing more on electric vehicles, he doesn’t think Tesla is doing anything Volkswagen can’t already do. 

Electronic Toll Collection (FASTag) Deadline Extended To December 15

The deadline for 100 per cent toll collection through Fastag stickers across the nation has been extended by two weeks. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has extended the deadline to December 15, 2019 which was supposed to be implemented nationwide on December 1. The government has decided

Volkswagen to launch 75 electric vehicles, 60 hybrids by 2029 – RM276 billion to be spent over five years

While other carmakers are pinching pennies and tightening belts in response to austere economic conditions and ever more stringent environmental legislation, the Volkswagen Group is pushing ahead and spending big on its future. At a supervisory board meeting last week, it approved a huge €60 billion (RM275.7 billion) investment into