2,000 Nissan LEAFs To Be Available For Uber Drivers In London

Uber’s drivers will have an opportunity to use Nissan LEAFs in London as the company is exploring full electrification by 2025. Nissan and Uber announced a significant deal to make up to 2,000 Nissan LEAFs (40 kWh battery version) available for Uber drivers, who use the app in London, UK.

VDL To Deliver Additional 53 Electric Buses To KVB Cologne

There’s nothing better than to start a new year with a new order for at least 50 new electric buses. VDL Bus & Coach starts the year 2020 with a significant order for 53 electric buses for KVB Cologne in Germany. KVB Cologne is a recurring customer, who first ordered eight

Charles Leclerc wants to be 'World Champion' in 2020

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc says his target is to win the Drivers’ Championship in 2020, and if not he wants to be “sure” to win it in 2021. Leclerc stepped up to a Ferrari seat for 2019, replacing veteran Kimi Raikkonen to race alongside four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel. And quickly

GM develops system to make towing behind pickup trucks safer

A deer leaps into the road. It freezes in your pickup truck’s lights. The impulse is to slam on the brakes, but the heavy trailer you’re towing could buckle and crash into the truck or flip them both. What do you do?  GM is developing an advanced trailer braking system

Injured Neal aims to return for BTCC opener

Three-time British Touring Car champion Matt Neal believes he will be fit to return to the driver’s seat in time for the opening rounds of the season at Donington Park at the end of March despite suffering serious injuries in a mountain bike accident. The 53-year-old fell during a ride

Audi to Use 5G Network to Give Drivers Live Info in Virginia

“Take me home country roads, to the place—whoops, there are construction workers, better slow down,” perhaps lacks the poetry of the original line, but could soon be the song of your Q8. That’s because the Virginia Department of Transportation has agreed to start testing C-V2X on its roads and Audi

GKN To Develop 3-in-1 eDrive Systems With Delta

The electrification requires further integration of drive units – electric motors, transmission and inverter in a single package. GKN Automotive and Delta Electronics announced a new partnership on scalable, next-generation 3-in-1 eDrive systems, which integrates into a single package an electric motor, a transmission and an inverter. The joint products

Daniel Suarez to join Gaunt Brothers Racing full-time in 2020

Daniel Suarez will be able to continue his career in the NASCAR Cup Series. Suarez, 28, will compete in the Cup Series this season for Gaunt Brothers Racing, which will move to a fulltime team for the first time in its existence, Motorsport.com has learned. An official announcement of the

Zak Brown all but rules out top-three fight

Zak Brown has all but ruled out McLaren entering the battle for a top-three spot in the championship, saying the grid order won’t change much in 2020. This season is the last before Formula 1 adopts a host of new regulations, switching to ground effect aerodynamics. As such the rules

BMW i8 production to end in April with no successor

Shed a tear for the BMW i8, which will bow out in 2020 after six years on the market. Autocar reports that production of the plug-in hybrid sports car will end in April, with no immediate successor in sight. While Munich won’t give a specific date, a spokesperson told the