NEW VOLKSWAGEN ID. R MAKES ITS DEBUT AT THE NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE The Volkswagen ID. R electric race car makes its world debut today, having been in continuous development following last year’s success at setting the outright record at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Denver, Colorado. The racing flagship of Volkswagen’s future electric … Continue reading VOLKSWAGEN ID. R AT NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE
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Hyundai has delivered its first NEXO fuel cell SUV. A former scientist was eager to add the benefits of this zero-emissions vehicle to his environmentally-friendly lifestyle. Keyes Hyundai in Van Nuys, California, handles the first delivery in the U.S. market Former scientist and chemist from Ventura enhances his environmentally-friendly lifestyle with the zero-emissions, technological flagship … Continue reading Hyundai’s first Hydrogen NEXO delivery
Jaguar I-PACE - The Future Of Electric Motoring Hits The Streets Jaguar I-PACE Concept driven on the streets of London for the first time Jaguar’s first electric vehicle - the I-PACE – will be launched in 2018 Whitley, UK, 16 March 2017: Jaguar has unleashed its first electric vehicle – the Jaguar I-PACE – onto … Continue reading Jaguar I-Pace: The electric revolution hits the streets
What we wear, eat, read and drive all serve to define us. But do 20-year-old notions about hybrid cars still apply? Brent Davison went to the launch of Toyota’s latest Prius to find out. THEY say that what we drive says who we are and while that might have an element of truth … Continue reading Prius: Green Scene Queen gets New Frock
Yes yes yes, oh YES: looks, looks, looks Oh dear me no: No apple car play, limited luggage space, few driver aids BMW i8 is a low sleek Supercar that does more than a good job of being a GT. Design: Say the word Supercar and people think of Ferrari, … Continue reading BMW i8: An Epiphany on Wheels
On a hot windy day atop a hill in Australia’s capital, Lexus proudly displayed their latest LX, GS and RC cars. Canberra’s Arboretum is a great back drop to showcase Japanese luxury. It’s a shame we didn’t get a chance to check out the National Bonsai Collection housed within he grounds. Perhaps next time. … Continue reading Lexus adds a 200t to the RC range and we like it.
Yes Yes Yes oh YES: fab economy, engaging drive, bags of space, quiet. Oh dear me no: no spare tyre (see story), small boot, expensive. Australia has been fairly slow to take up the hybrid challenge. Our governments haven’t subsidised them the way other countries have done. This has cast a long shadow over … Continue reading Honda’s Accord Sport Hybrid: Works well, but no spare let us down.
Yes Yes Yes oh YES: fuel economy, tech inclusions Oh dear me no: a bit dull Things have changed rather a lot since the first hybrid landed here. The Prius is still seen world-wide as “a hybrid” and if you want to be green, and “seen to be green” then it is a Prius … Continue reading The Semi Electric Camry is OK, if not exciting.
Australians love to Tweet, some like to Twerk and soon, maybe, they will be able to Twizy. The most innovative four-wheeled Zero Emission electric vehicle yet put into series production by a mainstream carmaker, the Renault Twizy, has made landfall in Australia, its first step on what could be a long road to create … Continue reading Renault Twizy Arrives In Australia
1. The BMW i production concept: Life and Drive modules. With the BMW i3, the BMW Group is set to launch an electrically powered production vehicle onto the market that represents a new form of sustainable mobility in urban areas. As the first premium electric vehicle, the BMW i3 rises to the social, … Continue reading A Revolution in Car Making: BMW i Production