Driving force: are electric cars crowding out traditional engines?

Driving force

Frankfurt motor show When Angela Merkel addressed the Frankfurt motor show, it was not to a backdrop of revving engines but an exhibition of noiseless electric Golfs, South Korean hybrids and Japanese fuel-cell cars. The silence should have pleased the chancellor, who in the wake of the VW emissions scandal has hinted at a possible ban on sales of The diesel cars for which German manufacturers are renowned. German cities plagued by air pollution, including Munich, home of BMW, are mulling over the banning of diesel from their centres. Internationally, the UK and France recently promised…

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Outlines New 6-Year Plan. What’s In Store For India?

Renault

Renault-Nissan Alliance All three carmakers to strengthen cooperation by sharing platforms that will be utilised to build 12 pure electric vehiclesand 40 vehicles with various levels of automation The Renault-Nissan Alliance has been quite busy over the last one year. Ever since the Franco-Japanese alliance bought Mitsubishi Motors in 2016, the three carmakers have been working on fully merging the Japanese SUV maker into the fold while also figuring out, 6-year plan, what we now know as the Alliance 2022. the next step Read also: MERCEDES’ NEW ALL-ELECTRIC CONCEPT CAR SHOWS…

Volkswagen set to launch next Golf and I.D electric car at the same time

Volkswagen

Volkswagen Golf and I.D Volkswagen has confirmed it will launch two of its most important new models within weeks of each other. The German car maker’s engineering might will be tested over the next two years as it concurrently develops the next-generation Golf alongside the first in its ambitious roll-out of electric vehicles. Jürgen Stackman, board member and head of sales and marketing, revealed to Drive that the company’s top-selling Golf range is set to roll over to a new model generation in 2020 and just one month later, the first of Volkswagen’s…

AT THE Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 BMW unveiled a brand-new electric car concept the i Vision Dynamics, which looks like a new rival to shake the Tesla Model S.

BMW

AT THE Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 BMW In the luxury electric car segment Tesla currently rules the roost.  Both the Model S and Model X are the class leaders in terms of range and technology and no real direct rivals to challenge this position yet.  BMW could be ready to spoil the party though. Read also: PORSCHE CAYENNE COUPE UNDER CONSIDERATION AS BMW X6 RIVALAt the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017, the German car manufacturer revealed a new electric car concept, the the i  Vision Dynamics, which looks to be a credible rival to the…

Mercedes’ new all-electric concept car shows just how serious the company is about taking on Tesla

Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz is going all in on electric cars On Monday, Daimler, the automaker’s parent company, said that Mercedes will sell electrified versions of all of its models by 2022. And on Tuesday, the company showcased an all-electric concept car, dubbed the Mercedes Concept EQA, that hints at what its future electric compact cars might look like. Read also: LATEST AEROMOBIL FLYING CAR CONCEPT PRESENTED AT FRANKFURT While the company didn’t say whether the EQA would go into production, the company did make clear that the compact segment was important to it. “The…