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2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2011 Leaf Comparison Chart Illustrates Significant Strides in Range

2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2011 Leaf Comparison Chart Illustrates Significant Strides in Range
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  • Newest Generation Of Leaf Delivers More Range, More Horsepower, and More Cargo Space

A new comparison of the 2018 Nissan Leaf SL to the 2011 Nissan Leaf SL shows substantial gains in performance, cargo space, and power, with no change in price between the two models after adjusting for inflation. Using specs and data provided by Nissan and the EPA, the 2018 Nissan Leaf beats the 2011 version in a number of ways. While improvements are expected from one vehicle generation to the next, the changes in the Nissan Leaf illustrate how rapidly electric vehicle technology is improving. The comparison chart was created by the team at NissanPartsPlus.com, with an eye toward illustrating the Leaf's substantial improvement.

TESLA Semi - Welcome The First Step Toward Institutional Alternative-Power Autonomy

Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s new electric semi truck at the design studio in Hawthorne. Thursday evening in an invite only event. What was shown during the presentation were Two futuristic Semi trucks, in shiny silver and matte gray, pulled up next to Elon Musk, displaying sleek LED lights and sharply angled faces. Credit Tesla

 

TESLA Semi - Welcome The First Step Toward Institutional Alternative-Power Autonomy

Tesla Motors, from an aircraft hangar at Hawthorne airport Thursday night, delivered a presentation that amounted to a "smack-down" to all things fossil fuel. Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off a new electric Semi, a pickup and a Roadster that the company says will outshine their combustion-engine counterparts in all areas.

Every Jaguar And Land Rover Launch From 2020 Will Be Electrified

Every Jaguar And Land Rover Launch From 2020 Will Be Electrified
Image Credit: Jaguar Land Rover Media

 

  • Commitment to electrification demonstrated with new electric models from Jaguar’s past, present and future at inaugural Tech Fest event
  • Past – iconic Jaguar E-type now electrified for the 21st century
  • Present – all-new electric Jaguar I-PACE Concept, the SUV that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance, goes on sale next year
  • Future – visionary FUTURE-TYPE virtual concept imagines autonomous, connected, electric and shared mobility for 2040 and beyond
  • Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest takes place at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
  • Free-to-enter festival open from Friday 8 September to Sunday 10 September
     

From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be electrified. The company made the announcement at its inaugural Tech Fest, a series of debates and a free public exhibition about the future of mobility.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Join BMW Group INTEL and Mobileye In Develping Autonomus Driving Platform

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Join BMW Group INTEL and Mobileye In Develping Autonomus Driving Platform 
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  • BMW Group, Intel Corporation, Mobileye, an Intel company, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) signed a memorandum of understanding for FCA to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform
  • The cooperation allows the companies to leverage each other’s individual strengths, capabilities and resources
  • The platform will be scalable for Level 3 to Level 4/5 automated driving and can be used by multiple automakers around the world while maintaining their unique brand identities

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment.

Volvo Cars To Go All Electric By 2019

Volvo Cars To Go All Electric By 2019
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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business.

Aston Martin Confirms Production Of First All-Electric Model

Aston Martin Confirms Production Of First All-Electric Model
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  • Aston Martin confirms production of RapidE – the brand’s first all-electric model
  • Williams Advanced Engineering confirmed as lead engineering partner
  • RapidE will be based on the Rapide AMR 
  • Limited build run of 155 cars with production set for 2019

Less than two years after being unveiled as a concept, Aston Martin is today confirming that the all-electric RapidE will enter production in 2019.

Olli - Olly Oxen Free Autonomy Hits The Streets

I'm symbolic. Image Credit: Local Motors (2016)


Olli - Olly Oxen Free Autonomy Hits The Streets

Local Motors, in partnership with computer giant IBM through Watson, introduces an organic small group/mass autonomous transportation solution perfect for most any community.