Orxa Energies, a Bengaluru based performance electric vehicle and energy systems start-up has unveiled its first product at the India Bike Week 2019. The Mantis electric motorcycle is a naked electric sport motorcycle that will have a claimed top-speed of over 100 kmph and a range of 200 km on a single charge. It is expected to go on sale in India in the middle of 2020 when Orxa Energies will start operations in the country. It has a claimed top-speed of over 100 kmph and a range of 200 km on a single charge. The performance electric motorcycle is equipped with a 9 kWh battery pack which comprises of six 1.5 kWh smaller modules. The battery modules are swappable and use a proprietary battery management system (BMS) which helps to fully charge the pack in 3.5 hrs using a regular portable charger. It is also equipped with a sophisticated fully digital dashboard and a dedicated mobile app to monitor ride analytics, diagnostics and preventive maintenance. The instrument cluster will … [Read more...] about Mantis Electric Motorcycle Unveiled At The India Bike Week 2019
Het management van de Formule 1 introduceerde dit jaar enkele nieuwe regels. Zo moesten de teams simpelere en bredere voorvleugels gebruiken, is het brandstoflimiet naar 110 kilogram verhoogd en hebben de lichtere coureurs extra ballast gekregen om het nadeel van zwaardere rijders te elimineren. Een andere toevoeging was die van het extra punt voor degene die de snelste rondetijd reed in een Grand Prix. Op papier een leuk idee dat de wedstrijden spannender zou moeten maken en zelfs een impact kan hebben op het kampioenschap. Met 21 races valt er immers een gelijk aantal extra punten te pakken. Lees ook: Formule 1 past 'veel te strenge' weegbrugregel aan voor 2020 Statistiek: Hamilton doet er nog enkele records bij in de praktijk is dit toch minder geslaagd gebleken, want zo heel erg veel veranderde er eigenlijk niet in dat eerste seizoen. Om aanspraak te kunnen maken op die bonuspunt moet je in de top-tien finishen, dus een team als Williams maakte er feitelijk standaard geen kans … [Read more...] about Bonuspunt snelste raceronde: Voegde het wat toe aan de Formule 1?
Ford India has announced the return of its mega sales campaign, "Midnight Surprise", which will run from December 6 to December 8, 2019. Similar to last year, during these three days Ford dealerships across the country will remain open from 9 am to 12 am, midnight, making it more convenient for customers to visit the showroom after work hours and on weekdays. To make it more lucrative, customers booking a Ford car during the sales campaign will get assured gifts worth of ₹ 5 crore. Customers taking delivery of a new Ford car in December will also stand a chance to win a brand new EcoSport as part of a lucky draw The list of assured gifts includes - LED TVs, washing machines, air purifier, microwave ovens to latest generation iPad, iPhone 11, gold coins and holiday vouchers including a seven-day, six-night trip to London. The offer will be valid on Ford's entire product portfolio, which includes - the Figo, Aspire, Freestyle, EcoSport and Endeavour. In addition to this, all … [Read more...] about Ford Brings Back ‘Midnight Surprise’ Sales Campaign; Offers Gifts Worth ₹ 5 Crore
Ford Motor Company and McDonald's USA have collaborated to convert coffee bean skins to vehicle parts such as headlamp housing. We all know that the dried skin (chaff) of the bean comes off during the roasting process and it's this skin that Ford will use to reinforce certain vehicle parts. The company found that chaff can be converted into a durable material. By heating the chaff to high temperatures under low oxygen, mixing it with plastic and other additives and turning it into pellets, the material can be formed into various shapes. By heating the chaff to high temperatures under low oxygen and mixing it with plastic and other additives it turns to pellets The chaff composite meets the quality specifications for parts like headlamp housings and other interior and under hood components. According to Ford, the resulting components will be about 20 per cent lighter and require up to 25 per cent less energy during the moulding process. Heat properties of the chaff … [Read more...] about Ford And McDonald’s Collaborate To Convert Coffee Bean Skin Into Car Parts
The sporty wagon is getting an update, but can you spot what's new? The Porsche for the whole family is getting a nip and tuck as our spies have caught on camera a couple of prototypes depicting the Panamera Sport Turismo out and about hiding minimal changes. The camouflage is so subtle you might be tempted to believe these are just current Turbo and E-Hybrid versions of Stuttgart’s wagon, but look closer and you’ll notice some black tape hiding what will surely be some discreet tweaks. Gallery: Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo facelift spy photos 15 Photos From what we can see so far, Porsche’s cosmetic surgeons are going to operate on the front bumper as well as on the tailgate around the area of the taillights. There is a possibility these wagon test vehicles did not have all of the new bits since the changes appear to be minimal, even for a mid-cycle refresh of a model carrying the famous crest from Zuffenhausen.Although it won’t … [Read more...] about Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Spied With Subtle Design Changes