Honda Motor Co is set to showcase the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid at the upcoming 2018 New York Motor Show. While Honda had already showcased an early prototype of the Insight hybrid sedan at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, this time it will be showcased in production-ready guise. The Honda Insight hybrid is being touted as a replacement for the Honda Civic hybrid in the US market. Honda claims that the Insight hybrid is capable of the 55mpg (23.3kmpl approximately). It comes powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, which is supplemented by an electric motor, which produces a combined 153PS and 267Nm. The Insight will be built at Honda's plant in the Greensburg, Indiana in the US. Honda had recently showcased its latest-gen Civic at the 2018 Auto Expo. The Insight receives a lithium-ion battery which is packaged under the rear seat. However, this battery pack isn't large enough to offer plug-in-like range, and the Insight operates as a series hybrid instead, just like the Toyota … [Read more...] about New York Motor Show: 2019 Honda Insight hybrid with 23.3kmpl fuel economy to be showcased
SUV janaan-elektrik akan datang dari BMW, iX3, dilaporkan bakal membuat penampilan dalam bentuk konsep di Beijing Motor Show tahun ini. Ia diumumkan oleh pengeluar kereta berkenaan dalam sidang media akaun tahunan baru-baru ini bahawa model konsep iX3 akan menjadi kenderaan yang diperkenalkan tahun ini. Lain-lain termasuklah iNEXT dan i4 (diprebiu sebagai i Vision Dynamic). Berdasarkan spyshot bagi iX3, ia tampil berdasarkan model semasa G01 X3, walau pun kelihatan beberapa perubahan dalam bentuk visual bagi kenderaan janaan-elektrik ini. Setakat ini, tiada perincian didedahkan mengenai penjana kuasa elektrik yang bakal dipadankan pada iX3 ni, termasuklah prestasinya. BMW sedang mengatur langkah yang lebih agresif untuk kereta elektrik pergi lebih jauh, dan iX3, iNEXT dan i4 antara model yang berada dalam perancangan. “Saya mempunyai matlamat yang jelas untuk mobiliti yang mampan: Lebih daripada 140,000 kenderaan elektrik dijual pada tahun ini. Dengan jumlah keseluruhan mencecah … [Read more...] about BMW iX3 Concept diperkenal di Beijing Motor Show?
BMW’s upcoming all-electric SUV, the iX3, will reportedly make its debut in concept form at this year’s Beijing Motor Show. It was previously announced at the carmaker’s annual accounts press conference that the iX3 concept will be among a number of vehicles to debut this year. Others include the iNEXT and i4 (previewed by the i Vision Dynamics). Based on spyshots of the iX3, the model appears to be based on the current G01 X3, although it will likely get several visual changes to set it apart as an electric only vehicle. So far, there are no details about the electric powertrain used in the iX3, nor is there any word on range and performance. BMW is making a big push for electrified cars moving forward, and the iX3, iNEXT and i4 are just some of the models it has planned. “I have set clear goals for sustainable mobility: More than 140,000 electrified vehicles sold this year. A total of half a million electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids on the roads by the … [Read more...] about BMW iX3 Concept to debut at Beijing Motor Show?
BMW awarded Bavaria Motors, its dealership in Pune, Maharashtra, an award in the category-'Jury Award – Best Retailer in Sustainability'. This accolade came at the 'Excellence in Sales Award' event held by the German carmaker in Munich recently to felicitate its dealers from around the world. This sales excellence award is given by BMW to its dealers in six different categories, plus a special jury award. In total, 3,100 dealers from 85 countries entered the competition from which a jury selected 41 winners in the categories sales, aftersales, customer service, luxury class and BMW i & BMW i Performance. The most sustainable dealer was a new award constituted this year to acknowledge the growing importance of sustainability in society. Winners in the other categories included dealers from countries like China, USA, The Netherlands and Norway. The luxury car market has seen intense competition all over the world and has largely been dominated by the big three German brands - … [Read more...] about BMW presents Bavaria Motors with sales excellence award.
Every club racer knows what it looks like when an “incident" develops ahead of them. The pack of cars breaks in two different directions like a group of city pigeons enduring the insult of a sidewalk-ridden bicycle. It’s often possible to see a cloud of dust and miscellaneous automobile parts shoot MOAB-style into the air above the cars. Right about then, if you’re lucky, you start to catch a glimpse of the car that is causing all the trouble, reeling backwards towards you at a speed differential of anything from ten to 110 miles per hour. If you are awake, alert, and not otherwise occupied, you should already be in the middle of executing the avoidance plan that you mentally filed when you saw the cars ahead of you start to lean and swerve. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below That’s pretty much how it went for me today, except I was behind the wheel of a 5400-pound luxury SUV and the “race” in question was happening on a Los Angeles freeway. … [Read more...] about Why the Local Motors Rally Fighter Might Still Be the Future of Sports Cars