But Page also knows that customers want SUVs, with their higher ride height and roof, allowing for versatility and practicality for all types of consumers. “The tricky part of the future is the SUV world because the traditional SUV is about a high hip point and roof,” Page said. “As we go into EVs, of course, the value of range and aerodynamics becomes a real point. Volvo is looking for ways to integrate the characteristics of an SUV with the technology to meet sustainability and CO2 targets. … [Read more...] about Volvo Planning Coupe-SUVs Part Of Electric Push
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The connected Eicher trucks and buses will come with a host of intelligent features including three key benefits. These are fuel-efficient operations, superior uptime enabled by the industry-first Eicher Uptime Centre support, and segment-specific benefits such as enhanced logistical efficiency in e-commerce and passenger safety in buses. … [Read more...] about Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles To Feature Connected Technology For Fleet Management Solutions
We got an email from our spy photographers earlier this morning with the photos you'll see in the gallery above attached. We were exactly as surprised as you are - this is indeed a test prototype based on the P1800 and it fuels our imagination. What is Volvo working on? … [Read more...] about Mystery Volvo P1800 Prototype Spied: One-Off EV In The Works?
Munich/Landshut. The Lower Bavarian BMW Group Landshut plant again assumes its role as an innovation driver for the automotive future: With a number of important high-tech components, it will give the BMW iNEXT, which starts rolling off the assembly line in Dingolfing from 2021, a face. The BMW iNEXT is the BMW Group’s first all-electric production vehicle prepared for fully automated driving. Today, Dr. Andreas Wendt, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Purchasing and Supplier Network, and Hubert Aiwanger, Deputy Prime Minister of Bavaria and the Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy, opened a new production facility at the Landshut location. The innovative kidney grille – the “eye” – for the BMW iNEXT will be produced there. … [Read more...] about BMW iNext Grille Teased, Will Serve As The SUV’s ‘Eye’
The EV sedan will hit public roads later this year. Sony surprised everyone at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with the debut of the Vision-S concept car. It took the shape of a sleek electric vehicle with advanced autonomous systems and a pair of 268-horsepower (200-kilowatt) electric motors. At first, we thought the Tokyo-based company could be testing the waters of entering the auto industry but an executive later confirmed it is not becoming an automaker. … [Read more...] about Sony Vision-S Goes Back To Japan As Development Continues