As a refresher, the collaboration would be in terms of sharing a platform for EVs and in the development of autonomous driving through AI. The latter meant equal stakes in Argo AI, with future self-driving systems of both automakers coming from the same company. … [Read more...] about VW And Ford Deepen Ties To Work On City And One-Ton Vans
Vw accelerates electric push with more models more production
It hasn't been smooth sailing for Alpine. Ever since Renault decided to revive its Alpine brand in 2017, together, they've given the world some neat cars. While they might not be volume sellers, variants of the Alpine A110 are highly regarded and enjoyed by enthusiasts. While they have their niche market and have more models on the way, it seems that Renault has some thinking to do regarding the future of Alpine. According to Autocar UK, there's a big chance that the future of Alpine will very well depend on electrification, and in doing so, will strengthen its place among Renault's brands. … [Read more...] about Alpine Brand Could Survive By Going Electric
The Austrian firm, creators of the world’s first four-wheel drive electric rallycross prototype, codenamed HIPER, has announced that it will exclusively supply powertrain kits to the new series, which is set to start as a support class to the World Rallycross Championship before 2021. … [Read more...] about STARD to supply powertrains for electric World RX support series
Just like what happened to the carbon fiber ground effects option that was dropped in January, there's just way too much demand for the high wing spoiler. Of course, this was another scoop from Corvette Blogger, who also said that Chevy has notified dealers about the change to the options list from Q3 2020 onwards. I personally liked that specific spoiler, it gave some proportionality to the rear of the Corvette C8, which would otherwise look like something was a little lacking. … [Read more...] about 2020 Corvette C8 Loses Another Popular Option Due To High Demand
Audi places Alex Hitzinger in charge of the Artemis project. He's currently VW Group's leader of autonomous driving tech development, but his background is in motorsports. He had jobs at Toyota Motorsport, Cosworth, and Red Bull Technology. He helped build the team at Porsche that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 2015 to 2017. Hitzinger even worked on Apple's autonomous vehicle program. … [Read more...] about What Is Audi’s Project ‘Artemis’?