Electric car startup Piëch Automotive brought its first car to Geneva Motor Show 2019. The Piëch Mark Zero is an all-electric grand tourer outputting 603hp.
Car manufacturers around the world have been taking a lot of efforts since the past few years to introduce electric passenger cars, SUVs, and some trucks. Mercedes-Benz saw a vacant space in the MPV segment and immediately plugged the void with a new concept that debuted at Geneva.
Audi has been aggressively pushing its e-Tron brand of vehicles as part of parent company VW Group’s Roadmap E electrification strategy. The first EV with four rings on the grille was the Audi e-Tron SUV, followed by the four-door e-Tron GT saloon. Now a third car is about to swell the German automaker’s electrified lineup: […]
Everyone knows the Pininfarina Battista is coming. Everyone also knows how it is supposed to look. But not everyone knows how different three iterations of the same car will look. Pininfarina is bringing three derivatives of its Battista all-electric supercar to Geneva International Motor Show 2019.
Porsche made a bold announcement recently regarding its entry-level SUV, the Macan. The next-gen Porsche Macan will feature an electric drivetrain, dropping internal combustion from its range of engines entirely.
Mitsubishi is bringing a brand-new concept to the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in March. The oddly-named car hints at “next-generation technology and enhanced EV performance,” in its maker’s words.
There cannot be a bigger irony than a muscle car with a hybrid powertrain. Yet, it seems like the Dodge Challenger is going down this very road in the near future.
Aston Martin has reluctantly stepped into the EV game with the world moving closer to adopting battery-powered cars. The British firm does not want to give up its style quotient though, for the Aston Martin Rapide E does not look like a typical electric car we have come to expect.
This year’s Detroit Show was rather electrifying (literally). Nissan joined the bandwagon of new electric cars with style after it unveiled the IMs concept. From the looks of it and what we were told about the car, it might be safe to say that Nissan could be onto an entirely new segment.
Speaking at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive Conference in Detroit Ford President Jim Farley, on Wednesday confirmed that Ford will launch a fully-electric F-series to put up a worthy fight against planned pickup trucks from Tesla as well as new EV entrants such as Rivian and Atlis.
Nissan is bringing an exhilarating race to the streets of Marrakesh, Morocco with its e.dams team. After tasting success at the opening round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, the racing team is heading to the Marrakesh ePrix.
We are now astonished the same way we were back in 2016 when Chinese startup Nio gave us a glimpse of the EP9 track-only supercar. However, in their quest to create a potent EV, Nio might have come up with a walloping answer to the likes of Tesla. The ES6 as the company has named […]
It is no news that the Bavarians are lagging in the electrified motoring scene. In the meantime, while we hope that the wait is worth, the German automaker might have placed its first brick by clinching the first position at the first FIA Formula E race in Saudi Arabia. The Portuguese professional racer proved to […]
Hyundai Motor Group has announced plans to introduce solar charging technology on select Hyundai vehicles. Solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of these vehicles. The energy generated from these panels will add to the output of hybrid and electric vehicles.
Audi is going all-out on electric power with three models already planned for production. The first of these is the e-Tron midsize crossover followed by the GT four-door. Recently, Audi also confirmed the third of its e-Tron lineup in the form of a compact SUV.
Infiniti has officially announced that a new all-electric crossover will join its lineup in the near future. The company will preview the new model with a concept car at the Detroit auto show in January.
As a part of its recent partnership to develop autonomous driving tech, Bosch, along with Daimler will start trials of an on-demand self-driving car service next year. But that isn’t what amused us. The German supplier giant has kept us on our toes by teasing a few images and details of what’s about to be […]
Pininfarina recently gave us a glimpse of its upcoming electric hypercar. Sporting a new moniker, the company decided to ditch the nameplate of PF0 for ‘Battista’. In a follow-up act, the company is also planning for electric SUV. However, what amused us was a recent Autocar India report, citing internal sources of the company, which […]
For the second year in a row, Chevrolet Middle East has confirmed its partnership with Global EVRT. The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be along for the eight-day trip as the “Official Electric Vehicle Partner” when the event kicks off on 17 January 2019.
Following a five-month break, the Formula E circus is returning for a fresh season on 15 December. The first race of the fifth season is scheduled to take place at Ad Diriyah. Ad Diriyah lies on the outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. The Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt and Lucas […]
Aston Martin Works, the British luxury carmaker’s division dealing with classic and historic vehicles, will create a reversible electric powertrain conversion for its classic models.
In 2011, Nissan grabbed our attention (sort of) with a race car concept primarily based on the first generation Leaf electric hatchback. More than a model that had a future in Nissan’s shed, the 2011-concept was a statement of purpose to highlight the potential of electric cars. This was evident from, the minimal 107bhp and […]
Rivian stole the show on Tuesday at the LA Auto Show after dropping two massive nukes in the electrified segment. The gully electric pick-up truck, R1T which we reported a day ago was coupled with its luxury sibling in an SUV iteration, named as the R1S. Both the vehicles are based on the same skateboard-type […]
Ford-subsidiary Lincoln turned up the heat at this year’s LA Auto Show with a potent offering in the luxury SUV segment. Christened as the Aviator, we can say that the new moniker could put up an interesting fight against dominant luxury offerings such as the Audi Q7, Volvo XC90, BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE. Offered […]
Since it was unveiled earlier this year, Porsche’s ambitious upcoming electric iteration, Taycan has garnered plenty of attention. And while we are head over heels for the upcoming car, latest speculations could be a hint at what the car will bring to the table against current EV dominators, Tesla. Talking to German outlet Firmen Auto, […]
Honda’s upcoming electric urban car has been spied testing on public roads for the first time. The spy shots have surfaced online ahead of its scheduled production next year.
Dubai’s popular Ripe Market is back for a whole new season at a brand new location. Chevrolet is joining the fun with the Bolt EV, its first electric vehicle for the Middle East and Africa.
The all-new Toyota Corolla saloon was unveiled earlier today in Guangzhou, China. It joins the hatchback and estate to complete the model family.
Iconiq Motors, the electric vehicle arm of Dubai-based W Motors has announced it is ready with an EV that is Level 5 autonomous, meaning it has no need for human intervention. Even the steering wheel is optional on the Iconiq L5.
Electric vehicles have seen a strong surge in demand here in the UAE, and Chevrolet is one of the foremost players in the segment. The company just launched the all-electric 2019 Bolt hatchback in the country.
Volvo Cars recently acquired a stake in electric car charging company FreeWire Technologies via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, deepening the Swedish automaker’s commitment to a fully electric future.
As many as 55 new electric car models are expected to be introduced in the UAE over the next year to encourage citizens to opt for green transportation in a newly-launched campaign.
Toyota is mulling over bringing one of its iconic nameplates back in a different avatar. The MR2 could come back to life, and in the guise of an electric sports car no less.
The technology Jaguar has used on the I-Pace to warn other road users of its presence is not as bad as it reads in the headline. It is actually a specifically developed audible signal that fits in all forthcoming global automotive legislation.
Hyundai Motor has been ranked among the world’s highest valued brands once again according to the latest rankings published by global brand specialist Interbrand.
Land Rover had discontinued the iconic Defender 4×4 from its lineup in 2016. Thankfully, that’s not the end of the line for the bare-bones SUV as it is making a comeback, probably by 2020.
The prestigious Dubai Police fleet of cars has a new kid on the block: The new Chevrolet Bolt EV. Eight patrol units are already out on the streets of Dubai as of today.
Audi recently debuted the brand new e-Tron SUV that runs purely on electric power. The new commercial the company came out with for the SUV is a brilliant marketing campaign that more manufacturers could take a lesson from.
Volvo Cars participated in the Global Road and Traffic Safety Conference in Abu Dhabi. The two-day conference brought under scrutiny the latest road safety measures being implemented in the UAE.
The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) judges today recognised Hyundai’s design talent by awarding the firm’s SUV offerings. The IDE Awards are presented by the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA).
The Audi e-Tron, on Monday, found its way into the showrooms after entering the production lines earlier this month. The company on Monday showcased its first electric SUV marking its focus on shifting to an electrified lineup in the coming years. The new full electric SUV will sit between the Q5 and the Q7. Needless […]
The Audi e-Tron crossover is the company’s first fully electric model, and as such comes with a host of nifty features that set it apart from other roadgoing cars. Among its repertoire of tricks is an automatic toll payment system.
Volvo unveiled a radical concept that could very well make for a viable alternative to air travel. The 360c concept is an autonomous electric luxury vehicle that has the potential to serve multiple roles through its flexible architecture.
Toyota has formally launched the 2019 Avalon sedan in the UAE. The sedan is the manufacturer’s attempt at pulling people back into the world of sedans in place of crossovers.
FCA U.S. has announced that it has awarded the production of Power Electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler PHEV to its Toledo Machining Plant.
It is a widely known fact that the Jaguar E-type is the most beautiful car in the world. Jaguar Classic, the restoration and maintenance arm for Jaguar’s antique and classic cars is now accepting orders for electric E-Types.
Russian manufacturer Kalashnikov previewed a retro-inspired electric car called the CV-1 that it wants to take on the current global EV leader Tesla.
Hyundai’s affordable electric crossover Kona was just approved by EPA as delivering the longest range on a single charge. This puts it right behind Tesla EVs when it comes to battery efficiency.
Following the disturbing trend of downsizing and tightening emissions norms, Jaguar Land Rover may eliminate V8 engines from their existing range of cars.
Porsche recently put the brand new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid through its paces at the Dubai Autodrome as well as Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi. It set new lap records for hybrid luxury saloons at both the tracks. The initiative is part of a bigger project to benchmark the new hybrid Porsche at many of […]
At the recently concluded Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Volkswagen’s motorsports division showed the world just what electric cars are capable of. The company’s electric race car, the I.D. R set a new time record at the Peak, smashing all previous records by a huge margin.
The automobile industry is going green at a very rapid rate. It won’t be long enough when electric cars running on the streets would be a common sight. Big car companies are working day and night to develop electric vehicles. This will soon result in the increase in demand for electric motors. So, to sort […]
Audi has a rather special new car waiting in the wings ready for its launch. The 2019 Audi Q8 will field directly against the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe.
We all are aware of Volvo’s commitment towards electric vehicles. It has already got hybrid vehicles in its product line up and is planning to electrify its entire product range. Volvo has clearly stated that it’s very serious about electric cars, and is one of the few car manufacturers which is heading towards an electric […]
After releasing a few teasers of its all-new S60, Volvo has finally launched its latest mid-size premium sports sedan. The launch took place at Volvo’s first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina.
Porsche announced on Wednesday that it bought a ten percent stake in Croatian electric carmaker Rimac Automobili. The Stuttgart-based automaker is also looking to enter a technical partnership with the EV maker.
We are familiar with the Mission E concept that Porsche has been working on for quite some time now. This is the first pure electric car for Porsche which has already gained a lot of attention from across the globe. During the “70 years of sports cars” ceremony, Porsche announced that its series production of […]
Toyota Camry has had a successful career graph over all its years of existence. Not just in the Middle East, but this gorgeous car has left its positive impact in various other international markets as well. Now there is a hybrid variant too, which is available at Al-Futtaim Toyota at a price tag of AED […]
Nissan recorded a surge of ten percent in sales of electric cars globally for the fiscal year 2017. Part of the rise in demand was driven by the Nissan Leaf, the world’s best-selling EV.
Last Tuesday on the 29th of May, the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai made an announcement that will serve as an added bonus for electric car owners and those that are looking to step into the EV world.
Tesla is preparing itself to increase the production of its most affordable car, the Model 3. At present, Tesla is capable of producing 1000 units of Model 3 per month at its Gigafactory. But it is still not enough to meet the deadlines.
Tesla Motors has given a right big jolt to all the major automakers of the world with its commercial electric automobiles and scrambled them into action. Mercedes-Benz is one manufacturer among a few of them who have actually begun to sharpen their claws and grab chunks of the hottest automotive trend right now: Electric Cars.
Porsche is leaving no stones unturned to ensure that its new Mission E super sedan turns out to be as good as every other Porsche that leaves the factory. The company invited Mark Webber to its Weissach test track in Germany and handed him the keys to a Mission E early prototype.
Tesla has always amazed us with its incredible technological innovations that led to the birth of a number Tesla electric vehicles. However, the latest gig by the American company has left us in awe. Tesla used its latest Model X to tow a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Audi has been quite busy doing extensive testing of its first all-electric crossover, the E-Tron. We’ve been seeing many spy shots of the test mule over the last few months. Now, the latest bunch of photos reveal the almost production-ready model. Have a look.
It was back in 2010 when Porsche came out with its first hybrid SUV, the Cayenne S Hybrid. After four years, in 2014, it brought another revised version and called it as the Cayenne S E-Hybrid. Now again, four years later, there’s another new iteration of the hybrid SUV, the Cayenne E-Hybrid.
MG Motor is working day and night to expand and further establish its empire in the UAE. In its quest to achieve its goals, it recently opened a new showroom in Dubai. To give us an idea of what its future plans are, MG Motor presented its X-Motion Concept at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show.
At the ongoing Beijing Auto Show, BMW pulled covers off the 2020 iX3 crossover concept, previewing the inclusion of all-electric cars in its core product portfolio.
In 2016 Sergio Marchionne said, “An electric Ferrari would be “obscene.” What’s the point of a silent Ferrari when the aggressive sound of its engine is a crucial part of the driving experience.” Later he realized the importance of electric cars in the future, and hence, confirmed that Ferrari will be introducing its first-ever electric […]
After spinning off from parent company Volvo and making its own name as a performance electric car manufacturer, Polestar was captured in its home ground putting final touches on its first production automobile, the Polestar 1.
Lately, many car manufacturers are turning their attention towards eco-friendly vehicles. In order to make the world a better place to live in, electric cars have started sharing the space with the conventional ones. Then we also have hybrids that sit in the middle between electric and conventional vehicles. One such hybrid is the Hyundai […]
Pininfarina is making big strides in the electric automotive industry and has recently declared that a new battery-powered hypercar is indeed being indigenously developed at its studio.
Tesla always manages to be in the news, whether it’s for the positives or negatives. This time it’s in the headlines because of a few reports that suggest that it is planning to start the production of its Model Y in next year.
Land Rover is bringing the smallest Range Rover over to the Middle Eastern markets to add to its existing lineup of V8 and V6 models. Also on offer is an electric-assisted powertrain.
Ferrari is apparently hard at work developing a new platform that will purportedly have a hybrid powertrain as evidenced by a 488 doing silent rounds of the company’s Maranello testing facility.
The Middle East market is a significant one for Volvo. And the proof that the company has served its customers here well is that it has bagged in another award. This time it is the new XC60 that has received the Middle East Car of the Year Award for 2018.
Among all the automobile manufacturers of the world, Nissan has been one of the quickest to adapt to the future, with mainstream electric cars dotting its lineup along with hybrids and PHEVs. Now the company plans to up its EV game and achieve a rather ambitious sales target of a million EVs per year by […]
At the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, GFG Style presented a new electric supercar with advanced systems capable of harnessing non-conventional energy like solar and wind power.
The electric automobile sphere hasn’t quite recovered from experiencing the capabilities of the Rimac Concept One, and the Croatian automaker already has one more car in the pipeline. The Concept Two promises more power, more torque, low weight and advanced battery technology working in tandem to make it go faster.
The Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 is in its full swing with many car manufacturers across the globe showcasing their finest concepts, and future products. Honda was also present at the show, obviously, and unveiled its new Urban EV Concept. And we must say, it’s an instant attention-seeker. While the trending style in the industry of […]
BMW is bringing a third i model that will preview at the Frankfurt motor show. This is one of the more exciting launches for the brand as the i series will see the i5 take production form during this preview. The i5 is hoping to hit the market by 2021 as announced by BMW chairman […]
Greener news comes from Uber as they plan to stop using diesel cars in London altogether by the end of 2019. This is a bold step towards an emission free world as Uber is one company that has thousands of cars running the streets of UK and most of them are diesel powered for efficiency. […]
They say history repeats itself, and how true is that in this case. First Launched in 1960s, the E-Type Roadster was much-admired by Enzo Ferrari as “the most beautiful car in the world” and has been brought back to life in an all new electric avatar, the E-type Zero. This new alternative propulsion version can […]
Volkswagen has already confirmed that it will be selling their first electric I.D. cars in 2020 and the plain I.D. car will be the introductory model in that lineup. There were rumors that the VW group might launch an I.D. crossover car that will follow the base version and that rumor holds true as VW […]
The present day Scottish Government has planned to ban standalone petrol and diesel cars by 2032. This will be eight years ahead of schedule for the timeline that was initially proposed by the rest of the UK. Scotland, by 2032 will sell diesel and petrol hybrids but no cars will be standalone with gasoline or […]