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Electric AMG: Daimler patented indices
Electric AMG: Daimler patented indices

The European Union’s intellectual property office (EUIPO) has registered Daimler’s patents for indexes of future Mercedes-AMG electric cars. It is known that the new Mercedes-Benz model called EQE will be an analog of the e-class sedan, built on a purely “electric” platform of Electric Vehicle Architecture (EVA). Now it turned out that the novelty will… More

KIA brings new Sportage to Nurburgring
KIA brings new Sportage to Nurburgring

At the Nurburgring race track, a new-generation KIA Sportage crossover got caught in the lens of spy cameras. The prototype passed road tests, while eyewitnesses noted an interesting feature: when accelerating from the car, there were no sounds from the internal combustion engine, but its work is clearly heard during races. Most likely, this is… More

In Europe, they turned on plug-in hybrids
In Europe, they turned on plug-in hybrids

The European climate group called on local authorities to stop providing plug-in hybrids with tax breaks and various types of subsidies. Experts believe that these machines are harmful to the environment is stronger than we are told by advertising. Plug-in hybrids emit much more CO2 than automakers tell us. The experts came to this conclusion… More

VW Touareg eHybrid prices
VW Touareg eHybrid prices

The plug-in hybrid is already available for order in China. The German automaker has begun taking orders for its new Volkswagen Touareg eHybrid hybrid crossover in the middle Kingdom. The cost of the car starts from 679,800 yuan. Recall that the Volkswagen Touareg eHybrid was developed as part of the company’s plan to reduce harmful… More

How the new Forester passed the “moose test”
How the new Forester passed the “moose test”

Spanish edition km77.com conducted a “moose test” of the 2019 Subaru Forester hybrid. The crossover coped with the test and was able to pass the test at a speed of 77 kilometers per hour. This result was better than many of his predecessors. For testing, a hybrid Subaru Forester of the 2019 model year was… More

Renault’s hybrid technology stands as well as Toyota’s technology
Renault’s hybrid technology stands as well as Toyota’s technology

Renault CEO Luca demeo said that the company’s hybrid technology is very close to the cost of a similar system from Toyota, despite the fact that the Japanese Corporation has been developing in this area for more than 20 years. The head of Renault, in particular, promised that he will significantly reduce the cost of… More

New Toyota Yaris Cross conquers the market
New Toyota Yaris Cross conquers the market

The new product debuted on the last day of last summer and in September immediately became a bestseller in Japan among the cars of the SUV segment. The new Toyota Yaris Cross crossover won the title of best-seller of the Japanese car market in September in the SUV segment. The portal “New cars” reports that… More

BMW with a light: defect hybrid models
BMW with a light: defect hybrid models

BMW has announced the recall of 26,700 vehicles with hybrid installations worldwide: it will affect models X1, X2, X3 and X5, sedans 3, 5 and 7 series, as well as the compact 2 series Active Tourer. At the same time, a MINI Countryman will be sent for repairs. Due to problems in the supplier’s production,… More

X8 with hybrid drive caught in the photo
X8 with hybrid drive caught in the photo

The brand’s most luxurious crossover should go on sale at the end of next year. Seven all-terrain vehicles in the BMW model range were not enough – the company is working on the eighth, with the index X8. Our spies shared fresh images from the prototype tests. The developers are not in a hurry to… More

Firefighters can’t put out electric cars
Firefighters can’t put out electric cars

Us firefighters admitted that they are not prepared to extinguish electric cars and hybrid cars. Almost a third of the American firefighters surveyed are not trained at all to extinguish” battery-powered ” cars; half of the firefighters did not receive instructions and protocols on how to act in cases of an accident/fire of electric vehicles…. More