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Renault has returned to the idea of a quick change of batteries
Renault has returned to the idea of a quick change of batteries

This technology not only saves time on recharging, but also significantly reduces the cost of buying an electric car. More than ten years ago, Renault was one of the pioneers in offering fast battery change technology for its then models. It was about electric versions of the Kangoo van and the Fluence sedan. So, by… More

Ford and VW electric cars to get common platform
Ford and VW electric cars to get common platform

Ford is considering developing a range of electric vehicles based on the Volkswagen MEB architecture. The two auto giants have already announced an engineering collaboration under which Ford will develop commercial vehicles for the two brands. Ford is also already testing the MEB-based compact SUV, which will be launched in 2023 and will rank one… More

Toyota decided to fight back against the theft of catalysts
Toyota decided to fight back against the theft of catalysts

Toyota Motor has developed a new method to combat theft of catalytic converters. The company will secretly mark over 100,000 catalysts with invisible markings. Subsequently, she will help to find out on which specific car the stolen part was installed. Thanks to this, the police will be able to fight organized crime in this area… More

Argo AI unveils advanced lidar for Ford and VW
Argo AI unveils advanced lidar for Ford and VW

The American firm Argo AI, which started five years ago with artificial intelligence systems and software for autonomous movement, thanks to the recent acquisition of Princeton Lightwave, has expanded its activities by starting the development and production of lidars. Recently, Argo AI spoke about a new sensor capable of “seeing” at 400 m. It will… More

The Germans created a revolutionary electric motor
The Germans created a revolutionary electric motor

Mahle introduced an electric motor without permanent magnets. According to the press service of Mahle, the company has developed an electric motor without the use of permanent magnets, which, according to representatives of the company, will increase the efficiency of the power plant, as well as reduce its cost and maintenance costs. The need for… More

Skoda handed out augmented reality goggles to employees

Skoda has distributed HoloLens augmented reality glasses to some employees that project holograms of technical manuals and checklists. The automaker believed that this device would simplify production line maintenance processes and reduce the likelihood of errors. The HoloLens system consists of glasses that display holograms and a camera-projector device. Lenses provide peripheral vision, and virtual… More

In the U.S. came up with how to charge electric cars right while driving
In the U.S. came up with how to charge electric cars right while driving

Scientists at Cornell University in the USA are developing this technology, which will help solve the problem with recharging car batteries. Now the ubiquitous distribution of electric cars is hampered by one important problem – charging the battery. There are fewer charging stations than required, and for many this is a strong argument against. American… More

Tesla will learn not to buckle up at the wheel!
Tesla will learn not to buckle up at the wheel!

Tesla has received a patent for a new development that will not allow travel with an unfastened seat belt. A system called Improper seatbelt usage detection, or ISUD, will prevent a vehicle from moving if it detects an incorrect seatbelt use. Tesla applied for a patent back in 2019, but only got it now. By… More

Brembo presented a clever braking soup
Brembo presented a clever braking soup

The Brembo G Sessanta brakes are equipped with LED indicators, wireless communication and the ability to control from a smartphone via an app. The Italian manufacturer of brake systems decided to remind the public of its anniversary in such an unusual way – this year the company will celebrate its 60th anniversary. The presented brake… More

Ignore roadside advertising? Nothing, Ford will fix it!
Ignore roadside advertising? Nothing, Ford will fix it!

Many makes and models are equipped with technology to read road signs, including speed limits, which provide useful information to the driver. However, a new Ford patent hints at potential future uses of this technology in advertising. Roads all over the world are littered with unattractive billboards that many of us ignore on our daily… More