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Hyundai announces development of the world’s first “clasterless HUD”
Hyundai announces development of the world’s first “clasterless HUD”

The Head-Up Display, which integrates the instrument cluster and HUD functions, was developed by Hyundai Mobis. In the era of full electric vehicles, the use of interior space has become more important and Hyundai Mobis has pioneered a new conceptual display technology optimized for autonomous cars and electrification. Hyundai Mobis’s Clusterless HUD is a next-generation… More

The future is not for electro: Toyota’s alternative reality
The future is not for electro: Toyota’s alternative reality

Toyota is evaluating the possibility of using hydrogen engines as an alternative to total electrification. The Japanese company recently unveiled a hydrogen-powered Corolla in a 24-hour endurance race at Fuji Speedway in Japan, using a slightly modified version of the turbocharged 1.6-liter GR Yaris three-cylinder engine as part of its testing program. The race car… More

Tesla opens first solar charging station with energy storage
Tesla opens first solar charging station with energy storage

So, on June 23 in Lhasa (Tibet Autonomous Region of China), the first Tesla solar charging station with energy storage opens. The opening of Tesla’s first solar energy storage station is associated with the launch of Tesla Energy (the company’s energy division) in China. Thus, Tesla Energy will be responsible for the production of solar… More

The new Golf will become fully digital
The new Golf will become fully digital

The 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R will receive a new electric architecture as part of their design. VW recently released a detailed description of how this new architecture enables more digital functionality in the cockpit of these “charged” hatchbacks. Moving to the eighth generation Golf platform means both the GTI and the Golf… More

Volvo and Northvolt brands to build electric battery factory in Europe
Volvo and Northvolt brands to build electric battery factory in Europe

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has entered into an agreement with local battery manufacturer Northvolt to co-manufacture batteries for electric vehicles. For this, a new enterprise and research center will be created. Together, two companies from one of the most environmentally neutral European countries intend to create batteries with a potential capacity of up to 50… More

Porsche launches production of high-power lithium cells
Porsche launches production of high-power lithium cells

Porsche and its partner Customcells, specialist in specialty (unusual) lithium-ion batteries, have announced the launch of high-performance battery cells at the Weissach Development Center. The auto giant owns 83.75% of the shares in the joint venture. The new joint venture, called the Cellforce Group, is headquartered in Tübingen. The same city is being considered as… More

Five platforms found in Geely SEA architecture
Five platforms found in Geely SEA architecture

The ZGH Group held a briefing in Malaysia for the local media, where its chief engineer Kent Bovellan spoke about the modular architecture of SEA (Sustainable Experience Architecture). It turned out that five platforms have been developed: SEA1 (for large models of segments D, E, F), SEA2 (for classes from B to D), SEA-E (aka… More

How does BMW cope with used batteries?
How does BMW cope with used batteries?

It is believed that lithium-ion batteries are harmful to the environment due to the impossibility of recycling. In fact, even during the development phase, the BMW Group engineers are thinking about how to dispose of batteries. There are two main methods for recycling batteries. In the first case, the process begins with disassembling the battery… More

Honda develops “wire clutch”
Honda develops “wire clutch”

Honda engineers continue to work hard on new technologies for motorcycles and motorcyclists. The electronic clutch control system is among the developments that are already at the stage of obtaining a patent. In the original, the system is called “clutch-by-wire” (by analogy with ride-by-wire or brake-by-wire). The idea is to eliminate mechanical clutch control. The… More

Porsche unveils sixth generation PCM
Porsche unveils sixth generation PCM

The proprietary Porsche Communication Management (PCM) media system has passed into the sixth generation: a new multimedia modification will appear on production cars Porsche 911, Panamera and Cayenne this summer, and a little later on the Taycan electric car. The interiors of the Porsche 911, Panamera, Cayenne and Taycan will not change, even the dimensions… More