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Hyundai’s flying taxi network will cover 65 cities around the world
Hyundai’s flying taxi network will cover 65 cities around the world

Hyundai and Urban-Air Port have revised their plans to develop a worldwide flying taxi network. According to Bloomberg, the alliance plans to launch 65 transport hubs in several countries at once in different parts of the world. And the first place where flying taxis will appear will be the British town of Coventry. In Coventry,… More

NHTSA asks 12 automakers to help in the investigation of the tesla autopilot case
NHTSA asks 12 automakers to help in the investigation of the tesla autopilot case

The United States is organizing a security check on Tesla’s proprietary autopilot. Local oversight has stepped up after a series of accidents involving Tesla electric cars equipped with autonomous driving technology. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the United States has asked 12 major automakers for information on advanced driver assistance systems in… More

AWD in the database: what will please the updated CX-5
AWD in the database: what will please the updated CX-5

The Japanese brand will offer AWD as standard on each of its crossover family starting in the 2022 model year. Mazda has some pretty significant new items for the US car market. In addition to the new version of the CX-5 crossover, buyers will be offered Mazda crossovers with standard all-wheel drive. As stated in… More

In 10 minutes: Israel has developed batteries for Tesla
In 10 minutes: Israel has developed batteries for Tesla

Israeli startup StoreDot, owned by businessman Kenes Rakishev, has created a battery for electric vehicles that can be charged in 10 minutes. The battery is made to the standards of batteries that are used for Tesla electric cars: 46 mm in diameter and 80 mm in height. They will be produced at the EVE Energy… More

From “boxes” to electric vehicles: ZF introduced a modular platform
From “boxes” to electric vehicles: ZF introduced a modular platform

German technology company ZF, best known for its powertrains, is introducing a fully modular electrical platform that it offers to car manufacturers. At the IAA in Munich, ZF unveiled its Modular eDrive Kit, a modular platform that the company claims brings together all the technical knowledge and expertise in electric driving. Sounds like a good… More

XPeng has started the development of flying cars and new robots
XPeng has started the development of flying cars and new robots

Chinese electric vehicle startup XPeng plans to expand its production to the market by introducing robotics and flying cars, founder and CEO He Xiaopeng told CNBC on September 9. According to He, all automakers will sooner or later produce robots – some in 10 years, and some in 30. He also sees robots as a… More

Batteries of Toyota electric cars will be super hardy
Batteries of Toyota electric cars will be super hardy

Toyota Motor has revealed new details of the promising bZ4X electric vehicle, which was shown a prototype in April this year. It became known that the manufacturer will equip the future novelty with a durable battery, which will retain 90% of its initial capacity even after ten years. Representatives of the Japanese brand spoke about… More

Honda will conduct tests of drones of joint development with GM
Honda will conduct tests of drones of joint development with GM

In September 2021, Honda will begin preparations for large-scale tests of self-driving cars, developed jointly with the American company Cruise, a division of General Motors that develops autonomous control systems. This was reported by the press service of the Japanese automaker. The drone tests will take place in the cities of Utsunomiya and Haga in… More

Tesla still received a patent for laser wipers
Tesla still received a patent for laser wipers

Tesla has received a patent for a laser glass cleaning system that can replace conventional wipers. On May 10, 2019, Tesla filed a patent for “Pulsed Laser Cleaners” with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). More than two years later, on September 7, 2021, it finally received USPTO approval. The technology has been named… More