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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

“Hi, BMW”: Bavarians share information about Live Cockpit

A key interior element of the new BMW X3 and BMW X4 is the BMW Live Cockpit. The new BMW Live Cockpit Plus comes standard on the two updated Bavarian crossovers and includes a Black Panel-style instrument cluster with a 5.1-inch information display and a 10.25-inch center display. BMW Maps Navigation and BMW ConnectedDrive Services… More

The EU will assess the damage to the environment from the production of batteries for electric vehicles
The EU will assess the damage to the environment from the production of batteries for electric vehicles

The European Commission has planned from 2024 to introduce requirements for accounting for carbon dioxide emissions at every stage of production, distribution, use and disposal of industrial batteries. In particular, those used for electric vehicles. Japanese, American and European automakers and major cloud providers intend to establish international guidelines for the accurate measurement of carbon… More

Hydrogen BMW X5 is already on the roads
Hydrogen BMW X5 is already on the roads

The BMW brand has started road tests of the i Hydrogen NEXT hydrogen crossover based on the standard BMW X5 model. The prototype was developed in collaboration with Toyota. BMW’s hydrogen car prototype has hit public roads in Europe. It is noted that during the tests, special attention is paid to software settings, efficiency, safety,… More

Future Koenigsegg hypercars may work on volcanoes!?
Future Koenigsegg hypercars may work on volcanoes!?

Carmaker Koenigsegg is exploring how biofuels from semi-active volcanoes can be used for its future production vehicles. Koenigsegg is electrifying and developing ultra-high voltage batteries for future vehicles. The company is also looking to extend the life of its internal combustion engines with an innovative fuel known as Vulcanol. Christian von Koenigsegg discussed this fuel… More

The new Defender will get a water-back version
The new Defender will get a water-back version

Land Rover has announced work on a prototype hydrogen Defender, which will begin road testing by the end of 2021 in the UK. The automaker does not talk about the serial prospects of such a model, but notes that by 2030 the number of hydrogen cars should exceed 10 million, and the number of filling… More

The secret to the mad figures of Tesla Model S Plaid
The secret to the mad figures of Tesla Model S Plaid

The Tesla Model S Plaid, the fastest and most powerful electric vehicle in the company’s history, began shipping last week. And in fresh tweets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk explained what makes Plaid’s engines so special. Recall that the car is equipped with three electric motors with a total capacity of 1020 horsepower. They can accelerate… More