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Opel Vivaro: now on hydrogen
Opel Vivaro: now on hydrogen

Opel is expanding the Vivaro range with a special version. The car is already on offer with an electric motor, but will soon be available as a Vivaro-e Hydrogen with a fuel cell on board. Fuel cell vehicles are still rare. Toyota has Mirai, Hyundai has Nexo. Opel is expanding its capabilities with the Vivaro-e… More

Waymo drone created a cork and “flow” from technical support
Waymo drone created a cork and “flow” from technical support

A curious incident took place in Chandler, Arizona. One of Waymo’s drones got stuck on the road due to cones. At that moment, a passenger was in the cabin of the unmanned taxi. He was not taken aback and captured what was happening on video. The irony is that the taxi passenger was blogger Joel… More

Lada Vesta and XRAY with a digital “device” in the style of Vaz-2101
Lada Vesta and XRAY with a digital “device” in the style of Vaz-2101

The St. Petersburg company CMGAISD, which creates accessories for cars, is preparing to launch sales of stylized virtual dashboards for the Lada Vesta and Lada XRAY models in the VAZ-2101 style, popularly known as “Kopeyka”. The size of the display “tidy” is 308 x 130 mm, and the resolution is 1920 x 720 pixels. The… More

Nissan to cut car production
Nissan to cut car production

The global semiconductor shortage continues to hit the auto industry. For example, Japanese Nissan will not only cut but also temporarily stop car production at its Kyushu plant until May 19. This is reported by several media outlets familiar with the situation. Nissan is adjusting production and taking necessary steps to rebuild due to chip… More

Aston Martin to give up “mechanics” in 2022
Aston Martin to give up “mechanics” in 2022

The British luxury car maker has noted a lack of customer interest in manual transmissions and will stop making cars with manual transmissions starting next year. The British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin plans to completely abandon the production of cars on “mechanics” in 2022. The CEO of the brand Tobias Moers told about this… More

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