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Daimler and Volvo plan to produce hydrogen fuel cell trucks in 2025
Daimler and Volvo plan to produce hydrogen fuel cell trucks in 2025

The Daimler Truck Division and Volvo said Thursday they will begin producing hydrogen fuel cells in Europe in 2025 through a joint venture, and called on EU authorities to help make the zero-emission technology commercially viable. German and Swedish large truck makers formed their joint venture Cellcentric in March. They said they would provide more… More

Lexus and Toyota build “self-propelled” crossovers
Lexus and Toyota build “self-propelled” crossovers

Toyota on Wednesday announced a $ 803 million investment to support the production of two new crossovers at its Princeton, Indiana plant, one of which will be Lexus. The new investment is expected to create about 1,400 jobs at the plant and even more at suppliers. Both crossovers will be large three-row models aimed at… More

Williams and Italdesign are working on a platform for electric cars
Williams and Italdesign are working on a platform for electric cars

Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) and Italdesign will jointly offer turnkey modular electric vehicle platforms that other automakers will soon be able to use. Williams Advanced Engineering, a subsidiary of the Williams Formula 1 team, has been developing a modular platform for electric vehicles called EVX since 2017. The platform comes with a built-in battery that… More

Hyundai prepares a racing electric car and a powerful hydrogen car
Hyundai prepares a racing electric car and a powerful hydrogen car

Hyundai has announced plans to develop a new electric car for racing. The model, which will join the N-line family, will be built on the E-GMP platform. In addition, representatives of the company announced a powerful hydrogen car. The Hyundai lineup already has electric racing cars. The company plans to take part in the races… More

How to cheat Tesla autopilot?
How to cheat Tesla autopilot?

Experts organized a series of road tests and found an interesting pattern. The Tesla autopilot was tested by Consumer Reports engineers, and they chose a closed track for their experiments. Experts managed to find a way to deceive smart electronics so that the autopilot function turns on even when there is no one in the… More

Ford Night Driving Drivings: When the Night Becomes a Day (Video)
Ford Night Driving Drivings: When the Night Becomes a Day (Video)

Smart headlights are a new technology that Ford is developing. A system that will increase safety when driving at night by adapting to road conditions and based on data from the navigation system. Ford engineers have many open fronts in technology. The American company is working to improve the safety of passengers on its models…. More

Toyota embarks on heavy hydrogen engine tests
Toyota embarks on heavy hydrogen engine tests

Toyota has announced the start of testing of a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine. As an experiment, this unit will be installed on the Corolla Sport sedan, which will compete in the Japanese Super Taikyu Series 2021 endurance racing series Powered by Hankook. Interestingly, we are really not talking about a power plant on hydrogen fuel… More

Volvo intends to become a closed-loop manufacturer
Volvo intends to become a closed-loop manufacturer

The Volvo concern plans to become a closed-cycle manufacturer by 2040, which will save $ 118 million and 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions by 2025. The plan is based on a massive overhaul. Bend organizes production runs to recycle heavily emitting materials such as steel and aluminum. The brand will refurbish, repair parts… More

Apple car will change its dimensions

Apple received a patent for Extendable bumpers for vehicles, which it applied for back in 2019. The technology will allow changing the length of the car on command and, possibly, will be used on the first car of the American corporation. Judging by the diagram, the technology works as follows: behind the bumper is a… More

NIO does not charge, but changes batteries
NIO does not charge, but changes batteries

The station was created as part of a partnership between NIO and Sinopec. The first one was created in Beijing. This second generation station is the first of its kind to allow a vehicle to automatically enter a station. Each NIO Power Swap Station 2.0 is equipped with 239 sensors and four interoperable cloud computing… More