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Innovative solar panels: they allow you not to charge the electric car
Innovative solar panels: they allow you not to charge the electric car

Toshiba solar panels are much more efficient than conventional ones. They will be put into production in 2030. The Japanese company Toshiba has announced the development of a new generation of solar cells. They are designed primarily for electric vehicles and are much more efficient. This is reported by the official Toshiba website. Innovative solar… More

Electric F-150 will act as a charger
Electric F-150 will act as a charger

According to the published information, the new Ford F-150 Lightning will receive bi-directional charging. In other words, virtually any other electric vehicle, be it a Ford E-Transit, Mustang Mach-E, or a third-party car, will be able to refill its range from a Ford pickup truck battery. There is one caveat – an electric vehicle must… More

In Israel, developed nanoadditives that “turn” plastic into metal
In Israel, developed nanoadditives that “turn” plastic into metal

Israeli startup Nemo Nanomaterials, founded in 2018 and still operating in stealth mode, has unveiled a blend of carbon nanomaterials that could revolutionize the possibilities of industrial additives in almost any industry. For example, for the automotive industry, proprietary concentrates can be used to create plastic parts with metal properties. They will be as strong… More

Magna has found a way to save battery power
Magna has found a way to save battery power

Magna, known as a developer and supplier of automotive components, including electrical and electronic, will showcase various innovations at CES 2022, including the EtelligentReach connected drive system. It uses new software to maximize the range and driving dynamics. The software optimizes the interaction of electric drive components in such a way that it allows getting… More

No one can hide: Volvo launches an unusual system for finding stolen cars
No one can hide: Volvo launches an unusual system for finding stolen cars

Volvo is partnering with Vodafone Automotive to provide its UK customers with the option to install a new tracking device. It will allow you to determine the location of the car with an accuracy of 10 meters. This was reported by RBC-Ukraine Auto with reference to the company’s press service. Most car thefts in Europe… More

Chipmakers have increased production and promise an end to the shortage
Chipmakers have increased production and promise an end to the shortage

The shortage of microelectronics remains one of the most serious problems for automakers around the world. Many of them were forced to make painful decisions – to cut production or produce cars with inferior configurations. RBC-Ukraine Auto reports this with a link to Autoevolution. Due to supply chain disruptions caused by the lack of chips,… More

iPhone – it is like BMW: Bavarians will “share” the platform with Apple
iPhone – it is like BMW: Bavarians will “share” the platform with Apple

In 2017, the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup founded a subsidiary VinFast and started producing cars on licensed BMW chassis, saving more than one million dollars on development. According to Automotive News Europe, the same scheme could be used by Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group (a manufacturer of iPhone, iPad and Xiaomi smartphones) and the government of Saudi… More

Toyota built a GR Yaris powered by hydrogen
Toyota built a GR Yaris powered by hydrogen

Toyota is a well-known opponent of full electrification of cars, therefore it is actively testing all possible technologies that can significantly or completely eliminate harmful emissions. Previously, Toyota showed a hydrogen Corolla, the car even successfully competed and finished in the Super Taikyu 24-hour endurance race. That car had a 1.6-liter three-cylinder engine modified to… More