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The future is here: Dubai switches to driverless taxis
The future is here: Dubai switches to driverless taxis

From 2023, Dubai (UAE) will begin to switch to unmanned taxis. The deliveries of such vehicles will be carried out by the American company Cruise, a division of General Motors. Crown Prince of Dubai Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced this on Twitter. According to him, Cruise will deliver 4,000 Origin unmanned shuttles… More

Rivian chose Samsung
Rivian chose Samsung

Rivian has announced that the batteries for the R1T electric pickup trucks and R1S SUVs will be comprised of Samsung SDI-branded batteries. The automaker claims it has been working with Koreans for a long time on the design of its batteries. It is assumed that we are talking about pen-type batteries of standard 2170 –… More

Hankook carried away by origami: presented tires transformers
Hankook carried away by origami: presented tires transformers

It took almost 10 years to develop a fully functional set of such tires. The result is wheels that are capable of varying diameters from 46 to 80 cm and withstand a load comparable to the weight of a full-size car. The wheels are a three-layer structure based on a thick flexible composite membrane, which… More

Yamaha unveils new 480-horsepower electric motor for OEM deliveries
Yamaha unveils new 480-horsepower electric motor for OEM deliveries

The Japanese company Yamaha Motor unveiled a new motor for electric vehicles with the highest efficiency in the class on April 12. Its power reaches 476 hp. According to the company, this is a record for such a compact size (the exact dimensions have not yet been published). The engine runs at 800 V. In… More

Volkswagen electric cars will get two-way charging
Volkswagen electric cars will get two-way charging

Bidirectional charging is one of the characteristics of electric vehicles, but not all. While the new system is offered by brands such as Nissan, Hyundai and KIA. Volkswagen is also working on this for MEB models. The system will appear in 2022. One of the drawbacks of the German giant’s MEB platform for electric vehicles… More

Real “robot”: Hyundai Kona N will receive only a box of DCT
Real “robot”: Hyundai Kona N will receive only a box of DCT

The appearance of the Hyundai Kona N crossover has ceased to be a secret after recent teasers. Now the Koreans have shared important technical information. For example, the 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo engine will develop the same 280 hp as the Hyundai i30 N performance hot hatch. But if the “thirty” is equipped with two types… More

Toyota taught Mirai and Lexus LS to drive independently
Toyota taught Mirai and Lexus LS to drive independently

On April 8, Toyota presented in Japan a new Advanced Drive semi-autopilot system – the first to receive it were the flagship Lexus LS500h sedan and the Toyota Mirai hydrogen car. She is able to drive a car without human intervention and copes with most traffic situations. Advanced Drive is able to keep a vehicle… More

From Tesla Cybertruck made a smart apartment

The electric Tesla Cybertruck, which has not yet entered the assembly line, continues to inspire engineers from around the world. This time, a very compact living module called CyberLandr was invented for the pickup: its width and length are ideal for the cargo platform of the car, and when folded it is completely invisible. At… More

The new GMC Hummer EV can turn into a charging station on its own
The new GMC Hummer EV can turn into a charging station on its own

The upcoming electric SUV, which will only start sales in 2023 as a 2024 model, will be able to charge not only other cars of the American brand, but also various electric cars. The 2024 GMC Hummer EV will get a new feature – a power plant generator, although technically it’s not quite a generator…. More

Subaru prepares a flying motorcycle!?
Subaru prepares a flying motorcycle!?

The corresponding patent was published as a joke on April 1st. Not so long ago, a strange patent for a flying motorcycle was discovered in the patent office database. It is worth noting that it is currently not completely clear whether this was all a joke or whether Subaru is really going to make such… More