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Tim Cook shares Apple’s plans for electric cars
Tim Cook shares Apple’s plans for electric cars

The project of Apple’s first electric car is still alive, despite the difficulties that follow one after another. The smartphone maker continues to work in the field of self-driving cars. Tim Cook told about this in an interview with the journalist of The New York Times. According to him, autonomy technologies are the leading ones… More

Chinese autopilot drove almost 3,000 km
Chinese autopilot drove almost 3,000 km

Chinese electric vehicle startup Xpeng reached a milestone in March in the development of its autonomous driving system for highways known as Navigation Guided Pilot. NGP is part of the Xpilot suite, which brings together all of the Xpeng’s electronic driver assistance functions. It belongs to the second level of autopilot, as the system still… More

Tesla teams up with Toyota?
Tesla teams up with Toyota?

Various online sources have started reporting this. According to the published data, the American corporation Tesla is in talks with representatives of the Japanese automaker Toyota to conclude a partnership agreement. It is reported that possible cooperation will be in the field of creating a platform for a compact all-electric crossover. It is assumed that,… More

Porsche tries to make ATS as “clean” as electric cars
Porsche tries to make ATS as “clean” as electric cars

Starting this day, participants in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will be filling their cars with a special fuel synthesized by ExxonMobil. The first iteration of the mixture is based on second-generation biofuels, and the second, which will begin testing in 2022, will already receive synthetic components. By using this fuel in production vehicles, greenhouse… More

Genesis will equip its new solar-roofed sedan
Genesis will equip its new solar-roofed sedan

TheKoreanCarBlog has spy shots of the new Genesis electric sedan (Hyundai’s premium brand), which will be based on the Genesis G80. Based on the photos, the car will receive solar panels on the roof – for additional recharge of the batteries. The car is partially covered with camouflage, but it is noticeable that the electric… More

While Tesla is developing – China produces!
While Tesla is developing – China produces!

BAK battery capacity is 25 Ah. The Chinese company BAK presented new batteries of the 4680 standard at a local battery exhibition. The same ones were presented by Tesla in the fall. The Americans are still developing the technology for mass production of their batteries, and the Chinese intend to start serial production as early… More

Electric car of the future: Humble One solar-powered parquet
Electric car of the future: Humble One solar-powered parquet

Founded in 2020, California-based startup Humble Motors has set out to build a solar-powered electric crossover Humble One from scratch (like the Lightyear One or Sono Sion). According to the firm’s plan, the car should be “lined” with 82.3 square feet (7.65 m?) Photovoltaic panels. Solar panels should be placed on the roof, doors, side… More

Ford curtails sales of home charging stations for electric cars
Ford curtails sales of home charging stations for electric cars

We are talking about proprietary equipment Level 2 for the Mustang Mach-E electric car. Such home charging began to warn owners about unknown system defects and stop working on their own. According to Automotive News, the automaker itself claims that the detected defect does not affect safety in any way. At the same time, Ford… More

WWF environmentalists demand to ban advertising of crossovers and SUVs
WWF environmentalists demand to ban advertising of crossovers and SUVs

The fighters for the environment are outraged that automakers do not hesitate to advertise cars against the backdrop of nature, keeping silent about what harm they do to it. French activists from WWF (World Wildlife Fund) took up arms against advertising of crossovers and SUVs. Very often in such videos, a brutal car drives around… More

Damage from the fire at the Renesas microchip factory was higher than expected
Damage from the fire at the Renesas microchip factory was higher than expected

Renesas Electronics reported more severe fire damage. The recent fire of the Japanese company Renesas Electronics, which manufactures microcircuits, caused more damage than previously thought. It is reported that the fire damaged not 11, but 17 installations that are involved in the production of semiconductors. Note that the incident occurred on March 19 Naka (Japan)…. More