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Volkswagen to hold its “Battery Day”
Volkswagen to hold its “Battery Day”

Volkswagen has announced plans to hold an event similar to Tesla’s Battery Day this fall. The Germans called their presentation Power day and set it for March 15. The announcement emphasizes that no new cars will be presented at Energy Day. It will be about new accumulators and batteries. The head of the concern Herbert… More

Apple patents ‘smart light’
Apple patents ‘smart light’

A document filed by Apple with the US Patent and Trademark Office describes an area lighting system that automatically illuminates areas of the interior as needed. Cameras and sensors determine where to turn on the lights. Alternatively, the cameras can detect when the driver of the self-driving car is pulling out a book or magazine… More

Google made the XC60 smarter
Google made the XC60 smarter

Volvo Cars today spoke about the features of the 2022 XC60 SUV. The Swedes called the transfer of the Sensus media center to the Android operating system and the emergence of services from Google (Assistant, Maps, Play) as the most important innovations. The first google set was the XC40 Recharge electric car, and the XC60… More

Jaguar calms I-Pace appetites
Jaguar calms I-Pace appetites

Magna, the world’s largest manufacturer of bespoke cars and, among others, the I-Pace electric crossover for Jaguar, has unveiled a new generation of electric vehicle powertrain. The presentation took place in Sweden, where winter tests of new units are carried out. Actually, all that is known about the new power plant is that it consists… More

Tesla prepares fifth-level autopilot
Tesla prepares fifth-level autopilot

By the end of this year, Tesla is going to offer customers a Level 5 autopilot. Such ambitious plans are being made by the founder and head of Tesla, Elon Musk. Currently, the most advanced version of the corporate autopilot is being tested by selected customers of the brand. This is the so-called beta version… More

smart on the Geely platform: first details
smart on the Geely platform: first details

Mercedes-Benz and its Chinese partner Geely are preparing for the premiere of a concept prototype of the future electric crossover smart, according to Autocar. The novelty will be based on a platform developed by Geely, and on one charge the electric cross will be able to travel up to 500 kilometers. The fact that Geely… More

A world without traffic jams: New Deal Design unmanned capsule
A world without traffic jams: New Deal Design unmanned capsule

California-based design studio New Deal Design has proposed a new way to rid the world’s megacities of traffic jams – the Rolla unmanned capsule, which can be called using an application on the phone. In their opinion, the compact device is ideal for cities and can even replace outdated traditional transport. Rolla is a fully… More

Tesla finds new nickel supplier
Tesla finds new nickel supplier

Tesla has reached an agreement with the government of New Caledonia and the Brazilian mining company Vale on long-term purchases of nickel, writes the Financial Times. This metal is used to make cathodes for lithium-ion batteries. New Caledonia is formally part of France. It is an island territory in the Pacific Ocean east of Australia…. More

Электровэн VW ID. Buzz can cope without a driver
Электровэн VW ID. Buzz can cope without a driver

The development process is dubbed “the electrification of the iconic Bulli”. Probably ID. Buzz will change its name to ID 7. Argo AI will install SDS (self-driving system). The Supervisory Board of the Volkswagen Group has approved a research and development program for autonomous electric propulsion. A budget of over $ 1 billion has been… More

New KIA CV electric car: known characteristics
New KIA CV electric car: known characteristics

The UK site of the KIA brand has already announced the availability and main characteristics of the upcoming KIA CV production model. As Internet users have found out, KIA already has a page on the British website dedicated to the first electric car on the E-GMP platform. Apparently, the car will be available in the… More