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Tesla opens first solar charging station with energy storage
Tesla opens first solar charging station with energy storage

So, on June 23 in Lhasa (Tibet Autonomous Region of China), the first Tesla solar charging station with energy storage opens. The opening of Tesla’s first solar energy storage station is associated with the launch of Tesla Energy (the company’s energy division) in China. Thus, Tesla Energy will be responsible for the production of solar… More

The new Golf will become fully digital
The new Golf will become fully digital

The 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R will receive a new electric architecture as part of their design. VW recently released a detailed description of how this new architecture enables more digital functionality in the cockpit of these “charged” hatchbacks. Moving to the eighth generation Golf platform means both the GTI and the Golf… More

Volvo and Northvolt brands to build electric battery factory in Europe
Volvo and Northvolt brands to build electric battery factory in Europe

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has entered into an agreement with local battery manufacturer Northvolt to co-manufacture batteries for electric vehicles. For this, a new enterprise and research center will be created. Together, two companies from one of the most environmentally neutral European countries intend to create batteries with a potential capacity of up to 50… More

Porsche launches production of high-power lithium cells
Porsche launches production of high-power lithium cells

Porsche and its partner Customcells, specialist in specialty (unusual) lithium-ion batteries, have announced the launch of high-performance battery cells at the Weissach Development Center. The auto giant owns 83.75% of the shares in the joint venture. The new joint venture, called the Cellforce Group, is headquartered in Tübingen. The same city is being considered as… More

Five platforms found in Geely SEA architecture
Five platforms found in Geely SEA architecture

The ZGH Group held a briefing in Malaysia for the local media, where its chief engineer Kent Bovellan spoke about the modular architecture of SEA (Sustainable Experience Architecture). It turned out that five platforms have been developed: SEA1 (for large models of segments D, E, F), SEA2 (for classes from B to D), SEA-E (aka… More

How does BMW cope with used batteries?
How does BMW cope with used batteries?

It is believed that lithium-ion batteries are harmful to the environment due to the impossibility of recycling. In fact, even during the development phase, the BMW Group engineers are thinking about how to dispose of batteries. There are two main methods for recycling batteries. In the first case, the process begins with disassembling the battery… More

Honda develops “wire clutch”
Honda develops “wire clutch”

Honda engineers continue to work hard on new technologies for motorcycles and motorcyclists. The electronic clutch control system is among the developments that are already at the stage of obtaining a patent. In the original, the system is called “clutch-by-wire” (by analogy with ride-by-wire or brake-by-wire). The idea is to eliminate mechanical clutch control. The… More

Porsche unveils sixth generation PCM
Porsche unveils sixth generation PCM

The proprietary Porsche Communication Management (PCM) media system has passed into the sixth generation: a new multimedia modification will appear on production cars Porsche 911, Panamera and Cayenne this summer, and a little later on the Taycan electric car. The interiors of the Porsche 911, Panamera, Cayenne and Taycan will not change, even the dimensions… More

“Hi, BMW”: Bavarians share information about Live Cockpit

A key interior element of the new BMW X3 and BMW X4 is the BMW Live Cockpit. The new BMW Live Cockpit Plus comes standard on the two updated Bavarian crossovers and includes a Black Panel-style instrument cluster with a 5.1-inch information display and a 10.25-inch center display. BMW Maps Navigation and BMW ConnectedDrive Services… More

The EU will assess the damage to the environment from the production of batteries for electric vehicles
The EU will assess the damage to the environment from the production of batteries for electric vehicles

The European Commission has planned from 2024 to introduce requirements for accounting for carbon dioxide emissions at every stage of production, distribution, use and disposal of industrial batteries. In particular, those used for electric vehicles. Japanese, American and European automakers and major cloud providers intend to establish international guidelines for the accurate measurement of carbon… More