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Bankruptcy: the sunset happened too soon for Lightyear

The company had only assembled about a dozen cars. The court approved the request of the operating company responsible for the production of the Lightyear, Atlas Technologies B.V. The Lightyear 2 was capable to drive around 800 km on one charge, according to...

Mercedes-Benz’s 2024 EQ line-up is getting powertrains updates… and a heat pump!

2023 Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4Matic
Mercedes-Benz has not confirmed the updates yet. A new heat pump should help to boost autonomy between charges. A 4x2 mode should also help in this case.   In the electric segment, over-the-air - or straight from the factory - upgrades have become common. To...

Audi unveils the Activesphere concept, a spectacular 5-door coupe that transforms into a pickup

The concept is based on the PPE platform. Could Audi build a true offroad EV 4x4? The concept transforms into a pickup truck.   Audi unveiled the fourth concept vehicle in its "sphere" series this week. The latest creation from the german manufacturer – it’s...

Porsche is still working on its three-motor Taycan

Porsche Taycan Turbo S Review
The current Porsche Taycan Turbo S delivers 750 hp and 774 ft-lb of torque. The super sedans from Tesla and Lucid are already above the 1 000 hp mark. Could this super Taycan be revealed before the end of the year?   The race for...

Thanks to Car and Driver, we now have a few more information about the Kia Ev9

2023 Kia EV9 testing phase | Photo: Kia
The base price will be $56,000 in the US. The base engine delivers 200 hp and 250 ft-lb of torque. The most expensive version will have a base price of $73,000.   Kia is currently working on its upcoming three-row EV crossover, but for now,...

Kia is still working on a mid-size pickup truck

For now, little is known about this new product. The turbodiesel drivetrain of the Mojave SUV makes it difficult for a North American introduction. The EV option is more plausible.   The pickup truck segment is set to evolve in the coming years. Not only...

AlpinCamper unveils their camping version of the ID.BUZZ

More and more vans will be transformed into campers. The interest for the ID.BUZZ is very high. Volkswagen is preparing its own version.   Volkswagen is sure to get all the BUZZ around its friendly looking electric van in a few months. The second member...

RWD is back at Volvo : the C40 and XC40 Recharge are the first ones to get it

Nothing is confirmed for North America yet Range is higher in 2023 Power is also on the rise.   The Volvo brand once marketed vehicles rear-wheel drive vehicles, but this configuration has not been offered for a while now, as the Swedish automaker focused on...

The Mazda MX-30 PHEV unveiled… in Europe!

EV range is limited to 85 km (WLTP) Total range is 600 km (WLTP) There is no word on the NA version yet, but it's coming.   Mazda is still a small player in the electric segment. Its MX-30 urban crossover may be fun to...

Video : Watch a Hyundai Ioniq 5 Capable of Parking Anywhere

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This would help a lot in some very tight situations. Crabwalk is clearly possible with this prototype. There is no word on the possibility of seeing this technology aboard a future Hyundai vehicle. This isn't the first time a group of engineers has modified...