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[Videos] Futuristic BMW i8 tech also available on “standard” models


BMW’s i8 sports car is at the forefront of the company’s technology prowess. It’s performance rivals that of a supercar, the fuel consumption could be mistakenly thought to belong to a city car and the technology seems to come from a spacecraft. Yes, it’s a high priced exotic – at $135,000, most people won’t even dream of ever owning one. Yes, ...
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China: Tesla signs charging system deal with Unicom
The California-based electric automaker has reached a deal with China’s second biggest mobile-phone operator to further enhance the company’s charging points network. The carmaker, led by billionaire entrepreneur and co-founder Elon ...
[Video]GM vehicles get dual wireless charging system for smartphones
Visteon Corp, a major global automotive supplier, has provided the first dual compatible wireless charging system – actually the first such system for the company – to be installed in ...
Volvo thinks downsizing is good for the company
Among the many new things the recently launched Volvo XC90 brought for the Swedish automaker, there’s one that caught our attention. The large-size SUV spearheads a powertrain revolution. Volvo Cars – ...
iPhone owners can remotely start their Tesla Model S
Remote starting and locking/unlocking of vehicles is not entirely new, but usually you do need the key fob. For Tesla Model S owners that have an iPhone that’s not a ...
Supplier claims auto usage of aluminum could triple
According to many industry observers, analysts and even executives from top suppliers, Ford’s move to produce the F-150 pickup truck with an aluminum body is shaping up as the crucial ...
Ford introduces system that improves hybrid usage
Currently in development stage, Ford’s Green Zone system could soon commandeer the task of choosing when to use electric gas or hybrid power on the US automaker's models. Let’s skip the ...
GM opens its fourth Information Technology Center
The US automaker looks set to rival Silicon Valley prowess with in house developments. The company just opened its fourth Information Technology Innovation Center in Chandler, Arizona. Expecting to have a ...
US: start-up claims it can vastly improve auto batteries
One of the main concerns with electric cars are the batteries – they’re heavy, expensive and don’t provide the same range as a traditional gasoline-powered vehicle. Even Tesla – the California-based ...
Continental has faith in automated driving
The German supplier, the second largest in Europe in 2013, has big bets riding on the advent of the self-driving vehicle, a new type of car they see rolling out ...



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[Videos] Futuristic BMW i8 tech also available on “standard” models
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