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Nissan Autonomous Electric

Nissan unveiled an autonomous concept car at the Tokyo motor show currently running in Japan, that points to the second wave of disruption about to hit the auto industry (the first being electric vehicles). This electric concept indicates the ability for autonomous driving as well as driver control at the press of a button when required. The video promo

Volvo goes Electric

We blogged just a few days back how Aston Martin are moving to electric and handing James Bond what will be an electric supercar by end 2017.  Volvo have also announced they will be electrifying their fleet by 2019 with a range of hybrid and fully electric vehicles. The Swedish company's President and CEO, Håkan Samuelsson, stated,

October 25th, 2015|Tags: , |

Electric James Bond

At the recent Bloomberg New Energy Finance Conference Andy Palmer (CEO Aston Martin) stated, “We’re a V-12 engine company. Project that into the future. Do I go the way of the rest of the industry and downsize the engine? Do I see Aston Martin with a three cylinder engine? God forbid! You’ve got to do something radical. Electric power

End of Diesel

The diesel scam by VW continues to evolve with the US Environmental Protection Agency expanding its investigation to see whether other manufacturers were cheating the system. The EPA is now looking in to the BMW X3, the Range Rover TDV6, Chrysler's Grand Cherokee Jeep, the Mercedes Benz E250 BlueTec and GM's Chevrolet Colorado.  All the companies

October 13th, 2015|

Model X Launched

I'm not going to write too much in this post except to say Tesla does not disappoint.  The video runs for 30 mins but it's worth the watch.  Another historic moment in the evolution of the automotive industry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUz_EXSmp9w   Don't forget to become one of our switched on subscribers - you get exclusive content

October 2nd, 2015|Tags: , , , |