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Eager to leave its disastrous emissions scandal behind, Volkswagen is moving forward with its electrification efforts at a speedy pace, beginning with the ID. family that includes the ID.R, ID.3, and ID. Buggy. Previewing the latest addition to its ID electric family, VW released a rendering of the ID.Space Vizzion, …

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Mazda MX-30

After years of holding off on producing electric vehicles, Mazda Motor Corporation has finally joined the bandwagon by unveiling its first mass-production electric vehicle, the Mazda MX-30, at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. When Mazda held its ‘SkyActiv Technology Forum’ for ASEAN motoring journalists in 2013, the Japanese carmaker believed …

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To encourage the manufacture, importation, and use of carbon-reducing vehicles, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has filed Senate Bill 638 which seeks to exempt electric and hybrid vehicles from taxes and duties for the next several years. According to the bill’s explanatory note, this is in line with the Philippines’ ratification …

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In line with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) EUR5-billion investment program for Italy, Maserati announces its innovation plan for production, electrification, and autonomous driving technologies. With regards to production, Maserati announces plans for its lineup of new and electrified products at Modena, Cassino and Turin (Mirafiori and Grugliasco). All of Maserati’s …

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As part of its 110th anniversary celebration, Bugatti has partnered with The Little Car Company to create a scaled-down, electric-powered replica of the Bugatti Type 35, aka the Baby II. It’s three-fourths the size of the original car, and is mainly designed for kids and teens to drive, because full-size …

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Porsche has finally presented its first fully-electric sports car to the public in the Porsche Taycan, with a spectacular world premiere held simultaneously on three continents. “The Taycan links our heritage to the future,” said Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, who opened the world premiere …

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Representing the realignment of the Volkswagen brand like no other model; the Volkswagen ID.3. In just a few days’ time, the first model from the new fully-electric ID. family will celebrate its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), with its ground-breaking design, greater ranges, impressive driving dynamics and …

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Hyundai Motor will display the company’s focus toward the future direction of car design at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show set on September 10 to 22, 2019. Inspired by looking back at the brand’s first model in the 1970s, the 『45』fully-electric concept car will act as a symbolic milestone for …

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A pre-production model of the Porsche Taycan has set the record for four-door, all-electric sports cars on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit after it was clocked with a lap time of seven minuts and 42 seconds over the legendary 20.6-kilometer course with test driver Lars Kern behind the wheel. “The Taycan is …

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A pre-production Porsche Taycan has covered a distance of exactly 3,425 kilometers in 24 hours, just a few weeks before the electric car’s global debut on September 4, as part of an endurance and hot climate test at the Nardò high-speed track in Italy. According to Porsche, the distance it …

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Jaguar is spearheading a campaign for the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) and Oxford Dictionaries (OxfordDictionaries.com) to change their official online definitions of the word ‘car’. The Jaguar I-Pace, Jaguar’s all-electric performance SUV, is the 2019 World Car of the Year and 2019 European Car of the Year. However, strictly speaking, …

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It was already eye-catching enough. Now, a powerful shade of red is taking e-mobility to the top from a visual perspective too–the Volkswagen ID.R will sport a special livery for its record attempt on Tianmen Mountain in China. The red stands for the fully-electric, 500-kW (680-PS) prototype’s fifth record attempt, …

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The future looks bright and electrifying as numerous manufacturers are bringing to our shores their various offeringss for sustainable and greener mobility. For one, the Public Utility Vehicle  Modernization Program (PUVMP) is targeting to upgrade some 200,000 public utility jeepneys over the next six years. In the said project, manufacturers …

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British supercar maker Lotus was acquired by Chinese automotive brand Geely in 2017, and the combo is now unveiling the first fruit of that union with the new Lotus Evija. Pronounced as ‘e-vi-ya,’ the car is poised to become the most powerful production car in the world, and the look …

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Another day with the record-breaking Volkswagen ID.R means another record gets broken–this time, it’s the 20-year-old Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb Record. Driven once more by two-time Le Mans 24 Hours-winner Romain Dumas, the Goodwood record is the third landmark for the all-electric machine. The ID.R established a new electric …

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