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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation has just invested on a USD 111 million partnership with Arrival, an electric vehicle startup company from the U.K. President and Head of Research and Development Division for Hyundai Motor Group Albert Biermann and Chief Executive Officer of Arrival Denis Sverdlov, signed a …

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James Cameron’s critically acclaimed 2009 film Avatar has inspired lots of people. Using breathtaking special effects, creative storytelling, and wild imaginations, the film acted as a beacon of innovation for the people who have seen it. Premiering at CES 2020, the Mercedes Benz VISION AVTR is the product of a …

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Right before the year ended, German marque Volkswagen managed to score another feat: passing the 250,000 electric vehicle milestone.   The 250,000th electrified vehicle is a pure white Volkswagen e-Golf that was delivered at the Autostadt in mid December. “With the 250,000th electrified vehicle, the Volkswagen brand has reached a …

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Despite the vitriol from purist Mustang fans who don’t want the name associated with anything less than a Ford muscle car, the Blue Oval confirmed that the Mustang Mach-E is selling like hotcakes, with reservations for the First Edition of the model now officially full. However, pre-order is still available …

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Jaguar launched the I-PACE eTrophy—an international motor racing series that accommodates only race-prepared I-PACE battery electric zero-emission cars—back in 2018. But more than just provide electric vehicle (EV) racing aficionados with an outlet for their need for speed, the British luxury car maker actually used much of its newfound experience …

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With the current trend of electric and hybrid vehicles currently taking the automotive industry by storm, automakers seem to be changing their lineup to better fit the growing need for renewable energy sources. As Mercedes Benz launches a new battery factory for their EVs, and Tesla unveiling their fully electric …

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Hyundai was probably in good spirits when it came up with the name “LaFesta” for its midsize sedan. “Festa”, which is an Italian word that means a “feast, festival, or holiday”, may be all about lechon, pancit, and spaghetti eaten to your heart’s content. In the Korean carmaker’s case, however, …

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The demand for hybrid vehicles are increasing, and more and more automakers are getting in on the trend. With reduced fuel emissions and a renewable energy source, it seems like EVs are the key to a sustainable future. But with every solution rises another problem: when it’s time for the …

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Lexus gets in on the electric vehicle (EV) action with the launch of its first all-electric model, the UX 300e. Keeping the unique design and characteristics of the UX crossover intact, the battery-powered crossover will go on sale next year, reaching Chinese and European markets first, then expanding to Japan …

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Audi is following up on the success of its battery-powered mid-size crossover SUV revealed last year with a coupe/SUV version. Dubbed the 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback, many are touting the car as ‘the A7 of Audi electric vehicles (EVs),’ the smaller but very capable sibling of the A8. The German …

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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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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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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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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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