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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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Last July 17-18, Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) participated in the 7th Philippine Electrical Vehicle Summit organized by the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), held at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Hyundai showcased two fully-electric vehicles at the event, the Kona and the Ioniq. In a …

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To support the government’s drive to modernize the public transport system, the Department of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) has released several standards that cater to the emerging market of electric vehicles (EVs). Through the BPS Technical Committee on Road Vehicles (BPS/TC 44)‘s Sub Committee on Electric …

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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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COAST Autonomous announced that it has been selected by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) to provide autonomous electric vehicle (AEV) service in New Clark City during the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) scheduled later this year. A fleet of electric COAST P-1 Self-Driving Shuttles will showcase the …

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A soundtrack. Yes, you’ve heard it right–a BMW engine soundtrack to be more specific. Let’s include noise in the equation here as well. Believe us, it can be a problem in vehicles–especially the electric or hybrid ones available in the market today. And really, too much or too little can …

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Hyundai Kona Electric

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez underscored that for the Philippines to be a production hub of electric vehicles (EV) in the future, the government should work on a special program that will attract investors in the different stages of the value chain in the EV industry. …

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Nissan partnered with Mackie’s–an ice cream brand in Scotland–in launching an all-electric zero-emission concept car for the United Kingdom’s ‘Clean Air Day’ last Thursday, June 20. The collaboration attempts to demonstrate how a ‘Sky to Scoop‘ approach can eliminate carbon dependence throughout the ice cream vending process via Nissan’s new …

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The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover have confirmed that they are joining forces to develop next-generation electric drive units in a move that supports the advancement of electrification technologies necessary to transition to an autonomous driving, connectivity, electrification and services (ACES) future. The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover …

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After announcing the performance numbers of it SkyActiv-X engine, Mazda is expected to launch an entry into the electric vehicle (EV) market in 2020 and have a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) on the road in 2022, possibly as early as 2021. Leading the way is Mazda CEO Akira Marumoto, …

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