Remember milk deliveries? Well, they’re going high-tech in UK

UK company goes all-electric for milk deliveries 200 Milk&More floats heading for British homes Fresh produce and fruit juices on board, too LONDON,England – Britain’s largest milk delivery service,  Milk & More, is to pour 200 electric milk delivery vehicles from StreetScooters on to city streets across the country. Not that electric milk floats are…

Kia to launch 2018 diesel 48V mild hybrid

SEOUL, South Korea – Kia Motors will introduce its first 48V diesel mild-hybrid power train in the second half of 2018 using the Sportage as the host. ‘EcoDynamics+’ is said to reduce CO2 emissions by supplementing acceleration with an additional 48-volt battery and extending combustion engine ”off time” with a new mild-hybrid starter/generator unit. KIA…

Lexus ES: Generation 7 promises ‘new era of performance’

New dynamic capabilities, emotional design K platform = excellent rigidity, design freedom Longer shell means more rear legroojm AFTER SIX six generations of success in the mid-sized sedan category this the seventh-generation Lexus ES., its maker says, is ”forging a new and more ambitious path”. The car has an all-new chassis that allows more dynamic…

Chromed for Rome: Jaguar unveils i-Type 3 for Italian E-Prix

LONDON, England – Panasonic Jaguar Racing has unveiled the concept livery for the Jaguar I-Type 3, its next-generation race car for the fifth series of the Formula E championship. The automaker sees the cars as ”another historic moment in Jaguar Land Rover’s electrification strategy”. And it is darn sexy…! The Gen 2 car, described as…

Audi e-tron Gran Turismo sparks into real life for E-Series

PlayStation virtual turns into racing reality All-electric concept car to be Formula E race taxi ‘E-mobility is rapidly gaining importance’ – Audi INGOLSTADT, Germany – Audi, with its fully electric e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept car, says it is turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a unique way. How’s That…? Well the car, originally…

Nissan Leaf earns ‘World Green Car of Year’ title

NEW YORK – The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf has been named 2018 World Green Car at the 2018 New York auto show – a vehicle claimed by its maker to be ”the icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, our vision for changing how cars are powered and driven”. This second generation of the game-changing small car…

First look: Jaguar unveils electric I-Pace ahead of Geneva

Jaguar unveils all-electric I-Pace before Geneva show Watch what nine-year-olds Lola and Hudson say 80 years of auto experience added to the EV market LONDON, England – Jaguar’s first all-electric production vehicle, the I-Pace, has been unveiled to the world in a live TV broadcast. British comedian and actor Jack Whitehall, self-proclaimed EV enthusiast and…

Up Africa on batteries: Nissan Leaf heads Cape to Poland

Two-man team to take Leaf Cape to Cairo 250km at a gulp – then recharge needed First battery car to do length of Africa ROSSLYN, Gauteng – Contemporary battery cars can carry charge and keep going for a maximum of about 250km – fine for a working week or a modest day out in the country…