The all-new Nissan Qashqai has been awarded the top five-star safety rating by the independent European New Car Assessment Programme, a particularly notable achievement given the vehicle was assessed under the new, more stringent 2020-2022 protocol.
It did particularly well in adult protection and highly scored in protecting pedestrians, but the Renault Zoe and Dacia have been slated for reducing the safety in their latest models.
BMW Group has celebrated the delivery of its one-millionth electrified vehicle.
Pieter Nota, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Customer, Brands and Sales handed over the milestone vehicle, a BMW iX xDrive40 to a customer in Germany and said the company plans to have over two million BMW and MINI evs on roads inside three years.
Polestar has released a performance-oriented software upgrade for the Polestar 2 Long range Dual motor in the UK.
The software upgrade represents the first time Polestar has applied its tuning heritage to its own electric cars and adds 50kW.
Tens of thousands of jobs will disappear if the automotive industry completely moves to electric powered vehicles, the car components’ industry has warned.
CLEPA says the only way to save some of the jobs is to acknowledge there is a place for a multi-power approach using technology with new liquid fuels.