Tesla is recalling almost 600,000 pure electric models which may be inaudible to pedestrians in their path.
The models cover all series and were sold over the last two years but the pedestrian warning system may be inaudible, dangerous and therefore illegal, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is also checking side airbags operation on over 7,600 Tesla cars.
Kia UK is launching a new nationwide ‘Electric Experience’ event to give customers the chance to get hands-on with Kia’s latest electrified models, including the all-new Niro for the first time.
The events demonstrate Kia’s leadership in electrification and provide customers with the opportunity to explore an all-new Niro EV, all-new Sportage and EV6.
After the UK started reducing incentives for EV cars, it seems Germany will be doing the same.
It is currently subsidizing ev registrations by €6,000 but media reports say this will drop to €4,000 next year and €3,000 in the following two years.
Toyota GR Supra with an all-new, tailor-made manual transmission is coming soon.
Developed to meet the demands of driving purists, the Toyota GR Supra Manual Transmission has been engineered to offer enthusiasts something that is closer to the Gazoo Racing DNA and will enhance the driving experience.
Volvo Cars has made an investment in StoreDot, an Israeli company developing extreme-fast-charging battery technology for electric cars, through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, its venture capital arm.
StoreDot is working on a pioneering technology that, according to the company, should result in batteries that can charge to 99 miles (160km) of pure electric range in just five minutes. The investment gives Volvo Cars the opportunity to collaborate closely with StoreDot on exciting new battery technology, as it aims to become a pure electric car company by 2030.
Two major new enhancements have been made to FleetCheck’s widely-used Vehicle Inspection App for launch at Commercial Vehicle Show 2023 next month.
The new Trip Recorder feature is designed to allow employees to manually record journeys made for business purposes in the app that can be allocated to individual cost centres, while the QR Code Generator allows a unique QR code to be created and attached to each fleet vehicle, removing the need to manually key in the registration, which can sometimes lead to data errors.