Tag Archives: transportation

LG celebrates record profits by making its biggest ever acquisition

LG has revealed its biggest acquisition yet shortly after it announced that it has reached its highest quarterly profit since 2009. The Korean corporation has snapped up Austrian company ZKW, which is known for manufacturing lighting and electrical s...

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Volvo aims for half of its sales to be fully electric by 2025

Last year, Volvo announced that starting in 2019, all models it unveils will have an electric motor, whether it by a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid or a fully electric EV.

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Target promises EV chargers at more than 100 stores

Walmart isn't the only big retailer installing a slew of EV chargers in its parking lots. Target and a collection of retail property owners (PDF) have unveiled plans to add a horde of charging stations in the (relatively) near future

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VW’s electric Pikes Peak racer accelerates faster than an F1 car

After months of promises and teases, VW has formally unveiled its electric Pikes Peak race car...

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Buick’s offroad EV concept boasts an ambitious 370-mile range

Buick, a brand not known for adventurous styling, has unveiled an electric concept that, dare I say, actually looks cool. The Enspire crossover is like the love child of a Camaro SS and Cadillac XT5, but it's more about what's under the hood, or wher...

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Tesla will run its Model 3 production ’24/7′ to meet targets

Tesla is scrambling to increase Model 3 production however it can, and that now appear to include some drastic measures.

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Uber is sharing curbside data with cities

As part of Uber's image redemption, the company has joined groups like, say, the International Association of Public Transport to improve relations with the public and civic administrations. And while the ride-hailing company has had poor relationshi...

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HyperloopTT begins construction of first full-scale system

Elon Musk may have his Boring ambitions, but others are eying a different solution to the transportation problem. Instead of simply building high-speed highways underground, hyperloops instead try to reduce vehicular congestion and travel time with fast-moving capsules. HyperloopTT one of the two biggest hyperloop companies has just proudly announced the arrival of its first tubes in France where it … Continue reading

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Waymo formally applies for fully driverless car tests in California

Waymo has officially applied to the California DMV to test autonomous cars without drivers in the state. A source told the San Francisco Chronicle that the company will start trials around its Mountain View headquarters where it's been testing its se...

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Mercedes eSprinter’s range is meant for deliveries, not road trips

Mercedes' eSprinter van is designed as a purely commercial vehicle. Need more proof

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