Volkswagen reveals its mass-market ID.3, an electric car with up to 341 miles of range – gpgmail

[ad_1] Volkswagen introduced Monday the ID. 3, the first model in its new all-electric ID brand and the beginning of the automaker’s ambitious plan to sell 1 million EVs annually by 2025. The ID.3 debut, which ahead of the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, is an important milestone for Volkswagen. The company upended its […]

Porsche increases stake in electric car maker Rimac Automobili to 15.5% – gpgmail

[ad_1] Porsche AG is increasing its stake in Croatian electric vehicle components and hypercar company Rimac Automobili. The increased stake is the latest effort by Porsche to invest more into electric mobility, particularly in battery technology. It was just 14 months ago that Porsche took a 10% stake in Rimac. Now, the German automaker is […]

Spotawheel picks up €5M for its online used car dealership – gpgmail

[ad_1] Spotawheel, a startup operating in Greece and Poland with a car dealership model quite similar to Carvana in the U.S., has picked up €5 million in new funding. Backing the online used car dealership is Venture Friends, which led the round, with participation from Velocity Partners and unnamed “strategic” investors. The investment includes both […]

Tesla promises up to 30% lower rates with new car insurance play – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tesla said Wednesday it has launched an insurance product, promising owners of its electric vehicles to deliver rates 20% and even as high as 30% lower than other insurance providers. For now, the product known as Tesla Insurance, will only be available to owners in California. The business will expand to additional U.S. state […]

Porsche Taycan sets fastest 4-door electric car record at Nürburgring Nordschleife – gpgmail

[ad_1] Porsche’s upcoming all-electric Taycan has set a narrow, yet notable record lap time at the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife test track in Germany. The company said Monday the Porsche Taycan, which will debut Sept, 4., completed the 12.8-mile course in 7 minutes and 42 seconds. This is the fastest lap for a four-door electric vehicle. […]

Watch a Waymo self-driving car test its sensors in a haboob – gpgmail

[ad_1] Waymo, the self-driving car company under Alphabet, has been testing in the suburbs of Phoenix for several years now. And while the sunny metropolis might seem like the ideal and easiest location to test autonomous vehicle technology, there are times when the desert becomes a dangerous place for any driver — human or computer. […]

Bosch Wants 3D Displays in the Car

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Bosch aims to make your car’s instrument panel a 3D display, no goggles required. Crucial warnings would be in 3D; for instance, the forward collision warning — BRAKE! — but not the current fuel level, and perhaps not a […]

With Y Combinator’s seal of approval, MyPetrolPump raises $1.6 million for its car refueling business – gpgmail

[ad_1] Even before pitching onstage at Y Combinator, Indian car refueling startup MyPetrolPump has managed to snag $1.6 million in seed financing. The business, which is similar to startups in the U.S. like Filld, Yoshi and Booster Fuels, took 10 months to design and receive approval for its proprietary refueling trucks that can withstand the […]