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Solar powered car is there
Published in Transportation
Monday, 27 June 2022 10:51

Solar powered car is there


Lightyear 0


The Guardian has been talking about the "world's first production-ready solar car" which is a streamlined and energy-efficient sedan-style vehicle which should hit the road in November.

Electric car sales soaring
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 11:56

Electric car sales soaring


130,000 cars sold globally each week

The electric vehicle (EV) market is soaring, with 130,000 cars sold globally each week, roughly equivalent to sales for the entire year in 2012.

Hyundai sticks solar panels on car roof
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:08

Hyundai sticks solar panels on car roof


Extends life of car

Hyundai has extended the range of its latest electric car by sticking solar panels on the roof.

Customers not too keen on electric
Published in Transportation
Friday, 06 December 2019 10:59

Customers not too keen on electric


Europeans and Americans not so sure they want to share

Automakers, ride-hailing and technology companies ploughing money into the development of electric, self-driving and shared car services will find more enthusiastic consumers in China than in Europe and the United States.

Germany wants a million car charging points in ten years
Published in Transportation


Merkel's glorious ten-year plan

Germany wants to have one million charging stations for electric cars by 2030, Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of meetings with the car industry today.

China puts RFID tags on every car
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:21

China puts RFID tags on every car


And you thought the UK was bad

The glorious Peoples' Republic of China is building an electronic identification system to track cars nationwide.

Tesla car decided to kill itself
Published in Transportation
Monday, 11 June 2018 10:52

Tesla car decided to kill itself


I think you should know I am feeling a little depressed

The report in from a Tesla crash seems to show that the car decided to kill itself and its owner.

Fitbit's money man defects to autonomous vehicle technology startup
Published in Transportation


From something declining to something yet to happen

Wearable device maker Fitbit chief financial officer, William Zerella, will leave the company next week to join an unknown autonomous vehicle technology startup as its finance head.

Samsung and SK Hynix wage car wars
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 31 May 2018 12:57

Samsung and SK Hynix wage car wars


The battle of the semiconductors

Samsung and SK Hynix are at war to expand their automotive semiconductor business in line with the emergence of self-driving, smart vehicles.

Three million electric cars rolling around worldwide
Published in Transportation


But nine million bicycles
in Beijing

The number of electric vehicles on roads worldwide rose to a record high of 3.1 million in 2017 according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.