Volkswagen Expands Its Workplace Charging Infrastructure In The U.S.

Free charging for employees and paid charging for everyone else. As the number of EVs increases, Volkswagen Group of America is gradually increasing the number of charging points at its facilities in the U.S. One of the latest projects is 51 new charging stations at the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC) – Silicon Valley Campus in California. The company installed 49 […]

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VW exits all Motorsport activities; To focus on electric cars

Volkswagen Motorsport is over 50 years old and has won 4 World Rally World Championships, 2 TCR International titles, 3 Rallycross World Championships, 3 Dakar Rally titles as well as multiple events with production models like Polo, Golf and Scirocco. Volkswagen has announced the closure of their motorsports division. The move comes as the German carmaker will be focusing on […]

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Could Russell match Verstappen’s shock debut victory feat?

George Russell has dropped into the Mercedes setup with consummate ease, qualifying second at Sakhir. With parallels between his promotion and that of Max Verstappen in 2016, could he repeat the Red Bull driver’s feat and win first time out? As impressive as George Russell’s Formula 1 career may have been to date, the way he has seamlessly slotted into […]

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Mercedes open to giving Grosjean farewell test | F1 News by PlanetF1

Determined to end his F1 career with one more outing in a F1 car, Toto Wolff says Mercedes would be open to giving Romain Grosjean a farewell run. Grosjean suffered burns to his hands and a sprained ankle when his Haas VF-20 burst into flames when he crashed at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Frenchman spent three nights in hospital […]

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Toto Wolff set George Russell target of 'top four' in quali | F1 News by PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said he had told George Russell that qualifying in the top four for the Sakhir GP would have been “fantastic”. The Briton is making his Mercedes debut this weekend as a replacement for Lewis Hamilton who tested positive for coronavirus prior to the Sakhir Grand Prix. And in his first qualifying session with the Silver Arrows […]

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George Russell ‘gutted’ to miss out on Sakhir GP pole

George Russell felt “gutted” to narrowly miss out on his maiden Formula 1 pole position in qualifying for the Sakhir Grand Prix, finishing second behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. In his first qualifying appearance for Mercedes as Lewis Hamilton’s stand-in, Russell managed to qualify second, finishing just 0.026 seconds off the pole time. It marked Russell’s first appearance in Q3, […]

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Peugeot Partner van review

The Peugeot Partner is a small van front-runner, with plenty of versatility and car-like tech 4.5 out of 5 Comfortable to drive Lots of practical touches Big payload weights Some safety kit is optional Divisive dash layout Top-spec models can be expensive The Peugeot Partner is a front-runner in the small van sector, while the latest version introduced in 2018 […]

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Suzuka Super Formula: Naoki Yamamoto wins crash-filed race

Naoki Yamamoto took a first win of the Super Formula season in an incident-strewn first leg of this weekend’s Suzuka double header, as pre-race points leader Ryo Hirakawa was caught up in a major crash. From pole, Dandelion Honda driver Yamamoto was never seriously threatened in a race that featured three safety car periods caused by crashes, with the last […]

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Sees Small Base-Price Increase, Can Top $43K

The price hike was expected, though that top-spec pricing may deter some buyers. The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe has been revealed back in October and it’s coming with a substantial revamp considering that it’s just a facelift. Those changes come at a price, naturally, and we now have the exact figures as discovered by CarsDirect through an early order guide. […]

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