Renault confirms Alonso participation in Abu Dhabi test

The Renault Formula 1 team has officially confirmed that Fernando Alonso will continue preparations for his comeback by taking part in the young driver test two days after the Abu Dhabi GP. As revealed yesterday, permission for Alonso to join the test was granted by the FIA after lobbying by Renault for the Spaniard to be allowed to participate. Previously […]

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Battery Cost Has Reached $110/kWh But Prices Are Taking Longer To Fall

That implies cell costs are now heavily on raw materials, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. We have already discussed the magic number for price parity between electric cars and combustion-engined vehicles: $100/kWh. Achieving it or not, there are electric cars already sold for a profit and some that still need to get there. Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has good and bad […]

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Detel launches BIS-certified helmet for Rs. 699

The Detel TRED is claimed to be the world’s most economical helmet. Detel has launched what is claimed to be the world’s most economical helmet. The new BIS-certified model called TRED costs just Rs. 699. The TRED is an open-face helmet. Its shell is made from HD Fresh Granules and comes with a Black Nylex harness. It has a removable […]

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New 316bhp Volkswagen Golf R on sale from £39,270

Mk8 edition of the Volkswagen Golf R is on sale now, and out-muscles its closest rivals with 316bhp and 420Nm The new Mk8 Volkswagen Golf R is on sale now. Prices for the new model – which becomes the fastest accelerating Volkswagen on sale with a 0-62mph time of 4.7 seconds – start from £39,270. The new Volkswagen Golf R […]

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Geely considering multi-brand subscription service – paultan.org

As many of you will know by now, Geely has an enviable corral of brands that includes Volvo, Polestar, Lynk & Co, smart, Lotus and, yes, Proton. Now, the company is looking to leverage its might as it’s considering a multi-brand subscription service that provides access to any of its cars, reports Autocar. Speaking at the Financial Times’ Future of […]

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Incredible Swiss-Made Batmobile Desk Clock Costs $30,000

Holy second mortgage, Batman. Yes, that headline is accurate. Yes, this scale replica of the Batmobile used in the 1989 big-screen adaptation of Batman is really a desk clock. And yes, you can buy one for the not-insignificant sum of $29,900. So actually, our headline isn’t entirely accurate. But when you’re dropping 30 large for a Batmobile clock, what’s an […]

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This Is What Happens In The Auto Industry Every Minute

Which automaker produces the most cars per minute? Today, the automotive industry is a massive, multi-billion-dollar multinational business that produces nearly 100 million new cars every year. That scale is challenging to comprehend. China produces more cars per minute (48.9) than the next three – the US, Germany, and Mexico – combined (47.7). Breaking down the automotive industry into what […]

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How Rimac Tests Its C_Two Hypercar So It Won’t Brick Stoplights With Electromagnetic Radiation

All electric devices emit a certain level of electromagnetic radiation, and if they’re not shielded effectively, the functionality of these can also be affected by strong electromagnetic fields generated by nearby sources. Both nuclear and non-nuclear weaponry is based around the principle that a sufficiently large electromagnetic pulse can wipe out every system in its effective radius, hitting the enemy […]

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Electric Car Of The Decade? It's The VW ID.4, Not The ID.3, Says Eilis

Who’s she? Another Electroheads presenter, but one that does not agree with Jack. Back in June, we brought you the first video from Electroheads we had ever covered. In it, the presenter said the VW ID.3 would be the most important car of the decade. Not only the EV or the Volkswagen for that matter, but in absolute terms. A […]

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