AUTO NEWS: End of Formula E in Montreal

Formula E

The controversy surrounding the arrival of a second edition of Formula E on the island of Montreal has been put to rest after the new mayor of the city, Valerie Plante, announced yesterday that the electrified race will not be back in 2018. According to Ms. Plante, Formula E was a financial fiasco for Montreal while causing a wide range ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2018 BMW 530e xDrive

2018 BMW 530e xDrive

Luxury and performance automakers have a difficult task on their hands. They, like all other OEMs, are forced to design and build “greener” cars however, in North America at least, they remain mostly unpopular. Blame cheap energy and the fact that “buyers” are leasing and looking to get more for their money as many of these green vehicles are pricier ...

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FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Jeep Wrangler

2018 Jeep Wrangler

Like many of you, I often quip about the “new and improved” marketing line. I mean, is it new or is it improved? For the first time, I’ve found something that is both new and improved. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is improved in the sense that, although it looks very much like the previous truck both inside and out, it ...

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More gasoline vehicles in California by 2040


California intends to ban gasoline vehicles from its roads starting in 2040 according to the American publication Bloomberg. Only electric or hydrogen vehicles that emit no polluting emissions will be allowed on California roads. The project will be tabled in January by Phil Ting, a state democrat who believes that the delay leaves enough time for the development of electric ...

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Several companies will test the Tesla truck

tesla truck

According to various sources, there are currently more than 1,000 pre-orders for the Tesla truck unveiled a few weeks ago. Big names are on the list of companies interested in the electric semitrailer including Wal-Mart, Anheuser-Busch, DHL and now Pepsi who has apparently placed an order for 100 Tesla trucks. The majority of these companies claim that the reduced cost ...

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AUTO NEWS: The Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid is only a matter of time

Porsche 911

In an interview with Automotive News, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume said the development of a Plug-in Hybrid Porsche 911 was about to begin shortly with only a few details left to finalize. The idea of ​​an electrified 911 has been circulating for years now, but it was mostly rumors although Porsche has always said it understood the importance and need ...

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