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The return of the flying car

At least the idea of it, anyhow. Car manufacturers are always looking for an edge on their competitors. Some are working on EVs, others autonomous cars and in most cases, all are developing these technologies simultaneously. Toyota however, is interested in the idea of the flying automobile. Their ambitions are in self-proclaimed early stages but that did not stop them ...

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The next Acura NSX could be all electric

Acura NSX

Do this sound wrong to you? For starters, a hybrid NSX may not have been what the world wanted but all-electric super and hyper cars are not a new idea. Audi had a go at it a few times already with the R8 e-tron. I got to drive this ballistic missile some years ago but even then, Audi knew they ...

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Nissan Launches Leaf Qualified Pre-Owned Program

Nissan Leaf

In an attempt to make the electric car segment more accessible, Nissan has launched a new program for Quality-Assured, Pre-Owned Nissan LEAF vehicles. The program outlines that the Pre-Owned Nissan LEAF vehicles must be 2013 or 2014 model years and registered outside of Quebec. Press Release Today, Nissan announced a new program signaling a giant leap forward in electric vehicle (EV) accessibility.  Effective ...

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Bentley unveils EXP 12 Speed 6e electric car in Geneva

Bentley

Bentley knows it will eventually have to develop an electric car. However, the British manufacturer intends to do so in its own way, and more importantly ensure that its EV requires the least amount of compromise from its customers, who, incidentally, are not used to compromising. Unveiled at the Geneva International Auto Show, the Bentley EXP 12 Speed ​​6e is ...

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Chinese carmaker BYD dominates sales of electric vehicles in 2016

The manufacturer with the most sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids worldwide last year is not Tesla or Renault-Nissan, but rather Chinese manufacturer BYD. The latter tops EV and PHEV global sales for the second consecutive year. BYD sold 100,178 electrified vehicles last year. Of these, 46,905 were 100% electric models while the rest were plug-in hybrid vehicles. The ...

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