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Baby Steps To Electrification. Are We Looking At The First Affordable Bugatti EV?

Baby Steps To Electrification. Are We Looking At The First Affordable Bugatti EV?

While the Chiron has 1500 horsepower, this electric Bugatti scooter by ByTech International has just under ONE

The Bugatti of Electric Scooters, well that’s not a metaphor, but is in fact a reality, courtesy of an all-electric scooter that the French marque unveiled a few weeks back at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2022) in Las Vegas.

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PininFarina-Designed TOGG Transition Concept Smart Device Revealed at CES 2022

PininFarina-Designed TOGG Transition Concept Smart Device Revealed at CES 2022

The Turkish EV startup showed off a swanky new concept car in Las Vegas

TOGG is a Turkish EV startup, who are making their American debut at CES 2022, with a sleek new concept car; ’Transition Concept Smart Device.’ Yes, you heard that right, DEVICE! As the brand perceives itself as a technology company rather than a traditional automaker, one couldn’t ask for a better venue than the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Cadillac Reveals InnerSpace Autonomous Concept at CES 2022

Cadillac Reveals InnerSpace Autonomous Concept at CES 2022

This sleek self-driving concept car is nothing short of an otherworldly spaceship on wheels, offering up a cosseting experience that will whizz you to your destination in absolute luxury

While the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV was by far the showstopper at GM’s CES virtual Press conference this year, the auto giant’s luxury arm Cadillac had something just as spectacular to showcase.

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Chevrolet Offers Us The First Glimpse On The 2024 Equinox EV

Chevrolet Offers Us The First Glimpse On The 2024 Equinox EV

It will arrive in the fall of 2023 at a starting price of $30,000

Chevrolet’s biggest announcement of the day at the 2022 CES is of course the 2024 Silverado EV. But, during the same press event the company also announced plans to expand its EV lineup starting fall of 2023. The new models will include the Blazer EV SUV and the Equinox EV.

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2022 Sony Vision S-02

2022 Sony Vision S-02

This second EV Concept in two years is proof that the Japanese Tech Giant is serious about getting into the mobility business

Here’s a first look at the all-electric Sony Vision S-02 concept which the Japanese Tech Giant unveiled at CES 2022. It comes as a follow-up by Sony Mobility Inc. to the stunning Vision S Concept sedan we saw two years ago at CES as well.

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GM Struggles To Build Reliable Cars, Thinks You'll Trust Riding In Its One-Man Drones

GM Struggles To Build Reliable Cars, Thinks You’ll Trust Riding In Its One-Man Drones

This is the Cadillac Halo sub-brand taking its first steps

Despite not being as flashy as previous editions, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show aka CES still spawned some rad, futuristic concepts that, unfortunately, have every chance in the world of being nothing more than that.

For example, GM showed two prototypes at CES 2021 - one for land transportation and one for air travel.

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Have a Few Laughs At BMW's Expense in "A Story of Generations"

Have a Few Laughs At BMW’s Expense in "A Story of Generations"

It’s the story of a crusty OG and a young whippersnapper

It’s hard to believe that BMW’s iDrive infotainment system is 20 years old this year. But it is, and if you need a little reminder of that, this short film from Bimmer will give you all the reminding you need. The film stars a grumpy, foul-mouthed BMW E65 7 Series and a much younger BMW iX. The two talking Bimmers argue about which of them is the better car.

Curse words are uttered, feelings are hurt, and a resolution happens towards the end. It’s a weird short film that’ll make you wonder what Bimmer’s marketing folks are sipping these days, but there is a story that’s told perfectly here, too. This is a story of two generations of BMW that couldn’t be more different from each other, though the two do have ties that bind. Give it a watch and prepare to have feelings about it afterward.

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BMW debuts new iDrive system at CES 2021, but Mercedes' Hyperscreen MBUX still reigns supreme

BMW debuts new iDrive system at CES 2021, but Mercedes’ Hyperscreen MBUX still reigns supreme

BMW’s next-generation iDrive system will debut in the upcoming iX

Some 20 years ago most cars didn’t have infotainment displays and their dashboards were crowded with buttons and knobs. Come 2021 and almost every car out there comes with a display, usually ranging from seven to 12.3 inches (so companies offer larger screens). But things are about to go wild, as Mercedes-Benz just unveiled the Hyperscreen, a massive 56-inch infotainment display that’s basically stretches over the entire dashboard. Needless to say, Mercedes stole the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show with it, but BMW also gets a piece of the action with a new-generation iDrive system.

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2020 Hyundai Flying Taxi

2020 Hyundai Flying Taxi

Uber and Hyundai pledge to fly users over traffic-choked cities

Every year, the topic of flying cars, VTOLs, and autonomous air taxis comes into discussion, usually around the same time as CES unravels in Las Vegas. 2020 was no exception, because Hyundai Motor and Uber had big news to share: the two companies have agreed on a partnership that would permit the development and use of Uber Air Taxis as the pivotal part of an aerial ride share network.

Uber’s plans for airborne rides are perhaps best described by CEO Dara Khosrowshahi words. He believes that the future of transportation has to be shared, electric, and in three dimensions, and that plenty of big cities around the world will want to be a part of the initiative. Let’s see how that reflects in the freshly-sealed Uber-Hyundai deal.

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2020 Mercedes Vision AVTR - A Look Into the Impossible Future

2020 Mercedes Vision AVTR - A Look Into the Impossible Future

Inspired by the Avatar movie, packed with futuristic technology

The Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR is a futuristic concept car that explores new design options and technologies, as well as the "vision of designers, engineers, and trend researches for mobility in the distant future." The AVTR name stands for Advanced Vehicle Transformation, but it also represents the company’s collaboration with the team that produced Avatar, a science fiction film directed and produced by James Cameron and released in 2009. While previous Vision concepts from Mercedes-Benz were also futuristic, they still featured technologies and styling cues linked to production cars, while some of the design actually made it on vehicles you can buy in dealerships. The Vision AVTR is an entirely different story as its features and technologies won’t be transferred to production cars in the near future.

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Nissan's New e-4orce AWD EV Powertrain Might Provide Support for the Next-Gen Nissan GT-R and Z Car

Nissan’s New e-4orce AWD EV Powertrain Might Provide Support for the Next-Gen Nissan GT-R and Z Car

Phrases like “sports car performance” and “predictable handling” come into play here

Nissan has been trying to make its presence in the EV world known for a while now, and the Leaf has served its purpose for the most part. The leaf, however, just doesn’t have what it takes to hold up in terms of range or performance. That’s why we were treated to the 2019 Nissan Leaf Twin-Motor Concept and why Nissan has been using the basis of that concept to create the e-4orce twin-motor, four-wheel-drive powertrain for its next-gen EVs. Until now, we knew very little, but Nissan has finally spilled some details about e-4orce, and it could have some serious implications on the future of Nissan sports cars.

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Just Like the Lamborghini Huracan EVO, the Rivian R1S and R1T Will Come Standard With Amazon Alexa

Just Like the Lamborghini Huracan EVO, the Rivian R1S and R1T Will Come Standard With Amazon Alexa

Amazon is making a lot of new friends in the auto world

Amazon has seamlessly slipped into the automotive sector quite successfully. Unlike Sony and Samsung, Amazon is not working on a product directly for now, but it sure has left a strong impression by working with some of the most happening brands of today.

At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, Lamborghini added Amazon Alexa to its feature list and this was nothing short of an honor for the Seattle-based company. But it doesn’t end here. Now, Rivian has announced that Alexa will be directly integrated into the hardware of the R1T truck and R1S SUV.

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Toyota's Woven City Concept Looks Amazing But Are Humans Ready for This Much Connectivity?

Toyota’s Woven City Concept Looks Amazing But Are Humans Ready for This Much Connectivity?

When you start packing AI, in-home robotics, and countless cameras, you have to wonder who is watching.

During CES 2020, Toyota announced that it was building “the city of the future” that will be known as “Woven City.” On the offset, it sounds pretty cool. Only autonomous, electric vehicles will be allowed in the city, it will serve as a research ecosystem, and will be packed to the gills with AI. It will be built with fully sustainable materials, and to make it even more eco-friendly, it will be powered by a mix of solar panels and hydrogen fuel cells. It really does sound great, and the rendered images of this future city look pretty awesome too, but it got me to thinking about how quickly “the city of the future” could become a 175-acre cesspool for privacy intrusion.

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2022 Fisker Ocean

2022 Fisker Ocean

A well-rounded, complete package that offers absolute bang for the buck

Back in March 2019, Henrik Fisker, the CEO of Fisker Inc., announced that the company is planning to build an affordable electric four-wheel-drive SUV with a range of 300 miles. But no one really took him seriously given his propensity to overcommit and under-deliver.

Make no mistake; Fisker has produced some of the most beautiful-looking vehicles to date, but the company never really hit it off. This time, however, Fisker has lived up to its word and revealed its first electric SUV at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. Called the Fisker Ocean, the SUV looks to be a wholesome package and has enough to take on some of the fiercest competitors in the market. But will the Ocean see the light of the day?

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