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  • Swedish student startup gets deal to build electric cars

    A group of university students from Sweden have raised 1.2 million euros in crowdfunding for their new startup called Uniti Sweden to build electric cars. In the process the students have caught the attention of the German industrial giant, Siemens. The Swedish students said they had brokered a deal with Siemens and that the partnership will see them create 50,000...




  • Are flying cars on the horizon?

    Are flying cars on the horizon? Uber Technologies, theAmerican worldwide online transportation network company who markets and operates the Uber app has hired a NASA engineer to get their idea of flying cars off the ground. Back in 2010, Mark Moore, an advanced aircraft engineer based at NASA's Langley Research Center in the U.S. published a white paper outlining the...

  • Peugeot, Citroën to test autonomous cars with 'non-expert' drivers

    Peugeot and Citroën to test self-driving cars with 'non-expert' drivers Groupe PSA is the first auto manufacturer to gain the right to test autonomous vehicles on French public roads with non-expert drivers. Normally when autonomous cars are tested on public roads, they are usually controlled by a professional driver who is tasked with the safe testing of the vehicle, quite...

  • Norway wants to ban petrol and diesel cars

    Norway to ban diesel and petrol cars Norway is a huge proponent of electric vehicles. Not only does it offer massive tax breaks to EV buyers, but last year, portions of the Norwegian government proposed seeking an all-out ban on all petrol and diesel-powered cars by the year 2025. Although Norway seemed to be going in that direction last year,...

  • Renault, Nissan and Transdev to develop driverless vehicle fleet system

    Driverless vehicle fleet system Renault, Nissan and Transdev have joined forces in a new alliance to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation. We are all familiar with Renault and Nissan but some may not be too familiar with Transdev, formerly Veolia Transdev. They are a French-based international private public...

  • Will Electric Vehicles Drive Mechanics Out of Business?

    Electric Vehicles could drive traditional mechanics out of business Traditionally, when a motorist went to a mechanic shop, the mechanic had to figure out what was wrong with the car first from experience and then repair what was wrong. Today, things are rapidly changing. Now mechanics just insert an OBD-II scanner and it tells you what to replace. (Onboard Diagnostics...