Today's concepts represent the cars of the future. The near future of the transport sector sees hybrid and electric cars as protagonists. Today we focus on what will be the hybrids of the future.In the future, hybrid technology will not see electric and thermal traction as the only combination.
Kia Motors is helping DC Entertainment fight the food crisis in the Horn of Africa. The awareness campaign to raise funds is called "We Can Be Heroes", the testimonials of the campaign are the superheroes most loved by the public, the bearers of unblemished justice. So Kia Motors presented Super Erori-inspired cars.
To date, the only Fiat equipped with an electric motor is the 500 E, the greenest car currently on the market according to the EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency. its iconic look to recruit virtuous drivers; While waiting for Fiat to come up with new offers, industrial designer Joseph Martinez presented his idea with a Fiat-style hybrid-drive concept car.
Citroen, at the Geneva Motor Show, presented a new full hybrid solution that uses hydraulics together with compressed air. This technology guarantees more than attractive performance with less than 3l / 100 km without the need for additional batteries in order to further reduce the environmental impact, offer an even more affordable price and increase the spaciousness on board.
We can think of only two ways of tackling a long journey with an electric car in a reasonable amount of time: having a vehicle with a long road autonomy, or having the electric charging operation take place in a reasonably fast time, so as to be able to cover the path by making stages but of short duration.
The German car manufacturer has 40 years of experience in the world of electric mobility. It was 1972 when BMW presented the first of its electric cars, the 1602 Electric equipped with a 350 kilogram Varta battery. BME electric cars have come a long way since then: in the second half of 2013, the highly anticipated BMW i3 will make its debut on the market.
Google's aren't the only cars that drive themselves. The University of Oxford, England, has developed a system that uses a camera and laser beams to create a three-dimensional image of the streets and be able to travel them independently and in complete safety. The computer system is capable of processing a constantly updated mapping and providing, on autopilot, all the information useful for passing through city traffic.
In 2010, Google unveiled a fleet of seven cars that integrated a very unique autopilot. Over the past three years, Google's autopilot has come a long way. Google Self Driving Car continues its tests and above all, continues to walk the road towards mass diffusion.
According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), the most efficient car in the world is Italian and it is the Fiat 500E. Arguably, the glory of the Fiat 500E will not last long because a car that promises to be even more efficient, the new Volkswagen XL1, will debut on the market. only liter.
Italian motorists who want to drive a hybrid car can rely on Peugeot's HYbrid4 technology with the 508 RXH and 3008 Hybrid4 models, both cars are equipped with a diesel-powered thermal engine and an electric motor; the combined use of the two engines has maximum values of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions which are respectively: -4.1 liters of fuel per 100 km traveled and 107 g / km of harmful emissions produced, as regards the Peugeot 508 RXH - 3.4 liters of fuel per 100 km traveled and 88 g / km of harmful emissions produced, as regards the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 Peugeot hybrid cars can count on four driving modes (hence the name Hybrid4) : -Diesel driving version, which provides for the exclusive use of the heat engine-Electric drive version, which provides for the exclusive use of the electric motor, perfect for city center routes-4 × 4 version, like the other versions, it can be chosen from the selector positioned in the lower part of the dashboard-Sport version which takes full advantage of the combined power of the two engines up to 200 HP.
Colibri is a decidedly economical electric car, its selling price will not exceed 10,000 euros. Its name is that of the hummingbird, a small and elegant bird, its logo is represented by a stylized wing. of Geneva 2013.
Can a car go down the stairs? Car manufacturers are reaching new heights, such as the Toyota I-Road presented at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. There is talk of electric mobility, innovative, safe, ultra-compact and full of surprises. In the wake of the success of the Reunault Twizy, to spread other very small electric vehicles, the so-called ultra-compact vehicles, we have seen it with Nissan in Japan and today we see it with the Toyota I-Road.
In the city of Yokohama, Japan, to lower harmful emissions, it was decided to start a so-called "Mobility Project Zero", a project that aims to make city mobility 100 electric. The project was fully married by the Nissan car manufacturer and not only with its LEAF.
The Ford C-Max Energi, plug-in hybrid, will hit the European market later this year. No official data on the launch price have been provided but in the United States it is already on the market with a price - including C-Max Energi incentives - just under $ 30,000, about 23,000 euros. In Italy the price of the C-Max should not be higher than 26.
At the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, Mitsubishi presented its new crossover, the Ca-MiEV, to the world. It is an electric motorized concept that anticipates the new moves of the Japanese car manufacturer. The Mitsubishi electric crossover embodies a number of technologies and is a jewel in efficiency, design and aerodynamics.
When it comes to electric mobility, small European car manufacturers are making a difference! We are not just talking about concepts and projects but about the market and concrete actions. We saw it in Germany with the Colibri, the electric car that costs around 10 thousand euros. Today we see it in France with an equally accessible electric car, the Bluecar and it can be purchased for 12 thousand euros, including the GPS system!
Electric mobility is covered in an aura of mystery dictated by disinformation. Maybe it's because it doesn't have a muffler or because it's quiet ... but the electric car raises really bizarre doubts, especially on the subject of safety: - But when it rains, do you need to get out of the car? I would say no, if you don't want to get wet!
Volkswagen has already presented electric cars but the e-Up! it is the first electric car that will see the market. The German weekly AutoBild reports a price of 19,000 euros. The Volkswagen e-Up has a range of 150 kilometers with batteries that reach 80 percent charge in just 30-40 minutes.
"In the morning, if I don't have a coffee ... I won't leave!" For many of us it's just a saying, for the Ford F100 it's pure reality! The Ford F100 was modified to be fueled with coffee beans and was renamed the Bean Machine. It is a pickup that can boast of having achieved the world record for reaching the speed of almost 106 km / h.
The Zoe is the electric car of the Renault car manufacturer offered at a very competitive price. Starting from 21,650 euros. The Zoe offers an autonomy of 210 km with a maximum speed of 135 km / h, it is proposed to the public as an innovative and elegant compact sedan.The synchronous electric motor with coiled rotor comes with a torque of 220 Nm and a power of 65 kW.
The Toyota Camry is the several times absolute leader in car sales in the States. It is a medium sedan for the USA, therefore very large for the European market, the measures are comparable to those of a BMW 5 Series or a Mercedes E Class but the costs are much lower: the Japanese manufacturer is targeting a most popular audience.