BMW is working on an inductive charging method of its high voltage batteries of both BMW i cars and future plug-in models. The advantage to this would be a cable-free connection between the supply point and the vehicle's high-voltage battery. BMW Group and Daimler AG have signed an agreement on the...
McLaren is set to release its special "Le Mans" edition of its flagship 650s. Inspired by the race winning #59 McLaren F1 GTR, the limited 650s was created in conjunction with McLaren F1 designer Peter Stevens and borrows styling enhancements from the F1 GTR.
An all-new Audi R8 could make its official debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Audi board member for technical development, Ulrich Hackenberg told CarAdvice that the e-tron " will be introduced with the successor of the R8, and we will have first example of the car ... in next March, at Geneva, so you will see, it's done. "
Kia teamed up with Rafa Nadal in this 2015 Australian Open Ad, and are looking to boost their sales and brand image as well. Nadal becomes a hero in this ad, and he is sent to save the day with this Kia Sorento. Check out the ad below:
Hyundai is looking into the idea of augmented reality to show off what the future of driving would be like. The system is meant to improve safety and also include technical innovations. Could we be getting something like that in a couple of years time?
VW has unveiled its second generation Polo R WRC. “Not only does it look even more dynamic and sporty than it did before, but our engineers have also been working meticulously on technical innovations under the bonnet and improved many detailed aspects of the package that has been so successful for the past two years”, said Dr. Henz-Jakob Neusser, VW’s Board Member for Technical Development.
Audi's Matrix LED Headlights gets shown off in this latest video, explaining how the whole system works. The Matrix LED Headlights are currently an optional extra but are surely something worth considering.
Official figures are still pending but VW Group has reportedly overtaken Toyota as the world's best selling car manufacturer in 2014. The report comes from automotive data researcher Focus2Move. According to them, VW sold 9.91 million passengerr cars and light commercial vehicles compared to Toyota's 9.81 million.