The Nio EP9 is the fastest production car to ever complete a lap at the Nurburgring. The electric supercar smashed the prior record held by the Lamborghini Hurican by more than 6 seconds.
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A report by the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisberg-Essen in Germany predicts the market for new cars in China will exceed 30 million vehicles a year by 2025 and it expects EV sales to make up 30% of that figure. In 2016, EV sales in China amounted to 2.1% of sales. While […]
Audi chose the Shanghai auto show to reveal its E-Tron Sportback concept that is coming to market in 2019. It will have nearly 500 horsepower, a range of 500 kilometers, and liquid cooled 95 kWh battery.
The Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in hybrid SUV made its debut at the Shanghai auto show this week.
On April 19, the Chevy FNR-X concept will debut at the Shanghai auto show. Will it be the all wheel drive plug-in hybrid SUV America has been waiting for?
Skoda plans to unveil its Vision E electric SUV concept in Shanghai next month. Is it a hint of things to come from Volkswagen for America?
Originally posted on CleanTechnica Over the past couple of years, Volkswagen has trotted out an increasing number of concept cars bearing plugs, electric motors, and fancy names like GTE and CrossBlue. Once far-fetched pipe dreams, these concepts have come closer and closer to resembling something of a production reality, and the Volkswagen C Coupé GTE […]
Automakers have learned quickly that adding an electric motor to a conventional drivetrain can produce some spectacular improvements in both fuel economy and performance. The Peugeot 308 R HYbrid debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show bringing 500 horsepower to the party through two electric motors and a small gas turbo engine. Peugeot has debuted some […]
In becoming the world’s largest car market, China is seeing a number of increasingly important debuts and concepts unveiled at its biggest shows. Along with the reveal of the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid, the Chevrolet FNR Concept made its debut at the Shanghai Auto Show, delivering an edgy look at a fully electric and autonomous […]
The Volvo S60 T6 PHEV goes on display in Shanghai this week. The car is built on the long wheelbase chassis for the Chinese market and has more than 300 hp.
Google Glass brought to life a long-held science-fiction fantasy of computer-augmented vision, and now MINI wants to apply the same concept to driving. The MINI Augmented Vision concept adds some cyberpunk-inspired glasses to your daily wardrobe. It may not win any fashion awards, but it does bring some pretty cool ideas to the table at […]
The covers are off the Icona Vulcano. and we can honestly say it’s a supercar with looks on par with anything produced by Ferrari. Oh, and don’t forget that 950 horsepower hybrid drivetrain! What more does an up-and-coming Chinese businessman need.
GM appears to be very in tune with Chinese consumers with their latest concept, the water-inspired Buick Riviera, is a next-gen hybrid with stunning looks. Please GM, build this car…in America!
China is already the world’s largest car market, and it is quickly coming to dominate even niche automobile sales as well. With literally hundreds of large and small automakers competing for Chinese consumers, it takes something truly unique and exciting to get people talking. Shanghai-based Icona has teased a V12 hybrid supercar ahead of the Shanghai Auto Show…and we can’t wait to see the rest of it.