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Mercedes-AMG’s Hybrid System Recharges Its Batteries While You Drift

Mercedes-AMG has been working hard to convince us that its new plug-in hybrid drivetrain is cool and sporty and its latest revelation may convince even the most skeptical of drivers, as the powertrain will recharge its batteries while you drift. That’s according to Jochen Schmitz, a hybrid operation strategy developer interviewed in a Mercedes-AMG-produced YouTube […]

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Good News: You Can Now Order Your Aznom Palladium With An Advanced Monitoring Device

Italian vehicle customizer Aznom is one of those few automotive industry players who cater to that subset of individuals who want to make their exclusive cars even more exclusive. Last November, the company unveiled its latest creation: the Aznom Palladium. One of the strangest creations we’ve seen in recent history, it’s a heady mix between […]

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Toyota Launches Mirai And Lexus LS In Japan With Level 2 Autonomous Driving System

Toyota is launching the new Mirai and updated Lexus LS in Japan as the carmaker’s first models to be fitted with their new ‘Advanced Drive’ Level 2 driver assistance system. Toyota’s new ‘Advanced Drive’ can assist driving under the driver’s supervision on a motorway, keeping the vehicle in its lane, maintain the distance from other […]

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Waymo CEO John Krafcik Steps Down From Alphabet’s Self-Driving Division

John Krafcik has stepped down as chief executive officer of Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving vehicle division. Krafcik has led Waymo for five and a half years and was instrumental in securing agreements with the likes of Jaguar Land Rover, Stellantis, Volvo, and Daimler. Last year, he also helped secure more than $2.25 billion for the company […]

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Hyundai To Launch F1-Inspired Electric Charging Stations Across Korea

<!––> <!––> Hyundai has previewed one of the charging stations that it will establish across South Korea this year. The car manufacturer’s charging station is dubbed an E-Pit and has been inspired by Formula 1 pit stops as owners of the company’s models with 800-volt charging capability can charge their vehicles to 80 percent within […]

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Ford May Use Maserati-Like Prechamber Ignition Tech For Future Diesel Engines

Ford is investigating the possibility of producing efficient diesel engines with prechamber ignition technology, the same system used in Maserati’s innovative twin-turbocharged Nettuno V6 petrol engine. Motor Trend recently received word that the car manufacturer is working with engineering consultancy FEV and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory on a prechamber diesel engine. The $10 million, […]

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