New Titan details: Citing insiders, Autocar reports on new details about Apple’s secret EV project. The partially autonomous “iCar” is expected to launch in 2021 and will soon be followed by a fully autonomous version. And Apple seems to be looking to sell 500,000 units per year.
New Nissan hybrid: Nikkei has learned that Nissan wants to launch a hybrid variant of its Note mini-car in Japan this November. The petrol engine is said to function as a generator to charge the car’s battery (which cannot be charged externally), meaning the car will technically drive electrically.
Electric scooter with Tesla heart: Chinese manufacturer Yadea will launch a connected all-electric scooter called Z3. It will have a range of 120 km and will be fitted with 18650 Li-ion cells from Panasonic – just like Tesla. Starting at 3,388 dollars, the electric scooter will hit the road in China, German, South Korea, and Columbia.
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Honda goes hybrid in India: The carmaker will also offer the hybrid variant of its Accord in India starting in October. The previous (petrol) version had been discontinued in the country a few years back due to low sales. The hybrid version will now go tyre to tyre with the Toyota Camry.
Tuning into Tesla: Late last year, Tesla announced that it is making the music streaming service Spotify available in its cars in Europe, Australia, and Hong Kong (we reported). According to electrek, U.S. driver will soon also be able to tune into their favourite music on the Tesla tablet.
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