Traton & Hino launch e-mobility joint venture
Traton and Hino are intensifying their cooperation in the field of electromobility. As part of their strategic partnership, the commercial vehicle subsidiaries of Volkswagen and Toyota have signed a joint venture agreement to speed up development for products with battery and FC technology.
Miles Consultancy, Bollinger Motors.
Reading tip: According to a new report of the Miles Consultancy (TMC), PHEVs are among the highest-polluting company cars when comparing greenhouse gas emissions. The data was collected by observing real-world use of corporate fleets.
Video tip: Bollinger Motors has published three video clips showing its new electric SUV Bollinger B1 through a test run as well as in a technical animation.
Ball based next-gen segway?
German engineer Olaf Winkler developed a vehicle dubbed Üo that could dwarf existing segways as users balance on a highly mobile ball that relies on three electric motors. Control works through weight transfer and a handlebar including a joy stick. Practise is a must.
Lexus reaches milestone.
Lexus International has sold more than 1m hybrid vehicles worldwide. It started in 2005 with the RX 400h and now, eleven years later, the automaker offers ten hybrid models, the largest line-up among any premium car brands.