Norway is losing cash because it can’t tax electric cars

Surprise surprise, Norway is bleeding tax money because people aren’t buying petrol and diesel cars anymore, which are heavily taxed, and are only buying EVs, which are not. In October 2021, nearly 96% of all new cars sold were electric. In terms of the circulating fleet, 7 out of 10 cars on the road are … More Norway is losing cash because it can’t tax electric cars

Recent trademark applications suggest Cadillac may build ‘Lumistiq’, ‘Symboliq’ and ‘Vistiq‘ after the Liriq

Cadillac will almost certainly build an all-electric Escalade, it’s just a matter of time, but there’s also a strong chance they’ll build two brand-new vehicles, called ‘Vistiq’ and ‘Lumistiq’. Like other brands, Cadillac has decided to characterise certain vehicles – i.e. electric cars – with a specific naming scheme, hence the ‘Q’. The American automaker … More Recent trademark applications suggest Cadillac may build ‘Lumistiq’, ‘Symboliq’ and ‘Vistiq‘ after the Liriq

Here’s why Virgil Abloh’s Geländewagen is one of Mercedes’ most important concept cars

I remember the moment I learnt about the existence of Virgil Abloh, clear as day, I was having a drink with a friend – she works as a stylist – and she airdropped a picture of a pair of Off-White Converse – they were actually transparent – and I thought they were ultra-cool. I tried … More Here’s why Virgil Abloh’s Geländewagen is one of Mercedes’ most important concept cars

Virgil Abloh sadly passes away, but his ideas will live on

Virgil Abloh, fashion designer and head of design at Louis Vuitton, has passed away at the age of 41 due to a rare form of cancer. Abloh has also worked with Mercedes-Benz on the Geländewagen project, a unique and quirky Mercedes G-Wagen painted in off-white, Abloh’s signature colour as well as the name of his … More Virgil Abloh sadly passes away, but his ideas will live on

2022 Ford Maverick is America’s most fuel-efficient truck, apparently

Ford wants you to know that the 2022 Maverick Hybrid, can achieve an EPA-tested 42 MPG in the city. Mind you, when they say ‘in the city’, I’m fairly certain they don’t mean New York City or LA. The Maverick Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-litre EcoBoost engine, paired with a tiny electric unit, for … More 2022 Ford Maverick is America’s most fuel-efficient truck, apparently

What is the ‘BMW eDrive zone’ and does your city have one?

BMW Group has devised something called the ‘eDrive Zone’, which is now available in 138 cities in 20 European countries. It is basically a service that they offer, using technology that allows plug-in hybrid BMWs to automatically switch to all-electric driving mode upon entering inner city areas, thus reducing emissions and of course helping you … More What is the ‘BMW eDrive zone’ and does your city have one?