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
Porsche has evidently spent quite some time in Croatia (along with VW Group and Bugatti) in recent times – for the Rimac deal – and while they were at it, they decided to acquire a stake in a company called Greyp, which specialises in electric bikes. The German automaker began investing in Greyp back in … More Porsche has been shopping in Croatia
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
This is the Air4, a flying Renault that the French automaker developed in partnership with a design hub called TheArsenale, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic 4L. First launched in 1961, Renault sold over 8 million 4L models in 100+ countries. The original Renault 4 was simple, easy to build and easy to … More There’s a new Renault 4, and it flies
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, 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
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
The Alpine A110 was launched in December 2017 and it is a fantastic little car. I’ve driven one – the S model – in late 2019 and I loved every minute of it. And with it. Alpine has since revealed a bunch of spin-offs models such as the Première Edition and the Légende GT 2021, … More There’s a new Alpine, like the old one but better
The hypercar that gave us a headache because we didn’t know how to pronounce its name turns 10. First launched in 2011 as a successor to the Zonda, the Huayra has kept all its promises and more. Pagani is celebrating the car’s 10th birthday, as we speak, at the Riyadh Cars Show in Saudi Arabia. … More Happy birthday, Pagani Huayra!
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?