CATL’s new sodium-ion battery can be mixed and matched with lithium-ion in the same system

Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) unveiled its newly-developed sodium-ion battery at a recent launch event, together with its AB battery pack solution, which enables the integration of sodium-ion cells and lithium-ion cells into one pack. The sodium-ion battery works on a similar principle to the lithium-ion battery, shuttling sodium ions between the cathode and anode. However, […]

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“Schumacher” documentary coming to Netflix Sept. 15

A new documentary airing on Netflix will tell the story of history’s greatest Formula One driver: Michael Schumacher. The “Schumacher” documentary is set for release on September 15 and has the full blessing of the racing legend’s family, several members of whom will feature. They are thought to include wife Corrina, father Rolf, and children […]

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Hyundai Will Dominate In Miles Of Range Added Per Minute

Hyundai Motor Group has maximized fast charging capability of the E-GMP platform to achieve the best results in terms of the range replenishing ratio in its class. In an interesting Automotive News‘ article, Ryan Miller, manager of electrified powertrain development at the Hyundai Kia America Technical Center in Chino, California, explains that the company intends […]

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2022 Bentley Flying Spur, Ecto-1 Cadillac, Glickenhaus hydrogen pickup: Car News Headlines

Bentley has revealed a special version of its new Flying Spur Hybrid. It couples a fuel-efficient yet powerful powertrain together with sustainable materials to demonstrate that being environmentally friendly doesn’t have to mean compromise. A trailer for the new movie “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” shows that the story picks up decades after the original. Scenes show a […]

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Tesla update adds Disney+ streaming and a ‘Car Wash’ mode

Tesla is adding another popular streaming service to its in-car infotainment system. As part of its latest software update, you can now watch Disney+ when you have some downtime during charging. Tesla’s Theater Mode already offers Netflix, Disney-owned Hulu, YouTube and Twitch. All it’s missing is HBO Max, Peacock and Paramount+ before it can call […]

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Eviation unveils production version of all-electric Alice aircraft, prepares for inaugural flight

Electric aircraft manufacturer Eviation Aircraft has unveiled the design for its Alice all-electric plane. The production configuration, optimized based on real-world lessons learned and customer feedback, will define Alice’s path to its first flight later this year, to be followed by certification and entry into service, which is expected in 2024. Alice, a nine-passenger, two-crew-member […]

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Switched reluctance motor-maker Enedym secures $15 million in new financing round

Enedym, a developer of  electrified powertrains, has secured $15 million in new financing from an international group of investors. The company will use the new investment to accelerate its motor development and increase its footprint in the electric motor market, focusing on OEMs in the automotive, micromobility, wind farm and industrial markets. Enedym builds switched […]

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Rare Shelby Series 1 heads to auction

Carroll Shelby and the crew at Shelby American are probably most famous for the Shelby Cobra line of sports cars, but the Cobra was actually based on the Ace sports car developed by British firm AC Cars. Shelby did develop a sports car from scratch, though. In the late 1990s, the company designed, developed, and […]

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Jay Leno drives a tastefully updated 1973 MGB

The 1973 MGB featured on this episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” is responsible for keeping many of its kin on the road. That’s because it serves as a testbed for parts supplier Moss Motors. Robert Goldman, chairman of Moss Motors, joined Jay Leno to discuss the car and its role with the company. With a […]

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Lewis Hamilton fueled by boos from crowd after Hungary pole

BUDAPEST — Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said booing from the crowd only fueled his determination after he took pole position in qualifying for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver is locked in a fierce battle with Red Bull’s world championship leader Max Verstappen, with passions running high after their collision at the […]

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Los Angeles air traffic control: ‘Jetpack guy is back’

“We were looking but we did not see Iron Man,” reported one pilot after the alert. (Industrial Light and Magic) LOS ANGELES — The FBI is investigating what one commercial airline pilot said might have been an airborne person with a jetpack, high in the busy skies near Los Angeles International Airport. The Los Angeles […]

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2022 Chevrolet COPO 572 Camaro debuts with new big-block V-8

Chevrolet revealed the 2022 COPO Camaro on Friday with a new 572-cubic-inch big-block V-8 base engine. The big-block features aluminum heads on a cast-iron block with four-bolt main caps, a forged steel crankshaft, forged steel connecting rods, and forged aluminum pistons. Despite the size, the big block is the COPO Camaro base engine with 430 […]

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