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Cadillac reveals massive digital display in its upcoming electric SUV
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21st Jul 2020
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Cadillac reveals massive digital display in its upcoming electric SUV

General Motors has shared the first photo from inside the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV, revealing a whopping 33-inch, or 83cm, digital dashboard display. The display consists of a single piece of curved glass which is five inches (12.7cm) tall and divided into three key zones – although it can be transformed into one single, uninterrupted display when the vehicle is stopped.
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Susannah Guthrie
The Australian company leading the world in wireless electric car charging
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9th Jul 2020
5 min read

The Australian company leading the world in wireless electric car charging

A little known Australian company has become the first in the world to have its wireless electric-car charging technology certified for public use. Electric cars of the future will be able to recharge while parked over a special mat – rather than plugged into a power source – thanks to revolutionary technology developed by Lumen Freedom, a company based in Hallam, an outer suburb of Melbourne.
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Susannah Guthrie
Mercedes-Benz and BMW end autonomous driving partnership
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22nd Jun 2020
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Mercedes-Benz and BMW end autonomous driving partnership

Rival German car makers Mercedes-Benz and BMW have paused their partnership to jointly-develop autonomous driving technology. The alliance – announced in 2019 – plotted to develop ‘next-generation’ autonomous driving (up to 'fully-autonomous' Level 4), with the first cars fitted with the technology slated for launch in 2024. However, citing exceeding costs and adverse economic conditions, the brands announced they would pause their partnership indefinitely.
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Liam Murphy
10 electric utes on the horizon
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20th May 2020
5 min read

10 electric utes on the horizon

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Susannah Guthrie
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20th May 2020
5 min read

10 electric utes on the horizon

Tesla 2020, Great Wall Steed 2020
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Susannah Guthrie
Tesla files patent for 1 million mile battery component
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2nd May 2020
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Tesla files patent for 1 million mile battery component

Electric vehicle specialist Tesla has filed a patent for a battery component it believes will be crucial in powering an electric car for 1 million miles (1.61 million kilometres) of driving. The patent application extends to a method of producing purer ‘single crystal’ nickel-cobalt-aluminium (NCA) electrodes for lithium-ion batteries.
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Liam Murphy
Polestar Precept concept: new images deepen the drool factor
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8th Apr 2020
2 min read

Polestar Precept concept: new images deepen the drool factor

UPDATE: Volvo's performance spin-off, Polestar, has released new images of its Precept concept. We've added the new images here, but the article is otherwise unchanged. February 26: Polestar, the all-electric performance brand spun out of the Volvo business in 2017, has unveiled a first look at its next-generation design and technology plans: the Precept concept.
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Mike Stevens