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2018 Nissan Leaf electric-car prototype driven: first impressions

When visiting an automaker’s proving ground to drive cars still under development, security is extensive. Cameras have to be left on the bus, all phone lenses have to be covered, and documents committing you to keep quiet until the embargo lifts must be signed. In late June, we drove a pre-production 2018 Nissan Leaf at […]

A weird new EV platform “turn human into self-driving cars”

I’m aware that the headline is pretty much an oxymoron and it looks like the stupidest thing from the picture above, but please bear with me for a second because this project is actually interesting. The moovel Group, a research group owned by Daimler, created an electric vehicle platform with autonomous driving sensors but instead of a control […]

Chevy Bolt EV reviewed by BMW i3 driver: electric cars compared

Owners of specific electric cars sometimes tend to become boosters and fans for their particular EV as well as plugging in to drive in general. So it was with Tom Moloughney, whose purchase of the very first 2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car in the U.S. he wrote about for us three years ago. […]

TSL raises the bar in Auto Service, sales

THE economic recession notwithstanding, TSL Limitless has opened a world-class multi-brand automotive workshop in Lagos to cater for the needs of Nigerian motoring public yearning for quality service for their cherished automobilies. The workshop has the capacity to service over 1000 cars daily using modern tools. The new workshop, inaugurated, yesterday, is unarguably the largest […]

Honda Insight – An Overview

The Honda Insight is a hybrid electric vehicle that was manufactured and marketed by Honda in its first generation as a three-door, two passenger hatchback (1999–2006) and in its second generation as a five-door, five passenger hatchback (2009–2014). The Insight was the first production vehicle to feature Honda’s Integrated Motor Assist system. The first generation […]

What kind of battery does the Toyota prius have?

The Toyota Prius has two batteries. The type of the largest one, which is the heart of the Hybrid power system, depends on the engine model and generation. The 2G/3G/4G Toyotal Prius (I have a 2G Prius which is the XW20 engine used in the 2005–09 models), uses a NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride Battery). The […]

Hybrid Electric Vehicles in the United States

The fleet of hybrid electric vehicles in the United States, with over 4 million units sold through April 2016, is the second largest in the world after Japan (over 5 million). American sales of hybrid electric vehicles represent about 36% of the more than 11 million hybrid sold worldwide through April 2016. Since their inception […]

Hybrid Vehicle : Its Types and Variation

Recall that I discussed Hybrid Vehicle, as an en-vogue generation of automobile where more description of its components were learnt. In this post, I shall be expatiating on the aforementioned types ( Full Hybrid, Mild Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid) and its Variations- sub types ( Micro and Muscle Hybrids). TYPES OF HYBRID VEHICLE FULL HYBRID The […]

Why is the Toyota Prius popular?

1) It’s a good sized car. When you add passenger space and cargo space, it’s about the size of a Hyundai Tucson (small SUV) or Dodge Caliber wagon). 2) It’s competitively priced. About the same as a similarly equipped Camry. The base Prius is very well equipped. 3) Tremendous gas mileage. Real world gas mileage […]

GPS Tracker-A Recovery Tool

  A GPS tracking unit is a device, normally carried by a moving vehicle or person, that uses the Global Positioning System to determine and track its precise location, and hence that of its carrier, at intervals. The recorded location data can be stored within the tracking unit, or it may be transmitted to a central […]

Honda Civic Hybrid – A Generation of Hybrid Automobiles

The Honda Civic Hybrid was a variation of the Honda Civic with a hybrid electric power-train. Honda introduced the Civic Hybrid in Japan in December 2001. In the United States, it was the first hybrid automobile to be certified as an Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV) from the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The Civic […]

GM Will Launch 20 Electric Cars By 2023

General Motors might not be ready to put traditional internal-combustion vehicles on notice, as some automakers effectively have done, but it is announcing a major commitment to electric vehicles. Over the next 18 months, GM will introduce two new all-electric vehicles that it said are “based off learnings from the Chevrolet Bolt EV.” And those […]

FORD ESCAPE HYBRID – A Generation of Hybrid Automobiles

The Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid are the gasoline-electric hybrid powered versions that launched in the U.S. in 2004 for the 2005 model year. Built in Kansas City, Missouri, it was the first hybrid SUV to hit the market. The Ford Escape Hybrid was the first American-built hybrid and the first hybrid vehicle […]

Comparison of Toyota Hybrids

By the end of 2006 there were about 15 hybrid vehicles from various car makers available in the U.S. By May 2007 Toyota sold its first million hybrids and had sold a total of two million hybrids at the end of August 2009. Below is a comparison of the Toyota hybrid models.   Features Prius […]

TOYOTA PRIUS – An Hybrid Generation of Automobiles

The Toyota Prius is a full hybrid electric automobile developed by Toyota and manufactured by the company since 1997. Initially offered as a 4-door sedan, it has been produced only as a 5-door hatchback since 2003. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) rate the Prius as among the cleanest vehicles […]

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