Watch | Tesla CEO Elon Musk dances to celebrate inauguration of Gigafactory in Berlin
“Danke Deutschland!!,” Elon Musk tweeted. Musk presided over the handover of 30 Model Y to their owners. This dance jig was similar to what he did in Shanghai in 2020 in a similar event there. The “gigafactory” in Berlin was finally inaugurated after two years of bureaucratic hassles and delays.
Tesla named 'most trusted' brand developing fully-autonomous vehicles
Elon Musk-owned electric vehicle company Tesla was recently named the "most-trusted" brand in the pursuit of fully-autonomous vehicles, according to a new study. The study surveyed consumer perception regarding fully-autonomous vehicle technology, reports Teslarati. Fifty-six total automotive brands were options for consumers to pick in the study, a release from AutoPacific, who performed the study, said.
Maruti's cumulative sales of 'S-CNG' vehicles cross 1 mn
Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India said on Tuesday that it has clocked cumulative sales figures of 1 million units of S-CNG vehicles. At present, the automobile major offers nine S-CNG vehicles in the personal and commercial segments. According to the company, the S-CNG vehicles are integrated from the first stage itself to deliver unmatched safety, performance, durability and high fuel efficiency.
Tesla gets environmental nod to produce EVs at Gigafactory Berlin, with riders
After months of delays, German reports stated earlier this week that Tesla is expected to finally receive final environmental approval to start production at Gigafactory Berlin later this week, auto-tech website Electrek reported. The environmental approval for the giant factory faced a lot of opposition with concerns ranging from deforestation to water supply and more.
New 2022 Maruti Baleno set for launch on 23rd February
In terms of its interior tweaks, the 2022 Baleno will come a newly modified dashboard which will boast a 9-inch SmartPlay PRO+ touchscreen infotainment unit, 360 degrees View camera an audio system by ARKAMYS as well as a Head Up Display (HUD) screen system. In terms of reinforcing safety of passengers, the 2022 Baleno will come with six airbags as well as an Electronic Stability Control.
Ford's Mustang Mach-E removes Tesla Model 3 as top EV
According to Consumer Reports, a non-profit consumer research and advocacy organisation, which selects the year's top models from hundreds of current models, Tesla has dominated the electric vehicle category, with the Model 3 holding the EV Top Pick title for the past two years. But now the Ford Mustang Mach-E has earned honour-based on road-test score, predicted reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety.
Volkswagen's new mid-size sedan for indian market all set for global premiere in March 2022
The sedan will be based on Volkswagen’s MQB A0 IN (Modularer QuerBaukasten/ Modular Transversal Toolkit) platform which has a transverse, front-engine, front-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive layout. The same platform has been employed by Volkswagen Taigun. After it is launched in the market it will replace Vento, as per media reports. VW Vento was the company’s first mid-sized sedan in India.
Kia India launches Carens at introductory starting price from Rs 8.99 lk
According to the company, Carens is offered in 19 variants with prices ranging from Rs 8.99 lakh to Rs 16.99 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). The model is available in five trims, three engine options and three transmission options. So far, the company has received 19,089 bookings for the car in over a month since the bookings opened on January 14.
Tesla not working on its $25K electric car right now: Musk
During Tesla's fourth-quarter earnings, Musk was asked by shareholders about the status of the $25,000 Tesla, the auto-tech website Electrek reported. At Tesla Battery Day in 2020, CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla will be making a $25,000 electric car.
2022 FZ 25: Top 6 features of Yamaha's newly launched street bike, priced at Rs 1,39,436
Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha Motors India has announced the launch of Yamaha 2022 FZ 25 street bike this month. The model will be available in 2 different variants, i.e., FZ 25 and FZS 25. The latest version of the quarter-litre-model will be made available in a new range of colours as well.