We’re testing the new Nissan Leaf for six months and not just running about the city. We’ll be driving it up and down hills every day, running heating and mod cons full blast through winter and driving long trips…Hopefully our extension cord is long enough if we run out of
Aussie car maker H2X Australia comes out of nowhere to announce it will soon be building hydrogen-electric vehicles south of Sydney. New local car manufacturer H2X Australia has launched, outlining plans to build a hydrogen-electric SUV in NSW, Australia, plus two new heavy vehicles. The news, broken by auManufacturing, is
Nikola Motor has begun detailing its upcoming EV ute, and also said that it will land in Australia. US car startup Nikola Motor has announced that its debut ute, the Badger, will be available for preorder in the US this month. It will also go on sale in Australia in
Two carmakers are surging to the top at the moment when it comes to developing long-life battery technology. A two-horse race is on to be the first manufacturer to deliver a “million-mile” battery, capable of lasting 1.6 million kilometres before needing to be replaced. The competitors are General Motors and
A new report suggests Tesla Model 3s will begin to be offered with a battery capable of lasting one million miles. Tesla will reportedly introduce a new battery either later this year or early 2021 which will be capable of lasting one million miles (1.6 million kilometres) and cost even
Tesla’s quarterly earnings report for the first quarter of this year in the face of COVID-19 is a success, though some benchmarks are yet to be reached. TESLA HAS posted its third consecutive quarterly profit since promising investors it would pull itself out of a historically long period of red
BMW X5 powered by hydrogen will be available to a limited number of customer in two years. BMW WILL produce a hydrogen-powered version of the X5 in limited availability in 2022. Revealing its BMW i Hydrogen NEXT overnight, the model will underpin the German carmaker’s move into hydrogen vehicles, with
You don’t need to be worried about towing, driving long distances and offroad ability when it comes to a hybrid LandCruiser. QUELLING ANY thoughts that a hybrid Toyota LandCruiser could be too soft for the land down under, Toyota Australia says that it has ‘considerable input’ on what the new
Resurrected Hummer with an electric drivetrain will produce over 700kW and 15,000Nm….or will it?
A new Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T rival is coming this year, and like those two it’ll be offered in the US first…. But don’t rule Australia out of contention.
Specs and details for the Wrangler PHEV have been leaked to Practical Motoring before the model’s official detailed announcement, the new Wrangler set to come with a 2.0-litre petrol turbo engine mated to a ZF-sourced eight-sped hybrid transmission with a plug-in electric battery.
Hummer by name, hummer by an electric drivetrain…
Vehicle emissions targets set years ago are starting to have an effect on what cars we can buy now, with Mercedes-Benz set to cut back on AMGs.
You could soon be able to buy a solar electric vehicle charging station to juice up your EV at home.
A 21st century alternative to the Land Rover Defender is about to arrive, touting an almost 2400kg payload capacity and serious off-road ability.