Based on the automaker’s Precept concept car, the Polestar 5 also will use an innovative manufacturing process that will allow both the body and platform to be built simultaneously, significantly reducing manufacturing time, the automaker says.
Global sales of electrified vehicles more than doubled to 6.6 million units in 2021, up from 3.2 million in 2020. EVs accounted for 10% of new-car sales in the third quarter, with Europe’s share reaching 17%.
The Ram BEV is on the drawing board. However, before showing the public any kind of prototype, the Stellantis unit plans to solicit feedback from existing and potential Ram customers.
Korean brands dominate the list, occupying three of the top five spots. The most dependable model overall? The high-performance, low-volume Porsche 911.
By developing a virtual world that accurately reflects the real world, engineers can run autonomous-vehicle software through hours of simulation prior to testing AV systems on the road.
Mahle Powertrain and Allotrope Energy’s lithium-carbon battery cell technology is said to combine the benefits of super-capacitors and traditional lithium-ion batteries to enable “ultra-fast” full charging as quickly as ICE vehicles can be refueled.