In an effort to promote electric vehicle sales in the country, the government is reportedly working on a policy that will accelerate adoption of electric vehicles in the market by 2030. As part of plans, the government aims to reduce the initial cost of buying an electric vehicle, which is currently priced higher than the conventional fossil-fuel run vehicle.
Maserati Levante, the brand’s first luxury SUV was introduced with a diesel engine in UK last year. This time around, the automaker has introduced a petrol engine option in the country. This fresh addition widens options for customers who have been eagerly waiting for a petrol variant. The Levante gets the Q4 AWD system as standard on all versions.
General Motors first announced its decision to shut down the Halol facility and move to Talegaon in 2015. The move was initially scheduled for March 2017, but the company extended its deadline by a month to ensure orderly transition of suppliers, employees and stakeholders. Earlier today, the company finally proclaimed its operations to have been closed down in Halol.
Premium automaker Porsche has been offering active deploying rear wings in many of its car models. Though Porsche cars have already had active diffusers underneath the vehicle, this time around, the new design positions the diffuser below the bumper. The concave inner shape allows the aero element to blend into the body of the car when not in use. It is this technology for which Porsche has filed a patent and it is rumoured that the same technology might also be used for future EVs as well – which makes it pretty important as far as patents go.
Sleeker and sedate as compared to the BMW M5, the new M550i XDrive sits as the range-topper in the new BMW 5 Series line-up.The new model gets a host of design and mechanical upgrades and the vehicle itself offers a fine balance of functionality between a four-door sports car and a dynamic business sedan.