Posts by Adrian Padeanu

Aston Martin Unveils Neptune Electric Submarine

Slower than a Cygnet, yet likely to be more expensive than a Vulcan. Well, this is unexpected. It appears James Bond’s Lotus Esprit submarine (now owned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk) will soon have an underwater companion as Aston Martin has teamed up with Florida-based Triton Submarines to work on a submersible. From…

2 days ago by Adrian Padeanu 5

Plug-in hybrid EV

Toyota, Mazda And Denso Team Up To Work On EVs

Each of the three will carefully select engineers to form a new company. Toyota and Mazda are perfectly aware the EV era is upon us (while we think Mazda is anyway), which is why the two have teamed up with global automotive components manufacturer Denso to jointly develop technologies catering electric vehicles….

4 days ago by Adrian Padeanu 14

2018 Range Rover Sport PHEV Revealed

The electrified version can cover up to 31 miles (NEDC) without sipping any gasoline. Hot on the heels of Tuesday’s report about the imminent debut of a plug-in hybrid Range Rover, the Tata Motors-owned British marque is proud to present its first-ever PHEV. Available for the more agile Range Rover Sport,…

2 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 6

Nissan Fully Reveals New LEAF Nismo Concept

Promises to deliver “instant acceleration at all speeds.” Following yesterday’s sneak preview, Nissan has published a complete set of images with Nismo’s take on the second-generation Leaf. The regular variant of the 2018 LEAF (full details here) is not what you would call an exhilarating car by any means (it’s…

2 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 20

Range Rover Plug-In Hybrid Debut Is Imminent

Its closest competitor will be the BMW X5 xDrive40e. We are only a few weeks away from the official reveal of the Range Rover Plug-In Hybrid based on Jaguar Land Rover’s CEO Ralf Speth announcement about bringing the electrified SUV to the market before the end of the year. It…

2 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 2