Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions is operational

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Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions, the joint venture between the French PSA Group and the Belgian transmission manufacturer Punch Powertrain, has now been established following official approvals. The company started operations on 17 September. PSA and Punch Powertrain had first envisioned the joint venture two years ago. Now Punch Powertrain holds a 61 per cent majority […]

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Polestar points to “a disturbing lack of transparency” about EV carbon footprint

Polestar on Thursday said it would publish full details on the “climate impact” of its electric cars. The move “sets new standards for other car makers to follow,” Polestar declared in a press release. Based on what Green Car Reports has seen released …

CO2 pooling: VW merges fleets with SAIC and Ford

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The Chinese automotive group SAIC has joined the Volkswagen Group’s CO2 pool in the EU with its brands MG Motor and SAIC Motors Europe. This is according to an official document of the European Commission. The so-called CO2 pooling is a controversial method of avoiding fines in view of the increasingly strict carbon emission fleet […]

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Lucid looks to rain on Tesla’s Plaid Parade

Lucid was testing its Tri-Motor variant of the Air, its first production vehicle, at the Laguna Seca Raceway in California last week, and some unconfirmed times of the run stated that it set a new record. The previous record was held by Tesla’s Plaid Model S in late 2019. While some may see it as […]

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Tesla Model S driver using Autopilot arrested for sleeping while driving 90 mph

Tesla’s Autopilot is meant to be an assistance feature for alert drivers to both increase their enjoyment of driving and add a layer of vehicle safety. However, stories about irresponsible users come into the news cycle on occasion, this time from a 2019 Model S owner in Alberta, Canada. On Thursday, the Royal Canadian Mounted […]

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