The i9, when the BMW i8 is not enough

In its latest issue, German auto magazine Auto Motor und Sport gives an idea few people would have thought of. The BMW i8 is a very exclusive, very fast and very expensive car, nobody can argue against that, but the manufacturer may be thinking about doing something more. BMW will turn 100 in 2016, and …

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New Smart Fortwo is already car-sharing ready

This is a brand new car. The Smart Fortwo has been unveiled barely a few days ago, but Daimler knows its smallest model is the world’s most shared with car2go, the world’s leading car-sharing service. Thousands of little Smart cars are shared everyday in twelve major cities all around the world. A few cities have …

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Japanese minister test-drives fuel cell Toyota

In Toyota City, Akio Toyoda, Toyota’s CEO (left), introduced its fuel cell vehicle to Toshimitsu Motegi, the Japanese minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (right). The minister enjoyed a short test test-drive, he also refilled the car, with hydrogen. This is a process which is hardly different from a gas car. As the gaseous fuel …

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Citelib, at last modern car sharing comes to France

Car-sharing is an idea many city-planners dream of as it increases space efficiency, but in Paris, drivers see the Autolib electric car sharing service as a nightmare. The cars are very poorly built, most of them already looking more than ten years old, and their battery technology is outdated, self-discharging themselves to death in less …

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