Shanghai Auto Show: Volkswagen adds crossover ID Crozz to electric concept fleet
Volkswagen is working pretty hard to make a great line up that will consist of only EVs. Buzz microbus we saw earlier this year in Detroit, the I.D. Crozz is the third battery-only, self-driving prototype introduced by Volkswagen in the past year-and-a-half.
The I.D. CROZZ was conceptualised as a sporty, interactively designed zero-emission all-rounder - with electric all-wheel drive that is equally impressive in the urban environment as it is on the tracks of an active lifestyle. Volkswagen says it is now developing a fleet of electric vehicles that will start full production in a few years. General Motors Co.'s Buick unit and Ford Motor Co. also have announced new electric vehicles for China this year.
It's the most powerful Mini ever, boasting a turbocharged two-litre four-cylinder engine producing 228 horsepower and 258lb ft of torque, which enable it to reach 100km/h in 6.2 seconds from a standing start.
On Tuesday, Volkwagen AG announced plans to launch a pure-electric auto in China next year with a state-owned partner.
Buick also sells a hybrid version of its LaCrosse sedan in China.
When it comes to the global vehicle market, no single event quite reflects the change in auto manufacturers' global emphasis than Auto China, the motor show that alternates annually between Beijing and Shanghai and this year takes place in the country's financial capital.
The Chinese team is capable of developing entire vehicles, rather than merely customizing designs originated in Europe, Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche said, adding that how R&D would be divided between China and other Mercedes-Benz research centers remained to be seen.
While it has yet to make a full-year profit, Tesla has been a thorn in the side of traditional automakers and surpassed Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co this month to become the most valuable U.S. automaker. It makes the vehicles spacious having larger cargo space. The unveiling of four affordable electric vehicles in Shanghai is being interpreted as a challenge to Tesla and its upcoming Model 3.
Wolfsburg, Germany-based VW only sells tiny numbers of electric versions of its Golf hatchback and Up! subcompact. However, VW would probably produce a consumer version based on the this concept, as the German auto maker has previously set a goal of selling 1 million EVs yearly by 2025.
In comments that clarified the complicated rules, he stated that a auto could be worth numerous credits, with full-electric cars getting more credits than plug-in hybrids.
Connected Community - Volkswagen will in future interconnect humans, cars and the environment via a Volkswagen User-ID.
The German automaker was slow to develop fully electric cars and has been prone to engineering excesses and bloated costs, which are still evident in weak profit margins at the namesake brand. It's all about VW's seemingly relentless push toward electrification, with a whole new range of electric vehicles arriving from the brand from 2020 onward.
These dreams are still far from reality and Facebook's success isn't certain although Dugan said she was optimistic. Another innovation Facebook's working on is the ability to "hear through your skin ", says Ms Dugan.
Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts have been at a standstill since a US-led initiative collapsed three years ago. In the West Bank town of Ramallah, Barghouti's wife, Fadwa, joined about 1,500 marchers.
Only four teams in National Hockey League history have come back to win a playoff series after losing the first three games. You can't go out there and think, 'I'm going to score.' We've got to play the same way defensively.
RHP Kyle Hendricks (1-1, 5.73 ERA) picked up the win against the Brewers on April 8 and will go for his second against Milwaukee. Nationals 14, Braves 4 • Bryce Harper had two homers, including a grand slam, among his four hits as visiting Washington rolled.
Ruf was 11 for 31 with three home runs, three doubles and eight walks off Gonzalez, tormenting him while in a Phillies uniform. One of Strasburg's two starts came against the Phillies although he didn't receive a decision in a 4-3 loss on Sunday.
But there are other factors worth examining in considering the lawmaker's decision to exit congressional life this year. Chaffetz said he announced now so that another candidate could rise in the 3rd Congressional District.
CIBC deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal said it looks like the Vancouver market has hit bottom and started to recover. Guleph, Ontario recorded a 1.4% home price increase month over month, and Oshawa, Ontario recorded a 1.2% increase.
Jenner was seen cozying up to hip-hop artist Travis Scott , although they were hanging out with a huge group of people . Travis and Jenner have been spotted together frequently since Jenner broke up with Tyga at the beginning of April.
Last year's NBA Finals result - Cleveland 4, Golden State 3 - still has numerous Warriors folks reaching for the antacids. Durant missed 19 games with a sprained MCL and bone bruise in his left knee to close out the year.
The company has said it has thousands of people who review postings, which, when flagged, are typically reviewed within 24 hours. Facebook's AR platform also has high-powered graphics that can turn everyday objects into fantastical, otherworldly experiences.
The only card he has left to play really is to throw off the financial shackles he attached to the club and buy a new team. Asked if he was concerned that paying one star player a massive figure could destabilise the team, Wenger said: "Always".
French police thwart attack days before election
Le Pen, who is campaigning on anti-immigration, anti- European themes, is among the four top contenders for the presidential race. She and the bankers' candidate Emmanuel Macron , had previously seemed like the contenders in a two-horse race.
Most Americans think corporations, wealthy pay too little tax
The results represent a significant turnaround from February, when 62% said they saw Trump as someone who keeps his promises. United States President Donald Trump has shared a report of Rasmussen poll showing his approval rating at 50 percent.
Apple receives permit to test autonomous cars in California
The company was "excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation", it said at the time. The team still has about 1,000 people, although Apple isn't confirming anything-including that there even is a Project Titan .
Rian Johnson debuts teaser trailer for 'The Last Jedi'
Last December 16, Carrie Fisher tragically died of heart attack at the age of 60 while on a flight from London to Los Angeles. While the " Star Wars " universe continues to expand on the big screen, one of its popular TV show is coming to an end.
European leaders respond cautiously to Turkey vote
The main opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, called for the result to be annulled, alleging widespread violations. The Council of Europe, of which Turkey is a member, is a separate entity from the EU.
Christians celebrate Easter with religious fervour
Originating from the German word "Oster" (New Life Renewal), Easter is the culmination of over two months of dedicated worship. Thousands of Christians flocked to churches across the country as part of their Easter Sunday celebrations.
8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats
Many Democrats were still tight over Garland being passed over, as they should be, and noted that Gorsuch was super conservative. In the 1990s, he worked as a clerk for federal judges, including Supreme Court Justices Byron White and Anthony Kennedy.
Let Uber drivers collect tips, says city taxi agency
He said he hopes the tipping option could spread to other cities or states through similar regulations if it takes hold in NY . Most drivers of the estimated 1.5 lakh app-based taxis in Delhi-NCR have decided not to take out their vehicles on Tuesday.
Tillerson, Lavrov open tense meeting in Moscow
Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian air base that the U.S. says was used to pummel civilians with nerve gas, resulting in 87 deaths. US President Donald Trump described the relationship between the two countries as at an "all-time low".
India Will Appeal Alleged Spy's Death Sentence, Says Envoy
The government is also likely to review its attempts in the past few months to encourage people to people contacts with Pakistan. A military court in Pakistan earlier this week found Jadhav guilty on two counts of espionage and sentenced him to death.