Vietnam’s VinFast unveils its first two vehicles

VinFast, Vietnam’s very own automaker is planning to debut its sedan and SUV at the upcoming Paris Motor Show on October 2nd. VinFast is looking to build upon itself as being Vietnam’s very own auto brand. Back in June, GM and VinFast signed an agreement that allows VinFast to take ownership in GM’s Hanoi plant,…

Tesla teases more of its next-gen Roadster

Tesla teased a few new photos of its next generation all-electric Roadster. The latest images show a white Roadster parked outside a fancy home, another shows the stylish curves in red, and another image of a Roadster taking curves on a mountain road. Tesla claims its Roadster takes 1.9 seconds to hit 0-60mph, which is…

Byton prototypes coming to the U.S. for Level 4 self-driving testing

Byton has produced the first 10 of its EV SUV prototypes and by years end several of those will be sent to the United States for testing. The China-based automaker founded by former BMW and Infiniti executives is looking to produce another 100 prototypes of its all-electric SUV, which Byton calls the M Byte by…

Electrify America’s campaign looks to bring awareness of EVs

Volkswagen’s Electrify America subsidiary has introduced a new campaign to bring awareness of electric vehicles and to show how far the industry has progressed. Electrify America’s ad campaign is part of a $45 million public education initiative. Richard Steinberg, Electrify America’s senior director of green cities, marketing and communications, told Reuters, “We’re trying to say…

Crowd-funded EV startup Sono looks to begin production of its Sion

The all-electric Sono Sion has been in development since 2016, now the Munich based crowd-funded startup car maker is eyeing for production to commence soon. The Sion has 330 solar cells placed all over the bodywork of car, from the doors, hood, roof, to the rear quarter panels, and tailgate. Scratch proof poly-carbonate layers cover…

2018 Toyota Vios review – Basic transportation goes fishing for a new impression

The 2018 Toyota Vios has been given a facelift. Officially going on sale Summer 2018, it is now in-line with Toyota’s current design language. Love it or hate it, this big fish mouth Vios styling is much more aggressive than its predecessor, which was rather dull and uninspiring. Toyota Taiwan decided to retain the Vios…