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Electric and hydrogen cars can be sports cars too. Hyundai showed RN22e and N Vision 74 concepts

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Hyundai showed two concepts: RN22e and N Vision 74. The cars are very different from each other both externally and technically.

Electric and hydrogen cars can be sports cars too.  Hyundai showed RN22e and N Vision 74 concepts

As stated in the press release, the RN22e uses the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) with the body structure of the Ioniq 6. It can be clearly seen that the RN22e and Ioniq 6 are indeed very similar. The company says that the concept is being used to test technologies that will appear in future Hyundai N sports models. In particular, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N should be released next year.

The RN22e is equipped with electric motors with a total power of 585 hp. and a torque of 740 Nm, a battery with a capacity of 77.4 kWh and is capable of speeds up to 250 km/h.

The N Vision 74 concept stands out in the first place because it is a hydrogen car. Apparently, the first hydrogen car with a sporty character, even if it’s just a concept for now. True, there was also the Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo concept, but it had nothing to do with ordinary road cars. The design was created to pay homage to the unusual 1974 Hyundai Pony Coupe.

The machine is equipped with a 680 hp electric motor. with a torque of 900 Nm. There is a battery with a capacity of 62.4 kWh, and, apparently, it can be charged independently, like a conventional electric car. Top speed is listed as over 250 km/h and range is 600 km. The company does not talk about any prospects for turning into a serial car.

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Tesla electric cars may be banned in California due to incorrect advertising of the autopilot

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles has filed a complaint with the Office of Administrative Hearings against Tesla for incorrect advertising of an electric vehicle autonomous driving system. Lawyers representing the department believe that the word and phrase “autopilot” and “fully autonomous driving” used by the company in advertising materials mislead potential buyers and give them a false idea of ​​\u200b\u200bsafety.

Tesla electric cars may be banned in California due to incorrect advertising of the autopilot

In a statement, the California Department of Motor Vehicles is requiring Tesla to change the description and positioning of the features mentioned above when advertising and selling electric vehicles in California. In particular, the department asks the company to communicate in promotional materials about the limitations of these options in the same way as they are reported on the official Tesla website. Otherwise, the agency will insist on revoking Tesla’s license to sell cars in the state. It is noted that in this case, the restrictions will not affect the owners of already sold cars.

Tesla has 15 days to defend its rights in court. The company has not yet commented on the situation.

The US is not the first country where Tesla has been targeted by the authorities for misleading ads for autonomous driving. In the summer of 2020, a Munich court for the same reasons banned Elon Musk’s company from using the word “autopilot” in advertising for Tesla electric vehicles.

Meanwhile, Elon Musk announced the release of a new beta version of Tesla Autopilot: FSD Beta 10.69 will be released in the US on August 20.

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Ford has set a new record for the U.S. electric vehicle market. The company is second in the market after Tesla

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Ford has set a new record for the US electric

In the U.S. battery electric vehicle (BEV) market, Ford is number two, behind only Tesla.

Ford has set a new record for the U.S. electric vehicle market.  The company is second in the market after Tesla

In July this year, the total sales of Ford and Lincoln cars in the domestic market increased by 36.6% in annual terms and amounted to 163,942 cars. At the same time, Ford sales increased by 35.5% to 156,975 units, while Lincoln sales increased by 64.5% to 6,968 units.

Domestic sales of all-electric Ford vehicles hit a new record. In July of this year, the company sold 7,669 such vehicles, which is 169% more than a year earlier. In the structure of Ford sales in the US car market, such cars accounted for 4.9%, which is also a new record for the automaker.

The company notes that the growth rate of sales of Ford electric vehicles is ahead of the dynamics of the entire market, and in terms of the number of cars sold, the automaker is in second place, second only to Tesla.

Ford’s EV share is growing fast, the company said in a statement. — In July, Ford took a nearly 11 percent share in this segment of the car market, which was the highest figure in the history of the company.“.

In total, in July this year, Ford sold 2,173 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickups, 4,970 Ford Mustang Mach-E vehicles, and 526 Ford E-Transit vans.

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Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

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Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

Geely, through its official page on the Weibo social network, announced that Geometry brand vehicles (and these are exclusively electric vehicles) are moving to the Huawei platform. Huawei has both hardware and software platforms for electric vehicles, in this case we are talking about the second.

Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

In the teaser, Geely showed the interior of a promising electric car – the first with the Huawei HarmonyOS Smart Cockpit system. Geely has three models under the Geometry brand – A, C and E. The picture, apparently, appears on the fourth. She will receive a large touch screen on the front panel and a large projection display.

Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

There are no more details about Geely’s upcoming electric car, but as far as the HarmonyOS Smart Cockpit is concerned, it’s a pretty smart system. So, for example, it automatically turns on the dark theme of the media system design depending on the time of day, and also automatically turns on air recirculation at the entrance to the tunnel. The tight integration of HarmonyOS Smart Cockpit allows you to display the navigation running on your phone anywhere – even on the projection screen, even on the dashboard, even on the central display of the media system. And this, of course, is far from all its possibilities.

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