BMW’s i Vision Dynamics to offer blend of striking design & performance
BMW recently unveiled a new electric concept vehicle, which boasts a head-turning design along with unprecedented performance. In addition to Tesla-familiar features like flush door handles, BMW’s i Visions Dynamics touts its capability to run a whopping 373 miles on a single full-charge. It has a top speed of more than 120 miles per hour (mph) and sprints from 0 to 60 mph in just 4 seconds.
The concept is part of the auto giant’s plan to shift to electric alternatives, which includes the company’s fielding more than two dozen electrified models by 2025, with twelve of them to be purely electric vehicles.
BWM claims that its upcoming range of electric cars could be a real competitor to the recently launched Tesla Model S e-car as the lineup would offer better performance. However, the figures presented yesterday are still far from EPA standard tallies.
The ongoing global crackdown on fossil fuel-powered vehicles in the wake of the revelation of Volkswagen’s cheating on emission tests has intensified pressure on carmakers to shift to electric alternatives.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s proposal to expand Eurozone by bringing more countries into it has triggered controversy, mainly in Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking re-election.
Wall Street soared to record highs on Friday, thanks to robust trading in telecommunication shares as well as bouncing back of technology shares after a couple of days of declines.
The European Union’s effort to increase tax on turnover of technology multinationals like Google and Amazon gained momentum as nearly one third of EU states are now in support of the plan, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.
Stock price of electric vehicle maker Tesla gained more than 3 per cent on Thursday, after the company’s founder and CEO Elon Musk confirmed plans to introduce an electric semi-truck.
Bitcoin suffered its steepest decline since January 2015 on Friday after a senior executive of China’s state-backed internet finance body said the controversial digital currency could pose risks because Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies could be
Cupertino, California-based Apple Incorporated has quietly increased prices for the 256GB and 512GB models of its iPad Pro by $50, MacRumors reported.