Mercedes Benz Resmi Luncurkan ‘Tesla killer’ Sedan EQS Listrik

Kabar Medsos – Mercedes Benz secara resmi meluncurkan sedan EQS serba listrik yang disebut sebagai “Tesla killer”. Merek milik Daimler telah lama sukses dengan mobil S-Class, tetapi lebih lambat dari pesaingnya dalam beralih ke kendaraan rendah emisi. Dibangun dari bawah ke atas sebagai mobil listrik, EQS diharapkan dapat mengatasi segala ketakutan bahwa Mercedes tertinggal. Model baru ini akan memiliki jangkauan mobil listrik terpanjang hingga 470 mil. Hanya model Tesla yang belum diluncurkan kemungkinan akan cocok dengan ini. Mercedes tidak mengungkapkan harga untuk EQS tetapi kemungkinan serupa dengan kisaran S-Class andalan…

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Apple and Hyundai-Kia Pushing Toward Deal on Apple Car

Kabar Medsos – More evidence has emerged that goes toward corroborating reports Hyundai Motor Group and Apple [NASDAQ: AAPL] are planning to jointly develop an electric vehicle, possibly one with self-driving capability. On Wednesday that Apple is close to finalizing an agreement with Hyundai Motor Group to have a self-driving EV assembled at the Korean automaker’s Kia plant in West Point, Georgia. The vehicle will be designed to be driverless and used for “last mile” trips, suggesting it will be some sort of autonomous shuttle or delivery van. This ties…

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Tesla Model S and Model X Revealed With the Steering Wheel Like an Airplane

Kabar Medsos – The updated Tesla Model S and Model X are no longer the subject of rumors. On Wednesday ahead of the Silicon Valley automaker’s earnings call, Tesla released its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 update, which contained the first details on the refreshed 2021 Model S and Model X. Both battery-electric vehicles are available to order on Tesla’s website, including new Plaid and Plaid+ (Model S only) performance variants boasting a new three-motor powertrain. The bulk of changes take place inside where the vertical 17-inch touchscreen of…

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Kia will Lead Apple Car Project Work under Hyundai Motor

Kabar Medsos – It seems like the Apple Car is far from dead. Rather, it continues to find new life in a number of reports connecting Korean automaker Hyundai Motor. However, it may not be the Hyundai brand that works on the Apple Car, but rather Kia. Via Korean publication Edaily, said Hyundai Motor, the parent automaker of Hyundai and Kia, will task the Kia division with Apple Car work. The brand also said on Wednesday it’s looking at cooperation with foreign firms surrounding self-driving and electric vehicles. Kia made…

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Hyundai Motor and Apple to Agree on Electric Car Cooperation

Kabar Medsos – Hyundai Motor and Apple Inc plan to sign a partnership deal on autonomous electric cars by March and start production around 2024 in the United States. The report follows a statement on Friday from Hyundai Motor that it was in early talks with Apple after another local media outlet said the companies aimed to launch a self-driving electric car in 2027, sending Hyundai shares up nearly 20%. Hyundai Motor declined to comment on the report on Sunday, and reiterated Friday’s comments that it has received requests for…

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NIO Launches First Electric Sedan After Tesla Presents an SUV

Kabar Medsos – Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is taking on conventional gasoline premium automakers from BMW to Audi further, launching on Saturday its first sedan model as it eyes a greater share of the world’s largest car market. The launch of the ET7, at an event in the western city of Chengdu, came as rival Tesla started selling its China-made Model Y sport-utility vehicle in the Chinese market. Nio is aiming to expand its product lineup to attract more customers. In China’s passenger car market, sedans and…

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Tesla Market Value Crosses $800 Billion for First Time Ever

Kabar Medsos – Shares of Tesla Inc jumped as much as 5.6% on Friday, pushing the electric-car maker’s market capitalization to more than $800 billion for the first time ever and inching closer to the trillion dollar club. Tesla’s stratospheric rally has helped Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk surpass Amazon.com Inc’s top boss Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest man. At today’s session high, Musk’s 21% stake in the automaker as per Forbes contributes more than $170 billion to his net worth, dwarfing the combined market capitalization of General…

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Indonesia and LG Group Cooperate to Invest in Electric Vehicle Batteries

Kabar Medsos – Indonesia and a unit of South Korean firm LG Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a $9.8 billion electric vehicle (EV) battery investment deal, the head of Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board said on Wednesday (30/12). The deal was signed on Dec. 18 and includes investments across the EV supply chain, the board head, Bahlil Lahadalia, told a news conference. An official at LG Energy Solution, a unit of LG Group, South Korea’s fourth-largest conglomerate, confirmed it had agreed an MOU but could not provide…

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Volkswagen has Agreed With Greece to use Electric Vehicles for its Transportation System

ATHENS, Kabar Medsos – Volkswagen VOWG_p.DE has agreed with Greece to deploy electric vehicles as part of a transport system on a small Greek island, the German carmaker said on Wednesday. Volkswagen Chairman Herbert Diess and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis are expected to join a virtual event to sign a memorandum of understanding for the project to run on Astypalea in the Aegean, which has about 1,300 inhabitants. Volkswagen Telah Setuju dengan Yunani akan Menggunakan Kendaraan Listrik untuk Sistem Transportasi   ATHENS, Kabar Medsos – Volkswagen VOWG_p.DE telah setuju…

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