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Lamborghini’s new Terzo Millennio is a self-healing supercar

The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is a dream concept car exploring the possibilities of electrified supercars of the future, that can repair their own carbon fibre… Last month Auto Middle East spoke to Lamborghini R&D boss Maurizio Reggiani at the company’s launch of the Huracán Super Trofeo Evo customer race car,…

Renault launches Zoe EV in the UAE

French manufacturer Renault has just released the little Zoe EV in our region from AED129,900, packing a zero-emission driving range of 300km So far there’s been no point to buy an electrified vehicle in the region other than personal environmental concerns, especially with our low fuel prices (they dropped further…

Hello, Mitsubishi Evolution XI, is that you?

At the Tokyo motor show this week Mitsubishi launched a high-performance, all-wheel drive, all-electric crossover they call the e-Evolution — what’s the deal? Did you know that Mitsubishi is celebrating its 100th anniversary? No, and neither did Mitsubishi, because the Japanese only remembered to start going on about it now…

Honda launches zero-guilt sports car

At this week’s Tokyo motor show Honda followed on from the Urban EV Frankfurt star, to reveal the Sports EV concept that’s supposed to prove zero-emissions driving can be fun Last month at the Frankfurt motor show all the Bentleys, Jaguars, Porsches and exotics were usurped by about five and…

Super Swede: 2019 Volvo Polestar 1 shows its face

Volvo reveals new 600-horsepower Polestar 1 sports car set for production in 2019, before a Tesla 3 rival and a fully-electric SUV also join the line-up Volvo’s performance arm Polestar has recently been making waves with the announcement of the sub-brand going electric, and the (Chinese-owned) Swedes are living up…

General Motors bets big on EVs

Detroit giant GM is planning 20 new all-electric vehicles by the year 2023 as the company pursues a zero-emissions future Like everyone else on the market recently, General Motors has jumped on board the electric gravy train, but no one brought the gravy. Even though electric cars aren’t selling nearly…

Tesla vs Edison: Ford revives an old rivalry

Dearborn giant Ford has outlined a new future strategy focussing on connectivity, AI technologies and all-electric cars, plus a new dedicated EV department named ‘Team Edison’. Your move, Tesla… Earlier this year Tesla became the biggest car manufacturer on the planet, if you measure these things by a manufacturer’s stock…

New Smart concept is Mercedes’ vision of the future

The new Smart vision EQ fortwo is Mercedes-Benz’s concept idea for a future of car-sharing cities filled with autonomous zero-emissions vehicles Revealed before its public premiere at the Frankfurt motor show starting on September 14, the new Smart vision EQ fortwo study is an autonomous, steering-wheel-less, zero-emissions EV conceptualised for…