24M surpasses 250 Wh/kg on the highway to 400+

Battery firm 24M has introduced that it has developed commercially viable Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC) cells with an vitality density above 250 Wh/kg. The corporate has additionally delivered comparable NMC cells with an vitality density above 280 Wh/kg to an industrial companion. 24M’s new NMC cells have been constructed with the corporate’s SemiSolid lithium-ion battery design, which it claims can enhance battery efficiency whereas lowering price. 24M is hoping to realize an vitality density goal of 350Wh/kg by the top of 2019, with the last word objective to exceed 400 Wh/kg. “…we have been capable of leverage our novel electrode, cell and manufacturing strategy to exceed 280 Wh/kg, a big step in direction of delivering low-cost lithium-ion cells with industry-leading efficiency to the EV market,” mentioned 24M CTO Naoki Ota. Supply: 24M





BMW X5 to Be Provided with 2-liter Diesel Engine Beginning July

Now that the BMW X5 has been available on the market for fairly a while, the SUV from Munich is beginning to get a extra different mannequin vary than ever. BMW introduced at the moment that the BMW X5 xDrive25d mannequin will probably be on sale beginning this July, coming with a 2-liter Four-cylinder diesel engine beneath the hood. This not precisely a shock as the identical mannequin was out there within the F15 X5 vary earlier than the brand new mannequin got here out, with a virtually equivalent engine. Below the hood of the xDrive25s X5 we’ll see a mill creating 231 PS and 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque. It’s the identical engine discovered on varied different fashions within the BMW vary as of late, with the ’25d’ moniker on the boot or someplace else. The vehicles will solely be out there with the Eight-speed automated gearbox and....



2019 Ford Focus ST Mk4 – the wagon makes its debut

In February, Ford unveiled its new fourth-gen Focus ST, asserting that the Sport Applied sciences by-product of the Focus Mk4 could be bought in five-door hatchback and property body-styles like its predecessor. The automobile made its debut in hatchback kind, and now, the wagon has lastly been revealed. Except for the extra cargo area caused by the prolonged cabin, the ST wagon is equivalent to the hatchback by way of specification. Just like the hatchback, this one shall be out there in each petrol and diesel varieties. The petrol variant is powered by an all-aluminium 2.three litre EcoBoost twin-scroll turbocharged unit providing 276 hp at 5,500 rpm and 420 Nm of torque from three,000 rpm to four,000 rpm. Mechanical highlights embrace an electronically-actuated wastegate, which affords nearer management of increase pressures for optimised engine efficiency, in addition to a bespoke air consumption and exhaust system, together with a brand new....





Silicon Valley airport purchases 10 Proterra e-buses to switch CNG fleet

San José Worldwide Airport (SJC), which supplies companies for the Silicon Valley space, is buying a fleet of 10 Proterra e-buses to move passengers between SJC’s parking tons, rental automobile middle and terminals. Funded partially by a $5-million zero-emissions grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, the electrical buses will change the getting older CNG fleet that SJC has operated since 2008. The airport expects the brand new e-bus fleet to scale back ozone emissions by 1.1 tons over a 10-year interval. The transfer is an element of a bigger city-wide initiative to scale back air air pollution, which included San José taking on its electrical energy technology in early 2019 so it might probably supply extra renewable vitality. With the acquisition, SJC joins a rising checklist of airports – together with New York’s JFK, Los Angeles, and San Francisco – which can be electrifying their car fleets. “SJC is constant....



Rivian debuts R1T at 2019 Overland Expo out of doors life-style meet

This yr’s Overland Expo West, held in Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ, encompasses a fairly distinctive exhibitor. Amidst the huge modified vehicles being showcased on the out of doors journey occasion, lies Rivian’s and its R1T pickup truck, outfitted with overlanding tools. Overlanding, a time period that usually pertains to the follow of taking an off-road succesful automobile on a tenting journey, has turn out to be extra standard over time. Typical overlanding journeys often contain a journey that spans days, with drivers taking their modified automobiles to the outside and spending just a few nights there. As famous by Off Highway Excessive, some overlanders take the idea additional, driving their off-road automobiles to distant places and staying off the grid for weeks at a time. Autos used for overlanding are sometimes giant SUVs and 4x4s because of their functionality to sort out difficult terrain. This ends in a....





BMW eight Collection Vary to Get Six-Cylinder Petrol Engines This Summer season

The BMW eight Collection vary is kind of restricted in the intervening time. Within the US, you possibly can solely order your self a V8-powered mannequin proper now, whereas European clients can even benefit from the perks of a Three-liter straight six diesel engine. Whereas we’ve recognized for some time that the eight will get some further fashions, we didn’t have a precise affirmation from BMW till this week. The Bavarians introduced that the 840i Coupe and 840i Convertible shall be out there beginning this July. The brand new fashions may also be had with all-wheel drive if one so needs, within the form of the 840i xDrive Coupe and 840i xDrive Convertible. The engines underneath the hood would be the all too acquainted B58 mills discovered on different automobiles as effectively, growing 340 HP and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque. They need to be highly effective sufficient to....



How to schedule a post on your Facebook page or profile from a desktop or mobile device

Stay on top of your content calendar by scheduling posts on Facebook ahead of time. You can schedule posts on Facebook from a desktop computer or the Facebook Pages Manager app in a few steps. Third-party programs like Hootsuite can also help you schedule posts and stay organized. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Creating a content calendar for your Facebook brand page can help you create a consistent voice and posting schedule. And lining up your posts ahead of time will save you the stress of needing to post in the moment every day (with the exception of timely or otherwise unique posts). You can schedule your posts both on the Facebook app and other third-party services, like Hootsuite. You can easily keep track of what you schedule, and edit things as you might need in the future.   Here’s how to schedule a post on your Facebook....





2020 Ford Mustang Bullitt – facelift mannequin due?

It has solely been 16 months since Ford launched the Mustang Bullitt, however curiously, our spy photographers have managed to identify what appears to be like like an up to date model of the horse automotive in Dearborn, Michigan. Judging by the camouflage masking, we will count on slight adjustments to be executed to its entrance fascia. Extra particularly, the fog lamps look like positioned just a few centimetres greater than the outgoing mannequin, and the housing beneath appears to be like extra angular as properly. There are not any discernible adjustments elsewhere – the 19-inch aluminium wheels with crimson Brembo calipers are carried over, and the rear is similar as properly, save for the ugly manufacturing facility take a look at exhaust suggestions. Beneath the bonnet, issues ought to stay unchanged as properly. Whereas there are rumours of a petrol-hybrid Bullitt, the up to date mannequin will almost certainly....



Hyundai Tucson 1.6 CRDi N-Line 2019 overview

Hyundai offers its mid-size SUV an N-inspired sporting remedy. We drive it to see if it is all fashion and no substance Right here we have now one other instance of Hyundai’s halfway-house sporting trim line, utilized to the model’s big-selling household SUV. We first sampled the delights of N-Line final yr within the i30, bridging the market hole between the fizzing warmth of the i30 N and the stark tepidity of the common hatchback.This doesn’t apply to the Tucson, nevertheless – a minimum of in the intervening time. Phrase on the road is full-fat Cupra Ateca rival is within the works, however that’s yr away on the very least. So, if you need a sporty Tucson, right here’s your lot for now. Suppose Volkswagen’s R-Line and Ford’s ST-Line trims to know the intention.Nonetheless, maybe even ‘sporty’ is an adjective too far for the actual variant we’re testing right here:....





Rivian R1T Pickup Is First All-Electrical Car At Overland Occasion

A customized electrical camp range powered by Rivian’s electrical truck battery pack?



Ducati Enduro Coaching Program to Launch within the U.S. in June

The Flying Iron Horse Ranch in Utah is the place the place beginning this June the Ducati Using Expertise Enduro program (DRE) will happen. It’s the first time DRE shall be supplied in the USA, hoping to realize as a lot traction because it did in Europe. DRE is a hands-on coaching program within the discipline, placing riders by way of all of the trials and tribulations of on and off street bike driving. This system is open to all riders,… (proceed studying >>)





You Received’t Imagine How Traditionally Giant the Rivian R1T’s Battery Pack Will Be

Electrical automobile start-up firm Rivian made waves final 12 months when it unveiled the Rivian R1T all-electric pickup and the R1S all-electric SUV. At the moment, Rivian is again within the information after revealing the 180 kWh battery pack it plans to make use of for each of its electrical fashions. In so many phrases, this battery pack is large. It’s so large that it’s been labeled the biggest automotive battery pack…ever. The make-up of this battery pack features a staggering 7,776 particular person cells, and, in accordance with Rivian, it ought to be capable to supply a variety of 410 miles, a rare determine for any electrical automobile, not to mention for a pickup and an SUV which might be anticipated to be as giant as they’re heavy. Along with the 180 kWh battery pack, Rivian can be growing a 105 kWh battery pack and a 135 kWh battery....



Lexus IS300 F Sport

We discuss concerning the newest era of vans and their massive mouths, and even new BMW merchandise, for that matter. However, what concerning the model that actually began the ’massive grille is the shizz, bro’ factor? Sure, I’m speaking about Lexus and their in-your-face designs. The model makes a number of the most refined vehicles out there in the present day and was additionally one of many earliest adopters of hybrid engines. However Lexus is slowly changing into a neologism for large grilles. Nonetheless, Toyota’s premium model goes by way of a paradigm shift and is constructing vehicles which are recent and enjoyable to drive, and a kind of vehicles is the Lexus IS300 F Sport. The Lexus IS300 F Sport is certainly a wolf in a sheep’s clothes; nicely, sheep’s fancy clothes. On the onset, this compact sedan appears to be like calm, and sedate – which it’s. However....





GROB prepares for EV growth with new R&D web site and acquisition of Italian engineering firm DMG meccanica

German machine and power producer GROB says it’s making ready for the fast electrification of the automobile business by creating manufacturing gear for the mass manufacturing of EVs, particularly for motors and batteries. To hurry up the event of its personal gear, GROB acquired Italian mechanical engineering firm DMG meccanica in 2017, renaming it GROB Italy. GROB additionally constructed a devoted e-mobility improvement heart at its Mindelheim, Germany headquarters, the place the corporate is creating engineering processes for collection manufacturing of electrical motors and battery modules. GROB says its portfolio of machines covers the whole manufacturing course of for electrical motors, together with the varied strategies of wire winding and forming, meeting and contacting. For stator manufacturing , GROB affords wave winding know-how, the hairpin technique and the fan coil know-how. GROB Italy covers the inserting know-how and needle winding. “GROB is at the moment engaged on a number of....



2019 KTM 790 Journey in Malaysia – RM78,800

Eagerly awaited by Malaysian journey riders is the 2019 KTM 70- Journey, which now has an official value of RM78,800. Introduced by official distributor Eurotech Wheel Distribution, the worth for this CBU bike excludes insurance coverage, street tax and registration. Nevertheless, solely pricing for the 790 Journey has been launched with no information concerning the larger spec 790 Journey R. Hearsay has it that paperwork have been sighted that the 790 Journey R can be bought in Malaysia at a value of RM84,400 however this has not been verified. Utilizing a brand new model of the KTM LC8c two-cylinder mill, the 790 Journey’s engine displaces 799 cc and produces a claimed 94 hp and 88 Nm of torque. That is matched to a six-speed gearbox and KTM’s Energy Help Slipper Clutch (PASC). Tools fitted to the 790 Journey consists of ride-by-wire, traction management, cornering ABS, offroad ABS and offroad experience....





A 130 hp nitrous-fueled Indian Scout Bobber

Proper now, hundreds of followers and bikes are converging on Monza for The Reunion—a weekend-long celebration of customized motorbike tradition. It’s additionally the place the primary spherical of the Sultans of Dash dash race collection is occurring. And that signifies that an entire lot of recent race bikes are breaking cowl. That is the primary one we’ve seen this season, and it’s set the bar impossibly excessive. Named ‘Appaloosa,’ it’s a 2018-model Indian Scout Bobber that’s been masterfully overhauled by Brice Hennebert, at Workhorse Speedshop in France. The bike was commissioned by Indian’s European workplace, to compete within the ‘Manufacturing unit’ class at Sultans of Spring. The category is for four-strokes solely, however there’s no restrict on engine capability—offered your power-to-weight ratio doesn’t exceed zero,65 hp / kg. With a 30 hp nitrous increase bringing the Indian’s whole output to 130 hp, and a 42 kg weight saving, Brice is....



State Pushing Utmost Extremes With Tailpipe Ban

Depart it to the Golden State to max out its agenda to unexpected ranges.





A Evaluate of the Mercedes-Benz EQC Exterior, Inside and Efficiency

Mercedes-Benz simply displayed the driving efficiency of the Mercedes-Benz EQC electrical automobile in Oslo, Norway, for the primary time in public. The corporate takes satisfaction in not simply the compliance of their automobile with Europe’s Fee Regulation but in addition in its efficiency, consolation, reliability and technological developments. The EQC is undoubtedly a far cry from the tiny electrified sensible fourtwo, which was an earlier try of Daimler to enter the EV race. Nevertheless, the fixed failure of sensible vehicles to achieve vital traction within the enterprise and the shifting client desire has pressured Mercedes to make their very own EVs below the EQ vary. The primary of which is the EQC electrical sport utility automobile. Exterior The EQC carries the interesting design of its closest relative within the Mercedes hierarchy, which is the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV. The stance of every automobile is sort of the identical, in order the....



MG ZS EV To Be Geared up With 44.5 kWh Battery

With 44.5 kWh battery, MG ZS EV in all probability ought to be capable of go greater than 250 km (155 miles)





Tesla Mannequin three Will get Up to date Display Visualizations That Are Approach Cool

But once more, Tesla’s over-the-air software program updates are fairly terrific.



BMW 5 Sequence Vary to Get New V8 and Hybrid Mannequin This Summer time

We’ve been ready for one explicit announcement from BMW for fairly a while now. The introduction of the BMW M850i xDrive introduced a brand new model of the Four.Four-liter twin-turbo V8 in any other case also referred to as N63 by fanatics. It’s one of many longest-lasting engines within the present line-up and has gone by means of a number of upgrades. Being the identical mill used on the M550i, we’ve been patiently ready for the 5 Sequence vary to get the brand new model as nicely. Nicely, it looks as if that second will come this summer time. BMW simply introduced that the 5 Sequence vary is getting some technical upgrades this yr and the largest announcement is the arrival of a brand new M550i xDrive mannequin. In European markets, it’ll get the identical  Four.Four liter twin-turbocharged V8 from the BMW M850i, making 530 PS  (523 hp) and 750....





Renault Begins Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab Undertaking To Develop Future Mobility Options

Future mobility will likely be pushed by Autonomous, Electrical and Shared Mobility and virtually each automaker throughout the globe is engaged on these options. Groupe Renault can be working to supply these mobility options and has shared its plans for a similar. The French carmaker has initiated a brand new venture, the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab to check completely different good, autonomous, electrical and shared private and non-private mobility providers to help the transportation system within the Paris-Saclay space. Additionally Learn: Unique: Renault Triber To Have Phase First Detachable Third Row Seating The venture will give attention to creating a complete autonomous transportation system which incorporates autonomous automobiles, a supervision system, linked infrastructure and buyer purposes. The infrastructure will likely be arrange and experiments will likely be carried out to claim the necessities for scaling up an autonomous mobility service. The system will likely be utilizing three Renault Zoe Cab prototype and....



BMW X1 Facelift Caught Off Guard in China

The present BMW X1 mannequin is certain to get a facelift this yr, as BMW normally does when its vehicles flip 4 years previous. The facelift is supposed to maintain the mannequin as much as par with newer choices from the competitors and likewise change its design in some instances. The X1 will get the LCI remedy in a few months and we already can see its fairly, modified face in these pictures coming in from China. As you’ll be able to see, the brand new BMW X1 will borrow some styling cues from its larger brothers. The kidney grilles appear to have grown in dimension and at the moment are linked within the center. On the identical time, the headlights appear a bit sharper, extra alongside the traces of what we’ve been seeing on the upcoming 1 Sequence, to my eye. There’s additionally a brand new design for the....





How health insurance startups fared at the start of 2019, Impossible Foods' big burger change, and a look at uBiome's board

Hello, Welcome to our latest edition of Dispensed, Business Insider’s weekly dispatch of healthcare news.  First up, a quick update on the uBiome front (the microbiome testing company raided in April by the FBI). We’ve learned that the company now has only one independent director left on its board. Former Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez, who joined the uBiome board in 2018, departed in April, while two others resigned in recent weeks. Read the letter to investors laying that all out.  We’ve been working hard to get the full story on what’s going on at uBiome. Have something you think we should be digging into? Let us know by emailing healthcare@businessinsider.com. On a related note (or unrelated, subject-matter-wise), curious to hear what you thought of the lawsuit 44 attorneys general dropped against 20 generic drugmakers, accusing them of working together to set prices. The lawsuit brings similar allegations to a 2016....



VW proclaims delicate hybrid system for Golf’s 1.5L TSI

Volkswagen might be showcasing its progress towards built-in, CO2-neutral mobility on the 40th Worldwide Vienna Motor Symposium. Of curiosity are a platform developed solely for electrical autos and a 48-volt delicate hybrid drive system for at this time. We’ll begin with at this time. With the brand new mHEV system, Volkswagen is coming into the subsequent section of the large-scale electrification of its fleet. Relying on driving type, it may well save round zero.four litres of gasoline over 100 km and lower carbon emissions within the course of, Wolfsburg claims. The 48-volt mHEV system is being mixed with VW’s 1.5 litre TSI evo petrol engine, which at the moment powers the Golf and its group stablemates. This makes it a robust candidate to seem within the next-generation Mk8 Golf, which can floor later this yr. The 48-volt system will be part of the traditional 12-volt automobile electrical system, with a....





2020 Mitsubishi Montero Spied With New Taillights

Mitsubishi will proceed with the manufacturing of its Montero mannequin. Some speculations had been suggesting a brand new mannequin that may exchange the Montero SUV. Nonetheless, that gained’t occur. The 2020 Mitsubishi Montero has been noticed beneath heavy camouflage. The prototype is exhibiting loads of seen updates. Nonetheless, inside modifications aren’t seen. Absolutely, Mitsubishi will ship some enhancements from the within as properly. New Montero SUV will stay a five-door mannequin. It’s out there within the South and North America. In Asia, this mannequin could be very fashionable and it’s out there beneath the identify “Pajero”. Montero Sport shall be out there as properly in 2020. 2020 Montero Spy Pictures For the beginning, spy photographs aren’t exhibiting any vital upgrades. The 2020 Mitsubishi Montero will stay a five-door SUV. Dimensions are intact, similar to the general form of the automobile. Newest spy photographs are exhibiting new taillights and additional enhancements....



600,000 Ram Pickups and Chrysler Pacifica Recalled by FCA

American automotive firm FCA introduced on Friday (Might 17) the recall of over half one million vehicles from two of its manufacturers, making for one of many greatest such actions in an already busy recall yr for the carmaker  An important recall has to do with Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup vehicles outfitted with eight-foot cargo beds and manufactured for mannequin yr… (proceed studying >>)





Tesla Insurance coverage Information Leaked

The leak has since disappeared, however we share it with you right here.



You Can Now Purchase This 625-HP Ford Mustang Digital camera Automobile Utilized in Want for Pace

In the event you had been coming of age when the Want for Pace video video games had been turning into standard, there is not any doubt that you have wished to personal one of many vehicles you customised with obnoxious physique kits and paint jobs through the 2000s. In 2014, the online game franchise took intention on the silver display in a full-length characteristic movie, and whereas most of us will not be capable to personal any of the multi-million greenback supercars featured in it, there’s one automotive from the film that we can afford: a 2013 Ford Mustang GT that discovered its strategy to eBay. Earlier than you get excited—no— it isn’t the 900-horsepower Mustang that Aaron Paul piloted. As an alternative, it is a uniquely outfitted Mustang that was used as a digicam chase automotive to movie the vehicles you acknowledge on the large display. However do....





Nissan donates "Final Parks TITAN" to Grand Canyon Service Conservancy via partnership with Nationwide Park Basis

Nissan’s purpose-driven Calling All TITANs marketing campaign continues with the donation of the Final Parks TITAN1 to the Grand Canyon Conservancy in partnership with the Nationwide Park Basis The customized TITAN XD Gasoline is specifically designed for the wants of the Grand Canyon Conservancy Together with a high-utility customized service physique truck mattress, the Final Parks TITAN features a customized off-road help trailer Final Parks TITAN might be on show at annual Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Ariz. Could 17–19 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Within the Grand Canyon’s 100th 12 months anniversary as a nationwide park, there’s one other trigger for celebration. Nissan immediately revealed the Final Parks TITAN, a purpose-built park help automobile that might be donated to the Grand Canyon Conservancy via Nissan TITAN’s partnership with the Nationwide Park Basis. The Final Parks TITAN might be used to help the group’s Canyon Area College, a partnership between Grand Canyon....