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tram without recharging debuted in Porto

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The fourth generation of the large crossover is a technological revolution thanks to e-POWER technology, in which a gasoline engine powers an electric one. Prices start from 49 thousand euros.

Almost seven million units have been sold since 2001, and three million since 2015. The Nissan X-Trail will take on new life next month with the introduction of the fourth generation. The family crossover, which can have seven seats, looks like the larger Qashqai, has led to a technological revolution that starts with driver assistance and is expressed above all in the engines, all electrified and with a maximum point in both versions with e-POWER . technology, Nissan’s system, in which a gasoline engine powers an electric one, eliminating the need for recharging.

The new e-POWER system for the X-Trail consists of a powerful battery and a starter integrated with a variable compression gasoline engine that works only as a generator, inverter and a 150kW front electric motor. Works like a real electric, with instant and linear throttle response and silence in almost all situations.

Unveiled at the Alfandega do Porto Hybrid and Electric Car Show, the X-Trail is part of a commitment by Nissan, which will offer electrified offerings for all models next year before selling only electric vehicles in 2030. While its beefy exterior seems to indicate it’s meant for off-road adventures, only one of the three versions has all-wheel drive, and the focus is on comfort even while driving, linking the smoothness of an electric vehicle to the lightness of an e-Pedal. A step that allows you to accelerate and brake using only the accelerator pedal.

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The information that the head-up display projects onto the windshield, the Wi-Fi system, the ProPilot technology that keeps the crossover in its lane, accelerates and brakes, the surround view camera and adaptive lighting are just some of the examples. Offers X-Trail, although its strong point is the engines.

The crossover starts with the 1.5 VCR turbo, a 163-horsepower mild hybrid that hits 200 km/h and consumes between 7.1 and 7.4 liters depending on the version. Their prices start from 49 thousand euros.

The X-Trail with e-POWER engine and all-wheel drive costs from €51,250, develops 150 kW (204 horsepower), has a maximum torque of 330 Nm, consumes 5.9 l/100 km and accelerates to 170 km/h.

In the top and with prices starting from 52,050 euros, the e-POWER e-4ORCE has all-wheel drive, 157 kW (213 hp), 6.5 liters consumption and a top speed of 180 km/h, with an acceleration of 0 -100 km/h in 7.0 or 7.2 seconds, depending on whether the car is a five-seater or a seven-seater. Only this version will appear with three rows of seats, the latter intended for children (passengers up to 1.60 meters tall), although there are some surprises in terms of space. The second row of seats can move up to 22 centimeters, and the 575-liter luggage compartment holds more than 400 liters even with seven passengers.

Being electric, the X-Trail, which is already in pre-sale and has a starting offer that leaves it with a cost of 550 euros per month, is class 1 on the Via Verde motorways.

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

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Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”

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The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios

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Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.


Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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