Urgent and important news for all drivers license holders and car owners in Australia
The Australian government has officially announced good news for all owners of a license or a driver’s license, which expects to change the characteristics of cars in Australia.
In the same way, this can happen after the auto manufacturer revealed plans to open a new technology center in Sydney, the first Australian city, which will be an important center for software development, according to Volvo cars, will play an important role. Role. A role in its implementation. Ambition to become a purely electrical brand.
The company states that the technology center will bear a comprehensive responsibility for developing the full and necessary characteristics of the company’s new vehicles.
Sydney -based Volvo engineers will join a global group of talents to accelerate the company’s innovation by developing programs for the main regions of Volvo cars, from basic safety technologies and from the Support of algorithm to directing independent driving programs.
Other technical challenges include developing jobs related to the new generation or supporting the development of full data analysis packages.
The company announced in a press statement that it intends to launch the new technology center by the end of this year, as it employs about 120 engineers.
By the middle of the contract, the goal was to take 500 to 600 people in Sydney.
Fiat is redesigning its Panda and Punto as a large electric car
This year, Fiat has decided to relaunch the old Panda and the discontinued Fiat Punto as fully electric vehicles as part of the spectacular Stellantis electrification campaign in the United States and Europe.
This was reported by Autocar, which wrote that the Panda based on the Fiat 500, presented in its third generation in 2011, will transform itself into a slightly larger model that will take on the appearance of a B-segment SUV in the old continent.
Built on the same platform as the recently revealed Jeep Avenger, the upcoming electric Fiat Panda will be built alongside its Jeep cousin at the same Stellantis plant in Poland, where they will reportedly share the eCMP platform used in vehicles such as the Opel Corsa e, Peugeot e -208 e DS 3 Crossback E-Tense.
As for the Punto, which was discontinued in 2018, it is rumored to be revived as a B-segment model like the Panda in Fiat’s attempt to broaden its offering after years of abandonment by previous owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which has left several models on the market.
The source says Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares announced two new electric Fiats during his earnings call, and while he didn’t reveal the identity of the two models, previous reports suggest the Panda and Punto will be the first to receive the new . generation, 500 each.
Stellantis plans to expand its EV portfolio in Europe from the current 22 models to 30 this year and 42 by the end of 2024.
Ford and LG announce plans to build new battery factory
Ford is firmly committed to the electrification of its European group and aims to sell only battery-powered vehicles on the continent by the end of the decade. The light commercial vehicle segment will play a key role in this strategy and be the basis for its progress.
Ford announces partnership with LG Energy Solutions to establish new battery factory in Turkey
Ford and its partners plan to build one of the largest commercial vehicle battery factories in Europe, which will be located in the Baskent industrial zone near Ankara, Turkey.
Ford believes the project is on track and is expected to begin later this year, with actual production starting in 2026.
Lisa Drake, vice president, Ford EV Industrialization, said: “Ford continues to advance our plans for electric vehicles and become a leader in the electric vehicle revolution. The new partnership with LGES and Koc Holding will lay a strong foundation that will lay the foundation for a prosperous EV future for Ford in Europe.
Turkey is the main location of Ford’s European operations, the automaker has a decade-long partnership with Koc Holding, and the two companies operate the Ford Otosan joint venture, which has been around for more than 60 years.
Ford has been producing the E-Transit domestically since April last year for European markets, and the Kocaeli plant is the second manufacturing facility after Kansas to assemble an electric truck.
LG isn’t a new partner to Ford—the tech giant supplies batteries for the Mustang Mach E from its factory in Poland, and the two companies have been collaborating for more than a decade.
Geely supplies EMP electric car platform for Jizera from Australia
Jakarta – Izera’s Polish national EV program will now be supported by Geely Holding Group. The Chinese automaker will supply Electro Mobility Poland (EMP) with a modular platform for electric vehicles that will form the basis of the Izera range. This information comes from my generation on Thursday, November 17th.
ISERA is a key element in Poland’s push to use electric vehicles to help the automotive sector catch up with regional competitors, including the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
“Poland plays an important role in the European automotive industry and I am confident that this agreement will enable a faster transition to electric vehicles and create more economic opportunities in the field of electric mobility,” said Daniel Dongui Lee, CEO of Geely Holding Group. in the statement. .
The company said Isera will use Geely’s SEA platform, making it the first company outside the Geely group to do so. The platform consists of mechanical and software components that form the basis of the vehicle.
Poland enters the world of supercars with “Arrinera Hussarya”
Recently, many countries are trying to enter the world of automotive industry and position themselves among the great powers: Holland has produced “Tharth”, Lebanon has produced Lycon Hyper, even Israel is trying to produce “Coors”. Model.
New here is the Polish state, which is also trying to enter the automotive industry through the “Arinera Automotive” company after presenting the “Arinera Husaria” model at the “Poznań” motor show.
The car is equipped with a 6.2-liter eight-cylinder engine that generates 650 horsepower and accelerates to 100 kilometers in 3.2 seconds.
According to Autolenti, the car has a starting price of around 200,000 euros, which puts it in competition with the Ferrari 488 GTB and Lamborghini Huracan.