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EV range-boosting heated seat belt is a mass-market first

20 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

You might already have heated seats and possibly a heated steering wheel in your vehicle. Are you ready for a heated seat belt? That's what ZF, one of the world's top automotive suppliers, announced this past week at CES. The innovation is focused toward electric vehicles. While it might sound extravagant and unnecessary, ZF has a...
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Ram range-extended EV, heated seat belt, Mercedes charging network, Vinfast update: Today's Car News

Ram range-extended EV, heated seat belt, Mercedes charging network, Vinfast update: Today's Car News

20 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

Mercedes has announced its own charging network. Vinfast revealed more details about its smaller EVs. A heated seat belt could help unlock more winter-time EV range. And how will a Ram range-extended electric truck take form? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Stellantis' Ram brand will soon offer a range-extended electric truck, the...
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Are heated seat belts the key to increasing EV range?

Are heated seat belts the key to increasing EV range?

20 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

Heated seats and heated steering wheels are common features in new cars, but supplier ZF is now hawking heated seat belts, and it claims they might help increase EV range. In cold weather, heated seat belts could increase range by up to 15% by reducing the amount of energy needed to heat a car's cabin, ZF said in a press release, although the...
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2023 Nissan Titan

2023 Nissan Titan

What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Nissan Titan? What does it compare to? The 2023 Nissan Titan is a full-size pickup that compares with the Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado... Read more ...

Porsche Vision 357, Audi Activesphere: This Week's Top Photos

Porsche Vision 357, Audi Activesphere: This Week's Top Photos

Porsche celebrated this week 75 years since the registration of its first sports car, an assuming 356 known as No. 1. To mark the anniversary, Porsche imagined what the 356... Read more ...

Lamborghini has had just two V-12 designs in 6 decades

Lamborghini has had just two V-12 designs in 6 decades

Believe it or not, just two V-12 engine designs have powered 60 years of Lamborghini supercars. Having recently built its last non-hybrid V-12 road car, the automaker is taking... Read more ...

EVs near a fifth of California sales: Is Tesla's lead shrinking?

EVs near a fifth of California sales: Is Tesla's lead shrinking?

California EV sales increased again in 2022, with Tesla once again taking the lead. But could other automakers' expanded EV sales threaten Tesla's top-dog status? Firstly, 2022... Read more ...

2023 Anaheim 2 Supercross Results, Coverage + Standings

Chase Sexton won a winner-take-all battle in Race 3 of the Triple Crown at Anaheim 2 to take his first win of the 2023 Monster Energy Supercross Championship Series. Whichever... Read more ...

Jay Leno drives a 1971 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona

Jay Leno drives a 1971 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona

Jay Leno doesn't own Ferraris, but he still likes to have them on his Jay Leno's Garage YouTube show. This episode features a true Prancing Horse classic-a 1971 Ferrari 365... Read more ...

Shooting Gymkhana 2022 was a scramble

Shooting Gymkhana 2022 was a scramble

"Gymkhana 2022" was a worthy addition to the popular gymkhana viral video series started by Ken Block, with plenty of insane stunts performed by Travis Pastrana in his 1983... Read more ...

The BMW M3 Touring Is The 503bhp Washing Machine Transporter I Didn't Think...

The BMW M3 Touring Is The 503bhp Washing Machine Transporter I Didn't Think Would Ever Exist

The M3 Touring is every bit as good as I hoped it'd be, but the best thing about the car is its mere existence Read more ...

Live Photos: 2023 Corvette E-Ray

The new 2023 Corvette E-Ray was shown to the public in various locations across the US. This is the first AWD corvette and the first to be electrified as well. GM showed a red... Read more ...

Aptera details, Civic Hybrid, Polestar 2, Tesla Gigafactory boost: The Week...

Aptera details, Civic Hybrid, Polestar 2, Tesla Gigafactory boost: The Week in Reverse

Which automaker is reportedly considering a pivot to cylindrical cells for future EVs? Which EV maker is Uber partnering with for a vehicle specifically for ride-hailing? This... Read more ...