Supercharged Tesla Odyssey: From UK to Netherlands via Pikes Peak and Pau-Arnos

July began with a buzz for me. Quite literally, considering the source of it was Tesla, for the most part. There was the Tesla store opening in Dubai coming up, in the second week. There was Drivemeonline’s 6th birthday turning up even sooner and, around the same time, something I’ve …

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Switch on Tesla: Model S and Model X are now in the UAE

At a venue that discussed sustainability of the nation and what’s good for the earth, Tesla made its verbal entry into UAE, later to take centre stage at the celebratory event at Armani hotel. Finally Tesla is here, officially. I have seen a few Tesla models in UAE, brought in …

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Volvo’s new Red Key keeps safety always on

Many owners usually don’t appreciate other drivers behind their steering. When it is their rock star teen or an overenthusiastic valet or workshop hand, it becomes even more difficult to part with the key fob. However, Volvo Cars has now launched a key designed to keep them at ease while …

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In this mobile office, you are all charged up!

If you are a blogger or a freelance designer, this is how Nissan thinks you will probably be working a few years from now. That is, if you aren’t doing something similar already! In 2015 alone, co-working and hot-desking spaces around the world grew by 36% as more and more …

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Formula E: Racing past history in Mexico City

The bend where Ayrton Senna escaped a Formula 1 crash, but sealed the fate of the corner… Carrot, the electric car sharing scheme that can take 10,000 cars off Mexican streets… this episode of CNN SuperCharged is full of interesting and exciting facts! For CNN’s Nicki Shields and all those …

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Porsche track and tech make Mission E possible!

Bucking to 100 kmph in 3.5 seconds, the Mission E is quick to drive and quick to recharge 80 per cent of its electrical energy. 15 minutes is what we are talking. Frankfurt got to see the first Porsche that is an all-electric four-seat sports car. Cues abound from the …

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DriveME NewsTrack end January: Energy saving cars and a new blind spot gadget

Volkswagen XL1 reaches first owner in Middle East It was only a few months ago that the Volswagen XL1 undertook the challenge of crossing seven Emirates on one litre of petrol. No wonder Volkswagen claims for it the title of the world’s most efficient and technologically advanced car. A couple …

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Toyota ‘Mirai’ makes hydrogen cell cars an early reality

There are two areas in which plenty of energy – pun intended – is right now being focused in automotive technology. One is the autonomous driving concepts pursued by Volkswagen and Google and somewhere along those lines, the piloted driving experiments by Audi that recently did a 900 km demonstration …

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Audi A7 concept achieves 900 km piloted drive

The 900 kilometre stretch between Silicon Valley, California and Las Vegas, Nevada was the metaphoric distance between the church door and the altar to Audi last week. It held the promise of the future of piloted driving for the German automaker, and perhaps the automotive world. Jack is a natural …

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Audi Prologue show car reveals future design

If you thought Audi was getting a little monotonous in bearing a sibling similarity and with so many more now on the road, even a bit tiresome to look at again and again, the new-age Audi is showing itself at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Marc Lichte, Head of Design, …

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