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Rivian Is Developing a Smaller Car Platform For More Affordable EVs, the R2
Rivian Is Developing a Smaller Car Platform For More Affordable EVs, the R2

20 Apr 2022, 17:19 UTC / This is probably the architecture that will have the 800V system, LFP batteries, and bidirectional charging, with vehicles being called R2T, R2S, and so forth.

 
GM's New Ultifi Platform Will Enable OTA Updates and Possibly Facial Recognition
GM's New Ultifi Platform Will Enable OTA Updates and Possibly Facial Recognition

30 Sep 2021, 05:09 UTC / General Motors has announced Ultifi, its end-to-end software platform that will help enable over-the-air (OTA) updates, in-car subscription services, and more

 
Lotus Showcases Project LEVA and Its Innovative Lightweight EV Sports Structure
Lotus Showcases Project LEVA and Its Innovative Lightweight EV Sports Structure

21 Sep 2021, 11:11 UTC / The British sports car maker hasn't gone far with the name, as LEVA stands for Lightweight EV Architecture. Will underpin its all-new electric sports cars

 
WEVC to Build Commercial Electric Vehicles Based on Its Modular EV Platform
WEVC to Build Commercial Electric Vehicles Based on Its Modular EV Platform

11 Aug 2021, 16:28 UTC / UK-based Watt Electrical Vehicle Company announced plans to build up to 5,000 next-gen electric commercial vehicles each year based on its EV platform PACES.

 
Mercedes-Benz Will Have Four Dedicated EV Platforms: What About the EQS?
Mercedes-Benz Will Have Four Dedicated EV Platforms: What About the EQS?

22 Jul 2021, 17:08 UTC / Mercedes-Benz announced it would have four new dedicated electric platforms, but the EQS has just arrived. Would its platform be included?

 
Elegant and Fully Customizable Waterscape Platform Is Your Own Private Island
Elegant and Fully Customizable Waterscape Platform Is Your Own Private Island

22 Jul 2021, 09:45 UTC / This floating platform offers a new perspective upon shoreline activities. Can be used for lounging, watersports, or anything else you can imagine.

 
Kia's Luxurious Mohave / Borrego Will Turn Into Military Open-Top, Humvee-Style
Kia's Luxurious Mohave / Borrego Will Turn Into Military Open-Top, Humvee-Style

29 Oct 2020, 13:32 UTC / The South Korean automaker is just about ready to decide on its upcoming design for a set of next-generation military vehicles, will develop standard platform

 
The Android of Electric Vehicles? Foxconn Announces MIH Open Platform for EVs
The Android of Electric Vehicles? Foxconn Announces MIH Open Platform for EVs

19 Oct 2020, 11:42 UTC / The company that builds the iPhone 12 for Android will soon be responsible for building EVs for traditional automakers thanks to an all-new platform

 
2022 McLaren 570S Successor Teased, “Electrified Supercars” Confirmed
2022 McLaren 570S Successor Teased, “Electrified Supercars” Confirmed

25 Aug 2020, 07:39 UTC / Whatever it may be called, the replacement for the 570S will go plug-in hybrid and twin-turbo V6 with 720S- and GT-inspired styling

 
PSA Ready to Move Away From C/EMP Architecture to All-New eVMP by 2025
PSA Ready to Move Away From C/EMP Architecture to All-New eVMP by 2025

29 Jul 2020, 13:35 UTC / The French automaker is fully embracing electrification and has announced it is ready to start developing its new generation eVMP platform

 
2021 Ford Bronco "Dealer Document" Confirms 2022 Ranger Truck Platform
2021 Ford Bronco "Dealer Document" Confirms 2022 Ranger Truck Platform

6 Jul 2020, 19:04 UTC / We have confirmation that an all-new Ranger is just around the corner, and just like the all-new Bronco, the 2022 pickup truck will be built in Wayne, Michigan

 
2022 Ferrari Purosangue Is One Of 15 New Ferrari Models Set To Launch By 2025
2022 Ferrari Purosangue Is One Of 15 New Ferrari Models Set To Launch By 2025

24 Sep 2019, 14:31 UTC / The 2022 Ferrari Purosangue might be long in the making, but the wait will be worth it according to chief technical officer Michael Leiters

 
Toyota, Subaru Confirm Electric Platform, Electric SUV
Toyota, Subaru Confirm Electric Platform, Electric SUV

6 Jun 2019, 16:06 UTC / After the BRZ-86 and Crosstrek-Prius projects, the Toyota-Subaru alliance announced the development of a BEV-dedicated platform and electric C-segment SUV

 
Ford Development Chief Details Five-Platform Strategy
Ford Development Chief Details Five-Platform Strategy

30 Jan 2019, 17:11 UTC / Switching from nine to five platforms would translate to $20 billion in savings, but this strategy could backfire in the U.S. if crude oil prices will rise

 
Ford To Reduce Vehicle Platforms From Nine to Five
Ford To Reduce Vehicle Platforms From Nine to Five

9 Aug 2018, 11:17 UTC / Moving down to five platforms would help Ford strengthen profit and reduce development time of passenger cars and utility vehicles

 
It Looks like There's Nothing the Self-Driving Fuel Cell GM SURUS Can't Do
It Looks like There's Nothing the Self-Driving Fuel Cell GM SURUS Can't Do

7 Oct 2017, 06:56 UTC / The Detroit carmaker has launched a versatile self-driving electric multi-role platform powered by a hydrogen fuel cell that should have the Army drooling

 
Opel/Vauxhall To Adopt Groupe PSA Platform and Engine Technology In The Long Run
Opel/Vauxhall To Adopt Groupe PSA Platform and Engine Technology In The Long Run

29 Sep 2017, 12:30 UTC / Putting almost 3,000 jobs at risk, Groupe PSA intends to imbue its own engines and platforms in future Opel and Vauxhall models

 
New Toyota Sports Car Platform Confirmed By Head Of Gazoo Racing
New Toyota Sports Car Platform Confirmed By Head Of Gazoo Racing

25 Sep 2017, 08:51 UTC / Better late than never, Toyota gave the go-ahead to Gazoo Racing to develop an all-new, dedicated sports car platform of the RWD variety

 
2019 Tesla Model Y SUV Confirmed To Share Platform With Model 3 Sedan
2019 Tesla Model Y SUV Confirmed To Share Platform With Model 3 Sedan

3 Aug 2017, 15:34 UTC / At the earnings call for the second quarter of 2017, Elon Musk made it clear the Model Y crossover will ride on a platform derived from the Model 3

 
Lamborghini Boss Confirms Next-Generation Super Sports Car Platform
Lamborghini Boss Confirms Next-Generation Super Sports Car Platform

25 Jan 2017, 13:53 UTC / Starting with the replacement for the Aventador, Lamborghini is set to switch to a modular mid-engine platform for its future supercars