Continental takes unusual approach with the Conti CityPlus concept tire

Continental has unveiled a new concept tire at the IAA Mobility show in Hanover, Germany. Called the Conti CityPlus, it takes an unusual approach to “tire efficiency,” focusing on urban use rather than highway driving. Read about it at

Continental Debuts Concept Conti CityPlus Tires

Continental unveiled a new, high-efficiency tire at IAA Mobility in Germany. The new tire concept, the Conti CityPlus, increases energy efficiency by up to 10 percent, the company says. The results are lower emissions from combustion engine-powered cars and longer ranges for electric vehicles. Read about it at

Solar-Powered PHEV Truck Prototype Examines Solar Harvesting On the Road

A research collaboration between Uppsala University, Eksjo Maskin & Truck, Midsummer, Ernsts Express, Dalakraft, and Scania is proofing how much solar energy can be captured by a moving semi-truck. New lightweight solar panels were fitted to a trailer and are being pulled by a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) tractor. The goal …

Unplugged Performance Reveals "Dark Knight" Model S Plaid

Tesla tuner Unplugged Performance has unveiled it’s latest Complete Vehicle program tuner: The Dark Knight Model S-APEX Plaid. Based on the Tesla Model S in its Plaid configuration, the Dark Knight is the latest Complete Vehicle program of bespoke Tesla tuners from Unplugged Performance. Find out more at

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