Auto news for October 30

Auto news for October 30

During the week, many interesting events took place in the world of cars, so we decided to collect the main news and briefly tell you about them:


Genesis announced a compact crossover

GV70 is the second crossover of Genesis, Hyundai's premium line of cars. Unlike its predecessor, the crossover will be smaller, the technical characteristics are still kept in secret. The company will present the basic version, Sport and, according to unofficial sources, electric one. Sales of the SUV will start next year.

Cars will no longer carry drunk people

Volvo is developing a technology that will prevent tired and drunk drivers from starting a car. According to the development, cameras and sensors will be installed in the cabin, which will determine the driver's behavior: non-standard posture, frequent blinking or non-response to warning sensors. In addition, the system will be able to notify the company's support service and even stop transport.

Ford will produce electric vans

The world's best-selling Ford Transit van gets an electric version. The company published a teaser showing the electric version of the model. Technical specifications have not been disclosed yet . It is known that the van will be released with different configurations and body types. The "green" Transit will go on sale next year.

Ford Bronco is equipped with an engine with 760 HP

Sales of Ford Bronco started this summer, but Hennessey Performance Engineering has already decided to upgrade the crossover. The model will be equipped with a 5-liter V8 engine with a capacity of 760 HP. The appropriate 10-speed transmission will be set inside. The developers expect that the SUV will accelerate to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds. Tuning Studio HPE plans to release only 24 copies. The minimum cost is $225 000.

Fiat 500 with unusual doors

The new version of Fiat 500 3+1 received another door, thus making the car asymmetric, but comfortable. On the passenger side, the engineers added a small swing door without a Central panel. Thanks to the update, passengers will be more comfortable to sit in the back seat. The additional door did not change the shape of the car, but added 30 kilograms to the weight.

Hyundai will hold a virtual presentation of the Tucson crossover

The choice of the presentation format of the car, taking into account the current situation in the world, was quite expected, but the company distinguished itself in this. The live broadcast will be held with augmented reality technology on the SM Entertainment Beyond online platform. The car will be presented in the format of a musical story, where the main character will be Khai, a member of the groups EXO and SuperM, driving a brand new Tucson. The presentation will be broadcast on the official YouTube channel HyundaiWorldwide.

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