The top stories for the week ending October 1, 2021, include the all-new 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee entering its fifth generation with 4xe technology, Alfa Romeo adding the Veloce trim level to the Giulia and the Stelvio for 2022 and Matt Hagan scores the Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car win at the NHRA Midwest Nationals.
BMW Group NEXTGen Innovation Topics - Driving Simulator Marion Mangold
How consequently the BMW Group treads new paths is shown among other things by its cooperations. For the complex requirements of the BMW iX for example, previous engineering tools were no longer sufficient. This was one of the reasons why BMW contacted Epic Games as early as 2015 and shortly afterwards became the first automobile manufacturer to introduce a mixed reality system in vehicle development that was consistently developed using components from the computer games industry. It is based on the so-called Unreal Engine 4 from Epic Games.
With a bold new style it is establishing the design codes of tomorrow whilst offering more calibre and modernity, with a redesigned front end, new Full LED rear lights, new body colours and a new "Black Pack" option. The new SUV PEUGEOT 5008 features the latest technologies, the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® heightens sensations with a new high-quality display receiver, a new 10-inch high-definition touch screen and provides greater safety by providing the latest in driving aids. Designed to excel, the new SUV PEUGEOT 5008 will accompany you in your everyday tasks and in your leisure activities. There are limitless options with its new modularity, capable of carrying up to 7 people and without compromising on driving pleasure and comfort.
With the New Arkana, Renault brings a new generation SUV with a highly advanced hybrid technology, both in its form and function – a reassuring, elevated driving position, spaciousness, without giving up any boot capacity and a distinctive, innovative style. It guarantees a more thrilling and responsive driving experience, especially with the R.S. Line trim design. It also makes no compromises on safety with a maximum score of 5 stars in Euro NCAP crash tests. At the same time, it can carry several types of engines with the latest full-hybrid technology– E-TECH Hybrid 145 hp – and its 1.3 TCe micro-hybrid 12V motors, not to mention the 140 hp and 160 hp versions (as of October 2021). The New Renault Arkana is designed to meet the very diverse expectations of international markets. It illustrates the Groupe Renault’s global approach and its capacity to conquer new markets. This is a worldwide vehicle, with technical features tailored to each market. In Europe, the New Arkana is based on the Alliance’s CMF-B modular platform which was also featured on the latest generations of Clio and Captur. Like the Renault Samsung Motors XM3, the New Renault Arkana will also be made at the Busan plant (South Korea). The Group is set to start taking orders in March 2021 for a release, depending on the markets, by the end of March for the TCe versions and as of June for the E-TECH Hybrid version.