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The interior of this Kia Concept is something retro-futurist.. that colored and metal-apparence dash with a modern touch of the screens...is like the cars from the 50´s. The other materials are very cool.. those hairy and strange covers for the seats are very innovative. I love it. And the shooting brake style of the exterior is very interesting.

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Porsche Looking At Solid-State Batteries For Electric Sports Cars

Porsche is investigating using advanced solid-state batteries for fully-electric sports cars.

At the Frankfurt Motor Show, VW Group boss said it wants an electric version of every model in its family by 2030 and that includes Porsche. Consequently, the Stuttgart sports car maker is looking at the most advanced battery tech it could use in electric variants of the 911 and Boxster.

Speaking on the matter, Porsche research and development boss Michael Steiner said “Fully electrified sports cars would work very well for longitudinal acceleration but the weight disadvantage is in the handling.
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Ford favoring bulk-type solid-state battery for next-gen energy storage
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if they went for the little retro-car, they'll go NUTZ over a little retro e-Coupe
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