Nio is a Chinese automaker that specializes in electric autonomous vehicles. They’ve just released their first SUV, the Nio ES8 Electric SUV ($69K+). The Nio has four motors on each of the wheels that allow it to accelerate from 0-62 MPH in just 4.4 seconds. Its 70-kilowatt battery pack gives it a 300+ miles range. The entire body is made from an aerospace grade 7003 series aluminum alloy. On the tech side, NIO includes a comprehensive advanced driver assistance system that includes 23 sensors (front facing camera, four surround cameras, five radars, 12 ultrasonic sensors, and a driver monitor camera). In addition to the safety tech, NIO also has an in-car AI system that can listen, talk and help drivers throughout their trips. Here’s hoping this guy drop in the U.S.
Land Rover just brought back the Discovery with the release of the 2015 Land Rover discovery Sport ($38K). Make no doubt about it though, this is a tweaked LR2 with some updates. With a starting price point below $40K, the deal on this compact SUV may be too sweet to pass up. The Sport features ...[Read More]