2024 BYD Seals the deal

March 15, 2024 / 0 Comments / 110 / ATL News, Auto Reviews, BYD

If anyone has questions about the state of the Chinese automotive sector then the experience of the 2024 BYD Seal should quell any doubts in an instant.

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January 18, 2023 / 0 Comments / 2364 / ATL News, Awards, Kia

This is the second consecutive year that Kia has taken home a win at the TopGear.com awards; last year, the newly launched EV6 won the ‘Crossover of the Year’ category.

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Kia named ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ at 2022 TopGear.com Awards

November 30, 2022 / 0 Comments / 1597 / ATL News, Awards, Kia, New Models

This is the second consecutive year that Kia has taken home a win at the TopGear.com awards; last year, the newly launched EV6 won the ‘Crossover of the Year’ category.

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The Audi e-tron electrifies the Four Ring model line-up

May 19, 2022 / 0 Comments / 1275 / ATL News, Audi, Environment

The sporty SUV combines the space and comfort of a typical luxury class automobile with a range suitable for everyday use, catapulting the driver into a new era with the electrical all-wheel drive.

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ATL Goes Electric!

April 28, 2022 / 0 Comments / 2277 / ATL News, Audi, BMW, Honda, Kia, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen

ATL goes electric! – The ATL Automotive Group, Jamaica’s leading automotive dealership, continues to champion electric vehicle (EV) awareness through the launch of the ATL Automotive It’s Electric website.

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Audi e-tron GT Quattro: An Audi Like No Other

March 4, 2021 / 1 Comments / 1960 / ATL News, Audi, Environment, New Models

ON February 9, Audi unveiled its future in the form of an all-new full-electric high-performance four-door sports coupé, the e-tron GT quattro. The new vehicle sparkles with the shine of the company’s now famous tagline Vorsprung Durch Technik, or as translated into English, ‘Progress through technology’.

There is plenty of significant technology on display in the e-tron GT staring with its ultimate nod to the future, the transition to battery electric propulsion. Quattro means all-wheel drive for Audi and the system has also evolved for electrification. Rather than the traditional methods of routing engine power to all four wheels via mechanical transfer cases and differentials, the e-tron GT quattro drives all its wheels with electric all-wheel drive. Two electric motors sit at each axle, one in front, the other in rear. They combine to give the vehicle 476 horsepower and 464.7 lb/ft of torque. In boost mode torque rises to 472 lb/ft and horsepower to 530 for a maximum of 2.5 seconds. This sends the e-tron GT Quattro to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds and on to a top speed of 245 km/h.

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Porsche’s Enlightening Perspective

June 19, 2020 / 0 Comments / 1159 / ATL News, Porsche

HOW do you make the best sport utility vehicle (SUV) better? You harness the power of electricity like Porsche has for its largest model, the Cayenne. The superiority of the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid is built on the pillars of performance, luxury and efficiency.

The Cayenne has completed the transition from its controversial initial styling to the belle of the ball in its recent third-generation upgrades, to the point where it’s passing down its design language to other Porsches in the line. The familial elements are there, but the Porsche manages to do something unique. The shape demarks it as understated and, at a distance, it blends into the sea of other SUVs. However, draw closer and those in the know, or more specifically those in elevated income brackets, will recognise it. It’s like people telling you: ‘nice watch!’, but that one person gives you the thumbs up because they know you’re rolling a Seamaster 300M on your wrist. Specific to the E-Hybrid is the acid green badging. That colour is applied to the massive brake callipers.

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Kia’s Futuron Concept proposes an illuminating new design for an electric SUV coupe

November 6, 2019 / 0 Comments / 1153 / ATL News, Kia, Manufacturing

– Sleek, streamlined shape wrapped with ‘360-degree’ theme bodywork
– New ‘tiger-face’ incorporates innovative Star Cloud light signature
– Spacious cabin with flexible seating and Level 4 autonomy
– Concept makes international debut at CIIE 2019

(SEOUL) November 5, 2019 – Kia Motors has revealed its new Futuron Concept, an illuminating all-wheel drive SUV coupe which proposes new designs for future electric vehicles.

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ATL, Fuel Companies, JPS In Talks Over Electric Charging Stations

July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments / 1824 / ATL News

At least two fuel marketing companies have entered into discussions with Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, to outfit their service stations with electric vehicle or EV charging stations.

The power utility is rolling out a national pilot programme for a network of EV charging stations within a 30-kilometre radius of each other by March 2020 in partnership with petroleum marketing companies and other businesses.

Total Jamaica told the Financial Gleaner that the company has been approached by JPS but has not yet signed off on an agreement. Still, the venture looks promising for the French-owned petroleum company.

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