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Tesla Model X Review by Eric Novak

Tesla Model X Review From Canada – Video

The first top-of-the-line Tesla Model X SUVs were delivered in Canada just few months ago, and they are still pretty rare vehicles on Canadian roads. We should note that these early Canadian Model Xs will shortly also become somewhat outdated – at least when it comes to being the “best” X…

28 mins ago by Mark Kane 0

Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition (Not PHEV Version And Not Pure Electric)

Pure Electric Porsche Cayenne Spotted Testing

CAR magazine claims to have spotted a pure electric Porsche Cayenne out testing (see image plus more images here). The UK magazine speculates that this is a BEV version of the Cayenne largely due to the fact that it’s riding low in the rear. This isn’t the first time we’ve…

4 hours ago by Eric Loveday 6

BYD Tang

BYD Sets New Plug-In EV Sales Record In China For July

BYD set new plug-in electric car sales record in China at 10,132 vehicles sold, a number which is 100% more than a year ago! Last month’s result is just slightly better than June’s, and also just past the previous record set in December (total sales of 10,053)…but a “win” is still a…

21 hours ago by Mark Kane 17

BMW i8 Prototype

Next-Generation BMW i8 To Crank Out 750 HP?

Apparently, BMW’s next-gen i8 may pack a 750 hp punch. BMW Blog found that info buried in a report by Automobile Magazine that focused on the future i8 that may be released after 2020. If this happens, the BMW i8 will be in the ranks with the latest, just announced…

22 hours ago by Steven Loveday 17

e-golf render

Volkswagen Reportedly In Talks With SMA Solar – Company Has Ties To Tesla, Daimler

Reuters, citing a story posted by Hessische Niedersaechsische Allgemeine, claims that Volkswagen is in discussions with solar equipment company SMA Solar. The talks reportedly center around energy storage, though neither company was willing to discuss details. Volkswagen stated: “SMA Solar is strong in stationary storage systems.” SMA commented: “It’s way too…

23 hours ago by Eric Loveday 8

tesla gigafactory ess pack 2 viakmanauto

New Tesla P100D Battery Pack Conceptualized

The latest Tesla splash is their new 100 kwh battery pack unveiled August 23, 2016 in a conference call with journalists. “The cell is the same – but the module and pack architecture has changed significantly in order to achieve adequate cooling of the cells in a more energy dense…

1 day ago by George Bower 52

Formula E Delivery Made Possible BY DHL

How Does Formula E Get Around The World? – Video

DHL recently show how much work it is to transport Formula E’s gear and cars around the world. Besides all the team and event products, there is also a lot of containers with media equipment. This look behind the scenes is interesting to realize the complexity of the process, and what goes…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 2

19 Blue BMW i8s

Soccer Team Owner Buys All 19 Players A New BMW i8

When you’re worth billions, you can afford to buy more than one BMW i8. That’s precisely what Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha did for the 19 soccer players on the Leicester City squad who won the premier league title last year. The i8s, all in the team appropriate blue color,…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 26