Posts by Eric Loveday

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Sales Exceed 100,000

Since its launch in Japan in early 2013, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been wildly successful in terms of sales volume, perhaps even more successful than Mitsubishi had ever thought it would be. Just recently, the Outlander PHEV eclipsed 100,000 sales, cumulatively. Outlander joins only 3 other plug-in cars in…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 25

Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition (Not PHEV Version)

Porsche To Offer Platinum Edition Cayenne S E-Hybrid

Porsche has announced that it will make available an even more expensive version of the Cayenne S E-Hybrid – possibly in reaction to better than average plug-in Cayenne sales of late (or at least as compared to anemic Panamera S E-Hybrid sales) Sold as the “Platinum Edition,” this version of the…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 8

ChargePoint CCS Fast Charger

ChargePoint Scores $50 Million In Funding

ChargePoint just announced that it secured an additional $50 million in its latest round of funding led by Linse Capital, with participation from insiders including Braemar Energy Ventures and Constellation Energy. This brings total funding to over $164 million, according to ChargePoint. Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint, had this to say…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 15

Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Biden Loses Bet Against Tesla

The moral of the story is simple…don’t bet against Tesla. According to The Verge, the dialogue below was posted by the  White House pool report.  The transcription reportedly “captures the vice president of the United States confessing to the Vatican secretary of the state that he lost a Hamilton in a…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 44

2016 Renault ZOE

Electric Renault Zoe Could Get Renault Sport Version

According to Autocar, Renault Sport is considering development of a high-performance Renault ZOE electric car under the Renault Sport division. Renault Sport has been experimenting with a ZOE for some time now and says that it’s been able to extract “encouraging” performance form the prototype it built. However, there’s a…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 9

Tesla Model X (seen here in a bubble doing some bio testing in April)

Model S & X Bioweapon Defense Mode Tested By Tesla

When Tesla first launched the Model X, the automaker really played up its HEPA filtration Bioweapon Defense Mode. Skeptics didn’t believe the hype, but when tested in Manhattan, the results seemed positive. In an effort to silence the skeptics once and for all, Tesla put Bioweapon Defense Mode through a…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 58