Posts by Eric Loveday

2015 Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche Boss: 911 Plug-In Hybrid A Possibility

“The chances of the long-mooted Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid becoming a reality are strengthening.” States Autocar. This revelation comes via Porsche boss Matthias Müller who “is understood to be warming to the idea.” According to Müller , we won’t see a plug-in hybrid 911 anytime soon:  “Maybe in the next…

8 hours ago by Eric Loveday 1

Electric Car Market Share In Europe By Automaker

European Electric Car Market Share – Top 5 Automakers

Recently, Nissan released a set of sales figures (see below) for pure electric cars sold in 2014 in Europe. Those figures were put to use in the market share graphic (above) presented by Green Car Congress. From the graphic, it’s immediately apparent that Renault-Nissan dominates electric car sales in Europe. …

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 10

Hitch Installed On BMW i3

Installing Stealth Hitch On BMW i3 – Video

“Installing the “stealth” hitch on the i3.” Friend of InsideEVs, John Higham, owns a BMW i3. The hitch seen here is custom-built and designed by John’s friend William, a mechanical engineer who’s been selling similar hitches for Nissan LEAFs for sometime now. Eventually, the hitch system will be produced and…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 2

Kia e-AWD Soul

Kia To Unveil e-AWD Soul Concept At 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Details are sparse, but here’s what we know right now, via Kia Motors: “Kia Motors America will unveil an advanced and capable electric all-wheel drive (e-AWD) concept vehicle at the upcoming Chicago Auto Show. This bold off-roader was conceived by Kia’s California design studio and built for city dwellers seeking…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 23

2016 Chevrolet Volt Arrives In Second Half Of 2015 (Photo: Tom Moloughney/InsideEVs)

2016 Chevrolet Volt Will Be Profitable

From day one… The crew over at GM Authority spokes with Mark Reuss, General Motors’ executive vice president of global product development during the 2015 North American International Auto Show.  It was during this roundtable interview discussion when Reuss revealed that General Motors reduced the cost of the next-generation 2016…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 82