Posts by Eric Loveday

Kandi Cyclone

Kandi To Launch Cyclone EV By End Of 2014

Though Kandi Technologies is most well known for its EV vending machine, there’s something else Kandi does: manufacture electric vehicles. Kandi’s newest EV is the pure electric KD17 “Cyclone”, jointly developed by Kandi and Geely. Cyclone is described as follows (note: no specific details are available at this point in…

4 hours ago by Eric Loveday 3

Tesla Model S

Only 100 Tesla Model S EVs Registered In Michigan

With the world seemingly coming to an end now that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that effectively prohibits Tesla from selling in Michigan, we figured why not examine Tesla sales in the Great Lakes State. Let it be known (and this is one aspect nearly every news outlet…

19 hours ago by Eric Loveday 58

LEAF Takes On Some Juice In NYC

New York State Now Home To 10,000 Plug-In Electric Vehicles

In a recent news release on charging station installation in the state of New York, the New York Power Authority revealed the following information related to plug-in electric vehicles (and total number of charging stations) statewide: “Since Charge NY was launched, nearly 500 EV charging stations have been added in…

22 hours ago by Eric Loveday 15

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McLaren P1 GTR Revealed – Video

The McLaren P1™ GTR will offer an on- and off-track driving experience like no other, with unique access to the technologies and expertise within the McLaren Technology Centre, and the most powerful track-only model ever produced by McLaren Automotive. Dynamic testing is well underway at a range of international race…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 2

Checking In At Number 10 - The BMW i3

BMW i3, i8 On Sale Now In China

Last month, BMW entered China’s blooming electric vehicle segment when both the i3 and i8 went on sale there. Pricing for the BMW i3 is reasonable at 449,000 yuan (or $73,000 USD), while the i8′s price tag makes the Tesla Model S seem downright cheap.  i8s starts at ~ two…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 6

BMW i3

Magna Reveals Itself As Maker Of Composite BMW i3 Liftgate

We were previously led to believe that the BMW i3′s lightweight body components were made in-house by the German automaker.  However, that turns out to not be the case for the i3′s rear liftgate: Magna Producing Complete, Lightweight Composite Liftgate for German OEM Magna International Inc. announced that it is…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 2

A Good Glimpse Of The ELR's Nose...Looking Very Cadillac-y

Cadillac Boss Re-Confirms Next-Gen ELR

In speaking with Johan de Nysschen, Cadillac’s new boss, Automobile magazine discovered that a next-generation Cadillac ELR is definitely coming: “He confirmed the luxury brand will follow up the ELR plug-in hybrid with a similar model.” When asked to specifically discuss the ELR, de Nysschen (the former Chevy Volt hater/Audi…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 22