Posts by Eric Loveday

LG Chairman Koo Bon-moo, center, pushes a button to mark the opening of the firm's new battery plant in Nanjing, China, Tuesday. On Koo's right is Korean Ambassador to China Kim Jang-soo.

LG Chem Opens New Battery Factory In China

LG Chem has completed construction of its newest battery factory in China. According to Korea Times, LG Chem has an ambitious goal of generating “1.5 trillion won ($1.3 billion) from sales over the next five years in China.” The opening of the factory in Nanjing, China is necessary to meet the nation’s…

13 hours ago by Eric Loveday 10

(特斯拉顶配限量版”Signature Red” Tesla Model X)

China To Get Tesla Model X Before Europe

Approximately one week ago, we reported on the launch of the Tesla Model X in China (full details here). Now, as Bloomberg’s Dana Hull points out, China will in fact receive the Model X well before it arrives in Europe. As Hull reports: “Tesla Motors Inc. has started taking orders…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 26

Tesla Model S

Canada Plug-In Electric Car Sales January 2016

It’s time once again to take a look at plug-in electric vehicle sales in Canada. Less and less automakers report plug-in electric car sales in Canada now, so the list of vehicles below has dwindled down significantly to just a few of the major models. The Chevrolet Volt, after selling…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 11

BMW i5 Rendering

BMW i5 Rendering Shows Svelte Crossover

RM Car Design has released a new set of renderings that show the BMW i5 as a svelte crossover. In this form, we think the i5 is actually rather striking. BMWBLOG points out the following: “The renderings shown here show a crossover-like design with a sloping roofline, raise driving height, i8-like…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 21