Posts by Eric Loveday

Zinor Concept Next

BMW Teases Pure Electric Zinoro SUV

Set to debut next week at the Shanghai Auto Show in China, this BMW-Brilliance Zinoro Concept Next teaser shows us what appears to be a BMW X3-based pure electric SUV. We do know for certain that Concept Next features an electric powertrain, though no specific details have been released. Concept…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 10

Audi A6 L e-tron

2016 Audi A6 L e-tron Revealed

Introducing the China-only Audi A6 L e-tron. L = long wheelbase. Though a standard wheelbase A6 e-tron is expected to launch at some future point in the U.S., this long-wheelbase model is only for China. This is Audi’s first China-produced plug-in hybrid vehicle and it will be on display at…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 2

Chevrolet Bolt

Official: Chevrolet Bolt To Retain Its Volt-Like Name

General Motors’ marketing chief, Tim Mahoney, has told USA Today in regards to the Chevrolet Bolt that “The decision is made. The name won’t be changed.” So, Chevrolet’s upcoming 200-mile, $30,000 pure electric car will for sure be called the Chevrolet Bolt. As USA Today reports: “Calling Chevrolet’s next electric…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 70

Yuck!

Tesla Model S Convertible Is Fugly

Here are the first decent images of the Newport Convertible Engineering (NCE) Tesla Model S soft-top convertible – and we aren’t terribly impressed. The conversion isn’t cheap.  You supply the car, NCE charges the following for the conversion: Ragtop conversion priced at $29,000  Hard tonneau cover conversion priced at $49,000

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 20

Obligatory CEO with Vehicle Image

Nissan CEO Sets U.S. LEAF Sales Target At 50,000 Annually

Automotive News spoke with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn at the recent 2015 New York Auto Show. Most of Ghosn’s comments were related to electric cars. Specifically, Ghosn was asked whether or not the volume of LEAF sales support Nissan’s massive investment in battery manufacturing in the U.S. Ghosn responded: “The…

5 days ago by Eric Loveday 84