Posts by Eric Loveday

Late Is President Of BMW Of Austin In Austin, Texas

BMW’s U.S. Dealership Chairman Comments On i3, i8

Recently, at the North American Dealers Association Convention in San Francisco, California, Steve Late, chairman of the BMW National Dealer Forum and president of BMW of Austin in Austin, Texas, commented on both the BMW i3 and i8. Automotive News asked Late several questions related to BMW.  Below, we present…

17 hours ago by Eric Loveday 3

McLaren P1 GTR

McLaren P1 GTR Fully Revealed In Final Production Form

Seen here is the final production version of the McLaren P1 GTR. The 986 HP P1 GTR is available only to McLaren P1 owners and it’s strictly a track-only car. Per Autocar: “The Instant Power Assist System powertrain’s power output has been significantly boosted over its application in the road-going…

20 hours ago by Eric Loveday 3

BYD Tang

BYD Tang Sales Expected To Outpace Qin

The plug-in electric BYD Qin was an immediate sales success when it launched last year in China. Sales started out low, but rather quickly sales established at a level well over 1,000 units per month and even hit and held steady at 1,700 units per month late last year. According…

23 hours ago by Eric Loveday 8

Tesla Service Center

Tesla #1 In Service According To Consumer Reports

With a score of 93 overall, Tesla is ranked #1 in service in the latest Consumer Reports survey of owners. Though falling 7 points shy of a perfect score, Tesla is the only automaker with the top rating in all four categories: quality, price of repair, timeliness and courtesy. Receiving…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 18

Opel Karl

Opel Developing Electric Karl

With the Opel Ampera being discontinued due to weak sales, Opel is left without a plug-in vehicle at least until 2018 when an electric Opel Karl is now expected to launch. According to Automotive News: “Opel plans an electric version of its new Karl minicar, a German magazine reported.” “The…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 12

P1 GTR & F1 GTR

McLaren P1 GTR Meets McLaren F1 GTR – Video

Set to debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show on March 3, the McLaren P1 GTR represents the future of plug-in hypercars. In this video, the P1 GTR meets the equally spectacular (in its day) McLaren F1 GTR: “Two decades after the McLaren F1 GTR swept the board at the…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 3