Posts by Eric Loveday

Panasonic 18650 High Capacity Lithium Batteries

Panasonic Not Committed to Tesla Giga Factory Deal?

There are reports circling the Internet saying that Panasonic “hasn’t committed to investing in a massive U.S. battery plant proposed by Tesla’s Elon Musk,” according to Bloomberg. Those reports even include quotes such as this one from Panasonic president Kazuhiro Tsuga: “Our approach is to make investments step by step. …

15 hours ago by Eric Loveday 31

Fiat 500e

Fiat 500e To Go On Sale In Oregon This Summer

Previously, sales of the Fiat 500e have been restricted solely to California, but starting this Summer that will change. It’s now being reported that Fiat 500e sales will branch out to include the state of Oregon. Word of this expansion of markets for sales of the 500e comes from Fiat’s…

17 hours ago by Eric Loveday 12

e-Golf

Volkswagen Urges Malaysia to Install More Public Chargers

We’ve heard this from BMW and now Volkswagen is making the same statement. Both of the German automakers seem to show interest in launching plug-in vehicle throughout Malaysia, but with no charging infrastructure in place, it’s not going to happen. Volkswagen Group Malaysia Managing Director Christoph Aringer, stated: “Electric cars…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 10

2015 BMW i8 Rear Seat Entry

Step-By-Step Guide: BMW i8 Rear Seat Entry

Here’s our “how-to” guide for rear seat entry of the BMW i8. Step 1: Become a contortionist Step 2: Yoga classes should be attended prior to attempting entry Step 3:  Shrink yourself to well under 5 foot 8 inches tall Step 4: Manage your claustrophobic tendencies through meditation Step 5: …

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 19

2015 BMW i8

BMW i8 On Stage At New York Auto Show

Visually, the BMW i8 is easily one of the most stunning plug-in vehicles in the world. That’s why we continue to zoom in on it every time it hits the stage at a major auto show. Here we present live images from the 2014 New York Auto Show of a…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 6

BMW i8 in NYC

BMW i8 Arrives In New York City

It’s a head turner.  That’s the for sure. The BMW i8 is now arriving in New York City in preparation for the opening of the 2014 New York Auto Show. We don’t expect any never-before-seen reveals from BMW, but we do imagine that the i8 and BMW i3 will be…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 12