Posts by Eric Loveday

Tesla Model X Drag Race

Tesla Model X P90D A Perfect Bracket Racer? Video

The sport of drag racing doesn’t always require that a vehicle be fast to win. There’s bracket racing, which picks a winner based almost entirely on consistency. Not familiar with bracket racing? Here’s a basic rundown (via Staging Light): “At a race, you are given several time trials, which are…

7 hours ago by Eric Loveday 2

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Hasn’t Signed A Deal For Factory In China

Conflicting reports from Reuters and Bloomberg have been cleared up by a Tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Recently, Bloomberg reported the following: “Jinqiao Group, a Shanghai government-owned company, has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Tesla on building its production facilities in the municipality, said the person, who…

8 hours ago by Eric Loveday 3

Venucia ViWa Concept

Nissan-Dongfeng To Introduce Cheaper Electric Car In China

Asian news outlet Nikkei is reporting that the Nissan-Dongfeng joint venture (Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company) will launch a much lower-priced electric car in the very near future. The upcoming car will be approximately 30% less expensive than the JV’s existing Venucia e30 (which is identical in almost every way…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 10

Honda FCEV Concept

Honda To Establish Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Division

Honda has applied to obtain a permit for lithium-ion battery recycling starting in Spring of 2017 in Japan. Honda says it’ll enter the battery recycling business out of necessity, due to growing demand of vehicles that employ lithium-ion batteries. As the Nikkei reports: “The Japanese automaker plans to obtain by…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 8

Tesla Model X In China

Tesla Model X Deliveries Now Underway In China

Tesla Model X deliveries have officially commenced in China where six of the electric SUVs were handed over to owners just a few days ago. Tesla celebrated the occasion with a hand-off ceremony, which was followed by comments (mostly on the charging infrastructure in China) from Robin Ren, Tesla’s vice president…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 10

Tesla Model 4?

Autoblopnik Exclusive On Tesla Model 4

Autoblopnik claims to have obtained “exclusive” details on Tesla’s never-before-announced Model 4. These details reportedly come direct from the top man Elon Musk. “The new Model 4 will be a small city car with a shorter range suitable to urban centers.  And it will be priced well below the Model…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 0