Posts by Eric Loveday

Faraday Future

LG Chem To Supply Batteries To Faraday Future

LG Chem has reportedly inked a multi-billion dollar battery supply deal with Faraday Future. As korea herald reports: “LG Chem one of the world’s largest electric vehicle battery makers, has reportedly struck a supply deal worth 2.7 trillion won (US$2.40 billion) with Faraday Future, the EV business arm of Chinese…

5 hours ago by Eric Loveday 6

How Much Would Range Increase If P Was Removed?

Elon Musk: Tesla To Probably Stop At 100 kWh Battery

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently took to Twitter to respond to a thrilled P100D owner. Musk’s response wasn’t as expected though. Instead of responding with something along the lines of just “Glad you like it!” Musk added another line in there that caught our attention. Musk stated: “I think we…

7 hours ago by Eric Loveday 70

Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X Launches In Japan (w/video)

During the first week of September, Tesla Motors hosted an event in Japan to celebrate the launch of the Model X there. We were alerted to this via a post on the Tesla motors Club forum, though Tesla itself didn’t make a formal announcement of the X launch event. This…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 1

Shell To Enter Charging Station Business?

Shell Ponders Charging Station Rollout In UK

Oil company Shell says that it’s “examining the potential” for installing charging stations “across some parts of its UK retail network” beginning in early 2017. And by “potential” we assume that to mean, potential to recover some lost petrol money from the ongoing plug-in vehicle onslaught. The UK retail network…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 45

The 2017 BMW i3 gets an upgraded 33.4 kWh battery, good for 114 miles of range

BMW Considers Building Electric Car Factory In Thailand

A battery factory, to be precise. Automotive News Europe reports the following: “BMW Group is considering building a factory to produce batteries for plug-in hybrid vehicles in Thailand, the country’s industry minister said.” “Construction was likely to start in the middle of next year with an investment of 2 billion…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 9

Mercedes-Benz - long range BEV battery

Mercedes-Benz Electric Cars Will Be Sold In China

Daimler’s China market boss has told the media that Mercedes-Benz intends to sell its upcoming electric cars in China, as well as elsewhere around the globe. As Automotive News reports: “Daimler plans to sell Mercedes-Benz electric cars in China, its market chief said today, as the automaker capitalizes on government…

5 days ago by Eric Loveday 4