Posts by Eric Loveday

BMW i3

Magna Reveals Itself As Maker Of Composite BMW i3 Liftgate

We were previously led to believe that the BMW i3′s lightweight body components were made in-house by the German automaker.  However, that turns out to not be the case for the i3′s rear liftgate: Magna Producing Complete, Lightweight Composite Liftgate for German OEM Magna International Inc. announced that it is…

12 hours ago by Eric Loveday 2

A Good Glimpse Of The ELR's Nose...Looking Very Cadillac-y

Cadillac Boss Re-Confirms Next-Gen ELR

In speaking with Johan de Nysschen, Cadillac’s new boss, Automobile magazine discovered that a next-generation Cadillac ELR is definitely coming: “He confirmed the luxury brand will follow up the ELR plug-in hybrid with a similar model.” When asked to specifically discuss the ELR, de Nysschen (the former Chevy Volt hater/Audi…

19 hours ago by Eric Loveday 22

First Tesla Supercharger In Scotland

Scotland Gets Its First Tesla Supercharger

“Scotland is now energised. We’ve opened our first Supercharger in Edinburgh.” States Tesla Motors Europe at the beginning of the month. This latest Superchargers brings the tally in the UK to 6 (though the map below doesn’t accurately reflect that number). Tesla’s install pace for Superchargers shows no signs of…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 12

i3 Drives By Followed By What Must Be The Ugliest Truck-Ish SUV Ever Made

BMW i3 – Silence Is Golden – Video

One of the most defining aspects of electric vehicles is their ability to operate in near silence. This video focuses solely on that aspect: “BMW i3 Start up and Exhaust sound.” We think that title is meant to be rather comical.  No exhaust = no exhaust sound and the start…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 9