Posts by Mark Kane

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BYD Sets New Plug-In EV Sales Record In China For July

BYD set new plug-in electric car sales record in China at 10,132 vehicles sold, a number which is 100% more than a year ago! Last month’s result is just slightly better than June’s, and also just past the previous record set in December (total sales of 10,053)…but a “win” is still a…

20 hours ago by Mark Kane 17

Formula E Delivery Made Possible BY DHL

How Does Formula E Get Around The World? – Video

DHL recently show how much work it is to transport Formula E’s gear and cars around the world. Besides all the team and event products, there is also a lot of containers with media equipment. This look behind the scenes is interesting to realize the complexity of the process, and what goes…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 2

SolarCity To Be Acquired By Tesla

FTC Approves SolarCity Acquisition By Tesla

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the SolarCity acquisition by Tesla Motors (here is official notification). The approval happened quicker that expected, considering the number of overlaps between the two companies (such Elon Musk himself serving as CEO of Tesla and Chairman of SolarCity at the same time), as…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 20


Roborace DevBot Is Autonomous Electric Race Car – Video

Autonomous racing series Roborace, launched just a few months ago, presented its development prototype, the “DevBot”. The black prototype still has a seat for a driver, if one would like to compare human vs. computer driving, but the ultimate Robocar will be bereft of humanity, a computer on wheels. It…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 12