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i8 and M1

Photo Comparison: BMW i8 and BMW M1

As a diehard BMW fan, I’ll tell you that the BMW M1 is one of the most sought after BMWs ever built. In total, only 456 M1 were ever built.  Today, these “Ultimate Driving Machines” fetch upwards of $200,000 for pristine used examples. BMW Blog describes the M1 as follows:…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 16

MG Dynamo

MG Dynamo Electric City Car Gets Revealed

MG Motor Company just recently revealed its first-ever concept electric vehicle as part the company celebrating 90 years in the automotive industry. Called the MG Dynamo,the vehicle is  based off of the Roewe E50 made by a automaker in China called Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) Only a few details of…

2 days ago by Mike Anthony 7

BYD Tang

BYD Unveils Tang Plug-In Hybrid CUV

Details are sparse, but BYD has announced that it’s adding a vehicle called Tang to its plug-in hybrid stable. Here’s BYD’s description of Tang: Tang: Tri-motor Dual-mode and full electric 4WD The 542 technology is aiming at setting the standards for key performance of the upcoming new energy cars. The…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 11

BMW C Evolution

BMW C Evolution Electric Scooter Now In Production

Since first debuting at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, the C Evolution has garnered quite the following, mostly because it’s a BMW and has BMW levels of performance one would expect: Liquid-cooled permanent magnet synchronous motor Power output is 11 kW (15 hp) Peak output of 35 kW (47 hp)….

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 13

The BYD electric transit bus in front of the BYD Motors Assembly Plant in Lancaster, CA

BYD Electric Bus Approved For Sale In Canada

BYD announced that its electric bus is now approved for sale and operations in Canada after earning the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) Certification and being placed on the “Vehicle Manufacturers Registry” with Transport Canada. This is important for the Chinese company, especially because practice shows that some formal…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 6