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1 week ago

BYTON Spills Details With Us At CES

BYTON made their world debut yesterday at CES in Las Vegas, formally introducing the concept of their first car, due to launch in China in late 2019, followed by the U.S. and Europe in 2020. In doing so, they have joined the list of upstart electric car companies like Faraday…

1 week ago

BYTON Makes World Debut At CES

Enter another newcomer in the electric vehicle game. BYTON, a Chinese company owned by Future Mobility Corporation, LTD was formed in 2016 and derives its name from “Bytes on Wheels,” with the bytes symbolizing the internet, and wheels symbolizing automobiles. We haven’t had much information about BYTON as of yet,…

2 weeks ago

2018 BMW i3s

First U.S. 2018 BMW i3s Delivered: InsideEVs Exclusive First Look

The first 2018 BMW i3s was delivered in the U.S. on Saturday, December 30th, 2017. I was the happy recipient of a Fluid Black i3s BEV, the new Sport version of BMW’s electric hatchback.  The delivery took place at BMW of Bloomfield, in Bloomfield, New Jersey. My car actually arrived…

1 month ago

Tesla Model 3

Exclusive: InsideEVs Tesla Model 3 Test Drive Review

InsideEVs’ Tom Moloughney gives us an up-close first impression of the Tesla Model 3 It appears that Tesla is finally beginning to ramp up production of the elusive Model 3. In the first five months of availability, they have only delivered a little over 700 units, mostly all to Tesla…

1 month ago

smart

2018 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Cabrio – Test Drive Review

As the world continues the transition to electric drive, we’re finally beginning to get some variety in the form factor of the EVs available. Tesla, of course, has led the way by not only offering long range EVs, but also giving buyers an opportunity to get an electric vehicle that…

1 month ago

BMW Future Electrification Plans Discussed at LA Auto Show

What BMW’s electric future looks like, according to top brass. Last week at the LA Auto show, BMW introduced the i8 Roadster and the i3s, both mid-cycle LCI refreshes. The new Sport version of the i3 had made its debut in Frankfurt this past September, but the i8 Roadster was…

2 months ago

BMW To Issue Stop Sale and Voluntary Recall For All US i3s

While it hasn’t yet been formally announced, it appears that BMW is on the verge of recalling every i3 that has been sold in the US since the 2014 launch (roughly 30,000 units). In addition, a Stop Sale order has been made, meaning no more i3s will be delivered to…

3 months ago

Plug In America Responds To Republican Effort to End EV Tax Credit

Plug In America took little time to respond to the Republican-sponsored House Bill introduced Thursday which if passed, would bring an abrupt end to the Federal Tax credit for electric vehicles as of December 31st, 2017. Katherine Stainken, PIA’s Policy Director posted an action alert on their website, calling for…

3 months ago

EV Charging Adapter Wars: Which Side Are You On?

A few weeks ago, we published an Op-Ed post by InsideEV’s reader Brian R on a new adapter available which will allow non-Tesla electric vehicles to charge at Tesla Destination charging stations. Brian was happy to report that the JDapter Stub, made by Quick Charge Power, allows him to charge…

4 months ago

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Extended Test Drive Review

With the introduction of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, General Motors was the first OEM to market with an “affordable” long range all-electric car. For a few years, it appeared that Tesla would be the first to market with such a vehicle, however when GM introduced the concept Bolt at…

4 months ago

BMW i3 Poised For 2nd Battery Upgrade. Hopefully A Naming Upgrade As Well…

Fresh off of the Frankfurt introduction of the new BMW i3 exterior refresh and new i3 Sport for 2018, BMWBLOG is now reporting that they have confirmation that 2018 will also bring a new, larger battery option to the i3, albeit later in the year. In mid-2016, BMW introduced the…

5 months ago

eMotorWerks JuiceBox Pro 40 gets UL Listed

A little over two years ago I posted a review of the JuiceBox Pro 40 EVSE from eMotorWerks here on InsideEVs. At the time eMotorWerks was a small company based in California, just beginning to become known in the EVSE industry. I was impressed with the features the JuiceBox offered,…