Daily Archives: May 8, 2016

The new BMW i3 94AH

The BMW i3 is the world’s first premium car designed from the ground up to be powered by an electric drive system. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Some automakers must change course urgently

As more automakers get embroiled in the discreditation of diesel, IDTechEx looks at their very different strategies and considers how some of these strategies now look in urgent need of review. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Why People Hate Elon Musk So Much

By Zachary Shahan Back when I planned and wrote about why Elon Musk is loved so much, I said I’d write a piece about why some people hate him so much as well. I’m finally getting to that piece. The thing is, everyone receives hate, and probably everyone is hated by someone or some people….

Nissan’s Tesla Model 3 Response Gets More Laughs Than Thrills

By Zachary Shahan There’s no denying that Nissan’s electric car leadership position has worn off quite sharply in the past year, and that seems to be directly due (in part) to expectations of coming long-range electric cars. The launch of the Tesla Model 3 just thrashed any near-term hope Nissan may have had in this…

Top News of the Week May 2 – 8, 2016

By Offshore Wind Construction Starts at Nordergründe Offshore Wind Site Offshore construction of the Nordergründe wind farm is kicking off this week, with the MPI Enterprise vessel already loading monopiles and transition pieces in Cuxhaven, according to German media. Liebherr Installs Custom-Made Offshore Crane on Giant 7 Liebherr’s offshore crane division installed a board offshore…

Next BMW i8 Reported To Get Range & Power Boost

By James Ayre The refreshed BMW i3 all-electric car was recently unveiled — revealing that the 2017 model year of the popular electric car would feature an improved range (~114 miles per full-charge), amongst other things. Considering that the BMW i3 and the BMW i8 were released around the same time, does that mean that…

200-Mile Electric Hyundai SUV Reportedly In The Works

By James Ayre Hyundai is planning to release an all-electric SUV with at least 200 miles of range by 2018, according to recent reports. The news — which originated with the Korea Herald — has seemingly been confirmed by an unnamed company rep, so it appears to have something solid to it. The confirmation didn’t…

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