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New Song MAX DM Could Be BYD’s Next Star In China

11.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BYD MAX finally received a plug-in hybrid version BYD officially introduced the Song MAX DM at the 2018 Guangzhou Auto Show. It’s expected to be on the market in China by the end of this year. Stylish looks combined with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain (DM means dual mode) and seating for six or seven should be ...

Auto Reviewer Confused On Details But Enjoys Honda Clarity PHEV

11.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Auto Channel reviewer enjoyed his time with the Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid In the plug-in hybrid space there are really only 2 models that most EV advocates can agree can be driven as electric vehicles first and hybrids second. One is the founder of category, the Chevy Volt. The other is the Honda Clarity ...

2015 All-Electric Aston Martin DBX Concept Goes With Gas Instead

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Aston Martin missed an electric opportunity with the DBX Aston Martin ultimately scrapped the all-electric all-wheel-drive DBX Concept, unveiled in 2015 at the Geneva Motor Show, despite the fact that it could’ve been the flagship EV for the brand, just like the Jaguar I-PACE for Jaguar Land Rover. The British brand instead ended up with ...

Affordable New Aussie Electric Café Racer Is One **** Beast

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Some electric swag from down under. The latest newcomer to the electric motorcycle market isn’t American or Indian—this time, we could soon be seeing e-motorcycles coming from down under! Aussie startup Savic made its debut at the Melbourne Moto Expo with its first concept and things look really promising. The best part: the low price point. They ...

Watch BMW i8 Race McLaren 570S, Mercedes-AMG GT C, Audi R8

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A four-way race between some rather interesting competitors This most recent video by CarWow gives us a four-way race between some rather fetching high-performance roadsters. Battling it out on the track is a BMW i8 plug-in hybrid, facing against some rather tough ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) powered competition which comes in the form of a McLaren ...

Tesla’s Software Innovations Help It To Lead The Charge

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

TESLA’S SOFTWARE-FIRST APPROACH FORESHADOWS THE FUTURE OF CARS Everyone knows that Tesla is an innovative company, and almost everyone knows that its cars don’t need gasoline. But as Lou Steinberg points out in a recent article entitled Some of the Greatest Innovations are not What You Think, electrification is not Tesla’s only innovation, and when it ...

Auckland Consortium Bidding For 2019/2020 Formula E Race

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

An Auckland-based consortium has formally launched a bid to bring Formula E to the New Zealand city in either 2019 or 2020. Following long-term speculation regarding a race in the Australasian region, the consortium will make a serious play to get Auckland on the season six schedule. The consortium, led by Vector Energy, the New ...

Tesla Put California On The Automotive Map In U.S.

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Will Nevada join other states with the Model Y? The US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy released interesting an image of states that actually produce light-duty vehicles in volume. The is currently no competition for Michigan, which exceeds 2 million per year, but it’s worth noting that thanks to Tesla (and Model ...

European Countries With The Highest Plug-In Car Market Share

11.24.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Which countries switch to plug-ins and which ones lag behind? Plug-in car sales results in Europe looks interesting when instead of volume we compare market share. Here we have results for the first nine months of 2018 and all of 2017 in the European Union and EFTA (Norway + Switzerland). Without any surprise, Norway leads ...