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BMW Officially Begins Sales of i3 in Europe

BMW Officially Begins Sales of i3 in Europe

It will be on sale worldwide by this time next year

BMW has delivered its first i3 to a customer in Germany marking the official beginning of the car’s sales. Over the next year, BMW will launch the electric compact throughout Europe, North America and Asia. “Today marks a milestone...
18.11.2013 | 870 views | 0 comments
Audi Sport ABT Signed as 7th Formula E Team

Audi Sport ABT Signed as 7th Formula E Team

It plans to have ten teams for its first season next year

Formula E has made its biggest team signing yet with Audi Sport ABT as its seventh confirmed team for its 2014 season that begins in September.  “We’ve been watching this new project of the FIA with great interest and are deli...
15.11.2013 | 7584 views | 0 comments
Kia Working on Soul EV to Launch in Second Half of 2014

Kia Working on Soul EV to Launch in Second Half of 2014

It is slated to have a 200km range

Kia and Hyundai are still quite young in the hybrid and electric car segment, but the only way to build experience is to work with the technology. Kia is developing an EV version of the Soul that it plans to put on sale in the second half of 2014....
12.11.2013 | 5115 views | 0 comments
Nissan's Tokyo Debuts Include Radical BladeGlider Concept

Nissan's Tokyo Debuts Include Radical BladeGlider Concept

It brings the Deltawing and Zeod RC to the road

Nissan has revealed its vehicle lineup for the Tokyo Motor Show, and as promised it includes two new performance cars from the brand. The Nismo GT-R will be at the show, but Nissan is remaining quiet about it for now. Its other new performance car...
08.11.2013 | 5059 views | 0 comments
Nissan and Dongfeng Negotiating to Build EV Factory in China

Nissan and Dongfeng Negotiating to Build EV Factory in China

If successful, production could start in late 2014

Nissan and Chinese joint venture partner Dongfeng are negotiating to build an electric car factory in China that would cost around $322 million, according to China’s National Development and Reform Commission’s Guangdong branch. Th...
07.11.2013 | 4739 views | 0 comments
Tesla Says It Will Need 'Giga-Factory' to Meet Production Goal

Tesla Says It Will Need 'Giga-Factory' to Meet Production Goal

It would double world lithium-ion battery production

Tesla released its third quarter financial details on November 5, and among the details about sales and financial results, founder Elon Musk claims that the company will have to build a lithium-ion battery factory equal to “all lithium ion p...
06.11.2013 | 1027 views | 0 comments
Tesla Model X Coming in 2014 with 2-Motor All-Wheel Drive

Tesla Model X Coming in 2014 with 2-Motor All-Wheel Drive

Tesla is also slowly expanding in Europe and the UK

Tesla says that it is finally ready to put its Model X crossover into production in 2014. The styling of the gullwinged crossover has been finalized for over a year, but Tesla wanted to have production of the Model S fully up to speed before it in...
05.11.2013 | 1193 views | 0 comments
Nissan Leaf Tops Auto Sales in Norway in October

Nissan Leaf Tops Auto Sales in Norway in October

It is the fourth bestselling car in Norway this year

The Nissan Leaf topped auto sales in Norway in October and if the fourth bestselling car of the year in Norway from January through October. For October, it had a 5.6% market share of auto sales. In April, the Leaf was the second bestselling car t...
04.11.2013 | 697 views | 0 comments
Super Aguri Signs on as Sixth 2014 Formula E Team

Super Aguri Signs on as Sixth 2014 Formula E Team

It is the same team that raced in F1 from 2006 to 2008

Formula E continues to add to its slate of teams for its 2014 season. Former F1 team Super Aguri has signed up as the sixth official Formula E team. Its official name will be Super Aguri Formula E. “Today is a new chapter for the Super A...
04.11.2013 | 8451 views | 0 comments
BMW Adds Denmark to eRoaming EV Charging Service

BMW Adds Denmark to eRoaming EV Charging Service

It wants drivers to be able to travel around Europe on one contract

With the rollout of BMW’s i3 electric car it is trying to create deals with as many European energy providers as possible. Its latest partner is Danish infrastructure operator CleanCharge. BMW i3 buyers will be able to charge their cars on C...
29.10.2013 | 1066 views | 0 comments
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