Auto industry

US EV Sales Aug 2015

BMW i8 Sales Jump 2233% In US*

Published on September 3rd, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

Via EV Obsession: Well, let’s be honest, August was a lame sales month for electric car lovers. There are clear reasons for this. Historically, the two highest-selling electric cars in the US have been the Nissan LEAF [&hellip... Read More


Consumer Tech

ZIRX

BMW i Ventures Invests In ZIRX

Published on September 3rd, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

In the age of automated lane change, adaptive cruise control, autobrake, autosteer, and autopark, we may well forget that humans can be hired to drive our cars too. ZIRX is a startup that puts a person behind your wheel [&hellip... Read More


Concept Cars

Peugeot long-range electric coupe 1

280-Mile Electric Concept From Peugeot

Published on September 3rd, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Peugeot very certainly did not make my top 10 list of the car manufacturers most leading the way into an electric future, but a day later, it dropped a big announcement (which many will certainly dub [&hellip... Read More


Car Review

2015 Chevy Trax

Speed Dating: 2016 Chevy Trax

Published on September 2nd, 2015 | by Jo Borrás

I'm not saying the 2016 Chevy Trax is the worst car I've ever tested, but I can't imagine anyone, anywhere paying the nearly $30,000 asking price for it... Read More


Auto industry

electric vehicle tax credit

Rich People Benefit More From Tax Credits (Duh)

Published on September 2nd, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

I've always found it a little fucked up that US federal incentives for solar energy and electric cars are tax credits. I'm sure there are some arguments for this, but a simple cash rebate (like California offers) would be much more useful for the majority of people... Read More


Advanced Batteries

Tesla Roadster 1

Tesla Roadster 3.0 Battery Info Emailed To Owners

Published on September 2nd, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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One of the things Tesla has long said it would do is offer a Roadster upgrade as a thanks to the super-early adopters who helped Tesla get off the ground. That's supposed to include a longer-range battery, improved aerodynamics, and better tires... Read More


Conventional Cars

Toyota Corolla P85D

Toyota Corolla P85D :D

Published on September 2nd, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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It seems like everyone and their mother want a Tesla P85D or P90D now. Maybe I just hang out too much on Tesla and EV forums and sites, but it's clear there are thousands if not millions of people who have caught Tesla fever. As a fun reflection of this, I share with you the Toyota Corolla ... Read More


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