All posts from James Ayre

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Uber + Hilton Hotels

Via EV Obsession: Those who use the popular ridesharing app Uber, and who also often stay at Hilton hotels, may be happy to hear that the two companies are now partnering together to offer a more streamlined means of traveling to and from hotels, airports, restaurants, etc. Via the new partnership, guests at Hilton hotels will […]

September 16th

Chinese Car Company Opens R&D Arm In Silicon Valley

Via EV Obsession: In a very interesting move, the Chinese auto manufacturer Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC) has apparently opened up a new electric vehicle (EV) research and development (R&D) center in Silicon Valley. As it stands now — during the “launch phase” — the research center is reportedly home to 20 employees, who […]

September 16th

3 New Electric Platforms From Jaguar

Via EV Obsession: Despite comments from company representatives that battery technology is still too immature to allow for the company to release electric vehicles, Jaguar Land Rover recently showcased 3 new electric vehicle (EV) platforms for Concept_e research via the CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle event in the UK. The platforms are relevant both to plug-in […]

September 14th

Spy Shot: 2016 Nissan LEAF

Via EV Obsession: With the release of the 2016 Nissan LEAF still quite a ways off, one might not expect people to be so impatient that they’re taking pictures of suspicious-looking Nissan LEAFs at the company’s headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee… But that person would be wrong. 🙂 Thanks to one particularly enthusiastic blogger, we now have […]

September 10th

Adam Jonas Thinks Tesla Will Announce Uber-Like Service Before March

Via EV Obsession: In a rather interesting prediction, the Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas has stated that he expects Tesla to officially unveil an “Uber like” service — well, a service intended to compete in the same market anyways — before the official unveiling of the Model 3 (currently slated for March 2016). It should be noted here that […]

September 10th

San Fran Leads Nation In Reduction Of Solo Car Commuting

The San Francisco Bay Area saw the greatest shift from solo auto commuting to “alternative” forms of transportation in the whole of the country for the years of 2006 through 2013, according to new figures from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. In 2012, the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, metropolitan statistical area even had the third-lowest […]

September 6th