MINI Cooper Meets Rolls-Royce In China

This custom MINI Cooper was spotted in Hong Kong. While it looks cool it’s actually not out of the question since BMW owns both Rolls Royce and Mini.

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Tesla Motors Changes Name To “Tuosule” In China

Some people will do anything to make a buck, and trademark squatting is one way to make fast and easy money. Zhan Baosheng thought he could fleece Tesla Motors for $32 million by trademarking the “Tesla” name, so rather than pay up, Tesla will simply go by another name in China; “Tuosule”, the transliteration of the Tesla name in a dialect native to Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Will Ban Dirtiest Diesel Vehicles From City Limits

It doesn’t take a genius to link air pollution with old vehicles, and the powers-that-be in Hong Kong have tried for decades to reduce the constant smog smothering one of the world’s most populated cities. Now a new initiative will ban the dirtiest diesel vehicles from the city limits while offering companies financial incentives for modernizing their delivery fleets.

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Portuguese Policia Enlist Nissan Leaf For Enforcement Duties

There is plenty of criticism leveled at electric vehicles these days, some of it legitimate, some of it not. And while I don’t think most consumers will be buying an electric car anytime soon, many private and public fleets are finding that electric vehicles more than suit their needs. The Portuguese Public Police force are the latest to jump on the EV bandwagon, purchasing a fleet of eight Nissan Leafs to patrol urban areas and schools.

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