James Ayre, Author at EV Obsession



About James Ayre

James Ayre 's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy. You can follow his work on Google+.



Author Archives: James Ayre

Lucid Motors Is Now Taking Refundable Deposits For Its Air Sedan

February 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre

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Lucid Motors has begun taking refundable deposits for its 1000-horsepower, 400-mile all-electric sedan, the Air. While the deposits are reportedly completely refundable, they are still pretty substantial ... so it will be interesting to see how many the firm manages to take (if it ends up publicly revealing these figures)


Watch A Self-Driving Chevy Bolt Navigate San Francisco (With Footage Inside The Car)

February 22nd, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following on the release last month of a dash-cam video showing a reportedly self-driving Chevy Bolt EV traveling around San Francisco, Cruise/GM has now released another video. As you may recall, in the comments section of our earlier coverage some people expressed skepticism that the Bolt EV was driving all or most of the time. Presumably, Dan Amman reads CleanTechnica. ;)


Ontario, Canada, Lifts EV Rebate Price Cap

February 10th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The province of Ontario in Canada has lifted the purchase price cap on its electric vehicle rebate program, according to recent reports. What this means in practice is that those buying relatively expensive electric vehicles (Tesla Model S, Model X, etc.) will now have access to a larger rebate than they did previously



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