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Audi’s Electric Vehicle Displays & Presentations At LA Auto Show

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Audi has stated plans for an EV over and over to the point where many (myself included) just stopped paying attention. Much like the spam that shows up in my inbox for another viagra prescription, I mindlessly filed the news away without a second thought… and then Frankfurt happened. Audi e-tron […]

November 24th

Why The BMW i3 Can’t Do Donuts, + Other Interesting Nuggets (Video)

The guys over at the Autoline Network dug a bit deeper into the BMW i3 in a video discussion earlier this year, pulling in industry experts and BMW Product Management rep John Kelly to really unpack the car even further than just nuts and bolts… going all the way down to the fibers and adhesive that comprise […]

November 16th

Karma Automotive Taps BMW To Supply Powertrains

Back in 2013, sporty plug-in hybrid manufacturer Fisker Karma filed bankruptcy and things were not looking good for the brand. It was purchased by self-made Chinese entrepreneur Lu Guanqiu and has since leased a factory in California for 11 years and changed its name to Karma Automotive. As part of a September 30th brand reboot, Karma is going all-in on the […]

November 16th

Tidbits From Tesla Range Calculator

Originally published on CleanTechnica. We cover a lot of Tesla news here and that’s because Tesla is bringing disruptive change across the auto industry on a very regular basis. But while its innovation and cool tech may be the sexy parts of the company, it is leading the charge on an electric vehicle revolution that is one of the […]

November 12th

BMW i3 Stripped

Originally published on CleanTechnica. We recently shared a writeup on an engineering firm that reverse engineered the BMW i3 and called it the “Most Advanced Vehicle on the Planet.” This piece really piqued my interest and upped my perception of the car. I knew it was a marvel of engineering and super light at around 2,900 lbs (1,315 kgs) […]

November 12th

Faraday Future Comes From LeTV Founder Jia Yueting

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Last week, the electric vehicle community was buzzing about a mystery Tesla competitor that was going to whoop the Model S into shape and finally give Tesla some competition. Reactions and perspectives ranged from claims of vaporware to the company being a front for Apple (which now seems unlikely as we’ll […]

November 12th

3 Tesla Autopilot Videos Released By Company

Originally published on CleanTechnica. There are many videos on the interwebs showcasing the amazing autopilot features in the Model S — some which shed light on the great features and nuances of it and some which reveal that Tesla has truly redefined what it means to be a backseat driver. Building on the initial success and learnings […]

November 12th