|FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP CONFIRMS 2014/2015 CALENDAR|
|• Rio de Janeiro returns as one of 10 host cities for spectacular inaugural season|
PARIS, FRANCE (4 December 2013) – Formula E Holdings, promoters of the new FIA Formula E Championship, today confirmed its 2014/2015 calendar featuring 10 city-centre events spanning four continents.
The calendar was submitted to the FIA during its World Motor Sport Council in Paris, France, and will run from September 2014 to June 2015. Beijing will remain as the host venue for the world's fi...[Read more...]
|FIRST-EVER NISSAN LEAF OWNER SAYS HIS INTEREST IN EVS IS NOW 'PRACTICAL'|
|SAN JOSE, Calif. - Olivier Chalouhi bought the very first all-electric Nissan LEAF sold in the world. He lives in Northern California, and he placed his order online just after midnight on Aug. 31, 2010 when reservations opened for the car. He completed the purchase a few months later at Northbay Nissan in Petaluma, Calif.
He has had his LEAF now for three years. He and his wife have also grown their family to now include three children.
'You can put three kids in the car with no proble...[Read more...]|
|YOUNG CAR BUYERS MISSING, NOT ABSENT FROM MARKET|
|TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Disinterest in new cars by young people is hard to prove, but they are buying fewer cars than their generation has in previous economic recoveries, General Motors Chief Economist Mustafa Mohatarem said Tuesday.
New car affordability, the overhang of student loan debt and higher operating costs are delaying some young people from buying cars, but Mohatarem told the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars: 'It's not a permanent withdraw from th...[Read more...]|
|Tesla Dramatically Expands Supercharger Network, Delivering Convenient, Free Long Distance Driving|
| ||Thursday, May 30, 2013 PALO ALTO, Calif.-- Tesla Motors today announced significant expansion of the Tesla Supercharger network. Supercharging enables Tesla Model S drivers to travel long distances, for free, indefinitely.
The expansion of the network builds upon the success of the Tesla Supercharger network that covers California and Nevada on the west coast and the Washington, DC to Boston region on the east coast. The Tesla Supercharger network has enabled an estimated 1 million mil...[Read more...]|
|BMW HONORS BOSCH|
| ||'BMW Supplier Innovation Award' for outstanding partnership
- Special prize in the innovation partnership category
- BMW honors several innovation milestones
- Bosch continues to drive progress in automotive technology
The BMW Group has awarded Bosch its 'BMW Supplier Innovation Award'. The German carmaker presents the prize to suppliers who have distinguished themselves with outstanding innovation and performance.
'We are very proud of this award,' says Peter Tyroller,...[Read more...]|