EV enthusiasts, here’s another EV news roundup. Enjoy!
Tesla’s Asia Supercharger maps have been updated. Japan is about to get a mighty good helping of the electric Superchargers. (EV Obsession)
Also, FYI, rapid recharging of lithium-ion batteries isn’t so bad after all. (EV Obsession)
Donfeng Nissan has launched the Venucia e30, a fully electric car that might remind you of the Nissan LEAF, in China. Word on the street is that it’s venuciawesome! (EV Obsession)
Speaking of China, the BYD Denza, another fully electric car, is now being manufactured in China. Launch coming shortly. (EV Obsession)
One of our favorite people? Vegan hippie chick and race car driver Leilani Münter. At home, she drives a Tesla, of course. License plate: EFF OIL. Check out the awesome Leilani Münter video below for more. (Fusion)
Take a run through many of the changes Saleen Automotive has made to the Tesla Model S, and listen to its wicked new sound. Reminds me of the electric racetrack I had as a kid. (GAS2)
Mission Motorcycles is now Mission Electric. We like that, but miss the alliteration. Also, where are the electric motorcycles anyway? (GAS2)
Ford has hired a hybrid systems engineer who specializes in rear-wheel drive. (GAS2)
Concerns about the Tesla Gigafactory… get squashed. (TeslaMondo)
You’d think all the political banter would stop once Tesla chose the Gigafactory location. No, no, no, no, no. (TeslaMondo)
Can’t be bothered to plug in your electric car yourself? Maybe it’s time to get a PowerHydrant. (Teslarati)
Are you a chartist? Check out this bra-shaped chart and see if it doesn’t make you want to buy TSLA stock. (TeslaMondo)
When I last shared pics of the MINI Superleggera, I was giddy. The car is an absolute beauty. But the decision to produce it or not is still reportedly 6 months out. (GAS2) Take one more look at this thing:
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