January 2018

BMW i3's traction control system to be used on all future BMW models

(January 3, 2018) MUNICH,, Germany —  The BMW i3 sets standards worldwide for driving pleasure in a purely electrically-driven vehicle. Key factors here are not only the increased output of the motor in the new BMW i3s, but also the innovative traction control system adapted specifically to the instantaneous power delivery of the BMW eDrive system.

Presented for the first time in the new BMW i3s the system improves traction and driving stability in adverse weather and road conditions when pulling away, in active Brake Energy Regeneration phases and when accelerating out of tight corners.

All-new Nissan Leaf – Is 150 mile driving range enough?

By Jim Prueter

(January 3, 2018) Most news stories regarding battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are about Tesla and the great things Elon Musk is doing…or not. But what’s known but by a few is that the world’s best-selling electric car to date is the Nissan Leaf. At the start of 2016, more than 200,000 have been sold worldwide.

Authentic Bob Bondurant Edition Shelby Cobras introduced

(January 2, 2018) LAS VEGAS — Shelby American and Shelby Legendary Cars will offer a limited number of Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes and FIA roadsters honoring world champion driver Bob Bondurant. The continuation series will be introduced at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., from Jan. 12-21. Based on Cobras raced by Bondurant, only 50 total cars will be built and each will bear a CSX2000 Shelby serial number.