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Warren Buffett's favorite electric car company just lost a lot of juice

BYD—which stands for Build Your Dreams—is a Chinese electric-car maker with big ambitions. Warren Buffett likes it a lot, and according to FactSet his firm, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 25% of its Hong Kong-listed shares. 112 more words

Nissan Leaf Fails The Test

By Paul Homewood


Nissan Leaf




With oil prices falling through the floor, and confirmation of just how much electricity prices are going to rise in the next few years, it is time to look again at the comparative costs of electric and conventional cars. 663 more words

Climate Change

Can Tesla Motors Inc Make A Smartwatch-Controlled Car?

Since the Model S can already park itself, Tesla may not be too far from being able to match BMW’s smartwatch-controlled self-parking car.

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High Technology Cars

Electric Car Stupidity in Hawaii

Anyone who has followed this blog for a while will not be surprised to learn that Electric Car stupidity is alive and well in Honolulu. 950 more words

Climate Change

Attention Tesla drivers: now you can swap your battery in California

If you’re driving from Los Angeles to San Francisco in a Tesla, you can now deal with a drained battery faster than it would take you to fill up the gas tank of a traditional car. 243 more words


OK Environmentalists....This One's For You!

Here’s an early Christmas present for the environmentalist wacko’s out there. You’re not doing as much for the ecology of our planet as you think you are. 510 more words

Electric Cars

The First Land Speed Record

Thanks to Napoleon Bonaparte, France enjoyed the convenience and safety of long, straight roads. Non horse powered carriages had been in existence for about ten years.  539 more words