John Voelcker reports on another potential groundbreaking development, which could bring us mass market for electric cars. I welcome it by all means and I do hope that GM is serious about it now, otherwise Tesla Motors can put it out of business one day in the future.
By the way, in order to get the full picture: GM is the investor in Sakti3.
Sebastian Blanco reports on the next potential breakthrough in the lithium technology. This development will make the mass market for electric cars possible overnight. As with a lot of claims in this field, we have to wait when these particular lithium batteries will actually make its way into electric cars, but any such development is more than welcomed.Now Foxconn talk about $15k electric car gets the new perspective of the near term future with at least theoretical possibility. Read more."
Everything new in this life was started with the simple question: Why Not? Can we start talking that Tesla, Apple and Foxconn Is A Match Made In Heaven To Make Electric Apple iCar Under $15k? Tesla and Apple have met after all discussing SOMETHING before. Whether it was Tesla Gigafactory for potential production of Lithium Polymer Batteries for iPhones and iPads or my beloved Apple iCar my "Chinese tea leaves" are not telling me at the moment, but these three companies have everything in the world to make the mass market for Electric Cars happen overnight: Apple with its Billions of Capital, iconic brand and marketing machine, Tesla Motors with Electric Cars Lithium Technology and Foxconn with its Low Cost Manufacturing Base for mass market production and entry into the world's largest auto-market in China. Read more."
China Rolls Out Welcome Mat for Electric Cars: Ganfeng Lithium Partners with International Lithium in Argentina and Ireland.
Green Car Reports:
The arrival of a moderately-priced battery electric with a rated range of 200 miles will change the entire market for plug-in .
When that will happen, and from which maker, remains open--though the likely suspects are Nissan, Tesla, and General , with BMW as a long-shot outsider.
With GM's then-CEO Dan Akerson having referred to a $30,000 200-mile battery-electric car several times last year, the rumor mills began to buzz.
But we haven't heard much lately about such a car, except for an interesting rumor last month: that it will actually be not a dedicated , but an addition model added to the current Chevrolet Sonic subcompact line in 2016 or 2017. Read More Green Car Reports."