Chris Llana

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A magnetic braking primer: BMW i3 versus Tesla 70D

The most revolutionary aspect of modern electric vehicles, from a driver’s perspective, is almost certainly single-pedal speed control.  This intuitive feature is shared by the BMW i3 and Tesla’s new 70D, and made possible by…

Does BMW i Need a Racing Program?

BMW i’s development of the i3 and i8 put it five years ahead of its EV competition, in terms of light-weighting, style, and performance. Moving forward, battery technology may need another five years before it…

Battery Technology – The Future Of Electric Cars

Want to know the future of electric cars?  First you have to understand where battery technology is going, and more importantly—when. You think, if Tesla is selling fast, long-range EVs today, and Chevy has announced…