Monthly Archives February 2015

Tesla Announced Free Charger and Free Installation in China Market

When you purchase a Tesla Model S in US, it only comes with a free mobile connector as standard. This mobile connector only lets you charge your Model S using the regular 110V household outlet, provides 29 miles of range per hour.


If you want to charge the Model S faster, you need to use Tesla’s Wall Connector, which is installed on a 240 volt circuit, and supplies up to twice the amperage as a regular 110V outlet. However for US market this is not free: it cost you $750 for the parts, plus the installation labor.

We all know Tesla did not do well in China recently. Veronica Wu, Tesla’s former China region president, has resigned last December...

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Officially Announced: the Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² Concept

One month ago, we have reported that Mercedes is also working on a 4-wheel version of its G63 AMG 6X6 truck.


Today Mercedes-Benz finally announced this rumored truck, and its official name is called “G500 4x4²”. You can simply think this truck to be the previous G63 AMG 6X6 sans two wheels, and replaced with a different engine. Below are some key features:

– M177 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 engine, output: 422hp
– Permanent all-wheel-drive with low range gears; Front/center/rear fully lockable differentials
– Portal axles
– Two dampers per wheel, one of them is electronically adjustable

Although this is just a concept, it will undoubtedly go into production given the conc...

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Next Generation Mercedes-AMG E63 Is AWD Only

The current Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W212) has been around since 2009 as the 2010 model, and the new W213 generation E-Class is going to debut as soon as next year.


Above image: 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

Obviously, AWD was not considered for the current E63 AMG model during the initial W212 chassis design phase. This is indicated by the fact that the later E63 AMG 4Matic version is not available for right-hand-drive markets, due to reason that the AWD mechanical parts, installed on the right-hand side of the transmission assembly, including the extra drive shaft that sends power to the front wheels, block the steering components for the RHD version...

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Audi Prologue Avant Concept Official Images Published

You may have already seen the Audi Prologue back in the 2014 LA auto show. That is not the end of the story: Audi will debut the wagon version of this concept, called the “Prologue Avant Concept”, in next month’s Geneva motor show. Today two more official images are released by Audi. As shown below:



We believe the Prologue concept series is going to become the next generation A6 (sedan/wagon), and they will be announced around 2017.


We will publish one MEGA interesting article each month starting 2015 (special announcement here). New article will be send out via our monthly newsletter...

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Introducing Our Monthly Special Issue

Starting this month, we will publish one special article at the end of each month.


The monthly special issue will be very different from our daily news/articles. It not only provides extremely valuable information that you definitely cannot find anywhere else, but is also super enjoyable and easy to read. The above image gives you a hint about the topic of this month’s special article.

Subscribed readers have the privilege to preview the February special issue on Feb.24. We will send out email with the article at 7:30am that day. Subscribed readers have another unique benefit: interacting with the article author (we will provide a dedicated email address).

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