BMW announced plans to invest $1.7 billion into US electric vehicle manufacturing, with the bulk of the sum being allocated for EV production at the BMW NA plant in Spartanburg, SC.
The automaker announced a partnership with Envision AESC, which will build a cell factory in South Carolina, as well, which will supply the automaker with the parts it needs for future EVs. BMW said in a press release that the plant’s annual capacity will be around 30 gigawatt-hours. This is in addition to four other battery factories that will be built in Europe and China, to supply vehicles built for those markets.
Estimated time of travel between the two Canadian hubs is touted to take just 45 minutes, can carry around 54 passengers, and would cost around $70. For reference, a plane journey take 50 minutes, and travel by car is over 3 hours.
Chasing the Dream is a documentary series produced by Formula One Management as a result of the success of the related Netflix docuseries, Formula 1: Drive to Survive. The series takes a behind-the-scenes look at the FIA Formula 2 Championship, and tells the stories of the young drivers who are clamoring to make it to Formula 1.
McLaren is offering the discerning few an opportunity to throw a McLaren GT around a frozen lake in Finland (plus enjoying a luxury stay with excursions and gourmet meals).
Named after it’s ingenious folding wing design, the Switchblade hopes to succeed where so many others have failed. On its website, Samson Sky allows people to reserve Switchblades in advance.