Tag: car

Metis Motors intro’s 2nd Generation Tata Nano to Ja signaling Black and Yellow for All-Electric Vehicles
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Metis Motors intro’s 2nd Generation Tata Nano to Ja signaling Black and Yellow for All-Electric Vehicles

God must love crazy People…… he makes so many of them Excerpt from the movie The Gods Must be Crazy Spoiler alert: for those of you looking for a well-researched article on India’s Tata Nano and a long history of their flawed vehicle design and how the Tata Nano 1st Generation was cheap and tacky blah, blah blah, please make an about-face from this blog article and go to another website, like Wikipedia. Please leave de page, rasta! Cut! Left….please! Cho man!! This article is purely speculation on its future in Jamaica; folks, I take leave of my physical senses and  allow myself into the Astral Plane to wax imaginative, as the news is still fresh like the bagel biscuits at a Total Gas Station in Jamaica! Slightly stale but still edible! Not that the Dominican Spaniard Joe Ferreira, re...
Tesla Motors Shows off the Model X Sports Utility Vehicle
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Tesla Motors Shows off the Model X Sports Utility Vehicle

Although  they have ways to go in both style and functionality, like it or not electric vehicles are the future but while. The Toyota Prius and Nissan Leaf have been the forerunners so far but Tesla Motors is a company built all around electric vehicles.. and dare I say electric vehicles with style? The third model to be revealed be Tesla is the Model X, taking style points from a minivan and a SUV it aims wow potential customers with a breathtaking interior, zero emissions and gulf wing doors! The Model X is described on the Tesla Motors website as: Model X is designed from the ground up to blend the best of an SUV with the benefits of a minivan, as only an electric car can. It is an automobile above category, built around the driver—and six of her friends. It artfully provides unf...
Lithium-Ion Batteries and Electric Vehicles – Alternatives as 2012 Supply Crunch Nears
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Lithium-Ion Batteries and Electric Vehicles – Alternatives as 2012 Supply Crunch Nears

The long-suffering poor will rise up and bless Mr. Edison Excerpt from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 6, 1903, on word that Thomas Edison would build a $450 Electric car. With the impending transition to Electric Vehicles’s now all but certain, much attention must be paid to the technology, as like it or not, Jamaica will soon have to make the transition to EV’s by virtue of the fact that our Japanese made gas guzzlers may soon be of no longer able to run, monuments to inefficiency parked along the roadside for the scrap-metal traders to devour. This is due to an impending chronic spare parts shortage. Jamaicans are not as inventive as Cubans, who can get by on modified older cars. We like the modern and the new albeit we lack a culture of regular maintenance visits to the gar...
Chinese Crisis in Rare Earth Metals – Afghanistan is Silicon Valley’s Savior
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Chinese Crisis in Rare Earth Metals – Afghanistan is Silicon Valley’s Savior

The new All-Electric Vehicle, the Japanese 2011 Nissan Leaf is a beauty to behold and an even more amazing experience to drive, if you take no offence to its exterior looking a lot like a 2010 Honda Fit. Yes Car Enthusiasts, finally something for you! The vehicles is set to be a sure fire hit with Japanese car owners, what with reports of Nissan Leaf seeing black on their balance sheets and  - finally – the golf cart quiet Nissan Leaf getting a noise make that you can customize. Thus, one can imagine, if you are creatively inclined, pre-loading a sound file into your ultra modern, ultra quiet 2011 Nissan Leaf to make it have the throaty roar of a Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 or even a 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8. What’s not to love about this car, reminiscent of the Volkswagen VW Beetle and i...