May 8, 2015 - 08:11 am

Chevy Volt, BMW i3 tear-down, Events.

Reading tip: HybridCars’ Jeff Cobb points out “6 ways in which the Chevy Volt has been improved,” looking at changes to the motor, range, size and other features that will change in the next-gen Volt.

Video tip: Munro & Associates staged a complete “tear-down” of a BMW i3 electric car, looking at everything from battery pack to carbon construction. The firm disassembles new cars to sell on the information to competitors. The i3 “striptease” is available in a series of videos for free. (with videos)

Events for the upcoming week: eTourEurope (May 08-17; nine European countries) ++ FIA Formula E Championship, Round 7 (May 09; Monte Carlo, Monaco) ++ Swiss eSalon (May 11; Bern, Switzerland)

You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at


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