​Chinese Tesla Owner Builds His Own Damn Charging Network

When Zong Yi took delivery of his Tesla Model S earlier this year, there was a problem. He lives in Guangzhou and he picked the car up in Beijing. That's a 3,750-mile trip without a single charging station along the route. So he built his own – 16 of them – and paid for every one out of his pocket. » 7/15/14 6:24pm 7/15/14 6:24pm

Ford Opens 88 Dealerships in China, All In One Day

For many automakers the Chinese market is so hot right now. A rising middle-class has been rapidly accelerating car ownership for several years. While several manufacturers are struggling in traditional markets, they are seeing profits in China. Of course in order for a non-Chinese company to sell cars in the country… » 6/23/14 10:55am 6/23/14 10:55am

​Grey Market Teslas Invade China Because The Rich Don't Wait

Fourteen Tesla Model S sedans have landed at a car dealer in Tianjin, China, each with a price tag of around 850,000 yuan, or $136,000. That's a $13,000 premium over the price Tesla charges, and for that extra scratch, you get a car from a shady dealer with no warranty, no support, and no service. Brilliant! » 5/16/14 6:26pm 5/16/14 6:26pm

China Maybe Wants To Build An Underwater Train to America

Underwater travel is the next frontier of international transportation — if you are the kind of futurist who would believe a report made by a state-run Chinese news outlet. The Washington Post, citing this Bejing Times story, reports that the train of our nautical dreams is (maybe) happening: » 5/10/14 5:14pm 5/10/14 5:14pm