On March 31 2016, a date that will live in infamy for EV enthusiast, Tesla Motors began taking pre-orders for a new car that no one had seen and would not be delivered for almost 2 years.
Last month Tesla silently upgraded all orders for the 70kWh Model X (none of which had been delivered) to a 75kWh battery.
Tesla designed a car with a 2 stage air filtration system including a true HEPA filter with the ability to filter allergens, bacterial, and Viruses from the air.
Germany will soon be adding up to 4,000 Euros as an incentive to battery electric vehicle buyers.
According to a recent report from NADA, electric vehicles have terrible resale value, with the exception of one car model.
The 2015 Tesla Model S 70D was named Green Car of the Year by AAA this week. The group organizes green vehicles into six categories. The Model S 70D won half of those.
Every battery electric vehicle that leaves a showroom floor sold to a private individual is eligible for a federal tax rebate granted to its owner by the U.S. tax code.
This past week Tesla previewed its first affordable vehicle, the 2017 Model 3.
Battery electric vehicle sales are about to dive. Who would buy another EV with the Tesla Model 3 on its way?
Every deadline with Tesla seems stretched, revised, corrected, or “perhaps misunderstood.” The September launch of the Model X never really happened.
By our count, automakers have sold roughly 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S. through the end of February.
Union and non-union workers including carpenters, plumbers and electricians walked off the Tesla Gigafactory job site in Nevada yesterday to protest unfair pay and the hiring of out-of-state non-un
In Motorweek’s most recent segment the iconic television car show tests the 763 hp 2016 Tesla Model S with Ludicrous Mode, twin motors and all-wheel drive.
Yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show General Motors revealed is 200-mile per charge 2017 Chevy Bolt EV.
In particular, how do we reconcile this with the EPA’s estimates of the social cost of carbon that are in the range of $40/ton?
In all fairness to Tesla Motors, let us first mention that the company has a remarkable 8 year warranty coverage on the drivetrain. It protects new and used Model S owners.
But first of all, let me mention that yesterday Porsche announced that it gave green light to move its 4-door sedan, currently called the Mission E from a concept to a production.
I tested almost all EVs and plug-in hybrids in my market and talked to so many people with different hybrids, plug-in hybrids etc... and yes they are garbage!
The general word on the street is that Porsche's Mission E can't immediately pose challenge to Tesla's Model S. All manufacturers will be playing catch up for years to come.
Tesla continues to have its bright points. The vehicles are simply amazing. They are also amazingly expensive.
Musk also agreed with the question that the following functionality would be available from the update: lane change, highway auto-steer and the ability to summon the car via the phone app.
With history as the guide, we know the inherent problems with the gullwing doors of yesteryear.