New Vehicle Reviews

This section will review cars, trucks, products and books related to the auto industry.
Tesla Roadster

Tesla Hints At Price Increase For The Roadster After Making $250M Just From Reservations

In an update to the company's online configurator, Tesla has removed all pricing information for the Roadster. This hints at an upcoming price increase. The EV maker has also sold out of the Founders Series Roadster after making $250 million from reservations.
Tesla Model 3, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla To Achieve First-quarter Production Record Again, Despite Supply Chain Issues

Tesla's sales data for the first quarter 2022 will be known in a few days: a period in which countless difficulties with the supply chain were in turn aggravated by the war in Ukraine. Nevertheless this is a factor that would not apparently affect Tesla sales, as according to analysts it will be a record-breaking quarter once again.
Ford's Newly Introduced F-150 Rattler, an entry-level off-roader

Ford Unveils Rattler, Aimed At Entry-Level Off-Roading Crowd

Ford has a lot going on, right now. Indeed, the offerings can look downright schizophrenic when you take a long look. For example, it has a slew of electric offerings and plans to go all-electric later in the decade. Now, though the automaker is offering both its electrics and internal-combustion versions like its new, entry-level off-roader, the Rattler.
Tesla Fremont Factory

Tesla (TSLA) Finishes Q1 2022 With Only 17 Inventory Vehicles In The US

Despite Tesla increasing vehicle production at an incredible pace, demand for the EV maker's vehicles seems to have no end. And in a new sign of the skyrocketing demand, today Tesla inventory tracking sight announced the EV maker ended the quarter with only 17 inventory vehicles in the US.
Tesla Megapack, courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla Cyber Rodeo Coming To Gigafactory Texas, Large Megapack Included As Energy Backup

The official opening for mass media and social media of the Texas Gigafactory in Austin will not be called Giga Fest (like in Giga Berlin), but "Cyber Rodeo". Once again a wink is made to the local culture, in this case with two elements: Cyber in allusion to the style of the future electric pick-up truck that will be manufactured in the Lone Star State, and Rodeo in reference to the Texan traditional cowboy culture.
Tesla Model 3, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla Spends Three Times R&D Average On Each Car Sold, With No Advertising At All

A recent study by concluded that Tesla is basically a genius company in terms of advertising and creativity, and that spending is 100% allocated to critical areas such as R&D, which directly benefits customers, instead of marketing/advertising, like legacy OEM manufacturers.
Tesla Model Y, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Elon Musk Confirms: Tesla Working On New Manganese Battery Cell, Halfway Between NCM And LFP

Elon Musk confirmed during Giga Berlin event that Tesla is working on a manganese-based battery cell that due to its properties, could be placed between the more expensive, higher energy capacity NCM/NCA ternary chemicals, and the cheaper LFPs with less range.
Corolla Cross Has One Performance Point That May Deter Buyers

Toyota Mechanic Asks Whether You Should Really Consider Buying a Toyota Corolla Cross

Described as the “Back-to-Basics Toyota” the Toyota Corolla Cross was recently reviewed twice by this popular mechanic with his eye and experience on everything you need to know both inside and outside of this new model with insight into why you should do a careful test drive of this model before deciding on buying it.
2021 Ford Bronco Wildtrack Grille

2021 Ford Bronco Wildtrak Review: Retro Spirit and Genuinely Fun SUV

The 2021 Ford Bronco comes with all the tools to rival the Jeep Wrangler. Without being too mistaken, we can say that the arrival of the Ford Bronco was one of the big news of the past year in the automotive world. In this review of the 2021 Ford Bronco Wildtrak I am going to focus on my first moments behind the wheel of the model.
Tesla Model Y, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

At Last: Tesla Giga Berlin Model Y To Begin Deliveries Tomorrow, March 22

Tesla wanted to build its Gigafactory plant in Germany in record time. Something that in fact was actually achieved; but then a plethora of bureaucratic problems delayed the initial plans to start production in the summer of 2021. Now Tesla has indicated that once all the permits are received, it hopes to start delivering the first units tomorrow, Tuesday, March 22.
2022 Mazda  CX-30

2022 Mazda CX-30 Turbo Premium Plus Review: Convincing Arguments for Buyers

Mazda is in the midst of a big brand revamp and one of the first vehicles in their move upscale is the new CX-30. In this review we are going to take a look at Mazda's new stylish and premium subcompact crossover, which is back with a new trim level and a few upgrades with powerful turbo model.