Electric Vehicles

Kia Soul EV charging its battery

EV Owners' Verdict on EV Battery Life Expectancy

At what mileage/kilometers on the odometer would you all deem EV is getting old? "Ultimately I am curious what the life expectancy is on one of these vehicles. I know you can continuously replace EV Battery Cells as they go bad rather than changing the entire battery pack," asks one Kia Soul EV owner in one of the popular electric car groups on Facebook, which actively discussed EV battery life expectancy.
Tesla Model S and insuring Tesla

If Tesla Build In-House Insurance Here Is What It Needs To Succeed

Tesa is developing its InsureMyTesla insurance program and further expanding it. Later in 2018 Alex Tsetsenekos, Head of North America for Tesla's new Managing General Agency, InsureMyTesla, will be joining the discussion to deliver the closing keynote presentation, Building a Customer Centric Insurance Company for Tesla, on October 3. I spoke with some Tesla Model S owners and here is what they said Tesla needs for them to switch to Tesla's own insurance program.
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Interesting Announcement from Honda and GM to Make EV Batteries Even Cheaper, More Powerful

There is a very interesting development to from Honda and the General Motors to make electric car batteries even cheaper and more powerful. At least Honda is getting more serious about EVs, not just fulfilling compliance requirements. GM may move beyond The Volt and Bolt.
Tesa 2018 Shareholder meeting live

Tesla Shows a New Image of Model Y at The 2018 Annual Shareholder Meeting

Here you can watch the live recording of Tesla's 2018 annual shareholder meeting in which Tesla showed a new image of model Y. Lots of investor eyes, Tesla owner eyes and Model 3 reservation holder eyes were on CEO Elon Musk who faced scrutiny at the shareholder meeting.
Tesla Model S tops EV Sales and EV Revenue Projection

The Best Selling EVs of 2017 and Electric Vehicle Sales Projections of 2019

Electric car sales are growing in China, but the United States comes the second and in 2017 Tesla Model S topped the list of top selling EV sales per unit sold in the United States. It's followed by Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model X, Nissan Leaf and BMW i3. Here is one projection on how EV sales revenue will grow by 2019.
Elon Musk Tesla CEO ahead of Shareholder Meeting

Tesla Investors Hope for a 'Bombshell' from Musk, But They Need One of These 7 Things

Tesla and investors are actively preparing for tomorrow's shareholder meeting. Some are frustrated with the CEO Elon Musk while other expect a 'bombshell' from Elon tomorrow. What could possibly be a 'bombshell' at a shareholder's meeting? Here are 7 possibilities.
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Is There a Reason Chevy Doesn't Advertise Its EVs on TV? They Are Great Cars

GM makes great cars and Chevy makes great EVs. Yet, you will hardly see a Chevy Volt or a Chevy Bolt advertised on TV. Torque News wants to explore the situation and search if there is a reason for Chevy not advertising its electric cars on TV as actively as other major carmekers do.
Current Audi Performance Machine

Solid-State Batteries Offer Audi the Chance to Build High-Performance EVs

Audi is doubling down on solid-state batteries as it prepares its electric high-performance supercar. Solid-state batteries offer higher power density for their size than conventional lithium ion. The automaker may be looking for a technology partner, as well. Samsung is among the potential partners mentioned.
Tesla Model S Red Color

5 Things You Need To Know About Tesla and Elon Musk That Happened This Week

Tesla had a rough week, especially the Thursday and Friday, but there is also good news. The week started with Consumer Reports not recommending Tesla Model 3 because of problematic brakes and other issues, but we are not even going to mention that anymore in this article. Let's see what else happened that is noteworthy.
Cars in a dealership parking lot

4 Most Common Ways Dealers Steer Car Buyers away From EVs

The last time you went to a car dealership to buy a new or used car, most probably you were not introduced to the dealership's used or new electric car inventory. At last, this is according to a new study by a group of researchers who posed as car shoppers. I am not surprised as I will tell you what my local Chevy dealer told me once.

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