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By John Goreham on February 29, 2024 - 12:34PM
Tesla’s Supercharger network went from free and exclusive to expensive and open to all. What was once a primary reason to choose Tesla over another EV brand has vanished.
By John Goreham on February 29, 2024 - 10:19AM
We’ve tested both the hybrid and standard versions of the Toyota Corolla Cross. Here is why you should buy the hybrid. 
By John Goreham on February 28, 2024 - 2:27PM
If you are a fan of the Buick line, you may soon notice that the dealers nearest you are closing. Here’s what is happening and why it is not just a single factor at play.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 27, 2024 - 12:26PM
In the first-ever comparison between the best American sports cars, the C8 Corvette Z06 and the Cybertruck, the full-sized pickup truck leaves the sports car in the dust. The Cybertruck is redefining what it means to be an American muscle car.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 26, 2024 - 1:18PM
Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce have taken delivery of a white interior Tesla Cybertruck and immediately wrapped it in black. Elon Musk has responded to this decision.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 26, 2024 - 8:45AM
A Tesla Cybertruck was able to stop criminals from stealing the contents inside the truck after the Cybertruck’s “armored glass” proved impenetrable to the car vandals. Unfortunately, the Cybertruck sustained damage to the windows and glass roof.
By Justin Hart on February 25, 2024 - 9:44PM
Even though it is mostly about misaligned expectations and not real declines in year over year sales, there is a bunch of noise in the media lately about electric vehicle (EV) sales tanking. That simply isn’t true, generally.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 25, 2024 - 2:52PM
A recent collision between a Cybertruck and a Ram pickup truck leaves the Cybertruck with minor, mostly cosmetic damage while the Ram gets its front end destroyed. The Cybertruck shows why having a stainless steel exoskeleton is essential.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 24, 2024 - 11:30AM
A new drone flyover of Tesla’s Texas factory shows the plant teaming with Cybertrucks. The record 140 Cybertrucks that were spotted suggests that Tesla has achieved a production run rate of 50,000 Cybertrucks per year.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 22, 2024 - 10:23PM
Cybertrucks in the secondary market are currently selling for as high as $300,000. However, the 1st used Cybertruck offered to CarMax for sale has poured cold water on Cybertruck prices. The truck loses 25% of its value in 3000 miles.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 21, 2024 - 7:17AM
A new video shows a Tesla Cybertruck traversing a small body of water in an extreme flooding test. During the test, the Cybertruck gets up to 30mph in Wade Mode; unfortunately, the challenging test resulted in several truck components breaking down.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 20, 2024 - 9:13AM
A lot has been said about the Cybertruck’s design; however, footage of a Cybertruck covered in over a foot of snow shows why the truck’s unconventional design makes it super easy to clean ice off the Cybertruck.
By Justin Hart on February 18, 2024 - 1:28PM
With more mainstream automakers slowing down EV production and instead working to increase hybrid production, one problem should be at the forefront of every mainstream car company’s minds: many customers simply do not understand hybrids.
By Justin Hart on February 17, 2024 - 2:38AM
Ford’s best selling electric vehicle (EV) right now is the Mustang Mach-E, yet Ford is struggling to move them. I interviewed a brand new Mach-E Owner who purchased one as her first ever EV. Her story may shed light on why Ford is struggling.
By John Goreham on February 15, 2024 - 5:00PM
Flashy six-figure cars and trucks get a lot of attention, but very quietly, two EV companies, like TOGG and Vinfast, are starting to emerge from the shadows.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 15, 2024 - 4:33PM
During the Cybertruck delivery event, Tesla showed the all-electric truck out racing a Porsche 911 while towing a Porsche 911. Recently, Tesla’s demonstration video has come into question, and now a new video independently recreates the drag race.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 13, 2024 - 6:54AM
Investing opposite what CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer recommends has become a trend. However, in recent times, ‘Inverse Cramer’ appears to no longer be a winning strategy as the CNBC host is predicting Tesla’s stock price with incredible accuracy.
By John Goreham on February 12, 2024 - 3:37PM
If you dislike being blinded by oncoming traffic at night, read on.
By John Goreham on February 12, 2024 - 1:46PM
We tested the Toyota bZ4X battery-electric vehicle and found a lot to like about Toyota’s third-generation EV crossover.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 12, 2024 - 1:25PM
A new car built based on the Tesla Model 3 chassis and components combines the Model 3’s parts with the second generation Roadster’s sports car characteristics and the Tesla Cybertruck’s angular design.
By Justin Hart on February 10, 2024 - 4:23AM
Recently, General Motors backtracked on its stance regarding plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles. Back in 2019 GM ended production of its only PHEV model, the Chevy Volt, claiming that full EVs were its path forward. But oh how things have changed!
By Tinsae Aregay on February 9, 2024 - 4:18PM
When initially teasing the Cybertruck’s design, Elon Musk said it looks like “an armored personnel carrier from the future.” Now, a new Cybertruck modification pushes the Cybertruck in that direction as the truck gets fitted with tank threads.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 7, 2024 - 5:24AM
2024 was dubbed the year of the Cybertruck as Tesla started delivering the revolutionary all-electric truck. However, Apple’s Vision Pro release has taken the thunder away from the Cybertruck. Now, Elon Musk gives his two cents about the Apple Vision Pro.
By John Goreham on February 6, 2024 - 1:35PM
With the last remaining Chevrolet Bolts quickly being purchased from dealers, Chevrolet is close to being out of the personal EV business - temporarily.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 6, 2024 - 12:08PM
In the purchase agreement, Tesla makes all new Cybertruck owners sign, and the EV maker explicitly bans anyone from selling their Cybertruck on the secondary market for a year. However, there are Cybertrucks for sale for as much as $275,000.
By John Goreham on February 5, 2024 - 1:27PM
This week, Aptera updated its production timeline and announced that some new funding has been secured.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 5, 2024 - 11:45AM
A new Cybertruck owner has put Tesla's claims about the Cybertruck’s “shatter-resistant” glass to the test. During his test, the Tesla owner throws a steel ball directly onto the Cybertruck’s windows using considerable force without the glass shattering.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 5, 2024 - 8:18AM
A new video shows a person using Apple’s latest Vision Pro headset while in his Tesla. The person is able to monitor his supercharging session in one window while editing a video on another while monitoring his X feed at the same time.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 3, 2024 - 5:35AM
A new video pits an electrified version of the original military Humvee against a Foundation Series Tesla Cybertruck. A bizarre twist sees the two off-road vehicles competing to see which vehicles can bake cookies the fastest.
By Tinsae Aregay on February 2, 2024 - 3:44PM
A Tesla Cybertruck has been spotted hauling 10,000 lbs of recycled Nickel and Lithium at Redwood Materials’ facility in Nevada. In addition to doing real work, the Cybertruck was transporting the same components the truck is made out of.