Top Gear (British car show) recently ran a drag race on a dry road between the two quickest/fastest EVs in the world. And in their video the Porsche Taycan Turbo S won over the Tesla Model S Performance. However, there are some notable problems with the video. First, it looks like they were NOT racing against the current Model S Performance (Raven) version, but the previous Model S, and even so the race was very close.
PennState University researchers discovered a new way to charge an electric vehicle within 10 minutes without hurting the battery. Now they are working to find a method to charge your electric car in 5 minutes.
Take a look at where Performance EVs started and where they are today. Also in this story we look at the design and performance specs of the production Taycan, and compare them to the performance versions of Tesla’s latest Model S and Model 3.
Economy cars mean different things to different people, and with EVs coming out that are both economical and quick, it is changing how car enthusiasts view modern cars like the Toyota Prius Prime and Tesla. Especially if you have a long commute each day.
Tesla Semi and pickup truck will greatly benefit from Tesla's Maxwell battery production, but the quickest profit that Tesla could derive from the new batteries would be in the Model 3, Model Y and Model F(?) pickup truck. Here is why.
So, about that Tesla Model S and Model X refresh. Electrek first reported on it back in July of 2018, and we have been teased here and there with additional details from purportedly sound sources. Supposedly we were to look forward to an updated interior, upgraded batteries, and some other exciting changes. AJ McGinnis reports.
Excitement is brewing around Tesla with leaked photos and interviews of some upcoming news. Some significant events are still happening this year at Tesla and we are discussing 5 of them including the Model S and X refresh, Tesla Pickup and Maxwell batteries.
Autopilot is a fantastic drivers assistance in a Tesla vehicle. I have AutoPilot in both my Tesla Model S and Model 3 and use all the time. In my opinion, it truly is a life saver. But sometimes people abuse what they have though.
A few days ago my distinguished colleague, the editor in chief of Electrek, proclaimed that a 400 mile range electric car was not needed. As if he were King George, his royal edict proclaimed as he has in the past, a 200 mile range car was “plenty.” Well, consider me to be John Hancock and the Continental Congress: live free or die. We hold these truths, that not only is the 400 mile range electric car needed, but Frederic Lambert is wrong. Here’s why.
Determining the resale value of a used Tesla Model S or any Tesla vehicle may not be easy, but I searched a number of opinions from Model S owners who shared what matters when you want to determine the resale value of a used Tesla.