Hans Christiansen

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Clarification: Tesla Crash-Utah story

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story May 14 about the crash of a Tesla electric car, The Associated Press reported that the driver had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend. The story should have made clear that the …

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Self-repairing roads could also charge your electric car

Potholes are bad enough for the jarring rides, car damage and safety hazards they create, but it's also problematic to fix them. You're looking at lane and road closures that can last for days, assuming the city can even spare the resources. However, Dutch researchers might have a solution that not …

Elon Musk's 13 Best Quotes From His Futuristic TED Talk

"I'm not trying to be anyone's savior. I'm just trying to think about the future and not be sad."<p>On Friday, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk gave a …

A Tesla You Can Afford, And It's NOT the Model 3

If the cost of a new Tesla Model S or Model X SUV runs deeper than your pocket, if laying down $1,000 to get in line for a Model 3 seems like too …

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Audi teases its EV ambitions with the E-Tron Sportback

Audi's E-Tron electric car lineup isn't coming until next year, but in the meantime it's giving us a taste with the E-Tron Sportback Concept. It's debuting the electric SUV at the Auto Shanghai show in China, but it's not a flight-of-fancy show car. "Following close on its heels, in 2019 comes the …

Tesla's sleek solar panels are easier to install on your roof

Tesla's home energy efforts might be centered around its solar roofs, but it knows that not everyone can (or wants to) rip up their roof just to bring renewable energy to their home. To that end, the company is offering a first glimpse at Panasonic-made solar panels that would go on top of your …

Tesla reminds everyone that the Model 3 is not the “next generation Tesla”

In a rare new blog post titled “Model S or Model 3“, Tesla reminded owners today that the Model 3 is not the “next generation Tesla”. It’s something that CEO Elon Musk tried to convey last month in a series of tweets, but the company went into more details today.<p>The post follows an email blast that …

2017 Tesla Model 3: First Pics of the Production-Ready Version!

Tesla's zero hour approaches. Is it ready for the big time?<p><b>What It Is:</b> Tesla’s more affordable, more mainstream all-electric sedan. The Model 3 will start at around $35,000 before incentives and will likely make its debut before the end of the year as a 2017 model, as Tesla generally assigns those …

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Tesla Model 3 average sale price and budget to be closer to $50,000 based on latest data from reservation holders

The most anticipated feature of the Tesla Model 3 is its starting price: $35,000. It’s expected to make the sedan the first relatively affordable mass-produced long-range all-electric vehicle widely available. GM’s Chevy Bolt EV might come to mind, but its low production and narrow availability …

2015 Tesla Model S P85D

Witnessing change in 36,000 miles, plus one really long road trip.<p>From the April 2017 issue<p>On April 21, 2015, a Tesla Model S P85D rolled off a transporter in front of <i>Car and Driver</i> headquarters, its cherry-red paint spattered with mud as if it had come from its Fremont, California, assembly plant …

Electric Vehicles

The five best tax-free cars on sale today

In order to avoid paying tax on a car from now on you need to buy something that has zero tailpipe emissions and costs less than £40,000. Need some …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Tops BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz In German "Best Future Mobility Brand" Award

Tesla has definitely enjoyed its fair share of awards over the years. However, with the esteem and track record of the top German automakers pitted …

Tesla has started 2017 better than ever before surpassing the 25,000 electric sold

We have already said that 2017 is a complex year for Tesla, and the main reason for this is called <b>Tesla Model 3</b>. The Californian manufacturer is …

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The Tesla Model S Is Officially The World's Quickest Road-Going Car And It's Awesome

Remember how 100-meter sprinting sensation Usain Bolt made history by shaving 0.14 second off his 9.72-second Olympic world record when he posted that earth-shattering 9.58-second time in Berlin back in 2009? What the newly updated pure electric Tesla Model S P100D has achieved is just as …

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Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 is now using 2 out of 8 cameras with the new update

Tesla’s 8.1 software update released this week is the most significant step for the Autopilot program on the new hardware. Chris Lattner, Tesla’s Vice President of Autopilot software, said so himself:<p>Indeed, it’s the biggest jump for the speed limit, but Electrek has also learned that Tesla is now …

Apple's new video app is part Snapchat, part iMovie and full of AI

Quick: you want to make a casual, shareable video that's longer than 60 seconds, what app do you use?<p>If you're drawing a blank (besides your phone's …