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US EV Sales Charted: Market Share Increases To 1.4% In September

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – September 2017<p><b>September 2017</b> was the second best month to date for plug-in electric vehicle sales in the United States <i>(full</i> …

Tesla Model 3 Interior Space Compared To S, X

Is the Tesla Model 3 actually smaller than the Model S on the inside? The interior dimensions might surprise you.<p>Modern-day cars typically maximize …

Plug-in electric car sales In Canada, Sep 2017: 1 percent now, 99 percent to go

The market share of plug-in electric cars in Canada appears to have topped 1 percent for the first time ever last month.<p>Final sales totals won’t be …

Tesla breaks delivery record in Norway – resulting in new lowest CO2 emissions ever for new vehicles

Last month, we reported that Tesla was on track for record deliveries in Norway as its electric car market soars. As it turns out, Tesla crushed the record and now Norway confirmed that their new passenger car registrations hit the lowest CO2 emissions ever.<p>Some thought that Tesla’s heyday in …

Senate approves self-driving cars for US roadways

The US Senate today announced it had reached an agreement internally concerning self-driving car technology. The Senate is expected to pass legislation on October 4th that would clear regulations and restrictions for manufacturers, in essence providing a clear path to putting driverless cars on the …

The Tesla Model 3 Strangely Lacks Some Basic Features, Like AM/FM Radio, Bluetooth Streaming, And Web Access

The Tesla Model 3 is not a car that scrimps on impressive features. Designed to be fully autonomous in the near future, the vehicle is one of the …

Tesla Model 3 actually has 334 miles of range according to EPA data

Reddit Email Comments<p>Tesla states that its Long Range Model 3 is capable of 310 miles of driving range per single charge, but the company might be …

Mazda to reportedly only sell electric cars and hybrids by 2030

Mazda still doesn’t offer any electric vehicle and often talk down the technology publicly. Yet, they are reportedly planning to commit to the technology and announce that they will only sell electric cars and hybrids by 2030.<p>Reuters reported last week:<p>“Mazda Motor Corp plans to make all of its …

Tesla is working on a new mobile battery-swap technology to deploy out of a trailer

Last time, we heard about Tesla’s battery swap program, we were told that it is still alive, but on the back-burner as Tesla’s EV infrastructure team is focusing on accelerating the rollout of Supercharger stations.<p>Now it looks like Tesla is still working on the concept as they applied for a new …

Audi Aicon and Elaine: Audi unveils its EV vision at the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Audi Aicon and Elaine have been unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show<p>Audi has unveiled its Aicon concept vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show, …

The BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept Is Clearly Aimed At Tesla

For years, Tesla’s been pretty much owningthe luxury electric sedan space. But BMW, a brand built on driving that now stresses electromobility as its …

Tesla Model S P100D review: the ultimate status symbol of California cool

From the driver’s seat of a flaming-red Tesla Model S, a young teenage boy sends a text message: “Gotta charge my car see you in the AM.” It’s a scene from the family-friendly movie <i>Disconnected</i><i>,</i> in which the Tesla Model S plays a starring role.<p>The lead character Shawn, played by Bridger Zadina, …

Tesla Signs New Motor Supplier For Model X Falcon Wing Doors

Tesla Model X Falcon Wing Doors<p>Is Tesla changing suppliers for the problematic Model X Falcon Wing doors? Or it is adding an additional supplier to …

Electric car emissions slashed by two thirds as electricity generation goes green

A recurring argument from EV naysayers and the fossil fuel industry is that electric cars are not really as green as perceived because they consume electricity produced by polluting power plants.<p>While persistent and still believed to be viable by a large part of the population, this argument has …

Everything There Is To Know About The Tesla Network

<i>Tesla Model S</i><p>WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FROM THE TESLA NETWORK?<p>The revolution that will soon transform the world’s transportation system centers around four …

Tesla Is About to Unveil Something Elon Musk Called 'Seriously Next Level'

Tesla Inc next month plans to unveil an electric big-rig truck with a working range of 200 to 300 miles, Reuters has learned, a sign that the …

Tesla Model 3 aero wheels can increase efficiency by ~10%, says VP of Engineering

The Tesla Model 3’s standard 18″ aero wheels are starting to get more and more interesting.<p>After seeing them without the aero caps last week and seeing how great they look, we now learn about the potential efficiency gain with the caps on.<p>It’s no mystery that airflow through a wheel or wheel well …

The Tesla Model 3 reminds me of all the times the electronics failed in my first car

Sometimes, mechanical simplicity is better<p>Tesla recently unveiled its car for the masses, the Model 3. Priced at $35,000, it’s an impressive vehicle that looks to update the automotive experience by turning the car into a gadget. But there was something in there that makes me pause. My colleague …

2017 Tesla Model X: Still ahead of its time - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> Incredible performance, great range and even better practicality.<p><b>The Bad</b> Those doors are still frustrating to live with, and while it's a clean design, it's far from sexy.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> A three-row, all-electric supercar that will amaze at every turn.<p>It's been over a year now since the …

Tesla releases new Model 3 pictures to show its key card and iPhone-based unlocking system

With the Model 3, Tesla is parting ways with using a regular key fob and instead built the experience around its mobile app.<p>The automaker has now released a few new official shots to show how to unlock and use the Model 3 with its key card and iPhone-based unlocking system.<p>Tesla’s iPhone and …

A Closer Look at the Tesla Model 3’s Interior

See how Tesla turns car interior design on its head<p>Nothing about Tesla’s approach to running a car company is conventional, so it should come as no surprise that its approach to interior design in the new Model 3 is wildly unconventional. The California-based automaker has designed an electric car …

Tesla releases new Autopilot 2.0 software update, adds Automatic High Beam worldwide

Tesla started pushing its latest over-the-air Autopilot software update ‘2017.32’ for cars equipped with the second generation hardware last night.<p>Most Tesla owners will see the release notes of the update only as “minor improvements” as Tesla is still fine-tuning its ‘silky smooth’ control …

Wallpaper Wednesday: Tesla Model S, Model X and Model 3

Tesla Model S (wallpaper 2,560x – click to enlarge)<p>With the introduction of the <b>Tesla Model 3</b> to the US market in late July (full specs/watch first …

Tesla Model 3 Configurator - Here It Is

Courtesy of Imgur, we’ve now got a Tesla Model 3 configurator for realz.<p>Following the big Tesla Model 3 reveal, we expected Tesla to post a …

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, July 2017: Golf season

The Volkswagen e-Golf launched in Canada in late June, tallying 39 sales before the month’s end, and followed that with 84 units in its first full …

First look at Tesla’s new maps and navigation engine

Last month, we reported that Tesla is working on revamping its maps and navigation system with its own maps using new open source modules from MapBox and Valhalla.<p>While the new feature is not available in most Tesla vehicles, we get our first good look at the new ‘Tesla Maps’ system thanks to a …

YouTubers/Podcasters Exclusive Footage Tesla Model 3 Event

Nothing quite like a bunch of Tesla YouTubers and Tesla Podcasters hanging out due to the Tesla Model 3 delivery event.<p>Wow, this is one of the …

How Tesla Could Become The World's Dominant Automotive Company By 2030

Change is a comin’ to the automotive industry.<p>Independent technology think tank RethinkX predicts that self-driving electric cars will account for …