Models

Tesla Roadster: nine things we know about the 'smackdown to gasoline cars'

New electric supercar will break records according to Elon Musk, with blistering acceleration and 630-mile range. Here’s everything we know<p>Tesla announced a new version of its very first car, the Roadster, turning it into an electric supercar described as a “hardcore smackdown to gasoline cars” by …

Vin Diesel

Watch this guy lose it during Tesla Roadster 0-to-60 test drive

Tesla surprised us by unveiling the new second-generation Roadster last night, which the company claims will be the fastest production car ever …

Gear & Gadgets

New Tesla Roadster: Can Reach 60 In 1.9s And Has A 620 Mile Range

I don’t know what else to say. The New Tesla Roadster ($200K+) is a real badass. It’s amazing to me that a consumer (a consumer with 200 stacks) can …

Dodge

Motor Mouth: The inconvenient truth about Tesla’s truck

Tesla has finally unveiled its much-promised big rig. And with not a little fanfare, especially considering that said semi is claimed to have a range …

Autos (Canada)

Tesla Roadster returns, Musk calls it world’s fastest car

<b>Tesla</b> has pulled an old school ‘surprise reveal’ today, wheeling out a second iteration of the Roadster that originally made the company’s name.We …

Autos (Australia)

95% of investment in insurtech distribution will be wasted - Guidewire chief exec

95% of investment in new insurtech distribution models will be wasted, claims Guidewire chief executive Marcus Ryu.<p>Addressing the press at Guidewire …

Insurance

Tesla builds another giant 50-Supercharger station in China

Tesla appears to be rushing toward its seemingly impossible goal to have 10,000 Superchargers online by the end of the year. In recent days and weeks, the company has been opening mega Supercharger stations with record numbers of stalls.<p>The latest is a new 50-stall Supercharger station in China, …

Autos

The Future For Low-Emissions Vehicles Is Not Electric - It's Smaller Cars

<i>Original Post</i><p><i>By Stuart Burns</i><p>An article in the <i>Financial Times</i> this week reporting on recent research done by the Trancik Lab at MIT and the Norwegian …

Business

Can Tesla avoid becoming the BlackBerry of electric cars?

It wasn't that long ago that the idea of a semi-autonomous, or even an electric car driving on public roads was incredibly far-fetched. Sure, there were hybrids from companies like Toyota and Honda, but nothing that anyone with a straight face would call cool. Tesla changed all that, first with its …

Test drivers are swooning over Tesla's new Model 3 sedan--but quality issues loom on the horizon

Tesla is on the verge of ramping up production of its mass-market Model 3 sedan, but the company has been giving hands-on demonstrations to selected journalists and financial analysts in recent months. With the first reviews trickling into print, we can judge the general reaction:<p>People love this …

New report highlights ‘fit and finish’ issues with the Tesla Model 3

With Tesla still “anti-selling” the Model 3, interested buyers simply can’t walk into a Tesla dealership and test drive the company’s mass market EV. …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla: Not Just Production Issues, Model 3 Demand Likely Capped At 300,000 Per Year

Comparing Tesla sales with Mercedes, Audi and BMW price/product mix, we see a demand for up to 300,000 Model 3 per year. Competition puts downside …

Business

Tesla Model 3 Depositors Staying Put as Wait in Line Lengthens

Brian Lawley was among the first to reserve a Tesla Model 3 after standing in a lengthy line in March 2016 to plunk down $2,000 for not one but two …

Tesla

Tesla's Model 3: A 'Big Mess' That's Likely To Get Worse

A hearsay report from a parts supplier about production hell.<p>Why the Model 3 mess will only get worse.<p>The real news from China, and a first-hand …

Business

Tesla is working a new ‘smoother and more detailed’ map engine

As we previously reported, Tesla has been updating its entire map engine since this summer. Not many Tesla owners currently benefit from those updates, which are only enabled in a select few markets for Model S and Model X, as well as all Model 3 vehicles.<p>Now we learn Tesla is still testing new map …

Tesla

Tesla Model S and Model X: Here’s how wheel size can affect efficiency

Wheels and tires can affect the efficiency of any car regardless of the powertrain, but since there’s already so much concern (most of it unnecessary) around electric car range, it might be worth to look into the actual measurable impact.<p>Some newly released documents about Tesla’s Model S and Model …

Autos

6 Bond Gadgets That Are Now Obsolete

Bond's gadgets are as out of date as his dad jokes.<p>By Inverse Videoon<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>After 55 years in the business of spying, …

Sony Ericsson

Tesla Approaches Terminal Decline

Financial performance deteriorates - structural unprofitability likely.<p>Most cash raised recently is already burnt - next equity sale …

Automotive Industry

Wait, Tesla’s Model 3 Isn’t So Perfect?

Analysts are test driving the new Tesla Model 3, and most are largely happy with the car.<p>Well--most of them. <b>Bernstein's Toni Sacconaghi</b> took <b>Tesla's</b> …

Tesla’s electric cars just got more Chill

Tesla may be giving gas-powered supercars sleepless nights with the torque-tastic straight line speed of its EVs, but a new mode promises something …

Electric Vehicles

Electric cars, battery materials and disruptive technology

by Alf Stewart<p>Will Battery Powered Vehicles (BEVs) displace Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles (ICEVs) as the preferred choice for personal …

Electric Vehicles

New videos highlight serious problems with Tesla’s build quality

There are certainly no shortage of reasons to applaud Tesla. Broadly speaking, the company single-handedly spearheaded the EV revolution while …

Tesla

Tesla unlocks even more power in Model S 100D, 0-60 mph now down to 3.6 seconds

Over the last few months, Tesla has been unlocking more power in its non-performance Model S and Model X vehicles. The latest Tesla vehicle to get the treatment is the Model S 100D.<p>A new test shows that the vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph a full half second faster than what Tesla advertises …

Autos

Despite Tesla's Struggles, Growth Is Impressive And Imminent

<i>Tesla’s flagship sedan, the Model S (Source: Tesla)</i><p>TESLA DELIVERIES: 100X GROWTH IN FIVE YEARS<p>Earlier this month, Tesla had their analyst earnings …

Value: Tesla S, X, 3 Compared To Apple

I use time value of money analysis to compare the value of Tesla to Apple.<p>I make present value estimates for Model S + X, and 3 "product lines" and …

Business

A company hacked a Tesla so it drives on hydrogen

Tesla + Hydrogen = Hesla<p>The Tesla model S is one of the most renowned electric vehicles on the market. The cheapest, 75D model, boasts an impressive …

Electric Vehicles

2000 BMW Z8 Owned By Steve Jobs

This beautiful 2000 BMW Z8 Owned By Steve Jobs ($AUCTION) is going up for auction by RM Sothebys. Steve Jobs owned the vehicle from 2000-2003 when he …

Classic Cars

Tesla drivers add to Supercharging with ChargePoint's EV charging network

Reddit Email Comments<p>I love California in many more ways than one. Show me a land that seemingly basks in eternal sunshine and is home to arguably …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla : Model 3 Execution Could Still Take The Stock Back To USD 400 By End 2018

The main new development in the Q3 result has been the reduction in growth prospect from pushing back the ramping-up of the Model 3 and the China …

Business

This is how one model is tackling harassment and abuse in the modelling industry

Model Alison Pelletier was so fed up of the exploitation she and other models experienced in the modelling industry, that she joined the team behind …

Harvey Weinstein