Tesla

First Tesla Model S station wagon is completed

We have been talking a lot about a Tesla station wagon lately since not one but two aftermarket modification companies are working on it.<p>Now one of those two companies has completed the very first working Model S station wagon.<p>Our last report was on RemetzCar, the maker of the Model S hearse, …

Autos

Tesla is prohibiting commercial drivers from using its Supercharger stations

The company is concerned about crowding at the stations<p>If you use your Tesla for your job, you won’t be able to use the company’s Supercharger stations anymore. The company recently released a new policy called Supercharger Fair Use, which prohibits commercial drivers from using the red-and-white …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk Is Sending a Tesla to Mars

Unless, of course, this whole thing is one big joke.<p>If Loki, that merry prankster, hailed from South Africa rather than Norway, I suspect he might …

Tesla Roadster

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning?</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>The U.S. tax-cut bill advances toward passage, Australia’s prime minister wins a …

Business

Tesla Model S P100D Humiliates Modified Ferrari FF In 1/2 Mile Drag, Rolling Race

The Tesla Model S P100D is pretty much a legend on the quarter mile, dominating powerhouse ICE cars that are far beyond its class and price point on …

Autos

Tesla motor, Shelby Cobra body, Kia battery: watch electric Cobra stun a race crowd

In 1962, a 39-year-old Carroll Shelby stuffed a Ford V-8 into an AC Ace to create one of the most sought after performance cars ever made, the AC …

Autos

Tesla Week: Model 3 Goal Of 5,000 Per Week Doable? Reports

Can Tesla hit its production target of 5,000 Model 3s per week by the end of March 2018? Reports are starting to trickle in.<p>[For the week ending Sunday, December 17, 2017]<p>First, let’s revisit what Tesla has said officially.<p><i>Based on what we know now, we currently expect to achieve a production rate</i> …

Autos

Chinese Electric-Car Startup NIO Prices Debut Model at $67,783

Chinese electric-car maker NIO has launched sales of its first vehicle three years after the company was founded, undercutting the price of a rival …

Electric Vehicles

These are best cars from every decade

• <b>We selected two cars from each decade that lived up to our criteria.</b>• <b><br>The best cars ranged from pickups to supercars.</b>• <b><br>Yes, Tesla made the cut.</b><p>We're always trying to figure out what the Golden Age of cars was, but the truth is that ever since World War II, we've lived in something of an endless Golden …

Trucks

The Fast and the Financed: China's Well-Funded Auto Startups Race to Overtake Tesla

Backed by billions from influential investors and armed with global talent, over a dozen Chinese startups want to make dinosaurs of incumbent auto makers. As they start production, their determination is raising the pressure to innovate at traditional auto makers.<p>“Tesla paved the way, now we’re …

Business

Novitec Tesla Model S Performance Kit

Electric cars are still cars, and that means that someone is going to customize them. Novitec has released an aero, suspension, and brake upgrade kit …

Shopping

The Tesla Semi could create a dangerous situation for the company

• <b>The Tesla Semi has been racking up high-profile pre-orders since it was unveiled.</b>• <b><br>Those deep-pocketed customers are going to want their trucks — they'll be less patient than Model 3 buyers.</b>• <b><br>Tesla might want to think about prioritizing the Semi.</b><p>The Tesla Semi reveal at SpaceX headquarters near Los …

Business

Tesla largely responsible for slide in U.S. home solar sales: report

(Reuters) - After years of double-digit growth, home solar installations in the United States are poised to fall for the first time this year, according to a report released on Thursday by GTM Research.<p>The reason? An analysis of installation data suggests that most of the slowdown is traceable to a …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk Calls Transit Expert 'An Idiot' and Says Public Transport 'Sucks'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk went decidedly low-brow in an exchange with transportation experts on Friday, following reports of comments in which Musk called …

Tech Industry

A Tesla Model X Just Destroyed A Toyota Land Cruiser In A Brutal Tug-Of-War

Teslas are noted for their formidable performance on the drag strip. Their 0-60 times, as well as their quarter-mile runs, stand among the best in …

Technology

SpaceX Just Launched a Completely Recycled Spacecraft For The First Time in History

Future of space travel.<p>Today is a monumental day in SpaceX's history. For the first time ever, the spaceflight company flew a mission using mostly …

Science

Is Tesla On the Brink of Disaster?

Famed Tesla Inc (Nasdaq: TSLA) short-seller and founder of Kynikos Associates Jim Chanos is doubling down on his prediction that Tesla stock is a …

Finance

Final Tax Bill Targets the Free Food at Your Office

The final tax bill goes after that “free food” that many companies provide their workers.<p>The Republican agreement would prevent companies from fully deducting the cost of food and beverages they provide to workers at, say, a corporate snack bar. Instead, they would be taxed like restaurant meals …

Business

Teslanomics Examines True Cost Of New Tesla Roadster

Ben Sullins is working his <i>Teslanomics</i> magic yet again to figure out the true cost of the upcoming, second-generation Tesla Roadster.<p>The Silicon …

Tesla Roadster

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is reportedly starting to dig 12.4-mile tunnel in Maryland next month

In October, we reported on Elon Musk’s Boring Company deploying a staging area for its Baltimore-DC underground hyperloop project.<p>Now more details about the project are coming out as the company reportedly plans to start digging as soon as next month.<p>Earlier this year, Musk announced a project to …

Elon Musk

Tips and tricks for Tesla owners by Kman

Reddit Email Comments<p>Kman has been producing videos about Tesla since 2013, when he took delivery of a 60 kWh Model S. His latest opus is a four-part …

Tesla Model S

Code Blue: 7 Series Collapses

BMW's flagship sedan is struggling in the United States.<p>Although less than only two years old, the 7 Series sales have dropped sharply in the United …

Business

World's first solar train will begin service soon in Byron Bay, Australia

<b>The train, which features restored vintage carriages with flexible solar panels on their roofs, will travel between its solar-charging train station</b> …

Sustainability

Tesla releases 40% cheaper next-gen mobile connector for Model 3, S, and X

Tesla started shipping a new mobile connector with the Model 3 earlier this year.<p>Today, Tesla made the device – pictured above – its new standard mobile connector for all its vehicles and they are calling it “Gen 2”.<p>The new mobile connector was apparently only delivered with the Model 3, but it now …

Autos

Rimac Says It Will Debut A Tesla Roadster Rival In 2018

The new Tesla Roadster concept promised impressive performance when it debuted just a month or so ago; a top speed of 250+ miles per hour (402 …

Tesla Roadster

The Likely Rise Of Electric Vehicles And The Impact On Metals

We expect the growth in the electric vehicle (EV) element of the automobile sector to be more rapid than most projections suggest.<p>Battery technology …

Business

Check Out These Rendering of a Tesla Model S Station Wagon

One collector has commissioned his own custom Tesla wagon. Here's what it'll look like.<p>Thus far, Elon Musk’s Tesla has come out with two sedans, an SUV, a roadster, and a semi-truck. But there’s one design he hasn’t attempted (yet): a wagon. At the request of a special client, two Dutch specialists …

Tesla Model S

Elon Musk of Tesla And Sophia The AI Robot Find Common Ground In Their Visions For The Future

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, and Sophia, the artificial intelligence robot, have had their differences. Musk has indicated he does not trust …

Elon Musk

Ontario is going to hand out rebates to boost the demand for electric trucks

MONTREAL — Canada’s biggest province, Ontario, will introduce a new rebate program worth up to $75,000 for buyers of electric trucks, in a move that …

Electric Vehicles

8 Great Traits of the 2018 Nissan Leaf... and a Fatal Flaw

Is green your color? We take a look at what the 2018 Nissan Leaf has to offer.

Electric Vehicles