Tag: Green

GM is Directly Preventing Tesla From Selling Vehicles

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Tesla is having a hard time rolling out its “direct-to-consumer” sales strategy across the country. The biggest issue being competition—or rather, GM’s fear of competition. In a recent report by Elektrek, GM is outright blocking Tesla from selling vehicles in Connecticut, and possibly elsewhere. Continue Reading »

Solar-Powered Plane Finishes Pacific Leg of Around-the-World Trip

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The Solar Impulse 2 managed to complete its flight across the Pacific Ocean on Saturday morning when it landed in California. This risky leg of the plane’s around-the-world trip took three days to complete. Oh, and did we mention it was all using solar power? Continue Reading »

This is the 1,200-HP Ferrari Hypercar of the Future

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The Ferrari LaFerrari is a $1.4 million, 959-horsepower piece of engineering genius. It’s a worthy successor to the Enzo, and one of the most talked about cars of the past few years. But when it’s gone, something will need to step in its place. The Ferrari F80 Raeli concept could be that successor. Continue Reading »

This Electric Three-Wheeler Defies Conventional Thinking

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When you set out to build an electric car—especially in today’s marketplace—the thinking has to be different, dare we say, defiant. One team of creatives in Tennessee took that unconventional thinking to an entirely new level with the aptly named Defiant EV3. Continue Reading »

A Bunch of Students Built a Hybrid Subaru BRZ

This plug-in hybrid Subaru BRZ is the most notable thing to come out of Mississippi State University since John Grisham. Students at the university’s Center For Advanced Vehicular Systems built this one off BRZ as part of the “Car Of The Future” initiative, and I have to commend them for choosing a two door sports car as a platform for the project. Continue Reading »

China’s New Self-Driving Electric Sedan is the Latest Tesla Rival

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There’s been plenty of buzz around Faraday Future, America’s so-called “Tesla killer.” But on the other side of the globe, the company backing the yet-to-be proven Faraday Future just built its own self-driving, electric car. At least, a concept of which. Continue Reading »

Watch This Tesla Autopilot System Juke Its Driver To Safety

Tesla calls its autonomous driving system ‘Autopilot.’ I think they should use the acronym A.A.S. (Asshat Avoidance System) instead, because that’s generally what the system will be doing, avoiding asshats like the one in this truck. Continue Reading »

This is What It’s Like to Drive an 800HP Electric Mustang

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This is not your average Ford Mustang. This is not another poorly thought up restomod. This Mustang was artfully crafted by Mitch Medford and his team at Bloodshed Motors. Like most all other vehicles Mitch creates, this ’68 Mustang is fully electric—and the final result is impressive, to say the least. Continue Reading »

Watch the Tesla Model 3 Make Its First Appearance on Public Roads

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The Tesla Model 3 has only just made its official debut a few days ago, but already we have a video of the car out on the streets. It was spotted cruising the roads of Marina Del Rey in southern California, soaking in the sunshine and showing off a bit for the camera. Continue Reading »

The Tesla Model X is a New Chapter—But It Hasn’t Rewritten the Book Just Yet

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Your first impression of the Tesla Model X shouldn’t be one of glamorous luxury. It’s not the typical form you’d expect when it comes to a high-end SUV. It’s not huge and hulking like a Cadillac Escalade. But it doesn’t need to be. You see, the Tesla Model X is the direction the market should be going, and eventually will be going based on the current look of things. Continue Reading »