Tag: Tesla

All-New Tesla Roadster Will Be Faster, Bigger, And Very Different


If you missed out on buying the first-generation Tesla Roadster, the California EV automaker’s first production car, don’t fret; an all-new Roadster is on the way, and it’s said to be both faster and larger than its forefather.  Continue Reading »

10 New Trucks and SUVs for the Driving Enthusiast


Traditionally, “fun” cars haven’t always been practical. The inverse is also true, “practical” cars aren’t always fun, though there are exceptions. This becomes ever apparent when you go to pick up lumber in a Mini Cooper S or need to squeeze extra passengers in a Mazda MX-5. It’s just not happening.  Continue Reading »

Chevrolet ‘Jolt’ Makes the Case For An Affordable Electric Coupe

TRU 140S, one of Chevrolet's concept vehicles from the 2012 North American International Auto Show is a front-wheel-drive, “affordable exotic” four-seat sporty coupe. The sleek, sculptural, three door hatchback TRU 140S was designed to be an attractive yet affordable sports car. Shown with matte white with Chevy performance chrome wheels with crossflag emblems, the TRU 140S looks confident, expensive and fast.

Yesterday someone with too much time on their hands launched a website dedicated to the new Chevrolet Jolt EV (ChevyJoltEV.com). One problem: the Chevrolet Jolt EV doesn’t exist, it’s a clever idea thought up by a marketing guy—that doesn’t work for Chevy, mind you—in hopes that execs would see his plea and immediately order the project. Continue Reading »

GM is Directly Preventing Tesla From Selling Vehicles

Tesla Store Red

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 »

2017 BMW i3 EV Gets 50 Percent More Driving Range


The growing electric vehicle market presents an arms race of sorts for today’s automakers, where the weapon is ever-improving battery technology and the war is to clamp down on the inherent EV range anxiety.  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 »

Tesla Model S Gets a Facelift, Model X Adds More Range


With the recent unveiling of the Tesla Model 3 in prototype form, followed by a mad dash of over 325,000 interested buyers hoping to reserve one, Tesla Motors nets the unofficial award for busiest automaker of 2016, thus far.  Continue Reading »

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

Tesla Model 3 Video

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 S is Getting an Update, Say Reports


Last October, a Tesla spokesperson revealed that the lauded Tesla Model S sedan would not receive any immediate redesigns, which followed a tweet from Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk that confirmed a “Model Y” was on the horizon.  Continue Reading »

Watch a Tesla Model S Race a Boeing 737

Boeing Tesla Race

The Tesla Model S can’t take to the air (yet), but it can fly down the track at impressive speeds given torque and all. In celebration of a new partnership between Qantas and Tesla, they decided to pit a Boeing 737 against a Model S on the runway to see which was faster.

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