Tag: Tesla

Jayden Smith Spotted With a Tesla Model X Before (Almost) Everyone Else

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Being the offspring of a Hollywood great has to be difficult. We don’t mean difficult in terms of going to the best schools or having all the latest swag. We mean such a parental dynamic means the kid doesn’t always end up as the most well-developed member of society. But it certainly has its perks. Continue Reading »

Unplugging the Cadillac ELR: 5 Reasons Caddy’s Green Car Didn’t Spark Sales

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This week, General Motors announced that it will be pulling the plug on the Cadillac ELR. I was extremely excited about this car when it was first announced, and really enjoyed my limited time behind the wheel. But the extended-range plug-in hybrid luxury coupe never out-shined the Chevrolet Volt with its time on the market, and it never felt like a fully baked idea. Is that why the ELR failed? Continue Reading »

Despite Low Fuel Prices, EVs Doing Just Fine

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Oil prices are down, and unless you are a small-time oil driller, that’s good news. The last time that there was a historical downturn in fuel prices, hybrids and electric vehicles saw huge drop-offs in sales. Continue Reading »

Tesla Will Actually Build Two Affordable Electric Vehicles

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The news of Tesla’s more affordable Model 3 has been out for some time now. Unfortunately, all that talk hasn’t translated into a vehicle you can actually buy (yet). But Tesla wants us to be patient, because the Californian electric automaker isn’t just working on one affordable electric vehicle—it’s actually working on two. Continue Reading »

Watch a Tesla Model S Drive Itself to Its Owner

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Tesla introduced a new feature with its Version 7.1 software update that lets you pilot your car right out of your garage without needing to be behind the wheel. It’s called Summon, and this video demonstrates exactly how the autonomous system works. Continue Reading »

Apple and Tesla Partnership on Autonomous Cars? Not A Crazy Idea

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Going into CES 2016, we anticipated the announcement of a partnership between Ford and Google to build autonomous cars, however that announcement never came, as Ford announced the next evolution of its own in-house infotainment system, SyncConnect. But that doesn’t mean we can’t expect some actual major players to start teaming up to make autonomous cars. Continue Reading »

Tesla Breaks Records in 2015 With Over 50,000 Vehicles Delivered

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The books are officially closed on 2015. For Tesla, it was a year worth remembering. While ‘experts’ initially predicted the California automaker would deliver less than 50,000 vehicles in the year, it surpassed expectations with a respectable 50,580 vehicles delivered. Continue Reading »

16 Sports Cars and Supercars To Look Forward to in 2016

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Have you been putting money in your piggy bank this year? If so, we’ve got some good news for you. Come 2016, a barrage of six-figure (and even seven-figure) supercars are set to hit the marketplace. From Acura to W Motors, these are the 16 sexiest supercars and sports cars hitting the scene next year. Continue Reading »

The 16 Most Important Cars Arriving in 2016

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If you’re familiar with the Chinese calendar, you’d know that 2016 is the year of the monkey. That’s all well and good, but when it comes to new cars, automakers are definitely not monkeying around. From Buick to Tesla, these are the 16 most important cars you need to familiarize yourself with before going new car shopping in 2016. Continue Reading »

5 Ways Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 Could Change Spaceflight

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We are just a couple days removed from the first successful flight and landing of a rocket made by SpaceX, the brain-child of innovator and entrepreneur Elon Musk. It was the first successful landings after several highly publicized failures, including a botched landing on a barge in the ocean. While you could hear the shouts of joy from the Falcon 9 control room, the real benefits of this achievement are still to come. Here’s why. Continue Reading »