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Tesla To Expand Service Operations To Reduce Wait Times Prior To Model 3 Launch

Tesla has long been criticized on the service front for long wait times for routine work. This will certainly become more an issue once the Model 3 hits the market in volume. Tesla has decided to take action prior to the launch of the Model 3. In the automakers earnings…

22 hours ago

Chevrolet Says Bolt Is “Ultimately A Vehicle” For Everyone

No compliance car here. That’s the word we keep hearing from General Motors in regards to the Chevrolet Bolt. Kathy Belsic, advertising and marketing manager for Chevrolet electric vehicles, stated: “With the price and range (of) this vehicle, this vehicle is ultimately a vehicle anyone can drive. “It’s not just…

1 day ago

Overnight Test Drive Of Tesla Model S P100D Ends With A Crash

In Calgary, Canada, an overnight test drive of a Tesla Model S P100D ended with a bang…literally. Contemporary Coachworks, the body shop responsible for repairing this banged-up Model S, says that the driver of the car lost control and struck a guard rail. Speed at the time of the incident…

2 days ago

Trademark Dispute Adidas Reason Why Tesla Changed Model 3 Logo/Branding?

Remember when Tesla quietly changed the branding on the Model 3 from the previous three-bar format to the new numeric logo? At the time, we had thought the change was perhaps connected to search engine power, but it seems we may have been wrong. Just after the Model 3 branding…

2 days ago

DragTimes Straps Tesla Model S P100D With Ludicrous + To Dyno – Video

DragTimes just strapped a Tesla Model S P100D with Ludicrous + to the dyno. The results are shocking! Once on the dyno and strapped down, the Model S P100D was spun up, but the car starting reducing power and throwing some error codes (most modern-day vehicles have various sensors that…

3 days ago

Tesla Gigafactory Adding 150-200 New Employees Monthly

The Tesla Gigfactory is growing in both physical size and in the number of people employed there. The head of Nevada’s office of economic development stated that the Gigafactory currently has in excess of 1,000 employees on site and that figure is growing at a rapid rate. Executive Director Steve…

3 days ago

Facelifted BMW i8 Coming In Spring 2018

According to our friends over at BMWBLOG, a new, refreshed BMW i8 will be shown sometime before the end of 2017 before going on sale in Spring 2018. BMWBLOG cites “our sources,” but doesn’t state how the sources are connected to BMW. However, the site is often right when it…

3 days ago

First eBay Chevrolet Bolt Has Buy It Now Price Of $70,200

The first Chevrolet Bolt to find itself listed on eBay has a shockingly high buy-it-now price of $70,200, but the starting bid is lower. With a starting bid of $43,905 (exactly the same as the sticker price – see below), this Bolt is no steal. Even less so when you…

4 days ago

Sportier BMW i3 S To Go On Sale Next Year

BMWBLOG is reporting, via internal sources, that next year the German automaker will launch a sportier version of the BMW i3. This sporty variant will likely be called the BMW i3 S. As BMWBLOG explains: “An independent source told BMWBLOG that the i3 S will be shown before the end…

4 days ago

Tesla Model X 5 Seater Walkthrough- Video

This video showcases the the 5-seat version of the Tesla Model X launched in late 2016. The fold-flat seats allow for up to 88 cubic feet of cargo space. That figure is best-in-class, according to Tesla. The 5-seat version of the Model X is standard, with the 6-seat version costing an additional…

4 days ago

SK Innovations To Invest Billions To Expand Battery Business

As of right now, SK Innovations is mostly known to us as the battery cell supplier for the Kia Soul EV, but that may change soon as the battery manufacturer has pledged to invest billions to boost its battery business and expand its global portfolio. Reuters reports: “SK Innovation Co…

5 days ago

Tesla President of Sales and Service Says Program To Allow Owners To Perform Own Repairs Is “In The Works”

Tesla global sales and service president, Jon McNeil, recently took to the Tesla Motors Club Forum to discuss “Right to Repair.” The approval process is complex, time consuming and costly, so few such sites exist outside of Tesla hotbed markets like California. However, with more and more aging Teslas now…