Tesla Model X Towing Test – Video

“Towing a big caravan around the country with an electric SUV is now a reality.” States the folks over at Australia’s Motoring.com website. We’ve seen the Model X tow before and have even posted some highly detailed towing graphics that show energy consumption with various trailers, but this Motoring video…

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Tesla Model 3

Will Quality Be An Issue For Tesla Model 3?

If the Model 3 follows in the footsteps of both the Model S and Model X, then yes, quality will be an issue at the start, at least. Automotive News recently published an article that likens Tesla to failed automaker British Leyland. Here’s a passage from the article that basically…

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Romania Upping EV Ante, Hopes Tesla Will Enter Country

TESLA, PLEASE OPEN A STORE IN ROMANIA! Norway, the Netherlands…and Romania? The Eastern European nation is not currently known as an electric vehicle hotspot, but its government recently took a step in the right direction with a set of measures aimed at reducing automotive emissions, including doubling the existing subsidy for…

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Tesla Drive Unit Dyno’d On Lotus Evora Project – Video

The Speed Academy takes us to the third episode of its Lotus Evora conversion to electric drive, using a Tesla Model S electric motor, and two Chevrolet Volt battery packs. Blue Lightning’s new powertrain essentially doubles the original power output of Evora (to some ≈460 hp), and now installed. Next…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 8

So, What Is It Like To Work For Tesla CEO Elon Musk?

SECURITY CLEARANCE: HERE’S WHAT IT’S LIKE WORKING FOR ELON MUSK So what is it like to work for Tesla CEO Elon Musk? Business Insider* reported: “According to Branden Spikes, who served as Musk’s right hand of technology for more than 15 years at Zip2, PayPal, Tesla, and SpaceX, it was…

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Experimental Tesla Model EXP Rendered by Xabier Albizu

Here is some handsome 3rd party design work of an experimental Tesla Supercar, called the Model EXP, which was sent to us by product and transportation designer Xabier Albizu from Spain. The free-time made project is a conceptualized high-performance monster, with four electric motors and independent torque vectoring, as well as…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 3