Steve Jurvetson Interview

Steve Jurvetson On Tesla Motors – Video Interview

Venture capitalist, Tesla board member, Tesla insider, owner of the first Model S and the second Model X, Steve Jurvetson was recently interviewed by Bloomberg. Much of the interview focuses on topics unrelated to Tesla (full interview here), but EVANNEX – provider of aftermark Tesla accessories, nicely cut down the…

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Tesla Autopilot - Autosteer

Consumer Reports Explores Tesla Autopilot – Video

Consumer Reports recently explored the Autopilot feature of its highest valuated car ever tested (but not recommended) – Tesla Model S. The discussion focuses on how it works and how it’s marketed. Consumer Reports, like many other Model S owners, bought the $2,500 Autopilot option with just a promise of…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 19

BMW i3 Versus Audi RS5

BMW i3 Versus Audi RS5 – Video

Loosely translated from German, the video description states: “This comparison is not purely to show how much potential there is in a pure electric car by bragging or anything, but…” Actually, we’re sort of surprised to see how well the BMW i3 fares against the much more powerful Audi RS5….

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BMW i8 at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

BMW i8 Versus Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG – Drag Race Video

Autoblog released a funny drag race comparison of a BMW i8 against a… “prehistoric military vehicle” Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG. Not much value besides fun, but that’s (fun) expected when you’ve got some spare time on the track. Well, maybe the difference in acceleration under eco mode is something new. Source: Autoblog

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Shockwave Motors - Defiant EV 3 Roadster

Translogic Drives Defiant EV3 – Video

The three-wheeled electric vehicle Defiant EV3, which is neither car nor motorcycle, was featured in the new Translogic episode. The Defiant EV3 could fit in a new category of autocycle, but formally it’s a motorcycle with seating capacity of two passengers, and one driver. Shockwave Motors hopes to introduce the…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 12

Model S Seatbelt Inspection

Tesla Model S Seatbelt Inspection – Videos

A couple videos have been published on the recent seatbelt-related recall/inspection of every Tesla Model S ever made. Above, Bjørn Nyland gets his Model S checked out by a Tesla rep at a local Supercharging station in just a few minutes – saving himself a trip to his local service…

1 week ago by Electric CarsTV 1

BMW i8 & i3

Discover the BMW i3, i3 REx & i8 – Videos

BMW released one of the best video presentations of the i3 and i8 plug-in electric cars, from Drive Module through all the major components like motors, batteries, Life Module and so on up to the final product. The i3 video is available in two slightly different version (with back-up range-extender…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 19

2016 Chevrolet Volt

Consumer Reports: First Drive Of 2016 Chevrolet Volt

Consumer Reports takes a quick look at the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, prior to purchasing its own for an extended test drive and full evaluation. The new generation Volt is compared to its predecessor from 2011 model year, and Consumer Reports notes improvements in most areas, like ride comfort, quieter drive,…

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