13.07.2018 - 17:50

Tesla target of some major fan love

A new trend sees Tesla owners uploading images of their humorous license plates -often poking fun at combustion vehicles and not having to buy gas. A Tesla driver even incorporated his car into his wedding proposal.

10.07.2018 - 20:56

Tesla racing series taking up speed

The Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) race that will kick off with tuned Tesla Model S this November has released a roadmap for the next 5 years. Expect iterations from season 2 while other carmakers may enter the competition earliest in season 4.


03.07.2018 - 14:20

Tesla pushing the limits of pro electric car legislation

A new bill has been introduced in the U.S. Congress to remove the 200,000 unit cap on access to the 7,500 dollar tax credit. Tesla is the first carmaker likely to sell “too many” electric cars and be phased out for a year, a rule that is obviously counterproductive. There are other countries too where […]

02.07.2018 - 16:47

Official: Tesla Model 3 production results in Q2

Data had been trickling out of Fremont with an occasional leak on Twitter but now it became apparent. Tesla has reached their Model 3 production target of 5,000 a week and is gearing up for 6,000 units next month. Also the overall results for Q2 are looking good.

24.06.2018 - 19:43

Chevy’s bold sense of Schadenfreude

We thought “Schadenfreude” is a German-only trait but it appears that GM got their share of it. Following the recent burn out of a Tesla vehicle in motion, they offered the owners a brand new Chevy Bolt.


19.06.2018 - 12:27

Tesla to receive royal approval?

Prince Charles says he is looking to add more electric cars to the royal fleet, but seems to be torn between Tesla and Jaguar so far. His Royal Highness has met with Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal and tested a Model X on the occasion.

04.04.2018 - 14:18

Production record: Tesla Q1 results

Tesla has increased production in Fremont by 40 percent in Q1 compared to last year’s Q4 as they build 34,494 electric cars. The Model 3 is now becoming a bestseller in the U.S. with output increasing fourfold in the last three months and more to come.

03.04.2018 - 16:18

Youxia Motors secures fresh capital

The Chinese e-mobility startup Youxia Motors has managed to collect 800 million dollars in a round of financing. This is the first news we’ve heard from the company since their 2015 introduction of their Model S clone, the Youxia X.

27.02.2018 - 17:15

Tesla Model S P85 undergoes diesel test

The Australian EV Association and the Tesla Owners Club from Western Australia have recharged a Tesla Model S P85D with a diesel generator. The point was to compare the EV’s efficiency with that of a Volvo V40 Diesel.

20.02.2018 - 17:15

Tesla Model S beats premium carmakers in Europe

A total of  16,132 Model S were sold in Europe during 2017, meaning Tesla has been outselling the continent’s established premium manufacturers such as Mercedes or BMW with their S-Class or 7 series respectively. And by a couple of thousand units.

14.02.2018 - 12:44

Second life for Tesla Model S battery

Congressman Thomas Massie from Kentucky has retrofit an old Tesla battery recovered from a crash to power his home. It is the first instance of an off-grid Tesla battery at work as the politician who doubles as MIT engineer is disconnected from the public power grid.

08.02.2018 - 14:06

Tesla presents numbers for Q4 2017

Tesla has reported its income, liquid assets and production numbers to wrap up the year 2017. Despite increased sales of the Model S and Model X, Teslas’ Q4 2017 represents their largest quarterly loss yet.

02.02.2018 - 15:01

Elon’s Tesla generates additional capital

Elon Musks’ Tesla is known as one of the biggest players in the electric vehicle market and a big innovator. Now, according to Bloomberg, Tesla has freed up a whopping 546 Million dollars through the sale of bonds.

15.01.2018 - 10:03

New lawsuit against Tesla in Norway

80 clients from Norway demand compensation from Tesla due to alleged false advertising. They claim that the EV maker published false performance numbers regarding its Model S P85D by totalling up the output of its two electric motors.

11.12.2017 - 16:14

Tesla with juicy extras

The Tesla Model S is not eligible for the EV grant in Germany any longer as Tesla is suspected of subsidy fraud. One could say the EV maker creatively trimmed the Model S basis version to fit into the price bracket of the EV subsidy. Following an investigation into the very existence of such a “basic” Model S, Tesla had now to agree to stop advertising it.
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01.12.2017 - 09:12

Bitcoin hype reaches Tesla

As the Bitcoin mining needs a lot of computing power and electricity, a Tesla owner had the idea to build a cryptocurrency mining rig in his EV. Meanwhile rumours emerged, that the so far unknown Bitcoin creator with the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto could in fact be Tesla CEO Elon Musk – well, he’s denying it., (Musk)

13.04.2016 - 09:20

Model X, Model S, Austria, Farady Future, Ukraine, JAC.

Model X recalls: The Tesla Model X remains technically a compliant vehicle for North America, but stringent testing for the European release has revealed an issue with the third row seats. Tesla has issued a voluntary recall, and requests drivers not to use the rear seat until it can be replaced.,

Model S update: Tesla has officially given the Model S a facelift. The front fascia and headlights will resemble that of the Model X, and the latter’s HEPA air filtration will also be made available. The charger will be upgraded from 40 to 48 amps, and two new interiors, figured ash wood and dark ash wood, will be offered. The basic Model S 70 will start at 71,500 dollars.,

Diesel-free Austria: The environmental agency of Austria has suggested a ban on diesel and petrol vehicles, saying they will not be sold after 2020. Moreover, a tax may be put in place for fossil fuel vehicles that continue to stay on the road and the fuels are expected to be phased out entirely between 2030 and 2050. (in German)

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1bn dollar start-up: EV start-up Faraday Future will soon celebrate the ground-breaking of its 1bn dollar plant in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is also working on an in-car connectivity platform and has patented a power inverter that they claim will manage electric power 20-30 percent better than their competitors’.

Ukraine’s first: Electric Marathon International has created Ukraine’s first electric car prototype, dubbed Synchronous. The unusual EV sports a panoramic window and also works with the unique Synchronous charging station. The Synchronous will be making a 3,000 km tour through ten countries from May to June.

JAC EV: Three new electric cars from Chinese JAC are set to debut at the Beijing Auto Show, and first shots of the iEV7 are in. The sedan can cover 320 km on one charge and sports an interior eerily similar to the JAC A60. It is set to be launched in China in the fourth quarter.

10.09.2015 - 08:42

Prius party, Tesla Model S P85D.

Video tip I: Watch the party for the world premiere of the new Toyota Prius that entered the stage in Tesla-like red. The show went ahead in Las Vegas.,,

Video tip II: The Tesla Model S P85D has been beaten for the first time! Its challenger was an elderly C6 Corvette. But the lady behind the wheel came prepared with 700 hp, drag wheels and some serious driving skills. via

04.08.2015 - 08:40

New level of incentives.

Texas-based Stream is rewarding each of its ten best National Directors with a Tesla Model S. Not for lease, but as a bonus. Never mind that Tesla is not allowed to sell its cars in Texas. If you are looking to now apply for a job with Stream, there is no word on whether they will ever give away another Tesla.

03.07.2015 - 08:45

Tesla delivers 11,507 EVs.

Tesla delivered 11,507 Model S in the second quarter of this year, more than ever before. In fact, numbers are up 52% compared to the same time in 2014 and now stand at a total of 21,537 Tesla that have been handed over this year.,

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