16.03.2018 - 18:29

Tesla Model 3 in Berlin

A video has surfaced showing a Tesla Model 3 driving around Germany’s capital. The red license plate from the Bavarian Pfaffenhofen suggests, that it is likely owned by Audi or BMW though. 


12.03.2018 - 19:44

Tesla Supercharger rates rise suddenly in the USA

There’s been a sudden price hike at Supercharger stations across the USA. Rates doubled in some regions while in other states, tariffs increased by 20 to 40%. Tesla insists that the network “will never be a profit center” for the company.


09.03.2018 - 15:41

Your move, Elon

On billboards for the Kona Elektro, Hyundai is directly addressing Tesla mastermind Elon Musk just as Audi did last year. It’s printed „Your turn, Elon“ in large letters. 

06.03.2018 - 10:06

Former Opel CEO drives now privately all-electric

Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann had been trying to turn the brand into an all-electric outlet, first for GM and the PSA. While his efforts were fruitless in the end, he is going all-electric in his personal life. His wife and Neumann now own both a Tesla and a BMW i3.

05.03.2018 - 12:44

Tesla fined for excess air pollution

Tesla has to pay a fine in California as authorities found the EV maker guilty polluting the air in excess. It was not the all-electric Tesla cars emitting particles but the factory where they are made.

27.02.2018 - 17:51

Hobby engineer builds first Teslonda

By installing an electric Tesla motor into an old Honda accord, the American car enthusiast Jimmy Bullet created an intriguing crossover vehicle, using Chevrolet Volt battery packs. The car benefited from a series of other tuning, including off-road suspension.

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.

25.02.2018 - 20:41

Tesla launches Workplace Charging initiative for firms

Tesla has launched its Workplace Charging scheme. Similar to its Destination Chargers at hotels and shopping malls, this latest initiative offers companies the free installation of a Tesla AC charger. The businesses only have to cover cost of electricity.

23.02.2018 - 19:37

First new Tesla customers to configure Model 3

For the first time, new customers who have reserved a Model 3 in the USA will be able to configure it. Until now, Tesla had only invited prior customers to set up their EV online. This indicates Model 3 production may be getting underway as planned.

22.02.2018 - 17:56

Tesla consolidates supercharger network in China

Tesla has further expanded their charging network in China. Now it covers most cities in the Jangtse Delta, the Pearl River Delta, the Region Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and the Region Chengdu-Chongqing. Also three of the largest charging parks belonging to Tesla are on Chinese soil. 

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.

20.02.2018 - 16:10

Skoda is on a mission to Mars

With a tongue-in-cheek challenge to Tesla, Skoda has launched its own Mars mission. In the video, one can see the driver preparing for their journey, checking all the vehicle features and programming their destination into the navigation system.

19.02.2018 - 14:18

Chevy Bolt EV boldly available

There might be some good in Model 3 deliveries being slow. At least that is what GM’s marketing  seem to have thought when designing their latest email campaign around one currently unique selling point of the Bolt EV.

14.02.2018 - 13:23

Tesla’s plans for China factory threaten to go kaputt

It is Tesla against the Chinese state as the dream bubble of a manufacturing hub in Shanghai threatens to pop. While the EV maker wants to own the Tesla factory alone, the authorities in Beijing insist on the rule that requires foreign producers to enter into a JV with a local firm.

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.

13.02.2018 - 13:34

Clarkson reviews Tesla under laywer supervision

Ex-Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson has tested a Model X for Amazon and this time round, his bottom line is pretty positive. Maybe also because he claimed to have six lawyers with him in the car to avoid a legal battle such as the one that ensued the last time Clarkson tried to come to terms […]

12.02.2018 - 13:41

Tesla Model 3 analysed for the competitors

Tesla has received huge interest for the Model 3 from the start and it is not just prospective clients but competitors alike that want to get behind the wheel of the economy EV. One company has made such interest their business and sells analytical data it took from scrutinising early Model 3 EVs.

09.02.2018 - 21:21

Tesla sales president Jon McNeill leaves for Lyft

Now former Tesla president of sales and services, Jon McNeill, has left Tesla for Lyft, where he will begin as Chief Operating Officer. There are no plans thus far concerning a successor, and Elon Musk plans to take over McNeills duties in the meantime.

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.

08.02.2018 - 12:54

There’s a Roadster waiting in the sky

Real news first: SpaceX has mastered the art of shooting and landing rockets. Big business awaits the Falcon Heavy. Now the curious news. To prove their case, they shot a Tesla Roadster into space with an astronaut dummy on board.

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