Tesla Issues Recall for Fire Risk with Connector

Tesla Issues Recall for Fire Risk with Connector
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a recall affecting 29,222 Tesla Model S vehicles and the possible fire risk with their NEMA 14-50 Universal Mobile Connector (UMC). Continue Reading...

Tesla Roadster Batteries Stronger Than Expected: Study

Tesla Roadster Batteries Stronger Than Expected: Study
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Good news for Tesla continues to stack up, as a recent study shows that the Roadster’s battery life is stronger than originally expected, even by the automaker. Continue Reading...

Tesla Roadster Successor Not a Guarantee

Tesla Roadster Successor Not a Guarantee
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Despite earlier reports that Tesla would have a successor to its Roadster model set to debut sometime in 2015, the American electric automaker has confirmed that a decision on a new Roadster has not yet been made.  Continue Reading...

Tesla Retail Stores Defended by Brand CEO

Tesla Retail Stores Defended by Brand CEO
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Elon Musk, tech mogul and co-founder of Tesla is coming to the defense of his company as it faces a lawsuit from dealers in Massachusetts and New York. Continue Reading...

Tesla Roadster Trumps Supercars in Drag Race

Tesla Roadster Trumps Supercars in Drag Race
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Plenty of exotic supercars made their way to Russ Beach Smith Falls Airport to take part in the ‘Race the Runway 2012′ charity event that raises money for the Russ Beach Smith Falls-Montague Aviation Museum. At the event, millions of dollars worth of exotics took part in a 1/4-mile drag race on the paved runway,… Continue Reading...

Tesla Model S Deliveries Start One Month Early

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Tesla Model S Deliveries Start One Month Early
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Arguably the most successful startup company to build and sell electric vehicles, Tesla is beginning delivery of its second car today: the Model S sedan.  Continue Reading...

The 400 Mile Range Electric Car is Here: Tesla Model S

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The 400 Mile Range Electric Car is Here: Tesla Model S
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Customers who buy the new Tesla Model S, due out in a month’s time, could enjoy the longest range of any EV to date according to CEO Elon Musk, though you’ll definitely never achieve the 400-mile potential range. Continue Reading...

What is MPGe: Electric Car Fuel Economy Ratings Explained

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What is MPGe: Electric Car Fuel Economy Ratings Explained
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Ford recently announced the EPA fuel efficiency rating for its electric Focus model. Since it doesn’t burn any gasoline, the number isn’t in miles per gallon (MPG), but was given as miles per gallon gasoline equivalent, or MPGe. A new term to the automotive lexicon, it’s worth exploring exactly what MPGe means and how an… Continue Reading...

Tesla Roadster Top Gear Lawsuit Thrown Out

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Tesla Roadster Top Gear Lawsuit Thrown Out
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Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson is paid to piss you off, it’s what he does best. Maybe someone should have forwarded the memo to Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk. Musk probably should have taken Top Gear’s pot shots with a laugh and kept doing business, but it’s easy to understand why he might be feeling defensive…. Continue Reading...

Tesla Roadsters Can Become ‘Bricked’, Cost $40,000 to Fix

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Tesla Roadsters Can Become ‘Bricked’, Cost $40,000 to Fix
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The term “bricked” is often used with smartphones and other devices that can become completely unusable and are essentially, well… just a brick. To hear that terminology being used by an automaker is a little disconcerting, especially when that automaker sells cars that cost over $100,000. If the battery is ever completely discharged in a… Continue Reading...

Next Generation Tesla Roadster Won’t Come Until 2015

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Next Generation Tesla Roadster Won’t Come Until 2015
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Tesla is currently making headlines with the debut of the new Model X, but many are probably wondering when the next generation Roadster is coming. Well, apparently not anytime soon, according to Tesla Chairman and CEO Elon Musk. Musk disclosed on Thursday that a replacement roadster won’t come until Tesla has launched its “Gen 3″… Continue Reading...

Tesla Model X Unveil Confirmed for February 9

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Tesla Model X Unveil Confirmed for February 9
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The Tesla Model X is something of an enigma, but thanks to some tweets that went out last month it sounds like it will be faster than a Porsche Cayenne and roomier than an Audi Q7. Once again, thanks to internet chatter we’ve got some more information on this hum-dinger of an SUV. A member… Continue Reading...

Mazda RX-8, Honda Element Among Cars Axed in 2011

Mazda RX-8, Honda Element Among Cars Axed in 2011
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A new year is around the corner, and with every new year comes change. Numerous new models will be added to dealerships across the country, while for 2012 many other models will disappear. From the Mazda RX-8 to the Honda Element, there are quite a few vehicles we’re going to miss and hope that successors… Continue Reading...

Tesla Final Edition Roadsters Limited To 5 Per Sales Region

Tesla Final Edition Roadsters Limited To 5 Per Sales Region
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Four years ago, Tesla launched their Roadster to the world, and 2,600 electric sports cars later, Tesla has announced the end of this generation’s production and it’ll go out with 15 Final Edition Roadsters. Each of Tesla’s major sales regions will get five of the Final Edition models, with the United States, Europe and Asian… Continue Reading...

BYD Grand Opening Launches U.S. Operations

BYD Grand Opening Launches U.S. Operations
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There’s a new kid in Los Angeles, BYD. The Chinese battery and electric car manufacturer opened its California office today. BYD says it will bring 150 green-collar engineering and management jobs to the city. The event highlight, however, is a deal between BYD and Hertz to provide airport shuttles to the rental agency. This could prove… Continue Reading...

Tesla Vs. TopGear In Court, BBC Winning So Far

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Tesla Vs. TopGear In Court, BBC Winning So Far
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It is not common for a car company to take legal action against a publication or TV show based on their opinion of the product, but Tesla did just that after TopGear aired an episode in 2008, featuring the all-electric Tesla Roadster. According to Tesla, TopGear showed their car in a less than perfect light,… Continue Reading...
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