2016 Tesla Model S: ‘Below Average’ Reliability A Forgotten Past

Remember a prior report by Consumer Reports that rated the reliability of the 2016 Tesla Model S as ‘below average’? Well, a survey done by Consumer Reports changes its tune about the EV. As per consumer input, the Model S ranks as the most satisfying commute vehicle. Electric vehicles make up the three highest-ranked in Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: ‘Below Average’ Reliability A Forgotten Past[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Most Satisfying? What About ‘Below Average’?

A survey conducted by Consumer Reports indicates that the 2016 Tesla Model S is, according to consumers, the most satisfying commute vehicle. This comes as a surprise, considering the fact that Consumer Reports rated the vehicle as ‘below average’ for reliability. The top three of the best ten list are electric vehicles. Following the Model Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Most Satisfying? What About ‘Below Average’?[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3 vs Tesla Model S: Charging Competition!

It is not merely enough to have a capable EV for day-to-day commute as the convenience would be curtailed without the proper infrastructure to support charging, which is why it is important to consider the progress of charging technology development between the big EV players. The 2016 BMW i3 and Nissan Leaf would be benefiting Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3 vs Tesla Model S: Charging Competition![…]

2016 Tesla Model S vs BMW 7 Series: Latest In Autonomous Driving

As much as Tesla takes away from the drivers when it comes to the Autopilot 7.1 software update, it gives back in the form of a cool Summon feature. It is a minor driverless feature that allows owners to use the car key fob to park their vehicles and summon them out from their garages Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S vs BMW 7 Series: Latest In Autonomous Driving[…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Saving Your Hide!

If there is a method for Tesla to become more sustainable, the company will not hesitate to pursue it. Elon Musk and co. are putting their money where their mouth is by responding to a call by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to come up with a animal-free vegan version of the Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Saving Your Hide![…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Purpose Is To Inspire ‘Tesla Killers’

As of the end of 2015, Tesla has stamped its dominance in the EV market by selling more Model S units than any of its competitors worldwide, despite charging a lot more than them. But while Tesla – like any other business – has a goal of making profit, another one of its primary missions Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Purpose Is To Inspire ‘Tesla Killers’[…]

2016 Tesla Model S Humbles Nissan Leaf Worldwide

The numbers that have been added up show that the Tesla Model S is the best-selling EV worldwide for 2015, managing 50,366 deliveries and catching up to the Nissan Leaf, which came second last year with approximately 43,000 examples sold. The Tesla Model S has made 107,148 sales in total since its debut in 2012, Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S Humbles Nissan Leaf Worldwide[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Software Buzzkill For U.S Drivers

While it is great that most automakers are looking to boost their infotainment systems with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Tesla is also taking the road less traveled by teaming up with popular music streaming company Spotify to root the service into the Tesla Model S as well as the Model X. The only bad Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Software Buzzkill For U.S Drivers[…]

Tesla Users Too Cheap To Get Home Chargers?

It is understandable that Tesla’s Supercharger stations at certain areas will be congested according to the season, but there could come a time where Tesla vehicles significantly outnumber the stations especially with the impending Tesla Model 3 that will be revealed in March. Although these charging amenities are able to charge up to 80 percent Read more about Tesla Users Too Cheap To Get Home Chargers?[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Autopark Insurance Problem Clarified

Remember the scene in Tomorrow Never Dies where James Bond gets hunted by the bad guys and uses a remote control to maneuver a BMW 7-Series while in its back seat? Well, Tesla is making baby steps toward that direction via an update in the Autopilot 7.1 software to compensate for some previous features that Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Autopark Insurance Problem Clarified[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Global Sales Domination Under Threat

Achieving 200,000 units in sales worldwide is no easy feat. The Nissan Leaf has proven that range and efficiency are more important than styling. However, the world’s best-selling EV might not be for too much longer as Tesla, which has already breached 100,000 units in sales, is rapidly catching up to the all-electric compact and Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Global Sales Domination Under Threat[…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Sluggish No More

Due to the success of the Tesla Model S, there are many fans of the Model X even before touching it. Due to the complicated nature of its build, however, the electric crossover has been facing slow production rate which is problematic for its ever-growing order wait list. The great news is that there is Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Sluggish No More[…]

2015 BMW i8 Ended 2015 With 450% Sales Increase!

The collective sales spike for December 2015 is perhaps the pre-cursor to a boom looming for the EV market for 2016 and the immediate years to come. Perhaps we’re reading too much into it – it could have just been due to the year-end festive shopping period. At any rate, December came with a surprise Read more about 2015 BMW i8 Ended 2015 With 450% Sales Increase![…]

Mercedes’ New ‘Tesla Killers’ That Would Make Wall-E Proud

We are finally seeing some light from the $2 billion EV investment from Mercedes-Benz, as the German premium automaker is baking up four ‘Tesla Killer’ vehicles based on a new EV platform called EVA. I hope you get the reference in the title. Anyway, EVA will be the architecture for four EVs from Mercedes-Benz, the Read more about Mercedes’ New ‘Tesla Killers’ That Would Make Wall-E Proud[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Here’s To Another Record-Breaking Year!

The initial goal from Tesla at the end of 2014 was to have a 70 percent increase of year-on-year vehicle deliveries in 2015. Due to hiccups in production, expectations were lowered but it seems like it wasn’t so bad as the automaker eventually managed to touch a 60 percent year-on-year delivery increase. This was mostly Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Here’s To Another Record-Breaking Year![…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Delivered In Time For New Year

The sluggish rate at which the Tesla Model X is being produced has irked customers considerably for some time now, but the good news is that it won’t be the case much longer as some customers may be able to get their orders in time for New Year. A report by Clean Technica pointed out Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Delivered In Time For New Year[…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt vs Tesla Model S vs Nissan Leaf: Autonomous Driving Crucial To Advantage

Perhaps at the dawn of autonomous driving technology it is hard to tell which automaker has the upper hand when it comes to leading in advancement and its concomitant advantage. Though each brand is announcing its own plans in this department, the most obvious players at the moment are the Tesla Model S and Nissan Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt vs Tesla Model S vs Nissan Leaf: Autonomous Driving Crucial To Advantage[…]

2017 Tesla Model S Rival Is Already Gaining Loyalists

The undertaking to create a ‘Tesla Killer’ is going to be quite a stretch for Porsche as the green light is given for the Porsche Mission E to go into production. With the capacity to go 300 miles in range and charge 80 percent of its battery in 15 minutes, besides the power to dash Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S Rival Is Already Gaining Loyalists[…]

2016 Volvo S90: Performance Or Efficiency? We’ll Take Both!

Volvo’s revival plan is working explosively well thus far, and part of its plans as we edge closer to 2020 is to have a nice small fleet of electrified cars. But does going electric mean strengthening efficiency as a priority and compromising on blazing performance? Nope. And recently acquired performance arm Polestar is going to Read more about 2016 Volvo S90: Performance Or Efficiency? We’ll Take Both![…]

Tesla’s Gigafactory Gets Financial Boost For Playing The Good Guys

Supporters of Tesla’s green crusade to clear the air and provide bad ass cars at the same time would be glad to know that Tesla Motors has received $9.6 million in tax credits from October last year through June 2015 for its Gigafactory situated in Nevada. That’s about a 0.7 percent slice from the $1.3 Read more about Tesla’s Gigafactory Gets Financial Boost For Playing The Good Guys[…]