2017 Nissan Leaf: Inspired By Gas-Driven Volt

The Nissan Leaf is in real need of a boost as it has already lost its footing as the sales leader of the plug-in electric market. When the redesigned next-gen model arrives for 2017, it’s going to need a lot more than extra all-electric range. It’s going to need what the 2017 Chevrolet Volt offers, Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf: Inspired By Gas-Driven Volt[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Sucker Punch From BMW i3!

In anticipation for a much-improved 2017 model, it is expected that the sales of the 2016 BMW i3 would decline. Surprisingly, that hasn’t happened. Many more car shoppers are instead walking out of Bimmer dealerships with keys to the current model. The BMW i3 kicked off with only 182 sales in January, and continued with Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Sucker Punch From BMW i3![…]

2017 Tesla Model S: Please Stop Boosting Sales!

There are the mindless Tesla fanatics, and there are the Tesla apologists. There are the Tesla haters, and there are the indifferent consumers. The latter two would probably want Tesla to be knocked down a peg or two because of what they feel to be the unbearable hype surrounding the automaker. But there’s also one Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S: Please Stop Boosting Sales![…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Major Autopilot Fraud?

The name itself could fool people into thinking that the extra money they’re paying for Tesla Autopilot would allow them to access a vehicle that performs self-driving, although it only performs up to semi-autonomous driving. Extra attention has been paid to the Tesla system ever since the death of Joshua Brown, who died in a Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Major Autopilot Fraud?[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt Beats Nissan Leaf To US Crown

A few years ago, it seemed as though there was no stopping the Nissan Leaf as it conquered plug-in electric sales all around the world and in the US. Fast-forward to 2016 and the hatch still holds on to its position as the lifetime global top-seller, but only barely so. In terms of yearly sales, Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt Beats Nissan Leaf To US Crown[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Hurt By Model S Troubles?

Besides incredible performance and plenty of range, the appeal of Tesla vehicles also come from its semi-autonomous driving features. But would it instead impact the automaker negatively, now that Tesla Autopilot has been in the headlines for the wrong reasons? According to Automotive News, the answer is yes but no based on recent surveys with Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Hurt By Model S Troubles?[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Help Won’t Arrive Soon

There’s really no more exciting features that could be added to the current Tesla vehicle lineup, which consists of the Model S, Model X, Model 3, and the upcoming Model Y. In fact, ‘less is more’ has been the new mantra for CEO Elon Musk. The best the automaker has to offer can be found Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Help Won’t Arrive Soon[…]

2017 Tesla Model S: Farewell Autopilot Tech?

The several on-road mishaps involving the semi-autonomous Tesla Autopilot are not going to deter Tesla from pushing on inexorably with its system, despite calls for it to be withdrawn by the automaker until it is entirely safe to be deployed again. There may however be some difficulty going forward for Tesla, as the supplier for Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S: Farewell Autopilot Tech?[…]

2017 Tesla Model S Awaits Storm From Model 3

In the US, there is no better plug-in electric vehicle than the Tesla Model S, which has sold an estimated 12,090 units by the end of June this year, which is a good 23 percent ahead of its closest sales rival Chevrolet Volt. However, it’s not doing equally well over in Europe, as its registration Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S Awaits Storm From Model 3[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Given Less Priority – With Model S, Model X

Now that Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled his second master plan for the company, it seems that the focus is beginning to shift away from its current offerings the same way less and less attention was paid to the Roadster as the Model S came into prominence. It wouldn’t be that bad though, as Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Given Less Priority – With Model S, Model X[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3 Brings Help For Model X

In a way, the 2017 or 2018 Tesla Model 3 could be seen as help for the larger Tesla Model S sedan, as it aims for a more simple and cost-effective construct to more easily fulfill booming demand for anything with a Tesla sticker. Recent months or even quarters have shown that the Tesla Model Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3 Brings Help For Model X[…]

2018 Mercedes EV Could Surprise Model S, BMW i8

With the Porsche Mission E still four years away, the closest threat to the Tesla Model S that could match it in appeal and performance is the BMW i8. Although the 357hp sports coupe is a hybrid, Bimmer has promised an all-electric model. The automaker is going to be joined by Mercedes on this front Read more about 2018 Mercedes EV Could Surprise Model S, BMW i8[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Success Where Model S Failed

Looking at the way its government operates, no one would be surprised to know that Tesla isn’t doing as well as it would like in China. Although we can’t say for sure yet about the Tesla Model X crossover, the Model S sedan hasn’t found more than a handful of buyers there. Okay, roughly 3,000 Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Success Where Model S Failed[…]

2018 Audi A8 Moves Ahead Of Model S – Like Volvo S90

In the wake of the on-road mishaps involving the Tesla Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system, premium sedan buyers would be more at ease considering alternatives from other automakers, particularly those who boast more advanced self-driving tech. By more advanced, we mean those that boast Level 4 Autonomy which is the highest classification for automated driving. In Read more about 2018 Audi A8 Moves Ahead Of Model S – Like Volvo S90[…]

2016 Tesla Model X Gets Cheaper For Model 3

The whole fiasco regarding the sluggish production rates of the Tesla Model X at the end of last year gave the impression that there’s simply too much demand to fulfill for the electric SUV. This time, however, a cheaper base 60D model has just arrived, offering the impression that not enough people are buying the Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X Gets Cheaper For Model 3[…]

2017 Tesla Model S Awaits BMW i8, Mercedes EV Threat

Over the past few years there have been too many mentions of prospective ‘Tesla killers’ being prepared by the likes of Audi and Porsche, but the only two automakers that pose an immediate threat to the Tesla Model S come from BMW and Mercedes. By next year, the all-electric version of the otherwise hybrid BMW Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S Awaits BMW i8, Mercedes EV Threat[…]

2016 Tesla Model S, Model X Ranked Worst In Study – Rightly So

Just because an automaker ranks at the bottom of a study doesn’t mean that it is doing something wrong. In fact, Tesla has proven something by coming in at last in the 2016 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index which evaluates its salespeople. Instead of getting feedback from Tesla customers or prospective customers, the study rates Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S, Model X Ranked Worst In Study – Rightly So[…]

2016 Tesla Model X Outsells Chevy Volt At Last!

Although the numbers posted are merely estimates, the 2016 Tesla Model X has outsold the high-flying Chevrolet Volt for the first time ever in June, according to InsideEVs. With 2,145 units sold, the crossover also continues to outsell the Nissan Leaf (1,096 units) and is second-best selling plug-in electric for the month after the Model Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X Outsells Chevy Volt At Last![…]

2017 Nissan Leaf Range Stuns Bolt, Model 3 – Suspicious?

It may not be so much of a concern in smaller countries, but in the US range is the most important criterion for any EV to survive and succeed. For the 2017 Nissan Leaf, anything less than 200 miles on a single charge would be unacceptable given its reputation. That’s what everyone is expecting from Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf Range Stuns Bolt, Model 3 – Suspicious?[…]

Could 2017 Tesla Model S Really Help Model 3?

The decision to bring back the 60kWh battery model as the entry-level option for buyers of the Tesla Model S is understandable: it’s to take away some of the demand burden carried by the Model 3. At $66,000, it’s not that much cheaper than the $70,000 Model S 70, but it’s cheaper nonetheless. Take into Read more about Could 2017 Tesla Model S Really Help Model 3?[…]