2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Overwhelmed By Model 3

There are a number of reasons for the Chevrolet Bolt to lose out to the Tesla Model 3, but the most salient one has to be how well the latter is backed by a vast Supercharger network. This advantage applies to the Model S and Model X as well. The major difference is that the Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Overwhelmed By Model 3[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Won’t Falter Like Model S

In the US, folks are bowing down to Tesla from all quarters, which is bound to aggravate those who are skeptical of the EV car maker’s contribution to the automotive industry. There is no such issue in China, because unlike the US Tesla is having difficulty making headway in the People’s Republic. It would be Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Won’t Falter Like Model S[…]

2016 Tesla Model S, Volvo XC90 Stumble On Tech

As expected, Tesla is once again one of the leading brands in a study regarding the number of complaints it has received, and this time it deals with software. Those who have been following the cases of the accidents involving the Tesla Autopilot system have likely been expecting this. The study has been conducted by Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S, Volvo XC90 Stumble On Tech[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Blame Autopilot, Or Drivers?

Another incident has occurred involving the Tesla Autopilot on the Model S, which is the third reported in a short time frame (within a month of each other). Again the question of whether it was the system or the driver’s fault comes to the fore. Well, the good thing is that the driver took responsibility Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Blame Autopilot, Or Drivers?[…]

2016 Toyota Prius: Unrivaled Facts Shame Critics!

The fourth-gen Prius has gotten more flak than it deserves. There are a good number of EVs in the market that look pretty awful but the most vocal critics are those of Toyota’s leading effort in electrification. It seems the only way for Toyota to respond to the unforgiving detractors of the Prius is by Read more about 2016 Toyota Prius: Unrivaled Facts Shame Critics![…]

2017 Tesla Model S: Buyers Tempted By BMW i8

Although they aren’t like-for-like, it seems that the closest rival to Tesla has been found, and it isn’t actually too surprising. According to data from Edmunds as analyzed by Bloomberg, the brand that Tesla buyers cross-shopped the most is BMW at 27.6 percent. It tops a list of ten brands which includes a mixture of Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S: Buyers Tempted By BMW i8[…]

2016 Toyota Prius: Winner Over Volt, Model S – Leaf Snubbed

Many automakers may find the strict CAFE standards that stipulate the minimum required fuel economy of vehicles depending on the year to be a nuisance. Still, the demands have been effective in increasing the amount of vehicles that return more than 40mpg this year. That’s according to Kelley Blue Book (KBB) which has once again Read more about 2016 Toyota Prius: Winner Over Volt, Model S – Leaf Snubbed[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3 Orders – Tesla Doesn’t Want More

The initial estimate for the Tesla Model 3 reservation numbers of 400,000 units has been revealed to be a tad optimistic, with more the specific figure being at about 385,200 units. That’s before Tesla reduced the amount to 373,000 after around 8,000 pre-order customers canceled their reservations and 4,200 were found to be duplicates. In Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3 Orders – Tesla Doesn’t Want More[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Autopilot Or Glorified Cruise Control?

Not too long ago Volvo called out the Tesla Autopilot system as a wannabe, which could be true considering the current circumstances surrounding Tesla and its autonomous driving technology. One Tesla Model S driver in Utah claimed that the Summon feature caused his vehicle to crash into the back of a stationary trailer, though Tesla Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Autopilot Or Glorified Cruise Control?[…]

2017 Tesla Model S: Toyota Prius Stands In The Way

Right now, there is no bigger name being sold in the EV market than the Tesla Model S. For a luxury all-electric vehicle that costs twice the amount of those closest to it in the sales charts, it has upended not just the alternative power market but the US automotive industry as a whole. It Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S: Toyota Prius Stands In The Way[…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Good Sort Of Failure – Worries Chevy Bolt

From being one of the most sought after electrics, the Nissan Leaf has taken a tumble for the worse in recent months, though signs of this descent were already evident late last year when the 2016 model was just released. It is not among the bottom in the plug-in sales chart, of course, but the Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Good Sort Of Failure – Worries Chevy Bolt[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: Can We Trust ‘Summon’ To Be Safe?

Not long ago Consumer Reports had a bone to pick with Tesla regarding its autonomous Summon feature, claiming that it posed a danger to pets and children especially with how the feature was worked by the key fob or smartphone app. Without getting defensive, Tesla promptly offered a remedy via an over-the-air (OTA) software update. Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: Can We Trust ‘Summon’ To Be Safe?[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt vs Tesla Model S: Much Closer Fight!

Since 2011, the rivalry at the summit of the EV market had been between the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf. That has ceased to be – now it’s the rivalry between the Volt and Tesla Model S, at least until the Model 3 comes into the picture. In the US, the top two plug-in vehicles Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt vs Tesla Model S: Much Closer Fight![…]

‘Cash Is King’ No Longer Applies For 2017 Tesla Model 3

Instead of dialing back on its expectations after the whole fiasco regarding delays with the 2016 Tesla Model X, Tesla is pushing the bar higher by claiming that it can produce 500,000 vehicles annually in 2018. The obvious answer to that is the 2017 Tesla Model 3, which is going to be the antithesis of Read more about ‘Cash Is King’ No Longer Applies For 2017 Tesla Model 3[…]

2016 Tesla Model X: Best Feature Is Its Quietest

Tesla wants to save the world in style, and superstar CEO Elon Musk would continue to lose sleep in order to make any sort of progress toward that ultimate goal. That doesn’t mean that his customers have to in the 2016 Tesla Model X. Packing more than 600lb-ft torque, the Model X has many loud Read more about 2016 Tesla Model X: Best Feature Is Its Quietest[…]

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Watch Out, Chevy Volt!

As the only plug-in SUV to sell more than 100,000 units in its lifetime so far, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is going to arrive in the US with a reputation that puts it in league with the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, and Tesla Model S. Those are the only other vehicles that have passed Read more about 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Watch Out, Chevy Volt![…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Fulfills Huge Potential At Last

Most EV fans, whether or not they favor GM, have a lot of respect for the Chevrolet Volt, particularly the latest 2016 and 2017 models. Unfortunately, sales of the parallel plug-in hybrid didn’t reflect its popularity in 2015. That’s because GM was intentionally withholding the Volt from most states, which led to meager sales numbers. Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Fulfills Huge Potential At Last[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt Outsells Model S, Model X Combined

The numbers are in, and it looks like there is only one big winner in the plug-in EV segment – the 2017 Chevrolet Volt. As GM is beginning to fulfill more demand for the plug-in hybrid, the true value of the vehicle is becoming increasingly apparent. It is the only EV among its closest sales Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt Outsells Model S, Model X Combined[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Time To Beat – 2.8 Seconds!

The 2017 Tesla Model 3 offering Ludicrous Mode is an inevitability, and from a Twitter exchange between a fan and CEO Elon Musk the availability of extra-insane performance is all but confirmed. Beyond posting an assuring response to the query of the feature, there are no additional details regarding how it would affect the pricing Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Time To Beat – 2.8 Seconds![…]