electric vehicle

  1. EVANNEX

    Industry behemoths slow to accept the rise of electric cars

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 19, 2019. Electric vehicles are the future - even the oiliest of oil-based businesses grudgingly agree on that. Price parity between EVs and legacy vehicles is expected to become a reality in some markets by 2022, and when that happens...
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    Top Gear: Tesla Model 3 goes head-to-head with BMW M3 [Video]

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 15, 2019. Top Gear recently took the Tesla Model 3 and BMW M3 out on the track in an attempt to see if Elon Musk's claims about Model 3's performance can actually be proved correct. Above: Top Gear Magazine's May 2019 cover photo featuring...
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    Australian politician calls electric vehicles a threat to the weekend

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 14, 2019. Electric vehicles have become a major issue in the Australian federal election, which will take place May 18. We Boreals may find the political countercurrents difficult to follow, but it seems that the Coalition, an alliance of...
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    Tesla owners now have an option for a third-party extended warranty

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 13, 2019. As the Tesla fleet grows (and ages), it's helpful to know there are additional options (just in case) to care for an out-of-warranty Model S, 3, X, or Roadster. It turns out that X-Care EV Protection is now offering the nation’s first...
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    AS TESLA'S MODEL 3 ARRIVES IN THE UK, AUTO EXPRESS WEIGHS IN WITH A REVIEW

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 9, 2019. With the right hand drive Model 3 currently in production, Tesla recently opened up orders for customers in the UK. Much fanfare surrounds the Model 3 British launch. In turn, local automotive media outlets are now coming out with...
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    Electric Vehicle Charging 101

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 6, 2019. Guest post: Blane Erwin, Current Automotive; Editor's Note: We've published a Guide to Tesla's Supercharger Network so the following article should serve as a helpful addendum for those times when a Tesla Supercharger may be out of...
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    Elon Musk says lidar is 'a fool's errand,' and others are starting to agree

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 5, 2019. Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) computer, which is now included in all Teslas being produced. The...
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    Do Wall Street's Tesla analysts understand the company?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 4, 2019. After the company's bumpy first quarter, Tesla's share price has experienced a dizzying rollercoaster ride. All across financial news media outlets, the narrative surrounding the company continues to feed off of FUD (fear, uncertainty...
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    Can you drive a Tesla Model 3 for $78 per month?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 3, 2019. By all accounts, Teslas are technological marvels, safe, dependable and fun to drive. But cheap? Well, there’s no question that an EV will save you money on fuel and maintenance compared to a legacy vehicle. And a Tesla isn’t a...
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    Tesla's leasing program will help it to disrupt the ride-sharing market

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 21, 2019. Tesla has been leading its customers through a merry little dance lately, shuffling its vehicle lineup around and raising and lowering prices. Buried among all the recent repricings is an announcement that has attracted little...
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    Tesla’s impact on the Auto Industry

    Hi there, I’m a 3rd year Journalism student from Liverpool John Moores University, and I’m currently working on a car magazine as part of my final year project before I graduate. For my magazine, I’m working on a feature piece about what impact Tesla has had on the auto industry since the...
  12. EVANNEX

    8 Great States Offering Electric Vehicle Incentives

    Originally published at https://evannex.com In the US, the federal tax credit for electric vehicles has been cut in half from $7,500 to $3,750 for both Tesla and GM. Now, the current administration looks like they're turning their backs on clean cars. In the future, there could be some hope...
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    Tesla Model 3 Crushes the German Car Market With +453% New Tesla Registrations in March

    Originally published at evannex.com. Model 3 has taken Europe by storm — especially after Norway's recent craziness for Tesla's lower-priced sedan. Now, it appears Germany is also falling in love with an American car that doesn't pollute the environment. Above: Tesla reaches record new car...
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    TESLA IS WINNING OVER GEARHEADS WITH ITS MODEL 3

    Originally published at evannex.com. The Hagerty Group was “built by people who love cars.” Since its 1984 founding, it has grown into one of the world’s foremost providers of insurance for collectible vehicles. The company’s web site offers a wealth of information and resources for...
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    Tesla shorts go completely off the deep end

    Originally published at evannex.com. Does Tesla have some sort of magical powers? Not only does it produce cars that seem too good to be true, but the company seems to have a way of making those who bet against it lose all perspective (the same may be true of some of the more rabid fans). When...
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    First right-hand-drive Tesla Model 3 spotted, next up: UK and Australia deliveries

    Originally published at evannex.com. The first-ever right-hand-drive Tesla Model 3 was recently spotted on the interstate-280 California highway (see below) — I-280 has been notorious for Model 3 spottings in the past as this freeway happens to be near Tesla's headquarters in Palo Alto...
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    Model 3 gets more power and range via Tesla's OTA software update

    Originally published at evannex.com. One of the joys of Tesla ownership is waking up to find that your car has been improved while you slept. However, the latest set of over-the-air updates for Model 3 is really something special: substantial increases in both power and range. Above: Tesla's...
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    As Tesla sells ever more electric cars, Toyota stubbornly sticks with hybrids

    Originally published at evannex.com. As global automakers are dragged kicking and screaming into the electric future, there seem to be no limits to the sophistry, lame excuses and misinformation they employ to justify their reluctance to get serious about selling electric vehicles. Above...
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    Is free Supercharging worth it? A guide to Tesla's Supercharging Network

    Originally published at evannex.com. Superchargers are Tesla’s solution to electric vehicle fast charging. 15-30 minutes at a Supercharger station is all that’s necessary to get the battery recharged to get back on the road. Plus, Tesla has invested heavily in building out a network of...
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    Norway goes crazy over Tesla Model 3, record-breaking shipments and registrations

    Originally published at evannex.com. Norway is the most forward-looking country in Europe when it comes to electric vehicle adoption — Tesla Model 3 registrations are breaking all records after shipments to the country started last month. Above: Tesla shipment unloads at the Port of Oslo...
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    The Three Things That Will Kill Electric Cars For Real

    Originally published at evannex.com. Above: Tesla's Model 3 (Flickr: harry_nl) If you’ve read anything about electric cars, you’ve no doubt come across the arguments that suggest the world is still not ready to give up its century-and-a-half dependence on the internal combustion engine. The...
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    Electric Vehicle Sales Soaring Around The World

    Originally published at evannex.com. 2018 was a banner year for plug-in vehicles: global sales totaled 2.1 million units, a 64% increase compared to 2017. As a share of the overall light vehicle market, cars with plugs reached 2.2% for the year, and an impressive 3.8% for the month of December...
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    No Teslas Need Apply for Canada's New $5,000 EV Incentive

    Originally published at evannex.com. Our neighbor to the north is encouraging its drivers to go electric. The Canadian provinces of Quebec and British Columbia offer incentives for EV purchases (Ontario's were recently cancelled), and various government-funded infrastructure projects are...
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    Driveways, not gas stations, are the EV fueling stations of the future

    Originally published at evannex.com. The adoption of any new technology is a gradual process, and it always takes time for people to break free of their old ways of doing things. Early TV shows were basically filmed radio plays, and early web sites looked like magazine pages with hyperlinks...
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    Can a Tesla end up costing you only five grand?

    Originally published at evannex.com. As any electric vehicle owner will explain, the higher purchase price of an EV is partially offset by the savings on fuel and maintenance, and for many buyers, by federal and state incentives. Tesla has always emphasized this fact - when you order a vehicle...
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    Cold Weather's Impact on Electric Vehicles, and How to Combat it

    Originally published at evannex.com. Since winter is making its last strike at the Midwest and Northeast this week, it’s a good time to take a look at how cold weather affects electric vehicles. In particular, electric vehicle shoppers are concerned about their range decreasing. This February...
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    The Plan for Tesla: Scale Today for Profits Tomorrow or Profits today for Scale Tomorrow

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told investors during the second quarter 2018 earnings call that he believes Tesla “can be sustainably profitable from Q3 onwards.” Source: Tesla In the fourth quarter 2018 earnings call, Musk remained confident that Tesla will...
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    Tesla owner goes green on St. Patrick's Day

    Originally published at evannex.com. Remixing the look of a Tesla can be subtle or bold. Many of the most eye-catching Tesla mods are prowling the streets of South Florida after leaving Signature Custom Wraps. And often the most stunning Tesla transformations are found on social media. I...
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    Tesla brings 'S3XY' back with the launch of Model Y

    Originally published at evannex.com. After so much anticipation, Elon Musk walked on stage at the LA Design Studio in Hawthorne California and introduced Tesla's newest addition to its line-up, the Model Y. Fortunately, Model Y looks to share some commonality with Model 3 which could translate...
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    Jack White uses his Tesla to record music

    Originally published at evannex.com. Rocker Jack White is a Tesla fan from way back - he’s a Model S owner and a self-described “huge fanatic and supporter of everything Tesla has been doing since day one.” Above: Jack White at the Tesla Factory (Twitter: Third Man Records) In 2016...