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  1. EVANNEX

    A man with Tesla superpowers, a SpaceX launch, and a meeting of the minds

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 16, 2019. When Steve Sasman invited me to the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch, I jumped at the chance. Steve and I met back in 2015 during his first 48-state Tesla road trip. At the time, Elon Musk tweeted Steve's blog post about his travels...
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    Tips and tricks for road trips in a Tesla

    Originally published at https://evannex.com. We do love Tesla Electric Road Trip stories, especially when they’re spiced with practical charging tips. A recent addition to the genre, from Brad Templeton, posted on Forbes, goes beyond the usual travel log of sights seen and charging difficulties...
  3. 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...
  5. EVANNEX

    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...
  7. EVANNEX

    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...
  8. EVANNEX

    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...
  9. EVANNEX

    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...
  10. EVANNEX

    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...
  11. EVANNEX

    In depth: How Tesla’s V3 Superchargers get you back on the road in 15 minutes [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla-related news items have been coming out so quickly that a major innovation seems to have slipped by with little media comment. Tesla’s new generation of fast charging technology, V3 Supercharging, promises to make topping up a Tesla almost as fast as...
  12. EVANNEX

    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...
  13. EVANNEX

    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...
  14. EVANNEX

    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...
  15. EVANNEX

    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...
  16. EVANNEX

    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...
  17. EVANNEX

    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...
  19. EVANNEX

    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...
  20. EVANNEX

    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...
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    Tesla hosts students at eight facilities to introduce girls to engineering [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. Amid all the skewed media coverage of Tesla these days, it’s worth highlighting some of the positive things the company is doing for the communities in which it operates. Above: Having fun in front of Tesla's factory in Fremont California (Twitter: Tesla)...
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    Infographic: Tesla's recent changes to its Autopilot feature availability

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla dropped a bit of a bombshell yesterday, announcing the introduction of the Standard Range Model 3, a number of price and feature changes, and the transition to online sales only along with the closure of its retail stores. Above: Tesla's Model 3...
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    Commands for Tesla: A Tesla app for iPhone and Apple Watch

    **This is unofficial M3OC forum thread for feature request and support for Commands for Tesla iOS and watchOS app** Commands for Tesla adds Siri Shortcuts, today widget and Apple Watch support for your Tesla vehicle. In this forum thread, I will answer to all questions, feature requests, and bug...
  24. EVANNEX

    Inside Tesla’s secret, intense focus on batteries

    Originally published at evannex.com. By now, regular readers of this column are well aware that we (along with most other writers who focus on electric vehicles) consider the threat of the “Tesla killer” to be no threat at all. Yes, Big Auto is producing excellent EVs, some of which are in...
  25. EVANNEX

    Ignore the FUD, Tesla was the auto industry's champ in 2018

    Originally published at evannex.com. Much of this year was marked by a massive smear campaign against Elon Musk and his electric car company Tesla. FUD was at an all-time high. Ignore it. If you cut through the clutter, and instead, according to Wired, “If you focus on Tesla the company, then...
  26. EVANNEX

    Tesla takes 40 steps and 90 minutes to produce a Model 3 at the Fremont Factory

    Originally published at evannex.com. As Tesla’s production ramp for the Model 3 continues to improve, so does its process. Part of this can be attributed to engineering efficiencies. Business Insider reports, “After a recent visit to the company’s Fremont, California factory, analyst Pierre...
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    Tesla’s new board chair, Robyn Denholm, says that ‘constructive conflict’ is important

    Originally published at evannex.com. Questions arose when Tesla announced its new board chair Robyn Denholm. How might the seasoned executive interface with Tesla's hard-charging CEO Elon Musk? Richard Walters (via Financial Times) reports that "Ms Denholm has always described herself as direct...
  28. EVANNEX

    TESLA PAYS TRIBUTE ON VETERANS DAY [GALLERY]

    Originally published at evannex.com. If you haven't seen it yet, feast your eyes on this stunning "Special Ops" project from Tesla in conjunction with SS Customs. They've created an eye-catching camouflage Tesla that announces the company's U.S. Veterans Program across the side of the vehicle...
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    Are China's electric cars a threat to Tesla?

    Originally published at evannex.com. Electric vehicles are gaining traction in China. Daniel Ren (via South China Morning Post) writes, "While US maker Tesla often grabs the headlines... BYD and peers like Beijing Auto and Roewe are quietly selling enough electric vehicles (EVs) to make China...
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    Tesla Model 3 Carbon Fiber Trunk Wing

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