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    Case Study: How one condo complex took advantage of incentives to install electric vehicle chargers

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 17, 2019. Driving an electric vehicle is a joy, and charging is a piece of cake – if you live in a detached house with a carport, garage, or a private driveway. However, for apartment or condominium dwellers wishing to go electric, charging...
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    New research indicates range anxiety is more likely to strike gas car drivers than Tesla owners

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 16, 2019. When it comes to the mysterious malady known as range anxiety, there’s still a lot that medical researchers don’t know. The ailment is rampant among prospective electric vehicle owners, but it tends to inexplicably disappear within...
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    'Tesla Direct' is the program that's helping Elon Musk achieve record deliveries

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 15, 2019. The auto industry is famously complicated. Those who dare to build cars have to deal with global supply chains, government regulations and the ever-shifting vagaries of fashion. At the end of the assembly line however, lies one...
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    Make Norway, an electric vehicle paradise, your next vacation destination

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 12, 2019. When it comes to the EV revolution, Norway continues to be a model for the world. The cold country has, ironically, become a hotspot for those in the Tesla community. According to Brett Berke in Wired, "Norway has the world’s...
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    A DIY Trick To Protect Against A Case Of Tesla 'Crub Rash'

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 10, 2019. It's a sinking feeling most Tesla owners are familiar with — you rush to get that last spot in a parking lot. Suddenly, you hear a scraping sound from brushing up on a curb. You know there's trouble, open the door, look down, and...
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    New regulations proposed could slow growth of electric vehicle charging

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 10, 2019. Electric vehicle charging infrastructure is becoming more widely available every day, and EV drivers around the world can thank federal, state and local governments for encouraging this growth. However, government regulation can be...
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    Over 500 electric cars are first to cross Montreal's new Champlain Bridge [Video]

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 8, 2019. Over 500 electric cars enjoyed the honor of being the first to cross the Samuel de Champlain Bridge in Montreal, Canada which opened at 5:00 am on Monday, June 24th. This special bridge-crossing EV parade was organized by Club Tesla...
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    Tesla Negotiates a Tight Corner - Will It Stick?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 6, 2019. After a disappointing first quarter, which saw deliveries drop 31% compared to the previous quarter, Tesla recovered nicely and got back on track during the second quarter of 2019. Instagram: rtw_travelers Tesla broke the...
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    Measuring electric vehicle efficiency: What is MPGe?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 5, 2019. Electric vehicles offer large cost savings over traditional gasoline-burning vehicles. That’s simply because electric vehicles use electricity as fuel instead of gasoline. Electricity is much cheaper than gasoline, making it much...
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    UK's CAR Magazine: Tesla Model 3 'feels like a breakthrough car'

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 28, 2019. As Model 3 begins to appear on the UK's streets, local automotive news outlets are publishing their reviews of Tesla's highly-anticipated electric vehicle. One such publication, CAR Magazine, just released a written review and...
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    Shorting Tesla isn't just a bad bet, it's anti-American

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 30, 2019. There's quite a bit of vitriol among those investors shorting Tesla. Some want to make a quick buck. Others are betting the American automaker goes belly-up. And they're proud to do so. Does this make any sense? No it doesn't...
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    Supercar Smackdown: Tesla's next-gen Roadster EV vs. Ferrari's SF90 Stradale PHEV

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 26, 2019. Ferrari has taken an important baby step towards electrification with their latest production supercar, the Ferrari SF90 Stradale plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) — with three electric motors (2 at the front, one at the rear...
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    Why Tesla Model 3 is the safest car on the planet [Video]

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 25, 2019. As most Tesla fans already know, Tesla’s vehicles are just about the safest on the road. Model 3 is the safest car ever tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which judged Tesla’s newest car to have the lowest...
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    Inside the Twitter turf war over Tesla and Elon Musk

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 23, 2019. Why has Twitter become such a battleground over Tesla? Amit Katwala writes in Wired UK, "There’s no reason why a car company should be so divisive, but the warring tribes of Tesla fans and [Tesla haters] speak to human nature, the...
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    Electric vehicles finally start to appear in TV commercials

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 21, 2019. For years, those of us who write about the electric vehicle industry have been citing the lack of ads for EVs as evidence that automakers aren’t serious about selling them. So now that Jaguar and Audi have started airing some...
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    Germany's electric vehicle competition could help to accelerate Tesla's growth

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 19, 2019. Tesla naysayers often tout electric cars from legacy automakers as an imminent threat to the American automaker. And Neil Winton in Forbes reports, "Investors in Tesla have long been nervous about the fate of the company when German...
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    Automotive Design: Tesla and other carmakers plan for 'ACES' in the future

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 17, 2019. The automobile has always been a very dynamic product. Since cars came into widespread use in the early 20th century, almost everything about them has been constantly (albeit slowly) changing. Over the decades, vehicles have become...
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    Does the media have it backwards when it comes to Tesla and fires?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 9, 2019. It’s human nature to worry much more about spectacular threats than about more quotidian perils - for example, people tend to be terrified of terrorist attacks, but cavalier about car crashes, although on an intellectual level they...
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    Tesla’s new ‘Party Mode’ could be coming soon

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 8, 2019. It's been almost a year since Elon Musk teased a new 'Keep Climate On' feature specially designed for party animals and campers — now a Tesla hacker who goes by the name of 'green' recently released a screenshot showing a new 'Party...
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    Alligator-like adversaries work overtime to reverse the rise of Tesla and Elon Musk [Infographic]

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 6, 2019. Many have wondered why the mainstream press coverage of Tesla is so relentlessly negative. Someone who wasn’t familiar with the company, glancing at a typical day’s headlines, might imagine that Tesla is a company that uses child...
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    Moscow Tesla Club founders introduce new way to compare electric cars

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 5, 2019. Back in 2012, the Moscow Tesla Club was launched. Since then, the club's founders have been able to deliver more than 350 Teslas (and other electric cars) all over Russia. In addition, they've developed charging infrastructure and...
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    Does an Apple acquisition of Tesla make sense?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 30, 2019. An outside observer might believe the ongoing smear that has plagued Tesla for the past two years: the company is spending money at an unsustainable rate, and as a consequence, will soon be unable to fund operations. That’s nonsense...
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    Looking back at the long list of Tesla software updates

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 28, 2019. Teslas are the first (and so far, the only) cars that constantly improve themselves. Every time you get in your Tesla, there could be a pleasant surprise in store. What new useful (or whimsical) feature have Elon and his merry...
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    The cost of owning a Tesla after 200,000 miles

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 25, 2019. Guest contributor: Steve Sasman*; Editor's Note: Steve recently went on an epic 48 state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores, meeting over 500 Tesla employees, and discovering some helpful Tesla road trip hacks. Here, Steve looks back...
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    Other nations support electric cars. In the US, they're supposedly a threat to gas tax revenue.

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 23, 2019. Governments in Europe and China are trying to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles by offering subsidies and incentives, and it’s working. In Norway, EVs are exempt from taxes, and drivers receive perks such as free parking and...
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    Step inside the 2020 Tesla Roadster [Video]

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 24, 2019. Next-gen Tesla Roadster prototypes don't have door handles and it looks like Tesla is determined to keep it that way as a recent video surfaced showing how to open the doors and enter the car. Above: Getting up close and personal...
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    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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    No, electric vehicles do not produce more carbon emissions than gasoline vehicles

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 18, 2019. One of the biggest arguments in favor of the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is that they produce fewer emissions and are therefore better for the environment. Tesla’s mission statement has long been (and continues to be) “to...
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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...