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  1. EVANNEX

    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...
  2. EVANNEX

    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...
  3. EVANNEX

    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...
  4. EVANNEX

    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...
  5. EVANNEX

    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...
  6. EVANNEX

    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...
  7. EVANNEX

    Arguing from edge cases and other varieties of anti-electric car misinformation

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on July 1, 2019. Every new technology has its detractors, and some of these people are willing to indulge in fantastic flights of fancy to support their arguments that the new tech won’t work, or will never catch on. A recent exchange of ideas on...
  8. EVANNEX

    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...
  9. EVANNEX

    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...
  10. EVANNEX

    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...
  11. EVANNEX

    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...
  12. EVANNEX

    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...
  13. TrevP

    Official Fighting Tesla Myths for everyone

    As many of you have experienced incredible myths about Tesla when taking to the public, which is incredibly frustrating, the great guys over at CleanTechnica have created a new Tesla Myths page with lots of information on what is commonly circulating on the internet and thus in peoples minds. I...
  14. EVANNEX

    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...
  15. M

    Best Route for Young Driver looking to Buy Tesla Model 3 (UK)

    Hey! I'm 18 and have always been a big electric car enthusiest, I've only just passed my Test in April 2019 and am Currently just driving a Little Renault Clio 1.2 Extreme as a run around. Now, of course right now It's very unlikely I can insure a Tesla Model 3 if I bought one, however I plan...
  16. EVANNEX

    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...
  17. EVANNEX

    A Father's Day tribute to a very special Tesla Dad

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 16, 2019. I decided to move to South Florida from the Big Apple. It was 2011, and I just got married. I was also (soon after) blessed with a beautiful baby girl. My life was changing, fast. One day, at my parents house, my father called me...
  18. EVANNEX

    Slowly but surely, EVs are displacing gasoline, and renewables are replacing fossil fuels

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 11, 2019. As every Tesla driver knows, electric vehicles are more reliable, more convenient, cheaper to operate, safer and more fun to drive than legacy vehicles. However, the most important reason for the transition to electric driving is to...
  19. EVANNEX

    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...
  20. EVANNEX

    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...
  21. EVANNEX

    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...
  22. J

    Auto Detailing - DFW

    Hey guys, Tesla owner in north fort worth (Keller) and I have started detailing cars on the side (mostly weekend mornings) and wanted to see if anyone has any interest in getting their car done. Trying to focus on higher end cars where the owner really cares about the extra effort in hand...
  23. EVANNEX

    Defending against car hacking: Tips, Tricks and Tesla [Infographic]

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 1, 2019. Connected cars require increased vigilance to ensure their safety. While some of today's cars have documented vulnerabilities (e.g. the infamous hacked Jeep), Tesla has been steadfast in its efforts to defend against car hacking...
  24. EVANNEX

    Can accessories improve a Tesla more than its software updates?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 31, 2019. It's a thrilling feeling when you take delivery of your first Tesla. There's that new car smell. The serene silence of having no internal combustion engine. The ultra-smooth acceleration. The addictive torque when you stomp on the...
  25. EVANNEX

    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...
  26. EVANNEX

    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...
  27. EVANNEX

    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...
  28. EVANNEX

    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...
  29. GateFather

    The Techlology Guy - Tesla Videos

    Hey Everyone, this is my show where I’m focusing mostly on Tesla but will mix some other Tech in eventually as well! I’m just starting out but so far I have 4 episodes. I’m going to post each here in a separate post so I can link back to them individually should they become relevant and helpful...
  30. EVANNEX

    Tesla's battery expert Jeff Dahn calls new battery chemistry the best he's seen in 10 years

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on May 22, 2019. Electric vehicle buffs may not think of the military as a driver of battery innovation, but it’s logical if you think about it. 21st-century soldiers use lots of battery-powered equipment, and they need batteries that are light to...