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  1. 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...
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    Tesla Model 3 owner roams worry-free during Portugal's oil crisis

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 30, 2019. Portugal is experiencing a serious oil crisis as fuel truck drivers are on strike, hundreds of gas stations have been closed and the situation is worsening. Even flight operations are being affected during this time of crisis...
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    Tesla clears a path for a future ride-hailing service

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 29, 2019. Tesla recently announced that it will start leasing Model 3, a move that could easily stoke Model 3 demand in the United States. Above: Tesla's Model 3 (Image: Tesla) Leasing is the preferred financial option for most luxury...
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    Are China's electric car companies ready to take on Tesla?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 28, 2019. When it comes to electric vehicles, China has taken a lead role on the world stage. Chinese EV companies have flourished. And the country's car buyers are increasingly intrigued by going electric. Now, Tesla is readying itself for...
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    A guide to the current options available for Tesla's Model 3

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 26, 2019. Guest post: Blane Erwin, Current Automotive; Editor's Note: The prices shown here are subject to change so if you're in the market for a Model 3, this handy guide can help — but it's always important to check directly with Tesla for...
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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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    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...
  8. EVANNEX

    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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    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...
  11. 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...
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    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...
  13. EVANNEX

    Big Auto Plays Catch-Up with Tesla's Over-the-Air Software Updates

    Originally published at evannex.com. Journalists have been calling cars “computers on wheels” for at least a decade, but there’s a problem with that metaphor: these days, even the simplest of computers can update their software remotely, with little or no user input required. Other than the...
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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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    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's battery tech may soon improve - here's why

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla’s battery research group, led by renowned battery boffin Jeff Dahn, has applied for a patent on a new battery cell chemistry that the company says could deliver faster charging, longer life and lower cost. Above: Tesla's Model S (Instagram...
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    Tesla road trip hacks after driving through 48 states

    Originally published at evannex.com. Guest Contributor: Steve Sasman*; Editor’s Note: Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48-state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores and meeting over 500 Tesla employees. Here, Steve recounts some tips, tricks, and hacks driving...
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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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    Volkswagen will use Tesla Powerpacks in some of its charging stations

    Originally published at evannex.com. Electrify America, the charging network established by the VW diesel settlement, has announced plans to install battery storage units manufactured by Tesla at some of its DC fast charging stations. The network will deploy Tesla Powerpack systems consisting...
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    Having more electric cars on the road will reduce everyone's electric bill

    Originally published at evannex.com. Regular readers of this column are well aware of the wonderful benefits of EV ownership. However, electric vehicles can also have a positive impact on the electric grid, serving as the perfect complement to renewable energy sources. Jeff McMahon, writing in...
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    Elon Musk: The higher purpose of Tesla

    Originally published at evannex.com. With Tesla, Elon Musk set out to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy. With solar, battery storage, and electric cars, Musk is looking (deeply) at practical clean energy solutions for the planet. He's even opened the company's patents to expedite EV...
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    Tesla road trip tales after traveling through 48 states

    Originally published at evannex.com. Guest Contributor: Steve Sasman*; Editor's Note: Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48-state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores, meeting over 500 Tesla employees, and uncovering helpful road trip hacks. Here, Steve recounts...
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    Forecasting Tesla Model 3 sales in 2019

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla’s Model 3 has quickly conquered the luxury car segment. In its first year on the market, the new EV sold an estimated 138,000 units in the US, beating out the Lexus RX, which sold 111,641 units, and sailing past the BMW 3 and 4 series, which sold...
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    Elon Musk knows how to get what he wants

    Originally published at evannex.com. Elon Musk took to Twitter recently and posted an image that looked like that infamous "say hello to my little friend" scene from Scarface. It was accompanied by a question, "Host meme review?" PewDiePie, a YouTube personality with an astounding 83 million...