Tracing The Ancestry of Today’s Electric Vehicles (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 13:52:30 +0000

This article is part of a short series on the history of EVs. You can find Part 1 here. The Tesla Roadster Both the compliance cars and the serious cars since 2010 have one big thing in common: they were forced into existence by pressure from the Tesla Roadster. Like the newer non-compliance EVs, it […]

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OG Tesla Roadster Owner Trades His Roadster For An NFT

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:49:28 +0000

Whats Inside? host, Dan Markham, has sold his original Tesla Roadster for an NFT and shared the experience about it on his YouTube channel. An NFT is a “non-fungible token,” which is a unit of data stored on the blockchain. This certifies a digital asset to be unique and not interchangeable. Most NFTs are photos, […]

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More Details On Tesla’s Innovative Carbon-Wrapped Motor

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 04:46:49 +0000

Tesla is always coming up with innovative solutions to solve problems large or small, and one such example was revealed at the Model S Plaid delivery event last week. Elon Musk spoke about this achievement briefly during the presentation. “Something we’re really proud of is the new carbon-sleeved rotors for the motor,” he said. “This […]

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Tesla: Better, Faster, Stronger (Video)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 23:46:14 +0000

This is a short and sweet spec ad that YouTuber Billy Crammer made for Tesla. The video is set to a remix of one of my favorite songs from Kanye West, “Stronger,” in which the lyrics are rather empowering — incorporating the idea that what doesn’t kills us makes us stronger. The video also included […]

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These 5 Plugin Vehicle Models Would Benefit Most From Proposed US EV Tax Credit Update (Chart)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 00:00:55 +0000

As we reported recently, there’s a big cleantech bill moving through the US Congress that would revive, extend, and expand the zero-emission vehicle tax credit in various ways. Our friend Loren McDonald over at EVAdoption looked at the details model by model and has provided a table showing how much the max tax credit would […]

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The Supercar/Hypercar Wars Continue, But The Roadster Still Has An Ace Up Its Sleeve

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 14:12:28 +0000

When the Tesla Roadster was revealed, it was quite a surprise. People thought the Tesla Semi reveal was over and that everyone was going to head home soon. Suddenly, the lights changed and the prototype came out of the back of a Semi like the DeLorean in Back To The Future came out of Doc […]

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Me & “Old Blue”: How the Original Tesla Roadster Helped Me Serve “The Mission” Well Beyond Its Production Run

Credit to Author: David Havasi| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 06:06:36 +0000

In November of 2010, Tesla flew me out to their Silicon Valley headquarters for my first round of interviews. It was the “Roadster Days,” when Tesla was a fraction of its current size. You could just pull into the HQ and get a parking spot right up next to the building. In later years, getting […]

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BMW Is Finally “Ready To Compete With Tesla,” Media Outlet Reports — But Is That The Right Framing?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 23:57:45 +0000

BMW’s new EVs are “ready to compete with Tesla,” Inverse has claimed. The article noted that BMW took some time away from EVs but has recently returned to the EV space with a new EV that is “ready to take on the Audi, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz luxury EVs already on the market — and, of […]

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No, Tesla Won’t Beat Lamborghini At Handling Anytime Soon

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 02:41:20 +0000

A recent article at The Drive tells us that Lamborghini is giving up on trying to be the fastest vehicles in terms of acceleration. Electric vehicles like Tesla are just too powerful to beat with a combustion engine at this point. Instead, Lamborghini is going to be focusing on handling. Unfortunately, many Tesla fans are […]

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Insane Features of Tesla’s Rebooted Roadster

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 00:00:06 +0000

Originally published on EV Annex. by: Charles Morris We haven’t been hearing much about Tesla’s next-gen Roadster lately, as the company has been keeping its focus on more practical and profitable projects. That’s probably a wise decision, but as Elon Musk would surely agree, sometimes you have to throw wisdom to the winds and have some […]

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