Bob Lutz, 'Father' of Chevy Volt, On Tesla: 'Trifecta Of Doom'

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Bob Lutz, 'Father' of Chevy Volt, On Tesla: 'Trifecta Of Doom'
“Tesla's showing all the signs of a company in trouble: bleeding cash, securitized assets, and mounting inventory. It's the trifecta of doom for any automaker,” wrote Bob Lutz, former vice chairman at General Motors GM +0.00%, in a column for Road and …
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Ford plunks down $200000 for Model X

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Ford plunks down $200000 for Model X
Automakers often buy cars made by competitors for road testing and for "tear-downs," but how often do they go to the expense that Ford did to obtain a Tesla Model X? Ford paid $199,950 — $55,000 more than the sticker price — to buy one of the first …
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LTA on Tesla car test: All electric cars will be assessed on CO2 emissions

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LTA on Tesla car test: All electric cars will be assessed on CO2 emissions
The authority was responding to Channel NewsAsia's questions after a local consumer, Mr Joe Nguyen, was reported to have spent months trying to get a licence for his Tesla Model S car to be driven on local roads. Additionally, he was not given the …
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Brabus Tesla Model S Zero Emission Is Electrifying

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Brabus Tesla Model S Zero Emission Is Electrifying
Brabus is known for offering thorough tuning programs that completely change the character of the vehicles based on them, but how can a Telsa P90D be furether improved? Well, it can't, at least not performance-wise, that's why the German tuning company …
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For Tesla all roads lead to China

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For Tesla all roads lead to China
Amid the constant attention lavished on Elon Musk and Tesla Motors, one bit of news has been mostly overlooked: the world's leading electric-car maker is now growing faster outside the United States than in it. Gaining the keys to Tesla global sales …
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EVE for Tesla Brings Smart Home Integration to the Model S and X

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EVE for Tesla Brings Smart Home Integration to the Model S and X
Through a recent partnership with Wink, connected car startup Evolved Vehicle Environments (EVE) has extended upon its popular browser-based EVE for Tesla app – a virtual control center for the Model S and Model X – with new features that will allow …
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I've never wanted a Tesla more than after watching this 'Ludicrous Speed' video

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I've never wanted a Tesla more than after watching this 'Ludicrous Speed' video
There are many reasons that I would love to drive a Tesla and one of them is the insane acceleration that Tesla cars have — in “Ludicrous Mode,” for instance, the Tesla Model S P85D can go from 9 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.8 seconds. If you want …
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Model Y Expected From Tesla As Rumors Intensify

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Model Y Expected From Tesla As Rumors Intensify
At an exciting and critical time for Tesla, it seems that the electric car manufacturer is already contemplating producing a new vehicle. This comes just weeks after the revelation of the Tesla Model 3, which has been an enormous success for the …
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Obviously Drivers Are Already Abusing Tesla's Autopilot

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Obviously Drivers Are Already Abusing Tesla's Autopilot
At 10:03 am Wednesday, a red Tesla Model S P85D with the license plate “UBER QIK” arrived at a parking garage on East 31st Street in Manhattan. This is noteworthy only because that very car was at the Portofino Hotel in Redondo Beach, California, just …
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It Is Illegal To Drive The New Tesla Model X Over The Brooklyn Bridge

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It Is Illegal To Drive The New Tesla Model X Over The Brooklyn Bridge
modelx-heavy SUVs are gas guzzlers for sure, but thankfully, the price of gas has come down by a whole lot over the past year. The expensive Tesla Model X is also an SUV, which is no gas guzzler since it is an electric powered ride. However, it looks …
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Ontario EV program tweak paves way for more Tesla sales

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Ontario EV program tweak paves way for more Tesla sales
Filed under: Government/Legal,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Tesla,AutoblogGreen Exclusive,Canada,Electric Ontario provincial government lifts price cap on electric vehicles that qualify for bigger rebate, effectively making most Teslas eligible. Continue reading Ontario EV program tweak paves way for more Tesla sales Ontario EV program tweak paves way for more Tesla sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:12:00 […]
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Hands free: Tesla Model S P90D vs BMW 730Ld

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Hands free: Tesla Model S P90D vs BMW 730Ld
Fourteen miles – that's the best I manage. Fourteen miles without touching the steering wheel or a pedal. Watching the car steer its way down the road is strange. I hover my hands, but the Tesla seems content getting on with things itself. It maintains …
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Ludicrous Tesla Model S P85D vs Turbo Truck and Muscle Cars – Drag Race Video

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Ludicrous Tesla Model S P85D vs Turbo Truck and Muscle Cars – Drag Race Video
“Noticed being a couple tenths faster along with help from launch control, which was only used on the last race. It is a bit difficult to use in a racing scenario where you want to cut a good r/t but is also running as fast as time from a P90D at least …
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Is This Our First Glimpse At A Tesla Model S Spy Car?

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Is This Our First Glimpse At A Tesla Model S Spy Car?
The ultimate badge of honor a car can get is to be used as a secret agent's personal getaway car. Tom Cruise does it with the BMW M3 in “Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation” and Bruce Willis does the honors for the G-Wagon in “A Good Day To Die Hard.
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GM Switchgate scandal, Tesla Autopilot probe both wind down

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GM Switchgate scandal, Tesla Autopilot probe both wind down
Last week, Volkswagen and Takata reached major settlements with the U.S. government over their respective misdeeds, and many suggest that the timing–coming one week before the swearing in of Donald Trump as president–was no coincidence. By most accounts, the companies wanted to finalize those agreements before Trump’s team started punching the…
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Google's Waymo is leading the self-driving car race

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Google's Waymo is leading the self-driving car race
Google’s self-driving car project–now known as Waymo–has put plenty of miles on the odometer. In fact, since 2009, the company’s autonomous fleet has traveled 2.3 million miles without assistance from their human companions. All that work is paying big dividends, according to new data from the California Department of Motor Vehicles. California…
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Here's a look back at the Tesla car that started it all

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Here's a look back at the Tesla car that started it all
What better time to look back into Tesla's history than a day before the unveiling of what may be its most popular car yet? It's easy to forget the Tesla Roadster. Only about 2,400 of them were sold, and for the most part, those cars stayed pretty far …
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Jaden Smith's first car is a Tesla Model X

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Jaden Smith's first car is a Tesla Model X
Jaden Smith has become one of the first people to snag a Tesla Model X, a car that isn't even on the market yet. The 17-year-old style icon picked a pretty sweet car as his first ride. The electric Model X has falcon-wing doors and runs around $80,000.
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