How to use camp mode in your Tesla

  When you invested in your Tesla electric vehicle did you ever imagine you’d be sleeping in it? If your idea of glamping involves putting down the seats, adding a mattress and some pillows and putting the vehicle into “camp mode,” then the Tesla is the place to be! We explore how to use camp […]

by Robbi Hess
Which home charger or Level 2 charger should I buy for my Tesla?

You’ve decided that Tesla is the electric vehicle for you, but which home charger should you buy? While Tesla sells its own charging equipment, there are other lots of other options to consider. Here’s a breakdown of how EV charging works and how quickly the different chargers can charge your Tesla so you can decide […]

by Nicole Wakelin
The best Tesla Model 3 accessories

When the Tesla Model 3 first arrived on the market in 2017, it was widely considered a high-tech vehicle — but it wasn’t without its fair share of criticism. For starters, it mostly lacked physical buttons, knobs, and dials, instead relying on a giant, landscape touch screen display for most of its controls. If you […]

by Jason Siu
Elon Musk: Tesla reaffirms opening Supercharger network to other BEVs

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been on the record that the automaker will open its Supercharger network to other battery-electric vehicles; the company has long enjoyed the perks of having one of the best charging experiences thanks to this. That’s about to change since Musk confirmed last year that it’s opening up Tesla’s Supercharger stations […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Here’s why my go to recommendation is no longer Tesla

Prior to today, Tuesday Mar. 15, 2022, my go to recommendation for a new electric vehicle had a Tesla badge on the hood. Why? Because normal people who don’t know much about electric cars have the easiest time transitioning when the car they are driving is a Tesla. The Supercharger network is reliable, and Tesla’s […]

by Chad Kirchner
More businesses should invest in level 2 charging, but leave DCFC to companies like Electrify America and Tesla who own their own equipment for the time being

Capitalism is great. Well, sometimes. When it comes to the rollout of EV charging infrastructure it can be a bit of a double-edged sword. Level 2 J-1772 charging is perfect for many businesses who want to offer a competitive advantage but they need to leave the DCFC to some of the big dogs — at […]

by Chad Kirchner
Musk: “Tesla ‘FSD’ price rising to $12k on Jan. 17”

Tesla’s “Full Self Driving” software suite is controversial at best. It’s a Level 2 ADAS system that promised to be fully autonomous in the future, based on the hardware currently in the car. While paying a few grand for the promise of something in the future, the price continued to rise for the software. Keep […]

by Chad Kirchner
CES 2022 confirms EVs are coming whether you like it or not

EVs are coming, whether you like it or not. If you’re reading this site, you presumably already know that, but this latest CES in Las Vegas — and virtually — pretty much confirms our electron future of transportation. GM took the opportunity to show off an electric Silverado. When you add that to the electric […]

by Chad Kirchner
Gemini 001 prototype for Our Next Energy does 752 miles on a single charge

Our Next Energy (ONE), a battery technology company based in Michigan, has just unveiled a proof-of-concept battery that allows an electric vehicle to travel up to 752 miles per charge. The vehicle, called Gemini 001, is a Tesla Model S retrofitted with an experimental pack that was put through a road test across Michigan in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
How much does a Tesla cost?

Tesla isn’t necessarily new to the car market, but it doesn’t have anywhere near the history and credibility of established automakers. It also has a drastically different sales method in comparison to big automakers like Ford or Chevrolet, selling direct to consumers through distribution centers rather than franchise dealers. Regardless, you can in fact buy […]

by Samanthan Rutherford