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Pre-order a Tesla Roadster Founders Series and paid the full $250,000 up front? Here’s how much you’re potentially out

On November 16, 2017, Tesla debuted the perpetually upcoming Tesla Roadster 2.0. At that point, Elon Musk opened up the order banks for reservations. The reservation amount was substantial — $5,000 up front and $45,000 after 10 days — but if you wanted to secure that ultra lucrative Founders Series, you had to shell out […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/8/2021
Elon Musk tweets out that Tesla is canceling the Model S Plaid+

Elon Musk, the CEO of the most valuable car company on the planet by market cap, tweeted out on a Sunday afternoon that his company is canceling the upcoming Model S Plaid+ super sedan. According to Musk there’s no need to make a step up from the Plaid model. “No need, as Plaid is just […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/6/2021
Consumers are looking forward to the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning, other electric trucks: Study

A new study from Piplsay has revealed that the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has consumers excited for electric trucks. Piplsay polled 27,870 Americans nationwide and found that 57 percent are excited about the battery-electric pickup with 32 percent saying they’re most impressed with the Lightning. The survey was conducted from June 1 to 2 on […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2021
Tesla officially supports driver monitoring through cabin camera with update 2021.4.15.11

For awhile a cabin camera came installed inside Tesla Model 3 and Model Y models, and it was never quite understood if it was on and what was happening to the data. Now it appears that Tesla has officially turned on the camera to monitor the driver while Autopilot is active. Someone on Twitter just […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/27/2021
Why you need a screen protector for the Tesla Model Y touchscreen

One of the most touched, and interacted with, components in your Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is the touch screen. The 15-inch Model Y touch screen is the way in which you interact with the vehicle’s computer for a myriad functions. The sleek look of the touch screen is shiny and beautiful. That being said, […]

by Robbi Hess
5/27/2021
How many miles a day are enough miles a day for an EV owner?

The conversation about big range versus charging infrastructure versus charging speeds is getting tiring. It’s been raging for the last few years, with many potential car buyers arguing EVs will never be able to go far enough, charge fast enough, or reach whatever backwater hollar they need to visit twice a year. Cars shouldn’t be […]

by Bradley Brownell
5/26/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. the competition: How does the new Korean player stack up?

It’s no secret that the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is aimed squarely at the Tesla Model Y. With the E-GMP platform’s ability to DC charge at 400- and 800-volts, and an estimated range of 300 miles in the single-motor version with the 77.4-kWh lithium-ion battery, there’s no denying this crossover’s main bogey. With that said […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin for new vehicle transactions

Recently, Elon Musk and Tesla started accepting Bitcoin as a method for reserving a vehicle and paying for it. The cryptocurrency has seen enormous gains and it has helped with Tesla’s overall bottom line. So it is strange that the company would stop accepting it. Since Tesla no longer operates a public relations office in […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/12/2021
Best 12-volt coolers for taking your Tesla camping

Camping season is upon us and if you want to camp in your Tesla electric car you’re not alone. Many Tesla owners are putting down the back seats, setting up a mattress and climbing in for the night. #RVLife is a thing and you don’t need an RV to get out, hit the open road […]

by Robbi Hess
5/10/2021
Best floor mats for the Tesla Model Y

Your Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is the car of your dreams, right? If you want to protect your investment as well as the interior of the vehicle, you may want to invest in floor mats for it. The Tesla manufacturer equips the vehicle with carpeted floor mats and while those are all right for […]

by Robbi Hess
5/10/2021