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Which electric pickup truck will be canceled next?

When it was expected General Motors was going to take an ownership stake in Nikola, it added credibility. Surely with GM on board, the company would do well and the Badger would hit the streets. That’s not, unfortunately, what happened. Through a series of calamities surrounding the former CEO, confidence in the company dwindled. GM […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/30/2020
Would you buy a small Tesla hatchback?

During Tesla’s Battery Day this fall, CEO Elon Musk said that he believes the company will work on a $25,000 Tesla model once the battery tech becomes cheap enough to do so. Recently, Musk added that a small hatchback is likely in the works. While it’d be a European model to start, there’s always a […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/29/2020
How will the Tesla Semi actually get 621 miles per charge?

Recently, Elon Musk mentioned that the Tesla Semi, a class 8 commercial truck, will get 621 miles of range per charge. How exactly will that be possible? Musk claims new battery technology will be what makes it happen, and while I agree that new battery technology is going to make this goal more attainable, it’s […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/27/2020
Tesla recalling Model X over improperly applied adhesive for cosmetic trim

Tesla is recalling 9,136 potentially affected Model X vehicles due to a production issue where adhesive wasn’t properly primed before applied to trim near the doors of the vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “[t]he Model X is equipped with a cosmetic appliqué at the front of the roof just behind the […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/25/2020
EV 101: Can a Tesla use an Electrify America fast charging station?

If you own a Tesla, you have the luxury of being able to rapidly top off your car at any Supercharger location. The Supercharger network is one of the main reasons why Teslas are so popular. But if you’re in an area that doesn’t have a Supercharger, you might need to charge elsewhere. Electrify America’s […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/25/2020
Will the Walmart Black Friday TV fit in my electric car?

Despite the pandemic and economic uncertainty that comes with it, the holiday shopping season is upon us. That means that the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, people will be flocking to stores and online to get holiday deals. While many will shop online this year because of the pandemic, some may mask up […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/19/2020
All of the electric vehicles on sale today: November 2020 edition

The list of electric vehicles available to buy is growing rapidly with 15 models available from nine major automakers today. That number is set to grow before the end of the year (Ford Mustang Mach-E) and will expand even further by the end of 2021. Last year one in 20 new vehicles sold globally is […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
11/13/2020
Alternating Currents: President-elect Joe Biden to be Car Guy-in-Chief

In spite of best efforts by the Trump administration to curtail green energy growth in favor of coal and gas, the industry has blossomed over the last half decade or so. Not only has the cost to produce green energy fallen like a stone, but electric vehicles of all kinds are bridging the gap between […]

by Bradley Brownell
11/11/2020
Tesla hits 20,000 Supercharger milestone

Whether you’re a fan of Tesla or not, its expansive Supercharger network sets the company apart in the world of all-electric vehicle ownership. Its profound infrastructure investment gives customers the ability to confidently road trip without worrying about where they’ll stop next. This week, the company announced another significant milestone in its march toward progress. […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
11/10/2020
Tesla sells out of tequila shortly after going on sale, because 2020

A few years back Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and hype man, promised that the company was working on Tesla branded tequila. The company has now delivered on that promise. Called Tesla Tequila, the elixir of the gods is produced by Nosotros Tequila in California. The bottle appears to be designed after the Tesla charging […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/6/2020