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Unboxing the 2020 Tesla Tequila

In addition to selling cars, Tesla sometimes decides to whip up some quick cash by offering items like flamethrowers and booty shorts. Earlier this year, an adult beverage hit the Tesla store. After a few weeks of waiting, we finally received our bottle of Tesla Tequila. Follow along as we show you what’s inside. The […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/16/2020
Alternating Currents: Eco mode needs to Chill

Branding is everything. Any car with an ‘eco mode’ is immediately setting itself up for failure. Your brain instantly knows that you’re sacrificing something for the sake of economy, perhaps for the sake of the environment. It’s never really very clear what you’re sacrificing, but the glowing green leaf symbol on your dashboard makes it […]

by Bradley Brownell
12/16/2020
Tesla offering one year of free Supercharging on Model 3 and Model Y: Report

It’s close to the end of the quarter, which means it’s time for Tesla to offer some sort of incentive to push metal. This time, at least for now, it’s a year of free Supercharging. According to a report from Electrek, sales personnel are authorized to add one year of free high speed charging to […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/14/2020
How-to check the Tesla stock price at our dedicated hub

Whether you are long or short on Tesla (TSLA), or you’re just curious in the current stock price, we here at EV Pulse track that for you at a dedicated hub for EV news. Called The Pulse, this centralized hub shows you stock prices for some of the biggest names in EVs and alternative energy. […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/10/2020
Alternating Currents: Tesla and Stellantis sittin’ in a tree, m-e-r-g-i-n-g… or at least they should

Last week headlines littered the internet with Elon Musk indicating he might be interested in merging Tesla with another automaker in the near future. There are hundreds of reasons that this makes sense, but there is really only one auto conglomerate that can offer Tesla what it needs while needing what Tesla offers. That’s right, […]

by Bradley Brownell
12/9/2020
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
12/3/2020
Musk open to merger talks: Report

During Tesla‘s early days, it made sense to consider the idea of merging with a more successful car company. The learnings of the larger automaker could be transformed into a successful manufacturing process for electric vehicles. Of course, that didn’t happen. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a “go it alone” type of leader, and it’s […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/1/2020
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