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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
Used EV buying guide: 7 tips and tricks for finding your dream electric vehicle

So you want an Electric Vehicle, but the sticker shock of a brand-new one has you looking elsewhere? Why not a used EV? As sales continue to grow, more and more previously charged electric vehicles are becoming available, especially in states that have been offering big incentives on new ones for years. A new type […]

by Evan Williams
11/2/2020
Has Tesla lost that lovin’ feelin’?

A lot has happened in the last few days and months to make us question whether Tesla is still the sweetheart it once was. Defying industry norms, Tesla refused to follow traditional sales methods by not conforming to the dealer model legacy auto has had in place for decades. Regular over the air updates and […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
10/23/2020
Tesla “Full Self Driving” option increases in price to $10,000 (Updated)

The complete rewrite of Tesla‘s “Full Self Driving” functionality is rolling out to a limited number of beta users right now, as CEO Elon Musk promised during Battery Day. As a result, Musk believes it is time to raise the price of the option. While no car is actually full self driving — we believe […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/22/2020
Alternating Currents: If Tesla truly cared about the environment, it would open up its charging network to non-Teslas

“Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” That is the company mission statement. Though some of the verbiage has changed it has been more or less the same mission since the company was founded. Every time I remember this fact, a question immediately pops up in my head. If Tesla wants […]

by Bradley Brownell
10/21/2020
Top 5 EVs with the longest range: October 2020

One of the main factors people look for when buying an electric vehicle is range. In the United States, especially, the longer the range the more appealing the car is to prospective buyers. Here’s a list of the Top 5 longest range electric vehicles on sale in the United States for October 2020. 5. Chevrolet […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/20/2020
Tesla reduces used vehicle warranty in confusing pattern of confidence reducing measures

In order to build confidence in the brand, Tesla offered two things that made it stand out. One, it allowed people to drive the car for 7 days and return it no questions asked. Two, Tesla offered 2 to 4 year warranties on used Model S and Model X models. The company cut the 7 […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/19/2020
Tesla removes 7 day no hassle return policy on new cars sold

One of the disadvantages of buying a new car without driving it is that you aren’t sure what you’re going to get. With Tesla‘s build quality issues of the past, being able to spend a week with your new purchase was a crucial step to build confidence in the vehicle  you purchased. Now that feature […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/19/2020