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Tesla Gigafactory Flyover Video – September 19, 2018

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla Gigafactory is getting solar panels. Not much changed at the Tesla Gigafactory in terms of building size (30% of the planned footprint), since the flyover video in August 2017, but finally solar panels begin to pop up on the roof. The first panels were installed in early 2018, and ultimately there will be 70 ...

Here’s Seven Reasons Why Electric Vehicles Will Kill The Gas Car

ELECTRIC VEHICLES WILL KILL THE GAS CAR — HERE’S WHY Are the days of the gas guzzler numbered? Tom Raftery (via Forbes) says there are “seven reasons why the internal combustion engine is a dead man walking.” He explains, “Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to electric ...

Tesla Model 3 Key Fob Free To Current Owners, Included For New

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Key fob in, when available. Key card probably out. You’ll no longer need to rely on the key card, as your smartphone, as well as this key fob, will grant you access to the Tesla Model 3. The key card’s potential exit started way back in May of this year. In a video posted by Consumer Reports, ...

Tesla Lands Lithium Supply Deal With Chinese Giant

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Ganfeng Lithium Co. finds Tesla and LG Chem among its customers. China’s top producer of lithium – Ganfeng Lithium Co. – will supply lithium-hydroxide products to Tesla/Tesla’s selected battery manufacturer, according to the latest news. The deal is for about a fifth of Ganfeng’s total production and will run from 2018 to the end of ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 Performance Race Tesla Roadster

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How does a Tesla Model 3 Performance fare against an 8-year-old Tesla Roadster? As far as we can tell, this may be the first matchup between Tesla’s oldest car and newest car. We don’t generally see races including the original Tesla Roadster all too often these days, while races with the Tesla Model 3 Performance ...

Get $17,500 Off A BMW i3: Here’s How

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Customers in Georgia are offered up to a $17,500 rebate on the BMW i3. Georgia Power has been involved in the electric transportation field for 20 years, and now the company has seemingly partnered with BMW to offer a seriously appealing option for all future BMW i3 customers. According to a recent tweet by the ...

Watch Tesla Model S P100D Race Model X P100D Ludicrous

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

One of the quickest sedans on the market races the quickest SUV. When drag races come into play, there’s little that can beat a Tesla in the world of mass-produced factory tuned cars. Even the smallest Model 3 packs quite a punch, delivering performance equal or better to the likes of a BMW M3, Mercedes-Benz ...

MAN Reveals CitE Electric Truck Concept

09.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

MAN CitE is a new kind of truck. One of the stars of MAN Truck & Bus at the 2018 IAA is the MAN CitE, an all-electric concept truck from the future, that breaks with the previous design of city trucks, as well as with the old-school design time frame (it was developed in just ...

Fuel Cell Vehicles Will Be Possible When BEVs Allow It

Hmm…why’s that? Well, hydrogen fuel cells require clean air. With all the talks of hydrogen fuel cells we’ve seen in the past several years, we missed one additional drawback of the FCVs that wasn’t explored till a Daimler, ZBT GmbH and Forschungszentrum Jülich study. The problem is that fuel cells are affected by traffic-related air pollutants ...

Watch & Listen As Tesla Semi Accelerates With Trailer Attached

09.21.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Yet again, we get new footage of the Tesla Semi, this time up-close, pulling a trailer. Yes, it is a semi-truck, but it’s also a Tesla. The Silicon Valley automaker will likely never make a vehicle without absurd acceleration. Even its more mainstream, less expensive Model 3 has proven its prowess and the dual-motor all-wheel ...