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IIHS: New Tesla Model 3 Reflector Headlights Improve Car’s Safety

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tiny tweaks improve safety. No car is safe at night if you can’t see the road that lies ahead. Yet, few safety agencies test headlights. One exception is the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety). According to the IIHS, any Tesla Model 3 built after June 2018 has a “good” rating for standard LED reflector headlights. Meanwhile, ...

Nissan LEAF Rapidgate No Longer A Problem?

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It appears Nissan may have addressed the issue with 2018 Nissan LEAF charging speed limitations. Not long after the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF arrived, reports began to surface about issues with charging speed when the battery was hot (aka Rapidgate). Essentially, if you went on a road trip and tried to fast-charge the car a ...

See The Changes: Old Versus New Tesla Model 3: Video

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There’s no doubt Tesla vehicles are ever-changing. Those that follow the segment are likely aware that Tesla doesn’t rely on traditional model years. This means that its vehicles are continually adapting as new hardware, software, and other technology become available. The software updates happen “over the air,” while other changes are made during vehicle production. ...

Tesla Model C Rendered, Looks Like Compact Model 3

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Looks like a baby Tesla Model 3. If we imagine the Tesla Model C as a compact version of the current Model 3, then this might be what it looks like when it enters production. Yes, the render is a bit blurry and it’s quite obviously just a shortened Model 3, but it sure does ...

The Toughest Tesla Question: What Is The Company’s Biggest Asset?

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The answer that’s most likely correct may surprise you. Of course, many people would immediately say that Tesla’s most valuable asset is CEO Elon Musk. Despite any of his shortcomings, he’s a brilliant visionary with a massive net worth and a huge social media presence. The Model 3 may be another answer that tops many ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 AWD Tackle Snowy Snoqualmie Pass: Video

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

In dual-motor AWD, the Model 3 should be capable in the snow, but let’s find out for sure. With winter setting in comes snow and that can be a problem for some cars. Find out who the Tesla Model 3 AWD performs up a ***** in the slick stuff. This ain’t no ordinary ***** though. ...

By End Of 2019, Tesla Autopilot Miles Likely To Top 2.3 Billion

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

More miles means more learning and a more accurate system. Tesla Autopilot miles now stand at some 1 billion, but by the end of next year, that figure will grow exponentially to 2.3 billion or so. Though Autopilot is still far from perfect, the system has improved over time by learning. As more and more ...

Ignore The FUD: Tesla Was Auto Industry’s Leader In 2018

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

IGNORE THE FUD, TESLA WAS THE AUTO INDUSTRY’S CHAMP IN 2018 Much of this year was marked by a massive smear campaign against Elon Musk and his electric car company Tesla. FUD was at an all-time high. Ignore it. If you cut through the clutter, and instead, according to Wired, “If you focus on Tesla the company, then 2018 has been ...

Lightning Motorcycles Is Moving To A New Facility

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Here’s even more evidence that Lightning is for real. Last week we reported on the innovative California startup Lightning Motorcycles, which, unlike many of its would-be competitors, appears to be actually building real motorcycles. Lightning has now confirmed that it is indeed in the process of moving operations to a new facility in San Jose. According to a press release, ...

BAIC To Launch EX5 Electric SUV Next Year

12.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Pure electric EX5 joins BAIC stable. The BAIC BJEV is ready to see another new model of its EX Series called the EX5 to go on sale in January next year. The new model will be available for presale starting from January 1, 2019. The EX5 (do not confuse it with EV startup WM Motor’s ...