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The Cheapest Tesla Cybertruck is Getting Delayed

The Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup isn’t out yet, but it’s already generated a lot of media coverage and excitement. Mostly centered around its design, which, despite the windows and stainless steel shock factors, has had some careful engineering put into it. But arguably the most important info is the Cybertruck’s release date. Initially, all three …

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Cybertruck Towing Issues Are an EV Problem, Not a Tesla Problem

Electric pickups aren’t competing with ICE pickups solely on range, but on towing, too. Tesla appeared to demonstrate that there’s nothing to worry about when the Cybertruck towed that F-150 uphill. There’s also an electric F-150 out with a towing capacity of 18,000 lbs. However, although Tesla claims the tri-motor Cybertruck will tow up to …

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How the First Tesla Pickup Truck Compares to the Cybertruck

Before the Tesla Cybertruck, there was another Tesla electric pickup truck: the Truckla. YouTuber and creator Simone Giertz wanted an electric pickup, but the Cybertruck wasn’t out yet. So, she took a Model 3 and turned it into a truck. But now the uniquely-designed Cybertruck has officially been unveiled, although production won’t start until late …

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Classic Pickup Trucks That Deserve an Electric Conversion

Classic pickup trucks’ simplicity is both their biggest selling point and biggest weakness. And we’re not talking only about thinner A-pillars and lack of airbags. Classic trucks have fewer, if any, complicated electronics and fuel injection systems. But while that makes them simpler to fix, it also means they emit significantly more emissions and use …

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Why the Tesla Cybertruck’s Stainless Steel Body Panels Could Be a Problem

Love it or hate it, the Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup draws eyes. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has claimed the truck’s design was influenced by Blade Runner. Although with those angular, shiny stainless steel panels, some commenters have Back to the Future in mind instead. But choosing steel over aluminum is more than a little interesting. …

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Here’s the Deal With the Tesla Cybertruck’s Windows

Tesla’s electric pickup truck, the Cybertruck, certainly hasn’t had a quiet introduction. Its design has invited several interesting comparisons and critiques, as have several of its features. Especially the Cybertruck’s supposedly ‘bulletproof’ windows, which broke twice during on-stage demonstrations with thrown steel balls. Elon Musk may have quipped it away, but he may have feared …

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How the Tesla Cybertruck Electric Pickup’s Specs Compare to the Competition

With the Tesla Cybertruck’s reveal, another electric pickup truck as officially stepped into the ring. And while the looks are an acquired taste for some, the numbers are perhaps the more important feature. Not only does Tesla’s electric truck have to overcome range anxiety, it has to prove it can tow and haul just as …

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People Can’t Stop Comparing Tesla’s Cybertruck to the Most Ridiculous Things

We finally know what the real, production-spec Tesla electric pickup looks like. After many renders and much speculation, last night Elon Musk showed the Tesla Cybertruck on-stage to the whole world. And the reactions were…interesting. Not because of the specs, but the looks. The Cybertruck’s design has been polarizing, to say the least. Musk promised …

Recharging a Tesla Model 3 by Towing It With a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
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Tesla Need a Recharge? Tow It With a Ford Raptor

As the demand for EVs grows, so is the push for ever-increasing range. Modern engineering and design mean EVs no longer trail far behind their fossil-fuel-powered counterparts. Even in the case of the upcoming electric pickups. Even so, many consumers fear getting stranded without a charge. Luckily, Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained has a potential …

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Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Caught Filming Live

The electric pickup truck market is about to accelerate in a hurry. Tesla is almost ready to reveal its ‘Blade Runner-inspired’ design, and Bollinger recently announced pricing details for its B2 off-road pickup. But perhaps the biggest news comes courtesy of Rivian. Although the company’s R1T pickup won’t be available until 2020, Amazon recently ordered …

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Bollinger Electric Pickup and SUV Prototypes Revealed

Bollinger Motors, the hope-to-be makers of the all-aluminum, boxy electric pickup trucks and SUVs revealed its four-door versions and better specs than previously advertised. The Michigan-based manufacturer has been developing these for what seems like forever. Unfortunately, it still doesn’t know when its severely square EVs will be available for sale, nor what they will …