People sit in a Tesla Model 3 car at the first Tesla Center in Shanghai on May 9, 2020
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla Owners Are Suing Over . . . Paint?

When automakers encounter a manufacturing defect on the line, they typically issue a recall to assist consumers with making necessary repairs. These concerns typically come at the expense of the automaker as well. Unfortunately, some vehicles present with problems that the manufacturer doesn’t take responsibility for, and the burden then falls on the consumer for …

A red Tesla sign towers into the sky
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla Convertibles Are Real

Up until now, the only way to get a Tesla with a convertible top was to buy their old roadster. The new roadster from Tesla is not available yet, and the rest of the Tesla lineup does not have the convertible option. But, in the automotive industry, if you want something bad enough, there is …

The Tesla Model 3 on display in Los Angeles, California on November 29, 2018 at Automobility LA
Hybrids & Electrics

The Tesla Model 3 Can Even Be a Cop Car

Even though EVs aren’t really a niche market anymore, the Tesla Model 3 is still a popular electric car. The Long Range version can drive up to 320 miles on a single charge. A cheaper Standard Range trim comes with 220 miles of electric range, plus the most advanced cabin technology. Currently, Tesla’s vehicle production …

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Cars

Maybe Your Next Family Car Should Be a Tesla Model 3

Four significant markers make the Tesla Model 3 great for families; safety, value, design, and technology. The combination of these four allowed it to take top place in the Good Housekeeping & Car and Driver ‘Best New Family Cars of 2020’ Awards in the category of Best Electric Sedan in 2020. What makes the Tesla Model 3 …

Safari Themed 2017 Tesla Model 3
Cars

This Safari Themed Tesla Model 3 Is Wild

Tiger King, Joe Exotic, and Carole Baskin have the internet obsessed with all things safari themed. Combine that obsession with the passion of a Tesla owner, and you have one unique vehicle. Interestingly, it seems that car combination already does exist, and it’s for sale. Take a look at this safari-themed Tesla Model 3. It’s …

Audi e-tron Sportback full electric luxury crossover SUV car on display at Brussels Expo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Truth About Regenerative Braking

In 1967, the Amitron concept debuted regenerative braking to the masses. This square three-seater was the first vehicle the use the kinetic energy of its commute to power its motor. Although the Amitron didn’t ever make it to production, the technology lived on. Regenerative braking is now in nearly every forerunning electric vehicle on the …

Tesla Cybertruck
Hybrids & Electrics

Does the Latest Tesla Model 3 Performance Update Preview a Faster Cybertruck?

Although Tesla’s over-the-air updates have occasionally caused problems, they’ve also been a fundamental benefit for the EV manufacturer. Where updating something like a Ford F-150 can take months or years just to plan, Tesla can implement changes essentially overnight. And some of these changes can be dramatic. The already-quick Model 3 recently received a free …

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Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla Wheel Damage: How to Avoid It

No one ever wants to damage their wheels, but this is especially true if you have expensive Tesla wheels. As reported by Engineering Explained, original equipment wheels for the Tesla Model 3 cost $340 per tire and $710 per wheel, making them incredibly expensive to replace in the event of even minor damage. This video …