Hybrids & Electrics

The Best Looking And Only Tesla Convertible Like This

First, we should probably point out that this is not Photoshopped. This is a real two-door Tesla Model S convertible conversion. It was commissioned to ARES Design which was tasked to both air it up but also make it a two-door since Tesla doesn’t make two-door sedans. ARES Design is in Modena, Italy. Once the …

An electric car owner prepares to charge his car at an electric car charging station EV charging
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The Biggest Complaints About Electric Cars

There’s really no beating around the bush. Electric cars are growing in popularity. But with that popularity comes a number of complaints. But when it comes to electric cars, what do people have to complain about? Let’s dive in. Newer electric cars aren’t always the most reliable According to Consumer Reports, newer electric cars aren’t …

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The Biggest Tesla Complaints

There’s no denying that Tesla has become one of the most popular automotive brands in the country. Its cars are sleek. The tech is cool. And owning one means that you won’t be stopping to refuel at the pump anytime soon. But as enticing as all of that may be, Tesla does have some issues …

The Tesla Model Y is the brand's first small electric crossover.
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The Tesla Model Y Offers Useless Third Row Seats

It happened again! Tesla is being wild with brand new ideas. They just offered new third-row seats for the Tesla Model Y. However, this 2021 Tesla model is a bit small, so the seats may only be big enough for very small children.  The 2021 Tesla Model Y offers third-row seats  According to Electrek, you …

Close-up of Tesla Motors logo against a bright blue sky in Pleasanton, California, July 23, 2018.
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The Most Reliable Tesla Is Also the Cheapest

Critics and buyers worship the Tesla brand because of its emphasis on electric performance and efficiency. Though, Tesla’s long-term quality is still up for debate. A couple of the brand’s EV’s have some low ratings. But there’s one Tesla that sticks out for being more attainable and reliable. The most reliable Tesla according to Consumer Reports  Consumer Reports caused quite …

A view of the world's largest Tesla supercharger station with 72 stalls at the Jing'an International Center
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There Are Several Problems With Tesla’s E-Bike

By now, you’ve probably seen a Tesla driving around your city, or at least heard of these cars. In part, Tesla vehicles have helped the average consumer see that EVs can be fast and fun to drive. In recent years, cars like the Model 3 have also become relatively affordable. But what would happen if …

The Tesla Model Y is the brand's first small electric crossover.
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The 2021 Tesla Model Y Just Got A Major Price Cut

The Ford Mustang Mach-E better watch out! The 2021 Tesla Model Y just got an $8,000 price drop to be more competitive. Will the Mach-E respond to the Telsa Model Y’s lower base model price as their EV battle continues?  The new 2021 Tesla Model Y variant saves $8,000  According to AutoBlog, Tesla just revealed …

The Tesla Model S Performance offers a 2.3-second 0-60 time and over 350 miles of available range.
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Broken Tesla Model S Finally Gets a V8 Heart Transplant

When you think of a Tesla Model S, chances are the first things that come to mind are its savage 0-60mph times or its incredible range. However, when one of these cars gets wrecked in an accident, they essentially become massive paperweights. This is because Tesla won’t sell Model S parts to the general public. …

People look at a Tesla Model Y car at a Tesla showroom in Beijing on January 5, 2021
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Can You Lease a Tesla?

Whether you love or hate Tesla, there’s no denying the fact that it develops some of the coolest electric vehicles in the industry. These vehicles are also some of the most expensive. This means the prestige of owning a Tesla might be out of the question for some consumers.  There are other options for getting …

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A $25K Tesla Is Coming

Tesla is going to be squeezed. New EV startups and the major auto manufacturers have all geared up and are ready to release an onslaught of competition. But Tesla won’t be standing still. There are many aspects of Tesla’s portfolio that need to be fleshed out. One of the main ones is an entry-level sedan. …

A Porsche Taycan Turbo S on display at an auto show
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This 8 Million Dollar EV Has Been Around Since the 1970s

Electric cars have been around since the 1800s. But, back then, they were not optimized anywhere near today’s capabilities. Yet, in the 1970s, one outfit decided to make a vehicle meant to traverse unknown territories by using electric propulsion. That electric vehicle, or EV, would be captured on film and go on to capture the …

The new Tesla Model Y is introduced onn March 14, 2019, in Los Angeles
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Does the Tesla Model Y Have Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay is becoming such a common feature in new vehicles that most consumers assume all automakers offer it even if it’s something that costs extra. That’s not always the case, though. So, does Tesla include Apple CarPlay on its Model Y? Tesla is known for going against the grain, and it thrives on setting …

Employees work at the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 20, 2020. U.S. electric car company Tesla
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How Many Miles Will a Tesla Last?

Buying a new car is generally a really big expense for most people. And, after the purchase, there is ongoing maintenance to pay for as well. But what about electric vehicles? How many miles will a Tesla last and when should you expect to replace the battery in a Tesla? How long Tesla batteries last …

A Chinese consumer look at a Tesla Model S electric car at the Tesla Store
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Plenty of Tesla Owners Agree That a Crucial Feature Is Missing

It feels like Elon Musk is constantly adding things to his line of popular Tesla vehicles. The massive center touchscreen allows you to stream Netflix, play arcade games, and even display a crackling fireplace. However, even some Tesla drivers agree that their car is missing an important feature. To date, popular smartphone integration isn’t available …

A dark-red 2020 Tesla Model S is displayed during the London Motor and Tech Show at ExCel on May 16, 2019, in London, England
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Does the Tesla Model S Have Apple CarPlay?

The Tesla Model S is the paragon of electric vehicles that other manufacturers aspire to create when designing eco-friendly automobiles. With a superior driving range and quick acceleration, the Model S is a class-leading example of impeccable performance and reliability. Despite the abundance of state-of-the-art technology, Tesla took a different route for the infotainment system. …

The Tesla Model Y is the brand's first small electric crossover.
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Tesla Is Offering You a Deal on a Feature You Can’t Fully Use

There is no denying that Tesla’s driver assistance features are some of the best in the business. However, the American carmaker continues pushing to develop a fully autonomous vehicle. Despite this, full self-driving is not currently available despite Tesla selling the feature as an option for new vehicles. To entice buyers toward the end of …

Tesla Model 3 vehicles which will be exported to Europe
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Can You Even Buy a Used Tesla?

It’s no secret that media and mystery are integral elements of the Tesla marketing strategy. Between Twitter and surprise announcements, Elon Musk continues keeping EV consumers on their toes when it comes to buying a Tesla product. I mean, really. Can you even buy a used Tesla? When it comes to buying a used car, …

The Mercedes-Benz logo on the grille of the electric vehicle Mercedes Vision EQS
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Mercedes-Benz Poised to Steal Tesla’s Thunder With EV ‘Fireworks’

Tesla has set itself apart with its focus on innovation, technology, and green design. While its electric vehicles stand out today, other companies are working to catch up. Mercedes-Benz, for one, is positioning itself to steal Tesla’s thunder with eight new electric vehicles starting in 2022. Here’s a look at the German automaker’s plans. Mercedes-Benz’s …

A white 2021 Lexus RX 450h on a city street
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5 Luxury Cars With the Lowest Maintenance Costs

Everyone loves looking at luxury vehicles, but not everyone can afford the high sticker price. If you’re car shopping and are considering buying a luxury vehicle, remember to account for its yearly costs. Even relatively affordable luxury models are made with more expensive materials, meaning dealers charge a premium when the car needs service. Still, …

A Tesla car uses an electric vehicle charging station in London.
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What Does Tesla Do With Old Batteries?

All EVs are powered by a battery instead of a traditional gas or diesel engine. While these batteries are definitely more efficient and environmentally friendly, they’re more difficult for automakers like Tesla to produce. Recycling these batteries is also an expensive process because they have to be smelted and have each material extracted. Despite this, …

A digital image of a 2021 Toyota Mirai in studio.
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Toyota Not Bullish on Bans of Internal Combustion Engines

Yesterday we covered Europe Is killing internal combustion engines for commercial vehicles by 2040. We also have previously covered how different nations are making similar moves for regular consumer vehicles. Today, the word is that Toyota may not be on board with the timeframe for the shift to alternate fuels. If they could have their way, the …

The Tesla Model Y is the brand's first small electric crossover.
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Is the Tesla Model Y’s AWD System Any Good?

As far as electric crossovers go, the Tesla Model Y is one of the very best. Aside from offering a surprising amount of electric range, the Model Y is also a decent performer. Unlike a traditional all-wheel-drive system, the Model Y employs a dual-motor setup to send traction to all wheels. To test just how …

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Your Tesla Model 3 Is Nothing More Than A Taxi Now

Just when Tesla is gliding along to become the very first new automobile company to find success since WWII, it does this. What we’re talking about is the Tesla Model 3 taxis. New York is starting to become infiltrated with them. They may be a good taxi but how do Model 3 owners feel now …

arial photo of Tesla Shanghai super factory parking lot
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Tesla Smashes Competition In Over-The-Air Updates

Over-the-air updates for electric vehicles make improvements instantly, and ongoing. Without ever having to take it in to a dealer for repairs, or for that matter even go out to the garage. It’s instant, effortless, and part of the EV allure. All of the EV manufacturers incorporate it into their EVs, marketing, and future plans. …