Unplugged Performance recently posted a video of a Tesla Model 3 prototype traveling near the SpaceX Hyperloop track in Hawthorne, California. We figured some of you would like to see it. 🙂 The prototype Unplugged Performance spotted doesn’t appear to be a new one — though, it’s not clear how old it actually is.
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Gas2 Week in Review, February 25: Tesla’s Model 3, Uber’s Gender Problems, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, and Lots More
This week’s Gas2 review zooms in on production dates for Tesla’s newest vehicle, a drone that delivers, the Trump administration stepping on modernizing the CA rail system, and more.
While Tesla doesn’t advertise as of yet (if the company hasn’t yet met demand, what would be the point?), there have been a number of pretty interesting Tesla ads that have surfaced in recent years … which were all made by enthusiasts rather than company employees or contractors.
GM chief Mary Barra told the press at the Detroit auto show that the Chevy Bolt platform will be used for other electric vehicles, but which ones?
Entrepreneurs in Lithuania are trying to woo Elon Musk to build the next Gigafactory battery manufacturing facility there. They created a pretend factory in Minecraft and put it on YouTube. The factory would likely create up to 17,000 jobs.
Chris Lattner worked at Apple for 11 years before moving to head the Autopilot program at Tesla. Will he be the father of the car as appliance school of thought? It certainly seems that way.
Toyota dealers across the country are telling customers the :Prius Prime is sold only in California, proving Elon Musk is right. Traditional dealers want nothing to do with selling electric cars.
Tesla announced on January 3 that it produced 24,882 cars in the fourth quarter and delivered about 22,000. A running change to a new Autopilot hardware package shut down production for about 10 days early in the quarter.
The Electric GT racing series has tapped the Tesla P100D to serve as its sole race car…but is there a reason racing series have shied away from the world’s quickest production car?
A new report paints an ugly picture of the chaos and fiscal uncertainty of would-be Tesla competitor Faraday Future.
Remember CODA, Th!nk, and Project Better Place? They’ll soon be joined by Lucid, which plans to beat Tesla with a 1,000 HP, $100,000 electric sedan. Uh huh.
As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What’s going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks.
In December, 1996, General Motors began leasing its innovative EV1 to customers in California. The EV1 generated a great deal of interest in electric cars but there was a reason why it was only available in California. The California Air Resources Board had promulgated regulations requiring manufacturers to sell zero emission cars if they want to continue doing business in the state.
Lux Research says it is more economical to recycle used EV lithium ion batteries than to reuse them for energy storage. JB Straubel of Tesla Motors says his company has studied the question and come to the same conclusion.
Elon Musk has tweeted that a software upgrade coming next month will make the Tesla Model S P100D the fastest production car of all time — 0-60 in 2.4 seconds. But before using all that performance, customers will need to unlock an Easter egg hidden in the software.
Faraday Future is teasing us with video of its upcoming electric crossover, but is it too little, too late from the would-be Tesla competitor?
At the Q3 earnings call this week, Elon Musk said that the proposed Tesla Network for sharing self driving cars is not Tesla vs Uber but rather “People versus Uber.”
Tesla is cutting the $74,000 Model X 60D from its lineup just three months after quietly introducing a more affordable version of the electric SUV.
Elon Musk tweeted on Sunday that Tesla will announce a new product on October 17. He offered no details except to say whatever the new product is, it will be “unexpected by most.”
Utah and Rocky Mountain Power have applied for a federal grant to add level 2 and level 3 charging stations along its highways to reduce range anxiety.