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  1. Tesla Valued Higher than Ford and GM Combined

    Automotive
    Tesla's stock has more than doubled in the past three months, pushing its market capitalization to almost $89 billion. That's $2 billion more than GM and Ford's market caps combined. On Wednesday, Tesla stock closed at $492.14, which was a record for the brand, after stock jumped 5%. The jump...
  2. Twitter Scam Uses Fake, Verified Elon Musk Accounts to Phish for Bitcoin

    Automotive
    Hackers have figured out a new way to scam credulous internauts, with a new scam that borrows “verified” accounts’ blue checkmark to imply they are Elon Musk. The scam caught attention recently because scammers managed to hack several official Twitter accounts, like Pathe UK (a film...
  3. No Electric Puns Here - Tesla Model X on HRE P201's by Wheels Boutique

    American Auto
    Ever since its inception the Tesla Model X has been one of the most polarizing vehicles ever manufactured. With its combination of quirky looks and neck breaking acceleration you never run out of things to talk (and debate) about. We’re not here to convince anyone to like the car, we’re here to...
  4. Tesla Dumps Model S 75 RWD to Make Space for the Model 3

    Automotive
    Tesla Motors  changes its lineup  more frequently than I replace my soiled bed sheets and, with the Model 3 fast approaching, it’s tweaking things yet again. This time the manufacturer is getting rid of the rear-wheel drive variant of the Model S 75, leaving the all-wheel version as the new...
  5. Chinese Car Kicks Tesla in the Crotch: NIO EP9

    Automotive
    Say hello to the NIO EP9, what is being touted as the world’s fastest electric car . NIO is a new global brand from Chinese automaker NextEV, with the EP9 electric supercar helping launch the new nameplate. According to NIO, the “visionary electric car brand will help users rediscover the...
  6. Tesla P100D Ludicrous Mode is Getting Even Faster

    Automotive
    Tesla is making its existing cars even faster and it won’t cost current owners a dime. After hinting that the P100D models are getting faster, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed the Model S P100D Easter egg will allow it to go zero-to-60 mph in 2.4 seconds, which is 0.1 seconds faster than it...
  7. Tesla Tuner Dials Model X to Another Level for SEMA

    Automotive
    Electric vehicles are starting to have a place at the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Making its public debut at the 2016 SEMA Show is the Unplugged Performance Tesla Model X, sporting a more aggressive design to match its performance. According to the company’s website, the Model X “upgrades...
  8. Tesla Model S Assaults a Mercedes Dealership in London

    Automotive
    This Tesla Model S flew 30 ft through the air, damaging a brand new Mercedes E-class before bounding into the dealership itself. It's not clear what caused the Model S to ramp up the hill separating the dealership from the roundabout on the other side of the hedges . Whatever the cause, it's...
  9. Tesla has an ‘Unexpected’ Product Unveiling on October 17

    Automotive
    Tesla will have a new product announcement on October 17. The company’s CEO, Elon Musk, tweeted that a product unveiling will take place next week, and it is unexpected by most. Tesla and SolarCity will also follow it up with a new product announcement on the 28th. Although vague, Musk’s...
  10. Audi A9 e-tron Wants to Kill Tesla by 2020

    Automotive
    Audi has a new range-topping all-electric luxury car in the works that will likely be called the A9 e-tron.  This car will serve as the pinnacle of the German automaker’s all-electric car lineup, sitting above a new A3 e-tron and the upcoming Q6 e-tron SUV. Range on a single charge is expected...
  11. Tesla Model S Catches Fire During Test Drive in France

    Automotive
    Another  Tesla  Model S unexpectedly caught on fire. This time around, it was during the automaker’s “Electric Road Trip” tour for the summer, and it occurred during a stop in Biarritz, France. According to a report from  Electrek , the Tesla Model S P90D was on a test drive when the vehicle...
  12. Another Tesla Owner is Blaming Autopilot for a Crash

    Automotive
    Yet another owner of a  Tesla  is blaming the brand’s Autopilot system for a crash. According to a member of Tesla Motors Club, the crash took place late at night when the Model X “drove off the road” while Autopilot was active, hitting a number of wooden stakes that were in the ground to...
  13. The LAPD Just Added These Electric Cars To Its Fleet—Not Tesla Model S

    Automotive
    The  Los Angeles Police Department  (LAPD) has added 100 fully-electric  BMW  i3s to its fleet. The announcement comes less than a month after LAPD Police Administrator Vartan Yegiyan said the  Tesla  Model S currently isn’t practical enough, suggesting that Tesla’s offering is too expensive to...
  14. 5 Things We Now Know About the Tesla Model 3

    Automotive
    The  Tesla  Model 3 has made its debut at a special event, although it wasn’t the final production model that was shown. Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the stage, touching on rising CO2 levels and “revealed” the Tesla Top Secret Master Plan. Musk spoke about the first, low-volume  Tesla Roadster ...
  15. Is This Tesla Model S For Kids the Best Kids' Car Ever?

    Automotive
    The Tesla Model S For Kids by Radio Flyer features working headlights, turbine rims and the premium paint finishes found on the full-size models. It's also the first to use flight speed lithium ion technology for more running time (or play time) than any other of its kind, which charge in as...
  16. The Top 5 Things You Could Buy With the Nearly Billion Dollars Tesla Lost Last Year

    Automotive
    Last year,  Tesla  reported losing $889 million, which could buy you a lot of shiny toys. The losses in 2015 represent a drastic increase compared to Tesla’s $294-million loss in 2014. The American automaker was founded in 2003 and has yet to post a full-year profit, but things are looking up...
  17. 13 Things You Need to Know About The Luxury Electric Tesla SUV

    Automotive
    Tesla  calls it “the safest, fastest and most capable sport utility vehicle in history.” Here’s what you really need to know about the new Model X. 13. It has “Bioweapon Defense Mode” Has the air in L.A. really gotten that bad? OK, maybe not, but in case you find yourself in the middle of a...
  18. This Ultra-Futuristic Interior is Porsche's Best Ever

    Automotive
    Not only does the Electric Porsche Mission E Concept look amazing on the outside with its killer suicide doors, but its driver-oriented interior, touchpad above the gear selector and super width media display make it look like it's straight out of the future. Check out the video below to see...
  19. Someone Made This Tricked Out Tesla the Lightest and Fastest Ever

    Automotive
    One unfortunate drawback of electric cars is that it can be hard to extract more power from their electric motors, but there are other ways to improve performance. Swiss-German tuner, Mansory, has taken the Tesla Model S and thrown a raft of lightweight carbon fiber parts and aerodynamic...
  20. Is This 200-HP Model M Concept Tesla’s New Electric Motorcycle?

    Automotive
    The Tesla Model S has been a revelation in terms of luxury, efficiency and performance, so it would make sense for the world’s best purveyor of electric cars to want to expand outside the four-wheel sector and into two wheels. 3D artist Jans Slapins has provided us a glimpse of what Tesla’s...
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