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Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in Europe have just started. So too have some accounts of the most significant difference included in European-market versions of the electric sedan: their CCS Combo DC fast charging port. One of those first accounts has come from the European charging network... read more

February 11, 2019 by -
 
Tour of Tesla battery gigafactory for invited owners, Reno, Nevada, July 2016

Tesla buys ultracapacitor company to boost energy density

Maxwell Technologies, a San Diego company that specializes in ultracapacitor energy storage, announced Monday that it is being bought by Tesla in a stock swap valued at $218... read more February 6, 2019 by


 
Electrify America chargers at San Francisco Premium Outlets

Tesla battery packs coming to Electrify America chargers

Electrify America has been billed as a charging network to compete with Tesla's Superchargers. Now it turns out, they may be partners as well. In an announcement on Monday... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV first drive  -  Santa Cruz, CA  -  February 2019

Kia Niro EV drive, Tesla service, electric car ads: Today's Car News

Tesla plans to make service quicker, easier, and automatic. National Electric Vehicles Sweden bought a stake in Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg. And our latest Twitter poll... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla aims to make service quicker, roadside assistance automatic

Soon, if your Tesla breaks down, you may not even have to call a tow truck. Your car will do it for you. That was one of the goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk laid out for 2019 in a... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla profits, GM doubles down on EVs, Mustang and 911 hybrids: The Week in Reverse

Which company showed a new hybrid system this week? What new retro-themed electric car does Volkswagen plan to build? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more February 2, 2019 by


 
2020 Subaru Legacy teased ahead of 2019 Chicago Auto Show debut

Tesla squeeze, broadband charging, EV education, EPA science: Today's Car News

The British parent of Virgin Media plans to use Virgin's broadband wiring to build public electric-car charging stations. Electric-car charging info site Chargeway sets up... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3

Commentary: Tesla races to outrun perfect storm from tax credit, production, cost hurdles

Tesla's earnings call on Wednesday showed the company making money—but struggling to keep doing so. Based Tesla's financial reports as well as its recent moves to... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

VW buggy, Porsche 911 Hybrid, Shell chargers, Tesla profits: Today's Car News

Tesla reported profits, and revealed new model lineups for its Model S and Model X—and another price cut. Volkswagen announced it will build a concept electric dune... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance

Tesla turned a profit at the end of 2018; Model Y coming by end of 2020

Tesla recorded a $139 million profit for the last quarter of 2018, smaller than the $311 million quarterly profit before it, but ended 2018 down nearly $1 billion, the... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
George Parrott's 2018 Tesla Model 3 with orange wrap [CREDIT: George Parrott]

Tesla Model 3 vs Model S: Tighter dragstrip times, sharper traction system

Tesla claims some astonishingly quick acceleration times, and for some of us, testing and verifying those times are part of the fun. To do that, the drag strip is the only... read more January 27, 2019 by


 
Honda Urban EV Concept

Tesla and Mercedes batteries, less-affordable electrics, Twitter poll results: Today's Car News

Mercedes-Benz is investing in battery production in Poland. Volkswagen's chairman says small electric cars won't be as affordable for low-income consumers as internal... read more January 23, 2019 by


 
Cadillac electric crossover SUV based on GM BEV3 modular platform

Tesla layoffs, US-built VW electric car, an electrified Detroit: The Week in Reverse

Which Chinese automaker showed an electric minivan in Detroit? What upcoming SUV will underpin a new "elegant" electric from Lincoln? This is our look back at the Week In... read more January 19, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

More cars, fewer workers in Tesla's latest layoffs

Tesla, it seems, is not out of the woods yet, despite selling almost 250,000 electric cars last year. Even as the company continues to try to ramp up production of its most... read more January 18, 2019 by


 
2018 Ford F-150

Electric Ford F-Series, Lincoln crossover, Tesla charger, Chinese minivan: Today's Car News

Ford plans to build an all-electric F-series truck. Lincoln's making electric "elegant." Tesla has released a new portable Level 2 home charger. And Chinese automaker GAC... read more January 17, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Musk axes affordable Tesla Model S, X 75D

In a tweet Wednesday afternoon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company will quit selling low-end, short-range versions of its Model S sedan and Model X SUV. The move... read more January 10, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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