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Tesla Made Electric Cars Cool, Auto Industry Has Been Slow To Follow

Tesla made electric cars cool. The importance of that masterpiece of marketing is hard to overstate. It was the centerpiece of the company’s strategy from the very beginning, and it continues to be the heart of the brand’s appeal today

Byton Brings The Production-Ready Byton M-Byte Out To Play In Frankfurt

Byton took to the floor of the Frankfurt Auto Show this week to show off the production-ready version of the fully electric Byton M-Byte SUV. We loved what we saw of the M-Byte at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late 2018 and again in Las Vegas in January, but all of that had to be calibrated against the fact that it was not the production version

A Powerful Story About Life, Starring A Tesla Model 3

“A Story About Life,” starring a Tesla Model 3, is a somewhat new video posted on Vimeo. It’s not just another Tesla video. Yes, the Model 3 is a co-star in the video, but the main character is a gentleman whose journey isn’t just another Tesla road trip, but one of choice as he reacts to something heartbreaking

Porsche Taycan — Power Hungry, Slower To Charge Than Tesla Model S (Most Of The Time)

All rights to Simon Barke /CTAfter the unveiling of the new Porsche Taycan yesterday, analysts were quick to call the only electric competitor (the Tesla Model S) “ancient in comparison,” pointing out the “pathbreaking” 800 volt system that “slashes recharging times.” It is true that a higher system voltage can reduce charging times: you can feed more power to the battery without increasing the charge current. But just how good is Porsche’s implementation

After 12 Years, ChargePoint Still Exists To Make EV Charging Easier For Drivers

ChargePoint has been an early leader in defining and deploying public EV charging stations from the early days, having been founded in 2007. This month, the company celebrates not only 12 years in operation, but also the installation of the 100,000th place to charge around the world

How Owning A Tesla Or Other EV Affects Hurricane Planning

I’ve lived in Tampa for almost 30 years and have owned EVs for 7½ hurricane seasons, so I thought with Dorian coming to visit Florida that I should write an article on how having an EV changes your hurricane planning. Last year was different from previous years, because I had a Tesla, and this year is different again, because I don’t have a gas car (but my daughter lives 10 miles away and has a Ford C-Max, so I could use that)

Jalopnik’s Torch Is Right About Electric School Buses

With cheap batteries, cheap conversion kits, and cheap electricity from solar power, it would make a lot of sense to start converting school bus fleets. This is an idea schools and bus companies should seriously consider

To The Grand Canyon In A Tesla Model S

A friend of mine reached out to me with an incredible story from his friend, Tonto. Tonto went on a summer road trip to the Grand Canyon as a way to celebrate America. His trip was his own way of celebrating our freedom, and what is a better way of doing this than going on the road trip in his American-made Tesla Model