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My Quest For Net Zero & Beyond With Tesla Model 3 — Part 5

I have now crossed the 30,000 miles (49,000 km) milestone in my 2019 Tesla Model 3, in just over 16 months, and in October I reached one full year on a set of Michelin CrossClimate+ tires, which will give some precise range data, so this is a perfect time for an update

Tesla Model 3 Price Drops By $3,300–3,700 In Norway

There’s been a whirlwind of Tesla vehicle changes lately — a range increase for the Model X, numerous changes to the Model 3, a humorous price cut for the Model S, the 7-seat Model Y coming around the corner, and more. One more that seemed worth highlighting is that the Model 3 just got some notable price cuts in Norway

Electric Cars Cost Less To Own — Consumer Reports Agrees With Us

Nowadays, any of the most advanced, most competitive electric vehicles on the market should easily outperform their gasoline-powered class competitors while costing less (unless you drive very little). Consumer Reports agrees

UK September EV Market Share Hits 10.5%, Up 3x Year-On-Year

The UK’s September plugin electric vehicle market share hit 10.5%, the highest ever level in “normal” (non-lockdown) trading months, up almost 3x from September 2019’s 3.7%. The overall auto market was down just 4.4% from September 2019, with diesels taking a massive 38.4% hit. September’s 10.5% combined plugin share was dominated by full battery electrics [&hellip

Tesla’s Future Is Not What We Thought

Well it’s true, the response to Tesla Battery Day is a mixed bag of cats and we are all trying to see what we should make of it (just not in the culinary sense). It has been more than a week now, I have gone through the technologies, gone through the numbers, and have come to the following conclusion: what Tesla has presented to us is exactly what we had hoped for and were expecting

Unique ~$25,000 Tesla Vehicles Planned For Europe & China

For a few years now, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been briefly, occasionally, and somewhat mysteriously mentioning a potential low-cost Tesla vehicle that would have a starting price significantly below the starting price of the Tesla Model

France Sees 10.6% EV Market Share In September — 4× Growth Year On Year

France, the second largest auto market in Europe, and 8th in the world, saw 10.6% plugin electric vehicle market share in September. This is almost 4× growth from the same period in 2019 (2.8% share). Cumulative plugin share for 2020 now stands at 9.5% and may reach 10% by year’s end

How Is Panasonic Responding To Tesla Battery Day?

Tesla’s Battery Day was a landmark event for the company. The Silicon Valley automaker plans to begin efforts to produce its own battery cells. Where does that leave Tesla’s existing battery suppliers

Living With A Tesla Is Like Living In The Future

This revelation hit me at different times in different ways, but the headline above struck me today and inspired this short piece. There are several ways that living with a Tesla makes you feel like you’re living in the future. I’m sure I’ll miss some here, but the ones below stand out to me