Tesla

Is this Britain’s answer to Tesla? 0

With Tesla currently setting the pace in the electric vehicle market, the traditional car makers have been left floundering in the American company’s wake, fighting over second place. Recently however, a potential rival has emerged from an unlikely source however. British electric car startup Alcraft Motor Company have revealed details of their high-performance electric car,(…)

New ‘wireless’ charging development could see electric car sales overtake petrol and diesel 0

Two of the most obvious drawbacks with electric vehicles (at least in their current state) is the limited range the battery allows, and the length of time it takes to charge them. With the Government’s newly drafted legislation, which will see the sale of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles banned from 2040, electric cars are(…)

City of Florence gets fleet of electric Nissan taxis 0

Nissan’s flagship electric vehicle, the Leaf, is becoming increasingly popular with cab companies the world over. Florence is the latest city to embrace the Japanese carmaker’s compact, green little runaround and has ordered a fleet of 67 to operate as taxis around the historic Italian city. The municipality recently opened 70 new taxi licences exclusively(…)

Tesla roll out mass market Model 3 0

After much anticipation, Tesla has finally released the Model 3 – the most affordable car the company has released to date. The first thirty cars were shipped out to their lucky owners late July, the majority of the new members being employees of the company. Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, has been understandably vocal in his(…)

Tesla post new record in car deliveries 0

In what’s been a record quarter, Tesla has delivered just over 25,000 cars in the first three months of 2017. Tesla reported this constitutes a 70 percent rise on the same period from last year which is welcome news for the electric car maker, which had posted a 9 percent drop in deliveries as 2016(…)

Tesla sizing up UK for first European base 0

Elon Musk, billionaire boss of the Tesla Corporation, has announced plans to tap British automotive expertise, by establishing a base in the UK. His words come hot on the heels of Tesla making their first major acquisition, purchasing the German engineering business Grohmann, as it prepares to automate its production. “We have a lot of(…)

Tesla updates software after car hack 0

Tesla has been forced to update some of its software following a successful hack of the operating system of its electric cars carried out by researchers from China. From a distance of 12 miles (19km), the team from Keen Security Lab managed to manipulate the brake system on a Tesla while it was travelling. They(…)

The First Autonomous Fatality 0

This is of course sad news for anyone to read, but the first autonomous driving death has been confirmed. Our condolences go out to the driver’s friends and family during this horrible time for them. But, as a motoring blog, the story must be reported. The man in question, whose Tesla Model S failed to(…)

Electric Cars Dominate Driver Satisfaction for 2016 0

The UK has begun to go electric and the drivers love it. The drivers of electric cars love them so much so that they have claimed the two top spots in the 2016 Driver Power survey. The Driver Power survey as undertaken by Auto Express had 50,000 responses covering 32 car makers and 150 different(…)

Tesla Model X Faces Glitches 0

Tesla has been consistently wowing motorists and the motoring world for many years but, they still haven’t gotten over one tiny hurdle, and this hurdle has knocked them down again. This hurdle, involves either physical malfunctions or software glitches in new models. This time round, there has been a major software glitch involving the new(…)