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Tesla Denied Dealership License in North Carolina

Charlotte North Carolina Tesla gallery no longer allowed test drives or ride alongs

Multiple reports are incoming that NC DMV commissioner Torre Jessup has put a halt to all test drives and ride alongs at the Charlotte (Matthews), North Carolina Tesla gallery/service center. UPDATE... Read more ››
Tesla Model 3 in Pearl White

Reality Check: Each month the Model 3 is behind schedule, thousands miss the full tax credit

Many Tesla Model 3 reservation holders like myself are hoping to get the federal EV tax credit with their purchase. The problem is the credit has a phase out period after each manufacturer reaches... Read more ››
Tesla Semi Truck

Tesla Semi spotted on testing grounds

(mockup based on spy shot) Overnight a user on Reddit posted a picture (now removed) of what they were told was the upcoming Tesla Semi at some testing grounds. In the spy shot we can see a nice... Read more ››
Tesla Semi Truck

Tesla Semi unveiling tentatively scheduled for October 26

Elon Musk finally gave a date for the semi truck unveiling, via Twitter:  Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne. Worth seeing this beast in person.... Read more ››
2018 Nissan Leaf

New Nissan Leaf comes with ProPilot and more

Nissan unveiled the long awaited next generation Nissan Leaf last night in Japan. The new Leaf has been completely redesigned, sporting a more agressive, and less bug-like, look.  Rumors turned out... Read more ››
Cummins Urban Hauler Tractor electric semi

Cummins announces electric Urban Hauler Tractor

Cummins, a well known and respected manufacturer of diesel trucks for hauling, as announced an fully electric class 7 Urban Hauler Tractor, branded AEOS.  The truck features 100 miles of range... Read more ››
Cobalt Mining

EVs using forced labor for cobalt in their batteries? Not so fast.

Once again, certain news outlets and talk show hosts have begun the attack on electric vehicles. Once again, they have turned to cobalt mining as their source of ammunition to claim EVs are E-V-I-L.... Read more ››
2018 Nissan Leaf spy shot

New Nissan Leaf base price $29,990, 160 mile range

We don't know a whole lot about the new Nissan Leaf, but as we approach the September reveal, bits of information are trickling out of Japan.  Leaked documents show that the new Leaf will have a 40... Read more ››
Mazda and Toyota factory

Mazda and Toyota joining forces for electric vehicles

Nikkei is reporting that Toyota and Mazda are negotiating terms to come together to develop electric vehicle technologies together. Toyota at one time had a relationship with Tesla, using their... Read more ››
Tesla Model 3 in Pearl White

Tesla Model 3: glowing reviews and 1800 new reservations per day!

It's been a week since the first 30 Model 3s were delivered to customers, and reviews from journalists who attended the event have been pouring in. So far, everything has been extremely positive.... Read more ››