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  1. Tesla
    Arrangement could enable electric-car maker to slash production costs, but would still likely incur 25% import tariff. Tesla Inc. has reached an agreement with the Shanghai government to set up its own manufacturing facility in the city, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing people...
  2. Tesla
    http://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-aaa-insurance-hike-2017-6 A few snippets from the article: "Teslas get into a lot of crashes and they're expensive to repair," Russ Rader, the spokesperson for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, told Business Insider. "AAA's decision comes at a...
  3. Tesla
    Tesla just reset their Referral Program, today. For the first five orders with the Friends and Family referral code, that turn into deliveries of a Model S or Model X, they get free Supercharging for the life of the car! IN ADDITION to this, existing owners will get free Supercharging on any...
  4. Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Greetings from Los Angeles! I'm tired of giving my money to the oil companies. They are singlehandedly endangering the human race, they've been lying to us for years, filling our government with their puppets, and polluting our world so they they can enrich themselves. I want to vote against...
  5. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    This is an interesting video. This guy makes the case for EVs taking over WAY faster than markets are anticipating simply based on the simplicity and reliability of EVs. He uses the Tesla Model S as the example, but I imagine that this applies to other EVs as well. The Tesla Model S...
  6. Tesla
    Every vehicle built “will have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver,” the company said in a statement Wednesday. The vehicles have eight cameras and 12 sensors giving full 360-degree visibility, the company...
  7. Tesla
    A cornerstone of the American automotive industry — franchised dealerships — is being challenged in Michigan as unconstitutional by electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. Tesla on Thursday filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids that if successful could upend the...
  8. Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Please follow Tesla's lead and offer over the air software updates. I'd REALLY like it if I woke up one morning and Apple CarPlay appeared on my 2013 or 2015 Volt.
  9. Tesla
    Two pillars of the entrepreneur’s empire are facing financial crunches as he seeks to combine the two companies through a controversial acquisition. The company is having difficulty tapping the public markets amid the proposed merger and is facing a liquidity squeeze, the filing indicated...
  10. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hello, I've driven a friend's Tesla with ACC and it was very smooth stopping and resuming in stop and go traffic on the freeway (0 to 15 mph). I am interested in the Volt and wonder how ACC compares on the Volt. This is a critical feature since I spend a lot of time in stop and go traffic. Would...
  11. Tesla
    It floats! And moves! https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jun/20/tesla-model-s-electric-car-floats-water-boat-elon-musk
  12. Tesla
    Tesla fawning fanboi Mark Rogowsky (an obsessive male with an irrational attachment to a particular technology brand name, and a typically equally irrational dislike for competing brands) is an Uber employee who spreads ignorance via Forbes. His latest foray into self pandering is entitled...
  13. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I’m sure many of you are wanting the Tesla Model 3. I’ve made my reservation the day it was unveiled. My Nissan Leaf lease ends in 1 month. I was thinking the Volt was to be my gap car until the M3 came out. I was going to lease a Volt 2017, but the deals are just TERRIBLE here in GA. It...
  14. Tesla
    Tesla may produce a high end variant of the Model 3 with: 80 kWh battery for 300 mile range Capable of 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds All wheel drive All of this for a guesstimate of $60K. If they build this car people will buy them...
  15. Tesla
    "The Model 3 doesn't exist yet, neither in a final production version or actually in production. Nor will it be reaching the road any time soon. During the introductory event Thursday, Musk said he felt "fairly confident" that deliveries would start by the end of 2017. But no guarantees."...
  16. Tesla
    I was in St. Louis a few weeks ago visiting my sister and brother in-law and their feline kiddos. Since there is a Tesla store in the St. Louis area I took the opportunity to go there and check out the vehicles. I was able to test drive a Model S with an autopilot. It has the autopilot feature...
  17. Alternative Energy - Solar, Geo-Thermal, Bio-fuels
    We got on the Tesla Powerwall wishing/waiting list right when Tesla announced the product and solicited advance orders (May-June, 2015?), and just today got an emailed questionnaire from Tesla asking about our electric consumption, billing and wanting a complete description PV system and its...
  18. Tesla
    "In a weird, Bizzaro World way, that is sort of incredible customer service, where the head of a car company calls you personally and tells you that he thinks you’re too big a dick to have one of their cars." Why did Musk do it? "Alsop wrote was a pretty scathing recap of the Model X launch...
  19. Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/14/tesla-rolls-out-autopilot-technology.html
  20. Tesla
    Musk tweeted on Wednesday that production of the Model 3 will begin in "about 2 years," explaining that the timing is dependent on Tesla's Gigafactory battery manufacturing plant in Nevada. So that's sometime in 2017 with wiggle room for 2018...
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