Cars

Tesla still ready to start building Model 3 this July

Tesla still ready to start building Model 3 this July

Tesla’s latest electric car, the Model 3 is scheduled to be on sale later this year – the company says it’s on time to commence building the final versions starting in July with the capacity to assemble up to 5,000 per week this year and 10,000 a week next year. This news was announced las week in the company’s Q1 earnings report. Branding issue With the Model 3, Tesla is facing some other issues […]

Apple Maps is now listing electric car chargers in the UK

Apple Maps is now listing electric car chargers in the UK

Apple Maps is still a bit of ways behind Google Maps in terms of the amount of information it holds about businesses and also cycling information, but Apple is always improving the accuracy of it’s mapping software and also what points of interest it can show. Electric Cars As a lot of the automotive industry is turning towards electric vehicles, with Tesla leading the charge (pun not intended) – Apple […]

Tesla reduces base price of Model S

Tesla reduces base price of Model S

This week, Tesla has reduced the price of the base spec Model S and the Model X cars. For both models the 75 and 75D variants have had up to $5,000 knocked off the price, also the high end 90D version has seen a $2,000 reduction. This change only comes a weeks after the lower end 60 and 60D versions were discontinued, Tesla mentioned at the time that the cheaper models […]

Tesla is a more valuable car maker than GM

Tesla is a more valuable car maker than GM

Everyday Tesla seems to be always in the news, the electric car giant is constantly distorting and shaking up how we view renewable power and it’s cars. Elon Musk’s company has been making strides in the tech and automotive industries in the past few years with the release of the more accessible Tesla Model 3 coming later this year and also the Model S 100D can outrun most hyper-cars to 60mph […]

Top Gear Series 24 starts tonight at 8pm

Top Gear Series 24 starts tonight at 8pm

Top Gear is back! The last series with Chris Evans did get off to bad start following Clarkson and co, but with Series 24 has had a lot of work to bring it back up to scratch and the trailer at the end of the page really shows justice to that. When does the new series start? So series 24 of Top Gear starts tonight, which Sunday 5th March 2017 […]

Concept-i

Concept-i: Race for the first autonomous vehicle that understands your driving habits

The autonomous self driving vehicle isn’t a new concept. Infact, long before Apple’s or Google’s self driving cars were ever conceived of, one of the first artificially intelligent cars that learned through machine learning was created in 1989 by Dean Pomerlaeu’s Team at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) called ‘ALVINN’. The ALVINN system went on to drive the land military vehicle coast to coast, and was only under computer control by a human for 50 out of the 2850 miles […]

Ford is planning a hybrid Mustang and new SUV

Ford is planning a hybrid Mustang and new SUV

Ford hasn’t had much to do with electric cars in the last few years, there was an electric version of the Focus a few years ago that was sold only the US and within the cars offered in the UK, no electric cars are offered at all. But in the US Ford is offering six different electric cars, adding up to 69,883 sales in 2016. That all changes, Ford CEO […]

Tesla Supercharger hoggers will be charged $0.40 per minute

Tesla Supercharger hoggers will be charged $0.40 per minute

For Tesla owners, one large issue has been cropping up recently. Tesla owners, in the US at least have been experiencing a growing issue with the Supercharging stations, while there are a growing number of them popping up all over the country and in Europe each station can get reasonably busy as quite a few people aren’t moving their cars once it is fully charged, this responsibility is with the owner. […]

Amazon and Fiat team up to allow cars to be bought online

Amazon and Fiat team up to allow cars to be bought online

For a long time, the internet has made finding out about cars very easy and also back in August, Amazon launched ‘Amazon Vehicles’ – an online community to learn more about cars. Now Fiat and Amazon have teamed together to sell the Fiat 500 online, offering discounts of up to 33 percent on the value of the car at retail, however you will need to visit your dealer to finalise […]

Tesla has reported first quarterly profit in three years

Tesla has reported first quarterly profit in three years

For the first time in three years, electric car maker Tesla has reported it’s first profit – this is in direct comparison to last year which the company reported a loss of $230m. What has Tesla done differently? One major contributor is the amount of cars the company has shifted this quarter, something which has help make the manufacturing of the new Model 3 car easier on the company. In […]