Cars

Tesla launches new ‘Chill’ driving mode for its cars

Tesla launches new ‘Chill’ driving mode for its cars

Tesla cars have always had long standing fame for being fast off the line, with Ludicrous mode which enables the Model S and Model X to accelerate in record times, the Model S P100D even has the crown for the fastest ever production car from 0-60MPH, in just 2.5 seconds. Chill But some people apparently aren’t buying Teslas for the performance and crazy acceleration numbers, but instead more for helping […]

Shell is deploying electric car chargers at its stations in the UK

Shell is deploying electric car chargers at its stations in the UK

Shell is gearing up to what is next with its next venture, Shell Recharge. This new service is focusing on adding electric car charging stations to its current forecourts. Shell Recharge is currently offered in three locations as of writing, one in Holloway, in London and also in Derby and Whyteleafe, which are both in Surrey. Shell has stated that an additional seven locations, some in London and Reading will […]

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

This weekend, more specifically this Sunday – Tesla is planning to reduce the current lineup of the Model S by removing the most affordable version they sell, the S 75. This news comes courtesy of Engadget, who reached out to Tesla today to confirm the news first reported by electric car blog, Electrek. This news isn’t new, this decision to slim down the Model 3 range was decided back in July, shortly […]

Tesla plans to add more Superchargers in larger cities

Tesla plans to add more Superchargers in larger cities

Tesla is starting a new major expansion of its famed Supercharger network, used exclusively by Tesla’s own cars. The company is about to start deploying new charging points around the United Stares, starting with Chicago and Boston, both of which will open next Monday This new growth is especially important as new Tesla customers will be getting their hands on the Model 3 in the next coming months, as production […]

Volvo’s Polestar has created a XC60 with 421bhp

Volvo’s Polestar has created a XC60 with 421bhp

With the recent news of Volvo’s decision to turn full electric by 2019, we weren’t expecting them to release a SUV with over 400bhp, but Polestar has done just that this week. XC60 The Volvo XC60 doesnt escape without some electric internals, this is a full hybrid SUV but it happens to have 421bhp. Polestar is what AMG is to Mercedes, an in house tuning skunkworks producing more powerful variants […]

Volvo commits to an all electric line up by 2019

Volvo commits to an all electric line up by 2019

For a while now, Tesla has really been the only major car manufacturer producing high quality electric vehicles, with notable leading features, such as the ever popular Autopilot, impressive 0-60 times and large touch screen to control everything on the cars. Well, that may soon change with the recent announcement from Volvo and its plans for the future. Tesla As mentioned above, Tesla is currently dominating the electric car market, […]

First 30 Tesla Model 3s will be delivered July 28th

First 30 Tesla Model 3s will be delivered July 28th

The Tesla Model 3, the company’s latest and upcoming model was announced in Spring last year by Elon Musk, it aims to offer the the Tesla experience at a much more affordable price. So expectations and hype for the new car have been outstanding, to say the least. Model 3 Tesla is expected to launch the new, less expensive Model 3 later this month on July 28th with the first 30 […]

New footage shows Tesla Model 3 driving in public

New footage shows Tesla Model 3 driving in public

Tesla’s latest and upcoming model, the Model 3 is set to start mass production in a few months time, in July – however some of the finer details are still being ironed out, hence some later models being spotted out in the wild. The new, less expensive model isn’t a replacement for the Model S, just a more affordable addition to the Model S and Model X, the Model 3 starts […]

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 […]