Electric Cars

Tesla releases Model 3 firmware update, adds an FM radio

Tesla releases Model 3 firmware update, adds an FM radio

This week, Tesla released a new firmware update for the Model 3 which has added a few features to the car, a few of which are surprising additions, as they should be standard features – but Tesla was probably more focused on getting the car right from the start, as any extras they can simply add later on with software updates over the air. New features As mentioned above, this […]

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

Last week, the Volkswagen Group annnocued that it has started its new “five year investment plan” for the future development of electric cars. The €34 billion investment is for the new research and development of autonomous vehicles as well as new electric and hybrid models. “We are reinventing the car, we are, however, doing so without sidelining existing technologies and vehicle projects, since this is how we will earn our […]

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 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 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, […]

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 […]

BMW i3 receives update, new bigger 94Ah battery and more range

BMW i3 receives update, new bigger 94Ah battery and more range

BMW’s smaller electric car has had it’s fair amount of attention of the few years it’s been on sale and for good reasons. The BMW i3 may be expensive but it’s high quality and now with this weeks update it has a solid range that can at least compete with Tesla on some level. For 2016 BMW has given the i3 a update, adding a new larger battery which nearly […]

Tesla Model 3 launched, starts at $35,000

Tesla Model 3 launched, starts at $35,000

Earlier this week Tesla announced it’s smallest and most affordable model yet, the Model 3 and the whole company and Elon Musk is betting on that this will be in the right price range to be appealing to a lot more people and betting on the amount of pre-orders that it already has, it’s certain that this new model is definitely popular. As of a few days ago, Tesla had […]

Tesla Model X price revealed, starts at $80,000

Tesla Model X price revealed, starts at $80,000

Not too long ago, Tesla unveiled the the Model X, the company’s first crossover – it’s basically a big, seven seater cross over with gull-wing style doors. When it was announced we had no clue on what the price would be, shortly after many people assumed that the price would be in the £100,000 range but as it turns out the Model X will start at $80,000/£53,112 and for that you […]