Author: Electric Jen

Supercharging for Sport

Tesla announced its one-of-a-kind, long distance, fast charging network in late 2012. Since then, the network has become so vast and far-reaching that it is nearly impossible for any one person to catch them all. Yet that hasn’t stopped some Tesla owners from trying; at least for all the chargers on their respective continent. While Tesla certainly envisioned the network becoming a complex w...

10 Moments Caught on Tesla Sentry Mode

Tesla is well known for making great use of technology and when possible, enabling new features for cars already on the road. One very coveted feature was the ability to use the existing cameras around the vehicle to become a security feature. Called Sentry Mode, a properly equipped Tesla will automatically record from three cameras – front, left, and right – when Sentry Mode is enable...

10 Clever EV License Plates

Once upon a time, (and some even now) other drivers on the road had no idea that the car beside them was fully electric. A clever license plate can tell you as much, make you laugh, or maybe even leave you scratching your head. It seems EV owners, and Tesla owners in particular, have a knack for thinking up clever license plates. Here are some of my favorites: 1.) The future is electric. Whether t...

Top 10 #TeslaMoment Posts

Instagram account @TeslaMoment invites users of the highly visual social media platform to tag and share their best Tesla photos and videos using the hashtag #TeslaMoment. The posts do not disappoint. They contain a wide range of share-worthy moments including those that pair Tesla vehicles with nature, dogs, and even Instagram favorite, an inflatable flamingo float. Sharing photos and videos of t...

New York State to Legalize Electric Bicycles

New York State Senate Bill S5294A, which is expected to pass when voted on this week, will authorize the use of electric bicycles and electric scooters in the State. It also classifies the vehicles into three distinct classes: (A) Class One Bicycle With Electric Assist – Motor assisted only when pedaling and capable of speeds up to 20 mph (B) Class Two Bicycle With Electric Assist – Mo...

Challenges and Advantages – Insights from Tesla Annual Shareholder Meeting

At Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk presented highlights and answered questions, providing information about the company’s future. Both challenges and advantages were shared. Two components of Tesla’s future, described the two most strategically important areas, were spoken of as both challenges and advantages: battery production and autonomous driving. With regar...

VW Embraces EVs; will “Atone for its mistakes”

Yesterday, auto giant Volkswagen launched its self-proclaimed “new direction” in the American market with a press release titled “From ‘Think Small’ to “Drive Bigger,’ Volkswagen embraces a new purpose.” This announcement follows a bold advertisement campaign that included a commercial aired during the much watched NBA Finals. The commercial opens wi...

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