All three Tesla models currently available have slightly different door handles so you or your passengers may wonder how to open a Tesla door. This ultimate guide for all models breaks it down. Introduction When the Tesla Model S hit the scene in 2012, many things struck those introduced to it. For many, it was the huge center touch screen. For some, it was the … [Read more...] about How to Open a Tesla Door – Ultimate Guide For All Models
It's that time of year again. I do so love Halloween. The costumes, the candy, the parties, it's all so much fun! Halloween also means it's time for another family tradition of ours: Trunk or Treat! The day that I will clean out the trunk of my car, decorate the hell out of it and yell at rambunctious kids not to touch it. The day that I will threaten small children with … [Read more...] about The Best of Tesla Trunk or Treat!
Tesla owners are an interesting bunch, as seemingly disproportionate amount of them become unofficial brand ambassadors. That is, they volunteer their time to further the Tesla Mission. Tesla's mission, for those unfamiliar, is not to build the most popular electric vehicle. It's not to be the most profitable. It's not to put Ford, Chevy, or BMV out of business. Simply put, … [Read more...] about How Tesla Owners Become Brand Ambassadors
There is something to the question "have you rebooted your machine?" despite it being the butt of every joke about an IT help desk. Computers are complex machines. A simple reboot may be just the ticket to correct unusual behavior. If you have been wondering how to reboot your Tesla Model S, look no further. First, let's consider some reasons why you may want to reboot your … [Read more...] about How To Reboot Your Tesla Model S
"How much does it cost to charge a Tesla?" is among the most common questions I get as a Tesla owner. My standard response of "about one third the cost of gas" is perhaps a bit oversimplified. The true answer depends largely on which model you drive and which state you live in. Residential rates for electricity can vary greatly by state and the below chart summarizes the … [Read more...] about How Much It Costs to Charge Your Tesla in All 50 States
With the growing popularity of Tesla's Model 3 sedan, a growing number of accessories have hit the market. I took to Twitter to ask owners which Model 3 accessories are on their "must have" list. The responses did not disappoint. 1. Center Console Wrap. Due to the standard piano black interior option, which folks complain shows scratches, finger prints, and dust too easily, … [Read more...] about 7 Must Have Tesla Model 3 Accessories
I personally have never had tinted windows on any of my vehicles. While I like the idea of a cooler car, the laws surrounding tinted windows are awfully vague. That being said, I know tinted windows are popular. I also know that that front windshield tint modifications are the most popular kind. If you're willing to take a chance with the law and throw caution to the wind, here … [Read more...] about The Best Front Windshield Tint for Your Tesla
The Tesla Model 3 is not only the electric car brand's most mainstream product yet - it's also one of the most advanced cars on the road, period. I'm not just talking about its high-capacity battery, advanced and well-publicized autonomous vehicle technology, or comprehensive suite of safety features either. I'm talking about the sleek, minimalist design language of the Model … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Easily Add a Heads Up Display to Your Tesla
After reading about charging your Tesla with a NEMA 14-50 outlet at home you may wonder if it's better than a HPWC. Tesla's High Powered Wall Connector (HPWC), now referred to by Tesla simply as wall connector, does what the NEMA 14 50 set up can do: charge your car. However, the two differ slightly in their execution so allow me to compare to help you determine which is … [Read more...] about High Power Wall Connector (HPWC) or NEMA 14-50 Direct Plug – Which is Better?
A short thread on the Tesla Motors Club forum got me thinking recently...can you buy a Tesla golf cart? Well, you definitely can't from the company because they don't make one. Ok, that was easy. Everyone go home. But seriously folks, would it be a decent business idea? Elon Musk is known to be a risk-taker, and there's certainly no shortage of golfers who would be in the … [Read more...] about Can You Buy a Tesla Golf Cart?