Today we wrap up our series on energy usage by taking a look at how much electricity it takes to charge a Model S from Tesla. When it comes to advancing all-electric vehicle (EV) technology, possibly no other car has done more for the cause than the Model S. When it debuted in 2012, critics wondered if Tesla's flagship sedan would be a game-changer or a complete bust. Seven … [Read more...] about How Much Electricity Does It Take to Charge a Tesla Model S?
In continuing our series of looking at different all-electric vehicles (EVs) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs), today we take a look at how much electricity it takes to charge a Model X from Tesla. Before we get to the meat and potatoes, let's take a look at the history of the Model X... The Tesla Model X first unveiled in 2012 and first produced for sale in 2015 … [Read more...] about How Much Electricity Does It Take to Charge a Tesla Model X?
We've covered procedures for rebooting your Tesla Model S and Model 3 in the past. If you haven't had a chance to do so, I would encourage you to click here and here for these tutorials. Today, we cover Tesla's only SUV to date and take a look at a few different ways to reboot the Tesla Model X. The Model X is a special car. From the innovative body design to the space-age … [Read more...] about How to Reboot Your Tesla Model X
As I've written before, we here at enrg.io are big fans of all things Tesla. Tesla's newest and most affordable car is of course the Model 3. Since its debut in 2017, the Model 3 has become Tesla's most popular offering, leaving the Model S and the Model X in the dust with respect to sales. The model 3 was the number one best selling plug in car in 2018, both world wide and in … [Read more...] about How Much Electricity Does It Take to Charge a Tesla Model 3?
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!
Ah, the Tesla Roadster. I've yet to see one in person but I've spent more time than I care to admit ogling it on the Internet. I hope my wife isn't too jealous. At any rate, the car that I often joke about selling kidneys to buy will be here in 2020. This absolute beauty (pictured above) will go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under 2 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 miles … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Take to Charge a Tesla Roadster?
I have mixed feelings about genuine leather when it comes to car seats. My gas-guzzling Ford SUV has black leather seats. Easy to clean but hotter than Hades during the summer. My little Mercedes coupe that I've mentioned a few times before had faux leather seats, more specifically "MB-Tex" seats as the company referred to them. I liked the way they felt and didn't notice a … [Read more...] about How to Clean and Protect Alcantara in Your Tesla
We here at enrg.io love everything Tesla as we've stated before. While we can't all be lucky enough to own one, I think it's fair to say that anyone with any interest in all-electric vehicles (EVs) can appreciate the excellent work Elon Musk and his company have done. Tesla has advanced EV technology significantly and I dare say made owning one "cool." Let's face it, as great … [Read more...] about Tesla Powerwall Specs: What You Need to Know
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