One of the most anticipated questions before last night's Tesla Cybertruck unveiling was: How Much Can the Tesla Cybertruck Tow? We now know there are three answers. The single motor RWD variant of the truck can tow 7,500 pounds. The dual motor AWD version can tow 10,000 pounds and the beast of the bunch - the tri motor AWD build - can tow 14,000 pounds. But what does all … [Read more...] about How Much Can the Tesla Cybertruck Tow
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
We discussed the different types of batteries found in all-electric vehicles (EVs) here and here. We discovered that all EVs have two batteries: a powerful lithium-ion battery that makes the car go, and a smaller 12 volt battery that powers the electrical components in the car. Being a true EV, Tesla's line of cars are no exception to this rule. In an effort to assist our … [Read more...] about Where is the 12 Volt Battery in a Tesla and How Do I Replace It?
We've made a few posts about electric bicycles (ebikes). If you haven't done so already please check them out here and here. As I mentioned before, growing up in California it was almost mandatory to own a beach cruiser. I purchased mine for 50 bucks from the used bike store and rode that thing until both the wheels and the handlebars literally came off. Today's beach … [Read more...] about Best Ebike Beach Cruisers
I wrote about 5 gadgets that Tesla Model 3 owners might want to consider last month here. After doing so, I realized how left out other non-Tesla Model 3 all-electric vehicle (EV) owners must have felt. In order to atone for this, I've come up with a list of not-so-expensive items found on Amazon that any EV owner can enjoy! Full disclosure: I don't currently own any of … [Read more...] about 5 Affordable Amazon Gifts For the EV Owner in Your Life!
"Cars are driven by people," reads Volvo's corporate mission statement. "The guiding principle behind everything we make at Volvo, therefore, is and must remain: safety." That means the safety of Volvo's passengers, the safety of the cyclists and animals that they share the road with, an-- increasingly-- the safety of the people who manufacture Volvo Cars. That's why Volvo is … [Read more...] about Volvo Turns to Blockchain for Conflict Free EVs
Bentley celebrates its 100th anniversary this month, and it's been quite a century. From racing glory and "the world's fastest lorries" at LeMans to what amounted to a rebadged Rolls-Royce in the 1970s and on to a turbocharged renaissance in 1980s, Bentley has had its share of ups and downs. Through it all, however, the Flying B remained a symbol of conspicuous wealth-- but … [Read more...] about Bentley Celebrates 100 Years With an Electric Super Coupe
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 … [Read more...] about Top 10 #TeslaMoment Posts
If you live in a major city, you’ve likely caught a glimpse of at least a few people riding electric bicycles to get from one place to another—even if you didn’t realize what you were seeing. Though rates of adoption vary wildly based on city, the popularity of electric bikes (or e-bikes) is increasing at an astounding rate, forcing lawmakers to reconsider how the vehicles shoul … [Read more...] about Why Electric Bikes Are Exploding in Popularity
Global climate change is increasingly recognized as one of the most serious threats to our safety and wellbeing. The UN has warned of potentially irreversible damage to our biosphere and way of life if we do not take drastic action to move our economies away from fossil fuels. Accelerating this transition is Tesla’s mission, and a small non-profit based in Boston has a plan to m … [Read more...] about Could You Win a Tesla for the Holidays?