Chrysler, Kango Announce Pacifica Hybrid Kid Rideshare Partnership

Chrysler and Kango, an app-based, on-demand service providing safe, reliable rides and childcare for kids from preschool to high school, announced a new partnership that will make available new Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for use by eligible Kango drivers. In this first-of-a-kind partnership between a family rideshare service and an automaker in the U.S., the Chrysler […]

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Tesla Project Loveday finalist Sonja Jasansky talks competition (video)

Beginning on March 4, Tesla announced it would be holding a competition to find the best homemade commercial. The contest came in response to a letter sent to Tesla CEO Elon Musk by 10-year-old Bria Loveday, suggesting the company hold a video contest. Musk responded in a tweet, and thus “Project Loveday” was born. Tesla […]

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Next-gen Nissan Leaf reportedly ‘leaked’ specs suggest $30,000 base price for ~160 miles of range

Autobytel, a website that lists and advertises cars for dealerships, posted specs for the “2018 Nissan Leaf”, which will feature Nissan’s next generation electric platform, before taking them down.

Now several media outlets claim that those are the official specs leaked by a dealership. more…

Panasonic expects to turn a profit on Model 3 battery cells by next year


Panasonic’s new 2170 Li-ion battery cells, which it manufactures at Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, are a key component of the new Model 3. The Japanese manufacturer says it is now supplying the batteries at a loss, but expects to turn a profit next year. “For battery cells for the Model 3, costs outweighed profit… Read more »

BP may install more EV chargers at gas stations

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Major oil companies are beginning to explore the possibility of offering EV charging at their retail outlets. Shell has begun installing DC fast chargers at selected stations in the Netherlands and the UK. Now British Petroleum has begun talking to EV-makers about partnering on a network of charging stations. “We have discussions going on with… Read more »

Tesla legal questions: Can you sell your Model 3 reservation? (Video)

So you have your Tesla Model 3 reservation, but realize you no longer want it, is there a way to sell your Model 3 reservation to another person? The short answer is “not really,” but our friend Ben Sullins at Teslanomics dives into the legal loopholes of the Model 3 agreement with YouTuber and attorney, […]

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