Tesla publishes first quarterly Vehicle Safety Report, responding to media coverage of Tesla crashes

Tesla has long complained that media coverage of crashes in Tesla vehicles is overblown. In response to this, the company announced that it would start reporting safety numbers each quarter, detailing the frequency of Tesla crashes, and today Tesla de…

Free supercharging from Tesla referral program ends Sept 16 – replaced with $100 charging credit

Last month, we reported on Tesla’s update to its referral program which will finally put an end to unlimited free supercharging, starting with orders placed after September 16th.
At the time, the plan was to downgrade the perk for ordering with a…

See and drive Tesla, Chevy, Nissan, BMW EVs and more at nearby National Drive Electric Week, Sept 8-16

This weekend marks the start of another Drive Electric Week, a yearly series of EV meetups where EV fans can see and drive their favorite models and EV owners can meet up to chat amongst themselves and with curious members of the public about the exper…

Tesla extends referral program and adds Model 3 Performance, will limit supercharging perk after September 16th

Tesla’s referral program was set to finish tonight, but, as they’ve done many times before, instead it got a midnight update extending it for a little while longer.  The program now goes through September 16th instead of July 31st, with pri…

Watch the all-electric, driverless Robocar at the Goodwood hillclimb in this 360º video

Roborace, the planned driverless racing series which will act as a support race for the all-electric Formula E championship, has been taking their fully autonomous Robocar to various tracks over the last year to showcase their technology.  This weekend…

Scott Pruitt resigns as EPA head, replaced by climate denier and coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler as acting administrator

Today, in response to the myriad of self-induced scandals which have plagued him ever since he took the job, Scott Pruitt resigned his position as chief saboteur Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
He will be replaced by Deputy Admini…

Colorado punches back against EPA, will require higher emissions standards like California

Today, in response to the EPA’s recent rollback of agreed-upon 2022-2025 fuel efficiency standards, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado issued an executive order for his state to develop a Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standard similar to California&…