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Europe Electric Car Sales — BMW i3 #1 Again

This article is also being published on CleanTechnica, the EV Sales blogspot, and our Electric Car Sales page. The European EV market had more than 18,500 registrations last month, 5% down over the same month last year. This sales slip has to do with the incentives-derived sales rush in the last quarter of 2015 in some […]

December 30th

AutoWeek Gives Tesla Model X P90D + Autopilot Good Review

The respected automotive news outlet AutoWeek recently posted a new review of the Tesla Model X P90D — a largely enthusiastic and positive one. The pros (according to the review): A market-leading range, Autopilot, and the extensive nearly unique (in a production vehicle) tech options. The cons: The Model X is expensive, and the exterior design […]

December 27th

Tesla Model X Christmas Easter Egg, & New Model S & Model X Easter Eggs

Originally published on CleanTechnica. If you have a Tesla Model X and missed Elon Musk’s tweet early this morning (late last night), note that you can now activate a Christmas-related Easter egg — “ModelXmas” — with a few easy steps. Here’s the tweet: To activate the Model X holiday performance, just type holidays or ModelXmas after […]

December 24th

US Electric Car Sales — Up 44% In November

Also published on CleanTechnica and our Electric Car Sales page. The top 5 electric car models continue to dominate US electric car sales … for now. The Chevy Bolt hitting the market is sure to shake things up a bit, particularly as production ramps up and GM offers the car beyond California and Oregon. However, […]

December 3rd

Consumer Reports Not Thrilled With Tesla Model X, Might Be Smoking Oil Crack

Consumer Reports recently put up its full review of the 2016 Tesla Model X P90D, providing a contrarian view to the idea that the model is the cream of the crop when it comes to SUVs (comparable to the Model S for large sedans). What are the issues identified by the popular magazine? How serious should the […]

November 30th

Europe Electric Car Sales — BMW Slides Into #1 YTD

This article is also being published on CleanTechnica, the EV Sales blogspot, and our Electric Car Sales page. The European electric car market had more than 17,000 registrations last month, 1% down compared to October 2015. This sales slip surely has to do with the incentives-derived sales rush in the last quarter of 2015, so expect this […]

November 27th

Recharging A Tesla Model S By Towing It With A Tesla Model X (Video)

While this is probably something that practically no one will ever bother to do, it is interesting. … In a new video from noted Tesla internet celeb-owner Bjørn Nyland, a Tesla Model S is shown being charged through regenerative braking while being towed by a Tesla Model X.

November 16th

US Electric Car Sales Up 13% In October, Up 26% This Year

This article is simultaneously being published on CleanTechnica and on our Electric Car Sales page. US electric car sales continue to trend up, even despite many buyers holding out for a coming Chevy Bolt or Tesla Model 3. Not much has changed at the top of the leaderboard, but note that I’ve updated historical Tesla sales to […]

November 7th

Europe Electric Car Sales September 2016 — BMW i3 Takes #1

This article is also being published on CleanTechnica, the EV Sales blogspot, and our Electric Car Sales page. The European EV market had 24,000 registrations last month, up 47% over September last year, being not only the best month of the year but also the second best selling month ever, only behind highly inflated December 2015 (34,000 registrations). With the […]

November 1st

New Tesla Referral Program Prize List Includes Custom Headphones

Tesla recently launched the 6th round of its referral program, which will run until January 15, 2017. As with the last round, Tesla owners will be rewarded with various prizes for referring people who end up buying a Model S or Model X. The prize list includes some exclusives such as an invitation to the company’s […]

October 18th

US Electric Car Sales Up 20% In 2016

This article is simultaneously being published on CleanTechnica and on our Electric Car Sales page. US electric car sales climbed to 0.87% of the US car market in September. Yes, we still have a long ways to go. The general story is that the US electric car market is still dominated by Tesla, a couple of plug-in […]

October 9th

Europe EV Sales — BMW i3 Surges To #1 In August

This article is being published on EV Obsession, CleanTechnica, and the EV Sales blogspot. The European EV market had more than 13,000 registrations last month, up 19% over August 2015, with the market set to surpass the 200,000 units by year end. In a relatively stable market, one model stole the show. Looking at the […]

October 2nd

Unplugged Performance Gives Tesla Model X Interior The Carbon Fiber Treatment (Photos)

People who are willing to spend over $100,000 on a top-of-the-line personal vehicle are probably pretty likely to have strong opinions about what they want and what they don’t want. High-trim Tesla Model X buyers are probably no exception. A rather striking carbon fiber overhaul of the Model X interior undertaken by our friends over at Unplugged […]

September 28th

Tesla Model X Falcon-Wing Doors — How Fast Can You Drive With Them Open?

The Tesla Model X’s falcon-wing doors are arguably its most recognizable feature — there is pretty much nothing like them on the market currently. This novelty leads to something of a lack of public knowledge, though. A good example of this point is the question, “Can you drive with the Falcon Wing doors open?” And the follow-up, “If […]

September 27th

Tesla’s HEPA Filter Takes Up A Lot Of Space

While the knowledge was already out there that the HEPA filter used in the Tesla Model X, and now the Model S as well, is substantial and takes up a lot of space, words are one thing and sight is another. A commentator on the Tesla Motors Club forum by the name of “pth28” was […]

September 8th

Tesla Model X With Falcon-Wing Doors Left Open Draws A Crowd (Video)

The Tesla Model X is a rather flashy car, even for a Tesla, mostly owing to the eye-catching falcon-wing doors — which are pretty much like absolutely nothing else on the market right now. I’m sure that they catch a lot of people’s eyes when they’re in action. Which is no doubt part of what […]

September 5th