Tesla Solar Roof: ‘Deal or Dud’?

Guest post by David Middleton Here’s How Much One of Tesla’s Amazing Solar Roofs Actually Costs Tesla’s price promises savings, but they won’t come immediately. By Jack Crosbie on August 5, 2017 Filed Under Batteries, Electric Cars, Elon Musk, Money, Power & Solar Energy The Tesla Solar Roof is here, and if company CEO Elon Musk has…

Tesla Model 3 Cancellations: 63k

Guest post by David Middleton What do Tesla and OPEC have in common?  The more they produce, the more they lose. 63,000 people have canceled their Tesla Model 3 orders Bryan Logan Aug. 3, 2017 About 63,000 people have canceled their Tesla Model 3 orders in the past year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said during…

The Tesla battery swap is the hoax of the year

What California says about zero-emission vehicles, and why Tesla is committing fraud Guest essay by Alberto Zaragoza Comendador I didn’t create this essay because I dislike electric vehicles. While I’m skeptical of their potential, I have nothing against EVs per se. Sure, electric cars enjoy a laundry list of incentives. I totally disagree with these…

Is the Tesla Model S Green?

EVs indirectly pollute, and the Tesla Model S appears to result in greater effective CO2 emissions than an SUV Guest post by Nathan Weiss The EPA tells us 51% of total CO2 emissions result from motor vehicle use.  As a result, many environmentally-aware consumers buy hybrid and electric vehicles, including the Tesla Model S, in…

Tesla’s Electric “brick” problem

Jalopnik reports: “Tesla Motors’ lineup of all-electric vehicles — its existing Roadster, almost certainly its impending Model S, and possibly its future Model X — apparently suffer from a severe limitation that can largely destroy the value of the vehicle. If the battery is ever totally discharged, the owner is left with what Tesla describes as a “brick”:…