How I learned to love Autopilot Perhaps the worst driving experience of my life happened in 2009 while helping a friend move. She could only afford to rent a rusty van for a single day, so I agreed to make the 14-hour round trip from London to Scotland and back again in one shot. After
Tesla’s all-electric flagship Model S gives you range confidence. The 20th Century failed to deliver several high profile science fiction promises: jetpacks exist but are impractical, flying cars never worked, and working androids are still yet to arrive outside of a Japanese technology conference. The 21st Century is doing a little better. It’s now possible
Electric vehicle sales may be driven mostly by policy and preference right now, but they’ll soon be powered by dominant economics—including a profitable symbiosis between electrical drive and autonomous control, according to a former researcher for General Motors. “What is going to happen here, I believe, is it’s just going to become easier to build
I asked a few weeks back whether you’d buy a used Nissan LEAF, revealing that I myself am mulling such a purchase. No sooner do I start to explore the decision in depth that some of those familiar naysaying headlines start popping up. Over at Autoblog Green, I see this: Electric cars can be dirtier
When the topic of discussion is electric cars and the individual doing most of the talking is Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, we watch and listen. We think you should too. “Carlos Ghosn, chief executive officer at Renault, talks with Caroline Hyde about the growth of electric car technology, why development of autonomous vehicles will take
Tesla Model S was already covered by Translogic long ago, but with a major new version available on the market, it’s time for Translogic to check what the P85D is capable of doing. Jonathon Buckley found that acceleration is addictive, while insane mode is incredible… and the crew confirms that too. A big part of
In just 15 years, the world as we know it will have transformed forever. The age of oil, gas, coal and nuclear will be over. A new age of clean power and smarter cars will fundamentally, totally, and permanently disrupt the existing fossil fuel-dependent industrial infrastructure in a way that even the most starry-eyed proponents
The new Tesla electric car, unveiled yesterday by the company’s wunderkind CEO Elon Musk, is the by far its fastest model, and has a range of new smart functions. Some were left disappointed that The D – which is actually called Model S P85D – is essentially an upgraded version of Model S electric sedan.