Strong demand for electric vehicles (EVs) saw values rise 0.9% in September, while average used values remained static, says Cap HPI. Particular strength has been seen for pure battery electric cars with values increasing for as diverse models like the Renault Zoe, BMW i3 and Tesla Models S and X. At three years and 60,000
Step inside Tesla’s brand new Model 3 and journey with us as we take it for a long drive. Jack Rix from Top Gear.com takes a look.
Model 3 easily outpaced its German car competition Tesla is selling every Model 3 it can screw together. Astonishingly, it’s selling so many of them that the Model 3 outsold every BMW passenger car combined. We should note that BMW still leads if you include SUV sales, but beating the Germans at passenger cars is
There’s no questioning the fact that electric cars are the new ‘it’ thing, especially with major players like Tesla and Formula E in the scene. But this is also why recently the debates have been shifting more and more towards their environmental impact. There are definitely many challenges that need to be addressed before electric
Sitting in an electric car on the start line at Silverstone, about to go head to head with the latest Aston Martin, I quietly wonder what on earth I am doing. While the guttural rumbling from the Aston’s V8 engine seeps into my right ear, the Tesla S I am in (£130,000 on the road)
The Model 3 Performance has two motors and can go from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 155 mph. A “base” Performance version can be ordered for $64,000; the car I sampled was fully loaded, at $78,000. I drove the Model 3 Performance for only about an hour, in less-than-ideal Manhattan
The Prius has been the long-standing darling of the eco-conscious car crowd. But that’s changing in a hurry with the Tesla Model 3. First some background. Let’s start with Elon Musk speaking during this past week’s second-quarter 2018 earnings conference call. “The more Model 3s we deliver to the field, it’s actually causing viral growth
The European passenger plug-in market continues pushing forward. In June, the continent registered some 38,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEV), up 37% relative to the same period last year and the continent’s second best performance ever. That showing pulled the year-to-date (YTD) count to some 185,000 deliveries (+43% year over year, or YoY). In total, the 2018
My grandfather was quite intrigued with those horseless carriages. Here he is, with a big grin on his face, testing out a Model T back in 1913. A few years earlier, Henry Ford had debuted his Detroit assembly line and began cranking out Model Ts – the world’s first mass-produced automobile. The rest is history.