All-wheel-drive Tesla electric cars rated more efficient, but how?


Green Car Reports
One of the myriad advantages of electric propulsion, we’re told, is the efficiency of all-wheel drive. The AWD versions of the Tesla Model S, for example, are rated as more efficient than the rear-wheel-drive versions of the car. This flies in the face of 100 years of automotive history, during which vehicles wit...Read more

2016 Tesla Model X electric SUV first drive by Model S owner


Green Car Reports
Its maker is doing a great job these days of quarantining the new 2016 Tesla Model X electric crossover SUV from unwanted prying eyes. The only folks lucky enough to get up close and personal with the slick, powerful electric SUV are those who’ve plunked down deposits of up to $40,000 to order the car. A fortunat...Read more

1967 Volkswagen Beetle 'eBug' electric car first drive


Green Car Reports
Richard Hugo, of Carpinteria, California, may be the only Tesla Model S owner in the world who prefers to drive his other car. But it’s not as crazy as it sounds; his second set of wheels is a gorgeous blue 1967 Volkswagen Beetle that he’s converted to electric power. It gets just as many stares and thumbs-...Read more

Report from the Tesla Model 3 trenches: lines, camaraderie, deposits


Green Car Reports
I figured I’d be smart, and get to the Tesla Store at 8:30 a.m., half an hour before it opened. That would get me in line for the Model 3 before everyone but a few die-hard camper-outers. Boy, was I wrong. As I pulled up to the store in Santa Barbara, California, this morning, the parking lot was already full. DO...Read more

Tesla Model 3: speculating on versions, batteries, prices, power


Green Car Reports
The Tesla Model 3 that will be unveiled next Thursday evening may be the most anticipated and significant electric car of recent years. Scheduled to hit the market in late 2017 with a price tag of $35,000 before incentives and a range of 200 miles or more, the Model 3 aims to be the first true mass-market electric car....Read more