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Tesla's new Semi Truck drives 400 miles on a 30 minute charge

Elon Musk's 'Master Plan' continues to unfold. On November 17, 2017 Elon Musk took the stage to unveil Tesla's new electric semi truck. The truck can go 0-60MPH in only 5 seconds with an attached trailer, has 500 miles of electric range, and is able to be charged up to 400 miles within 30 minutes thanks to Tesla's megachargers. Show More Summary

This ex-trucker has some questions about the Tesla Semi

Electric trucks, including the Tesla Semi, are inevitable and welcome. But questions remain about this particular implementation. Continue reading This ex-trucker has some questions about the Tesla Semi This ex-trucker has some questions about the Tesla Semi originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:25:00 EST. Show More Summary

Sunday Drive: Performance comes in many shapes and sizes

From supercharged V8s to fancy electric motors and lithium ion batteries, last week was all about power. Continue reading Sunday Drive: Performance comes in many shapes and sizes Sunday Drive: Performance comes in many shapes and sizes originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

SCG 004S opens the entry-level door at Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus

SCG will be pleased to engrave your name in the pre-order books right now, taking a $40,000 deposit against the 004S base price around $400,000. Continue reading SCG 004S opens the entry-level door at Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG...Show More Summary

Tesla pickup truck looks like a mini Tesla semi with a giant bed

Tesla surprises everyone with drawings of a Tesla pickup truck that looks like a mini Tesla semi. Continue reading Tesla pickup truck looks like a mini Tesla semi with a giant bed Tesla pickup truck looks like a mini Tesla semi with a giant bed originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:29:00 EST. Show More Summary

World Endurance Championship: Yellow-flagged by Frisky Feline, Toyota Wins Bahrain With Broken Toe

Endurance racing is often something you put on while you are doing another activity. As the events are far too long to devote the totality of your attention to, a typical strategy would be to enjoy the start of the race and check in whenever you hear the announcers panic. Show More Summary

Say it Ain’t So: Honda Recalls Over 800,000 Minivans Over Dangerous Seating Situation

It’s never easy to find out something you thought was objectively perfect has a fatal flaw. Honda is recalling over 800,000 Odyssey minivans due to faulty passenger seating that has resulted in around 46 reported injuries. According to the manufacturer, vehicles from the 2011-2017 model years may have second rows that latch improperly. Show More Summary

2018 Jaguar E-Pace First Drive Review | The crossover that thinks it’s an F-Type

Jaguar has given its little crossover claws of its own. Continue reading 2018 Jaguar E-Pace First Drive Review | The crossover that thinks it’s an F-Type 2018 Jaguar E-Pace First Drive Review | The crossover that thinks it’s an F-Type originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Massive 12-car pileup and death of Daniel Hegarty cast shadow on Macau GP

Hegarty was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital. Continue reading Massive 12-car pileup and death of Daniel Hegarty cast shadow on Macau GP Massive 12-car pileup and death of Daniel Hegarty cast shadow on Macau GP originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:35:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Tesla made a phone battery pack that mimics Supercharger monuments

Tesla's Powerbank uses a single 18650 cell with 3,350mAh capacity that's also found in its Model S and X electric vehicles. Continue reading Tesla made a phone battery pack that mimics Supercharger monuments Tesla made a phone battery pack that mimics Supercharger monuments originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:50:00 EST. Show More Summary

Toyota still doesn't think electric cars are ready for mass consumption

"Tesla is not our enemy and not our role model," Uchiyamada said. "I think it's the German manufacturers that rather see Tesla as a competitor." Continue reading Toyota still doesn't think electric cars are ready for mass consumption Toyota...Show More Summary

Tesla Roadster | 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds!

Tesla calls the all-wheel-drive EV the "quickest car in the world," with a claimed 0-60 mile-per-hour time of just 1.9 seconds. The sprint to 100 mph takes only 4.2 seconds, and its top speed is over 250 mph. Continue reading Tesla Roadster...Show More Summary

Michael Schumacher's 2001 F1 car sells for $7.5m, nearly twice its estimate

It helped him win the 2001 F1 championship. Continue reading Michael Schumacher's 2001 F1 car sells for $7.5m, nearly twice its estimate Michael Schumacher's 2001 F1 car sells for $7.5m, nearly twice its estimate originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Toyota teases new FT-AC off-road concept

Toyota really seems interested in a new off-roader. Continue reading Toyota teases new FT-AC off-road concept Toyota teases new FT-AC off-road concept originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Tesla Semi truck reveal is tonight, even in the midst of Model 3 'hell'

"It is somewhat unclear why the company needs another major initiative... on its already full plate." Continue reading Tesla Semi truck reveal is tonight, even in the midst of Model 3 'hell' Tesla Semi truck reveal is tonight, even in the midst of Model 3 'hell' originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:07:00 EST. Show More Summary

Singer Teams with Williams, Cranks Another Porsche to Eleven

Singer Vehicle Design, builder of meticulously re-imagined Porsches, has partnered with the advanced engineering arm of UK’s Williams F1 team. Together, they’ve created an incredible commission for a well-heeled classic Porsche enthusiast. Show More Summary

How Many Gas Pumps Can a Stinger Pass? Kia Releases EPA Info

When I was in California this week to drive the all-new Kia Stinger, there was one key specification question that went unanswered – fuel economy. That’s because the numbers were being finalized as we sat in the press briefing. Now we know the numbers, at least by the American standard. Show More Summary

Jaguar Land Rover Enters the Autonomous Race, Test Vehicles on Public Roads

Jaguar Land Rover has taken its first steps into the scariest part of autonomous development — real world testing. As most automakers are already deep into R&D work on self-driving cars, luxury manufacturers like JLR cannot afford to be late to the party. Show More Summary

Smart, or Sacrilege? Porsche Considering Production of an Electrified 911

Porsche is considering an electrified variant of the iconic 911, which isn’t all that surprising, considering Volkswagen Group wants a battery-enhanced version of every model it builds. But changing the 911 is tantamount to sacrilege among some circles and is likely to receive some mixed responses. Show More Summary

2018 Kia Stinger Review – A Good Recipe in Need of Some Seasoning

Anyone who likes to cook knows it’s rare to get a new dish right on the first try. It usually takes a few tweaks to reach perfection, no matter how good the base recipe is. That’s the case with the much-hyped Kia Stinger. Kia has never...Show More Summary

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