9s home-made electric car quicker than Tesla

9s home-made electric car quicker than Tesla

Is it possible to make a car in your own garage which is quicker than Tesla? An 85 kw Tesla Model S Performance Package takes on Mazda Miata with an Electric Motor Conversion in a 1/4 mile drag race. The Miata is powered by a 333-volt lithium-ion battery pack controllers that drive a pair forklift motors at the wheels. The Miata runs an incredible 9.27 […]

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Honda Going Electric … Eventually

Honda Going Electric … Eventually

Can you believe that people get paid bazillions of dollars to take perfectly good companies and run them into the ground? Ford’s recently departed CEO, Mark Fields, refused to wake up and smell the EV coffee percolating right under his nose. Honda, once a beacon of innovation, has been off chasing hydrogen-tinged rainbows for the past 10 years or so and paid little attention to […]

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The quickest car ever made? Elon Musk eyes record-breaking 0-60mph time for new Tesla Roadster

The quickest car ever made? Elon Musk eyes record-breaking 0-60mph time for new Tesla Roadster

This render demonstrates what a new Tesla Roadster could look like (Peisert Design via Facebook) Tesla boss Elon Musk has suggested that a sub-two second 0-60mph acceleration time could be possible for the company’s upcoming Roadster sports car. The second-generation Roadster, to replace Tesla’s first car, produced between 2008 and 2012, is not expected for several years. But Musk has already mentioned the car a […]

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Elon Musk is now living entirely in the future

Elon Musk is now living entirely in the future

• A huge gap has opened between where Tesla is and where it wants to go. • CEO Elon Musk wants to reinvent the auto-manufacturing process to speed up production. • Tesla can probably get away with this for a while, as long as the stock price is elevated. It’s possible that Tesla’s struggles to manufacture the early versions of the Model X SUV traumatized […]

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7 things we learned from Elon Musk’s Tesla shareholder meeting

7 things we learned from Elon Musk’s Tesla shareholder meeting

Tesla’s shareholders voted this afternoon at their annual meeting against declassifying the electric car company’s board of directors. Critics have said that Tesla’s board is not independent enough, and that it’s filled with people who are incentivized to stay in CEO Elon Musk’s good graces. Declassifying would have made the directors subject to annual elections, but the outcome of the vote means the board will […]

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This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

Brett Belan and his wife Kira have built a full electric solar powered 1973 Volkswagen bus and converted it into a camper. About 12 years ago he built a solar power golf car, which was an absolutely amazing vehicle. Getting the bus was interesting. The idea of having a charger station right with the vehicle obviously allows you to go far beyond where you would […]

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The 25 Fastest Cars In The World

The 25 Fastest Cars In The World

“How fast can it go?” There are many ways to measure automotive excellence, but top speed is the one everybody secretly cares about the most. Aldous Huxley was right about speed being the only truly modern sensation. He left out the part about how much fun it is. These 20 cars are more than just fun, though, they’re the fastest production cars on the planet. The […]

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Google’s home solar panel estimates launch in Germany

Google’s home solar panel estimates launch in Germany

Google’s Project Sunroof, which estimates whether homes get enough sunlight to switch over to solar power, is launching in Germany today. It’s the first time Sunroof has expanded outside the US, where it finally reached all 50 states earlier this year after launching in 2015. But as with its US coverage, Google’s estimates don’t reach all — or even most — homes in Germany. Its […]

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Tesla’s new battery could take your home off the grid

Tesla’s new battery could take your home off the grid

Tesla Motors invented this highly useful battery, that is the dream of everyone who would like to switch to an off-the-grid living. The battery is called Powerwall and was designed in order to entirely power one’s home, without ever having to use the power grid again. The system of the battery is based on the same one used in the Tesla electric cars and it […]

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New VW Golf GTI Mk8/9: on sale in 2019 with big power boost

New VW Golf GTI Mk8/9: on sale in 2019 with big power boost

New Volkswagen Golf GTi will have up to 325bhp when it hits the UK in 2019; our images show how it might look. Each and every Volkswagen Golf to date has been flanked by a hot GTI version, with the current car pumping out as much as 286bhp in flagship Clubsport form. The Mk8 will be no different, and the GTI is likely to feature a […]

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