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PreviewsFive Things to Know About the Tesla Cybertruck
The shockwave created by the launch of Tesla ’s new electric pickup is not about to fade anytime soon. While some are ecstatic and marvelling at the exceptional capabilities of this truck, many others have a tough time swallowing the outrageous design and are wondering if this is all a …
Test Drives2018 Tesla Model X: Space-age Family Commuting
Although Tesla’s long-term survival isn’t yet guaranteed, the EV maker from California undeniably was a game-changer in the automotive industry. It proved to the world that electric powertrains can be an alternative to combustion engines, at a price, of course. Despite being on the market for a few years now, …
BlogAll-Wheel Drive: The Tesla Advantage
Everyone’s talking about Telsa, the California-based electric vehicle company. And that’s something when you consider that automakers rarely make traditional media headlines anymore, unless of course there’s a disaster like the Volkswagen diesel car scandal . Tesla sure has a way of garnering the attention of traditional media¾and good on …
TechnologyTesla’s Self-Driving Car: A Festival of Technology
You’ve surely heard the news, the Tesla Model S and Model X can drive themselves! But that’s not actually true. Sure, on the highway, these cars no longer need the driver to hold the steering wheel, they can adjust their speed according to traffic flow, and they can even avoid …
BlogThe Car Guide Visits Tesla’s Factory
A few weeks ago, The Car Guide took a tour of Tesla’s installations in California. This immersion in the universe of the electric car allowed us to draw a complete picture of the Tesla brand, its owner and its cars. Here’s the first article of a full report on Tesla …
Features and TipsTesla: The Early Years to Today—and Tomorrow
In 2003, engineers Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning set up a new company, Tesla. The name is an intentional reference to Nikola Tesla (1856—1943), the engineer who contributed significantly to the development of alternating current electricity supply systems. In 1960, the international unit for magnetic flux density was even named …

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ElectricFirst Tesla Cybertruck Caught on the Street
When the all-new Tesla Cybertruck made its debut on November 21, many were shocked by its sci-fi inspired, concept-like exterior that doesn’t look like anything on the road today. That’s understandable as the electric pickup is scheduled to enter production in late 2021 at the earliest. Just a few days …
BuzzLEGO Unveils its Own Version of Cybertruck
Everyone has an opinion on the new Tesla Cybertruck . Ever since the polarizing electric pickup was unveiled to the world last Thursday, a lot of people have been mocking it or questioning its abilities on social media. Even rival automakers from BMW to Ford have chimed in, the latter …
NewsFord Wants a Rematch with Tesla’s Cybertruck
During the world premiere of the Cybertruck last Thursday, Tesla showed a 15-second clip to demonstrate the superior towing prowess of its new electric pickup. It pitted the Cybertruck against a Ford F-150 in a tug-of-war match, which the former seemed to win easily… despite going uphill, Tesla CEO Elon …
NewsTesla Cybertruck vs. Rivian R1T : Specs Comparison
A new week begins, but we’re not done yet with the Tesla Cybertruck . No matter what you think of the look of this brand new electric pickup, you have to admit the features and capabilities are quite impressive. Of course, production will only start in late 2021, so a …
New ModelsTesla Cybertruck: This is it!
The world premiere of the highly anticipated Tesla Cybertruck, which took place last night in Los Angeles, did not disappoint. At least in terms of sheer entertainment. Is it really “the biggest revolution in transportation and fashion?” That’s debatable. “A pickup that looks nothing like all the others built over …
NewsElon Musk Applauds Ford Mustang Mach-E Launch
There is an avalanche of reactions following last night’s world premiere of the all-new 2021 Mustang Mach-E —Ford’s highly anticipated next-generation EV. Fans and the media are talking about it at length, particularly on social media, and it’s only just the beginning. Even some of the competitors have shared their …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesElectric Cars: Key Terms Explained
You know what displacement, horsepower and L/100 km all mean. These automotive terms exist since, well, pretty much the invention of automobiles. Electric cars are a different creature, however. They have their own unique features and a unique vocabulary. A Few Definitions Fossil fuels are out, electrons are in! Let’s …

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Exclusive! - Fremont Tesla Factory Visit
The Car Guide was given the special privilege of visiting the Tesla Fremont factory. We are providing you with a quick glimpse on how the Tesla is built and we will be publishing a more detailed video in coming weeks on this exclusive experience.
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Tesla Model S vs. Dodge Challenger
"The best laid plans," as the old saying goes, "often go awry." Well when the Motoring TV team's plans went awry, there was no choice but to head to Graeme Fletcher's stomping grounds for a bit of a showdown. The competitors? The 2014 Tesla Model S and the 2014 Dodge …
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Tesla Model S - Cold Weather Performance
Chris Porritt, Tesla's VP of Vehicle Engineering, describes the unique features of Model S that make it such a remarkable car in colder climates. From its innovative chassis design, to the instant responsiveness of its electric powertrain, to its state-of-the-art software features, there has never been an all-weather sedan quite …