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NewsTesla Sales are Rising While the Rest of the Industry is Collapsing
This week’s release of monthly and quarterly sales by automakers finally allowed us to quantify the impact of COVID-19. In Canada, the total numbers for the industry are down 48 percent and 20 percent, respectively, versus the same periods a year ago. In fact, other than a few tiny players …
ElectricCybertruck or Model X: Ontario Police Seeks Musk’s Opinion
What modern EV would make the best patrol vehicle? That’s what the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to know. While plans for the future police fleet remain up in the air, someone at the OPP’s Highway Safety Division did a bit of Photoshop with the Tesla Cybertruck and Tesla …
NewsTesla Denies Any Unintended Acceleration Problem
In a statement released yesterday, Tesla insists that there is no unintended acceleration in its vehicles and that the recent petition launched by a group of U.S. drivers is “completely false.” Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decided to review the petition, which alleges that all Tesla …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesTesla Announces its Biggest Software Update Ever
Tesla yesterday announced Software Version 10.0, its biggest software update ever. Once again, this is done over-the-air and the new entertainment, gaming, music and convenience features that are part of it should definitely get owners excited. The most impressive addition has to be the valet-type functionality called “Smart Summon.” Customers …
ElectricTelsa Makes Supercharging Free Again… with a Catch
In an attempt to boost sales of the Tesla Model S and Model X , the electric car manufacturer announced in a tweet this weekend that, effective immediately, all new orders for both vehicles will come with free unlimited charging at its dedicated Supercharger stations. There are 1,604 of those …
NewsCar Thieves Love Powerful Dodges, Hate Teslas
Every year around December, the Insurance Bureau of Canada reveals the top 10 most stolen vehicles in the country, which typically consist of older Ford Super Duty pickups and large SUVs. In the U.S., the reality is quite different. Thieves prefer cars, especially big ones with plenty of power and/or …
ElectricTesla Kills Standard-Range Model S and Model X
Here we go again. Following a series of updates announced this spring in a move to stay one step ahead of competitors, Tesla has now decided to kill the Standard Range versions of its Model S sedan and Model X crossover. The changes are effective immediately on the company’s website.
ElectricTesla to Hike Prices, Cut Charging Times in Half
After causing a stir last month with the announcement that most of its stores around the globe would close in a move toward online-only sales aimed at passing the savings along to customers, Tesla has just made an about-face and decided to keep significantly more stores open than previously planned.
BuzzWe Talk About Cars with Martin-Luc Archambault!
If you’re in the business landscape in Quebec, or simply a fan of new technology, Martin-Luc Archambault is no stranger to you. He’s a successful entrepreneur from Montreal and angel investor on the French version of the popular TV show Dragons’ Den. Martin-Luc never stops moving, always looking for a …
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