First video of Tesla Model 3 production version with glimpse of interior

Tesla only released two official pictures of the first Model 3 production unit and we got a few more shots from a Tesla owner who was charging at the Fremont factory Supercharger at the time they took the pictures. Now, we get a first video of the vehicle – giving us more angles of this historic…

via First video of Tesla Model 3 production version with glimpse of interior — Electrek

Navya driverless shuttles to begin ferrying University of Michigan students this fall

Navya will deploy two of its driverless multi-passenger shuttles this fall at the University of Michigan, moving students autonomously between Michigan’s North Campus Research Complex and its Lurie Engineering Center across a two-mile route. The 15-passenger vehicles are being deployed in conjunction with Mcity, the University of Michigan-led partnership with autonomous private… Read More

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Tesla Model X officially becomes highest safety rated SUV with 5-star rating in every safety category

Tesla did it again with the Model X. NHTSA confirmed today that after crash testing Tesla’s all-electric SUV, it received a 5-star rating in every safety category – making it the highest safety rated SUV. Of all the vehicles tested by NHTSA, only the Tesla Model S bested the Model X for the lowest probability of injury in a…

via Tesla Model X officially becomes highest safety rated SUV with 5-star rating in every safety category — Electrek

Tesla’s Model X earns all-around 5-star safety rating from NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has bestowed its highest ever SUV safety rating to Tesla’s Model X. The Model X earned a 5-star rating in every category and sub-category that NHTSA tests, using the government body’s own independent testing process. This also puts the Model X second only to the Model S in terms…

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10 electric vehicle benefits you probably don’t know about…but should

We all know the direct benefits of owning an electric vehicle – cleaner, cheaper, smoother travel, getting to drive in carpool lanes, tax rebates, not being a douchebag to the environment, etc. But after owning EVs for 5 years now, I’ve run into some 10 benefits that people probably don’t think of when deciding between…

via 10 electric vehicle benefits you probably don’t know about…but should — Electrek