Electric Cars

The Tesla Cybertruck Could Have a Folding Rear Window for Expandable Cargo Room

The Tesla Cybertruck Could Have a Folding Rear Window for Expandable Cargo Room

This will make a lot of potential Cybertruck customers happy

By now, you’d expect Tesla to have zeroed down on the production version of the Cybertruck. However, the company is still making tweaks here and there and is even accepting suggestions from the public. A Twitter user recently suggested flipping down the rear window and folding the body panel to increase storage. Elon Musk replied saying it’s worth considering. It’s quite a good idea and will help people who carry long items in their trucks often.

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The Tesla Model 3 Enters Modern Times With Wireless Phone Charger and USB-C Ports

The Tesla Model 3 Enters Modern Times With Wireless Phone Charger and USB-C Ports

For such a tech-savvy car, it’s a little embarrassing to enter the party this late

Tesla cars are known not only for their electric powertrains, but also for the amount of technology they offer. You’d expect Tesla to be at the zenith when it comes to offering high-tech features, but surprisingly, that was not the case with a few things.

But, Tesla has finally introduced it. We’re talking about two features here – wireless charging and USB C-ports. The automaker has finally decided to offer it on its entry-level EV. Better late than never, right?

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A Private Garage Can Give Your Tesla Model 3 an Acceleration Boost For Half the Cost

A Private Garage Can Give Your Tesla Model 3 an Acceleration Boost For Half the Cost

A Canada-based company has hacked the Model 3’s software and is offering the upgrade for just $1,100

Have you ever wanted to give your Tesla extra power but have had to wait for the automaker to roll out updates? Or, didn’t feel like paying the extra moolah they charge to unlock the added performance? Well, this will intrigue you then. If you watch the YouTube videos posted by Rich from Rich Rebuilds, you may even know his garage-partners, Electrified Garage. These guys have teamed up with a company called Ingenext from Quebec, Canada, and have managed to hack into Tesla’s systems. The company has cracked the code to happiness, and that happiness will cost you half the price of what Tesla charges for a Performance upgrade. Sweet deal, right?

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Rivian R1V and R2X Trademarks Hint at a New Electric Van and Compact Crossover

Rivian R1V and R2X Trademarks Hint at a New Electric Van and Compact Crossover

Rivian could be entering two new segments to expand base and reach out to diverse customers

Rivian is growing at a fast rate despite having a single product on the road to date. The company unveiled the R1T pickup truck and the R1S SUV at the 2018 LA Auto Show and has since become a familiar name in the industry. Rivian also hit the headlines courtesy of investment from two giants – Ford and Amazon.

The R1T and R1S show a lot of promise in theory and we are still some time away from seeing the products in the metal on the streets. Before they could be rolled out, Rivian is already prepping for two more products. MotorTrend reports that the EV automaker has filed for two new names – R1V and R2X – with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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How Many Humans Does it Take to Charge a Tesla Model X?

How Many Humans Does it Take to Charge a Tesla Model X?

An inventor tried this out with nine cyclists pedaling for 20 minutes

A lot of ideas in the past have emerged where it has proposed that devices like iPods and mobiles be charged using human kinetic energy. This inventor named Janne Käpylehto has done the same, but for a much larger ‘device’.

He created a power generating station for converting human energy to charge the Tesla Model X. Did he succeed? Of course he did, but the desired result may not be very pleasing to everyone. Nevertheless, it’s an innovation.

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Elektron Innovativ To Debut A 1,300-Horsepower Electric Hypercar At The 2021 Geneva Motor Show

Elektron Innovativ To Debut A 1,300-Horsepower Electric Hypercar At The 2021 Geneva Motor Show

Another day, another electric hypercar

For some reason, the majority of the electric startups begin their journeys with supercars or hypercars before trickling down to mass-market cars; Tesla, Rivian, and Fisker, to name a few. Here’s one such company, Elektron Innovativ, that has taken the first step – build a mighty powerful electric car to grab everyone’s attention. But, is it that intriguing to the enthusiasts anymore?

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Watch the Tesla Cybertruck Cruise Around Mars in This Fan-Made Video

Watch the Tesla Cybertruck Cruise Around Mars in This Fan-Made Video

The Cybertruck and space: That’s Elon Musk’s dream right there

When we got the first glimpse of the Cybertruck, we were convinced that this vehicle doesn’t belong here and it sure is ‘out of the world’. It became the talk of the town for its unconventional, unorthodox design philosophy. But, how would it fare on another planet? Thanks to this video by youtuber Holmes Draws, we can now imagine how the Tesla would look on outer space.

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Polestar Says Its Collaboration With Koenigsegg Isn't What You Expected

Polestar Says Its Collaboration With Koenigsegg Isn’t What You Expected

Polestar and Koenigsegg team up for promo video; no electric supercar yet

If you got all excited about a possible collaboration between Koenigsegg and Polestar, like we did yesterday, it’s time to calm down because they’re not working on a state-of-the-art vehicle together. According to Polestar, the teasers the two brands shared on social media are just for a promotional video for the Gemera and the Precept concept.

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Can the Koenigsegg Gemera and the Polestar Precept Concept Morph Into an Awesome Electric Supercar?

Can the Koenigsegg Gemera and the Polestar Precept Concept Morph Into an Awesome Electric Supercar?

It looks like the Koenigsegg Gemera and Polestar Precept Concept could be having a baby

Koenigsegg took the supercar world by storm in early 2020 with the Gemera, a four-seat grand tourer with a hybrid drivetrain that generates up to 1,700 horsepower. Around the same time, Polestar, Volvo’s performance division, unveiled the Precept, a fully electric sports sedan that previews at least one production model.

What do these companies have in common? Not much apart from the fact that both are from Sweden, but their latest Instagram posts suggest they might be working together on a car project.

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Ford's Alliance With Volkswagen Means the Next Ford EV Will Be a Badge-Engineered ID4 Crossover

Ford’s Alliance With Volkswagen Means the Next Ford EV Will Be a Badge-Engineered ID4 Crossover

Ford Will Be Using Volkswagen’s MEB Architecture for its Future EVs

The Ford-Volkswagen alliance has been brewing for a couple of years now. Things started looking stale in between, but it looks like everything is getting back on track.

According to Ford Authority, the alliance between the two automakers is expected to be finalized by the end of June. Also, the German automaker’s board has approved several projects, one of which is a new Ford electric vehicle that will be underpinned by Volkswagen’s MEB platform. Do you think it will be a badge-engineered ID.4 crossover?

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The 2024 BMW M5 Will Be Proof That Electric M Models Are Possible or Will It?

The 2024 BMW M5 Will Be Proof That Electric M Models Are Possible or Will It?

Will enthusiasts accept an all-electric BMW M5? We’re going to find out in 2024!

BMW’s first run in electrification didn’t yield good results. The ‘i’ series didn’t succeed the way BMW would’ve wanted it to and instead of making a mark as one of the early adopters of electrification, it is now remembered for being not very successful. However, the company is working hard on it and the two upcoming products – the i4 and the iNEXT – look promising.

To keep the momentum going, BMW has taken a bold step. According to U.K.’s Car Magazine, the next-gen “G60” M5, set to debut in 2023, will most likely be the first M vehicle to be electrified. The car will also churn out four-digit horsepower figures!

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Alfa Romeo Will Follow the Tonale PHEV with a Compact Electric SUV in 2022

Alfa Romeo Will Follow the Tonale PHEV with a Compact Electric SUV in 2022

The company will have a balanced mix of vehicles powered by ICEs, as well as PHEV and pure EV tech

A lot of rejigging is expected to happen in Alfa Romeo’s lineup moving forward. The company is focusing and restructuring its portfolio to get back into the spotlight. The Italian brand has said that it plans to have just four models in the near future. Three of those include the Giulia, the Stelvio, the newly-launched Tonale PHEV, and a product that is yet to be announced. There isn’t a lot known about this mysterious fourth product, but Autocar reports that it will be the smallest SUV in the lineup and also the brand’s first EV.

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