Tesla Model 3: Three Year Review – Energy Used & Emissions (Part 3)

Part 3 of my three-year review covers: Energy Use and Carbon Emissions from driving 42,500 miles in our Model 3. Links to Parts 1-4 of the review are at the bottom. We drove 42,500 miles in the first three years. I calculated how many kWh of electricity were sent to my car to charge the… Continue reading Tesla Model 3: Three Year Review – Energy Used & Emissions (Part 3)

Tesla Model 3: Three Year Review – Driving, Charging, and Battery Status (Part 2)

Part 2 of my three-year review covers: The places we’ve been; Where we charge; and Battery pack status. Links to Parts 1-4 are at the bottom. 1) Where We’ve Gone 80% of my mileage has been commuting back and forth to work and running errands. During normal times that was 50 miles a day on… Continue reading Tesla Model 3: Three Year Review – Driving, Charging, and Battery Status (Part 2)

Tesla Model 3 Three Year Review – the Basics (Part 1)

Part 1 of my three-year review covers: Reliability inside and out; What could be improved; and What I like. Our goal in buying cars has been finding a car that makes the least emissions, meets our needs for # of passengers and storage, and is reliable. We traded in our 2010 Prius for a 2018… Continue reading Tesla Model 3 Three Year Review – the Basics (Part 1)

TMC Member Reviews Model 3 After 16 Years Driving Porsche

TMC Member pnoble has been loyal to Porsche for 16 years, but the Tesla Model 3 Performance lured him away. After spending a bit of time with his new ride, pnoble put together a detailed comparison of his Porsche and Tesla experiences. In short – he doesn’t miss the Porsche much. Here’s the review from… Continue reading TMC Member Reviews Model 3 After 16 Years Driving Porsche

Model X Owner Shares Review of New Model Y

Midnight Silver Metallic

TMC member WolfieSenior said “Yes please!” when the local service center offered up a Midnight Silver Performance Model Y last week. After spending a bit of time with the car, WolfieSenior posted a detailed review of the new ride and some comparisons to the Model X. Check it out below. So this is a Model… Continue reading Model X Owner Shares Review of New Model Y

Hyundai Kona Electric Versus Nissan LEAF

A veritable (Faraday) cage match. First mover advantage. It’s something Nissan should be enjoying in the economical electric vehicle space, considering it launched the LEAF at the tail end of 2010. Just last year Nissan introduced the 2nd generation of that pioneering hatchback. Now that other companies are launching similarly-priced battery-powered vehicles, the Japanese automaker should have… Continue reading Hyundai Kona Electric Versus Nissan LEAF

Get a Close Up Look at Interior and Exterior Features for the Model 3

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]TMC Member Joseph Torbati has released two new videos to show off “hidden features” of the Model 3. Yesterday Torbati gave us first impressions of a Model 3 brought in for a vinyl wrap at his Fremont, Calif. detailing shop. The new videos offer a bit more detail about both the interior and exterior features of… Continue reading Get a Close Up Look at Interior and Exterior Features for the Model 3