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Articles by Zachary Shahan

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US electric car sales up 68% in February, as Teslas lead Volt

US electric car sales up 68% in February, as Teslas lead Volt

US electric car sales jumped approximately 68% in February 2017 versus February 2016.

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Tesla Model S & Nissan LEAF world’s best-selling electric cars in 2016

Tesla Model S & Nissan LEAF world’s best-selling electric cars in 2016

The Tesla Model S and Nissan LEAF clocked in as the best-selling electric cars in the world in 2016.

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Tesla CTO says EV batteries should last 10-15 years – minimum

Tesla CTO says EV batteries should last 10-15 years – minimum

Good news for Tesla drivers, with CTO JB Straubel saying the company expects “10 maybe 15 year life at a minimum” from its EV batteries.

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If Tesla model 3 delivers, “gas vehicles are history,” auto executives admit

If Tesla model 3 delivers, “gas vehicles are history,” auto executives admit

Auto industry execs must already know that Tesla is set to deliver, and is set to be a cost-competitive with gas cars.

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Tesla explains why EVs selling electricity to grid not as good as it sounds

Tesla explains why EVs selling electricity to grid not as good as it sounds

Tesla says it doesn’t make economic sense for EVs to send electricity back to the grid, but concedes that “dynamic charging” of EVs at times convenient to the grid is coming.

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Tesla moves its 500,000 cars-a-year production target forward to 2018

Tesla moves its 500,000 cars-a-year production target forward to 2018

Tesla responds to overwhelming demand for Model 3 by moving 2020 target to produce 500,000 vehicles a year forward to 2018.

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Tesla dominates large luxury car market in US

Tesla dominates large luxury car market in US

New data shows Tesla crushed the competition in the large luxury car market in 2015.

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Apple electric car planned for 2019, team to triple to 1,800

Apple electric car planned for 2019, team to triple to 1,800

Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple’s first electric car will hit the market in 2019.

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500-kilometer, all-electric Audi E-Tron Quattro finally shown

500-kilometer, all-electric Audi E-Tron Quattro finally shown

Audi shows off Audi e-tron quattro and Audi Q7 e-tron at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Used Tesla Model S buyers show expansion of Tesla’s market

Used Tesla Model S buyers show expansion of Tesla’s market

Edmunds has conducted a little study of Tesla’s certified pre-owned (CPO) program and has come up with some interesting findings.

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Solar power for low- & moderate-income Americans — Obama’s new solar initiative

Solar power for low- & moderate-income Americans — Obama’s new solar initiative

Going solar is a no-brainer money-maker for millions of people. That increasingly includes low- and moderate-income people as well as rich people.