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Tesla Model 3 Earns the 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK

Tesla Model 3 has earned the 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick award in the USA       From Tesla comes this story and video of the IIHS Crash test of a 2019 Model 3. IIHS is the comparable body to our ANCAP testing regime. This is the first crash

Tesla Model 3 Performance – Should I Order One?

Tesla Model 3 Performance – Should I Order One?

Hello there car lovers. Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, with a Throttle House review on the Tesla Model 3 Performance. I’m a fan of Throttle House – I think that Thomas and James have enough levity and seriousness to be one of the better review sites around. Love the intro

Tesla Model Y Launch Info by Elon Musk

A couple of days ago, Elon Musk launched the latest in the series of Tesla vehicles. We already have: Model S – Premium 4-door sedan Model 3 (Should be E, but Ford wouldn’t let Tesla use that) Model X – Premium SUV Model Y is the newest incantation – 7

Tesla Model 3 – The Truth About Their Batteries

Tesla Model 3 – The Truth About Their Batteries

Tesla Model 3 – Are all Electric Cars Created Equal or Are Some More Equal Than Others? Good morning, good day, good afternoon, good evening and good night. Wherever in the world you are, It’s Bob Aldons, The Car Guy here with some interesting discussion and information on the Tesla

2018 Tesla Model 3 First Drive – Wheels

2018 Tesla Model 3 First Drive – Wheels

I’m not yet privileged enough to drive a lot of new models but I still need to provide my readers with information on upcoming models. And I’m not alone with the Tesla Model 3 access. Wheels magazine, the iconic Australian publication was the only media outlet given access to the

Tesla Pauses Some Model 3 Output After Hitting Target

Tesla Pauses Some Model 3 Output After Hitting Target

Even real car companies need a breather now and then, and then there’s Tesla. Bloomberg has just published this article on the history-making achievement by Tesla – read more at BLOOMBERG “After working around the clock for weeks on end to surpass a production goal, Tesla Inc. is pausing some Model 3 production this


Hi. Bob Aldons, The Car Guy reporting on this story received overnight about a Tesla on autopilot.I’m thinking that a Tesla is sophisticated enough to determine what mode the car was actually in. The driver suggests that she was in semi-autonomous mode, which in real speak was that she had the cruise control activated.



Tesla Roadster. 0-100 in 1.9 seconds? Top speed of 400 kph? What comes after Ludicrous? Hi there, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy reporting on the Tesla Roadster (and Tesla Semi) revealed yesterday. The doubters were out in force when Steve Jobs introduced the Apple iPhone back in 2007 – just


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