Elon Musk: Model S Is The Fastest 4-Door At Laguna Seca, Video Coming

Nürburgring lap record attempt also planned. 

It’s a known fact that Tesla wants to steal a bit of the Porsche Taycan’s thunder by trying to set a record lap for the fastest four-door EV at the Nürburgring. It certainly won’t happen this week because the ongoing Industry Pool specifically forbids any attempts to set lap records, therefore we’ll have to wait a little bit more.

There’s also the matter of preparing the car used for the attempt and getting it ready for a fast lap, with Elon Musk revealing on Twitter that Tesla has to “review & tune Model S thoroughly for safety on Nürburgring, especially Flugplatz session.”


Volkswagen ID.3 vs. Nissan LEAF & Hyundai Kona EV — Range & Price Comparisons

We still don’t have much info on the Volkswagen ID.3, but we have a little bit to go on regarding price and range.

The base version of the ID.3 is supposed to be under €30,000. I’m assuming that means just under, so will round up to €30,000.

The “up to” (idealistic) WLTP range on that trim is 330 km (205 miles) — definitely not real-world range, but the WLTP rating system is what EU regulators have for some reason considered acceptable. Real-world range may be more like 230–280 km (140–175 miles).

At this point, range is still a major factor in the value of an electric vehicle — 230–280 km only works well for certain people or use cases. So, it’s logical to look at how the ID.3 range and price compare to some other major EV models. Classes and designs are different, but I could see consumers cross shopping the ID.3, Nissan LEAF, Hyundai Kona EV, and Kia Niro EV. The big problem with the latter two (which basically have the same specs) is that they are very hard to get — the waiting lists are really long. Nonetheless, so is the ID.3 till next year sometime (hopefully), so I pulled the Kona EV into this comparison as well.


ID.9 – Volkswagen byter logotyp och identitet. Nionde gången!

Med övergången till elbilar och en helt ny filosofi såg man i koncernen behovet av en rejäl omstrukturering – det innebar förstås även en global förändring för varumärket och ALLA inblandade parter. Här är resultatet!

Hela nio förändringar av varumärket har gjorts hittills av det ganska enkla ideogram vi blivit vana vid. 1948 var man tydligen lite osäker på om den skulle vara tydlig nog? Bäst rama in den då?

Resumé har en rätt innehållsrik artikel om förändringen:

Förändringen av det visuella utseendet är inte den enda marknadsföringsmässiga nyheten som presenterades under måndagen. Biljätten kommer att börja använda sin omtalade ljudlogo i sin kommunikation.

− Volkswagens nya visuella språk kommer att skilja sig mycket från det vi har varit vana att se hittills – det kommer att bli djärvare och mer färgrikt. Fokus kommer att ligga på människor. Vi kommer inte längre att koncentrera oss på perfekt tagna bilder av våra bilar. Istället är målet att presentera realistiska situationer som kunderna själva kan relatera till, förklarar Jeanette Asteborg, marknadschef på Volkswagen Sverige i en kommentar till det nya utseendet.


Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar – Electric vehicles will forever change how cars look! Polestar 2 + Video!

As automakers race to electrify their model lineups, the competition to stand out has never been greater. Luckily, thanks to electrification, the opportunities to develop new designs are abundant. But if automakers want to succeed, designers need to seize these new opportunities and start developing the cars of the future. Car companies have followed the same evolutionary design path for decades. Now, with electric cars, everything is changing quickly.

Changes in electric cars will change purchase habits by further emphasizing user experience. So many vehicles are currently sold to buyers who value engine size, cylinder count or transmission type. With an electric motor, a vehicle’s power becomes a commodity instead of a key product feature.

Länk till CNN’s artikel: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/02/perspectives/electric-vehicle-design/index.html

Polestar 2 Walkaround In London At World Tour: Video

Video Description via What Car? on YouTube:

2020 Polestar 2 EV walkaround – better than the Tesla Model 3? | What Car?

Big performance, bold looks and a plush interior. Is the Polestar 2 the most exciting new electric car this year? And will it be in with a chance of beating the Tesla Model 3? Watch our video to find out the details


Referenskoden går direkt till TESLA Sverige: https://ts.la/hkan65717 Mer om programmet och regler står här på Teslas hemsida.