Hope you are in a Tesla if you get stuck in a traffic standstill for hours

Drivers wait for the traffic to be cleared as cars and trucks are stranded on sections of Interstate 95 Tuesday Jan. 4, 2022, in Carmel Church, Va. Close to 48 miles of the Interstate was closed due to ice and snow. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

A winter storm this weekend is stretching from Arkansas through Tennessee into the Carolinas and moving in Virginia. The long holiday weekend of this latest storm is an appropriate time to recap responses to the claim made about how electric vehicles would have fared during the Virginia snowstorm earlier this month. A storm that went… Continue reading Hope you are in a Tesla if you get stuck in a traffic standstill for hours

East Tennessee Tesla owners line up for photo shoot

Teslas lined up at the new Knoxville Service Center for a photo shoot n Friday, July 30, 2021.

Tesla’s Knoxville Service Center is officially opening after a few weeks of a soft opening. As part of the grand opening, East Tennessee Tesla owners gathered Friday morning for a group pix of around 40 cars coordinated by the Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association. Here’s my take on the event. The Knoxville Service Center is at… Continue reading East Tennessee Tesla owners line up for photo shoot

What’s it like to own a Tesla Model Y for a year

If you are thinking about buying a Tesla — and perhaps any electric vehicle — here are some random observations after one year of ownership. It was a year ago this week, I picked up a black Tesla Model Y Long Range with “Full Self Driving” in Brentwood, Tennessee, without ever taking a test drive… Continue reading What’s it like to own a Tesla Model Y for a year