Elon Musk, the real Iron Man ?

Philanthropist, visionary, megalomaniac, tech enthusiast… Many adjectives can describe Elon Musk but also Tony Stark, the billionaire under the Marvel hero’s armor. Jon Favreau, the last two Iron Man director, and Robert Downey Jr., that plays the hero, declared that they drew their inspiration from the businessman originally from South-Africa : “When I was trying to bring the character of genius billionaire Tony Stark to the big screen in Iron Man, I had no idea how to make him seem real. Robert Downey Jr. said, ‘We need to sit down with Elon Musk.’ … Downey was right. Elon is a […]

The Boring Company : first signed contract for Elon Musk

The company created by Elon Musk has found a client : the city of Chicago ! On 16thof June, the mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel has entrusted Elon Musk and The Boring Company with the task of reaching the O’Hare International Airport from downtown and vice versa. But firstly, what is The Boring Company ? Funded in 2016 by Elon Musk, who’s also Tesla CEO, The Boring Company’s first objective was to reduce traffic by boring tunnels. Indeed, stuck in traffic in Los Angeles, Elon Musk had the idea of boring high speed tunnels below several meters from the floor with […]

Tesla energy : Not just a car story

Tesla energy is based on electricity, and the company does not just want to revolutionize our consumption pattern with personal electric cars. They have more than one string to their bow. To accelerate the world’s transition toward renewable energy, Tesla offers : Electric cars Obviously, the first products that comes in mind are Tesla’s famous electric cars :  Model S, the chic and fast sedan; Model X, the luxurious SUV; Model 3, the safer and affordable sedan and the new version of the Roadster, the fierce sport car. Tesla Semi The Tesla Semi are 100% electric heavyweights that the brand […]

Your application, your Tesla-4u community

Thought by enthusiasts, Tesla-4u allows you to make the use of your car easier, it helps you to increase your eco-driving and you can also challenge your community ! Your eco-driving is calculated thanks to few datas : your consumption, your car’s energy recovery, your acceleration and the number of kilometers crossed. The datas are daily renewed and so Tesla-4u is able to make a ranking with the best eco-drivers ! 06/19/18 ‘s ranking The percentage represents the efficiency of your car. It means that if you have a 100% efficiency, your car does not consume more energy than what […]

Revolutionary & Visionary : Tesla by Elon Musk

For a few years you have heard of the brand that has revolutionized not just the car industry but also the electric one : Tesla by Elon Musk. In 2003, Martin Eberhard and Mark Tarpening, followed by Elon Musk created Tesla Motors, a 100% electric, top of the range cars manufacturer. The American company, whose name pays tribute to the inventor Nikola Tesla, launched their first series model, the Roadster, in 2008, followed by the sedan Model S in 2012, and the SUV Model X in 2015. In 2016, Elon Musk, now majority stockholder and CEO, has announced the launch […]

Electric cars : new world market’s favorite

The number of electric cars sold in the world doesn’t stop increasing. Indeed, in 2017, this number has reached the 3 million and it won’t stop. It is still a niche market but it is starting playing a major role in this market ! Public aids, fall of the batteries production costs and cars makers offering more and more designs are all reasons why consumers go electric. EV-Volume, a Sweden group that keeps up with the worldwide electric cars market, predict that the sells will reach approximatively 5 million the number of electric cars from now until the end of […]

The advantages and inconveniences of electric cars

We have lots of received ideas concerning electric cars, that’s why we thought it might be useful to highlight the pros and cons. Major ecological advantage Indeed, electric car does not produce greenhouse gas, does not emit hydrocarbon or smoke : no CO2 emission. Even if the battery production needs energy, and so is still an aspect to developp, the electric vehicle is still the best option to reduce CO2 and fine particles emission in the world, which are harmful for health. Our lungs thank us ! Economical advantage Yes, even if the selling price of electric vehicles can be high, some […]

Throwback COP23 : The « Light Us » Rally

With the objectif of fighting against global warming, the MIPAI association has created the « Light Us » rally that take place during the yearly COP summit. A connected, smart and photovoltaic torch is handed over from a COP organizer nation to another. It is aboard electric and hybrid cars that this symbolic torch travels from COP to COP. Upon the COP 22 in Marrocco, a cortege of 7 Tesla made the trip from Paris, where the COP 21 took place, to Marrakech. Last year, a cortege of 20 Tesla, more than the double, has accompanied the torch from Marrakech to Bonn, in Germany […]

The Tesla Roadster : a flying car ?

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk has announced 2 days ago the project of commercializing the Roadster with a « SpaceX option package ». The new Tesla Roadster version, expected for 2020, could benefit from the technological advances SpaceX, specialized in astronautics and space flights. To make the Roadster the fastest car ever, it will be equiped by 10 small rockets, as Elon Musk has anounced on social medias : « SpaceX option package for new Tesla Roadster will include ~ 10 small rocket thrusters arranged seamlessly around car. These rocket engines dramatically improve acceleration, top speed, braking & cornering. Maybe they will […]

The application that will change Tesla cars users’ lives

Tesla-4u is an application that will be available on Apple Store and Android soon. It has been created to facilitate the every day use of Tesla cars! Created and designed by electric cars enthusiasts, Tesla-4u is the 1st app providing you : Real time indicators displaying your eco-driving by calculating your consumption, your car’s real battery life, and its efficiency. Your car’s usage statistics by trip, by day or by calendar period : kwh consumed and charged, real time battery power level, average efficiency, battery capacity and its wear, etc. A route simulator taking into account your driving habits, your battery power […]