Zac Estrada, InsideEVs

Zac Estrada


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Zac:

AAA Predicts Consumers Will Still Be Slow To Take To EVs

Electric vehicle sales are growing in the U.S., but the majority of consumers are still wary or confused about them, a AAA study shows. → Read More

Porsche Taycan Interior, Instrument Panel Caught In Spy Photo

These are new undisguised photos of the Porsche Taycan and its production interior. The Taycan electric vehicle goes on sale later in 2019. → Read More

Tesla Model 3 Among 10 Best-Selling Cars In U.S. In April

The Tesla Model 3 found its way back among the most popular cars in the U.S., based on April sales estimates. → Read More

Uber CEO Thinks Elon Musk Is Way Off On Robotaxi Timeline

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi thinks self-driving taxis are years off from Elon Musk's 2020 goal, he said after his company went public Friday. → Read More

Motorweek Puts Bolt, Niro EV & LEAF Plus Through Road Trip Test

Motorweek puts the Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf Plus and Kia Niro EV to a road trip test to find out if they offer enough range. → Read More

Chevy Volt Discounts Get Deeper As Dealers Unload Final Models

Discounts on the Chevy Volt are as high as 18 percent now that production of the range extender electric has ended. → Read More

Tesla Disables Full Power From Some Models

A software update disabled maximum performance settings from some Tesla models, according to reports. → Read More

Mitsubishi Wants UK To Give New Incentives To PHEV Drivers

Mitsubishi wants the UK government to start incentivizing plug-in hybrids more now that it has proof its Outlander PHEV drivers do, in fact, charge their cars. → Read More

Lincoln Says Its Plug-Ins Won't Just Be For California

Lincoln will make a national push for its upcoming plug-in hybrid SUVs, starting with the 2020 Aviator Grand Touring. → Read More

Rivian CEO Says Having 'Clean Sheet' Puts Firm Ahead Of Rivals

The debut vehicles for Rivian, the R1S SUV and R1T pickup truck, will perform better than electric rivals from the likes of GM, Ford and Mercedes-Benz, CEO RJ Scaringe said. → Read More

EV Incentives Return For Washington State Buyers

Washington's governor has signed legislation that restores the state's tax incentive of up to $2,500 to buyers of new electric vehicles. → Read More

Dyson Electric Crossover Takes Shape In Patent Filing

The Dyson electric vehicle project is coming into clearer view with a new patent image of the car the vacuum guru plans to launch in 2021. → Read More

Tesla Opens New Service Center For Michigan Customers: In Ohio

Tesla opened a service center for customers in the Detroit area, in Toledo, Ohio. The company has been prevented from opening sales centers in Michigan. → Read More

Kia Niro PHEV Gets Updated Features, Pricing For UK

The revised Kia Niro, which debuted in March at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, has been priced for the UK market. → Read More

Couple's Proposal Photographed By Tesla Model 3

A Tesla Model 3 driver used the car's forward-facing camera to capture his proposal to his fiancée. → Read More

Polestar Courting Developers With Google Android-based Infotainment

The Polestar 2 will come with an Android-based infotainment system when it goes on sale in 2020, and the Geely-Volvo offshoot wants to use that as a lure for app developers. → Read More

Group Tries To Stop Colorado From Joining California's EV Mandate

A group made up of numerous automakers is trying to stop Colorado from becoming the tenth state to adopt California's zero emission vehicle standards. → Read More

VW Group's Future Hinges On Three EV Platforms, Possible New Brand

The Volkswagen Group's heavy march towards battery electric vehicles is taking shape now and may force the company to look radically different by 2030. → Read More

China's Lithium Supply Lets It Far Outstrip U.S. In Cell Production

China leads the U.S. in lithium supply, necessary for electric vehicles in the near future, and that could give the country's automakers an edge. → Read More

Tesla Lowers Base Model 3 Lease Payment To Sneak In Under $400

The Tesla Model 3 is now available for lease for under $400 per month in the U.S. in a bid to keep it competitive among other premium compact sedans. → Read More