Is this the most overlooked reason that private buyers are turning away from electric cars?

There are a number of reasons new EVs are falling out of favour with private car buyers, says Will Dron. But one factor is often overlooked.
Tesla Cybertruck reservations top one million, according to reports

Cybertruck towing feat debunked

Tesla’s own video, some computational skills and other quoted quarter-mile claims help debunk Elon Musk’s Cybertruck drag stunt using a Porsche.
Tesla Cybertruck

Outrageous 844bhp Tesla Cybertruck finally arrives

Tesla Cybertruck specifications finally confirmed at launch event in Texas, and first reviews also go live.
The five richest people in motoring: Elon Musk

Used Tesla values plummet

Values of used Tesla models are falling fast, with some models losing nearly a quarter of their worth over the 12 months following registration.
Tesla Model Y goes on sale in UK, priced from £54,990

Tesla scraps ultrasonic sensors

Tesla has announced that it will no longer employ ultrasonic sensors on its models.
Protesters gather outside Tesla Factory

Elon Musk has sold billions in Tesla shares

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk this week sold $6.9 billion (£5.7 billion) worth of shares in the electric car company. Here's why.
Volt Rush by Henry Sanderson book review

Volt Rush book review

As Henry Sanderson shows in his book Volt Rush, the uptake of EVs will bring its own set of moral dilemmas, environmental and geopolitical.
Elon Musk says Tesla Cybertruck has got over 200,000 reservations

Tesla posts record $3.3bn profits

Tesla has posted record profits for the first quarter of this year, exceeding the $2.9bn high it recorded in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Tesla now accepts Bitcoin as payment, Elon Musk reveals

Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter

Tesla boss Elon Musk has acquired a 9.2% stake in the micro-blogging platform Twitter, a move that has sent share prices in the company soaring.
The five richest people in motoring: Elon Musk

'Fun police' blamed in Tesla farting car recall

Tesla is recalling some 579,000 vehicles after an American safety organisation ruled that the cars’ “Boombox” function may endanger pedestrians.
German court calls Tesla Autopilot claims misleading

Tesla Autopilot accidents down

Tesla has released its latest quarterly report showing an improvement in the safety performance of its Autopilot driver assistance system.
Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment

Hertz deal not signed, says Musk

Tesla’s stock price has fallen sharply in response to a tweet from CEO Elon Musk saying that a contract with Hertz is not complete.
The five richest people in motoring: Elon Musk

Donate to end hunger, UN tells Musk

Elon Musk has offered to sell $6 billion (£4.4 billion) of Tesla stock if the UN can demonstrate how the sum might end world hunger.