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About Matt Pressman

Matt Pressman is all about Tesla. He’s a TSLA investor, pre-ordered the Model 3, and loves driving the family's Model S and Model X company cars. As co-founder of EVANNEX, a family business specializing in aftermarket Tesla accessories, he’s served as a contributor/editor of Electric Vehicle University (EVU) and the Owning Model S and Getting Ready for Model 3 books. He writes daily about Tesla and you can follow his work on the EVANNEX blog.



Author Archives: Matt Pressman

Tesla Eye Candy: South Florida “Tesla Cars & Coffee” Event

November 2nd, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Signature Custom Wraps recently held a "Cars and Coffee" event for Tesla owners — EVANNEX was a proud sponsor and excited attendee! Local owners from all over the state of Florida came out to enjoy coffee, cookies, and some the most tricked-out Teslas in the area. There was a raffle with EVANNEX products, a Tesla Wall Charger, and many other fun goodies


Tesla Stock Soars: 5 Key Takeaways From Tesla [TSLA] 3rd Quarter 2019 Report

October 24th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla beat the street. According to Bloomberg, "The electric-car maker earned $1.86 a share in the third quarter, exceeding the most optimistic projection by a wide margin and beating the consensus estimate for a 24-cent loss." Yes, Tesla showed a profit. And the stock price soared as "shares climbed as much as 21% to $308.50" in after hours trading after 3Q earnings were reported by the electric automaker


Next Gold Rush: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

October 21st, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla was ahead of its time when it bet on a proprietary Supercharger network. Now, public EV charging infrastructure is popping up all over the globe. Even McDonald's is getting in on the action. Gas stations are starting to see the writing on the wall. A few are even converting gas pumps to EV chargers


Top Apple Analyst Sees Tesla As True Tech Transition “Pioneer”

October 10th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

One of the most famed Apple analysts, Gene Munster, recently commented on both Apple and Tesla related to their respective roles in the future of cars. Bloomberg reminds us that, "Munster was known for his accuracy in predicting Apple Inc.’s financial potential. The company’s share price is almost 50 times greater now than when he first recommended the stock in June 2004. He’s ranked 11th out of 58 Apple analysts based on performance for the past year."


This Is How Tesla & Electric Cars Conquered Norway

October 10th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

With about 100,000 electrics on the road, Norway (population 5 million) trails only the U.S., China, and Japan in absolute numbers. By 2025, the government has suggested, there may be no gasoline- or diesel-powered cars sold in the country


Is Tesla Model 3 The Next Toyota Camry?

October 9th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Editor's Note: I've been planning to write an article about these two cars for a while, so it's nice to get a bump from Loup Ventures, which has beat me to it! Check out Matt's summary of the analysis below


Is The Model 3 Tesla’s iPhone Moment?

October 4th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

There was plenty of hoopla last week over Apple's latest iPhone launch. Meanwhile, in automotive circles, many are calling Tesla's Model 3 something akin to the iPhone of cars


Who Will Benefit In The Robotaxi Revolution?

September 30th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

As self-driving cars move closer and closer to reality, one particular market stands to benefit — autonomous taxis (aka robotaxis). Tasha Keeny from Ark Invest recently evaluated the players who'd likely benefit from this massive market opportunity. Keeney writes, "Autonomous vehicles will transform personal mobility ... reap[ing] the benefits of a new market which promises to ramp from essentially $0 now to $10 trillion in global gross annual revenues by 2030."


Gene Munster: “There’s a method to Musk’s goal-setting madness.”

September 29th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

To create breakthrough products, Steve Jobs created his own reality distortion field which helped Apple reach unattainable goals. Likewise, Elon Musk has an unorthodox method for setting Tesla's goals. Yes, there's a lot of bellyaching in the media over Musk's missed deadlines. But according to former Apple analyst Gene Munster (via Loup Ventures), "There's a method to Musk's goal-setting madness."


McDonald’s Wants To Charge Your Electric Car

September 27th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Pumping gas is so passé. Gas stations, from BP to Shell, are now introducing electric vehicle chargers. Chains including Wawa, Hy-Vee, and Sheetz have partnered with Tesla and other EV charging providers on chargers. Even hotels are getting in on the action. So have restaurants like Sonic and Ruby Tuesday. Now, McDonald's is looking to bring electric vehicle charging to its iconic fast food chain


Hot Tesla Music Video From Tesla Club–SoCal President & The Hyphenate (Video)

September 25th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Marty Morrise is the dynamic Founder and President of Tesla Club–SoCal. The club was founded in 2018 and has already amassed more than 500 members. As the Southern California club continues to expand, Marty is focusing on ways to bring the Tesla community together. One way she does that is through her passion for music


Guide For Tesla Owners Facing Hurricanes

September 13th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Hurricane Dorian was all over the news last week. For good reason. Needless to say, having a Tesla in a hurricane is different than having a gasoline-powered car. There are (at least) six good reasons why having a Tesla is better in a hurricane. That said, there are some things you should be aware of, as a Tesla owner, before a hurricane arrives


How Tesla’s Path To Self-Driving Cars Is Different From Others

August 19th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

The race to fully autonomous vehicles is on. In April, Elon Musk declared that Tesla should have over a million level 5 autonomous vehicles manufactured by 2020. To clarify, that means over a million cars equipped with the necessary hardware capable of driving with no help from a driver. That's contingent, of course, on the software being ready. In addition, government approvals will be necessary (read: mandatory) long before self-driving Teslas will be commonplace


Check Out This Wicked Awesome Tesla Model 3 Inspired By Star Wars

August 11th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

There's no doubt that Peter Litherland is a serious Star Wars fan. Growing up in Vancouver, Peter dragged his Mom to the theater to see the original Star Wars film back in 1977. Nowadays, he dresses up as a Star Wars character every year for Halloween. So, when Peter decided to get a Tesla Model 3, he had an idea


Electrifying Transport Is Green Here, Greener There, & Green As Kermit The Frog In Norway Or With A Solar Roof

August 10th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

There's an important caveat with electric cars. Although electric vehicles have zero tailpipe emissions, they draw their power from a wide variety of energy sources. Bloomberg reports, "Trading in your gasoline-guzzling car for an electric vehicle is a lot like shifting the emissions ... [as] EVs run off electricity, and that electricity" can come from both clean and dirty energy sources



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