About Kyle Field

Kyle Field I'm a tech geek passionately in search of actionable ways to reduce the negative impact my life has on the planet, save money and reduce stress. Live intentionally, make conscious decisions, love more, act responsibly, play. The more you know, the less you need. TSLA investor. Tesla referral link: http://ts.la/kyle623



Author Archives: Kyle Field

Autonomous Delivery Robot Wants To Shake Up The Food Delivery Business

March 21st, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Growing up, shows like the Jetsons and Wall-E promised kids around the world a future of robot-enabled leisure, with our time being spent on relaxation, space travel, and star gazing. A new personal delivery robot from Starship Technologies seeks to shake up food delivery with its good looks and speedy delivery capability on the road towards that dreamy sci-fi future


UrbanX Launches Kickstarter For Its Electric Wheel Retrofit Solution

March 14th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

UrbanX has developed what it believes is a revolutionary e-bike offering, but there's a catch — it only comes with one wheel. In fact ... that's the product. UrbanX has developed an electric wheel replacement solution that upgrades a normal bike to an e-bike in fewer than 60 seconds


Consumer Reports Ranks Tesla As Top American Car Brand

March 2nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Consumer Reports has placed Tesla onto its list as highest ranked American car brand on its latest annual auto Brand Report Card. The Silicon Valley-based electric carmaker ranked 8th on the overall list, passed by Audi, Porsche, and BMW who took the top 3 spots, respectively.


ChargePoint Unveils European Expansion Plans With $82 Million Cash Injection

March 2nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

ChargePoint announced today that it has secured $82 million in funding in support of a full-frontal attack on European markets (a move we've known about for months but agonizingly had to hold our tongue on). This first round of funding was led by Daimler and BMW iVentures and will be supported by future rounds to support the European expansion


Tesla Model 3 Progress, Gigafactories 1–5, Tesla Insurance … (Tesla 4th Quarter & 2016 Financials Call & Report)

February 22nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

In what was likely the most anticipated earnings call ever for Tesla, the auto manufacturer / stationary storage manufacturer / full service solar provider / soon-to-be taxi service / autonomous vehicle technology company (and maybe insurance company in the near future) shared financial results for Q4 2016 and for the full year. Perhaps more importantly, it also unpacked tons of detail for what's to come in the balance of 2017 and beyond


The Rise Of The Stealth Plug-In (aka, The Day Plug-In Vehicles Went Mainstream)

February 18th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

It hit me for the first time on the highway driving into the middle of a tornado of traffic in the heart of Los Angeles. Cars cluttered the highway in no intelligible pattern, aimed in every direction except with the flow of traffic, the glare of brake lights turning the masses of metal into a blurred mess that felt more like hell than a highway


Tesla Not Likely Going Over 100 kWh For Model S/X, Model 3 Not Getting 100kWh Battery, & More #ElonTweets

February 8th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

As he tends to do, Elon Musk went on a Twitter rampage, responding to questions from the Twittersphere. In doing so and as he's also in the habit of doing, he shed light on some rather interesting details about the Model S and X battery size, Model 3 battery size as limited by the physical footprint of the vehicle and a few tips on stripping down a Tesla for maximum performance


Tesla Rep Sheds Light on Supercharger “Idle Fee” Logic

February 8th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Tesla's free Superchargers have been a hotly debated topic since they first went live for the Model S. People complained about how it wasn't scalable, how the stalls would all fill up because of local freeloaders when it was designed for people taking long trips...suffice it to say that it has been a point of contention for the company...but at the same time, one of Tesla's key differentiators


Tesla Model S EV Annex Carbon Fiber Upgrade (CleanTechnica Review)

January 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

The good folks over at EV Annex have the shelves stocked deep with custom designed and built Tesla accessories like the Center Console Insert and the Cubby Compartment that really fill in some the functionality gaps. They also have a wide variety of custom designed and built accessories that offer a different take on the design aesthetic of the Model S and



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