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Tesla revamps Model S and X lineups without battery size numbers

Tesla revamps Model S and X lineups without battery size numbers

As Tesla struggles to balance prices to maintain profitability in the face of lower tax credits for its cars, the company is simplifying its Model S and Model X lineups. After Tesla cut prices across the board to make up for a reduction in the federal tax credits and CEO Elon Musk announced earlier... read more

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Tesla Autopilot

Tesla fatal crash rate with Autopilot could still be no better than with human drivers

Since Tesla’s Autopilot was introduced back in October 2014, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made extravagant claims about its superior safety. Last month, reacting to what... read more November 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla will soon be compatible with all DC fast charging—in Europe

When the Tesla Model 3 arrives in Europe in early 2019, it will carry a special toolkit: the ability to charge—quickly—in more places than any other electric... read more November 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S loses spot on Consumer Reports’ recommended list

The Tesla Model S has slipped back off Consumer Reports recommended list, due to a dip in reliability, as the consumer organization assesses it. Suspension problems are to... read more October 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 range-efficiency edge is a serious market strength

Although Tesla may still sometimes be finding its way in terms of how to build cars themselves, it retains a distinct advantage over pretty much every other automaker in one... read more October 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla reports profit, explains $46k Model 3 Mid Range model, hints about leasing

Tesla’s quarterly earnings call today was shaping up to be, at long last, an earnings call. Tesla reported a net income of $312 million for the third quarter of 2018... read more October 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla removes Full Self Driving option from website for all models

Friday marked exactly two years since Tesla announced that every one of its cars was being produced with the hardware needed for Full Self-Driving. Friday was also the first... read more October 20, 2018 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Which modern electric car will be the first classic? Twitter poll results

Electric cars are changing the automotive landscape, technologically and culturally. Those factors are what often make things classic, whether it's in music, architecture, or... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla updates, EPA plans, Porsche specs, and Faraday Future progress: The Week in Reverse

What cars were Tesla Model 3 buyers most likely to trade in? Which company just announced the largest diesel emissions recall in history? This is our look back at the Week In... read more August 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Tesla Model S and X reportedly to get minimalist Model 3 interior

Apparently the problem with the Tesla Model S and Model X was that they're too normal. They have a separate instrument cluster—a digital one—behind the steering... read more August 3, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S named car of the decade

Tesla is known as the car of the future. Now the collector-car community that venerates cars of the past has also taken notice. Collector-car insurer Hagerty Insurance named... read more July 23, 2018 by


 
Simulation of Tesla Model S as a police cruiser

To nab speeders, Luxembourg deploys faster Teslas

Speeders beware! If you're traveling in Luxembourg, those blue lights in your mirror could be on top of an electric Tesla Model S. The Luxembourg police bought the two Teslas... read more July 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Germany claws back clean-car bonus from Tesla Model S owners

It's one thing not to qualify for a product rebate, bonus, or credit. It's another to qualify, then have to pay it back. That's what Germany said Wednesday, alleging that... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
Director Michael Morris's Tesla Model S on fire [PHOTO CREDIT - MARY MCCORMICK]

Director's Tesla Model S catches fire in L.A.

A Tesla fire in Los Angeles last week is drawing attention again to the safety of the cars' lithium-ion batteries. British television and stage director Michael Morris drove... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Report: Tesla rejected additional driver sensors for Autopilot

In Tesla’s earnings call last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk addressed a spate of crashes with cars using the automaker’s Autopilot system, noting that the crashes... read more May 16, 2018 by


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Tesla Model S Electric Car: Software Changes Since 2012 (UPDATED)

Even though the Tesla Model S has retained its same basic shape since it went on sale in 2012, what's going on under the hood has been anything but stagnant. The automaker's... read more May 11, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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