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Tesla removes Full Self Driving option from website for all models

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 full day that Tesla removed the option from its configurator—at the same time that it introduced a new $45k Model 3 Mid... read more

October 20, 2018 by -
 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla secures site for Chinese factory

In the midst of escalating trade wars, Tesla is moving ahead with its plans to build a factory in China. The company announced on Wednesday that it signed a "land transfer"... read more October 18, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Teslas to get new self-driving, Autopilot chip in spring 2019

Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk took to Twitter Tuesday to announce that owners will get a new Autopilot chip in about six months that will be much more powerful and... read more October 17, 2018 by


 
First Jaguar I-Pace U.S. retail delivery  -  October, 2018

Jaguar delivers first I-Pace electric crossover in North America

Jaguar confirmed its first retail delivery of the I-Pace electric crossover Monday, a few weeks ahead of the company’s early November target for retail sales. The... read more October 16, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Who should lead Tesla's board after Musk steps down? Take our Twitter poll

As Elon Musk prepares to step aside from Tesla's board in an expected settlement with the SEC, speculation has erupted over who might replace him. According to the SEC... read more October 15, 2018 by


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

Tesla sets Monday deadline for full tax credit

Tesla has given buyers a deadline of Monday to order a car if they want the full $7,500 federal tax credit. That's 2-1/2 months before the credit officially expires, but... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. The next highest sellers, were... read more October 9, 2018 by


 
Tesla Version 9 sofwtare in Model 3

Tesla rolls out new Version 9 software–without full-self-driving features

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk on Friday announced that the company released its long-awaited Version 9 software update, but without the full-self-driving features that he... read more October 8, 2018 by


 
Consumer Reports tests Tesla Model 3 braking [CREDIT: Consumer Reports]

Consumer Reports ranks Tesla Autopilot second among self-driving systems

In the latest ranking of automaker self-driving systems, Tesla's popular Autopilot system ranked second to Cadillac's Super Cruise system. The ratings come from Consumer... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Is the Tesla Model 3 the top-selling car from an American brand?

Earlier this week we reported the Model 3 is possibly the fifth best-selling car in the U.S., based on Tesla’s update on deliveries. These Model 3 numbers released... read more October 4, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model 3 is fifth bestselling car in U.S., production still short of profitability goal

Tesla announced Tuesday that it delivered 55,843 Model 3s between July and September, confirming reports that the company's mass-market electric is the fifth bestselling car... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk in his McLaren F1, 1999

Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles lawsuit with SEC for $40M, will step down as chairman

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Saturday settled a lawsuit with federal regulators alleging that the controversial executive bilked investors and lied when he announced the automaker... read more September 29, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Volkswagen electrics, Musk sued, BMW i3 range increase, California incentives: The Week in Reverse

Which electric car will get access to a fast charger network much like Teslas? What was the result of the SEC's investigation into Tesla chief Elon Musk? This is our look... read more September 29, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

SEC sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk over going-private tweet

The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Tesla CEO Elon Musk for securities fraud Thursday over his Aug. 7 tweet when he announced he had "funding secured" to take Tesla... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla's head of global supply reportedly resigns in continuing exodus from automaker

Tesla's vice president for supply management has resigned from the electric carmaker, yet another departure of a high-ranking executive from the luxury brand. The departure... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 NHTSA test

NHTSA gives 2018 Tesla Model 3 perfect marks for crash safety

The 2018 Tesla Model 3 aced its federal crash-test regimen and earned top, five-star scores on all of its sub-tests, safety officials said this week. The Model 3 follows the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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