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First Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD built; Musk claims company was "sabotaged"

First Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD built; Musk claims company was "sabotaged"

After laying off 9 percent of its workforce last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a company-wide email in which he claimed an employee had committed "extensive and damaging sabotage" against the company. The news comes on the heels of another Musk tweet that congratulated employees for building the... read more

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Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019

Tesla Model Y coming in 2020; Roadster and Semi still on the way, says Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told shareholders Tuesday that the last few months have been "hellacious" for building the Tesla Model 3, but that the automaker expects by the end of... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Study shows 23 percent cancellations on Tesla Model 3 deposits

Tesla has staked a lot on the number of reservation deposits it has received for the Model 3. When the company first opened reservations for the car two years ago, it said... read more June 4, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation after software brake upgrade

A week after Consumer Reports announced that it could not recommend the Tesla Model 3 because of poor braking performance, a software update improved its performance... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Problems dog Tesla Model 3 in Edmunds tests

Hundreds of thousands of people waiting to order their Tesla Model 3s are also anxiously waiting for word of the car's reliability and build quality. Now Edmunds.com has... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Which Tesla Model 3 would you order or have you ordered? Twitter poll results

Bragging rights don't rank high on the priority lists of Green Car Reports readers. At least, they don't if you consider the number of our Twitter respondents who hope to buy... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model X

Tesla nearing limit of $7,500 federal tax credits, which will boost effective prices this fall

Adding to Elon Musk's headaches this month, Tesla is about to hit the limit on federal tax credits for electric cars. This could effectively raise prices for buyers of the... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 gets over-the-air update for brakes

In a tweet on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company had started rolling out an over-the-air software update for its Model 3 electric cars to address a problem with... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla airlifts factory machinery from Europe to speed Model 3 production: Reuters

Tesla airlifted six plane loads of factory machinery from Europe to California to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric car, according to a Reuters report... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla adds Model 3 build complexity: too early, or on time?

When Tesla opened up orders this week for the all-wheel drive Dual Motor and Performance versions of its Model 3, some reports suggested it was early and might complicate the... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Which Tesla Model 3 would you order or have you ordered? Take our Twitter poll

Now that Tesla has opened orders for Dual Motor all-wheel-drive and Performance versions of the Model 3, lots of Green Car Reports readers waiting to order those models can... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk announces Tesla Model 3 AWD, performance Model 3 specs

It wasn't quite a message in a bottle, but Tesla boss Elon Musk tweeted Saturday night some specifications and a ballpark price for his company's long-awaited all-wheel-drive... read more May 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla expands Supercharger network as Model 3 rolls out

As Tesla works to ramp up Model 3 output to two-three times the levels of its previous models, the company is apparently anticipating the need for more Superchargers to... read more May 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

IIHS rates Tesla Model 3 automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning

After a spate of crashes involving drivers using Tesla's Autopilot system, the press is awash in speculation about its effectiveness. Now the IIHS, which rates accident... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Report: Tesla moves to set up operations in China

Following a report last year that Tesla has received approval to build a factory in Shanghai, the company is setting up independent operations in China. According to a Wall... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 software updates revealed

As Tesla has been working to ramp up assembly of its more affordable Model 3 sedan, the company has also been adding features to existing examples with its over the air... read more May 15, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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