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

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 enable the company's long-awaited Full-Self Driving Mode. In a series of tweets, Musk said that owners who have prepaid for... read more

October 17, 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


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Report: Justice Department investigating Tesla, Musk over tweets

The U.S. Department of Justice may be investigating Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk for criminal wrongdoing related to a series of tweets its founder sent this year, Bloomberg... read more September 18, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla opens its first in-house body shops to reduce repair times

Facing reports of long wait times at Tesla-authorized collision repair centers, Tesla is bringing collision repairs in-house. The company has been opening in-house body shops... read more September 17, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

All-wheel-drive Tesla Model 3 price hiked by $1,000

As Tesla continues to scramble to make the Model 3 profitable in time to begin making big debt payments in November, the company hiked the price of the all-wheel drive option... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Thief steals Tesla from mall using smartphone

Cybersecurity is big for cars, and a Tesla proved why last week. The thief used Tesla's smartphone app to open and drive away in a Model S from the Mall of America, in... read more September 10, 2018 by


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

Everybody move up: Tesla shuffles executive ranks

Late Friday evening, Tesla announced an executive reshuffling after a month or more of chaos within the company. The blog posted to the company's website from CEO Elon Musk... read more September 7, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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