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Commentary: Tesla's carrot sells more electric cars than California's stick

Commentary: Tesla's carrot sells more electric cars than California's stick

If you build them, they will come—as long as what you build is attractive. That's the message of Tesla's dominant sales reports and awards this month. Buyers seem to be clamoring for the Model 3. There was a time when electric cars seemed unattractive to a lot of drivers. Even with reports of... read more

November 15, 2018 by -
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Tesla news, VW pricing, electric Harley, and Best Car To Buy: The Week in Reverse

Who will fill the role of Tesla's chairman to replace Elon Musk? Which cars made the list of finalists for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy for 2019? This is our look back... read more November 10, 2018 by

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

Tesla bumps price of Autopilot post-delivery

After removing its former Full Self-Driving Mode feature, Tesla is doubling down on selling Enhanced Autopilot. In a new software rollout, the company has temporarily enabled... read more November 9, 2018 by

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New Tesla chairwoman, Model 3 contender; electric Harley-Davidson: Today's Car News

Tesla announced a new chairwoman to replace Elon Musk in a settlement with the SEC. Harley-Davidson commits to building its electric Livewire motorcycle. Nissan shows off a... read more November 8, 2018 by

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Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Tesla Model 3

Just 16 months passed from when Tesla first showed its Model 3—and we got our first ride in a Model 3 prototype with its VP of engineering Doug Field—to when it... read more November 8, 2018 by

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

Robyn Denholm appointed new Tesla board chairwoman

Tesla's board has promoted from within to fill the role of chairman, replacing Elon Musk, who agreed to step down in a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission... read more November 8, 2018 by

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Feds reportedly probing further into Elon Musk's claims about Tesla Model 3 production

Federal investigators may be looking into whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk knowingly lied to investors when he said that the automaker could build tens of thousands of Model 3... read more October 26, 2018 by

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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

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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

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Lower-cost Tesla Model 3: Does 260 miles, $46K before incentives split the difference? [Updated]

UPDATE: Tesla originally rolled out the Model 3 Mid Range at a base price of $45,000 on 10/18. Less than six days later it's raised the price $1,000, and we've adjusted the... read more October 24, 2018 by

Tesla Motors production line for Tesla Model S, Fremont, California

Tesla Model 3 teardown underscores missed opportunities

Last year employee parking lots overflowed at Tesla’s Fremont, California, plant. By comparing the headcount of Tesla's factory at present versus historically... read more October 23, 2018 by

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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

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Short(er)-range Tesla, Porsche Taycan wagon, U.S. cuts CO2: Today's Car News

A new shorter-range Tesla Model 3 drops into the mix—but not the $35,000 model that many deposit-holders have been waiting for. Porsche will add a more utilitarian... read more October 19, 2018 by

Mazda Kai concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

2020 BMW i4, Google Maps chargers, Jaguar I-Pace efficiency, Tesla factory: Today's Car News

Tesla acquires land in Shanghai. Jaguar releases MPGe and range numbers for its new I-Pace electric crossover. Google Maps adds electric-car charging locations. And BMW... read more October 18, 2018 by

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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



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