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British man caught on video leaving driver's seat after turning on Tesla autopilot

British man caught on video leaving driver's seat after turning on Tesla autopilot

Some people just don't want to drive. And some of them get their wish. That's what happened to Bhavesh Patel, who lost his driving privileges in Britain after leaving the driver's seat of his Tesla Model S after he had engaged the Autopilot system. Last May, according to the British Independent... read more

April 30, 2018 by -
 
Tesla Model 3 Driving on a Public Road

When will Tesla Model 3 all-wheel-drive, lower-range models be available?

As Tesla ramps up production of the Model 3 and continues to deliver cars to its long list of reservation holders, many buyers are wondering when they will be able to... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Audi, BMW, Mercedes large electric luxury sedans to aim above Tesla Model S?

The Tesla Model S occupies an interesting position among "luxury" sedans and hatchbacks. It's far from the best-equipped vehicle compared to mid-size and full-size... read more April 12, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model Y production to start Nov 2019 (also, Musk doesn't have time to shower): reports

Amidst nine months of "production hell" for the Tesla Model 3 electric car, the company's next vehicle has somewhat fallen off the radar. According to a report Wednesday by... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
SF Motors SF5

Tesla founder, Chinese company launch SF Motors electric cars

In the beginning, there was Tesla, although it wasn't started by current CEO Elon Musk. While Musk has now become synonymous with the electric-car brand, Tesla was actually... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
Used 2015 Tesla Model S P85D on day of purchase  [photo: Jay Lucas]

Why I traded my Chevy Bolt EV for a Tesla: one reader's story

As a nation, the U.S. takes lots of road trips, because most of the country has no viable mass transit between city pairs. If electric cars are ever to enter the mass market... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla Model 3 production crossed 2,000 last week; is it sustainable?

Tesla reported Tuesday that it built 34,494 electric cars in the first quarter of 2018, by far its largest quarterly production total ever. But all eyes were on one number... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
2012 Tesla Model S Signature

Tesla recalls 123,000 Model S electric cars over steering-bolt corrosion

Tesla will recall roughly 123,000 of the Model S electric cars it built from 2012 through April 2016 to replace bolts in the power-steering units of the electric cars. The... read more March 30, 2018 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S on Chilcotin Highway, Canada [photo: owner Vincent Argiro]

Tesla sales: how much do rebates matter to buyers in Canada?

The government of Ontario amended its plug-in electric vehicle incentive program in March, eliminating incentives for vehicles with a recommended price of $75,000 or more... read more March 27, 2018 by


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

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range: first drive review of 310-mile electric car

“The Tesla Model S was a moment. The Model 3 is a product.” That pair of sentences perfectly summarized the several hours we spent last month with the 2018 Tesla... read more March 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla employees say Model 3 parts need substantial rework after production

Electric-car maker Tesla is known for troubled launches, at least for the four products it's offered since the first Roadster in 2008. But the launch of the Tesla Model 3... read more March 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Electric car sales in Germany finally start to soar: Tesla leads

It's starting to look like China will lead the world in adoption of plug-in electric cars, but which carmaking nations will follow it? While electric cars were launched... read more March 14, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla Model 3 quality is terrible, but will it matter to buyers?

So we've finally had the chance to spend time with a 2018 Tesla Model 3, courtesy of a generous and devoted Green Car Reports reader. We'll have our first-drive report and a... read more March 8, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla expects 200,000th U.S. sale this year, electric-car tax credits to start phaseout

It's been a topic of discussion for years: What will happen when a carmaker reaches the cap on U.S. sales of electric cars that qualify for the full federal tax credit of... read more February 26, 2018 by


 
Tesla destination charging station in Bodie, California    [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla offers some employers at-work charging stations, for its cars only

Today, most people charge their electric cars at home, overnight. That's much harder for residents of multiple dwellings or those without dedicated off-street parking... read more February 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

What happens to electric-car sales when tax credits sunset? Each maker differs

Toward the end of last year, electric-car shoppers began to think about a U.S. market without the $7,500 federal tax credit for their purchases of plug-in vehicles. While the... read more February 22, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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