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Tesla Model 3 production target reached but did automaker cut corners?

Tesla Model 3 production target reached but did automaker cut corners?

Tesla pulled out all the stops to get 5,000 Model 3s built by July 1 including pulling workers from other assembly lines, halting Model S and X production to paint nothing but Model 3's, but also critically eliminating an industry standard brake test designed to ensure quality, according to a... read more

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Tesla Model 3 order guide, pricing details revealed for Performance and all-wheel-drive models (Updated)

Now that Tesla Model 3 orders are open to all U.S. and Canadian reservation holders, we have more insight into features and pricing. As shown by a new post on Teslarati with... read more June 29, 2018 by

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

Tesla Model 3 orders open to all US, Canada buyers

Tesla Model 3 reservation holders who have been patiently waiting for their turn to order their cars just got a chance to move up in line. The company invited all reservation... read more June 29, 2018 by

Tesla Model S crashed in Ft. Lauderdale, at storage yard

Tesla battery reignites twice after fatal Florida crash: NTSB report

Following a crash in early May that killed two teenagers, the battery in the Tesla Model S the teens were driving reignited twice after firefighters had initially... read more June 27, 2018 by

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Tesla Model 3 gets new features via OTA update

Buyers of the Tesla Model 3 never thought they were getting all the luxury features of the Model S or Model X. Now, with the latest over the air update, Model 3 owners will... read more June 25, 2018 by

Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada [CREDIT - YouTube user California Phantom]

Tesla sues saboteur who claims he is a whistleblower

On Thursday, Tesla sued former employee Martin Tripp for stealing trade secrets and transferring several gigabytes of data to third parties, including pictures of the... read more June 24, 2018 by

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Tesla layoffs hit 20 percent of Solar City installation locations

Last week, Tesla announced it would lay off 9 percent of its workforce in an effort to keep its doors open as it tries to ramp up production of its critical Model 3 electric... read more June 22, 2018 by

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

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... read more June 19, 2018 by

Director Michael Morris's Tesla Model S on fire [PHOTO CREDIT - MARY MCCORMICK]

Director's Tesla Model S catches fire in L.A.

A Tesla fire in Los Angeles last week is drawing attention again to the safety of the cars' lithium-ion batteries. British television and stage director Michael Morris drove... read more June 18, 2018 by

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Tesla eliminates 9 percent of its workforce, cutting costs

Tesla's been in "production Hell" for the past nine months as it attempts to ramp up the Model 3. On Tuesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce the Silicon... read more June 12, 2018 by

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Investigators: Autopilot sped up before fatal Tesla Model X crash

A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said that a Tesla Model X traveling on Autopilot increased the vehicle's speed before it... read more June 7, 2018 by

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

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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



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