Tesla sends out Model 3 Delivery Event invites to select few owners

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk already announced that the automaker will be holding a special delivery event on July 28 to unveil the production version of the car … Continue reading Tesla sends out Model 3 Delivery Event invites to select few owners

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Tesla is pushing a new software update to help prevent theft after spike in stolen Teslas in Europe

As we previously reported, Tesla’s vehicles get rarely stolen thanks to its always-on advanced GPS tracking feature, but there are always a few non-techie thieves who make the mistakes and it … Continue reading Tesla is pushing a new software update to help prevent theft after spike in stolen Teslas in Europe

Elon Musk Just Revealed Why a Mass Tesla Hack is ‘Impossible’

Elon Musk knows that if a hacker ever took control of every Tesla and sent them all to Rhode Island, it would spell the end of the company. Describing his … Continue reading Elon Musk Just Revealed Why a Mass Tesla Hack is ‘Impossible’

Tesla Model 3 production starts Friday, two weeks ahead of schedule, says Elon Musk

Tesla just made a lot of Model 3 reservation holders happy, probably over 400,000 of them, by confirming an official launch date for the production of the vehicle. CEO Elon … Continue reading Tesla Model 3 production starts Friday, two weeks ahead of schedule, says Elon Musk

Tesla is updating its maps and navigation with open source mapping platforms

Maps are becoming increasingly important in vehicles and not just for navigation. Self-driving technology is reliant on maps and positioning, which is why Tesla is leading several different efforts to … Continue reading Tesla is updating its maps and navigation with open source mapping platforms

Tesla is paying for the deployment of destination AC chargers that all EVs can use

While Tesla is definitely a for-profit company with responsibilities to its shareholders, its mission to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy is an altruistic one in many ways. If you think … Continue reading Tesla is paying for the deployment of destination AC chargers that all EVs can use

It’s Official: Tesla’s Model X Is The Safest SUV on The Market With 5 Stars in Every Category

Crushed it. Tesla has done it again. Just like the Model S before it, the all-electric Model X has scored a 5-star rating in all categories following a crash test … Continue reading It’s Official: Tesla’s Model X Is The Safest SUV on The Market With 5 Stars in Every Category

Tesla’s Linux kernel update coming next week and new web browser pushed to next month, says Elon Musk

After months of delays, it looks like Tesla is finally about to release some much-awaited software updates – and not only for cars equipped with second generation Autopilot hardware. CEO … Continue reading Tesla’s Linux kernel update coming next week and new web browser pushed to next month, says Elon Musk

Tesla plans to disconnect ‘almost all’ Superchargers from the grid and go solar+battery, says Elon Musk

Tesla has been talking about adding solar arrays and batteries to its Supercharger stations ever since announcing the fast-charging network in 2012. But only half a dozen stations or so … Continue reading Tesla plans to disconnect ‘almost all’ Superchargers from the grid and go solar+battery, says Elon Musk

Tesla surpasses BMW to become the 4th most valuable car company in the world

Over the past few months, Tesla’s valuation surged past Ford and GM but following another surge over the past 2 weeks, Tesla’s market capitalization is now worth more than BMW’s. … Continue reading Tesla surpasses BMW to become the 4th most valuable car company in the world

Tesla Model 3: new wheels and ‘007’ black prototype spotted

As we are getting closer to the start of production in July, it seems that Tesla Model 3 sightings are becoming increasingly frequent. So frequent that there’s hardly ever anything … Continue reading Tesla Model 3: new wheels and ‘007’ black prototype spotted

Tesla streamlines ordering with new configurator ahead of Model 3 launch

Tesla is looking to streamline the ordering process with the Model 3 and today we learn that Tesla is testing a new simpler configurator for the Model S and X. … Continue reading Tesla streamlines ordering with new configurator ahead of Model 3 launch

Tesla’s Model S outsells Mercedes S-Class, Porsche Panamera, and BMW 6/7 Series combined in the US

While Tesla has been increasingly focusing on other markets, like China, where it had some significant success lately, the US remains Tesla’s most important market and where it dominates its segments. … Continue reading Tesla’s Model S outsells Mercedes S-Class, Porsche Panamera, and BMW 6/7 Series combined in the US

Elon Musk was “misinformed”—India is ready and eager to welcome Tesla

It turns out that Elon Musk was “misinformed” when he said that his plans to launch his car company in India faced a major roadblock. On May 22, the Tesla … Continue reading Elon Musk was “misinformed”—India is ready and eager to welcome Tesla

New batch of Model 3 pictures surface online

As Tesla ramps up road-testing on its upcoming Model 3, sightings of Tesla’s mass market EV are becoming increasingly commonplace. Now typically, seeing an unreleased car out on the open road … Continue reading New batch of Model 3 pictures surface online

Forward Labs’ new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla’s – and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla gets all the attention lately when it comes to solar roofs, but start-up Forward Labs has been hammering away at their own solar roof technology – and not only … Continue reading Forward Labs’ new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla’s – and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla says Model 3 will have fewer than 100 configurations to Model S’ more than 1,500

As part of Tesla’s continuous effort to anti-sell the Model 3 and emphasize that the Model S is a more high-end option, the company released a comprehensive comparison chart. Through … Continue reading Tesla says Model 3 will have fewer than 100 configurations to Model S’ more than 1,500

Tesla tempts owners to upgrade at the end of their leases with Ludicrous, Self-driving, and dual motor

Three years into its in-house lease program, Tesla has now thousands of owners coming off of their Model S leases every quarter. The company is trying to take advantage of … Continue reading Tesla tempts owners to upgrade at the end of their leases with Ludicrous, Self-driving, and dual motor

Tesla retroactively extends free unlimited Supercharging to all current vehicles

In a surprising move, Tesla is now extending free Supercharging to all current vehicles. Tesla had previously announced the change of the program to a paid model after 400 kWh per year, … Continue reading Tesla retroactively extends free unlimited Supercharging to all current vehicles

Tesla owner hacks Autopilot’s debugging mode – giving insights into back-end of Tesla’s semi-autonomous system

At this point, 8 years after Google put a spotlight on self-driving technology, there are over 2 dozens somewhat serious companies with autonomous driving programs at different stages of development. Tesla’s … Continue reading Tesla owner hacks Autopilot’s debugging mode – giving insights into back-end of Tesla’s semi-autonomous system

Tesla Model 3: a new silver release candidate spotted – making it at least 5 prototypes

We can now confirm that there are 5 different Tesla Model 3 release candidate that have been spotted since the launch of the test program in March. There are likely … Continue reading Tesla Model 3: a new silver release candidate spotted – making it at least 5 prototypes

Tesla is going to ‘kill’ the auto industry with Elon Musk’s way of thinking about manufacturing, says SpaceX CTO

Tesla was for a long time a “product company” – meaning that it focused on creating great products first. It has been quite successful at it with vehicles, like the … Continue reading Tesla is going to ‘kill’ the auto industry with Elon Musk’s way of thinking about manufacturing, says SpaceX CTO

Tesla releases details of its solar roof tiles: cheaper than regular roof with ‘infinity warranty’ and 30 yrs of solar power

Tesla released today all the information to order its new solar roof tiles products – starting with the black glass smooth tiles and the textured glass tiles, as reported earlier … Continue reading Tesla releases details of its solar roof tiles: cheaper than regular roof with ‘infinity warranty’ and 30 yrs of solar power

Tesla officials visit Argentina’s Governor of Salta for solar+storage projects and sourcing lithium

Tesla has been making more moves into the commercial and utility-scale solar plus energy storage business over the past year. Recent projects like the one on the Island of Kauai and a SolarCity/Tesla Energy project in … Continue reading Tesla officials visit Argentina’s Governor of Salta for solar+storage projects and sourcing lithium

Tesla Model Y: Elon Musk says electric crossover coming in ‘late 2019 or 2020’ on new platform

During a conference call with analysts following Tesla’s first quarter financial results, CEO Elon Musk said that the Model Y, Tesla’s upcoming all-electric crossover, will be coming in “2020” or “late … Continue reading Tesla Model Y: Elon Musk says electric crossover coming in ‘late 2019 or 2020’ on new platform

Tesla Model 3: new release candidate made it across the country – spotted in Cincinnati

Yesterday, a third Tesla Model 3 release candidate was spotted a month into the test program. All the prototypes were seen around the Bay Area in California – mostly near Tesla’s … Continue reading Tesla Model 3: new release candidate made it across the country – spotted in Cincinnati

Tesla Semi: Elon Musk releases first teaser image of Tesla’s all-electric truck and it looks sick

After announcing a planned unveiling in September 2017 for Tesla Semi, Tesla’s all-electric semi truck, CEO Elon Musk released the first teaser image of the truck today.   Musk is currently … Continue reading Tesla Semi: Elon Musk releases first teaser image of Tesla’s all-electric truck and it looks sick

Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car

Ever since Tesla released its second generation Autopilot hardware and started offering an option called “full self-driving capability”, there’s been some confusion about Tesla’s plan for rolling out fully autonomous … Continue reading Elon Musk clarifies Tesla’s plan for level 5 fully autonomous driving: 2 years away from sleeping in the car

Elon Musk’s giant tunnel boring machine arrived at SpaceX – first pictures

With the recent launch of Elon Musk’s latest company, Neuralink, we almost forgot that the CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX also recently launched yet another startup: the Boring Company. The … Continue reading Elon Musk’s giant tunnel boring machine arrived at SpaceX – first pictures

Tesla’s big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company’s cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor Co’s market value. Now Musk is … Continue reading Tesla’s big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy

Tesla’s least expensive vehicle is now the Model S 75 at $69,500 after overnight price drop & newly included options [Updated]

Update/editor’s note: the article was updated to include a statement from Tesla about the changes made today – read at the end of the article. Tesla has updated their design … Continue reading Tesla’s least expensive vehicle is now the Model S 75 at $69,500 after overnight price drop & newly included options [Updated]

Tesla Semi all-electric truck to be unveiled in September and be ‘next level’, says Elon Musk

Please note that the cover image is not the actual cabin of the Tesla truck.   Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today, on the eve of the New York International Auto … Continue reading Tesla Semi all-electric truck to be unveiled in September and be ‘next level’, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk: 100 Tesla Gigafactories Could Power the Entire World

The Gigafactory The Tesla Gigafactory produces lithium ion batteries, supporting the Tesla vehicles and providing low-cost batteries using alternative energy sources. And, in a recent video, CEO and founder Elon … Continue reading Elon Musk: 100 Tesla Gigafactories Could Power the Entire World

Tesla next-gen Roadster: unofficial render tries to envision Tesla’s next top-of-the-line model

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a rare and welcomed reference to the next generation Roadster last month after the upcoming vehicle was surprisingly left out of Musk’s product plan last … Continue reading Tesla next-gen Roadster: unofficial render tries to envision Tesla’s next top-of-the-line model

Tesla Passes GM as Musk’s Carmaker Becomes America’s Top-Valued

Tesla Tops GM by Market Value as Investors See Musk as Future Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. surpassed General Motors Co. to become America’s most valuable carmaker, eclipsing a company whose … Continue reading Tesla Passes GM as Musk’s Carmaker Becomes America’s Top-Valued