Elon Musk promises to take Tesla Model S to ‘Plaid’ with new powertrain – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised a more powerful powertrain option in future Model S, Model X and the next-generation Roadster sports car that will push acceleration and speed beyond the current high bar known as Ludicrous mode. Musk tweeted Wednesday evening “the only thing beyond Ludicrous is Plaid,” a teaser to a higher performing […]

Tesla Pushes Pickup Truck Unveiling to November

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Tesla has made incredible headway when it comes to selling electric sedans and sports cars, and the company is going to launch its first hatchback next year. However, Tesla’s next major vehicle will be a tougher sell. The company […]

Will Tesla, GM, and Nissan Get a Second Shot at EV Tax Credits?

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A proposed expansion of the $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit has become another polarizing issue, both for fiscal conservatives (“boondoggle … don’t need it”) and liberals and environmental advocates (“an important tool to slow climate change”). It is of […]

Tesla Autopilot design combined with driver inattention caused crash, NTSB says – gpgmail

[ad_1] The National Transportation Safety Board said driver inattention coupled with the design of Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system Autopilot and an over reliance on feature were behind the January 2018 crash of a Model S into a parked fire truck on a highway in Southern California. The NTSB filed Wednesday the report a day […]

Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Spec for spec, price for price

[ad_1] The Porsche Taycan is a missile aimed straight at Tesla. The German electric sedan packs everything needed to give the Model S its first real fight. The Porsche is just as fast, is sleeker thanks to a lower drag coefficient, and packs several technical goodies missing from Tesla’s sedan. However, the Tesla Model S […]

Hurricane Bonus: Tesla, GM Unlock More Range, OnStar Services

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Legend had it that cool, rainy weather made dad’s carbureted car run smoother. In 2019, there is one automotive advantage to rainy, stormy weather: Automakers are unlocking or freeing up features to customers affected by Hurricane Dorian. Tesla will […]

Tesla Autopilot was engaged before 2018 California crash, NTSB finds – gpgmail

[ad_1] A Tesla Model S was in Autopilot mode —the company’s advanced driver assistance system — when it crashed into a fire truck in Southern California last year, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. Reuters was the first to the report on the contents of the public documents. […]

Tesla Model 3 Owners Locked Out of Cars Thanks to App Outage

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Tesla Model 3 is the budget offering in Tesla’s lineup, but it’s still jam-packed with fancy technology like custom driver profiles, autonomous driving, and a top speed of 162 miles per hour. You can even control the car […]

Tesla promises up to 30% lower rates with new car insurance play – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tesla said Wednesday it has launched an insurance product, promising owners of its electric vehicles to deliver rates 20% and even as high as 30% lower than other insurance providers. For now, the product known as Tesla Insurance, will only be available to owners in California. The business will expand to additional U.S. state […]

Walmart and Tesla are going to try and work things out – gpgmail

[ad_1] Walmart came out swinging earlier this week in a lawsuit that accused Tesla of breach of contract and gross negligence over problems with rooftop solar panel systems installed at the retail giant’s stores. Now, just days later, the lawsuit has been placed on hold while the two companies try to reach an agreement that […]