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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk is "full of crap" with self-driving car promises, says GM exec

Automakers and technology companies from around the world continue to press forward with their autonomous-driving technologies, but a handful remain standouts. Arguably, Tesla arrived on the scene first with its Autopilot system. However, despite its name, the technology is far from capable of... read more

October 16, 2017 by
 
Unplugged Performance Tesla Model 3

Unplugged Performance readies Tesla Model 3 kits

Unplugged Performance has yet to actually dive into the world of tuning Tesla's electric cars, but it's arguably made some pretty cool aftermarket parts for its vehicles... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Tesla mobile battery swapping rig patent

Patent filing suggests Tesla still interested in battery swapping

Tesla first toyed with the idea of battery swapping three years ago, only to walk away from the service less than one year later. Despite this, the electric-car maker may... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck... read more September 17, 2017 by


 
Magna Powertrain three-motor Model S setup

Magna Powertrain adds extra motor to Tesla Model S for better handling

What happens when a third electric motor is added to a Tesla Model S? Not additional power, but increased handling prowess. That's according to Roadshow, which recently had a... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger for city centers

Tesla taking Supercharger network to city centers, starting with Chicago and Boston

Tesla has largely focused its Supercharger charging station network on highways and popular roads, but the Silicon Valley automaker will soon change that. Tesla announced it... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla's Musk says air suspension coming to Model 3 in 6 months

Those eager to get their hands on a Tesla Model 3 may be better off waiting until the options list rounds out a tad more. Right now, a Tesla Model 3 is limited to only a few... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S inside The Boring Company tunnel

Tesla Model S has no problem fitting inside The Boring Company's tunnels

No surprises here. Elon Musk's proposed solution for Los Angeles, California's horrendous traffic will fit a Tesla Model S inside. The solution comes from Musk's latest... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Report: Tesla semi truck to have 200-300 miles of range

Tesla in September will reveal the design of an electric semi-trailer truck currently in the works. Plans for the truck were first detailed a year ago in part two of... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
97-year-old rides in Tesla Model S

What does a 97-year old think of a Tesla Model S?

It would take thousands of words to describe what has changed in the automotive industry over the past 97 years, but this video may do some of the work for us. YouTuber Zev... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3's battery-pack size revealed in EPA documents

The Tesla Model 3 has officially begun rolling off the assembly line, but the car will see a staggered launch. Specifically, the Model 3 in production today is what has been... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Tesla wants to make its semi truck autonomous, test it in Nevada

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the electric-car maker has plans to introduce an electric-semi truck in the near future, but new information reveals the truck will use... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen views Tesla as competitor, possible threat

Times are changing in the automotive industry when traditional automakers begin to view disruptors—such as Tesla—as true competitors. The latest such comments... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
Tesla Owners Italia Model S 100D sets range record

Italians drive Tesla Model S 669 miles to set record

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said it could be done, and now it has been. After once stating that the Model S was capable of traveling over 1,000 kilometers on a single charge (roughly... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
Flat lithium-ion battery back for next-generation Mercedes-Benz electric cars

German firm plans Tesla Gigafactory-rivaling battery plant

The race to capitalize on the growing need for electric car batteries is well and truly underway. Although Tesla has an early start with its massive 35-gigawatt-hour... read more August 6, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla reverts to using Model 3 platform for Model Y electric SUV

Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised many in May when he said the upcoming Model Y small SUV would be based on a next-generation platform, and not the Model 3’s “Gen... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
 

 
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