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2018 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 named the "Long Range" variant. Now, we have some additional details on that car. Preliminary EPA documents, discovered by... read more

August 11, 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


 
Tesla Model S U-2 spy plane chase car

Tesla Model S tapped as U-2 spy plane chase car

The Lockheed U-2 spy plane is no easy plane to pilot—especially during takeoff and landings. This is because the plane is extremely sensitive to crosswinds and has a... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 Easter eggs screen

Tesla Model 3 has Easter eggs, including a map of Mars

It wouldn't be a new Tesla vehicle without the addition of some quirky and fun Easter eggs. The Silicon Valley automaker is often known for adding a few surprises with new... read more August 1, 2017 by


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

Tesla Model 3 performance version coming next year, says Musk

The Tesla Model 3 has finally reached production, albeit in small numbers. However, there's more to come from the electric-car maker's most affordable model. While Tesla... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla delivers first Model 3, says 310 miles of range possible

Tesla, as promised, delivered the first examples of its highly anticipated Model 3 sedan on Friday. Around 30 lucky customers received their cars. The good news is that Tesla... read more July 29, 2017 by


 
Hyperloop One concept drawing

Elon Musk's Boring Company merges with Hyperloop for NY to DC transport

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, ever the visionary, says he received "verbal approval" from the United States government to build a Hyperloop through New York City, Philadelphia... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
What's Inside a Tesla battery?

What's inside Tesla's battery pack?

EV West has shown us the proper way to break down a Tesla Battery pack. They remove multiple modules in order to reuse them under the skin of cool projects. What if you just... read more July 10, 2017 by


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

First production Tesla Model 3 revealed, deliveries to start July 28

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday to reveal the first production example of the Model 3. The car, referred to internally as “SN1,” an acronym for... read more July 9, 2017 by


 
Tesla Powerpacks

Tesla to build world's biggest battery in Australia

Tesla has entered a partnership with an Australian state to build the world’s biggest battery. The lithium-ion battery will be made up of Tesla’s industrial-scale... read more July 7, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S after IIHS small-overlap frontal crash test, late 2016   [frame from IIHS video]

Tesla hits back at IIHS after Model S falls short in latest crash tests

The Tesla Model S has consistently ranked at the top of independent crash tests since its debut earlier this decade, leading to its reputation as one of the safest cars in... read more July 6, 2017 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla in talks with Shanghai to build cars in China

Tesla may be adding another facility beyond its NUMMI California facility and assembly plant in Tillburg, Netherlands. The automaker has confirmed it is working with the... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
Tesla Motors Supercharger station in Oxnard, California.

Tesla talks to rivals about use of its Supercharger network

Owners of non-Tesla vehicles may someday find themselves using one of Tesla's Supercharger stations if the "active talks" the Californian firm has disclosed lead anywhere... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
The Boring Company concept

Talks between city of Los Angeles and Elon Musk's Boring Company "promising"

The Tesla Model 3 hasn't entered production yet, but Elon Musk never rests. The Tesla CEO claims to have had good conversations with the city of Los Angeles over the use of... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

After eclipsing Ford and GM, Tesla's market value briefly surpasses BMW

The market value of Tesla [NSDQ: TSLA] rallied once again last week and the automaker briefly surpassed BMW in market capitalization. According to Bloomberg, Tesla's stock... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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