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Tesla is the first automaker to lose electric car federal tax credit

Soon, Tesla electric cars will cost up to $7,500 more as the automaker is first to reach the 200,000-vehicle threshold for federal tax credits. It means the tax incentives will enter a phase out period. Green Car Reports confirmed with Tesla Thursday that the automaker had passed the 200,000-car... read more

July 13, 2018 by
 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla Model 3 production booms, automaker reports building 5,000 electric sedans last week

Tesla took every hour—including a couple extra hours Sunday—to meet its self-imposed deadline of building 5,000 Model 3 electric cars in seven days. The automaker... read more July 2, 2018 by


 
EPCS Tesla Model S P100D electric race car

Tesla Model S Electric GT car ready to race

Formula E may be the premier league for electric car sports, but Electric GT's Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) wants a slice of the budding motorsport. Electric GT... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Tesla sues ex-employee who claims whistleblower status

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk accused an ex-employee of being a saboteur, Tesla filed suit against former Gigafactory technician Martin Tripp on Wednesday in a Nevada federal... read more June 22, 2018 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Feds order cease and desist for safety-inhibiting Tesla Autopilot Buddy

The controversial Autopilot Buddy product, made for Tesla vehicles that feature the semi self-driving technology, has been ordered to be pulled off the market. The National... read more June 21, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model X in Boring Company tunnel

Boring Company runs Tesla Model X in prototype tunnel

The Boring Company tunnels will fit a Tesla Model X electric car. That's the latest bit of news from Elon Musk's underground adventure. The company posted a short video... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
First Tesla Model 3 AWD Performance produced

Tesla now building cars in a tent, first AWD performance Model 3 built

After announcing a 9-percent reduction in its full-time workforce last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday to announce that the company is now producing... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
818 kit car with Tesla motors and a Volt battery rips down the quarter mile

818C kit car packed with Tesla and Volt components is a drag racer's dream

The ingenuity of those who want to go fast is something to be admired. Take, for example, one plucky company that combined Factory Five's 818C kit car with powertrain... read more June 15, 2018 by


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

Tesla cutting costs by eliminating 9 percent of workforce

On Tuesday CEO Elon Musk announced the automaker is reducing its workforce by 9 percent in an effort to cut costs and become profitable. While Musk didn't mention how many... read more June 12, 2018 by


 
Tesla Enhanced Autopilot

Investigators say Tesla Autopilot sped up before fatal Model X crash

Federal investigators said Thursday that a Tesla Model X traveling on Autopilot in California sped up before crashing into an highway barrier, killing its driver and striking... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019

Tesla Model Y teased again, reveal coming March 2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday revealed new details about the Model Y electric SUV during the company's annual shareholder meeting. Among the details was a new teaser shot... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
RemetzCar Tesla Model S shooting brake

RemetzCar builds beautiful Tesla Model S shooting brake

A handful of companies have announced plans to turn Tesla's Model S electric sedan into a sexy shooting brake. The first to announce such plans was Dutch firm RemetzCar, and... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Elon Musk reveals when $35K Tesla Model 3 could start production, admits brake issue

Tesla's rollout of the Model 3 has been anything but smooth sailing, and thousands of customers are still waiting for one very important Model 3 variant: the base model. It's... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

AWD Tesla Model 3 detailed, Performance model sprints to 60 in 3.5 seconds

Tesla is finally ready to give the Model 3 show more go. CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter early Sunday morning to announce specs for all-wheel-drive and Performance versions of... read more May 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger for city centers

Thousands of more Tesla Supercharger stations coming

In the coming days, we should have an updated map showing exactly where "thousands" of new Tesla Supercharger stations will pop up in the near future, per Tesla CEO Elon... read more May 19, 2018 by


 
Tesla sets world record towing Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla Model X sets world record towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla has set a new Guinness World Record. One of the automaker's Model X crossover SUVs towed a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for 987 feet to become the heaviest tow by a... read more May 16, 2018 by


 
 

 
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