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2020 Tesla Roadster acceleration and Plaid Mode

Witness as the 2020 Tesla Roadster goes plaid

Last night, Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised the automotive world by announcing the 2020 Tesla Roadster. The company offered those who put down a tidy $5,000 reservation fee on the spot a test ride in the future electric sports car. DragTimes founder and CEO Brooks Weisblat was among what appeared to... read more

November 17, 2017 by
 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla built just 260 Model 3 sedans in Q3 while losing $619M

It appears Tesla CEO Elon Musk wasn’t lying when he said in October the company was in “production hell” due to problems concerning production of the Model... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rican hospital

Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rico hospital

Tesla is a busy company these days, as is chief executive officer Elon Musk. While the company and Musk juggle Model 3 production bottlenecks, an electric semi reveal, and... read more October 31, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Report: Tesla receives approval for Chinese plant

Tesla has been hinting at a Chinese plant since 2014 and now it appears the company has finally received approval for one. Citing people familiar with the matter, The Wall... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
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... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari in New York City

FCA CEO Marchionne says Tesla, electric cars not viable

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE: FCAU] CEO Sergio Marchionne hasn't exactly been an ally to electric cars. This is the same executive who urged consumers to not buy the Fiat... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Tesla pushes back electric semi truck reveal, again

We’ll now have to wait until November to see Tesla’s electric semi-trailer truck. After first stating in June that the truck would be unveiled in September, CEO... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Could Elon Musk's Tesla take on 7-Eleven next?

Charging an electric car isn't exactly the same as stopping at a local fuel station to fill up in a matter of minutes. In fact, owners of electric vehicles often wait for 20... read more September 25, 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


 
 

 
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