Tesla Model 3

  • Tesla Model 3 Easter eggs screen

    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 software updates, and the brand-new 2017 Tesla Model 3 is no different. Video from Steve Jurvetson, published to Green Car Reports, details the three Easter eggs hiding in the Tesla Model 3's menu and they're pretty cool if we might say so. If Jurvetson's name sounds familiar, it's because he not only sits on Tesla's board of directors, he also owns the very first Tesla Model S. Naturally, he was one of the first to also...

  • 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 begins to ramp up production of the Model 3 in Long Range trim, with an EPA-estimated 310-mile range, the automaker is also...

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    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 finally revealed some specs for the production version of the Model 3. Just two versions are being built in this initial...

  • 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 “Serial Number 1,” was completed at Tesla’s car plant in Fremont, California on Friday. No additional details...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 leaked data suggests 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds

    More details on the Tesla Model 3 have emerged ahead of the car’s July debut. Slides comparing the Model 3 with the Model S recently surfaced on a Tesla enthusiast site and are said to have been supplied by a company insider. The slides are allegedly part of a Tesla campaign to train...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016
    Tesla taking a huge risk with Model 3 production

    Tesla is often known as an unconventional automaker, which can be traced to many facets of its operations. However, the electric car company's unconventional procedures surrounding the much-hyped Model 3 represents a major gamble. It turns out Tesla will skip the normal production procedure of...

  • 2016 Tesla Model S

    The second half of 2017 will be busy for Tesla as the company reveals two new products and starts production of one of them. The first to arrive will be the highly-anticipated Model 3 sedan. It will be revealed in July, the same month the first customer examples are scheduled to roll off the line at the plant in Fremont, California. In September, Tesla will take the wraps off a semi truck that the company first detailed in July 2016 in part two of its overarching product strategy known as the Tesla Master Plan. The latest timing details were revealed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday in his...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 range higher than Bolt EV, hints Musk

    The Chevrolet Bolt EV has a range of 238 miles and can be bought today for $37,500. Later this year, Tesla will launch its Model 3 which is promised to deliver at least 215 miles of range for $35,000. However, in a Twitter post on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted that the Model 3 will have more...

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    Tesla says Model 3 production starting July, more Gigafactories, Superchargers coming

    Since the reveal of its Model 3 prototype a year ago, Tesla has been adamant deliveries will start no later than the end of 2017. By all accounts things appear to be on track as Tesla in a letter sent to shareholders on Wednesday said the first customer examples of the Model 3 will start rolling...

  • 2016 BMW 330e
    BMW 330e ads poke fun at Tesla Model 3 wait times

    The 2017 BMW 330e i Performance may be a plug-in hybrid rather than an all-electric car, but BMW hopes to snag some customers who don't want to wait for the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3. The 215-mile, $35,000 electric car debuted to much fanfare earlier this year, but production isn't scheduled...

  • Tesla presentation slide from June, 2012 outlining 'Gen 3' platform variants
    Musk confirms Model 3-based Model Y SUV, Model X-based van

    Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has fleshed out some of the plans he alluded to in his overarching “master plan” announced on July 20. In the original post on Tesla’s blog, Musk made mention of Tesla’s long-term goal to expand into more segments including those of...

  • Tesla Model 3 spotted at service center
    Tesla Model 3 prototype nabbed at service center

    A prototype version of Tesla's upcoming, entry-level Model 3 was spotted at one of the carmaker's service centers recently. While the prototype nabbed by an Imgur user doesn't reveal anything new—its interior remains in the conceptual stage—it does serve as a reminder that Tesla is hard...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

    One of the advantages of buying Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S or Model X over a rival electric car is that it gives you free access to a growing network of high-speed charging stations, referred to by the company as Superchargers. However, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made it clear the feature won’t be free for the upcoming Model 3, though he stressed there will be a package available to ensure owners will still be able to use the charging stations. READ: Smart, Tesla bottom of pack for software glitches “So it will still be very cheap, and far cheaper than gasoline, to drive...

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    Startup teases new recruits with Tesla Model 3

    Imagine your first day at scientific instruments manufacturer Practichem: You're issued a company badge, a laptop, and... a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3. That's what the Raleigh, North Carolina startup is promising new employees. The company is looking to recruit 10 new employees and, according...

  • Elon Musk confirms Ludicrous Mode for the Model 3 via Twitter
    Elon Musk confirms Ludicrous Mode for Model 3

    The hype surrounding the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 is undeniable. It has received an astounding amount of interest in the form of 400,000 or so pre-orders. People literally lined up just to fork over $1,000 for a car they had yet to see and have definitely never driven. Now the hype should...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 pre-orders approach 400,000

    It’s now been two weeks since Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] started taking pre-orders for its upcoming Model 3. After the first week, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that 325,000 people around the globe had pre-ordered the car and placed a deposit, helping top up Tesla’s coffers by almost a third of...

  • Tesla Model 3 Driving on a Public Road
    Tesla Model 3 spotted on public street

    Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] upcoming entry-level model, the much-hyped Model 3, is still a long way from dealers but a lucky fan with a quick draw on his or her smartphone managed to nab a pre-production example on a public road, just like the one we recently rode in. Judging by the Model S camera...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 pre-orders reach 325,000 in first week--update

    Update: This post has been updated with a new total for Model 3 pre-orders. Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk confirmed that as of Wednesday night pre-orders for the new Model 3 electric sedan totaled 325,000, a figure reached in just one week. He said this was well beyond Tesla’s...

  • Tesla Model 3

    The excitement surrounding the upcoming Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 electric sedan is, well, electric. The Silicon Valley automaker started taking pre-orders for its next electric vehicle last Thursday, and there are likely well over 300,000 already placed by this time. The inside of the Model 3s shown last week featured no gauge cluster, no head-up display, no buttons on the dashboard, a funky two-spoke steering wheel, and a single 15-inch horizontal tablet-like touchscreen. It makes for a unique look, but it appears that we haven't seen the Model 3's actual interior yet. The cars we...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 first ride

    Last night we were treated to the reveal of Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] all-new Model 3 electric sports sedan. Shortly after the reveal we also received a quick ride in the car. While Tesla only had pre-production models on hand, the cars were said to be representative of the production model...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 revealed with 215-mile range, $35k price tag

    Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 has been making headlines for the past several years but now it’s finally here. The BMW 3-Series-rivaling electric sports sedan was revealed tonight in Hawthorne, California and Tesla has been taking pre-orders since early this morning. According to the...

  • Tesla Model 3 teaser image with Model S and Model X, March 2016
    Ahead of Tesla Model 3 reveal, pre-order frenzy begins for $35k electric car

    Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]—or just Tesla, as it might now prefer to be called—has very closely guarded nearly all the details about its third mass-production all-electric car, the smaller, more affordable Model 3. Tomorrow’s when the Silicon Valley automaker will at last reveal...

  • Tesla Model 3 teaser image with Model S and Model X, March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 teased ahead of March 31 reveal

    In a couple of weeks Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] will provide a first look at what's shaping up to be its most crucial model yet, the Model 3 electric sedan. The company this morning released a teaser that shows the silhouette of the Model 3 alongside the existing Model S and Model X. It hints that...

  • 2016 Tesla Model S
    Tesla sends out invites for Model 3 debut on March 31

    Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] long-anticipated Model 3 electric car will be formally shown on March 31 at an event in Los Angeles. Tesla will also begin accepting orders at its retail stores on March 31 and the online ordering banks will open up the next day. The electric car, which is supposed to...

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