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Tesla Week: Model 3 Positive Reviews Roll In, Worst Critic Gives Nod To Model S

Glowing reviews keep rolling in for the Model 3 as it finally gets into regular customers’ hands — and one reviewer found that it’s (a lot) faster than advertised. Meanwhile, one of the company’s biggest detractors raved about the Model S.<p>Whatever that intangible is, Tesla’s got it. That “it” is …

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Tesla driver passes out allegedly drunk in his Model S, tells the police the car was on Autopilot

There was a period of time over a year ago when accidents in Tesla vehicles were often blamed on Autopilot despite drivers being told that they are always responsible of their cars.<p>It appeared to have ended after more education about the driver assist system, but now a driver in California took it …

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Bob Lutz Thinks The Model S Will Be Collectable After Tesla 'Went Broke'

According to a story that appeared in the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, seasoned former auto executive Bob Lutz had some nice words to say about the Tesla’s …

Autos

Tesla Model 3 dual motor design leaks in latest design studio update

As we reported earlier today in our article about Tesla updating its Model 3 online design studio, there are still several important missing features on the new electric vehicle.<p>One of the most important features is arguably dual motor all-wheel-drive and the design of the powertrain was leaked in …

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Tesla introduces new Model S wheels with updated design

Today, Tesla introduced a new 21″ wheel for the Model S with an updated version of its Turbine wheel design – pictured above.<p>The Model S, Tesla’s flagship all-electric sedan, has been available with 19″ standard wheels and 21″ performance wheels as an option.<p>Back in 2016, Tesla introduced new stock …

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Tesla Model 3 makes East Coast debut in Boston on Friday

Here’s likely your first chance to get an up-close look at Tesla‘s newest sedan: The Model 3 is making its public East Coast debut following its West …

Boston

Tesla Is Rallying as Reviewers and Store Visitors Get Their Hands on the Model 3

After dipping slightly in early January due to disappointing Model 3 delivery figures and commentary, Tesla <b>(TSLA)</b> shares have risen about 11% since …

Tech Industry

Tesla's Demand Deposit Conundrum

Tesla’s reported customer deposits do not reflect true demand. Further analysis is required to understand deposit trends and order conversion …

Business

Tesla’s chief designer describes how the Model 3 design was created

In a rather short but nonetheless informative and interesting interview with <i>Automobile</i>, Tesla chief designer Franz von Hozhausen details how the …

Tesla vehicles were set on fire in apparent act of anti-EV vandalism

Tesla has more than its fair share of naysayers, but it’s generally limited to some nasty internet comments or in the worst cases, some legislation preventing them from selling their cars directly to customers.<p>Now it looks like some people are taking it to a new level as Tesla vehicles were set on …

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Elon Musk Hints at Major Tesla Model 3 Voice Command Upgrades

Filed Under Innovation, Cars, Elon Musk & Tesla<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>The Tesla Model 3 is about to …

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Tesla sued again in Norway - The Drive

Tesla Faces Another Lawsuit Claiming False Advertising in Norway<p>The electric carmaker's popularity in the the Scandinavian country doesn't mean it’s …

Norway

The Tesla Model 3 is quicker than advertised

The Tesla Model 3 wasn’t built as a high-performance vehicle, but that doesn’t mean it can’t return some impressive acceleration numbers, ones well …

Autos (Canada)

A look at the first bulletproof Tesla Model S P100D

I like my Tesla Model S, but there are still a few things that I would change, like seats with more comfortable side support and the capacity to stop bullets from high-powered rifles and handguns.<p>But in all seriousness, some people actually do require vehicles with that level of protection, which …

Autos

Tesla's Being Sued Again In Norway Over False Marketing Claims On The Model S

In December 2016, Tesla settled a lawsuit with over 100 Model S P85D owners in Norway, who had accused them of inflating power numbers in the car’s …

Autos

Tesla updates Model 3 interior with new headliner material

Unlike most automakers, Tesla often makes changes to its vehicles without waiting for new model year updates. It introduces small design changes or big new features without any notice.<p>Those are normally welcomed changes, but Tesla has updated the Model 3 interior this week with a new headliner …

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Tesla Model S P100D With Four Passengers Versus Superbike

How does a Tesla Model S P100D fare against a Superbike?<p>If you haven’t had the “pleasure” of watching any of <i>Hat Films’</i> work, it’s interesting, to say …

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The Tesla Model S P100D Just Became The Fastest Bulletproof Car In The World

The Tesla Model S P100D is one of the fastest cars on the road today, bar none. With its powerful twin electric motors, the full sized electric …

Autos

Tesla accused of 'bait and switch' on Model 3 upholstery

Some Tesla Model 3 owners and reservation holders are blowing up Reddit threads accusing the automaker of pulling a "bait and switch" with pricey trim package.<p>The issue is that cars equipped with a $5,000 premium upgrade option are being delivered with a woven textile material in place of the …

23 fascinating pictures of amateur models photographed for advertising the studio in the 1950s and ‘60s.

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Video shows the Model 3’s 0-60 time is even faster than Tesla says

Tesla is unabashedly obsessed with raw acceleration, which is why the company can’t help but boast about 0-60 times even on its lineup of luxury …

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The Tesla Model 3 goes drag racing

The Tesla Model 3 isn’t expected to become as popular on the drag strips as the Model S has become, but it’s still a fairly quick vehicle and apparently quicker than Tesla advertises.<p>Now early owners are already testing it against other vehicles.<p>As we reported last weekend, Tesla advertises the 0 …

Autos

Tesla: OK, Now What?

Let's update the Q4 model and 2018 loss estimates.<p>What will happen in first half of this year?<p>Justifying the next major capital raise.<p>Last week, I …

Business

Tesla Model 3 Battery Pack Modules Made Like A Machine Gun Belt

Remember when Elon Musk said batteries would come out of the Tesla Gigafactory as fast as “bullets from a machine gun”?<p>The hinted (and newly …

Batteries

Tesla Model 3 hits 60 MPH in 4.66 seconds, passes quarter mile in 13.3

We know from the Model S that Tesla underquotes the performance of its cars. Heck, we’ve seen a Model S P100D with Ludicrous Plus mode hit 60 mph in …

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Tesla's Game Is Ending

No rational investor would invest in a stock that has a long streak of losses, is mired in debt, and fails to bring its new products to market when …

Business

A record majority of Norway's new cars are now electric or hybrid

Powering Ahead<p>Consumers in Norway are embracing the clean car revolution better than anywhere else in the world. The independent Norwegian Road …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 clocks 0-60 in 4.6 sec and 1/4-mile in 13.3 sec, beating Tesla's performance claims

Reddit Email Comments<p>When Tesla launched the Model 3, the electric carmaker stated that its affordable compact vehicle is capable of hitting 60 mph …

Tesla Model 3 accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.6 secs – faster than Tesla advertises

With now well over 1,000 Tesla Model 3’s on the road, we are hearing more from non-employee customers about the vehicle and getting more third-party tests.<p>Now we are even getting to see some performance testing of the Model 3, which could be quicker than Tesla leads us to believe.<p>The Model 3 isn’t …

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Tesla Is Still Going Through Model 3 Production Hell

Tesla announced its preliminary December quarter delivery and production results and while it slightly exceeded its Model S and X delivery numbers the Model 3 took another hit. The biggest news was that for the second quarter in a row Tesla moved out when it plans to start producing 5,000 Model 3 …

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