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Merkel’s nightmare! United States set to decimate German car industy | World

Germany’s car manufacturing heartland of Stuttgart is still reeling from the recent bans to diesel cars and a high-profile emissions scandal, and now …

Germany

Revealed: the cars you love and hate

<b>We’ve been able to identify the cars that owners have ranked as the most and least satisfying to own, thanks to the results of the latest Which? Car</b> …

Tesla Model S

Tesla is building more features geared for car-sharing, now cloud-based driver profiles are coming, says Musk

We have recently seen Tesla introduce several more features geared toward Tesla Network, the automaker’s upcoming car-sharing network, like the Model 3’s key card and phone-based unlocking system and the cabin-facing camera.<p>Now CEO Elon Musk announced another feature apparently geared toward …

Autos

(Self) Test Drive

Last year, a viral video of Tesla's self-driving car predicting an accident, moments before it actually happened, did the rounds on social media. …

Behind the Wheel

Tesla releases new Model 3 pictures to show its key card and iPhone-based unlocking system

With the Model 3, Tesla is parting ways with using a regular key fob and instead built the experience around its mobile app.<p>The automaker has now released a few new official shots to show how to unlock and use the Model 3 with its key card and iPhone-based unlocking system.<p>Tesla’s iPhone and …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model S Owner Gets His 97-Year-Old Grandpa's First Impression Of An Electric Car

Having grown up hearing my family talk about what it was like seeing television evolve into what it is today, it must be even more surprising for a …

Tesla Model S

Tesla is still actively anti selling Model 3 - X Auto

Model 3 reservation holders are getting calls and emails from Tesla aiming at anti selling Model 3 and trying to convince them in getting a Model …

Tesla Model 3

Move over Tesla Model 3, Fisker EMotion is the new EV everyone needs to watch out for

With a range of 643km range and nine minutes quick charging, Fisker EMotion will give Tesla models a run for their money.<p>Even though there are …

Tesla Model 3

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Power Electric Cars of the Future

<i>This story originally appeared on Newsweek and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Electric cars and smartphones of the future could be powered …

Batteries

Tesla will add automatic “enter/exit” seat positions in future software update after Twitter request

Tesla is leveraging both its CEO’s popularity on twitter and its cars’ over-the-air update capability to respond to another customer request, with CEO Elon Musk promising on twitter that a future software update will include a function to automatically move the seat and steering wheel into a more …

Autos

555-hp Nikola electric side-by-side tears through dirt for up to 200 miles a charge

When Nikola Motors started advertising outrageous specs for its Zero all-electric side-by-side, we figured there was no way those specs would survive …

Tesla Model S

It’s become almost impossible to figure out what Tesla is actually worth

<b>• Valuations of Tesla vary wildly.</b><p><b>• The company is fueled financially by a "story" about the future.</b><p><b>• It could be a decade before it's possible to properly value the company.</b><p>Generally speaking, investors want a precise assessment of what the companies they invest in are worth.<p>Valuation is both art …

Tesla Model 3

97-year-old man takes his first ride in a Tesla

When this 97-year-old Toronto man was born, the auto industry was just turning mainstream. Roads made for horses were being paved over for …

Automotive Industry

This 97 Year Old Man Digs the Tesla Model S

Even the old timers can jive with EVs.<p>Zev Gitalis / YouTube<p>Caleb JacobsView Caleb Jacobs's Articles<p>Not everyone is aboard the EV train, and that's …

Tesla Model S

This week’s top stories: Tesla Model 3 aero wheels w/o caps, Autopilot 2.0 update, Hyundai IONIQ review, & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Autopilot 2.0 gets an update, Tesla Model 3’s aero wheels look awesome without their caps, Tesla creates a tiny house to promote energy products, a glimpse at Tesla’s mobile service capacity, how a 97 year-old grandfather reacts to a Model S, our full review of Hyundai’s …

Tesla Model 3

Last Month Tied as the Hottest on Record, According to NASA

You’re Getting Warmer<p>July 2017 had tied July and August 2016 as the hottest month on record, according to a new analysis from NASA. May 2017 is not …

Tesla Model S

The Motley Fool: Special FREE Report

The Next Amazon.com?<p><b>Why this may be your second chance at banking an<br>e-commerce fortune...</b><p><i>All numbers as of August 4, 2017. Suzanne Frey, an executive</i> …

Stocks

A Closer Look at the Tesla Model 3’s Interior

See how Tesla turns car interior design on its head<p>Nothing about Tesla’s approach to running a car company is conventional, so it should come as no surprise that its approach to interior design in the new Model 3 is wildly unconventional. The California-based automaker has designed an electric car …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla adds automatic high beams via over-the-air update

It wasn't available on all Autopilot 2.0 cars in all markets, but now it is.<p>Tesla will occasionally dish out software updates in small bites, offering slight tweaks to existing functions while adding others. This latest update brings parity to all models featuring the newest Autopilot …

Tesla Model 3

A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future

Zac Carmi showed his 97-year-old grandfather his Tesla. His grandpa was pretty impressed. You can watch video of the adorable interaction below.<p>In what could be some of the cutest footage of a lovable grandpa discovering the future ever, Carmi loads his grandpa into the car and accelerates. …

Technology

Tesla updates Model S interior with new back seats

A recent update to the Tesla Model S’ interior went under the radar. When Tesla repackaged its Model S and Model X interior options last month, it also updated the Model S’ back seat and those first vehicles with the new feature should be delivered soon.<p>The seats in the very first Model S weren’t …

Tesla Model S

Elon Musk continues to tweet the Elon Musk-iest things

Elon Musk has an odd sense of humor. Sometimes he's genuinely funny, sometimes he's in dad joke territory, and sometimes we're not sure whether his profile got hacked.<p>Musk's last couple of tweets fall into that last category.<p>First, Musk tweeted a video of what appears to be a giant python eating a …

Elon Musk

Experience Tesla Model S through the eyes of a 97-year-old grandfather

The Tesla Model S is arguably the most advanced and futuristic-looking car in production today. Its 17-inch touchscreen and Autopilot features can impress even the most tech savvy millennials, but now imagine experiencing the vehicle as a person in their nineties.<p>No need to since Model S owner Zev …

Tesla Model S

Tesla Is Taking a Risky New Approach to Customer Service

The change comes as the company begins rolling out the new Model 3.<p>At a critical juncture, Tesla is taking a new approach to customer service.<p>The company has dealt with a few high profile customer service complaints in recent years, most notably from a car owner who sued the company after he says …

Customer Service

The XYT is a modular, customizable electric car comprised of just 580 parts

<b>It's small, it's simple, and it's designed to be customized to fit the needs of the owner, and modified or upgraded over its life.</b><p>Instead of focusing …

Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S versus brick wall: drunk joyride ends in crash

Have you ever ask yourself how the Tesla Model S would fare against a brick wall? Now you have the answer.<p>A teen stole his father’s Model S in the Netherlands earlier today and after engaging in a police chase, the teen crashed the car into a house. Fortunately, none of the passengers of the …

Tesla Model S

NASA’s New Tech Could Bring Power to People “In the Middle of Nowhere”

Holy Grail<p>Like an increasing number of people here on Earth, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) rely on solar energy to meet …

Clean Energy

Top fund investors pumped brakes on fast-rising Tesla: filings

BOSTON (Reuters) - Top Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) investors Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price cut their holdings in the second quarter and indicated they were taking profits from the electric car maker stock, which is up 65 percent this year.<p>Sellers included Fidelity funds like Fidelity OTC Portfolio, …

Markets

Millionaire sues Tesla over small seat tear to spotlight ‘atrocious’ customer service

A multi-millionaire is set to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars suing Tesla over a tiny tear in his seat.<p>Tech mogul Alain Cohen, 50, was one of …

Customer Service

Tesla Model 3: do design features point to self-driving car-sharing service?

The Tesla Model 3 continues to generate an inordinate amount of interest from electric-car advocates and the general public, as pretty much any Tesla …

Tesla Model 3