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How to watch Elon Musk unveil the Tesla Model Y

Tesla is scheduled to reveal the Model Y — the next electric vehicle in electric automaker’s lineup — tonight at an event in Los Angeles after, not months, but years of teasers and hints from CEO Elon Musk . Tesla will live stream the Model Y unveiling event at 8 pm PT via its website. However, folks who want to watch the event should head over to the site (https://www.tesla.com/modely) prior to the 8 pm start time. There is a registration process. Once completed, a new page pops up with th...
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Tesla Model 3 loses Consumer Reports recommendation over ‘reliability problems’

Consumer Reports has placed the Tesla Model 3 into that fun-to-drive, terribly unreliable category where brands like Alfa Romeo, Land Rover and Masterati also live. Consumer Reports, which has a complicated relationship with Tesla, says it can no longer recommend the Model 3 because issues with the paint, trim and body hardware raises reliability questions. CR members reported the results in an annual reliability survey that includes data on about 470,000 vehicles. The report caused Tesla ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Elon Musk, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Paint, Automotive, Consumer Reports, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Roadster, Tesla Model X, Satisfaction, Fisher, Jake Fisher


Tesla revamps pricing, naming system for Model S and Model X

Tesla is changing its naming scheme for Model S and Model X trim levels, dropping the old system based on battery-pack capacity. The automaker is also cutting prices on both vehicles by $1,000. The post Tesla revamps pricing, naming system for Model S and Model X appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Cars, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, X. Tesla


Tesla will discontinue entry-level Model S and Model X cars with 75-kWh battery

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker will stop selling versions of its Model S and Model X electric cars with 75-kilowatt-hour battery packs. That just leaves the more-expensive 100-kWh models. The post Tesla will discontinue entry-level Model S and Model X cars with 75-kWh battery appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Cars, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X


Carrot & Stick: Days After Cutting Prices, Tesla Chops Base Models

There will be no Ace of Base prizes for the Tesla Model X or Model S in 2019. Just days after promising to cut prices of all its cars by $2,000 in response to the company blowing through its federal tax credits faster than a record producer with a bag of high-test cocaine, the company’s […] The post Carrot & Stick: Days After Cutting Prices, Tesla Chops Base Models appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Tesla cuts prices by $2,000 to offset reduced tax credit

Tesla cut the price of the Model S, Model 3, and Model X by $2,000 to compensate for the halving of its federal tax credit from $7,500 to $3,750. The tax credit is being phased out because Tesla has reached 200,000 electric car sales. The post Tesla cuts prices by $2,000 to offset reduced tax credit appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Cars, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model X


Aggrieved Tesla Owners Can Just Tow Trucks Blocking The Supercharger Stations

Tesla drivers calls it “ICE-ing”, after the initials for internal combustion engine: It’s where gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles block access to Superchargers as a way to... protest electric vehicles I guess? It has to be frustrating to be barred from obtaining the single thing your car needs to function, but it…Read more...
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Tesla Streamlines Larger Models, Adjusts Pricing in Bid for Production Simplicity

Hoping to simplify vehicle assembly, Tesla tweaked its online car configurator over the weekend, culling numerous options from both the Model S and X. This translates into a price bump for more-basic models and a few dollars saved on the higher trims, but less choice overall. The Model S ($78,000) and X 75D ($84,000) now cost […] The post Tesla Streamlines Larger Models, Adjusts Pricing in Bid for Production Simplicity appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Autos, Tesla Motors, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Brand Strategy, News Blog, Product Planning, Car Configuration


Tesla deliveries double, led by Model 3 surge

Tesla delivered 83,500 electric vehicles in the third quarter, more than double from the previous period as the company steered by Elon Musk pulled out all the stops to get its newest sedan, the Model 3, to customers. The company delivered 55,840 Model 3 sedans up from 18,440 in the previous quarter, which was in line within its own guidance. The company’s delivery numbers fell just short of the 56,000 deliveries expected by a consensus of analysts surveyed by FactSet. Tesla emphasized in ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, SEC, Musk, Tesla Model X, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, FactSet Tesla


Audi E-Tron vs. Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X: How they compare on paper

Filed under: Green,Audi,Jaguar,Tesla,Car Buying,Technology,Crossover,SUV,Electric,Luxury,Performance,Comparison The all-electric crossover segment is suddenly heating up.Continue reading Audi E-Tron vs. Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X: How they compare on paper Audi E-Tron vs. Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X: How they compare on paper originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Perma...
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How the Audi e-tron compares to the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace

Audi just announced its first production electric vehicle. Called the e-tron, the EV is a mid-size SUV loaded with technology with an unofficial range of over 300 miles. It’s nicely equipped, and with a starting price of $74,800, it sits between the Jaguar I-Pace and the Tesla Model X. The e-tron is most similar to the Jaguar I-Pace though the Audi is slightly better equipped. The e-tron packs a 95 kWh battery over the Jaguar’s 90 kWh battery. It’s also slightly larger and rated to tow 4,0...
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Dream Cars of 2018 for Entrepreneurs

Just like superheroes, entrepreneurs need something that sets them apart. Since they can’t wear tights and a cape, the next best thing is often their car. Almost every successful entrepreneur ultimately wants a signature car, something that tells the world how far they have come, but something that will also get them to the next contract signing in style. After looking at a wide range of vehicles – from the fuel-guzzling supercar to the monsters used to show who the boss is – we have arrived at ...
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Tesla Streamlines Paint Options to Simplify Production

Tesla’s Elon Musk announced Tuesday that the automaker will limit its paint options to simplify production and, hopefully, improve volume. “Moving [two] of [seven] Tesla colors off menu on Wednesday to simplify manufacturing,” said the CEO via social media. “Obsidian Black and Metallic Silver will still be available as special request, but at higher price.” The […] The post Tesla Streamlines Paint Options to Simplify Production appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Autos, Tesla Motors, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model X, News Blog, Paint Options, Obsidian Black and Metallic Silver


Elon Musk Pitches ‘Party & Camper Mode’ for Tesla Vehicles as Possible Dog Whistle to Swingers

Complain about Tesla Motors’ hype machine all you like; it’s still an innovative company. Unfortunately, it has painted itself into a bit of a corner as a result. Still lacking the production might of its much larger competitors, it continues to brand itself as an upstart as it works on improving volume. That means its […] The post Elon Musk Pitches ‘Party & Camper Mode’ for Tesla Vehicles as Possible Dog Whistle to Swingers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Technology, Camping, Tesla, Autos, Tesla Motors, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, News Blog, Swingers, Over-the-air Updates, Elon Musk Pitches ` Party, Tesla Vehicles


Tesla Model S and X Could Get Interiors Like the Model 3: Report

One of the 2018 Tesla Model 3’s most distinctive features is its spartan interior, a virtually button-free environment with most controls confined in a horizontal touchscreen. Now, the automaker is planning to introduce a similar interior for its more expensive vehicles, the Model S and X, according to a new report…Read more...
Tags: Science, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model X, Car Technolocy


Tesla Hits Delivery Threshold for Juicy Federal Tax Credit

Tesla Motors announced Thursday that it officially reached 200,000 deliveries this month, which is good news in terms of overall sales. But the figure also means the company has surpassed the threshold requiring that federal tax credits be phased out, which is bad news. Some speculate that, without government incentives, fewer people will be willing […] The post Tesla Hits Delivery Threshold for Juicy Federal Tax Credit appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Tesla, Production, Autos, Tesla Motors, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model X, Incentives, News Blog, Federal Tax Credits, EV tax credits


Tesla adds autonomous parking mode to Model 3

The Model 3 can now park itself. Called Summon, the feature is now available on the company’s new sedan. It’s a clever feature that takes advantage of the vehicle’s connectivity and autonomous driving capabilities. With Summon owners can command their Model 3 to pull into a parking spot and power down. It can even control garage doors — all without a driver behind the wheel or controlling the vehicle remotely. Tesla added the feature to Model S and Model X vehicles last year. Note, no one ...
Tags: Gadgets, Tech, Tesla, Model, Transport, Automotive Industry, Driver, Tesla Model S, Model 3, Tesla Model X, Autonomous Car


Who's At Fault When Crashes Happen With Tesla's Autopilot?

Tesla regularly implores drivers that use the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system to pay attention to the road and keep their hands on the steering wheel at al times. But a new report on a fatal March crash involving a Tesla Model X says the driver only had his hands on the wheel for 34 of the final 60 seconds…Read more...
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Tesla Model X sped up in Autopilot mode seconds before fatal crash, according to NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report detailing the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X in March. The crash also resulted in a fire and shut down two lanes of Highway 101 near Mountain View, Calif. At this point, the NTSB has yet to determine a probable cause of the crash and is continuing to investigate the accident. The report says the Model X, while in Autopilot mode, sped up to 71 mph in the seconds leading up to the crash. “At 3 seconds prior to the...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Autopilot, Tesla Model X, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Huang, Mountain View Calif, Walter Huang, Engleman Tesla


NTSB Report Says Tesla Was Accelerating at Time of Fatal Mountain View Crash

The March 23rd death of a Tesla Model X driver in Mountain View, California prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to probe why the vehicle, driving in Autopilot mode, left its lane and collided with a concrete lane barrier on a clear day. The impact killed 38-year-old Walter Huang, an Apple engineer. In the wake […] The post NTSB Report Says Tesla Was Accelerating at Time of Fatal Mountain View Crash appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Apple, Technology, Safety, Tesla, Autos, Investigation, Autopilot, Reports, Tesla Model X, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Mountain View California, News Blog, Studies & Reports, Walter Huang, Accident Investigation


The Tesla Model X's Sand Rollover Test Is Fascinating

Tesla tweeted out a video Sunday morning of its Tesla Model X rolling over after being shoved onto a sandbox by a sled. But even if the tweet read “...the first and only SUV to achieve a NHTSA 5-Star safety rating in every category...” this rollover isn’t the test conducted by the U.S. government, it seems to be a…Read more...
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Elon Musk hung up on NTSB chairman during a call regarding deadly Model X crash

In addition to lashing out at Wall Street, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly hung up on the chairman of the National Transportation Saftey Board during a phone call regarding a Model X Crash in Mountain View. The post Elon Musk hung up on NTSB chairman during a call regarding deadly Model X crash appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Model X, Tesla Model X, Emerging Tech, Ntsb, National Transportation Saftey Board


Tesla Model X crashes into gym, driver says it accelerated by itself

A Tesla Model X recently crashed into a gym after it suddenly accelerated. The driver said it happened without warning, though Tesla suspects the gas pedal may have been pressed accidentally. It's now investigating the crash. The post Tesla Model X crashes into gym, driver says it accelerated by itself appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Citing broken rules, agency boots Tesla from fatal accident investigation

The NTSB removed Tesla from the investigation of a March 23 fatal accident involving a Tesla Model X, claiming company violated its agreement to withhold opinion or analysis until the final report. The post Citing broken rules, agency boots Tesla from fatal accident investigation appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Tesla Model X, Autonomous Car, Ntsb, Tesla Crash


Tesla Blames Driver In Fatal Model X Autopilot Crash As Family Considers Legal Action 

Tesla has released a statement blaming last month’s fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X in Autopilot mode on the driver who died in the incident following news that his family is exploring legal options against the automaker.Read more...
Tags: Science, Tesla, Model X, Autopilot, Tesla Model X, Ntsb, Car Technology


Waymo Comments on Autopilot Crash, Blames Driver

While the investigation into Tesla’s most recent Autopilot-rated fatality continues, Waymo chimed in to remind everyone that the company’s self-driving system isn’t actually self-driving at all. That almost makes it sound like the Google offshoot is coming to the defense of Tesla Motors. However, the truth of the matter is this was a golden opportunity […] The post Waymo Comments on Autopilot Crash, Blames Driver appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Google, Technology, Safety, Tesla, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Tesla Motors, Tesla Model X, Avs, Self Driving, News Blog, Semi-autonomous, Waymo, Driving Aids


Tesla says driver ignored warnings from Autopilot in fatal California crash

Tesla reported that repeated Autopilot warnings were ignored prior to a fatal crash in a Tesla Model X in Mountain View, California. The vehicle crashed into a previously crushed safety barrier. The post Tesla says driver ignored warnings from Autopilot in fatal California crash appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, California, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Autonomous Cars, Tesla Model X, Mountain View California, Tesla Autopilot crash


Tesla says warnings ignored from engaged Autopilot in fatal California crash

Tesla reported that repeated Autopilot warnings were ignored prior to a fatal crash in a Tesla Model X in Mountain View, California. The vehicle crashed into a previously crushed safety barrier. The post Tesla says warnings ignored from engaged Autopilot in fatal California crash appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, California, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Autonomous Cars, Tesla Model X, Mountain View California, Tesla Autopilot crash


Tesla says safety barrier was missing in fatal crash; shares continue to fall

A safety barrier that protects vehicles from a concrete lane divider on Highway 101 at the carpool flyover to Highway 85 was missing at the time of Friday’s fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X, the company claimed Tuesday in a blog post. Tesla provided an image of the area of south Highway 101 at the carpool flyover to Highway 85 that showed the missing barrier, reportedly taken the day before the crash. In a side-by-side comparison, Tesla included a Google street view image of the same locati...
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Swiss police to replace diesel fleet with 7 Tesla Model X-100Ds

The Swiss police are electrifying! The Basel-Stadt canton announced in a recent press release that they plan to replace their fleet of diesel vehicles with seven Tesla Model X-100D electric vehicles. Although the purchase will be expensive, at about $147,000 a piece, the police are convinced their overall costs will fall. Plus, they expressed concern about reducing their environmental impact. In addition to lower maintenance costs, the police expect the resale value of Tesla vehicles to be gre...
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