Tesla News and Updates

Tesla is an electric car company with a goal and vision, which is to make quality electric vehicles affordable to average drivers. The company is located in California and its top cars include Roadster, Tesla Model S, and Model X. This page features the latest Tesla news and updates as well as reviews of Tesla vehicles. The news on this page is updated daily.
Elon Musk tells CBS he is under stress

Musk on Model 3: "I am definitely under stress... I need to discover how to do better"

Elon Musk is sleeping on the floor of his Tesla factory - literally. At one point Musk tried sleeping on a couch in one of the production facility conference rooms, but he told the CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King that the couch was too narrow, so he ended up sleeping on the floor.
Tesla Model Y Concept

Tesla Model Y Will Have a More Advanced Computer Than The Current Autopilot

Tesla has delivery problems with the Model 3, problems with the semi-autonomous cars and if they falter more, they will have even more issues. The quirky automotive company that gets more press than any, will start manufacturing another vehicle. According to news reports, the production of Tesla's Y model is planned to begin in November 2019 at the company's plant in Fremont, California. For now Tesla will only let you see a very dark teaser photo of the vehicle.
Tesla Model X Crash Investigation

Tesla's Response After NTSB Removed It From Model X Crash Investigation

Today the National Transportation Safety Board announced that it removed Tesla as a party to the NTSB’s investigation of the March 23 fatal crash of a 2017 Tesla Model X near Mountain View, California. Tesla responded saying it will issue a Freedom of Information Act request and says it chose to withdraw from the investigation.
Tesla Model 3 cars parked

He rented a Tesla Model 3 for a 250 mile test drive and wanted to share his experience with you

A man who made preordered his Tesla Model 3 on day one, rents one through Turo and does a 250 mile test drive to see if he wants to complete his order. Here is his review of the Tesla Model 3 in which he details his surprises and disappointments.
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Man Invests in Tesla on Model 3 Reservation Day and Will Configure It Using The Profit

One Tesla Model 3 owner has an interesting story. He wrote that he already received his Model 3 configuration invite and will be configuring his Model 3 and paying for all upgrades exclusively using profits from a $35k investment in TSLA on reservation day.
Tesla Model 3 Performance coming soon

Tesla's Record Model 3 Production Week: Registering 3000 New VINs and Performance Version

It was just yesterday we reported that Tesla registered a record batch of Model 3 VINs, but this morning Tesla went for another record by registering another batch of nearly 3,000 Model 3 VINs. This will make the first week of April 2018 a record week for Tesla's Model 3 production.
Elon Musk in Do You Trust This Computer

Elon Musk: "We Are Rapidly Headed Toward Digital Super Intelligence That Far Exceeds Any Humans"

Tesla CEO just tweeted that Chris Paine's AI movie is premiering tonight in which he has sharp warning about the AI and its future threat to humanity. Here is the video trailer of "Do You Trust This Computer" and what's in it.
Tesla Model 3 production

The Effect of Elon Sleeping In The Factory on Model 3 Production and a New Tesla Factory Drone Flyover

Tesla Model 3's production is gaining real momentum. This is something Tesla really needs and the timing is perfect considering the recent setback with Model X crash, investigation, debt issues and the release of the 1st quarter results. Let's now give credit to hundreds of Tesla workers.
Tesla model s plugged in

Plugging Tesla in Every Night vs Waiting Until Battery Gets to a Lower Level

"Does anyone know if Tesla recommends that one should plug their car in every night or wait till battery gets to a lower level. Does it matter? I charge to 80%, but sometimes only drive 40miles round trip to work daily," asks Chris Less in Tesla Model S Owners group on Facebook. Questions like this about how often to plugin and recharge your Tesla are common. Let's take a look at how Tesla owners plugin and charge their cars and what Tesla recommends.
Tesla Model 3

The 1st Tesla Model 3 Cars Appearing in China and Dubai Are Imported Second hand US Model 3s

Tesla investors are eagerly waiting to hear when Tesla will start directly to sell Model 3s in China. But with the recent tariff and trade "wars" between China and the United States selling cars with reasonable prices in China will become a more difficult task for Tesla.
GM EV without steering wheel

Uber Fatality vs Tesla Model X Fatality: The Difference and Safeguards for Self-driving Cars

Recently two major accidents shook the world of electric and self-driving cars: one involved self-driven Uber and the second involved a Tesla Model X in which autopilot was engaged.Is there a difference in these accidents? Tesla investors, in particular want to know because soon self-driving cars will be strictly regulated. Here are some details we know.
Teslaquila: Tesla Tequila

Tesla-branded Tequila Is Now Called Teslaquila and It's 100% Puro De Agave

On April Foul's day when Tesla CEO made a joke about Tesla's bankruptcy he posted a picture surrounded by bottles of a booze called Teslaquila. Apparently Teslaquila is going to be the next product of Tesla. Here is the image of Teslaquila shared by Elon on his Instagram account.
Tesla Chassis

Why Tesla Batteries Catch Fires, but Bolt and Volt Batteries Don't

Google Chevy Bolt battery fire and you will not find a single story that says Chevy Bolt had an accident and battery caught fire. Yet, there are number of Tesla cases where the battery caught fire after an accident. Why Tesla batteries catch fire while Chevy Volt and Bolt batteries don't. Or at least, in the case of Bolt and Volt the battery fires are extremely rare or unusual.

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