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Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y

In this section of Torque News you will find Tesla Model Y news and reports.

By Timothy Boyer on February 16, 2024 - 9:41AM
Should you replace your worn tires with the same original equipment (OE) tires that came with your car when new? Not always, warns this tire expert. Especially when it comes to expected tire life and performance.
By John Goreham on February 13, 2024 - 4:35PM
We compare and contrast the prices of two important green vehicle manufacturers. One who is resorting to drastic price cuts and one who is enjoying higher average prices.
By Jeremy Johnson on February 10, 2024 - 11:00AM
There's some project art of the new Juniper Model Y and what it will look like, and there are some big differences.
By John Goreham on February 8, 2024 - 9:59AM
We track Tesla’s prices for one specific model during the American market vehicle shortage to see if Tesla took advantage of buyers during the period by dramatically raising prices. Here is what the data says.
By Timothy Boyer on February 6, 2024 - 9:49AM
According to Consumer Reports analysts, these domestic models are the highest scoring for shoppers looking for new vehicles from traditional U.S. brands.
By Marc Stern on February 3, 2024 - 10:32PM
The electric automaker has a problem with the size of its safety display technology and has recalled more than 2 million vehicles to fix the problem which it will do with an over-the-air software fix. There is also a reported problem with Tesla steering t
By John Goreham on January 29, 2024 - 9:37AM
A new study conducted by the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at Arizona State University and highlighted by PBS NewsHour offers a sobering look at just how disruptive lithium mining for EV batteries will be. 
By Tinsae Aregay on January 27, 2024 - 8:46AM
A new video captures the moment three Tesla vehicles, a Model S, a Model 3, and a Model X, pile up together on the highway. The violent crash reveals what happens when the safest vehicles in the world collide.
By Timothy Boyer on January 26, 2024 - 4:06PM
Here is an informative explanation of what you should be doing to ensure your EV battery life remains optimal, and why this expert says it really does not matter…but it actually does.
By John Goreham on January 25, 2024 - 9:22AM
Tesla has joined the chorus of voices trying hard to explain that the “EV segment” is not as rosy as EVangelists pretend it to be.
By Tinsae Aregay on January 24, 2024 - 1:28PM
In response to a video showing the recently released FSD v12 doing intricate maneuvers around fallen-down traffic cones, Elon Musk has announced, “FSD version 12 is a breakthrough.” FSD v12 also finally knows how to park at the end of a trip.
By John Goreham on January 22, 2024 - 3:44PM
Public electric vehicle charging is a challenge with a very simple solution. If America wants to solve the problem of overcrowded and often broken chargers, here is the no-cost solution we can implement today.
By Timothy Boyer on January 20, 2024 - 11:40AM
One popular mechanic has this to say about what looks like a good deal on a used Tesla.
By Jeremy Johnson on January 19, 2024 - 6:11PM
A woman was seen recently cooking food in her Tesla with white seats. Is this a genius idea or a stain waiting to happen?
By Jeremy Johnson on January 17, 2024 - 8:37PM
Tesla slashed prices in Europe for the Model Y recently, by almost $5,500. Did Tesla do this because of demand, or because of upcoming changes to the Model Y for Project Juniper?
By John Goreham on January 17, 2024 - 5:14PM
EV makers have been dropping prices and adding cash-on-the-dash incentives to move them off lots. Now, the international markets are starting to see the effects of slowing EV demand.
By Jeremy Johnson on January 16, 2024 - 7:56PM
A Tesla Model Y owner built his own solar array, and it adds up to 60 miles of range in the sun.
By Jeremy Johnson on January 13, 2024 - 11:12AM
The Tesla deal of this week is a staggering low cost new Model Y Long Range marked down by $5,000 for just $38,230 after the U.S. EV tax credit. It's the cheapest Model Y Long Range available in the U.S.
By Jeremy Johnson on January 12, 2024 - 11:05AM
It was just announced that Tesla is finally applying the $7,500 EV tax credit at point of sale for Tesla vehicles that qualify.
By Peter Neilson on January 5, 2024 - 7:38PM
Discover why the new Prius is pricier: Unraveling market dynamics, consumer views, and Toyota's strategic shift in our latest in-depth analysis.
By Jeremy Johnson on January 3, 2024 - 8:30AM
Multiple people are stating that they are not yet getting the point of sale EV tax credit this year. Who is dropping the ball here, and how long is it going to take?
By Peter Neilson on January 2, 2024 - 8:38PM
Unveiling the untold story of EV battery replacement costs, environmental toll, and the uncertain future of used batteries. A deep dive into the world of EVs.
By Jeremy Johnson on January 1, 2024 - 2:20PM
You can get an instant $7,500 tax credit on these Tesla vehicles in 2024. However, there are two vehicles that don't get this rebate.
By Armen Hareyan on December 30, 2023 - 10:29PM
Today I saw an interesting comment under one of our Torque News articles about the used EVs and PHEVs, in which he says he recently traded in his 3-year old 55,000 mile Model Y but feels the new owner will be disappointed with the range degradation.
By Jeremy Johnson on December 30, 2023 - 7:09PM
The Tesla Model Y is an incredible vehicle and is the bestseller in the world this year. It will also be the bestseller in the world for years to come. It will take the Tesla compact car to dethrone it.
By Jeremy Johnson on December 29, 2023 - 1:55PM
What does it cost to charge your Tesla Model Y? Here's what it costs to charge at home, at a Supercharger, and at a shopping center.
By Jeremy Johnson on December 29, 2023 - 1:29AM
The trunk in a Tesla Model Y fits 9 suitcases. That's a staggering amount of space, and if you use the frunk, you can fit 10 suitcases.
By Jeremy Johnson on December 28, 2023 - 6:31PM
A Tesla Model Y owner says he saw smoke coming from his Tesla Model Y while charging at a Tesla Supercharger. Here's what it actually was.
By Armen Hareyan on December 28, 2023 - 3:46PM
Tesla Model Y Juniper is as cool as the refreshed Model 3, says one person, claiming to be a Fremont Tesla salesman, but he adds that Tesla customers don't get to choose the battery.
By Armen Hareyan on December 28, 2023 - 9:35AM
Tesla is reportedly preparing to launch a refreshed Model Y from Giga Shanghai in China as soon as mid-2024. This is earlier than the previously expected timeframe of late 2024.