The Tesla Model S has been scored by the IIHS and the company is not pleased with the results. The Model S fell short of the earning the industry's highest safety award thanks to the performance in a key test.
Car Tech July 7, 2017
Tesla is gearing up for its Model 3 production by Feb. 20. While drawing in more investors, the company plans to produce 500,000 vehicles annually by 2018.
Car Tech February 9, 2017
Tesla Motors has changed its name to Tesla Inc., showing that electric cars are not the only focus of the company. Tesla Inc. is transitioning into a clean energy company that can provide customers with solutions throughout their homes.
Business Tech February 2, 2017
Tesla is suing its former head of Autopilot for stealing company secrets and poaching other employees. Sterling Anderson, together with partner Christopher Urmson, is facing a lawsuit from the electric car company.
Car Tech January 29, 2017
The Tesla Model S reminds Faraday Future which electric vehicle really has the fastest acceleration. The Model S, with the Ludicrous+ mode as an Easter Egg, snatches the title back from FF91.
Car Tech January 22, 2017
Tesla boosts the battery range of the Model S to 335 miles and the Model X to 295 miles. The range bump has allowed Tesla to widen its lead in the electric vehicle industry.
Car Tech January 22, 2017
A lengthy report by Business Insider revealed that Faraday Future is 'in shambles,' according to eight unnamed sources. The electric car company, once hyped as a legitimate challenger to Tesla Motors, is possibly facing insurmountable challenges.
Car Tech January 19, 2017
While Elon Musk and Tesla are moving forward and innovating electric vehicles, Tesla's arch rival Faraday Future unveiled the FF91 at CES 2017. From the looks of it, the FF91 seems to be a worthy opponent of the Model X.
Car Tech January 8, 2017
The $5 billion Gigafactory is now online as Tesla Motors has initiated the mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at the facility. The move was made despite the fact that less than 30 percent of the Gigafactory's structure is completed.
Business Tech January 4, 2017
Tesla Motors delivered 76,230 electric vehicles in 2016, falling short of its target of 80,000 units. Will the company be able to keep up with the demand for the Model 3, which has already been reserved by over 400,000 customers?
Car Tech January 4, 2017
Tesla Motors has started rolling out the 8.1 software update, which includes upgrades to the controversial Autopilot feature, to about 1,000 HW2-era electric vehicles. When will owners of older models receive the update?
Car Tech January 2, 2017
Tesla Motors added two easter eggs to its electric vehicles. The first one launches a holiday lights and music show on the Model X, while the second one transforms the Model X or Model S into a spacecraft to Mars.
Car Tech December 24, 2016
Consumer Reports said that the Model X electric SUV of Tesla Motors is "fast and flawed", with several criticisms against the vehicle. This comes after the magazine gave the Tesla Model S P85D a better-than-perfect score last year.
Car Tech November 27, 2016
Tesla Motors reported a net income of $21.9 million for the third quarter, marking the first profitable quarter for the company since early 2013. It is also on track to meet its target of 80,000 electric vehicles produced this year.
Business Tech October 27, 2016
The 'unexpected' product that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said he would announce turned out to be exactly just that. Despite the controversy surrounding the company's Autopilot, all its vehicles will now come with the necessary hardware for full self-driving.
Car Tech October 20, 2016
Tesla has been under fire lately since the fatal car accident in autopilot mode. This incident sparked debates worldwide and caused organizations to question the autopilot mode's safety in various conditions.
Car Tech October 18, 2016
Tesla Motors has revealed a possible collaboration with Panasonic on the production of solar panels at SolarCity's Gigafactory. The agreement could showcase what the combined Tesla Motors and SolarCity is capable of.
Business Tech October 17, 2016
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk pushed back the announcement of an "unexpected" product to Wednesday, Oct. 19. Musk tweeted that there was a need for "a few more days of refinement."
Car Tech October 17, 2016
The company that will bring Henrik Fisker back into the electric car industry will use a new kind of battery to power its vehicles. Fisker also said that there are plans to release consumer-friendly electric vehicles.
Car Tech October 17, 2016
Germany warned Tesla Motors electric car owners in the country on the usage of the controversial Autopilot feature. Even when activated, drivers should keep their attention on the road at all times.
Car Tech October 15, 2016
Maserati engineering chief Roberto Fedeli believes that the luxury automaker can unveil an electric vehicle by 2019. Fedeli then went on to fire shots against Tesla Motors and its current products.
Car Tech October 8, 2016
Famed automotive designer Henrik Fisker will be making his return to the luxury electric car scene with a new company launching next year. Fisker's previous venture in the industry fell to bankruptcy in 2013.
Car Tech October 5, 2016
Tesla has recorded a 70 percent increase in electric vehicle deliveries, ballooning up to 24,500 in Q3 from last quarter's 18,345. This brings the company a step closer to its goal of delivering 50,000 vehicles at the second half of 2016.
Business Tech October 3, 2016
Tesla Motors has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan that claims to declare the 'anti-Tesla' law of 2014 as unconstitutional. If the company succeeds, there will be a significant impact not just in the state but across the United States.
Car Tech September 23, 2016
Owners of Tesla Motors electric vehicles in Norway have filed a lawsuit against the company. According to the drivers, the Insane Mode of the Model S P85D is not fast enough.
Car Tech September 23, 2016
Tesla Energy, the energy solutions arm of Tesla Motors, has been tapped to build the world's biggest lithium-ion battery storage project. The Powerpacks will help in supplying power to Los Angeles.
Business Tech September 17, 2016
Mobileye said in June that it will not be extending its partnership with Tesla Motors. In an interview with Reuters, Mobileye chairman and CTO Amnon Shashua revealed the reason for this decision.
Car Tech September 15, 2016
The EPA has rated the upcoming all-electric Chevrolet Bolt with a range of 238 miles, beating the expected 215-mile range of the Tesla Model 3. The Bolt will also be launched about a year earlier than the Model 3.
Car Tech September 13, 2016
Tesla Motors will soon release improvements to its controversial Autopilot self-driving technology. The most significant change is that the system will shift to using radar instead of cameras as its primary sensor.
Car Tech September 12, 2016
Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is looking to launch at least six and at most nine models of electric cars. The first vehicle is expected to be on display at the Paris Motor Show.
Car Tech September 4, 2016
Tesla Motors is planning to raise additional money within the year through an equity offering or a debt offering. A severe financial crush is coming for the company, with added urgency due to the pending $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity.
Business Tech September 1, 2016
The Tesla Model S and Model X are now available with new 100 kWh batteries, allowing them to have a better range on a single charge and more speed.
Car Tech August 24, 2016
Tesla Motors launched a two-year lease program for the Model S and Model X with adjusted payment terms compared with the company's three-year lease offering. Interested customers will have to send in their orders soon to beat the deadline.
Car Tech August 22, 2016
Tesla Motors has received approval from European regulators for P100D versions of the Model S and Model X. This will see the batteries of the electric vehicles improved to 100 kWh for a single-charge range of 381 miles.
Car Tech August 15, 2016
Tesla China recently revamped its website, and some of the key words were changed. The company replaced the terms 'Autopilot' and 'self-driving' with more reality-based variants, following a Model S crash.
Car Tech August 15, 2016
The Autopilot feature of Tesla Motors has been under fire recently after a fatal accident that claimed the life of Model S driver Joshua Brown. However, a recent incident helps prove that the feature can also help in saving lives.
Car Tech August 7, 2016
Tesla Motors widened its loss in the second quarter to $293.2 million, equivalent to a loss of $2.09 per share. The company's visionary CEO and founder Elon Musk, however, remains unfazed, as Tesla Motors looks forward to the second half.
Car Tech August 4, 2016
Tesla finally reached an agreement with SolarCity, which it will purchase for $2.6 billion. The arrangement still needs to go through a few hoops, but the stock market is optimistic about the future of the companies.
Business Tech August 1, 2016
Tesla Motors and Mobileye are ending their partnership, as a result of the fatal car crash of a Model S vehicle while Autopilot was enabled. With the move, will Tesla begin making the technology that it sourced from Mobileye in-house?
Car Tech July 27, 2016
Tesla Motors is looking to complete the construction of its $5 billion Gigafactory years before the expected date. The rush is due to the expected high demand for the $35,000 Model 3 electric vehicle, which will roll out next year.
Car Tech July 26, 2016
Tesla and SolarCity might soon team up to provide customers with a 'one-stop shop' for a solar installation for a home battery pack. Details were not announced, as the negotiations are still ongoing.
Business Tech July 25, 2016
Elon Musk recently made some interesting announcements about Tesla Motors’ upcoming plans. The carmaker wants to build EV heavy-duty trucks, public transportation buses and its own car fleet to enter the car-sharing segment.
Car Tech July 21, 2016
Germany is planning new legislation that will require vehicles with self-driving capabilities to have black boxes installed. The black boxes will help in determining whether the driver or the vehicle is responsible in case of any accidents.
Car Tech July 19, 2016
The Autopilot mode of Tesla Motors has been drawing criticism lately because of the number of incidents involving the self-driving car feature. According to CEO Elon Musk, Tesla Motors will improve the system by making improvements to its radar.
Car Tech July 18, 2016
Tesla dug its heels and defended the Autopilot feature, despite the NHTSA’s investigations. The company assures that the autonomous driving feature comes with plan warnings about its limitations, but a customer education campaign could be in tow.
Car Tech July 13, 2016
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