Tag: Tesla Model 3

Hackers Who Cracked Tesla Model 3 Security In Competition Win Electric Car And $375K

Tesla awarded a group of hackers an electric car and $375,000 after it successfully exposed the vulnerabilities of the Tesla Model 3. The hackers used a JIT bug in the renderer to penetrate the infotainment system of the vehicle.

Car Tech March 24, 2019

Tesla Is Done ‘Anti-Selling’ The Model 3 Now That Production Goals Are Met

With production difficulties in assembly line problems solved, Tesla is now promoting sales of the Model 3. Store advisors are now given a $300 commission incentive for each Performance variant sold.

Car Tech July 9, 2018

Tesla Might Let You Help Build Cars, Sort Of

Elon Musk took to Twitter to reveal that he's considering allowing car owners to build their own Tesla vehicles. The Tesla CEO is thinking about offering a factory tour where owners can help build part of the vehicle.

Car Tech June 23, 2018

Tesla Model 3 International Rollout Delayed Into Early To Mid-2019

Heads up, international Tesla fans. Model 3 orders for Asia and Europe have been delayed, so don’t expect the electric car to arrive until early or mid-2019.

Car Tech May 30, 2018

You Can Now Order The Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor All-Drive

Elon Musk finally announced the highly anticipated dual-motor, all-wheel drive, and performance versions of the Tesla Model 3. The Tesla CEO made the announcement via a series of tweets on Saturday, May 19.

Car Tech May 21, 2018

Tesla Model 3 Production Temporarily Halted In 'Planned Production Pause' - Why?

The Tesla Model 3 is already facing delays, and its production is now temporarily halted again. This is the second such shutdown in three months, but the company says it's a 'planned production pause.'

Car Tech April 17, 2018

Is Tesla In Trouble? Hundreds Of Workers Fired Amid Crucial Model 3 Production Ramp-up

Tesla has struggled with its ramp-up of Model 3 production, which makes the firing of hundreds of workers an interesting development. Is Tesla in trouble, or is this part of a plan to address the company's manufacturing problems?

Car Tech October 14, 2017

Tesla All-In On The Model 3: Seeks $1.5 Billion For Model 3 Production, Slashes Model X Price By $3,000

Tesla is going all-in on its mass-market electric vehicle, the Model 3. The company is looking to raise about $1.5 billion to ramp up Model 3 production and has reduced the price of the Model X electric SUV by $3,000.

Car Tech August 8, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Finally Arrives: Should You Bother With Elon Musk’s Minimalist, Mass Market Electric Vehicle?

After months of hype, Tesla has finally unveiled the Model 3 - its affordable electric vehicle geared for the masses. Tesla also just proved that it’s not just your average electric car company.

Car Tech July 29, 2017

First Tesla Model 3 Rolls Off The Production Line: Is It Time For You To Buy An Electric Car?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared a picture of the first production Model 3 ever built. With the mass-market electric vehicle finally hitting roads soon, is it time for customers to start thinking about purchasing an electric car?

Car Tech July 9, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Enters Production This Week, First Units To Reach Customers Later This Month

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the Model 3 is all set to enter production this Friday, two weeks ahead of schedule. The first 30 Model 3 preorder customers will get their cars later this month.

Car Tech July 3, 2017

Tesla Adjusts Electric Vehicle Price Tags: $5,000 Off For Entry-Level Model S, With More Features

Tesla has made several adjustments to the price tags of its electric vehicles, including reducing the price of the Model S 75 and Model S 75D. The company's cheapest vehicle for now, the Model S 75, costs only $69,500.

Car Tech April 18, 2017

Tesla’s Advanced Automation Group Cancels All Existing Contracts To Focus On Model 3 Production

Tesla Advanced Automation Germany steers all efforts into Model 3 production, canceling all existing contracts with other car manufacturers and outside clients in the process.

Business Tech April 14, 2017

Tesla Delivers Record 25,000 Vehicles In Q1: Ramping Up For The Model 3?

Tesla delivered over 25,000 electric vehicles in the first quarter, setting a new record for the company. Tesla is on track to meet its first-half target of delivered vehicles as it prepares to start production of the mass-market Model 3.

Car Tech April 2, 2017

Tencent Buys 5 Percent Stake In Tesla For $1.78 Billion As Chinese Electric Car Market Booms

Tencent, best known for its WeChat messaging app, purchased a 5 percent stake in Tesla for $1.78 million. The move will help Tesla expand its presence in China, where electric vehicle sales growth has been the highest for the company.

Business Tech March 29, 2017

Tesla Looks To Raise $1.15 Billion As Production Ramps Up For Model 3

Tesla is looking to raise fresh capital of up to $1.15 billion in preparation for the launch of production of the Model 3. Will the company be able to start mass production of the electric vehicle by July?

Car Tech March 16, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Prototype Image Leaks Online, Here's The First Look Of The EV In The Wild

A small clip along with a picture of the latest Model 3 EV from Tesla has leaked online. The leak of the prototype shows the upcoming EV during its test run on the SpaceX Hyperloop test track.

Car Tech March 11, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Beta Prototype Yet To Be Ready As July Production Deadline Looms

A recent Tesla filing revealed that the company is yet to produce a prototype for its Model 3 vehicle. It is being predicted that Tesla may fall short on its promise of entering mass production for Model 3 by July.

Car Tech March 4, 2017

Will The Tesla Model 3 Really Have A Solar Roof? New Panasonic Tech Makes It Possible

Tesla CEO Elon Musk previously hinted that a solar roof option could be offered for the upcoming Model 3 electric vehicle. The idea was initially met with disbelief, but new technology revealed by Panasonic could make it possible.

Car Tech March 2, 2017

Elon Musk Has A Plan To Eliminate Car Insurance, Maintenance Bills

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla is mulling the expansion of a scheme that will eliminate recurring car insurance and maintenance bills. The custom insurance will match the insurance cost to the Autopilot development.

Car Tech February 26, 2017

Elon Musk Gives A Preview Of Tesla Model 3: Production Still On Track

The Tesla Model 3 is back on track after many production delays. Elon Musk makes the wait more bearable by showing off some design sketches of the newest EV.

Car Tech February 25, 2017

Tesla Supercharger Locations In North America Will Double In 2017

Tesla has decided to increase the number of supercharger stations for its electrical vehicles in North America in 2017. Currently, Tesla has 2,636 supercharger stations across the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Car Tech February 23, 2017

Here's Why The BMW i5 Could Be The Tesla Model 3 Killer

BMW recently showed off renders of the upcoming BMW i5 fully electric vehicle, which will hit showrooms in 2021. Observers believe that its striking good looks could give the Tesla Model 3 a run for its money.

Car Tech February 23, 2017

Tesla To Start Model 3 Production By July, Plans To Open 3 More Gigafactories

Tesla released its results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2016, beating analyst expectations. The focus, however, is on the company's revealed plans for up to three more Gigafactories and Model 3 production starting in July.

Car Tech February 22, 2017

Tesla Batteries Get 35 Percent Cheaper At $124/kWh Thanks To Model 3 EV, Gigafactory

Tesla appeared to have achieved a breakthrough in the production of its battery packs. Through its Gigafactory, it is able to take advantage of the economies of scale to drive down cost.

Car Tech February 22, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Pilot Production Will Start In February

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

Elon Musk Hopes To Launch Tesla In India This Summer, But Don't Get Too Excited Yet

Tesla has long been mulling an Indian expansion and it's apparently getting closer to sealing the deal. In response to a user query, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he's hoping to launch Tesla in India as soon as this summer.

Business Tech February 8, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Won't Get 100 kWh Battery, Elon Musk Reveals

Elon Musk announced on Twitter that Tesla Model 3 won’t be coming with a 100 kWh battery. This decision was taken as the wheelbase of the upcoming car would not be able fit a battery that size.

Car Tech February 8, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Quits Trump Business Council Over Immigration Ban

In an email sent to employees, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that he already informed Donald Trump that he is stepping down from his business council. The move has been prompted by the recent immigration policy.

Business Tech February 3, 2017

Tesla Model 3: Customers Cancel Orders, Elon Musk's Association With Trump To Blame?

Customers have canceled their reservations for the Model 3 sedan from Tesla Motors, allegedly due to Elon Musk's association with President Trump.

Car Tech February 2, 2017

Tesla Motors Falls Short Of Goal To Deliver 80,000 Vehicles In 2016: Will It Be Able To Keep Up With Model 3 Demand?

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

Chevrolet Bolt EV Goes Into Production: 238-Mile Range, Price After Federal Tax Credit And Everything You Need To Know

GM announced that it is on track to deliver the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt before the year ends. The company said that production is underway and the first batch of the electric vehicles will first head to California and Oregon.

Car Tech November 6, 2016

Tesla Aims To Double The Size Of Its Fremont Factory For Model 3 Production

Tesla has submitted city planning documents for the planned expansion of its factory in Fremont, California. The expansion is a way for the electric vehicle company to accommodate its goal of shipping 500,000 cars by the end of 2018.

Car Tech October 8, 2016

GM's New Chevrolet Bolt EV To Start At $29,995 After US Federal Tax Credit

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt all-electric vehicle, which is capable of 238-mile range, will come in two variants: the base model and the Premier version. They will be available later this year.

Car Tech September 20, 2016

Tesla Model 3 Confirmed To Have Ludicrous Mode: Here's Why Everyone's Excited

Elon Musk revealed on Twitter that a Ludicrous mode is heading to the Tesla Model 3. This is the very same feature that allows Model S cars to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.8 seconds.

Car Tech May 2, 2016

Elon Musk Hints At Plans For New Electric Vehicle Even Cheaper Than The $35K Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk said in a conference that his company is planning to deliver increasingly affordable cars to the consumer sector. The CEO hinted that Tesla will roll out a Model 4, which could be even cheaper than the Model 3.

Car Tech April 27, 2016

Tesla Model 3: Here's A Closer Look At The EV Inside The Gigafactory

A new insight into the Tesla Model 3 has surfaced in the form of a video posted by Motor Trend. A closer look at the vehicle via the video reveals how the door handles work, why the vehicle nose is short, and more.

Car Tech April 26, 2016

Electric Cars Have Long Ways To Go Despite Hype For Tesla's Model 3

Overall, the sales of EVs leave a lot to be desired from the market and automakers.

FUTURE TECH April 11, 2016

Tesla's Model 3 Keeps Getting More Reservations, Crossing 300K Mark

The electric vehicle manufacturer couldn't be more thrilled.

FUTURE TECH April 7, 2016

Tesla Model 3 Preorders Hit $7.5 Billion In 24 Hours: Now Elon Musk Needs To Rethink Production Planning

The Tesla Model 3 has been unveiled, and in just 24 hours, it reached the $7.5 billion mark, indicating that the 'future of electric cars is looking bright.'

FUTURE TECH April 2, 2016

Tesla Model 3 Draws Huge Lines, Sees Impressively Strong Debut As Initial Orders Surge

Tesla Model 3, the most affordable sedan electric vehicle from Tesla Motors, was met with roaring enthusiasm at its official unveiling. Preorders skyrocketed, showing the growth potential of the automotive company.

FUTURE TECH April 2, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 Is Here: Baseline Price Tag Of $35K, 0 to 60 MPH In 6 Seconds, 215 Miles On A Single Charge

Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Model 3 with the $35,000 electric vehicle boasting a driving range of 215 miles. It might be too early to say that the Model 3 will be a hit, but it is certainly looking that way.

FUTURE TECH April 1, 2016

What To Expect From Tesla's Model 3 Reveal Tomorrow

We do know that CEO Elon Musk has already said that this sedan will drive electric vehicles into mainstream America.

FUTURE TECH March 30, 2016

Tesla Model 3 Big Reveal In Los Angeles On March 31

Tesla Motors has sent out media invitations for the March 31 event wherein the Model 3 electric vehicle is expected to be unveiled. The vehicle will be the company's first mass market car, with a price tag of $35,000 before tax incentives.

FUTURE TECH March 16, 2016

Tesla Model 3: Excitement About Affordable Tesla Sedan Builds Up Ahead Of March 31 Unveiling

The veil falls off the Tesla Model 3 on March 31. In the meantime, Tesla Motors has been cluing consumers in on what to expect from its first electric vehicle to have a mass-market appeal.

FUTURE TECH March 6, 2016

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