Tesla Model S with Yoke Steering wheel hits the public streets: First look

A Tesla Model S with a Yoke Steering wheel has been caught in the wild, giving the public a first look at Tesla’s futuristic stalkless steering column. A Deep Blue Metallic Model S with a refreshed interior, including the wraparound wood door trim, revised instrument cluster display and horizontal center touchscreen, and Tesla’s highly-anticipated Yoke […]

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Tesla Model S “Refresh” spotted with Plaid-style widebody and new wheels near HQ

A Tesla Model S “Refresh” with widebody, an updated rear diffuser, and new wheels were spotted near the company’s Silicon Valley-based headquarters on New Year’s Day. Photos of a blue Model S with chrome-deleted trim and a visibly-wider stance could provide further validation that Tesla’s flagship sedan is on course for its long-awaited design refresh […]

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Tesla owner tricks out Model X to set incredible 10-sec 1/4 mile record

A Tesla Model X Performance with Cheetah Mode’s increased power update has set an incredible 10-second quarter-mile record, once again establishing itself as the quickest production SUV in the world. Hitting the drag strip at Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida, a unique chrome-wrapped Model X eclipsed the 1/4 mile in a blistering 10.9121 seconds. […]

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Tesla’s Elon Musk, Obama, Kanye West hacked on Twitter in coordinated crypto scam attack

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and other high-profile Twitter accounts got hacked on Wednesday afternoon as part of a coordinated cryptocurrency scam targeting major crypto exchanges and personalities. “I’m feeling generous because of Covid-19. I’ll double any BTC payment sent to my BTC address in the next hour. Good luck, and stay safe out […]

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Alameda County: Tesla can officially reopen its Fremont factory under new conditions

It appears that Tesla’s struggles and the resulting drama surrounding its Fremont factory’s reopening are coming to an end. In an emergency press release on Tuesday evening, Alameda County stated that it had reviewed Tesla’s safety plan for its employees, and the company will likely be allowed to continue its normal operations next week. “We […]

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Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla away from California amid ongoing lockdown dispute

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday to announce that the company will be moving its California-based headquarters to Texas or Nevada, and file a lawsuit against Alameda County. The revelation comes on the heels of new guidance from California Governor Gavin Newsom to reopen lower risk businesses, including those in manufacturing, with […]

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Tesla Autopilot stopped at a red traffic light and stop sign on its own

A new video showing a Tesla Model 3 being able to stop at a red traffic light automatically is a good indication that the next-iteration of Autopilot software with “feature complete” Full Self-Driving could be well on its way. Tesla’s optional Full Self-Driving Capability (FSD) has promised the ability to automatically “recognize and respond to […]

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Tesla rolls out “Express” and “Direct Drop” vehicle delivery option to adjust to changing times

Tesla has expanded its vehicle delivery options to adjust to the ever-changing conditions due to the coronavirus outbreak. Customers looking to take delivery of a Tesla can choose between an “Express,” “Direct Drop,” or “Tesla Direct” method. The company first rolled out its Tesla Direct program last summer as a means to deliver vehicles to […]

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Tesla Model Y owner discovers new Heat Pump after frunk “teardown”

Tesla Model Y saw the introduction of a new heat pump that’s designed to be more energy-efficient and provides a more reliable range in cold weather conditions. Until now, the Model Y heat pump was only seen in the vehicle’s Owner’s Manual, however, we now have a first look at the actual mechanism inside the […]

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Tesla Semi spotted on journey home after winter performance testing

A Tesla Semi prototype was spotted in transport, presumably, after having completed several weeks of winter testing near its cold-weather testing facility outside of Delta Junction, Alaska. Various sightings of the Tesla Semi from over the weekend suggest that the all-electric semi-truck was making its way down the western seaboard of the United States from […]

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