Tesla Model Y takes the ultimate off-road challenge…and wins

The Tesla Model Y crossover is a marvel of electric automotive engineering. While its compact SUV design has been geared by other automakers toward grocery-getting and hauling the family around, Tesla took a much different approach with their car. Not only would the versatility of the body design offer plenty of everyday usage for parents, […]

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Lucid’s Tri-Motor retakes Tesla’s Plaid record at Laguna Seca

Lucid’s Tri-Motor configuration for its first vehicle, the Air, has set the track record at the historic Laguna Seca Raceway in Southern California. The Air reclaimed the record from the Plaid Mode Model S, which set the track record in September 2019 after completing the 2.238-mile circuit in 1:36.555 seconds. A video from The Kilowatts […]

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Tesla Supercharger gets exploited by other EV drivers

Tesla Superchargers were used to charge non-Tesla vehicles in Europe in a loophole used by European EV owners. The charging was used on a variety of European electric cars at Tesla V3 Superchargers, which use the standard CCS connection. The electric cars were able to charge for free as well, pointing toward the fact that […]

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Tesla owner graffitis own car for bizarre ‘Unicorn’ wrap

Tesla owners are known for their stylish, and sometimes flashy, custom car wraps. The flexibility and image potential the technique offers is near limitless. Is it any wonder, then, that the popular unicorn-theme trend would find its way onto one of the company’s all-electric vehicles? In a recent display of Tesla fun brought inside out, […]

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Tesla Full Self-Driving gives epileptic student hope for normalcy

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving and Autopilot capabilities aim to create a safer driving environment for everyone on the road. But for one college student, the option to have the functionality has given hope that traveling at her leisure could be possible one day, as her epilepsy has prohibited her from ever obtaining a driver’s license. Lauren, […]

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Tesla Model 3 avoids nasty crash by a hair’s breadth thanks to its instant power

There are advantages to having a vehicle with instant acceleration. Stop lights become more fun, and occasionally, it’s equally to surprise some high-performance gas cars with a sudden sprint. At times, though, this instant acceleration becomes a safety feature, as recently proven by Tesla owner Daniel Spalding, who avoided a potentially nasty crash by a […]

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Tesla Autopilot labeled ‘misleading’ in uneducated Model Y review

Tesla Autopilot and Full Self-Driving capabilities are among the most complex and innovative driver assistance functions available in the automotive community today. The functionality is one of the most intricate and detailed attempts at developing a semi-autonomous driving program, and its constant improvement comes from Tesla’s development of the Neural Network. Tesla’s Autopilot and FSD […]

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Tesla Model 3 police cruiser gives look at electric patrolling in ride-along video

A Tesla Model 3 has been patrolling the streets of Westport, Connecticut, since January 2020. However, an inside look at how effective the Model 3’s performance is for the law enforcement agency has never been given. That is until Westport Police Department Chief Foti Koskinas gave two members of the Now You Know YouTube channel a […]

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Tesla vandal faces charges after knifing brand new Model Y in parking lot

The owner of a brand new white Tesla Model Y is thanking Sentry Mode for helping the police apprehend a vandal who aggressively knifed the all-electric crossover while it was parked. The video, which clearly recorded the vandal’s actions from beginning to end, was utilized by the police and other parties to determine and locate […]

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Tesla critic of “Change My Mind” fame reverses stance, buys a Model S

Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk are no strangers to critics, and in the past, YouTube personality Steven Crowder of the “Change My Mind” series fame has counted himself among them. However, a search for the best Autopilot functionality to help his wife’s recent health issues led the conservative comedian to reconsider the merits of […]

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