Tesla to bring back Autopilot free trials as Musk teases on-ramp/off-ramp capabilities

Elon Musk teased several Autopilot developments during the recently-held 2018 Annual Shareholders Meeting. During his discussions, Musk revealed that soon, Tesla would be offering free trials of the intelligent driver-assist feature to customers who have not purchased Autopilot. Musk also stated that an upcoming Autopilot update would correspond to a “significant improvement” in the system. […]

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Tesla will produce Model 3 in $35k base trim beginning Q1 2019

During Tesla’s recently-held 2018 Annual Shareholders Meeting, Elon Musk provided an estimate as to when the $35,000 base trim Model 3 would begin production. According to Musk, Tesla would start manufacturing the standard range, RWD variant of the compact electric car in Q1 2019. The update to the base trim Model 3 came as a […]

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Tesla owner demos Autopilot’s lane-changing behavior when a vehicle is detected

A Tesla Model 3 owner recently tested how Autopilot’s Auto Lane Change abilities would react on a road where other vehicles are present. Driving in highway speed, the Model 3 owner was pleasantly surprised to find out that the compact electric car was smart and sensitive enough to ensure that the vehicle only changed lanes […]

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Tesla Gigafactory 1 expands with massive new lot as site activity increases

Aerial photographs obtained by Teslarati have revealed that Tesla’s expansive new parking lot in Gigafactory 1 is practically complete. As seen in the latest images, which we obtained on June 1, Tesla is done overlaying its new lot with asphalt, and numerous electric posts now stand in the area. Tesla started moving the land north […]

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Tesla will designate Model 3 Performance as first test drive cars

Tesla will use the Model 3 Performance as its test drive cars for individuals interested in the compact electric car. In a recent announcement on Twitter, Elon Musk stated that Tesla is aiming to start test drives in the Model 3 Performance within 4-6 weeks. Elon Musk’s update on Tesla’s test drive cars for the […]

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Tesla Model 3 found profitable

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German engineers “dissected” the Tesla Model 3 and its battery and found that costs for materials and suppliers come down to no more than 18,000 dollars. They also analysed the battery chemistry in detail, coming to exact and similar results, thus concluding Tesla could be making real money from the Model 3. The analysis was […]

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Tesla will profit from Model 3, claims German teardown company after analysis

A German teardown company has stated that Tesla could make a profit with the Model 3. Speaking with German news agency WirtschaftsWoche, an engineer from the teardown firm stated that after analyzing and studying the vehicle, they concluded that the materials used in the Model 3 only cost around $18,000 per vehicle. Topped with an […]

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Consumer Reports embraces Model 3 after braking update

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Tesla has sent an over the air update for the Model 3 that has improved the electric car’s braking performance considerably. Enough in fact for Consumer Reports to change their mind so that they now recommend the Model 3. The Model 3 is thus no exception from the Tesla electric cars anymore that usually got […]

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Tesla Model 3 blind spot notification and dashcam feature, teased by Elon Musk

Elon Musk has announced a set of upcoming features for the Model 3, including app-based temperature controls for the rear seats, blind spot notification, advanced voice commands, and the highly-anticipated dashcam feature. Musk’s latest announcement came as a response to a Model 3 owner who goes by the handle @MacTechGenius on Twitter. According to the […]

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