Tesla owner tests Autopilot’s reaction to unique driving scenarios

Tesla owner-enthusiast Erik Strait, otherwise known as DÆrik on YouTube, recently conducted a brief test on how Tesla’s Autopilot system reacts to a number of driver misuse. Strait’s tests involved actions such as unbuckling the seatbelt while Enhanced Autopilot is engaged, taking the pressure off the driver’s seat while the vehicle is moving, as well […]

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Tesla Autopilot ‘Full Self Driving’ features with “Max Max” mode, teased by Musk

Elon Musk recently provided a rare glimpse of what appears to be some Full Self-Driving features being tested in Autopilot’s developer version, including a lane change aggressiveness setting that goes all the way up to “Mad Max” mode. Musk’s shared image came as a response to a photo that jokingly placed the Tesla Semi in […]

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Tesla to offer ‘Premium Connectivity’ internet package starting July 1

Tesla will be introducing new cellular connectivity packages for the Model S, Model X, and Model 3 starting July 1. According to the California-based electric car maker, Tesla owners who order their vehicles from July 1 moving forward will have the option to select between a “Premium Connectivity” package and a “Standard Connectivity” package. The […]

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Tesla will introduce setting to lower Autopilot alerts for Model S, Model X

In a recent update on Twitter, Elon Musk stated that Tesla would introduce a feature that would allow Model S and Model X drivers to lower the Autopilot alerts displayed in the electric cars’ instrument cluster. Musk’s update came as a response to complaints from several Tesla owners on Twitter about the placement of the […]

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Tesla patent hints at possible Model S, X refresh with new HVAC system

Details coming out of a new international patent application filed by Tesla reveals an infotainment-controlled HVAC system that could be intended for an upcoming Model S and Model X refresh. A similar HVAC control system has already been rolled out by Tesla in its compact electric sedan, the Model 3. The Model 3 uses two […]

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Tesla’s latest Autopilot update improves vehicle detection in adjacent lanes

Tesla has begun rolling out a new iteration of Autopilot, which includes improvements to the electric cars’ vehicle detection capabilities and a more assertive Autopilot “nag”.   Recent comparison videos posted about the latest Autopilot update show that Autopilot-equipped Model S, Model X and Model 3 with the newest software update now display far more vehicles on […]

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Custom car builder launches Tesla Model S Shooting Brake wagon in UK market

Dutch coachbuilder RemetzCar took the wraps off its version of the Tesla Model S Shooting Brake on Tuesday, unveiling a stunning gold-green, modified all-electric wagon in London. The design of the custom-built Tesla came from the studio of 33-year-old car designer Niels van Roij, who led the team that worked on converting the Model S […]

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Tesla shares hit three-month high as Wall St firm ups Model 3 delivery estimates

Tesla shares (NASDAQ:TSLA) are approaching a 3-month high amidst new, optimistic expectations from a Wall Street firm about the Model 3’s delivery figures for Q2 2018. After Tuesday’s opening bell, Tesla stock was trading up $2.52% at $340.18 per share, the first time the company’s shares have hit the ~$340 range since March 13, 2018.  […]

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Tesla approved body shop highlights Model 3 repair in time-lapse video

Tesla-certified body shop, Autocraft Bodywerks based out of Austin, TX, has showcased just how much work goes into repairing and restoring a damaged Tesla Model 3 in a time-lapse video posted to YouTube. As could be seen in the video, workers of the body shop spent several days replacing Model 3’s rear-quarter body panel that […]

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Tesla Model 3, S & X to get “more advanced” Summon features, says Musk

Elon Musk recently stated that more advanced Summon capabilities will be rolled out for Model S and Model X with HW2 Autopilot, as well as all Model 3 cars. Musk’s updates came as a response to a question from Tesla enthusiast and Ride the Lightning podcast host Ryan McCaffrey, who inquired about updates on the […]

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