Tesla’s entire existing vehicle lineup makes it to US’ EV Top 10 rankings

Electric vehicles are gaining ground in the United States despite the ongoing semiconductor shortage. Data from financial firm Experian indicates that EV registrations rose 60% in the United States in the first quarter of 2022.  During Q1 2022, EV registrations hit 158,689 units, taking a record 4.6% of the overall light vehicle market. This was despite total […]

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Tesla China “recalls” 107k Model 3 and Model Y over infotainment system issue

Tesla China has initiated a “recall” for over 107,000 vehicles that were produced in Gigafactory Shanghai. The recall is being done to address an issue with the affected vehicles’ infotainment systems.  Vehicles affected by the recall include 107,293 Model 3 sedans and Model Y crossovers that were produced in Giga Shanghai from October 19, 2021, […]

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Tesla might stop taking orders if delivery times get too long

Tesla might stop taking custom vehicle orders once delivery times get too long. In an interview with Financial Times (FT), the host asked Elon Musk if his actions with Twitter could potentially lead to a “commercial impact” on Tesla. Musk highlighted that Tesla’s demand remains strong, and the company is focusing on production to meet demand. “I’m […]

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Tesla owner in China admits to fabricating brake failure story, issues apology

A Tesla owner in China who purchased one of the company’s vehicles and claimed it had faulty brakes admitted the story was fabricated today in an issued apology on a Chinese social media network. Tesla fended off many instances of misinformation campaigns in China over the past two years, many of which were owners stating […]

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EV subscription company Autonomy expands California operations to Central Coast region

Autonomy, the electric vehicle subscription company known for its Tesla Model 3 rental fleet, has announced it has expanded its operations to the Central Coast region of California. Autonomy said it will add Santa Barbara County, Ventura County, and San Luis Obispo County to its available areas where people can “subscribe” to their business model […]

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Tesla plans to double Giga Shanghai output, making it ‘world’s largest vehicle export hub’

Tesla is planning to double Gigafactory Shanghai’s production capacity by adding a new building that could supplement the Chinese factory with 450,000 additional vehicle builds every year. A letter from Tesla, which provided details regarding the automaker’s process of reopening the factory following a three-week closure due to a COVID-19 outbreak, detailed the plans. Tesla […]

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Ultra Runner, inspired by Tesla, successfully outlasts Model 3 in 242-mile endurance race

For a long time, Teslas have been the standard of electric vehicles, especially in range measurements. It was only until last year that Lucid Group was finally able to derail Tesla as the company with the longest-range EV on the market, and while cars vs. cars is a fair and even way to test endurance, […]

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Tesla’s Track Mode “recall” for the Model 3 Performance extends to the US

Following an announcement from China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a recall for over 48,000 Tesla Model 3 Performance in the United States. The recall aims to fix an issue with the high-performance vehicles’ speedometer when Track Mode is engaged.  As per the NHTSA’s Safety Recall […]

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Tesla China to fix Model 3 Performance Track Mode issue through OTA update

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has announced that Tesla will recall over 14,000 Tesla Model 3 Performance units over a fault in the vehicles’ speed units when Track Mode is engaged. The issue would be addressed through a free over-the-air (OTA) update.  According to the SAMR’s announcement, the recall would involve a total […]

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