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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Elon Musk fends off a shareholder challenge and answers his critics at Tesla meeting


As expected, a shareholder proposal to remove Elon Musk as Chairman was voted down at the company’s recent shareholders’ meeting, as was an attempt to get rid of three board members that some see as not sufficiently independent. Elon himself made a lengthy speech in which he addressed many of the current criticisms of the… Read more »

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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Elon Musk’s post as Tesla’s chairman is on the line at 2018 shareholders meeting

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is set to hold its 2018 Annual Shareholders Meeting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA on Tuesday. During the event, which is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. PST, shareholders are expected to hold a vote on a number of executive decisions that can affect the course of the company, […]

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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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