Tesla crash that killed three in California probed by U.S. safety agency

A Tesla crash that killed three people in California earlier this month is now being probed by a U.S. government agency. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it would open a Special Crash Investigation (SCI), probing to find out more information on what potentially caused a three fatality crash involving a 2022 Tesla […]

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Tesla to face jury in litigation over Model S crash in 2018

Tesla will face a jury in litigation over a 2018 Model S crash, resulting in the deaths of Barrett Riley and his friend, Edgar, in Florida. The trial may be set for July. On May 8, 2018, Barret Riley was driving his father’s Model S with his friend, Edgar, in the passenger seat. Riley lost […]

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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 Model S swivel display sighted in Taiwan as new owners report feature

It appears that Tesla is now rolling out some improvements to the Model S and Model X’s 17″ infotainment screens. As per reports from new vehicle owners and sightings from a Tesla Store in Taiwan, the company’s flagship vehicles now seem to have a swiveling display.  Photos of the feature were clearly visible in photos […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid gives the P100D killer a headstart in drag race, dominates anyway

Back in 2017, the drag strip was haunted by a dual-motor all-wheel-drive electric car that was capable of humbling supercars on the quarter-mile. That car was the Model S P100D with Ludicrous Mode, Tesla’s flagship sedan at the time, whose violent acceleration was enough to spawn a thousand reaction videos on YouTube.  The Model S […]

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Tesla orders after April 17 will not include Mobile Charging Connector

Following Tesla’s removal of the standard inclusion of the mobile charging connector, company representatives confirmed today any vehicle ordered after April 17 would not include the device. Over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed the automaker would no longer include a mobile charging connector with all vehicle orders. “Usage statistics were super low, so […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid spotted being benchmarked by General Motors

A Tesla Model S Plaid has been spotted being benchmarked by General Motors. This suggests that the veteran American automaker is getting pretty serious in its modern electric vehicle program.  GM’s rollout of its modern electric vehicles has been quite deliberate, with the company only selling 26 battery-electric cars in the fourth quarter of 2021. […]

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Tesla’s crazy laser windshield wipers have been published by the US Patent Office

Tesla’s idea for a crazy windshield wiper that would clear debris from a driver’s line of sight using a laser beam has been officially published by the United States Patent Office. Tesla filed the application for the patent in May 2019, and it finally was granted in late 2021. Now, the U.S. Patent Office has […]

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Tesla issues new recall for rearview image display delay in Autopilot Computer 2.5 vehicles

Tesla has issued a new recall of 947 Model 3, Model S, and Model X vehicles because certain cars equipped with Autopilot Computer 2.5 may have a delay in the rearview image display that is greater than two seconds of the start of a backing event, NHTSA documents state. The affected vehicle population is less […]

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