Tesla adds a new CCS adapter to store for US customers

Tesla added a CCS adapter to its shop for U.S. customers. The adapter offers charging speed up to 250kW and can be used at third-party charging stations. The CCS Combo 1 Adapter may not be compatible with every Tesla so Tesla owners are encouraged to double-check to make sure it is before purchasing it.   […]

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Tesla replaces Model S Plaid totaled by Service Center: an update

Tesla has officially replaced a Model S Plaid that was totaled by a Service Center employee following a wheel bearing replacement. The owner, Jeff, updated us on the situation this morning and told us Tesla did replace the car, but he is waiting for significant financial reimbursement from the automaker. Earlier this month, Teslarati reported that […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid dismantles previous EV hot lap record by nearly five seconds

A Tesla Model S Plaid driven by professional electric vehicle driver Blake Fuller recently dismantled the previous EV hot lap record at Sebring Raceway in Highlands County, Florida, which was not close. The all-electric Model S Plaid broke the record by nearly five seconds in one of the craziest time trial laps we’ve ever seen. […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid comes with an optional 3.5k lb trailer hitch in Europe

Tesla seems to be making sure that the Model S Plaid is well worth the wait for its customers in Europe. Apart from providing a rather concrete delivery estimate for Model S Plaid orders, Tesla also listed an optional trailer hitch for the flagship all-electric sedan. As could be seen in the Model S Plaid’s […]

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Tesla Model S and Model X Plaid Europe deliveries to start December 2022

A few days ago, Tesla Model S and Model X Plaid reservation holders in Europe reported that they received delivery updates from the electric vehicle maker. It was a welcome wait for many, especially considering that some customers of the flagship EVs placed their orders in early 2021.  Tesla has since updated its online configurator […]

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Tesla reservation holders report Model S Plaid delivery updates in Europe

Tesla appears to have released a subtle but notable Model S Plaid delivery update for reservation holders in Europe. As noted by a number of Model S and Model X buyers, they have started getting messages from Tesla hinting that their highly-anticipated vehicles may finally be coming.  The new Tesla Model S and Model X […]

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Tesla gives back used Model S’ range after “ransom” story attracts flak online

Tesla has seemingly backtracked on its decision to nerf the battery range of a used Model S. The vehicle lost some of its range after Tesla opted to “fix” a “configuration error” that it spotted with the all-electric sedan.  The issue was shared by longtime Tesla tinkerer Jason Hughes, who operates a business related to […]

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Tesla to pay $10.5M for 1% negligence in 2018 Model S crash

On Monday, July 19, a Fort Lauderdale federal jury released its verdict about a 2018 Tesla Model S crash, resulting in 18-year-old Barrett Riley’s death. The jury found Tesla 1% negligent for the Model S accident and ruled that the victim and his father were 99% at fault.  The six-person jury found that Barrett was […]

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Tesla owners unite in Austria for epic Black Mountain meetup

Tesla owners from eight countries took electric vehicles to new heights as they drove to the top of the highest mountain in Austria. The Großglockner or ‘black mountain’ towers 3,798 meters above the surrounding mountains. According to legends, a black crystal concentrates the energy of the mountain and is hidden somewhere inside the Glockner. Today […]

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