Tesla owner “torture tests” Model X Raven’s new thermal endurance update

A Tesla Model X Performance “Raven” was put to a 1/4-mile torture test in an attempt to gauge the performance of the vehicle’s thermal management system and its consistency when operating in Ludicrous Mode. Brian Jenkins of i1Tesla set out to test the impact of Tesla’s Ludicrous acceleration when operating with the new “Cheetah Stance” […]

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Tesla’s fuel savings estimate for its vehicles are actually nerfed for most US states

Tesla’s online configurator for its electric cars primarily shows a price that’s adjusted for incentives and estimated fuel savings. These savings vary depending on the vehicle being ordered, with the company listing estimated gas savings of $4,300 for the Model 3 and Model Y, $5,300 for the Model X, and $5,500 for the Model S. […]

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Tesla Fremont factory in focus as CA prepares for ‘Stage 2’ COVID-19 response

Tesla’s Fremont factory, which is responsible for the manufacturing of the Model S, Model X, Model 3, and Model Y, may be able to resume some of its operations earlier than expected. This comes amidst the California government’s initiative to move to a “Stage 2” COVID-19 response, which includes the gradual opening of some lower-risk […]

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Tesla is getting paid record amounts thanks to legacy auto’s failure to adopt EVs

Against all odds, Tesla managed to turn a profitable first quarter this year. Several factors came into play to accomplish this feat. The company was able to optimize its operations and vehicle production costs, Tesla Energy continued to ramp, and the Model Y proved profitable from the get-go. Apart from this, Tesla’s financials were also […]

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Tesla Autopilot records safest quarter to date in new Safety Report

Tesla has officially released its quarterly safety report, and they are quite encouraging, with Autopilot formally recording its safest quarter yet in company history. Tesla Autopilot has undergone significant improvements since Q4 2019, as the company aimed to release new features to its fleet of vehicles. Most recently, Tesla rolled out a wide US release […]

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LIVE BLOG: Tesla (TSLA) Q1 2020 earnings call updates

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) first-quarter earnings call comes on the heels of a surprisingly powerful quarter that saw the electric car maker posting $5.985 billion in revenue and an earnings per share of $1.24, beating Wall Street’s estimates. As revealed in the company’s Q1 2020 Update Letter, Tesla currently sits on $8.1 billion in cash, which should […]

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Tesla owners are falling in love with driving, and they have the miles to prove it

A recent analysis from a UK-based firm has determined that Tesla owners love to drive their vehicles, so much so that they actually rack up the most miles per year among specific car brands. This is a notable observation, and one that bodes well for the personal transportation industry as a whole. Before the ongoing […]

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Tesla owners make young EV fan’s birthday extra special despite ongoing pandemic

Tesla Model 3 owner Rick Delashmit’s 14-year-old son was looking forward to his upcoming 15th birthday. Being an avid Tesla fan, his 15th would mark the day when he could start taking driver’s education classes. It would also be the day when he experiences the family’s Model 3 from the driver’s seat. Unfortunately for Delashmit’s […]

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Tesla’s Salvaged Vehicles: The Red-Headed Stepchild

Tesla’s salvaged vehicles make for an excellent project for rebuilders, or a chance to have an industry-leading electric car for a discounted price. Some members of the community have even made the act of rebuilding wrecked or damaged Teslas a career, like Rich Rebuilds, who runs a prominent YouTube channel. However, Tesla stopped allowing Supercharging […]

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Tesla begins wide release of Autopilot Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control

Tesla has begun the wide release of Software Update 2020.12.6 within the United States, which includes the highly-anticipated Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control for Autopilot. The update is available for Tesla owners under the latest hardware 3 that have also purchased the Full Self-Driving suite. The new update will enable vehicles to automatically react […]

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