Tesla Model 3, Model Y grab two of top three global EV sales spots

The Tesla Model 3 and Model Y grabbed second and third place in the global EV sales figures for January, establishing their place as a couple of the most successful electric cars in the global market. The Model 3 managed to grab second place, selling 21,589 units throughout the world in January 2021, with the […]

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Teslas and other EVs could enter a golden decade with newly-introduced US bill

Teslas and other electric cars may very well enter a golden age of sorts in the United States, if a newly-proposed bill makes it through. Dubbed as the Electric CARS Act, the bill aims to update the EV tax credit by extending it for ten years and removing the number of eligible vehicles per manufacturer. […]

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Tesla Model Y with apparent lift kit and large all-terrain tires spotted near Fremont Factory

It appears that Tesla may be working on some parts that would make the Model Y a true crossover with slight off-roading capabilities. This was hinted at recently by a sighting of a rather uniquely set-up Model Y driving near the Fremont Factory, which seemed to have been fitted with a lift kit and some […]

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Tesla’s axed Model Y variant available ‘off menu’ after missing ‘Standard of Excellence,’ Musk says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the recently removed Model Y variant is still available “off-menu,” but it was taken down from the online Design Studio because it doesn’t meet the company’s “Standard of Excellence.” On Sunday, it was revealed that Tesla had removed the Model Y’s Standard Range variant. Musk indicated in mid-2020 that […]

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Tesla showroom opens in Romania, but Tesla isn’t running it

A new Tesla showroom in Romania is opened today, giving citizens the opportunity to see any of the company’s four all-electric vehicles in real life. However, Tesla isn’t running the operation; a company called Teslounge Bucharest is. Showrooms have been opened by Tesla worldwide in an attempt to spread the message of the automaker. For […]

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Tesla drops Model Y and Model 3 pricing, closing price gap with gas cars

The Tesla Model 3 and Model Y’s Long Range Dual Motor AWD variants recently received a price cut, allowing the midrange vehicles to become even more competitive in the EV market. With their recent price adjustment and potential upcoming EV incentives from the US government, the Model 3 and Model Y have effectively taken yet […]

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Tesla files to expand Fremont factory, make Model Y ‘tent’ permanent

Tesla has filed an application with the City of Fremont to expand its vehicle production facility by 64,000 square feet. The application describes plans to implement foundations and install below-ground utilities under General Assembly 4.5 (GA 4.5), where the Model Y production lines are located. GA 4.5 is currently a tent, or spring structure, that […]

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Tesla flops in 2021 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Survey

The old saying goes: You can’t win them all. Tesla flopped in J.D. Power’s most recent Vehicle Dependability Survey, placing 30th out of 33 manufacturers. Tesla has celebrated various awards from J.D. Power over the past several years, including the firm’s initial EV Ownership Study and the APEAL Study, which tests an owner’s emotional connection […]

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Tesla Model Y and Model 3 entry-level variants now more affordable

Tesla’s entry-level Model 3 and Model Y have received a price reduction, as per recent updates on the vehicles’ online configurator. With the changes in place, the Model 3 Standard Range Plus’ price has been reduced by $1,000 from $37,990 to $36,990. The Model Y Standard Range, on the other hand, has been reduced by […]

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