Auto Trader names Tesla Model Y the 2024 ‘New Car of the Year’

The Tesla Model Y has been named the “New Car of the Year” by one outlet, following the electric SUV becoming the world’s best-selling vehicle overall last year. Online auto sales website Auto Trader has called the Tesla Model Y the 2024 “New Car of the Year,” beating out the second- and third-place entries, the […]

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Tesla asked to provide more info amid NHTSA power steering loss probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is asking Tesla to produce additional information surrounding complaints about the power steering system of 2023 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. The NHTSA has given Tesla until July 24, 2024 to respond to its information requests.  As noted in an Automotive News report, the NHTSA initially opened […]

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Tesla police fleet is saving taxpayers $80k per year on fuel costs: report

A fleet of Tesla police cars are proving themselves superior to their combustion-powered counterparts at the town of Bargersville, which is situated south of Indianapolis. As per Police Chief Todd Bertram, the Tesla police vehicles are saving the town a lot of money.  The town’s fleet of 13 Tesla police cars is saving taxpayers around $80,000 per year in fuel cost savings, the police chief […]

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Tesla China rolls out new promo for Model 3/Y buyers

Tesla China launched a new promotion for interested Model 3 and Model Y buyers.  Tesla China customers who are invested in purchasing Model 3 or Model Y electric vehicles may take advantage of a new promotion that allows them to choose between zero interest or zero down payment. The new Tesla promo expires on June 30.  Tesla […]

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Tesla Model Y built in Germany spotted with Hardware 4

Tesla Model Y units at the company’s Gigafactory Berlin in Germany were seen today equipped with Hardware 4, the company’s newest and most robust self-driving computer. Hardware 4 was first seen last year and revealed Tesla would equip future vehicles with more cameras and potentially radar systems, among other things. It is the newest and […]

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Tesla launches limited-time 0.99% APR loan rate on U.S. Model Y orders

Tesla has launched its latest buying incentive for the Model Y, this time offering a special, super-low interest rate for those who purchase the SUV by the end of this month. On Friday night, Tesla launched the promotional financing on its website for the Model Y, offering a 0.99 percent APR interest rate for buyers […]

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Lucid’s mid-size ‘Model Y competitor’ slated for late 2026 production

Lucid Motors held its earnings call for Q1 this week, during which CEO Peter Rawlinson teased a future electric vehicle (EV) expected to take aim at the Tesla Model Y. During the first-quarter earnings call held on Monday, Lucid focused on both the Gravity SUV, set to start production later this year, and an upcoming […]

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Tesla Model Y RWD software-locked range upgrade coming soon: Musk

Tesla Model Y owners with recent RWD configuration models will soon be able to buy a software-locked range upgrade, according to a statement from CEO Elon Musk this week. After Tesla launched the new Model Y Long Range RWD in the U.S. on Friday night to replace the previous RWD trim, Musk said on X […]

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Tesla launches a new Model Y configuration in the U.S.

Tesla has launched a brand new Model Y configuration in the U.S., featuring more range and a slightly higher price tag. As spotted on the company’s order configurator on Friday night, Tesla has added the new Long-Range Rear-Wheel-Drive configuration in the U.S., featuring an estimated range of 320 miles and a starting price of $44,990. […]

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