Tesla with sleeping driver proves there’s still misunderstanding and irresponsibility surrounding autonomy

Update: 11:06 AM EST: Paragraph 7 added to show the probability of the driver having a medical emergency. California Highway Patrol saw the vehicle and noted the driver was awake after catching up to the car. A Tesla Model Y with a sleeping driver was recently spotted on the I-15 Freeway near Temecula, California, which […]

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Ferrari takes a page out of the Tesla Roadster’s notebook

Ferrari is taking a page out of the Tesla Roadster’s notebook after the Italian supercar company recently applied for a patent for a “pulsejet” system that aims to increase vehicle performance and is similar to what Elon Musk has in store of the reiteration of its first-ever car. Although the Italian carmaker first filed the […]

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Tesla increases Model Y, cuts Model 3 prices in the U.S.

Tesla has increased prices on its Model Y all-electric crossover and cut prices on the Model 3 sedan. Tesla’s Model Y Long Range increased $1,500 from $53,490 to $54,990 last night, while Model Y Performance trims went up $1,000 from $56,990 to $57,990. Model 3 Rear-Wheel-Drive vehicles also felt a slight cut by just $500, […]

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Tesla’s Elon Musk prevails in $420 ‘funding secured’ Tweet trial

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was found not liable in a case where investors sought to recover losses after he Tweeted that he had secured the necessary funding to take the automaker’s stock private in 2018. Investors sued Musk, Tesla, and the company’s board, claiming that the CEO’s communications on social media network Twitter had cost […]

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Tesla stock climbs on tax credit inclusion, continuing stratospheric rise in 2023

Tesla stock (NASDAQ: TSLA) continued to climb on Friday following news that Model Y vehicles would completely qualify for electric vehicle tax credits. The stock has risen over 77 percent so far this year after a broad market downturn that widely hurt the tech and automotive sectors in 2022. Tesla stock is up around 1 […]

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Tesla Model Y’s complete lineup now qualifies for EV tax credits through Inflation Reduction Act

Tesla’s complete lineup of Model Y trim levels now qualifies for electric vehicle tax credits through the Inflation Reduction Act, as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has increased the applicable MSRP limit to $80,000 across each of the all-electric crossover’s configurations. In December, the IRS released a list of vehicles that would qualify for the […]

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Tesla Cybertruck alpha prototype shows off its bed’s capacity by carrying multiple off-road tires

As a pickup truck, the Tesla Cybertruck will be judged in part based on the utility that it can offer its users. With this in mind, the capacity of the vehicle’s bed would likely be one of Cybertruck’s make-or-break points. Making it too small would compromise the vehicle’s utility, and making it too large would […]

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Tesla’s “Project Highland” Model 3 photos hint at upcoming updates worth keeping secret

Tesla has always had a rebellious streak. It doesn’t follow the dealership model, its cars are sold with most options already built in, and its CEO does not lead the company like a traditional chief executive. It is then noteworthy when Tesla — despite its tendency to behave like a rebel — adopts practices that […]

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Tesla China sells 66k vehicles in January despite Chinese New Year break

Data released by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) has revealed that Tesla China sold 66,051 Gigafactory Shanghai-made vehicles in January 2023. The number covers cars that were sold domestically and exported abroad.  Tesla China’s January 2023 wholesale results indicate that the electric vehicle maker sold 10.37% more cars year-over-year and 18.38% more units month-over-month. […]

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Tesla looks to bolster its AI talent with recruitment center in Silicon Valley

Tesla is putting in a lot of effort to attract and recruit AI talent. Apart from dedicated events such as last year’s AI Day 2022, the company is reportedly setting up a large recruitment office in the middle of Silicon Valley.  Nikkei Asia noted that at the end of January, a rather inconspicuous sign bearing Tesla’s […]

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