Tesla announced Thursday afternoon that it’s voluntarily recalling 11,000 Model X SUVs worldwide because the rear row of seats might not lock into place in the event of a crash.
On Friday, a South Korean celebrity named Ji Chang Son filed a lawsuit against Tesla, which alleged his Model X spontaneously accelerated as he was parking it into his garage, ramming through his living room, and injuring him as well as his son, who was in the car with him. In a email to Gizmodo, a Tesla spokesperson…
Model X owner Ji Chang Son filed a lawsuit against Tesla on Friday, claiming his vehicle suddenly accelerated as he was parking it in his garage. Filed in the U.S. District Court in the Central District of California, the suit “alleges product liability, negligence and breaches of warranty, and seeks unspecified…
When it gave the Tesla Model S an unprecedented 103 out of 100 score last August, Consumer Reports looked like it might try to marry Elon Musk’s company and have its little electric car babies. But after a year of disappointments, trust violations and janky-ass door handles, it seems the magazine can no longer…
Tesla’s direct sales model versus nearly everyone else is old news. While I fully support a direct sales model, I also can’t help but pause at Tesla’s latest argument for it.
The revelation last month that a fatal car cash involved Tesla’s “Autopilot” feature has sparked a debate over liability when it comes to assisted driving: Who’s legally at fault in a crash if a car is being somewhat controlled by a computer?
Another Tesla vehicle crashed while operating in Autopilot mode, according to the car’s driver. The latest crash occurred on July 1st, just two days after US regulators announced they were investigating the first fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.
Barrett Lyon has owned every model Tesla has ever made; a Roadster, a Model S and, now formerly, a Model X—which he returned to Tesla after filing a lawsuit against the company over the electric crossover’s numerous quality issues.
Elon Musk has broken his Twitter silence over the recent claim that Tesla attempted to cover up owner claims of suspension issues on the Model S, suggesting that fraudulent claims of similar issues indicates a larger conspiracy.
In the future, there’s no getting away from computers ratting you out for your human mistakes.
Tesla has heard the concerns over its plans to produce 500,000 cars annually by 2020, so in today’s quarterly earnings call, the automaker revealed that it’s moving its production forecasts two years earlier to 2018. If we were sitting at the proverbial poker table, Tesla just went all in.
Shortly after the unveiling of Tesla’s Model 3 earlier this month, Elon Musk took to Twitter in a storm of information about the new car, mentioning that the target drag coefficient was 0.21. If that target makes it to production, it would make the Model 3 the most aerodynamic high-volume production car ever made.…
Here we are. After years of hype and rumors, Tesla has revealed the entry-level Tesla Model 3: the sleek, high-performance electric sedan for the masses. Or so Elon Musk hopes.
Tesla is showing the world its all-new Model 3 this Thursday—a sub $35,000 all-electric sedan the company hopes will bring electric vehicles to the mainstream. The introduction of such an affordable vehicle with mass appeal might also see Tesla shift the position of its existing lineup. Basically, if you’re going to…
Now that the new Tesla Model X electric SUV is finally being delivered to customers it’s time to see just exactly what kind of performance we can expect. Luckily for us, Tesla followed up the insanely powerful Ludicrous mode Model S P90D with an equally Ludicrous Model X P90D, and somebody raced them.
Despite losing money last quarter, Tesla shares are still up after their earnings report. Why? Because the company is beating estimates on how many cars it will be able to produce this year.
A Tesla spokesperson confirmed today that the official price for the all-electric affordable Tesla Model 3 sedan will be $35,000 before incentives, and way cheaper with incentives when it goes on sale. That’s something to get excited about, sure—if we didn’t already know all of this months ago.
Owning your own car company has a lot of little-considered benefits: all the slightly-damaged car seats you want for napping, easy access to stacks of tires to build forts, and the ability to cancel any customer’s order just because you don’t like them. Guess which one Elon Musk just took advantage of?
The Tesla Model X comes with a handful of dubiously-useful special modes, but here’s one that exists just for fun.
Tesla took the wraps off its next big thing last week—the Model X. It’s an all-electric crossover with ridiculous rear doors and enough horsepower to scoot from 0-60 faster than a Ferrari FF. And I’m majorly underwhelmed.