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High-End Tesla Models Gain Additional Range

This week Tesla is rolling out a host of updates to its Model S and Model X, including changes that will enable additional range out of both models. The changes are largely stemming from a trickle-down of equipment already offered on the Model 3.  Specifically, Tesla is swapping out the front motor of both the Model S and Model X…

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Elon Musk "Teases" Tesla Pickup Truck

Tucked within the presentation of last week's Tesla Model Y reveal was a teaser for another new Tesla product. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has--as he often does--taken to Twitter to amplify said teaser after no one really noticed the obscure image during the Model Y reveal.  The image, above, is supposedly of Tesla's upcoming pickup truck. The photo is so…

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Tesla Reveals Fairly Unremarkable Model Y

After some teasing, Tesla has taken the wraps off its next new product: the Model Y. The Model Y may be the most normal Tesla product launch to date; it's just a crossover version of the Model 3. Actually, calling it a crossover may be a stretch; it's more like a taller Model 3 with a hatchback.  There really isn't…

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Tesla Teases Model Y Ahead of Debut

Tesla has issued up an official teaser of its next new model. The electric carmaker released the above image of the Model Y crossover, which will debut on March 14th at Tesla's design studio in California.  In typical teaser fashion, the image does not tell us a lot about the Model Y. We can see from the headlight graphic that…

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$35,000 Tesla Model 3 Now Exists

It feels like forever ago that Tesla announced plans to rollout a $35,000 electric car. Well, finally the company has (sort of) made good with its original promise by making a new base Model 3 that starts at $35,000.  Thursday the company announced availability of the new base model, which includes a battery-electric range of 220-miles. It's also worth mentioning…

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Tesla Hits Parked Police Car; Driver Blames Autopilot

A Tesla Model S owner says his vehicle crashed into a unmanned, parked police car in Laguna Beach, California. The driver also claims Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot feature was enabled during the crash.  The incident left the Model S substantially damaged, to the point it appears all airbags deployed. Laguna Beach Police Sgt. Jim Cota also states the police cruiser, a Ford…

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Tesla Model 3 Fails to Secure Consumer Reports Recommendation

Publication Consumer Reports is raining on the Tesla Model 3 parade. The company has announced it cannot give the mass-market Model 3 its coveted 'recommended' rating, citing several issues with the new sedan.  The testers' primary issue with the Model 3 is its braking performance. CR noted that the Model 3 exhibited brake distances of 152 feet; the most of any modern…

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Tesla Model 3 Now Tops $85,000

Once dubbed the 'affordable' Tesla, the Model 3 sedan will now top out over $85,000 with a new performance model. Details of the dual-motor version of the car were revealed by CEO Elon Musk by tweet over the weekend. According to Musk, the dual-motor version of the Model 3 will offer a 310-mile range and manage a zero to 50…

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