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Five out of the 10 best-selling used vehicles from 2013 to 2015 were electrified in one way or another. At least, that’s according to numbers from iSeeCars. In this case, “best-selling” doesn’t mean the vehicles that sold the most, but rather it’s those that spent the least amount of time on dealers’ lots. SEE ALSO: […]

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As the tally of states offering support for plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) has grown, so has the list of those now levying some form of tax or fee against them. Yes that’s right, in their wisdom, state legislators mirroring a nationwide thrust to defray PEVs’ extra expense have on one hand given, and on the […]

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Tesla is planning one of its biggest software updates to date. The 8.0 upgrade will add some features to Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system, along with changing up the navigation and map interface. The biggest addition to Autopilot is going to be an off-ramp navigator that will exit an interstate when the turn signal is […]

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Following yesterday’s disclosure of the first known death in a Tesla Model S while using Autopilot, the driver of the truck which was struck implied the Tesla driver’s attention was diverted. According to the Associated Press, the truck driver Frank Baressi, 62, who is the owner of Okemah Express LLC, said when he reached the […]

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The world’s count of all light-duty plug-in electrified vehicles sold since the dawn of this new type of vehicle last decade crested past 1.5 million in May, and things are speeding up. Accounting for all light-duty plug-in vehicles in all global markets back to 2004, the actual tally may be closer to 1,510,000 through May, […]

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A brief but drama-laden media firestorm over allegations of ethical breaches by Tesla, and potentially faulty Model S suspension has reportedly been extinquished. At least its case would seem to have been nullified, as Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that 37 out of 40 supposed consumer complaints about suspension issues were found to have been […]

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The least expensive Tesla Model S will now start at $67,200 including $1,200 destination and doc fee. Announced today and with first deliveries slated for July, Tesla is bringing back a 60-kWh specification to its S in the form of the rear-wheel-drive 60 model and all-wheel-drive 60D for $72,200 including fees, in an effort to […]

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Reports of premature suspension failures for the Tesla Model S have led to allegations of a “coverup,” and federal regulators are reportedly looking into it. At issue has been aluminum and steel control arms that have reportedly worn out much too soon, with potential to suddenly fail. According to a report by the Daily Kanban, […]

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After an accident involving Tesla’s Summon function led to a dispute between Tesla and a Model S owner, the company is updating the feature. Summon allows Model S and Model X owners to have their cars park autonomously or drive autonomously towards them (at one mph for up to 33 feet). After a Utah man’s […]

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A Tesla Model S owner in Utah is claiming that his vehicle moved on its own and crashed into a trailer. According to Jared Overton, the owner of the Model S seen above, he was running errands on April 29 when he parked the Model S well behind a trailer. He then spoke to a […]

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