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While the Tesla Model X is the only factory-built electric car that comes with a towing package, there are a few limitations. Edmunds.com’s Dan Edmunds did a test run for 1,000 miles from California to Arizona and back. He reported in Edmunds.com that range was affected by the extra weight, and that it’s not easy […]

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Despite tweets last Friday by Tesla CEO Elon Musk implying federal regulators have dismissed allegations that Model S suspensions have design defects, this is not the case. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) actually said last week it is looking further into concerns initially raised by writer Edward Niedermeyer in the Daily Kanban, and […]

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Tesla Motors is sending out a free fix-it to Model X owners unhappy about too much sunlight obstructing vision from the panoramic windshield. As Consumer Reports’ testers have complained about, Model X owners have been voicing similar concerns. The broad windshield adds to the SUV’s aesthetic and panoramic view, but can be blinding for occupants […]

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An over the air update has gone out for Tesla’s Model X’ Summon feature. The OTA change follows one for the Model S which was updated after a Utah man said his Model S owner drove itself into a trailer. Tesla Model X owners using the Summon feature will now have to choose their vehicle’s […]

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Early Tesla Model X owners are finding a variety of quality issues with their new crossovers. After numerous delays, the Tesla Model X began deliveries late last year and not every owner has been completely satisfied. The majority of the first vehicles delivered were priced in the $100,000 range. Consumer Reports has released a detailed […]

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Until now closed to the general public, Tesla’s online configuration webpage is reportedly about to be opened up. Public access to the page has been delayed since Tesla had a launch last September of a few elite Founders edition cars, followed by Signature models being delivered on an invite-only basis to reservations holders. At this […]

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Tesla is suing a German automotive supplier after it failed to deliver on a promise to build falcon wing doors for the Model X Crossover. The lawsuit from Tesla claims that Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems was unable to produce doors that were up to Tesla’s standards, a task the German company claimed it would do […]

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Want a Tesla Model X and can’t be bothered by those pesky lines? Now’s your chance to get a creampuff. A “brand new” P90D is being offered by its owner with just 500 miles and is available to buy now but there is a qualifier to this potential sale. Since there are more than 40,000 […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales Dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Overall sales for the general passenger vehicle market in December continued at a high level and were up 9 percent from a year ago, although […]

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Defying all bearish predictions, Tesla Motors exceeded delivery goals for the final quarter of 2015 and for the total year. At the end of the third quarter Tesla estimated Q4 deliveries of 16,820 units. Actual deliveries were 17,400 units. On a yearly basis Tesla had estimated a 50,000-52,000 total deliveries. Actual deliveries were 50,580 units. […]

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