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Tesla’s Autopilot system may be OK for CEO Elon Musk’s risk tolerance, but while people are suffering collisions and even dying with it engaged, changes are needed poste-haste. Changes Tesla needs to make now include: pull it until fixes are made, change the name of the “misleading and potentially dangerous” Autopilot system, test and validate […]

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As several probes into Tesla’s Autopilot are ongoing by U.S. authorities, another accident was reported Sunday with the system engaged. The driver, according to Tesla, was using the system in Montana on a two-lane road where he should not have been, and with hands believed to be off the wheel, meaning he violated terms of […]

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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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In a bid to keep the price of the car down, Tesla won’t offer free Supercharging to owners of its upcoming Model 3. Speaking at Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk broke the news that Tesla’s “free for life” Supercharger policy is going to change. “The obvious thing to do is decouple [free […]

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Many folks have ventured guesses into the $60,000 range for the price of Tesla’s most option-packed Model 3, but CEO Elon Musk said the average would be around $42,000. This revelation came last Friday, the day after the reveal event in the form of a simple declarative tweet. Musk had also said at the reveal […]

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This morning Tesla Motors tweeted 325,000 Model 3 pre-orders are now in. It was one week ago that the carmaker showed the world its $35,000 EV slated for first deliveries at the end of 2017, and the rate of pre-orders has been astounding. The carmaker had begun opening the reservation process up to Tesla employees […]

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As of 7 a.m. Saturday morning, Tesla had 253,000 Model 3 reservations. The update, on the rapidly increasing and unprecedented pre-orders for a car that may not be here for more than a year and a half or a good bit longer for those well back in line came via Tesla head Elon Musk on […]

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Last night in preface to the revelation of Tesla’s $35,000-plus, 215-plus mile Model 3, company chief Elon Musk outlined why people should care. Musk said the car intended as a linchpin product hoped to explode Tesla’s global sales from just over 50,000 last year to as many as 500,000 by decade’s end stands to fulfill […]

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Tesla is expected to reveal tidbits of info leading to its March 31 Model 3 reveal, but first, it wants you to know reservations for $1,000 will be accepted then. This news was disclosed via Twitter today by company chief Elon Musk who added there will be no Signature edition but Tesla stores will be […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied service to a customer for being “super rude.” U.S. venture capitalist Stewart Alsop wrote a post stating that Musk canceled his Model X pre-order following a phone conversation. It appears the phone conversation was in response to another post Alsop had written, where he complained about a delay in […]

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