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A Tesla driver who initially blamed its Autopilot semi-autonomouus system for a collision that injured five people has had a change of mind. The driver is David Clark, 58, and news this week quickly went out that he’d assigned responsibility to the car’s technology for the rollover last Saturday night in Hawick, Minn. The 2016 […]

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General Motors has extended a shutdown of the plant building the Chevy Bolt in a move to trim an oversupply of GM vehicles. The Detroit automaker saw its overall new vehicle inventory hit a 10-year high in June. Promises were made to investors to scale it down from a steep 105 days supply to 70 […]

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Tesla opened its first retail store and service center in Dubai yesterday, expanding its presence in the Middle East. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, a major highway in the United Arab Emirates, visitors got to walk through the 17,000 square foot facility, check out the Model S and Model X, and place orders for the […]

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Tesla is adding more service resources and staff for owners of its cars needing maintenance and repair. A new video showcases improvements expanding the reach and service level. These include 100 new service centers being added to the Tesla network; more than 350 new mobile units for roadside assistance; and 1,400 new trained technicians. All […]

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With calendar year 2017 half way over, U.S. plug-in electrified sales are at an all time high. From January through June, sales for most models are up, and a couple new models to the top-five roster have helped with the total. As of the end of June, the U.S. has purchased 87,307 plug-in electrified vehicles […]

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Tesla’s sales stalled in Hong Kong once a vehicle registration tax waiver ended Mar. 31, hurting a market Elon Musk once called a “beacon city” for the electric automaker’s China sales. There were zero new Model S and Model X units registered in April, following March when 2,939 Tesla vehicles had been registered in Hong […]

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California is looking at a bill that could make available up to $3 billion in rebates for purchasing electrified cars in the state. The bill, AB 1184, passed in the assembly and heading for the state senate next week doesn’t specify set amounts for incentives, but does emphasize providing more of the funds to low-income […]

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Consumer Reports has raised Tesla’s safety scores but expects to see improvements made at highway speeds. The product review magazine has restored some of the points taken away in April from the Tesla Model S and Model X over the automatic emergency braking (AEB) system being removed as a standard feature on these vehicles in […]

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Data shared by Model S owners shows battery degradation could stay within the 90 percent mark through 200,000 miles driven. A group of Tesla owners on the Dutch-Belgium Tesla Forum are gathering data from 286 Tesla Model S owners across the world. It’s frequently being updated in a public Google file that you can view […]

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Porsche will be increasing its hiring with 400 more newly created jobs than previously reported as it prepares to build its Mission E and compete with Tesla and Silicon Valley. In all, the German automaker has raised the number of new jobs it will create to more 1,400 from more than 1,000 already announced. More […]

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