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Tesla Model 3 earns itself top marks for IIHS safety in every category

Tesla’s most affordable car yet, the Model 3 passed the safety test passed out as one of the safest cars ever built. The safety authorities of three continents, North America, Europe, and Australia has received a 5-star safety rating in every category and sub-category. Even in Automatic Emergency Braking, Model 3 has got the top […]

Tesla’s Model S breaks record at Laguna Seca lap

Tesla’s Model S car set the record for the fastest four-doors ever at Laguna Seca lap. Last night Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted the feat achieved by the Model S. There is a video supporting the claim which shows the 1:36.555-time achieved by the Model S. People are only getting snippets of what the Model […]

Tesla files patent to speed up solar tile installation time

Earlier this year at Tesla’s 2019 shareholder’s meeting, CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla was working on the longevity of the solar roof panels, the Tesla Solar Roof V3. Tesla was planning to install the solar roofs in 8 more states. Musk took pride in the fact that the solar panels were cost-effective. However, there […]

Tesla to buy batteries from LG chem for Model 3 and eventually Model Y cars

Tesla agreed to buy batteries from South Korea based LG Chem and it will be used in Shanghai manufactured Model 3 cars initially. Later, the batteries will power the cars from the Model Y. This is going to be the first-ever Tesla cars manufactures outside the US soil, as a part of the EV pioneer’s […]

Is it time for Elon Musk to step down as the CEO of Tesla?

The electric car company’s largest shareholder after Musk, Baillie Gifford told a German magazine that the CEO of Tesla should step down from his post. James Anderson, the top investor who holds a 7.5 percent stake in Tesla, commented that Elon Musk “does not think Elon needs to be CEO” because of his late-night Twitter […]

Tesla launches solar rental services at just $50 a month

Tesla is going to unveil its new solar rental program at an affordable price of $50 per month. Homeowners can simply rent their own solar panels without any upfront installation cost or any long term contract. This new service can save the homeowners from paying expensive electricity bills, and it can even save electricity for […]

Aion LX’s NEDC cruising range will exceed 650km

GAC New Energy Automobile Co. Ltd, an electric car manufacturer, has unveiled the Aion LX, its new flagship model in the Aion range. Premiering at the event of Auto Shanghai 2019, the Aion LX is equipped with the latest smart driving technology. At the time of the launch, the company claimed that the battery life […]

A new demo video on YouTube shows Tesla’s Smart Summon feature

The Early Access Program participants are privy to the fourth iteration of Tesla’s Smart Summon feature. This feature, which was previously named ‘Enhanced Summon’ will help its users operate their all-electric cars through the Tesla mobile app. What’s more, it would also help them travel autonomously to their location. ALL Electric, a YouTube channel posted […]

General Motors teases ‘Ultra Cruise’, the advanced driver assist system

Last year, General Motors filed a trademark for “Ultra Cruise”. Though it was not clear then as to what this ‘Ultra Cruise’ actually was, now it looks like is General Motor’s advanced driver assist system. When asked about the marketing strategy of the Ultra Cruise system, the CEO of GM Mary Barra suggested that the […]

Tesla users can expect an MCU retrofit for older Model X and Model S

There have been a lot of updates lately regarding Tesla like the version 10 software update with other streaming features. Now, the company expects to come with an update that would upgrade MCU options for older Model S and Model X. Yes, you can upgrade hardware, although we also wrote software to accelerate rendering on […]

Tesla is closing on a factory for European Gigafactory

According to Elon Musk, Tesla’s fourth Gigafactory will have its location decided on by the end of this year. Musk also confirmed to continue sourcing European vehicle orders from Fremont, California factory until and unless a European location is ready for production. Last year, Musk said that one of the leading choices for European factory […]

Tesla Co-Founder and CTO J. B. Straubel to step down

After being one of the longest-tenured executives in Tesla, besides being its co-founder, CTO J. B. Straubel is all set to step down and become a senior advisor in the company instead. The announcement regarding the same was made at Tesla’s earnings calls today, where Elon Musk also announced that Straubel shall be succeeded by […]