Tag: Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Crashes Into A Police Car With Autopilot Engaged

A Tesla Model 3 with the Autopilot engaged crashed into two vehicles, one of which was a police car, in Norwalk, Connecticut on Saturday, December 7. Local police was on the scene after responding to a disabled vehicle occupying the left center lane; according to the Connecticut State Police, the troopers stopped behind the broken […]

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TeslaCam Catches Chevy Silverado Rear Ending Model 3 Inside Car Wash

The rise of dash cams and smart mobile devices has brought to light some of the weirdest incidents and accidents from roads all around the world. One thing is certain, you can never feel safe behind the wheel and you should always watch your back, wherever you are. If you think we’re being too paranoid […]

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These Are The 2020 European Car Of The Year Finalists, Who Will Win?

The battle for the 2020 European Car of the Year title continues, as the shortlist of nominees has just been announced. After the latest round of voting, the jurors have trimmed down the list from 35 candidates to just seven. In order to be eligible for the award, all cars have to be new and […]

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Charging A Tesla Model 3 By Towing It With A Raptor Brings Out Some Interesting Results

Towing a Tesla Model 3 can bring out some really interesting results about its ability to recharge its battery via regenerative braking, especially when a first-gen Ford F-150 Raptor is doing all the lifting. Engineering Explained performed this experiment in order to find out not only how much charge you can put back into the […]

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Consumer Reports Names The Chevrolet Camaro And Colorado The Least Reliable Cars In America

Consumer Reports has released its Annual Auto Reliability Survey which found a number of automakers have improved over the past year. While the publication has publicly criticized Tesla in the past, the company’s reliability has climbed from last year. As a result, both the Model 3 and Model S have received the coveted “Recommend” rating. […]

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German-Made Teslas To Become A Reality As Musk Confirms Berlin-Based Gigafactory

Tesla has been very successful so far in challenging the status quo in the luxury car segment, especially after the launch of the Model 3, which has become a bestseller all over the world. Germany’s big three premium carmakers now have another reason to worry, as Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced massive investment plans […]

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Tesla Model 3 Driver Praises Car’s Stability After Getting Sideswiped

Cameras onboard a Tesla Model 3 captured the moment in which the electric sedan  was struck by a crossover in the dead of night. The incident occurred last month in Deerfield Beach, Florida, southbound on i95. The video description states that it was 2 AM in the morning. However, that’s not all the driver of […]

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Relive Chris Harris’s Review Of The Tesla Model 3 Performance

One of the most intriguing reviews from season 27 of Top Gear featured Chris Harris, the Tesla Model 3 Performance, and three of the market’s finest European sports sedans. The review kicked off with a drag race between the all-electric Tesla, a Mercedes-AMG C 63 S, an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio and a BMW M3. […]

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The Problem With Electric Cars? They’re Still Way Too Expensive!

Practically every automaker, from juggernauts like the VW Group or Daimler to small start-ups, is jumping into the EV bandwagon, yet sales are abysmal – and will probably will continue to be until one big problem is solved: their high prices. According to JATO’s most recent study, which included 43 different world markets, in the […]

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Tesla Model 3 Nearly Makes Europe’s Top 10 Best-Selling Cars List For September 2019

Europe’s car market registered a significant growth this past month, with a total of 1.28 million cars finding new owners. One of the big winners was Tesla, with the Model 3 missing out on the top 10 sales rankings by just 217 units. “The overall growth posted in August-September indicates that, despite the market’s new […]

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Is Tesla Readying A “Track Mode Package” Upgrade For The Model 3 Performance?

Tesla seems to be readying a series of mechanical upgrades to complement the ‘Track Mode’ in the Model 3 Performance. A parts catalog picked by a user on Reddit indicates that Tesla will offer a ‘Track Mode Package’ for the Model 3 Performance that includes new tires, revised brakes and… a carbon fiber wheel cap. […]

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Tesla Gets Government Approval To Start Building Cars In China

Tesla has been granted approval to start local production of its vehicles at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. Confirmation came on Thursday, when Tesla was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Reuters reports. With this approval, the automaker can start local production the moment it’s […]

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Motorcyclist Caught Smashing Off Tesla Model 3 Mirror

The cameras of a Tesla Model 3 have captured the moment a motorcyclist in the U.S. broke off a mirror from the electric sedan while driving on a motorway. Tesla Model 3 owner, Brandon McGowen, was traveling along a highway in Lincoln, California when a motorcyclist, riding a Suzuki, gradually merged into the left lane […]

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Tesla Delivers Around 97,000 Vehicles In Q3, Falls Short Of 100,000 Goal

Tesla announced that it delivered roughly 97,000 vehicles in the third quarter of 2019, falling just short of Elon Musk’s goal of exceeding 100,000 quarterly deliveries for the first time in the company’s history. The Verge reports that this number means the electric automaker has shifted approximately 255,000 vehicles this year, more than its 2018 […]

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AAA Finds Pedestrian Detection Systems Lacking, “Completely Ineffective At Night”

Automatic emergency braking systems with pedestrian detection are becoming more common, but a recent test by AAA shows they’re far from perfect. The test examined four mid-size sedans – including the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord, Tesla Model 3 and Toyota Camry – equipped with an automatic emergency braking system with pedestrian detection. They were put […]

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