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As Wall Street Awaits Earnings Report, Tesla Pumps Up the Range

<img data-attachment-id="1635124" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778.jpg" data-orig-size="1091,694" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.2","credit":"","camera":"iPhone 6s","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1466779102","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.15","iso":"25","shutter_speed":"0.00037693177534866","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="tesla camping 2" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-450×286.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-610×388.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1635124 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-610×388.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”388″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-610×388.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-450×286.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-768×489.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778-120×76.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/tesla-camping-2-e1533156274778.jpg 1091w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Later today, Tesla will release financial data for the first quarter of 2019, a quarter in […]

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Tesla Raises Prices, Eliminates Maintenance Plans, Claims EVs Are Too Reliable

<img data-attachment-id="1589046" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267.jpg" data-orig-size="773,380" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1503326745","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Tesla Model S Grey" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-450×221.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-610×300.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1589046″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-610×300.jpg” alt=”Tesla Model S Grey – Image: Tesla” width=”610″ height=”300″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-610×300.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-75×37.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-450×221.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-768×378.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267-120×59.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Tesla-Model-S-grey-e1547136329267.jpg 773w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk asked the […]

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California Is, Once Again, Considering Tesla Police Vehicles

Ever since Ford discontinued the Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, it’s become much harder to watch out for cops. Initially, you just had to keep tabs on any Dodge Charger in dark paint, but that quickly evolved into drivers becoming suspicious of every monochrome Explorer, Taurus, Durango, Tahoe, or Fusion Hybrid on the road as law […]

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Carrot & Stick: Days After Cutting Prices, Tesla Chops Base Models

There will be no Ace of Base prizes for the Tesla Model X or Model S in 2019. Just days after promising to cut prices of all its cars by $2,000 in response to the company blowing through its federal tax credits faster than a record producer with a bag of high-test cocaine, the company’s […]

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Another Tesla Driver Arrested for DUI While Using Autopilot

California Highway Patrol arrested a 45-year-old man early Friday morning under the suspicion of driving under the influence while his 2017 Tesla Model S was operating in Autopilot on Highway 101. While condemned previously for its misleading marketing, Tesla has been clearer of late that Autopilot is not self-driving. Likewise, anyone who owns one of […]

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Tesla Streamlines Larger Models, Adjusts Pricing in Bid for Production Simplicity

Hoping to simplify vehicle assembly, Tesla tweaked its online car configurator over the weekend, culling numerous options from both the Model S and X. This translates into a price bump for more-basic models and a few dollars saved on the higher trims, but less choice overall. The Model S ($78,000) and X 75D ($84,000) now cost […]

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Tesla’s Latest Update Killed Some Vehicles’ Autopilot

Tesla’s latest over-the-air update appears to have caused at least a few drivers to lose all Autopilot functionality. While the vehicles seem otherwise intact, the semi-autonomous driving mode that was supposed to be improved by the latest firmware installation ended up a little buggy. That’s unfortunate for Tesla — a company that could do without […]

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Tesla Streamlines Paint Options to Simplify Production

Tesla’s Elon Musk announced Tuesday that the automaker will limit its paint options to simplify production and, hopefully, improve volume. “Moving [two] of [seven] Tesla colors off menu on Wednesday to simplify manufacturing,” said the CEO via social media. “Obsidian Black and Metallic Silver will still be available as special request, but at higher price.” The […]

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