Tag: Tesla

Consumer Reports Slams Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot Update, Calls System ‘Far Less Competent’ Than a Human Driver

<img data-attachment-id="1583932" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368.png" data-orig-size="920,480" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla model 3" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-450×235.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-610×318.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1583932 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-610×318.png” alt=”tesla model 3″ width=”610″ height=”318″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-610×318.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-75×39.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-450×235.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-768×401.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-120×63.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368.png 920w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In this writer’s opinion, one of the greatest things to happen to high-speed […]

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Would-be Apple-Tesla Deal Kiboshed by Musk, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1217129" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-e1527713383365.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011" data-image-description=" Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1217129 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” alt=”Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011″ width=”610″ height=”406″> In what kind of shape would Tesla find itself today if tech giant Apple […]

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Take the Tesla Plunge: Automaker’s Stock Plumbs Territory Not Seen in Years

There must be more than a few half-grins among the cynical, perpetually grumpy denizens of Finance Twitter today. For the first time since late 2016, Tesla’s stock price opened below $200. Compared to the sky-high valuation the company’s enjoyed a year or two ago, Tesla’s sinking shares reflect the weight of reality. Tesla needs cash. […]

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Tesla’s Stock Offering Bought It Limited Time, Email Shows

<img data-attachment-id="1577969" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg" data-orig-size="868,579" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1577969 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” alt=”tesla-model-3″ width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg 868w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ten months. That’s how long Tesla’s CEO claims this month’s offering of $2.7 billion in stock and convertible notes […]

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NTSB: Tesla’s Autopilot was enabled during fatal Model 3 crash

(Reuters) — Tesla’s Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday. The NTSB’s preliminary report said the driver engaged Autopilot about 10 seconds […]

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NTSB: Autopilot Engaged at Time of Fatal Florida Tesla Crash

<img data-attachment-id="1582578" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2040,1360" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla Model 3 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1582578 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” alt=”Tesla Model 3, Image: Tesla” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A fatal March collision between a Tesla and a semi trailer that bore a strong […]

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Feeling the Burn: Tesla Issues Software Update Following Rash of Fires

<img data-attachment-id="1491097" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918.jpg" data-orig-size="2095,1116" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla model-s-rear" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-450×240.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-610×325.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1491097 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-610×325.jpg” alt=”tesla model-s-rear, image: Tesla Motors” width=”610″ height=”325″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-610×325.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-450×240.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-768×409.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tesla-model-s-rear-e1484510985918-120×64.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The spontaneous combustion of several Tesla vehicles in recent weeks has forced the automaker […]

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Musk Seeks More Money

<img data-attachment-id="1609826" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523.png" data-orig-size="1066,571" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Elon Musk" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-450×241.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1609826 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png” alt=”Elon Musk” width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-75×40.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-450×241.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-768×411.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-120×64.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523.png 1066w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Tesla cash-raising bonanza, the electric automaker is looking to boost […]

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Introducing the Incredible New Government-pandering, 93-mile Tesla Model 3

<img data-attachment-id="1582578" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1.jpg" data-orig-size="2040,1360" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla Model 3 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1582578 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg” alt=”Tesla Model 3, Image: Tesla” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Forgive this writer for channeling Jonathan Pryce. Brush up on your secret handshake, too, as […]

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Techathlon podcast: Future ketchup, fake materials, and digital spring cleaning

Spring is a great opportunity to make the changes that you meant to implement as part of your New Year’s resolution before you totally gave up in mid-January. On this week’s episode of the Techathlon podcast, we can help with some of those improvements, including improving your nutrition with solidified condiments and cleaning up your […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk reaches deal with SEC over Twitter use

(Reuters) — Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has reached a deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a dispute over Musk’s use of Twitter, according to a court filing on Friday. Musk has agreed to submit public statements about the company’s finances to vetting by its legal counsel, the filing said. If […]

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Last week in tech: Autonomous Teslas, laundry-folding robots, and a fast Nike shoe

It’s been hard not to be preoccupied by Avengers: Endgame, which came out this week. Maybe you’ve been scrambling to get tickets, or worrying about whether you can sit through the 3-hour film without a pee break. (On that last point, we have some advice to share.) Regardless, if you feel like you’ve missed out […]

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Seeing Red Again: Tesla’s Winning Streak Turns to a Loss in First Quarter

<img data-attachment-id="1577969" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg" data-orig-size="868,579" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1577969 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” alt=”tesla-model-3″ width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg 868w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Analysts and investors, who were already warned to expect disappointment, didn’t walk away disappointed from Tesla’s first-quarter 2019 earnings […]

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