Tag: Tesla

Tesla Sees Its Rivals’ EV Goals And Sets One Of Its Own: 2 Million Cars Per Year By The End Of 2022

While the EV transition might actually be taking place slower than it seems, manufacturers around the globe are setting big goals. Tesla started that trend, and now, as many question whether or not the Texas-based company can keep its lead, it’s setting big goals for the near and long term, the first of which is […]

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Language Surrounding Tesla’s Autopilot And FSD Technology Is False Advertising According To California DMV

Tesla is in hot water again and this time it’s the brand’s former home state of California that’s on the offensive. More specifically, Tesla has been accused of false advertising by the Californian DMV concerning the automaker’s promotion of its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving technologies. Tesla has long been the subject of controversy over the […]

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Elon Musk Shares “Bad News” That Tesla Cybertruck Prices And Specs Will Change

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said that he has “bad news” for customers who reserved the oft-delayed Cybertruck. Prices for the upcoming truck will rise and specifications will differ from what was originally quoted before it reaches owners’ driveways. Musk made the announcement during Tesla’s annual shareholders meeting at the company’s new plant in Texas. First […]

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The Sinaloa Cartel Is Now Selling Tesla and Prada Branded Cocaine

Yes, that’s the Tesla of cocaine. All photos via Mexico City Attorney General’s Office. MEXICO CITY — The Sinaloa Cartel is rebranding their blow with a bit of inspiration from business magnate Elon Musk and legendary fashion designer Mario Prada. Mexico City authorities busted narcos moving 1.6 tons of cocaine through the capital earlier this week, […]

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Senate Deal Includes Up To $7,500 Tax Credits For New And Used EVs, Lifts Production Cap Allowing Tesla, GM Back In

A new U.S. Senate bill wants to offer thousands of dollars of tax credits for new and used EV buyers and give America’s auto industry billions of dollars to transition to building electric vehicles. A deal between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Senator Joe Manchin keeps the current $7,500 EV tax credit, but […]

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Tesla Remotely Disabled 80 Miles Of Range From Customer’s Car Demanding $4,500, Backtracks When The Web Finds Out

When Tesla released the Model S it debuted a lot of cool features and technology that have spread across the automotive landscape. One of those features, over-the-air updates, allows the manufacturer to improve, and in some cases worsen a vehicle’s features. That’s what reportedly just took place when Tesla disabled some 80 miles (about 129 […]

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More Hyundais Are Receiving EV Incentives In Canada Than Tesla Models

More Hyundais received Canada’s federal Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) than cars from any other car manufacturer in the first half of the year. As of the halfway point of 2022, no less than 7,299 iZEV rebates were applied to newly-purchased Hyundai vehicles in Canada, surpassing Tesla with 7,054 units. It is worth mentioning, however, […]

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Tesla Turns Free Navigation For Life Into A Monthly Subscription Service After 8 Years For New Customers

Automotive subscription services are a hot topic as much of the economy seems to be leaning in that general direction. Now, Tesla, one of the companies that were first to market with a big monthly feature subscription is adding another. New buyers will have to pay for a subscription to get standard connectivity after eight […]

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Study Shows That Despite High Prices, New And Used Cars Are Selling Fast

A number of factors, from greedy dealer markups to super-low inventory numbers to increased demand, have sent automotive prices into the stratosphere. Despite those high prices and a used-car price increase of 10.5 percent on average, buyers are still snatching up vehicles left and right. You might be surprised by some of the top selling […]

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2024 Chevy Blazer Vs. Ford, Tesla And VW Rivals: Who Has The Longest Electric Range, The Most Power And The Biggest Screen?

The 2024 Chevrolet Blazer is a crucial car for the bowtie team. The firm’s first ever electric SUV has to prove it can cut it against the mighty Tesla Model Y in a fast-growing EV segment that’s also contested by the Ford Mustang Mach-E and Volkswagen ID.4. Chevy hasn’t released full mechanical details for the […]

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Bet You Can’t Guess The Three Most Searched-For Used Vehicles In America

The top-three best selling vehicles in America in 2021 were three pickups: the Chevy Silverado, the Ram line and the Ford F-150. But none of those vehicles appears in a new list of the three most searched-for used cars and trucks. In fact, they don’t even make it into the top 10. The data comes, […]

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Elon Musk Hopeful That Tesla Cybertruck Deliveries Will Begin In Mid-2023

November 21st will mark the third anniversary of the Cybertruck’s unveiling and, when that date arrives, it will remind investors and reservation holders that Tesla’s electric vehicle dominance is fleeting. While the model would have been revolutionary had it arrived in 2021 as promised, Tesla has become a spectator in the race they started. The […]

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Tesla Ordered To Pay $10.5M Over Fatal 116MPH Model S Crash Despite Being Found Only 1 Percent At Fault

Tesla has been ordered to pay $10.5 million in the wake of a fatal 2018 crash involving a Model S, despite only being found to be 1 per cent negligent in the fatal incident. The federal jury in Fort Lauderdale heard the story of Barrett Riley who was driving at 116 mph (187 km/h) around […]

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Tesla’s New FSD Beta 10.13 Update Adds Improved Object Detection Among Other Features

While other manufacturers lean heavily on LiDar as the main pillar of their autonomous driving technology, Tesla is continuing to update and improve its radar-based Full Self Driving (FSD) Beta software. A new update, 10.13, aims to improve a number of object detection features along with speed limit recognition and left turn completion. FSD Beta […]

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Auto Industry News: Collector Cars Cool Down, Tesla Decides to Share, Uber Grabs Headlines, Nissan Trims Leaf & Goodguys Award Chevy Roadster

With Monterey Car Week on the horizon, the collector car market is coming under the microscope — and recent data from Hagerty suggests the red-hot scene may be cooling down. Fuel prices also seem to be declining, but economists are being (very) cautiously optimistic with their predictions. If those numbers have you reconsidering going electric, […]

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Auto Industry News: Monthly & Quarterly Auto Sales, Incoming & Outgoing Vehicle Models, Musk & Twitter Drama, and What’s Up With EV Tax Credits?

Second-quarter sales results are in, alongside June numbers from those automakers who still report monthly tallies. The verdict? Consumer sales activity is still a bit of a mixed bag, as demand remains high but low supply is driving up wait times, purchase prices, and interest rates. We break down the good, the bad, and the […]

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