Tag: Tesla

Tesla vs Porsche?

<img data-attachment-id="1689066" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109.jpg" data-orig-size="962,627" 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":"1"}" data-image-title="tesla model s" data-image-description=" Abu hasim.A/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-450×293.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-610×398.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689066″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-610×398.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”398″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-610×398.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-450×293.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-768×501.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109-120×78.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1495295081-e1568746494109.jpg 962w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After Porsche’s Taycan secured its status as the fastest electric production vehicle ever to grace the Nürburgring, […]

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Tesla Model S Prototype Allegedly Demolishes Porsche Taycan’s ‘Ring Lap Record

The Porsche Taycan’s Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record may be one of the most short-lived in recent history, at least when it comes to electric vehicles. Tesla is out to set a new benchmark lap time for EVs with two Model S chassis prototypes (a second one painted blue arrived this week) featuring the new three-motor […]

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Elon Musk: I’m Not Sure What *You* Think ‘Pedo’ Means, But…

<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″> Man, it never ends. Removed from the many, many issues at play both inside […]

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As Taycan Awaits EPA Figures, Porsche’s U.S. Boss Offers a Hint

The one thing we don’t know about Porsche’s sexy and prohibitively expensive Taycan EV happens to be one of the most important aspects of any electric car: its range. While many of you (read: almost certainly all of you) have no use for the Taycan and couldn’t afford one without a Brinks holdup, the newly revealed […]

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NTSB Report Reveals Overconfidence in Tesla’s Autopilot Led to Crash

<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 wp-image-1589046 size-large” 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”> Years of boasting from Tesla over the capabilities of […]

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Tesla Dodges Chinese Tax, Raises Prices

<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”> With a 25-percent import tariff looming like a hanging blade over U.S.-built vehicles in the […]

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Tesla Rolls Out Insurance Offering, Claims Big Savings

<img data-attachment-id="1635318" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior.jpeg" data-orig-size="1000,750" 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="model 3 interior" data-image-description=" tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-450×338.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-610×458.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1635318 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-610×458.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-610×458.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-75×56.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-450×338.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-768×576.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior-120×90.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/model-3-interior.jpeg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Late Wednesday, Tesla seemingly gave Tesla owners and intenders what they’ve been looking for: an opportunity to […]

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Tesla rolls out electric vehicle insurance in California

(Reuters) — Tesla said on Wednesday it was launching an insurance service designed to give drivers in California, its biggest market, lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles. Chief Executive Elon Musk has been one of the strongest proponents of the idea that car insurance rates should plummet as driver-assist and self-driving […]

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A Stake in Tesla? Forget It, Says Volkswagen Boss

<img data-attachment-id="1624256" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496.jpg" data-orig-size="3712,2349" 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="Herbert Diess Jetta 2017" data-image-description=" Volkswagen ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-450×285.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1624256 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg” alt=”Herbert Diess Jetta 2017″ width=”610″ height=”386″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-450×285.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-768×486.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-120×76.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess shot down rumors of a potential investment in electric car maker […]

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All Fired Up: Walmart Sues Tesla

<img data-attachment-id="1496185" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-e1485185829903.jpg" data-orig-size="924,694" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Walmart front" data-image-description=" Image: Walmart ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1496185 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-610×458.jpg” alt=”Walmart” width=”610″ height=”458″> No, Walmart was not using fleets of pricey electric vehicles to get 56-cents-a-pound bananas to budget-conscious shoppers; rather, the chain had outfitted a slew of its stores with rooftop […]

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QOTD: Automotive Cooperation Done Right?

<img data-attachment-id="1684736" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" 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":"1"}" data-image-title="1992 Geo Prizm" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684736 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/90125021990214.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In last Wednesday’s QOTD post we covered all the worst examples of automotive collaboration. Commenters racked up the examples, […]

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