Tag: Tesla

Tesla’s Market Value Exceeds $100 Billion, Topping VW Group Even Though It Sold 10.5 Million More Cars

Not long after Tesla’s value soared to more than Ford and General Motors combined, the electric car manufacturer’s shares have continued to rise, pushing it beyond the (stock market) value of even Volkswagen. At the time of writing, Tesla shares sit at $572.20 although did reach as high as $594.50 during intraday trading, giving the […]

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Tesla, Michigan Finally Reach a Truce

<img data-attachment-id="1692990" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/10/tesla-troubles-models-bricking-over-flash-memory-problem/shutterstock_1481877515/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503.jpg" data-orig-size="950,647" 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 repair tesla service center canada" data-image-description=" JL IMAGES/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-450×306.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-610×415.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692990 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-610×415.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”415″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-610×415.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-450×306.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-768×523.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503-120×82.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1481877515-e1571342150503.jpg 950w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A long-standing legal battle pitting Tesla against the state of Michigan has finally […]

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Green Clash: German Environmentalists Protest Tesla Factory

<img data-attachment-id="1697726" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/11/a-new-twist-california-bans-gov-purchasing-of-most-auto-brands/shutterstock_1286601643/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643.jpg" 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":"1"}" data-image-title="EV charging California Tesla Supercharger station" data-image-description=" Beach Media/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1697726 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The catapulting of environmental issues to the forefront of public discourse has spawned […]

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Tesla Model Y VINs Hit NHTSA Database, Deliveries Could Start In Two Weeks

It appears as though deliveries of the Tesla Model Y could start very soon after it was revealed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) VIN decoder website has been updated to include the new all-electric crossover. In addition to Tesla Model Y VINs now being available to search and view, the car also received […]

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Can The Tesla Model 3 Performance EV Outgun A Porsche 911 Carrera S?

While the novelty of seeing high-performance Tesla models take on more expensive sports cars and supercars has somewhat started to wear off, this video from CarWow featuring the Tesla Model 3 Performance and Porsche 911 Carrera S is well worth a watch because the two are so evenly matched. While the Model 3 Performance and […]

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Tesla Blames Short Sellers for Recall Petition, Says No Problem Exists

<img data-attachment-id="1689884" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/09/tesla-close-to-unlocking-one-million-miles-per-battery/shutterstock_1503415655/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" 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 logo tesla charger tesla motors" data-image-description=" JL IMAGES/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689884″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1503415655.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Following confirmation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will […]

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Tesla Model X Cut In Two After Nissan GT-R Slams Into It

A freak accident happened in Hallandale Beach, Florida on Monday when a Nissan GT-R reportedly ran a red light and slammed into a Tesla Model X, effectively cutting the EV in two. Yes, you read that right: the electric crossover was left without the entire rear section behind the second-row seats, including the rear wheels. […]

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Tesla Slams Unintended Acceleration Issues As ‘Completely False’, Says Was Sparked By Short Seller

Tesla is vigorously disputing claims that its vehicles suffer from unintended acceleration issues after it was revealed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will look into a petition (see full document here) asserting about 500,000 of its electric cars may have such problems. In a blog post, Tesla revealed that the petition was filed […]

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Tesla Cars Are Suddenly Accelerating For No Reason, Investigation Underway [Update]

Modern cars have definitely gotten a lot smarter compared to cars back in the day, where they are now equipped with computers and sensors that are supposed to make the driving experience better. However, sometimes the addition of technology can make things worse and more complicated. Advertising Take for example a recent petition in which […]

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Russian UAZ Transformed Into A Life-Size Tesla Cybertruck Replica

The world’s fascination with the Tesla Cybertruck continues and the latest replica has just emerged out of Russia. This Cybertruck started out as a Russian UAZ that the Garage54 YouTube channel in question covered in concrete not too long ago. With all of that concrete drilled away, work begun on modifying the frame of the […]

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NHTSA Mulls Petition Seeking Tesla Recall Investigation

<img data-attachment-id="1702976" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/12/congress-says-nay-to-expanding-ev-tax-credits/shutterstock_471343589/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" 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 charging station" data-image-description=" Welcomia/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1702976″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_471343589.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration agreed to review a petition requesting the agency formally investigate 500,000 […]

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Speaking of China – Tesla’s Thinking Small

While we’re on the subject of American (or somewhat American) automakers looking to beat the Chinese at their own EV game, Tesla has announced a new direction in that massive electric vehicle market. With Model 3s now rolling into buyers’ hands from its just-opened Shanghai assembly plant, the automaker has turned its eye to the […]

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