Norwegian customers filed a lawsuit against Tesla that said a software update on their Model S cars slowed charging speeds and cut battery life.
The Tesla Model S Plaid was initially set to launch in February, but was pushed back due to supply-chain snags.
Tesla blends a special mix of engineering, technology, and software to make the Model S Performance the fastest-accelerating production car.
Tesla raised the price of the Model S Plaid Plus, the Model 3 Standard Range Plus, the Model 3 Long-Range All-Wheel Drive, and the Model Y Long Range.
Tesla is recalling 134,951 Model X and Model S vehicles with potentially faulty touchscreens. The recall affects cars with 8GB media cards manufactured before March 2018. Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asked Tesla to recall the vehicles. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Tesla started […]
Tesla on Wednesday announced that updated versions of the Model S and Model X would arrive later this year. The sedan and crossover now have landscape-oriented screens and U-shaped steering wheels. Tesla also added new sporty trim levels to each vehicle’s lineup. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Rumours […]
Consumer Reports no longer recommends the Tesla Model S. The magazine said its readers reported issues with the sedan’s suspension, electronics, body hardware, and more. In overall reliability, Tesla slipped two spots to come in second-to-last place above Lincoln. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Tesla has sunk to […]
Tesla is recalling around 30,000 Model S and X vehicles in China, the country’s State Administration for Market Regulation said Friday. Tesla issued the recall because of two different suspension defects, but some vehicles may have both, regulators said. The recall impacts the bulk of imported Model S and Model […]
During Tesla’s first ‘Battery Day’ event, CEO Elon Musk showed off the newest version of its oldest sedan: the Model S Plaid. The newest, fastest, most powerful version of the stalwart Model S will hit 60 mph in under two seconds and top out at 200 mph, Musk said. The […]
A man in North Carolina was watching a movie while driving his Tesla Model S on Autopilot and careened into a police car early last Wednesday, authorities told CBS 17 in Raleigh. The man was charged with not moving over for the police and with watching TV while driving. There […]
Leaked emails from 2012 reveal that Tesla knew its Model S battery had a design flaw that could lead to break downs and fires, but it sold the cars anyway. It’s unclear when the design flaw was fixed. This revelation comes as Tesla is dealing with customer complaints of manufacturing […]
The US highway safety administration is investigating some Tesla Model S vehicles that could have faulty memory chips. When the components wear out, the main media control centre for the car can fail, NHTSA said. Tesla did not respond to a request for comment about the new investigation. There have […]
A unique Tesla Model S is up for sale, offering buyers a style of Tesla that doesn’t come from the factory: a station wagon. A coachbuilder in the Netherlands converted the Model S into a station wagon, calling it the “Model SB.” It’s the only one of its kind. The […]
Elon Musk claimed this week that a botched test by federal regulators hurt the Tesla Model S’s official range estimate. “When we did the last EPA test, unfortunately, EPA had left the car door opened and the keys in the car; this is overnight,” Musk said on a conference call. […]
A Tesla Model S sold via a third-party dealer had its Autopilot and self-driving features remotely disabled by the company. The owner discovered Tesla had performed an “audit” of the car three days after selling it to the dealer he subsequently bought it from, and decided the autopilot features (totalling […]
Tesla‘s semiautonomous Autopilot feature has led to an alarming, if rare trend: drivers falling asleep at the wheel. In 2019, a record number of videos surfaced of Tesla drivers seemingly asleep on the highway while Autopilot kept their car moving at high speeds. Tesla’s autopilot has drawn controversy for its […]
Elon Musk says Tesla’s only making the Model S and X for “sentimental reasons.” The comments come as the company looks to its new Model Y, and continued sales of its Model 3 sedan. “They’re really niche products,” he said. “I mean, they’re very expensive, made in low volume.” Tesla […]