Tag: Tesla Model S

Tesla Seems To Be Remotely Removing Features Such As Autopilot Functions On Used Vehicles

It has been reported that a number of used Tesla owners are allegedly discovering that features on their newly-purchased cars have been disabled. In February, Jalopnik reported on the case of a man by the name of Alec who purchased a 2017 Tesla Model S from a used car dealership in December 2019. The dealership […]

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Sharp Slaps Tesla With Patent Lawsuit, Seeks To Stop Model 3 Sales In Japan

Technology company Sharp has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Japanese unit of Tesla, Reuters reports. The lawsuit, filed in the Tokyo District Court, alleges that the mobile communications equipment installed in some Model 3, Model S, and Model X vehicles violate patents owned by Sharp. Sharp is seeking an injunction to halt the […]

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Tesla Was Banned From Kansas City Auto Show, So Rebellious Owners Staged Their Own Display Outside

Tesla owners are an enthusiastic bunch and despite the electric automaker being banned from the Kansas City Auto Show, a group of Tesla owners decided to stage their own display directly outside the event. If you’re wondering why the electric automaker was not permitted to display its vehicles at the event,. it’s because the state’s […]

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Hack Tricks Tesla Autopilot To Read 35 MPH Signs As 85 MPH

Technology researchers from McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) have managed to trick the Mobileye technologies used in Tesla’s first-generation Autopilot system to misread 35 mph speed limit signs as 85 mph signs. Mobileye’s advanced camera system is used by more than 40 million vehicles worldwide, including select Tesla models, and researchers set out to discover […]

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Tesla Model S And Model X To Get Wireless Phone Charging And More For 2021MY

The Tesla Model S and Model X are set to receive a handful of upgrades for the 2021 model year, Tesla hacker and enthusiast Greentheonly has revealed on Twitter. While recently digging through the software of the vehicles, the hacker found mention of various upgrades in the works. One of the most important updates for […]

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$2,000 Computer Upgrade Coming To Older Teslas, But Musk Says It’s Not Worth It

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla will introduce a new media computer upgrade in the coming months that’ll be offered to existing owners. Curiously, he doesn’t recommend owners opt for the upgrade. In 2018, Tesla started building its vehicles with a new system that’s roughly twice as fast as the computer and infotainment used in […]

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Data Show Average EV Battery Loses 2.3% Of Its Capacity Every Year

Fleet-telematics company Geotab has published data that details how batteries used by electric vehicles degrade over time. Geotab used data from 6,300 fleet and consumer electric vehicles around the world and discovered that, on average, EV batteries lose about 2.3 per cent of their capacity per year, Quartz reports. Geotab says that at this rate, […]

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Rougly 120 New Cars Could Be Coming To Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4 looks set to receive no less than 120-odd new vehicles as part of an extensive update (or updates), reports from the GT Planet forums suggest. Users at the forum recently dug through Forza Horizon 4’s code and discovered the names of dozens of new vehicles that look set to be added to […]

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This Tesla Model S P85 Has Been Driven For 1 Million Kilometers!

The Tesla Model S P85 you’re looking at is believed to be the highest-mileage Tesla on earth (excluding Musk’s Roadster currently floating around in space…), with its odo having just ticked over to 1,000,000 km (621,371 miles). Owner Hansjörg Gemmingen purchased his red Model S P85 back in 2014 to join his first-generation Tesla Roadster. […]

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