Tag: Tesla

Car Sales In Germany Plunge 38% In March Even As Lexus And Tesla Weather Storm

New car registrations in Germany were down 38% last month to 215,119 units, according to a KBA vehicle registration agency report. Market leader VW saw a drop of 35%, while Mercedes and BMW’s numbers went down 28% and 21% respectively. Audi meanwhile saw their registrations decline by 37%, whereas Ford’s sales plummeted by 50%, as […]

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Tesla Tried To Keep Its Fremont Factory Open Despite Lockdown Order

Tesla wasn’t particularly keen to close down its Fremont factory in mid-March and it’s since been revealed the company fought to keep the facility open even after being ordered to shut it down. Protocol recently received a series of emails and memos between Fremont Police Chief Kimberly Petersen and Tesla’s senior policy advisor Dan Chia […]

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Tesla Cybertruck: Crowdsourced Data Tries To Find Which Countries Lead In Pre-Orders

With its futuristic styling and impressive performance numbers, the Tesla Cybertruck has become an internet sensation, gathering hundreds of thousands of (low cost and fully-refundable) pre-orders from all over the world. Last month, Elon Musk announced that they have more than 535,000 reservations, and using the power of the internet and the vehicle’s future owners, […]

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Updated Tesla Autopilot Beta Software Can React To Traffic Lights

<!––> <!––> A select bunch of Tesla owners have received a new Autopilot feature that allows the marque’s vehicles to stop at traffic lights without any driver intervention. Electrek reports that this feature forms part of a more advanced version of Autopilot that Tesla is developing for suburban driving. A video shared on Twitter shows […]

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Tesla To Reopen New York Factory And Start Making Ventilators “As Soon As Humanly Possible”

Tesla will reopen its shuttered factory in New York and start manufacturing ventilators for coronavirus patients, Elon Musk has confirmed. New York is currently the epicenter of the Covid-19 virus in the United States and Tesla was recently forced to shut its New York facility in Buffalo due to lockdown orders. Taking to Twitter, however, […]

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2020 Corvette C8 Races Tesla Model 3, They Seem Quite Evenly Matched

If you had to choose between owning a Tesla Model 3 Performance or a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, which would you pick? Of course, these two are not rivals and appeal to different shoppers but, as this video shows, they offer similar bang-for-your-buck performance. The Corvette featured in this clip from DragTimes is owned by […]

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This Tesla Model 3 Is So Good At Faking It, Sounds Like A V12 Lamborghini

<!––> <!––> One of the most common complaints car enthusiasts have about electric vehicles is their lack of any kind of intoxicating engine sounds. Over in the UK, however, exhaust manufacturer Milltek Sport has developed a system for the Tesla Model 3 Performance that makes it sound like a supercar. The system, featured in the […]

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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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