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Musk's New Tesla Vision Stretches From Solar Panels to Heavy Trucks

By Fred Meier on July 21, 2016


CARS.COM —Tesla CEO Elon Musk has outlined a grandly expanded plan for the company that ranges from home power systems to electric heavy trucks and self-driving buses to help transport the way to a "sustainable energy economy." Related: Tesla Model… Read More

Musk's New Tesla Vision Stretches From Solar Panels to Heavy Trucks

By Fred Meier on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM —Tesla CEO Elon Musk has outlined a grandly expanded plan for the company that ranges from home power systems to electric heavy trucks and self-driving buses to help transport the way to a "sustainable energy economy." Related: Tesla Model… Read More

Consumer Reports Calls on Tesla to Disable Autopilot Features

By Fred Meier on July 14, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of questions raised by a fatal crash in May, Consumer Reports called on Tesla to disable some self-driving features of its Autopilot system and to dial back marketing hype, which CR says leads people to assume… Read More

Tesla's Musk Stands Behind Autopilot, Will Increase Customer Education

By Fred Meier on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — As Tesla deals with an inquiry by safety regulators into its Autopilot feature, it has no plans to disable the technology and instead will increase efforts to educate customers on proper use of it, CEO Elon Musk told… Read More

Tesla Model S Driver Killed With Autopilot Engaged; NHTSA Opens Investigation

By Matt Schmitz on July 1, 2016

CARS.COM — In a tragic loss of life and possible setback for public acceptance of autonomous-driving technologies, Tesla announced Thursday that a motorist was killed in a collision with a semitrailer while driving a Model S with the Autopilot feature… Read More

Tesla Addresses Reports of Repressed Owner Complaints

By Kelsey Mays on June 10, 2016

CARS.COM — A new report claims Tesla helped foot the bill for out-of-warranty repairs in exchange for a nondisclosure-like "goodwill" agreement that asked customers to keep their cars' problems confidential. Tesla blasted the story as "preposterous." Related: Tesla Targets Lower-Price… Read More

Tesla Targets Lower-Price Buyers With Model S 60

By Matt Schmitz on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — For everyone out there who's been asking when you'd be able to get your hands on a Tesla Model S for less than $70,000, CEO Elon Musk has heard you. The reigning range champ among luxury electric cars… Read More

Tesla Selling Stock to Finance Model 3, Updates Self-Park Feature's Safety

By Kelsey Mays on May 19, 2016

CARS.COM — As Tesla Motors closes in on 400,000 reservations for the new Model 3, the automaker will try to raise up to an estimated $1.7 billion through a stock offering. It said the proceeds will be used to ramp… Read More

Tesla's Summon Feature Scrutinized After Model S Crash

By Jennifer Newman on May 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Tesla and a Tesla Model S owner are playing the blame game over why the car allegedly started on its own and rear-ended a semitrailer. Related: More Tesla News Model S owner Jared Overton of Utah County, Utah,… Read More

Tesla Updates Model S

By Aaron Bragman on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Hot on the heels of the unveiling of the new Model 3 compact electric sedan, Tesla Motors has revealed the first-ever styling changes to the bigger, more expensive Model S. The most obvious are changes to the sedan's front-end… Read More

Tesla Autopilot: First Test

By Joe Wiesenfelder on February 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Unbeknownst to most consumers, many established automakers and their suppliers have been researching vehicle autonomy since before Tesla Motors existed, and semi-autonomous safety features have been working their way into cars from many brands for several years. So… Read More