Tesla Model S

Can Tesla Repair Service Keep Pace With Mainstream Move?

By Courtney Messenbaugh on Wed Jul 12 16:34:58 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Tesla has announced that it will be adding 350 new service vans, 100 new service centers and 1,400 service technicians to its lineup, undoubtedly as a preemptive strike against future service hiccups with the arrival of the Model… Read More

Can Tesla Repair Service Keep Pace With Mainstream Move?

By Courtney Messenbaugh on Wed Jul 12 16:34:58 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla has announced that it will be adding 350 new service vans, 100 new service centers and 1,400 service technicians to its lineup, undoubtedly as a preemptive strike against future service hiccups with the arrival of the Model… Read More

Tesla Throws Shade at IIHS After Lackluster Crash Test

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Jul 06 11:00:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — In response to the Tesla Model S's acceptable rating in one of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's crash tests, the automaker issued a statement questioning the agency's "methods and motivations," according to a Reuters report. The electric… Read More

3 Up, 3 Down in IIHS Large-Car Crash Tests

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed Jul 05 22:01:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently crash-tested six model-year 2017 large cars; three came out on top, but the remaining three failed to get any safety awards. The Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Toyota Avalon earned the… Read More

Tesla Model 3 Production Starts Friday, Musk Says

By Fred Meier on Mon Jul 03 10:04:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced late Sunday in a series of tweets that the first production model of the new entry-level Model 3 will roll off the assembly line on Friday and that the first 30 deliveries to… Read More

Musk Hints at Model 3 Release Date Announcement Sunday

By Fred Meier on Fri Jun 30 12:32:23 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla CEO Elon Musk may be second only to Donald Trump (OK, maybe also Kim Kardashian) for how closely his Twitter activity is followed. The latest Musk tweet to make news is a cryptic blurt hinting that he… Read More

Tesla Autopilot Crash Probe Report Released

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Jun 21 13:32:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The National Transportation Safety Board released information this week from its investigation of a fatal crash in May 2016 when a Tesla Model S with its Autopilot system engaged hit a semitrailer. The collision killed the Tesla's driver, 40-year-old… Read More

How Quick Could a Tesla Roadster Be?

By Mike Hanley on Fri Jun 16 11:09:13 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla's first car was the Roadster, an electric convertible based on the Lotus Elise that was last offered for the 2011 model year. The California automaker has a new Roadster in the works and CEO Elon Musk, in… Read More

5 Reasons Plug-in Cars Have a Bright Future

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Jun 16 10:26:20 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Plug-in cars may still seem few and far between on your daily commute, but a new report says they're progressing toward broader acceptance. The 40-page study, released this month by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute, says… Read More

Tesla Rolls Out Autopilot Update

By Brian Wong on Tue Jun 13 13:29:59 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla confirmed that starting today, a software update will roll out to Model S and Model X vehicles with the second generation of its Autopilot hardware (cars produced after October 2016). Related: Tesla Model Y SUV Will Get… Read More

Tesla Model Y SUV Will Get New Platform, Factory

By Fred Meier on Wed Jun 07 12:45:11 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla's Model Y, the automaker's forthcoming smaller SUV, will use a new vehicle platform and will require a new Tesla assembly plant, CEO Elon Musk confirmed at the company's annual shareholder meeting this week in Mountain View, Calif. Related:… Read More