Tesla Model S

Tesla Owners Can Summon Car With Smartphone

By Jennifer Geiger on January 10, 2016


CARS.COM -- Tesla isn't planning any big reveals at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but that's not stopping the electric carmaker from announcing some news. The automaker just released software update version 7.1, which builds on… Read More

Tesla Owners Can Summon Car With Smartphone

By Jennifer Geiger on January 10, 2016

CARS.COM -- Tesla isn't planning any big reveals at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but that's not stopping the electric carmaker from announcing some news. The automaker just released software update version 7.1, which builds on… Read More

Recall Alert: All Tesla Model S Sedans

By Matt Schmitz on November 20, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 90,000 Tesla Model S plug-in electric sedans worldwide, comprising every Model S manufactured since the vehicle debuted in 2012 The Problem: The front seat belts may not be properly connected to the outboard lap pretensioners; this could… Read More

Tesla Model S Software Update Makes It First Self-Driving Car

By Andy Ihnatko on October 16, 2015

I was pretty excited about upgrading my iPad to iOS 9.0 last month, and its biggest feature was finally being able to run two apps side-by-side. I can't even imagine¬†how Tesla Model S owners are reacting to what Santa Elon,… Read More

Audi to Unveil Electric SUV in Frankfurt

By Matt Schmitz on August 20, 2015

Following in the electrified footsteps of the R8 e-tron sports car and A3 Sportback e-tron, Audi is expanding its all-electric long-range luxury portfolio into the SUV market. The e-tron quattro concept is set to debut in September at the 2015… Read More

Tesla Model S Gets Faster, Adds New Entry Level Trim

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 17, 2015

In an announcement both logical and "ludicrous," Tesla has knocked $5,000 off the starting price of its all-electric Model S sedan, and added two options that extend the car's range and ensure that it will fly out of dealerships quicker… Read More

Tesla's Base Model S Is Now the All-Wheel-Drive 70D

By Kelsey Mays on April 8, 2015

Just six months after hatching some all-wheel-drive¬†variants of the Model S, Tesla is replacing the least-expensive version, the rear-drive Model S 60, with the all-wheel-drive Model S 70D. Pitched as still a value option, the 70D will have a 70-kilowatt-hour… Read More

Tesla Model S Update To 'End Range Anxiety'

By Kelsey Mays on March 17, 2015

Few auto executives have the power to raise eyebrows with a single tweet like Elon Musk. The CEO of California-based Tesla Motors has used Twitter to do everything from foreshadowing the debut of the Model X SUV to cryptically teasing… Read More

2015 Tesla Model S P85D: First Drive

By Mike Hanley on February 24, 2015

Tesla's new all-wheel-drive Model S, the P85D, represents another instance of an automaker using all-wheel-drive technology to improve performance as well as all-season traction. I know this because my neck is still a little sore from straining against the immense… Read More

Tesla Launches Model S Lease Program

By Matt Schmitz on October 28, 2014

Luxury electric-car manufacturer Tesla this past weekend announced the launch of its new U.S. Bank-backed lease program that practically dons a polyester suit and says, "What's it gonna take for me to put you in a new Model S, today."… Read More

Tesla Unveils All-Wheel-Drive Model S, New Driverless Tech

By Kelsey Mays on October 10, 2014

Thursday evening, California electric-carmaker Tesla made good on CEO Elon Musk's eyebrow-raising tweet a day earlier that it's "about time to unveil the D and something else." Well, the D is here, and it's an all-wheel-drive, dual-motor (hence the "D")… Read More