Tesla

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

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

High Five! Tesla Model X Scores Perfect Crash Ratings

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Jun 13 15:05:28 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — X marks the spot where safety is concerned after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded Tesla's all-new Model X SUV perfect scores across the board in crash tests. The 2017 Model X earned NHTSA's five-star safety rating… 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

Tesla Releases More Model 3 Details

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Jun 07 11:59:51 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — When Tesla sells its first Model 3 in July, the sedan won't be available in many configurations like the pricier Model S and Model X. The Model 3, Tesla's most affordable car yet, will come in just a few… Read More

Auto Insurer Raises Rates for Teslas

By Fred Meier on Wed Jun 07 09:54:46 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — A major auto insurer is raising rates for Tesla owners, saying data shows the Model S and Model X electric vehicles have more insurance claims and higher claims costs compared with other cars in what it considers the same class, an… Read More

Latest Certified Pre-Owned Incentives by Automaker

By Cars.com on Fri Jun 02 07:30:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Certified pre-owned incentives are reduced-rate loans offered by manufacturers to qualified buyers of CPO vehicles. All financing offers listed here are available nationally unless noted otherwise. Not every buyer will qualify for this discount financing, contact your dealer… Read More

Trump and the Auto Industry: Update

By Cars.com Staff on Thu Jun 01 13:58:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As he begins his term, President Donald Trump is focusing on U.S. manufacturing and, in particular, the automotive industry. We're following his comments and moves around this industry as they occur, so check back regularly to see what's… Read More