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Beverly Hills Proposes Autonomous Transit System

By Matt Schmitz on April 19, 2016


CARS.COM — We're not sure if Bentley or Mercedes-Benz are currently developing an autonomous-driving Continental or G-Class, but they might want to start thinking about it. That iconic enclave for the rich and famous — Beverly Hills, Calif. — is… Read More

Beverly Hills Proposes Autonomous Transit System

By Matt Schmitz on April 19, 2016

CARS.COM — We're not sure if Bentley or Mercedes-Benz are currently developing an autonomous-driving Continental or G-Class, but they might want to start thinking about it. That iconic enclave for the rich and famous — Beverly Hills, Calif. — is… Read More

Reliability is $35,000 Question For Tesla Model 3

By Kelsey Mays on April 14, 2016

CARS.COM — The Tesla Model S luxury car has its share of reliability gremlins; will the more affordable, $35,000 Model 3, coming in late 2017, have similar problems? The California automaker claims it's making strides in both service and reliability,… Read More

Tesla Boosts Range, Power and Price of Model X

By Aaron Bragman on April 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has quietly revealed an update to its Model X, the SUV that's been on sale for only a few short months. A new base model joins the lineup: The Model X 75D replaces the… 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

Recall Alert: 2016 Tesla Model X

By Jennifer Geiger on April 11, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,700 Model X SUVs built before March 26, 2016 The Problem: Reuters is reporting that a faulty locking hinge in the third-row seats could allow the seats to fall forward in a crash, increasing the risk… Read More

Reservations for Tesla Model 3 Top 325,000, but Questions Remain

By Kelsey Mays on April 8, 2016

CARS.COM — Tesla's March 31 unveiling of the all-new Model 3 had shoppers lining up at dealerships like Black Friday at an electronics store. By the end of April 2, the California automaker had 276,000 reservations worldwide for its new, smaller… Read More

Tesla Expands Its Charging Network

By Brian Wong on April 7, 2016

CARS.COM — Tesla's launch of its new Model 3 was a huge success. As of Wednesday, preorders for the affordable electric vehicle had reached 270,000 units worldwide. Lost in the hubbub of the launch is another piece of big news:… Read More

Tesla Model 3: First Ride

By Brian Wong on April 1, 2016

CARS.COM — Tesla's more affordable Model 3 four-door hatchback, introduced last night at the company's Design Facility in Hawthorne, Calif., could be as many as 20 months from delivery, but I got the opportunity to check out a prototype and… Read More

Tesla Model 3 Wows With $35,000 Price Tag

By Brian Wong on April 1, 2016

CARS.COM — It's not often that you hear an automaker laud a car's minimum performance, range and price rather than the most a model could offer, but that's what Tesla CEO Elon Musk did at Thursday night's unveiling of the… 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