Tesla hopes to unveil its electric pickup truck in November

[ad_1] The truck mostly remains a mystery. Tesla has hinted at a “cyberpunk” design (you’re looking at a teaser above) that will purportedly offer the carrying ability of a Ford F-150 and the performance of a base Porsche 911, but not much more than that. The EV maker has strong incentives to show more, at […]

Tesla Autopilot let driver rely too much on automation

[ad_1] This Jan. 22, 2018, file still frame from video provided by KCBS-TV shows a Tesla Model S electric car that has crashed into a fire engine on Interstate 405 in Culver City, Calif. A government report says the driver of the Tesla that slammed into a firetruck was using the car’s Autopilot system when […]

Now Tesla owners can attach a picture to their repair request

[ad_1] While many Tesla owners love their electric vehicles, one complaint we’ve heard about has been about waiting for repairs. Last year Elon Musk announced Tesla would bring most collision repairs in-house to help reduce wait times to same-day or even one-hour, and now its mobile app is part of the push to get things […]

Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery solar panels

[ad_1] This June 25, 2019, file photo shows the entrance to a Walmart in Pittsburgh. A lawsuit filed earlier this week by Walmart over fires in rooftop solar panels made by Tesla Inc. has been sealed by the court, and both sides say they look forward to addressing all issues. In joint statements Friday, Aug. […]

Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery solar panels

[ad_1] This June 25, 2019, file photo shows the entrance to a Walmart in Pittsburgh. A lawsuit filed earlier this week by Walmart over fires in rooftop solar panels made by Tesla Inc. has been sealed by the court, and both sides say they look forward to addressing all issues. In joint statements Friday, Aug. […]

Tesla suspension update helps Model S and Model X high-speed driving

[ad_1] The latest software (2019.28.3.1) makes adjustments to the adaptive suspension system, using “dampening algorithms” to better handle speeds over 160 km/h (100mph), as reported by Electrek. That means the feature won’t be of much use to drivers in the US, who are stuck with a maximum allowed speed of up to 85mph. It will […]

Tesla Model 3 owner implants key card chip into her arm to unlock and start her vehicle

[ad_1] When smartphones and keyfobs are impossible to keep up with, some say you could just implant them into your body so you can always unlock your car. That’s the idea behind one Tesla owner’s decision to implant the RFID chip from her Model 3’s key card into her arm. Unlike most cars that come […]