tesla

  • Model X and Model S safer than human driver

    The poster child of the electric vehicle movement, Tesla, has made waves in the autonomous driving industry once again following the announcement that every new model that leaves the production line will come fitted with the necessary hardware for complete autonomy. Tesla’s bold claim is that their new hardware...
  • Tesla hackers take heat off Uconnect

    A hacker used to be someone who attacked finance and classified government documents from his attic but now to hackers are finding fame by targeting the car. And Tesla, with its over-the-air updates and WiFi connectivity should is a hot score. Watch this group of hackers from China send this Tesla...
  • While dad is away son does 10-sec drag in Tesla

    As fast as a Nissan GTR and Ferrari F12tdf down the quarter mile, this Tesla P90D fitted with the optional ludicrous mode registers a new record with a time of 10.8 seconds. Driven by a 20-year old (keeping things light), the Tesla P90D rockets to 100km/h from standstill in 2.8...
  • Tesla can be hopeful despite massive losses

    Tesla is confident of turning profits around after losing more money in 2016. A wave of new models will help. Not such a rosy 2016 financial year for Tesla as the company reported a €220 million loss in Q2 – a trend that has continued for the last three years....
  • Model X platform might solve public transport

    Elon Musk has a bold new plan for the future of public transport. A Tesla Minibus could arrive by 2017 on the Model X platform. The Tesla Model X platform might have more than one use. Engaged in a conversation over Twitter, Elon admitted that an electric cargo van...
  • Model X might be innocent in autonomous crash

    Another Tesla model has crashed while in autonomous mode. The Tesla Model X driven near Whitehall in Montana veered off the road into a wooden guardrail early on a Sunday morning, according to reports. This is the second high-profile Tesla accident in quick succession after a Model S collided with...
  • Video: Dumb stuff people do in autonomous cars

    What’s the craziest thing you’ve done in an autonomous car? A facebook post, Tinder profiling or snap a few selfies? Here’s a  collection of Tesla owners doing slightly more outrageous acts, ranging from playing Jenga to sleeping. Not all go to plan and we could be witnessing the most irresponsible period...
  • Video: Gigafactory will accelerate lithium-ion production

    Aerial shots revealthe enormity of Tesla’s new gigafactory, set to begin business in two months’ time. “We are excited to announce that the Gigafactory Grand Opening event will take place on the evening of Friday, July 29, at our facility outside Reno, Nevada“, Tesla wrote. The 5-billion dollar facility built in...
  • Model 4 could be Tesla’s new affordable car

    A more affordable Tesla is on the way, Elon Musk has hinted in a recent conference. This statement of intent comes off the back of the Tesla Model 3 – the company’s first mid-level premium sedan competing against BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C Class. The Model 3 has...