Tesla announces Model S Plaid, with 1,100bhp

Today, Tesla has announced the new high end Model S Plaid, which has over 1000bhp and can do 0-60mph in sub 2.0 seconds. The Model S Plaid has been talked about for over a year now, and Tesla shared a clip of the car lapping Laguna Seca in 1 min 36 seconds last year and just over the weekend, the car lapped it in 1 min 30 seconds. Video In-car […]

Tesla’s can now detect and react to speed limit signs

Tesla’s have always been one of the most advanced cars on the market, in terms of electronics and on board assistance system and now the company is pushing further ahead with recent enhancements to the way Autopilot detects signs. Last week, Tesla starting releasing a new update which would allow any Tesla with Autopilot to detect and react to speed limit signs, using the onboard cameras. This is an improvement […]

Elon Musk says Tesla account 2FA is coming soon

Tesla has long not offered two factor authentication on its online accounts for managing the company’s cars, solar and powerwall installations. Despite the need for an account such as a Tesla account to be pretty secure this feature has never been an option, from the Tesla app you have access to unlock a car, summon and much more. A few days ago on Twitter, Elon Musk (Tesla CEO) said that […]

Tesla has eight new Service Centres marked as “Coming soon” in the UK

Tesla currently has nine service centres here in the UK, which up until the popularity increase of the Model 3 lately has probably been enough to sustain the current level of Tesla owners here. However, Tesla is looking to nearly double that with eight new service centres marked as “coming soon” at various locations around the country. Tesla currently has service centres in the following locations – Birmingham – Bristol […]

Tesla Model 3 now has wireless phone charging as standard

The Tesla Model 3 was actually announced quite a while ago now, just over four years ago Elon Musk unveiled the car in 2016 and since July 2017 it has been in production. During that time Tesla has made enormous advancements with the software, as usual but Tesla hasn’t made many external and physical changes to the Model 3 until now, as a reader from Electrek has said that new […]

Elon Musk says, Tesla is ready to start mass production of the Semi

Tesla announced the Semi, as well as roadster back at the end of 2017 – almost three years ago and neither vehicle is available yet. The Roadster is about a year away, if recent rumours are to be believed and only a few weeks ago at the end of April it was reported that the Semi has been delayed until next year. Now today, Elon has said that the Semi […]

Jay Leno will have Elon Musk on his show this week, driving the Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla announced the Cybertruck pickup truck last year in November to a very mixed audience and reception. But that didn’t seem to stop 250,000 people pre-ordering the truck within the first few days. This week on Jay Leno’s Garage Elon Musk makes an appearance and Jay drives Elon around in the upcoming Cybertruck, albeit a prototype as the truck is not expected to be on sale until 2021. Elon did reveal in […]

Tesla Model 3 in Long Range RWD configuration has now entered production in China

In the last few days, news has come about that the Long Range Rear Wheel Drive version of the Tesla Model 3 has now started being produced in the Gigafactory in China. The car is now available to order in China too, but deliveries have not started yet. This car will cost more than the existing entry level car, the Standard Range Plus which has recently had its price dropped […]

The Tesla Powerwall will now stop charging your Tesla, if the power goes out

The Tesla Powerwall is a brilliant product to buy if you have regular power outages where you live and also much better, if you have solar panels installed. Without solar, the Powerwall can charge up when energy is cheaper and provide a ‘whole home UPS’ if the power goes out. If you have solar too, it can store the energy collected in the day for use at night, when electricity from […]

The Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car in the UK last month

UK car sales have been pretty nonexistent lately, which is pretty much a given due to the ongoing pandemic. In fact, new car sales here in the UK have dropped dramatically by 97% due to the heath crisis. In April, only 4,321 brand new cars were sold, this time last year that number was 161,064. The other news comes from Tesla, which in April made up 15% of those 4,321 […]