Tag: Tesla

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 […]

Tesla Semi delayed until next year

This week, Tesla has announced that deliveries of the upcoming Semi truck have now been delayed until 2021 with the original launch date being 2019. Tesla announced the delay during its Q1 2020 earnings presentation. Tesla has not provided any reasoning behind the delay, it only said it is “shifting” the delivery timeframe until next year. This is very likely due to be down to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Source: […]

Tesla has now built one million electric vehicles

This week, Tesla achieved a pretty large milestone. It has now produced over one million cars and the one-millionth one was a Model Y, the company’s latest model which is due to be shipping to customers very soon. Elon Musk (Tesla CEO), shared some photos on Twitter. Congratulations Tesla team on making our 1,000,000th car!! pic.twitter.com/5M99a9LLQi — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 10, 2020

Tesla launches a new ‘track pack’ for the Model 3

Last week, Tesla launched the new ‘track pack’ for the Model 3 Performance to help the car cope better when being used on a race track, which people tend to do. The new pack is also joined by an over the air update, with Track Mode V2 which adds new features and metrics to monitor. What’s in the new track pack? The package is $5,500 and includes new performance wheels, […]

Tesla Model Y will be delivering to customers soon

Some customers who have pre-ordered the Tesla Model Y, are now starting to receive emails letting them know that delivery will be taking place in March this year. The Model 3 based SUV was introduced in March last year and production started to increase in January 2020. Electrek reported today that some customers have started to get emails to let them know that their Model Y is ready for delivery, in […]

Tesla Model S now has more range as standard

Yesterday, Elon Musk revealed on Twitter that the Tesla Model S now has nearly four hundred miles of range, on one charge. The Model S has now been updated for an EPA estimated range of 390 miles in the US, whereas it used to be 373 miles. On the UK site, the WLTP range is at 379 miles on the Long Range model, which is £77,700. Elon has said that […]

Elon Musk: ‘It won’t be long’ until the Model S can go 400 miles on one charge

During Tesla’s most recent earnings call, CEO Elon Musk revealed that the Model S could have a 400 mile range before long, when the Model S and Model X switch to using the new battery cells which are currently in use with the Model 3. “We’re rapidly approaching a 400-mile range for Model S. So, it won’t be long before Model S has a 400-mile range” Elon Musk – Tesla […]