Tag: Tesla

Tesla is now expanding the beta for Full Self-Driving

Tesla currently has Full Self-Driving support for its cars in beta currently, but it has limited spaces so only a certain amount of people have been able to join. However that is soon about to change, Elon Musk recently tweeted out that the beta program is expanding, by a lot. The program is going to expand in size by about ten times. If you want to take part, Elon Musk […]

Tesla has stopped taking orders for the base line Model Y

In the last few days, Tesla has stopped orders for the entry level Model Y small SUV. The Standard Range version only launched a few weeks ago and has been dropped all of a sudden. This decision could be for any reason, supply issues, backorders retooling etc. The base price of the Model Y was $39,990 which was a reduced price anyway, now the Standard Range version has gone the […]

Tesla has been ordered to recall 12,300 Model X cars due to loose trim

Tesla has been ordered to recall over 12,000 Tesla Model X vehicles worldwide due to trim issues related to adhesive. Germany has instigated the recall, specifically KBA, the motor vehicle regulator in Germany. The KBA has said that on older Model X vehicles, the trim could become loose and then could fall off while the car is moving, which is a serious safety issue. This issue affects older Model X vehicle, […]

Tesla has delayed the Roadster until 2022

Tesla has had to delay the 2nd generation Roadster again, this time down to the motor and battery system needed more work. Elon said that the engineering will be finished this year with production to start in 2022. The new Roadster was unveiled back in 2017 alongside the Semi, Tesla’s upcoming all electric truck, which itself has some impressive stats. Up until Elon was asked on Twitter yesterday, not much […]

New refreshed Tesla Model S appears on online configurator

Brand new images of a redesigned Tesla Model S have appeared on the official online configurator today over on tesla.com, boasting an all new interior with landscape screen, redesigned dashboard with less buttons, new steering wheel and a screen in the rear for the passengers. The car has three large screens, one for the rear passengers which allows for gaming and controlling the new tri-zone climate system. The middle main […]

The only car manufacturers to see increased sales last year were Tesla and MG

In 2020 in general, car sales suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic, people being unemployed as a result and this affects the car sales last year, in fact new car registrations hit a 30-year low in 2020, 680,076 fewer cars were sold last year than in 2019. However two car manufacturers came out on top, MG and Tesla who both saw increased sales. Tesla had the best selling car in April […]

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

In December 2020, Tesla had the best selling car of the month here in the UK with the Model 3. Almost 6,000 units of the car were shifted even with a decline of 29.4% in new car registrations year on year in the whole country. Tesla sold exactly 5,798 of the Model 3, more than the ever popular Volkswagen Golf and usual crowing champion, the Ford Fiesta. In December, Volkswagen […]

Tesla is now selling a cheaper Model Y

This week, Tesla has started to make the Model Y more affordable with the introduction of the standard range rear-wheel drive Model Y which comes in at $42,000 in the US (£33,000). As well as this new version of the Model Y, Tesla has also started offering it with a seven seat option, in addition to the five seat option. The rear wheel drive version of the Model Y was […]

Tesla manufactured 500,000 cars last year

For Tesla, 2020 seemed a bit up and down, on the upside back in May last here the Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car here in the UK due to the pandemic, traditional car manufactures hadn’t caught up in time to the way Tesla sells its cars – all online. The company just changed the hand off to be deliveries or zero touch and there wasn’t much work […]

Tesla opens world’s largest Supercharger location in China today

Today, Tesla has opened it’s largest ever Supercharger location in Shanghai, China with a massive 72 stalls, and judging by the images provided my Twitter user @JaiinShanghai it all looks to be located in an underground carpark of some kind. All 72 stalls are v2 Superchargers only, meaning up to 150 kW output can be achieved. The previous largest Tesla charging site is actually in the US – located in […]