Tesla

Tesla has had to recall some Model Y cars due to loose bolts

Tesla this week has had to recall a number of Model Y SUVs due to a potentially loose bolt in the steering system. 437 cars have been recalled so far. The bolts connecting the front upper control arm and steering knuckle may not have been torqued to specification. If not properly secured, the upper control arm can unseat from the steering knuckle, resulting in excessive negative or positive camber and […]

Tesla hints it might make a hatchback EV

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO has recently hinted that for the market here in Europe a smaller Tesla EV, in the form of a hatchback might be coming at some stage. All he said was, when speaking to Bloomberg: “In Europe, it would make sense to do a compact car. I’m sure there will be others as well.” Elon Musk More compact cars are important part of the market here in […]

The amount of Teslas on UK roads has trebled in just one year

Tesla cars are incredibly popular and here in the UK the popularity has increased a lot since the Model 3 went on sale last year. Back in April, at the start of the lockdown in the UK, while other car companies seemed to struggle in the transition from dealership sales only, The Model 3 became the best selling car in the UK, beating out the ever popular Ford Fiesta. Thanks […]

Tesla Model 3 is the first electric NYC yellow cab

The Tesla Model 3 is now the first ever electric vehicle to be officially approved as a yellow cab in New York City. The car was approved for use as a yellow cab over a year ago in October 2019. The Model 3 is also in use in the Netherlands where 100 are in use at the moment at the airport in Amsterdam. This is certainly good to see at […]

Tesla now has 20,000 chargers on the Supercharger network

Yesterday, Tesla announced that it now has 20,000 Superchargers world wide and quite a lot of expansion has come in the last few months, for example in September of this year Tesla had 17,500 chargers with a lot of new ones being the new V3 which is capable of adding 1,000 miles of range to a car per hour. 20k Superchargers and counting pic.twitter.com/urudyt9Eui — Tesla (@Tesla) November 8, 2020 […]

Tesla Model 3 updated with more range and interior changes

Tesla has recently updated the Model 3 in the UK to now have more range, as well as some minor revisions and updates to the interior. Tesla has ‘de-chromed’ the Model 3, which was a common thing people wanted to change and changed them to satin black on the door handles, indicator housing and around the windows. Also new are the Überturbine wheels (pictured) which come in 18-inch and 19-inch […]

Tesla will start production of 7 seat Model Y next month

The Tesla Model Y has been on sale for a while now and when it was announced, a seven seat version was promised with three rows and so far this hasn’t been an option until now. Someone on Twitter asked Elon Musk when the seven seat version would be available and Elon replied stating that production will start in November and then the earliest deliveries will be in December. Starting […]

Tesla accounts now support 2FA

Considering how important your Tesla account is and what can be controlled if someone had access to it, the fact that Tesla hasn’t support two factor authentication (2FA) until now isn’t great, but at least they have it now. Even Elon Musk said Tesla is “embarrassingly late” to have support for it. Musk said back in August that 2FA would be coming soon and today we have it. At the […]

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 […]