Tesla

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 […]

Tesla is now hiring people to deal with tweets sent to Elon Musk

If you follow Tesla CEO, Elon Musk on Twitter at all, you know he regularly responds to customers with suggestions, ideas and complaints. However it cant be the best use of his time, as Tesla has a full customer services team on hand. And judging by a recent job listing for Tesla, it looks like the company wants to change how this works. Tesla is looking for a person to […]

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 […]

Tesla Model Y is now has a five star rating for safety

Tesla’s latest model, the mid size SUV Model Y is now a five star rated car for safety, as awarded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA). The NHTSA looks at crash safety, with regards to impacts from the side, front and what happens if the car rolls over. The Model Y has come out on top in the whole test. The Model 3, Model X and Model S […]

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 […]