Tesla Cuts Supercharger Price Hike By 10 Percent

Tesla recently decided to raise Supercharger prices across its entire network but this decision hasn’t really gone down well with its customers. After receiving substantial negative feedback, Tesla has decided to reduce the Supercharger price hike by 10 percent.

Tesla Cleared To Deliver Model 3 In Europe

After Tesla allowed customers in left-hand drive countries across Europe to order the Model 3 it seemed that the company would soon win approval to sell its cars across the continent. That has indeed happened. The company now expects to start delivering the Long Range Battery variant of the Model 3 in Europe next month.

Tesla Is Raising Supercharger Prices Worldwide

Tesla has made some major changes in recent weeks to improve its bottom line as it seeks sustainable profitability. The company is reportedly raising Supercharger rates across the globe. It’s apparently raising per kWh rates by almost 33 percent in several markets. The company says that it has decided to increase prices to In a statement, Tesla said it was increasing prices to “better reflect differences in local electricity costs […]

Tesla Is Firing 7 Percent Of Its Workforce

Some serious cost cutting appears to be underway at Tesla. Days after the company’s CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the customer referral program was ending, he announced that the company is firing 7 percent of its entire workforce. Musk announced in a company-wide email that seven percent of Tesla’s full-time employee headcount is being reduced.


Tesla Is Ending Its Customer Referral Program

Tesla has been running a referral program for quite some time now. When owners give their friends a referral code and they purchase a vehicle, the company gives them six months of free access to Tesla’s Supercharger network. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed via Twitter today that the company will be ending its referral program soon.

Tesla Launches A New Portable Plug-In EV Charger

Tesla has launched a new Wall Connector charger for its electric vehicles that’s portable which means you can take it with you. It’s non-hardwired and has a NEMA 14-50 plug for charging EVs. Tesla says that this home charger can power up a Model S, Model X or Model 3 25 percent faster than its Gen 2 Mobile Connector which comes as standard with its cars.

Tesla Enters Model 3 Into Serious Hacking Contest Pwn2Own

Pwn2Own is a serious hacking competition that takes place every year. Security researchers from across the globe compete to crack browsers, enterprise applications, virtualization software, server-side software, and now automobiles in exchange for rewards. Tesla has entered the Model 3 into the contest to ensure that it remains safe from a cybersecurity point of view. The winning security researcher will walk away with a Model 3.

Tesla Feature That Lets Car Follow You ‘Like A Pet’ Arrives Soon

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced back in November last year that the company was working on an advanced version of its Summon feature. The feature will allow the car to drive to the owner’s phone location and follow them “like a pet” if they hold down the Summon button in the Tesla app. He has now revealed that this feature should be released in a few weeks.

Buying A Tesla Model S And Model X Will Now Be More Expensive

If you’re looking to buy a new Model S or Model X from Tesla, your cost just went up. CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company is ditching the 75kWh battery pack for both vehicles. This means that the base price for the cars has just gone up significantly. Tesla uses this battery pack in the base models of both vehicles.

Tesla Cuts Prices To Offset Halved Tax Credit

The full $7,500 federal tax credit for Tesla’s electric vehicles was halved when the clock struck midnight on December 31st, 2018. The tax credit was a big incentive for customers looking to ditch their gasoline cars for a Tesla. The company wants to offer some respite to those who didn’t take advantage of the full credit when it was available so it has decided to cut the price of the […]

Europe To Get 100% Tesla Supercharger Coverage In 2019

The Supercharger network is key to enabling Tesla owners to take substantial road trips with their electric cars. That’s what enables owners to drive from coast to coast in the United States. The company is working to further expand the network’s coverage in Europe. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that Europe will get 100 percent Supercharger coverage in 2019.

Tesla To Cover Tax Credit Difference For Missed Deliveries

The $7,500 federal tax credit for purchasing an electric vehicle from Tesla will be halved on January 1st, 2019. Those who do not receive their vehicle before the year ends despite being told by Tesla that they will need not worry. Company CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla will cover the tax credit difference such missed deliveries.

Tesla Now Lets Owners Activate Heated Seats Remotely

The winters are here and if you have heated seats in your car, it’s a feature that you’ll be using frequently this season. You’d feel much more comfortable getting into the car when it’s cold outside if the seats have been pre-heated. Tesla is now allowing owners to do that. The latest update for its mobile app enables Tesla owners to remotely activate the heated seats inside their car.

Porsche & BMW Unveil EV Charger That Adds 100 KM In 3 Minutes

It used to be that one of the downsides to owning an electric car is that it requires the use of a special charger. This is versus regular cars that can be refueled at gas stations that can be found easily. Electric cars also used to take a long time to charge, which once again made it feel like a disadvantage compared to regular cars where refueling only takes minutes.