Articles about Tesla

Autopilot Could Have Played A Role In Fatal Tesla Accident
Tesla has long stated that its Autopilot feature is not meant to be taken as a self-driving feature, but yet people seem more than willing to put it to the test all the same. There are built-in mechanisms and features to ensure the driver keeps their hands on the wheel, but sometimes accidents can happen too quickly.

You Can Now Buy A Tesla If You Have Enough Bitcoin
Based on the prices of bitcoin, it seems that the market really believes that bitcoin is a valuable commodity. However, spending your bitcoin, at least directly, isn’t as widely available yet so it’s not as if you’ll be able to walk into your local supermarket and pay for groceries using the cryptocurrency.

China Bans Government Employees From Driving Teslas Over Spying Concerns
Tesla’s electric cars are pretty popular around the world and many are trying to get their hands on them. This is due to how futuristic Tesla’s cars are, where they come with a host of sensors and cameras that can even help the car drive by itself. However, it seems that it is exactly these sensors that has China’s government worried.

Analyst Thinks The Apple Car Could Pose A Threat To Tesla
Apple is a company best known for its consumer electronics like phones, tablets, and computers. However, if the rumors are true, Apple could soon be moving into the automotive industry by making their own car, an area which save for CarPlay, Apple has not much experience or expertise in.

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NHTSA Asks Tesla To Recall Its Model S, Model X Cars
Tesla’s Model S and Model X cars have been around for a while now, but it seems that after all this while, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is asking the company to recall both vehicles from the roads. This is apparently due to issues with the cars’ display, backup camera, window defogger and defroster, and more.

This Could Be The Largest Tesla Solar Roof Installation To Date
As some of you know, Tesla has been expanding their offerings beyond electric cars and have also started to sell its Solar Roof system. While solar panels installed on roofs aren’t new, Tesla’s solution offers up a more aesthetic solution where the Solar Roof tiles are designed to look like regular tiles so that they blend in better.

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta Makes It From SF To LA With (Almost) No Help
While it might be a while before we see fully autonomous cars become mainstream, Tesla’s efforts are certainly evidence that we are progressing rather nicely. This is thanks to Whole Mars Catalog who recently shared a video on YouTube where they put Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta feature to the test somewhat successfully.

Tesla’s Latest Update Turns Your Car Into A Moving Boombox
If there is one thing we can appreciate about smarter cars is that they can receive software updates. This means that over time, your car can gain certain new features that will make driving it more enjoyable. Take for example Tesla, who recently released its promised holiday update.

Elon Musk Revealed That He Tried To Sell Tesla To Apple
The word on the street is that Apple is apparently working on their own car that could debut in the next 4-5 years. It seems like a massive undertaking for a company that has never produced a car before, and it seems that Apple could have actually made their lives a lot easier because according to the Elon Musk biography written by Ashlee Vance, Tesla’ CEO confirmed that he had […]

Someone Took Apple’s M1 MacBook Air And Turned It Into The World’s Largest Tesla Key
In order to help deal with the lack of native apps, Apple allows macOS Big Sur users on its M1 computers to run iPhone and iPad apps. While it might not necessarily be optimized for a laptop’s dimensions and UI, the idea is that it will bring about functionality and usability until more native apps arrive for the M1 chipset.

Thieves Try To Steal A Tesla, Gets Trolled By Its Owner Instead
Pretty much all cars have some kind of alarm system that will go off when someone tries to break into your car, but if you can’t hear it, then that’s just too bad. However, with smarter cars like Tesla, its security system is obviously a lot more comprehensive, something that these thieves probably did not anticipate.

Tesla Warns Some Model 3 Bumpers Might Fall Off While Driving During Heavy Rain
There are many reasons why a car’s bumper might fall off. It usually has to do with accidents, where if you accidentally scraped the underside, it might loosen it and cause it to fall off. Or if someone hit your car or you’ve hit someone else’s car or an object. But falling off due to heavy rain? That’s a new one.

This Guy Accidentally ‘Butt-Purchased’ A $4,000 Tesla Upgrade
We’ve all accidentally made a “butt dial” at some point in our lives where by we’ve called people without meaning to. However, have you ever accidentally “butt-purchased” anything before? Unfortunately for Dr. Ali Vaziri, he’s now on the hook for a $4,280 bill from Tesla after he allegedly claims he accidentally purchased an upgrade for his vehicle.

Tesla Has Plans For An Even Cheaper Electric Car In The Next 3 Years
For a while, Tesla’s electric cars were viewed as premium vehicles due to their high price tags. However, in recent years, the company has started to offer more affordable models, like the Tesla Model 3 which is priced starting at $35,000. This is by no means cheap, but it is more affordable compared to some of the company’s other electric cars.

A Tesla Owner Was Charged By The Police For Sleeping While Driving
Tesla has always been pretty careful when marketing its Autopilot feature, which they have insisted in the past does not turn their vehicles into self-driving cars, even though for the most part it does have certain autonomous capabilities. However, it has not stopped Tesla owners from treating it as such.

Tesla’s Cars Will Soon Be Able Detect Speed Limit Signs
One of the features of Tesla’s cars is its Autopilot feature, which the company has insisted is not a self-driving feature. However, it does more or less function like a self-driving car, where it can detect obstacles, make turns, and also speed up or slow down. However, there have been some wondering about the latter feature.

Tesla Wants To Use Radar To Detect Kids Left In Hot Cars
Every year, we hear stories about kids who have been left in cars while it’s parked outside. Sometimes these kids are lucky where passersby see them and get help, but sometimes it’s tragic and the kids die as a result of being stuck in a hot car. There are many reasons for this happening in the first place.

Tesla’s iOS App Is About To Get A Lot More Secure
While we do welcome the technology that makes our cars smarter and better than they ever were, it in turn creates a new set of problems, namely security issues where they can be hacked. However, if you own a Tesla car, you might be pleased to learn that the iOS version of the app is about to get a lot more secure.

Could Tesla Be Expanding To Smartwatches?
While Tesla is known for their electric cars, the company does launch products every now and then that raises eyebrows. For instance, the company launched iPhone cases, surf boards, and power banks, and now it looks like Tesla could soon be expanding to smartwatches, or at least have some kind of involvement with it.

Tesla Launches Its Own Car Wrapping Service
The majority of cars these days tend to be sold in somewhat plain and almost boring colors. Part of the reason is because these colors are more generally accepted and makes the car easier to be resold, but at the same time, the downside is that it lacks a bit of personality.