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 […]


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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.


Tesla Pickup Truck Prototype Unveil Possible In 2019

Tesla hasn’t made any concrete announcements related to an all-electric pickup truck but CEO Elon Musk has talked about making one for the longest time. He’s generating hype for a Tesla pickup truck yet again and has even hinted that the company could have a prototype to unveil in 2019.


Samsung Could Be Developing Chips For Tesla’s Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars is one of the popular areas in technology that is currently being looked at. We’re seeing all kinds of companies getting involved in the tech, not just limited to carmakers. This includes the likes of Apple, Baidu, and Google, just to name a few, but now a report out of Korea is suggesting Samsung could be getting involved as well.


Tesla Testing Autopilot Support For Traffic Lights & Roundabouts

So far Tesla’s autopilot feature seems to do pretty well handling itself on the road. However we suppose improvements can always be made, and the good news is that Tesla owners can look forward to new autopilot features and improvements in the future, according to a recent tweet by Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk.


Driver Slept For Seven Miles As Cops Chased His Tesla

Teslas are quite capable of driving themselves on highways and while drivers are always prompted to keep their hands on the wheel at all times even when that functionality is enabled, there has always been the potential for misuse. That’s likely what was happening when the cops tried to pull over a Tesla Model S last week in California with a seemingly asleep driver at the wheel.


Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3 Currently Costs $38,000 To Build

The Model 3 is Tesla’s mass-market electric car. It was announced with a price tag of $35,000 before tax incentives, making it the cheapest vehicle ever made by the electric car company. While tens of thousands of Model 3 units have rolled off the production line, they haven’t been the $35,000 base model. That’s not expected to arrive before next year, partly because it currently costs more to build that […]


Tesla Autopilot Reaches One Billion Miles Driven Milestone

Autopilot, Tesla’s suite of semi-autonomous driving features, has achieved a major milestone today. Tesla confirmed that car owners have driven a total of one billion miles with the Autopilot system engaged. This figure represents 10 percent of the total mileage of Tesla’s electric vehicles so far across the globe.