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Thieves Steal A Locked Tesla In Under 30 Seconds By Tricking Its System
Modern cars these days usually feature a keyless system, where as long as you have the key fob on your person and you’re near your car, the car can be unlocked and started. This is no doubt a more convenient system compared to fumbling for your keys, but in turn, it has created some problems as well.

Biohacker Implants RFID Chip Into Her Arm To Unlock Her Tesla Model 3
The idea of implanting technology into our bodies isn’t exactly new. However, it seems that one particular biohacker by the name of Amie DD has gone one step further by implanting an RFID chip into her arm, which in turn could be used by her to unlock the door to her Tesla Model 3 vehicle.

Your Tesla Will Soon Be Able To Stream Netflix And YouTube
You play quite a few games on the massive in-car display of your Tesla, obviously when it’s stationary, and soon you will be able to stream your favorite content from Netflix and YouTube as well. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that Teslas will gain the ability to stream Netflix and YouTube in the near future.

Someone Parked Their Tesla On A Stranger’s Lawn And Stole Their Electricity
The problem with electric cars is that they need to be recharged. If you’re not diligent about keeping it topped off, there is a good chance you could find yourself out of battery, and since chargers aren’t exactly widely available, it can be rather inconvenient. However, if you ever do find yourself in such a situation, maybe don’t do what this couple did.

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Apple’s Car Plans Remain Unclear, But They Are Still On A Hiring Spree
Apple’s plans for their own electric/self-driving is an open secret, although it was earlier this year that it was suggested that the company’s car project could be scrapped. Whether or not they have is unclear as Apple has yet to confirm or deny anything, but it seems that things could be progressing as intended.

Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ Option Cost Being Increased By $1,000
Tesla has long touted technology which will enable its vehicles to drive on their own, regulations permitting. Customers are required to pay extra for this option and those who are considering this for their next Tesla purchase should now keep in mind that the price of the full self-driving option is being increased. This is the second time in a few months that Tesla has increased the price of a […]

Tesla Now Longer Offers Standard Range Model S And Model X
Were you interested in picking up a Standard Range version of the Model S and Model X? You have missed your chance to buy it new. Tesla has dropped this version for both models, which basically means that it has actually increased the minimum price for the Model S and Model X by a couple of thousand dollars. Tesla’s online configuration only lists the Long Range and Performance models of […]

Tesla Model 3 Cars Can Now Be Charged With DC Fast Chargers
There’s good news for those who own a Tesla Model 3. The company has finally allowed owners of the vehicle to use DC fast chargers across the United States that aren’t a part of its Supercharger network to charge their vehicles. Tesla has rolled out an update for the Model 3 which makes them open to charging via DC fast chargers.

Old Teslas To Get Free Self-Driving Chip Upgrade This Year
Old Tesla vehicles will most likely be retrofitted with the company’s new and more powerful self-driving chip for free later this year, this according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. He gave this timeline in response to a query on Twitter about when the company was planning to upgrade existing models to the newer chip.

Tesla Sets New Delivery And Production Records In Q2 2019
The market loves to speculate about Tesla’s demand and supply figures as the company has hit some bumps along the way in getting those numbers up to a sufficient level. Amid concerns that demand for the company’s all-electric vehicles may have slowed in the wake of increased competition, Tesla has now revealed that it set production and delivery records in the second quarter of this year.

Tesla Explains What Caused A Model S To Catch Fire For No Reason
A Tesla Model S that was parked in an underground garage in Shanghai caught fire for no apparent reason a couple of months ago. CCTV footage showed the car was just sitting pretty until it exploded into flames. Tesla said that it was looking into the matter and has now revealed what caused the Model S to catch fire.

Tesla Reportedly Trying To Build Its Own Battery Cells
Battery cells are a crucial component for Tesla as its electric cars would essentially be a massive paperweight without them. The company has largely relied on partner Panasonic to provide the battery cells for its vehicles since 2014. A new report claims that Tesla is trying to build its own battery cells in a secret lab in a bid to reduce its reliance on Panasonic for this crucial component.

Tesla Now Selling Used Model 3 Vehicles Online
The only way you could buy a used Tesla Model 3 before today was to either find an individual who was looking to part with their car or go to a reseller. Tesla wasn’t selling used Model 3 cars online, until now. The company has started selling used units of its entry-level electric vehicle through its website so finding one is now easier than ever before. However, there’s a caveat.

Tesla Wants To Bring YouTube To Its Cars
Our cars are designed to take us from Point A to Point B, but it seems that in a bid to perhaps shake up the way we drive and how we view our cars, Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has been coming up with some pretty novel ideas. For example, it wasn’t too long ago that he announced that Cuphead would be playable in Tesla’s cars. He also recently revealed that […]