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The Tesla Model Y With Track Mode Can Straighten Curves Like Nobody's Business

The Tesla Model Y With Track Mode Can Straighten Curves Like Nobody’s Business

With the announcement of a Track Mode and other goodies, the Model Y is back in the news again

The Tesla Owners Silicon Valley group asked Elon Musk on Twitter if the company has plans to launch a Track Mode for the Model Y and the CEO replied in the affirmative. Despite a few flaws in its build and build quality, the Model Y has started well and is raking in good sales numbers for Tesla. So, the addition of a Track Mode will lure a lot more people and make this a complete package overall.

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A New Evidence-Lacking Report Suggests Tesla Has Conspired to Hide Fire-Causing Battery Problems

A New Evidence-Lacking Report Suggests Tesla Has Conspired to Hide Fire-Causing Battery Problems

Leaked Tesla emails from 2012 suggest that the automaker knew about design flaws in the Tesla Model S’ battery pack

An article on Business Insider has hit the surface suggesting that when Tesla rolled out the Model S from its Fremont factory back in 2012, it knew about a potential design flaw that could lead to battery packs catching fire.

The author hasn’t provided evidence for the same, but if true, this is a serious issue that could bring Tesla under scrutiny and hurt its credibility to a large extent.

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Jay Leno Has Nothing Bad to Say about the Tesla Model Y

Jay Leno Has Nothing Bad to Say about the Tesla Model Y

Leno has shared his thoughts about Tesla in general, the Supercharger network, hatred towards Elon, and a lot more in this 30-minute video

The Tesla Model Y is a pretty good vehicle and slots in perfectly between the Model 3 and the Model X, although it is much closer to the Model 3. Some folks even call it the crossover version of the Model 3, given the amount of part sharing between the two. The Model Y has had positive reviews generally, but it has a few flaws, just like any other vehicle. However, Jay Leno didn’t have anything bad to say about the electric crossover. It looks like the Model Y has impressed the man who generally dislikes crossovers.

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The Tesla Cybertruck's First Public Outing Has Generated Tons of Attention

The Tesla Cybertruck’s First Public Outing Has Generated Tons of Attention

The Cybertruck arrived at the Petersen Automotive Museum for people to have a closer look at it

It’s been around seven months since the Cybertruck was officially launched. The truck is no more a closely guarded secret and it has been seen driving around L.A., but Tesla never made it accessible to the public… until now.

The automaker loaned a prototype of this one-of-a-kind truck to the Petersen Automotive Museum for the public to get a closer look. The truck is already on display and will be there till June 27.

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Tesla Model S Officially Becomes The First EV To Boast A 400-Plus Mile Range

Tesla Model S Officially Becomes The First EV To Boast A 400-Plus Mile Range

This is a big achievement not just for Tesla, but for EVs in general as well

Tesla now holds the bragging rights to be the first EV automaker to offer a 400-plus mile range on the Model S. Musk had already announced this during the first quarter’s earnings call earlier this year.

During this call, he had claimed that the Tesla Model S has achieved an official 400-mile range as per EPA ratings, but it wasn’t made official due to the agency’s fault. After a few rounds of blame-game and mud-slinging, Tesla has finally won the battle and announced the result on Twitter and updated the Model S’ official page with an EPA rating of 402 miles. Elon Musk must be a happy man now.

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The Tesla Cybertruck Could Have a Folding Rear Window for Expandable Cargo Room

The Tesla Cybertruck Could Have a Folding Rear Window for Expandable Cargo Room

This will make a lot of potential Cybertruck customers happy

By now, you’d expect Tesla to have zeroed down on the production version of the Cybertruck. However, the company is still making tweaks here and there and is even accepting suggestions from the public. A Twitter user recently suggested flipping down the rear window and folding the body panel to increase storage. Elon Musk replied saying it’s worth considering. It’s quite a good idea and will help people who carry long items in their trucks often.

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The Tesla Model 3 Enters Modern Times With Wireless Phone Charger and USB-C Ports

The Tesla Model 3 Enters Modern Times With Wireless Phone Charger and USB-C Ports

For such a tech-savvy car, it’s a little embarrassing to enter the party this late

Tesla cars are known not only for their electric powertrains, but also for the amount of technology they offer. You’d expect Tesla to be at the zenith when it comes to offering high-tech features, but surprisingly, that was not the case with a few things.

But, Tesla has finally introduced it. We’re talking about two features here – wireless charging and USB C-ports. The automaker has finally decided to offer it on its entry-level EV. Better late than never, right?

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A Private Garage Can Give Your Tesla Model 3 an Acceleration Boost For Half the Cost

A Private Garage Can Give Your Tesla Model 3 an Acceleration Boost For Half the Cost

A Canada-based company has hacked the Model 3’s software and is offering the upgrade for just $1,100

Have you ever wanted to give your Tesla extra power but have had to wait for the automaker to roll out updates? Or, didn’t feel like paying the extra moolah they charge to unlock the added performance? Well, this will intrigue you then. If you watch the YouTube videos posted by Rich from Rich Rebuilds, you may even know his garage-partners, Electrified Garage. These guys have teamed up with a company called Ingenext from Quebec, Canada, and have managed to hack into Tesla’s systems. The company has cracked the code to happiness, and that happiness will cost you half the price of what Tesla charges for a Performance upgrade. Sweet deal, right?

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How Many Humans Does it Take to Charge a Tesla Model X?

How Many Humans Does it Take to Charge a Tesla Model X?

An inventor tried this out with nine cyclists pedaling for 20 minutes

A lot of ideas in the past have emerged where it has proposed that devices like iPods and mobiles be charged using human kinetic energy. This inventor named Janne Käpylehto has done the same, but for a much larger ‘device’.

He created a power generating station for converting human energy to charge the Tesla Model X. Did he succeed? Of course he did, but the desired result may not be very pleasing to everyone. Nevertheless, it’s an innovation.

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Watch the Tesla Cybertruck Cruise Around Mars in This Fan-Made Video

Watch the Tesla Cybertruck Cruise Around Mars in This Fan-Made Video

The Cybertruck and space: That’s Elon Musk’s dream right there

When we got the first glimpse of the Cybertruck, we were convinced that this vehicle doesn’t belong here and it sure is ‘out of the world’. It became the talk of the town for its unconventional, unorthodox design philosophy. But, how would it fare on another planet? Thanks to this video by youtuber Holmes Draws, we can now imagine how the Tesla would look on outer space.

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Tesla Slashes Prices For Model S, Model 3, and Model X

Tesla Slashes Prices For Model S, Model 3, and Model X

Tesla cars just got cheaper by up to $5,000!

Tesla has reduced the prices of its three most popular models in what seems to be an attempt to revive demand and sales. Riding on the back of a fairly successful quarter, Tesla is looking to repeat the feat at a time when many automakers are even struggling to break even.

The electric automaker has lowered the price of the Model 3 by $2,000, the Model S and Model X by $5,000. The Model Y doesn’t get a price cut, which makes sense considering it’s a newly-launched product.

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Elon Musk and Jay Leno Cruising in the Tesla Cybertruck Is Painfully Blissful

Elon Musk and Jay Leno Cruising in the Tesla Cybertruck Is Painfully Blissful

We are curious to see if they take the Cybertruck through the Boring Tunnel or not

Back in January, the Cybertruck was spotted with two big names from the automotive industry seated in it. Tesla CEO Elon Musk was riding shotgun in the Cybertruck that was driven by Jay Leno. The drive was for a segment of Jay Leno’s Garage’s latest season, which premiered on May 20, 2020. A short video showing them cruising in the Cybertruck was uploaded on Instagram back then, but now we have a trailer that shows us what to expect from this episode.

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How Do You Feel About A Tesla Model 3 Convertible?

How Do You Feel About A Tesla Model 3 Convertible?

There’s no factory-made four-door convertible on sale anywhere

It was only a matter of time before the Model 3 went under the knife. As is the case with all popular vehicles, aftermarket companies lay their hands on them and try to give a twist in their own ways. We’ve seen the Tesla Model 3 being experimented on in the past, but we haven’t seen anything like this before. Newport Convertible Engineering has laid its hands on the electric car and converted it into a drop-top model. Do you like it?

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Tesla Model S Performance With The 'Cheetah Stance' Sets A New Quarter-Mile Record

Tesla Model S Performance With The ’Cheetah Stance’ Sets A New Quarter-Mile Record

We’re pretty sure this record will be broken soon

Tesla updated its Launch Mode recently and even introduced the ‘Cheetah Stance’ on the Model S and the Model X. The company sent out over-the-air updates for the same, but before it could be tested widely in the real world, the pandemic brought everything to a halt.

Now that things are slowly opening up, we have the first result in. A Model S Performance set a new quarter-mile record thanks to this update. The car in question completed the sprint in 10.45 seconds. How cool is that?

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Tesla Might Build the Cybertruck in "The Land of Pickup Trucks"

Tesla Might Build the Cybertruck in "The Land of Pickup Trucks"

This is just speculation, but what matters is that the new factory might build the Cybertruck

Even though the Berlin factory is still not ready, Tesla is ready to throw in more funds to build a new factory in the States. According to Electrek, Musk has chosen Austin, Texas as the location for Tesla’s next factory.

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A Month-Old Tesla Model 3's Steering Wheel Falls Off While Driving

A Month-Old Tesla Model 3’s Steering Wheel Falls Off While Driving

The company said a missing bolt was the culprit

Tesla has improved the build quality on the Model 3 vastly in the last few years, but there are a lot of wrinkles yet to be ironed out. This is more or less the story with the other products too. The cars suffer from paint issues, panel gaps, etc., but this incident perhaps tops them all.

In the U.K., a brand new Tesla Model 3’s steering wheel has fallen off while it was in motion. Quality has never been the company’s strongest suit, but this is outrageous and life-threatening.

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Elon Musk Threatens to Move Tesla HQ to Texas/Nevada, Could Shutdown Fremont Factory

Elon Musk Threatens to Move Tesla HQ to Texas/Nevada, Could Shutdown Fremont Factory

This sounds like a spur of the moment announcement, but there are high chances Tesla could have a new home soon

Elon Musk is always in the news for some or the other reason, but this one is serious. He announced that Tesla will move its headquarters from California to Texas or Nevada due to California’s response to COVID-19.

The ongoing pandemic has left a big dent on all the businesses worldwide. However, they are slowly trying to get back on track by cautiously starting business activities again. Many automakers across the States are also resuming production activities this month, however, California plans to start from June 1. This led to Musk lashing out at the decision and shocked everyone with the announcement on Twitter. Was this response a little too harsh from the outspoken CEO?

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Tesla Model S Could Become The First Car To Have An EPA-Rated Range Of Over 400 Miles

Tesla Model S Could Become The First Car To Have An EPA-Rated Range Of Over 400 Miles

Musk says it would’ve already been official if not for a mistake on EPA’s side

Elon Musk surprised many people by announcing a profitable first quarter amid the pandemic. During this call, he also claimed that the Tesla Model S has achieved an official 400-mile range as per EPA ratings, but it wasn’t made official due to a fault during testing. Currently, the Model S Long Range Plus is rated at 391 miles, but Musk says as soon testing opens, the Model S will be tested again and it will achieve a rating of over 400 miles.

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The $70,000 Tesla Model Y Has a Lot of Build Quality Issues

The $70,000 Tesla Model Y Has a Lot of Build Quality Issues

Looks like assembly is still one of Tesla’s weak spots

Back in May 2018, Tesla was looking for auto technicians to work on repairing vehicles that just came off the production line in Tesla’s Fremont plant. Two years later, the company still can’t get car assembly right, not even on a $70,000 Model Y. So, should Tesla still claim that it makes premium automobiles?

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Did You Know That All Of Tesla's Products Are Acronymized To Spell SEXY CARS?

Did You Know That All Of Tesla’s Products Are Acronymized To Spell SEXY CARS?

It was right there staring at us in the face all this while

Back in February this year, Tesla took part in the Scaled Machine Learning Conference. Tesla’s Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence Andrej Karpathy gave a presentation on the use of artificial intelligence for full self driving.

While the whole presentation is informative and throws light on Tesla’s scaling machine learning models, data algorithms, and infrastructure, there was one particular slide that caught our attention. This showed the whole Tesla range consisting of eight products and the font used to depict them spells out as SEXY CARS. Is this a mere coincidence or an intentional wordplay?

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