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Tesla Model S Stories May 11

How much is a Tesla? Your guide to Tesla prices

You’ve read about all the improvements to emerge both inside and out each 2021 Tesla model, and maybe you’re more than a little bit tempted. Next, reality sets in, and that age old question rears its head: “how much?” No need to click through several variations of each Tesla on Tesla’s website, it’s all been compiled for you here.

Tesla Model S Stories April 27

Tesla plans to return to making over 100,000 Model S and Model X vehicles per year with new version

Tesla plans to resume making over 100,000 Model S and Model X vehicles per year with the new version, basically bringing the flagship vehicle programs to life.

Tesla Model S Stories April 8

Tesla Model S vs. Model X: The two veteran EVs compared

Of the four electric vehicles currently available in Tesla’s fleet, its Model S and Model X sit as the two longest in production. At a higher price point than Tesla’s two newer models, these veteran EVs offer a combination of the efficiency, performance, and luxury that originally put Tesla on the map. Below is a […]

Tesla Model S Stories January 28

Tesla new Model S/X refresh: 12 new features yet to be announced

Electrek has obtained more information about Tesla’s new Model S and Model X and some of the smaller changes that have yet to be announced.

Tesla Model S Stories January 27

Tesla unveils new Model S with new interior, crazy steering wheel, and more

Tesla has unveiled for the first time the highly anticipated new Model S refresh with an “entirely new interior” with crazy steering wheel, new powertrain and more. It also comes with new prices and trims

Tesla Model S Stories January 26

How to test drive a Tesla during the COVID-19 pandemic

Perhaps you’ve seen Tesla’s recent market cap soar over $850 billion. Maybe you’ve been reading about the long rumored refreshes coming to the Tesla Model S and Model X. It could even be that you’ve seen tons of Model 3 sedans on the road lately, and you want to see what all the hype is about. No matter the reason, there’s plenty of opportunities to test out a Tesla before you commit to buying one. While remedies and vaccines are on the horizon, Tesla’s modified test drive procedures to ensure safety and social distancing are still in effect — here’s how it works.

Tesla Model S Stories January 24

How to get the most range out of your Tesla

While electric vehicles like Tesla have continued to grow in sales exponentially in recent years, they are still a fairly new concept for many people. A majority of consumers purchasing EVs have never previously owned one and may not be aware of the ways traditional ICE vehicles differ. Since these vehicles are electric, the battery […]

Tesla Model S Stories January 19

2020.48.30/2020.48.35: What’s new in the latest Tesla software update?

We are just a couple weeks removed from Tesla’s “lit” holiday update (2020.48.26) and now have further improvements to share. This past week, certain Tesla drivers began to report a new software update available for download. While these two updates are mostly bug fixes, there are some 2020.48.35 Tesla release notes to share to keep […]

Tesla Model S Stories January 15

Tesla is liquidating Model S and Model X inventory by the end of the month as refresh nears

Tesla has informed employees to liquidate Model S and Model X inventory by the end of the month as a significant refresh now seems likely.

Tesla Model S Stories December 30, 2020

Tesla Model S/X refresh back in the spotlight as hacker finds updated interior with selfie camera in code

The possibility of an upcoming Tesla Model S/X refresh is back in the spotlight as a hacker finds a reference to an updated interior with a selfie camera in a software update.

Tesla Model S Stories December 14, 2020

Tesla 2021: Everything we know about the latest Model 3, Model Y, and more

As 2020 comes to a much-celebrated wrap, the Tesla community is looking toward 2021 with high hopes. As the current golden child of electric vehicle manufacturing, Tesla looks to continue its reign and scale its ever-growing fleet. Below is a compilation of what Tesla’s 2021 models include and what customers can expect when their 2021 EV is delivered to their driveway.

Tesla Model S Stories June 13, 2016

Tesla confirms achieving a production rate of 2,000 cars/week and releases new details about its production

Only three years ago in 2013, Tesla Model S’ first full year of production, the automaker built just over 20,000 vehicles or around 400 per week. Now we learn that Tesla recently achieved for the first time a production rate of 2,000 vehicles per week for an annualized rate of 104,000 cars. In its last […]

Tesla Model S Stories June 14, 2016

Tesla launches a pilot project to sell cars inside Nordstrom stores

Tesla has an undoubtedly unique retail strategy in the auto industry, the company owns all its retail locations and has plenty of ‘galleries’ in malls, which is unusual for an automaker, but it is now taking it to the next level by launching a pilot project to sell its vehicles inside Nordstrom stores – starting […]

Tesla Model S Stories November 11, 2016

Tesla Model S can be recharged by towing it with a Model X, but it’s not recommended

Tesla recommends to only use a flatbed when towing its vehicles and specifies in its owner manual that “damage caused by transporting is not covered by the warranty”, but that has never stop owners to do as they please. The idea of charging an electric vehicle with regenerative braking by towing it is an interesting concept. […]

Tesla Model S Stories November 15, 2016

Chevy Bolt wins Motor Trend’s ‘Car of the Year’ award, Tesla Model S and X both finalists

The reviews are in, and the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has topped all competition to become Motor Trend’s 2017 Car of the Year.  This is GM’s second electrified car to win the award, and the third electrified car and second pure EV overall (2011 Volt, 2013 Tesla Model S). Among other electric cars considered by Motor […]

Tesla Model S Stories December 7, 2016

Tesla is on a full end-of-the-year delivery push to meet goal of 80,000 cars delivered in 2016

Tesla only has a few weeks left in order to achieve its goal to deliver 80,000 vehicles in 2016. The automaker delivered ~55,000 cars during the first 3 quarters of the year, leaving ~25,000 vehicles to be delivered in October through December in order to reach the goal. In its latest shareholders letter, the company […]

Tesla Model S Stories November 21, 2016

Tesla adds ‘100D’ badges for Model S and X, hints at imminent release of its longest range car yet

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the release of the 100 kWh battery pack, he said that the automaker was only planning to make it available in the performance versions of the Model S and X (P100D) for the first few months of production since he was anticipating a lot of demand for it. But […]

Tesla Model S Stories March 24, 2016

Audi’s EV Chief: “I hate to admit it, but Tesla did everything right”

Audi’s electric-mobility chief Stefan Niemand had surprising words of appreciation for Tesla at the recent Technical Congress of Germany’s automotive industry organization (VDA) (via EETimes). Niemand commented: “I hate to admit it, but Tesla did everything right” The executive was especially praising Tesla’s EV infrastructure strategy: the Supercharger network. He also made the comment not long after the first Tesla […]

Tesla Model S Stories July 26, 2016

Tesla explains how easy it is to upgrade its software-limited battery packs

Since the introduction of the 75 kWh battery pack in Tesla’s vehicles, the automaker has made the concept of upgradeable software-limited battery packs an important part of its product lineup. It started by allowing Model S 70 and 70D owners to unlock the 5 kWh difference, but it has since moved down market and Tesla now […]

Tesla Model S Stories July 13, 2016

Tesla discontinues ‘Resale Value Guarantee’ program for new vehicles to focus on low interest rates

Tesla confirmed today that it has discontinued its ‘Resale Value Guarantee’ (RVG) program as of July 1st – first reported by The Verge. When purchasing through the company’s financing program, RVG allowed Model S and X owners to sell their car to Tesla during the period between 36 months to 39 months of the ownership […]

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