Posts Tagged Tesla Motors

Tesla software update 8.0

Tesla 8.0 Software Update Arrives – Here Are All The Details

Tesla recently released the software update 8.0 (the big one), which should improve the Model S and Model X. Improved software touches various areas (the largest are Media Player, Maps & Navigation, Voice Commands and Autopilot) so the whole experience should be better (not only safer on Autopilot). Safer, More Intuitive Software update 8.0…

9 hours ago by Mark Kane 30

SolarCity To Be Acquired By Tesla

FTC Approves SolarCity Acquisition By Tesla

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the SolarCity acquisition by Tesla Motors (here is official notification). The approval happened quicker that expected, considering the number of overlaps between the two companies (such Elon Musk himself serving as CEO of Tesla and Chairman of SolarCity at the same time), as…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 23

Tesla Autopilot

Auto Insurer Might Sue Tesla Over Autopilot-Related Crash

Being a trailblazer is never an easy task, as example of which is shown by Tesla’s Autopilot. Despite the fact that Tesla’s Autopilot isn’t actually autonomous driving technology but “only” driver assist (requiring driver attention all the time), it already has raised some questions. One of the newest issues facing the system, is…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 48

Talkie talkie

Bob Lutz On Tesla Motors 20 Years From Now

Bob Lutz has been known to make some rather outlandish comments from time to time, some of which seem to pour negativity towards pure electric cars. Despite being partially responsible for the Chevrolet Volt, Lutz appears to be pessimistic when it comes to most plug-in electric cars. Recently, when Car…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 156

tesla model s tires

Tire Rack Lists Tesla Model S P100D

Tire Rack gives clear signal that it’s ready for upcoming Tesla Model S versions with 100 kWh battery – 100D and P100D. The first leaked confirmation of the new higher battery levels was had over the weekend when Dutch authority RDW listed the 100 kWh models in various trim levels (for…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 16