Tag: model s

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NHTSA Launches ‘Review’ of Tesla Autopilot Fatal Crash

After a Tesla Model S with its semi-autonomous autopilot on crashed into a tractor trailer last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) Office of Defects initiated a formal “review.” The NHTSA has opened a preliminary evaluation into a

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Elon Musk, Tesla Promises to Increase Production by 1100%

Despite Tesla Motors Inc. never meeting any unit production targets or making a profit in the last five years, CEO Elon Musk told shareholders this week that through the magic of physics, he will revolutionize the auto industry to increase production by 1,100 percent, and profitably.

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Tesla Missed Q1 Delivery Target by 10%

The $12.6 billion in pre-orders for the Tesla Model 3 on Mar. 31 demonstrates that Tesla Motors Inc. can produce incredible hype. But a day later, the company filed disclosure with the SEC admitting that it missed first quarter vehicle deliveries by almost 10 percent.

Tesla Launches 400-Mile-per-Charge Roadster 3.0

On Dec. 26, Tesla previewed its next generation of Sports Roadster that will feature up to a 50% improvement in charge range. Tesla claims that design refinements and a 31% increase in energy storage will allow the Roadster 3.0 to drive easily from San Francisco to Los Angeles on a single charge. Tesla has not set a release date or pricing at this time.