After Sept. 24 Tesla will discontinue its cheapest option, the rear-wheel-drive Model S 75. Eliminating the option means it will now cost $74,500 for a base level Model S unless Tesla also updates its pricing. There would be a nearly $40,000 difference in price between Tesla’s base level flagship sedan and its mass-market effort with…
Tesla has worked with AMD to build its own chip for its autonomous driving efforts, according to a report from CNBC. A source familiar with the matter told CNBC that Tesla is currently testing the first implementation of the processor. The project is reportedly being led by Jim Keller, a longtime chip designer and current…
Tesla has publicly acknowledged that it has an electric pickup in the early stages of development, but a tweet from Elon Musk suggests the vehicle could share architecture with the upcoming Tesla Semi. What if we just made a mini version of the Tesla Semi? — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 16, 2017 When asked by…
Stories developed in the past week around a new urban Supercharger design, NTSB’s review of a deadly crash involving Autopilot, and the departure of Tesla’s VP of Business Development. Check out the news roundup below. Tesla Announces Supercharger Push in Urban Areas – Tesla announced a new Supercharger station design that aims to better accommodate owners in…
Elon Musk said on Twitter Wednesday that the Tesla Semi debut has been pushed to October 26, but hyped the forthcoming all-electric truck by calling it “unreal.” The truck was originally supposed to make its debut at the end of September. Tesla Semi truck unveil & test ride tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th in Hawthorne….
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