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  1. L

    Is Autopilot Safe?

    Yesterday's edition of the Wall Street Journal said that automatic braking systems may be dangerous because they may apply brakes when there is no evidence of danger. In other cases, automatic brakes don't stop when there is danger. My SO agrees. She never uses Autopilot because of numerous...
  2. J

    Tesla has stopped making "cars"?

    Top two news stories on one of my local TV stations this week... verbatim: #1) Car cut in half after a violent crash in San Francisco Bayview district overnight. #2) San Francisco MTA holding open house on how to make Taylor street safer after Sunday’s crash that left a pedestrian dead and...
  3. Veritas1980

    Tesla/Elon announcement tracker

    So I been trying to search the forum for this, but unsuccessful, so if it is just my searching skills that is lacking I apologize. I've been a Tesla owner for a couple of years now, and gotten used to having most of my communication regarding upcoming features and new products from Elon's...
  4. TMC Staff

    Volvo VNR Electric Semi Truck To Hit California Roads Next Year

    Volvo Trucks is going to compete with Tesla and Daimler in semi trucks Volvo Trucks announced a new all-electric Volvo VNR Electric semi truck that will be unveiled and demonstrated in California in 2019. Production and sales is already scheduled for 2020. The Swedish group intends to introduce...
  5. Darmie

    Teslawide news outlet

    I'm starting to see several post in facebook groups that point to articles from this web site. Who are they and why are they so vague about their reporting credits? They don't even list a journalist who publishes the articles. I smell oil. The whois page plays out like a maze. | ICANN WHOIS...
  6. HVM

    Tesla Model S outsells German luxury flagships in Europe

    "Nick Gibbs Automotive News Europe February 20, 2018 06:01 CET Germany's premium brands are under pressure to accelerate their plans for electric cars after Tesla's Model S outsold the luxury flagships of Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi in Europe for the first time." http://europe.autonews.com...
  7. thewallaby

    New Norwegian Tesla Service center 2018

    Long story short Tesla is expanding to a much needed large service center in the Oslo area. Old, new and potentially new owners can take a deep breath now. (Text google translated from Norwegian). It is amazing to see the growing interest in whole-electric family cars, which has led to a...
  8. RedOctober

    Dirty Money

    i just watched the first episode of Netflix series Dirty Money. It was about VW and how corrupt the german automaker really is and at what lengths they will go to deceive the public. It’s a must watch for anyone who is wondering why some of us are never going to purchase another ICE vehicle.
  9. Tesl@ Bargain

    [PSA] Beware of the quirks of the current round of the Tesla Referral Program (till April 30, 2018)

    Only the FIRST to use a referral code in this round of the referral program will receive the credit toward service or accessories. A clever step by Tesla, because that way there is just no point at all that the same referral code is used more than once. There will be NO credit if the order is...
  10. MarcoRP

    1st Electric Car Across the Sahara

    Last month, there was a Tesla Model X, and its' crew of 3, from Croatia, which has been travelling North Africa for, I heard, 16 days, and it was the first ever electric car to complete the Budapest-Bamako rally. I asked one of the crew members (through PlugShare) about this journey and he sent...
  11. Haxster

    This Guy Loves his Model S

    Celebrity Drive: Drew Scott of HGTV’s “Property Brothers” http://www.motortrend.com/news/celebrity-drive-drew-scott-hgtv-property-brothers/?wc_mid=4035:10846&wc_rid=4035:1683826&_wcsid=492BBCBD268EF74C126522EAB2C8C7A92E3F8FD0E6A20BD5
  12. A

    This Week Tesla & Companies

    This week's installment inspired by reddit discussion thread. Found it quite insightful as to logic behind why folks are either all in on the rails or skirting outer realms of SpaceX mission impossible cumulative probable possibilities. The company being in the news much lately when successful...
  13. Blip

    Model X FWD opened at a speed of 78 km/h (47 mph)

    Can't find anything about this on TMC, but apologies if this is a re-post... Anyways. There is a case in Norway where obe of the FWD opened at speed. Link to original case (norwegian, please use google translate): Tesla-døra åpnet seg i fart Another link with English text: Tesla meets some...
  14. Callahan

    Model 3 Owners: What's Your One Favorite Thing?

    Hey all! After spending a few minutes in You You Xue's Model 3, there were so many amazing things about the car I enjoyed, but the one thing that specifically stood out to me was the handling. It felt incredibly tight and immediate. As cheesy as it sounds, I felt one with the car in a way I'd...
  15. Callahan

    Happy New Year from Los Angeles!

    Hey everyone! Long time listener, not-quite-first-time caller here! I first fell hard for Tesla a few years back, and then doubled down after reading Tim Urban's fantastic four-part series on Elon Musk. Since March 31, 2016, I've been anxiously biding my time, and splitting it between Electrek...
  16. TMC Staff

    Picture Shows Elon Musk's Roadster Prepared for Mission to Mars

    Earlier this month, Elon Musk tweeted that Falcon Heavy’s “payload will be my midnight cherry Tesla Roadster playing Space Oddity,” referring to a song by David Bowie. “Destination is Mars orbit. Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn’t blow up on ascent.” Now, a photo...
  17. MarcoRP

    Plante Unplugs the Formula E in Montreal

    Due to the few sales of Formula E tickets in Montreal, the new mayor Valerie Plante has decided to cancel Formula E in Montreal. News articles: The organizer of Montreal's Formula E race is millions of dollars in debt -- English C'est la fin pour la Formule E à Montréal -- French
  18. TMC Staff

    UPS Ordered 125 Tesla Semis

    United Parcel Service said Tuesday it will purchase 125 Tesla Semis, the largest order for the all-electric truck to date. UPS has also provided Tesla with real-world UPS trucking lane information as part of the company’s evaluation of the vehicle’s expected performance for the UPS duty cycle...
  19. TMC Staff

    Analyst: Tesla Semi Prototypes Live Up to Performance Claims

    Morgan Stanley auto analyst Adam Jonas said Monday that his firm has talked to early testers of the Tesla Semi who say the impressive performance specs offered for the truck are real. XPO Logistics has been testing prototypes for the last 18 months, according to Jonas. The company praised Tesla...
  20. tomas

    Unexpected use for Tesla app: Thomas Fire

    our house in Santa Barbara county is in the middle of fire zone, threatened by yesterday’s blow up. We are in Chicago with few reliable ways to get accurate news. I was using security webcam to check house, but power went out yesterday am. The only way I’ve been able to ascertain house OK...
  21. M

    Limeridge Mall Supercharger

    Hi, I'm new here but I haven't seen anything about the new Limeridge Mall Supercharger in the news so I figured I would share here. I drove past yesterday and took some pics.
  22. DMC-Orangeville

    University of Waterloo Research: could triple range

    Research at University of Waterloo claim: "Battery research could triple range of electric vehicles" Nice if true; a major score.... Battery research could triple range of electric vehicles | Waterloo News
  23. Haxster

    Dutch Designer Dreams Up a Tesla Model S Wagon

    http://www.automobilemag.com/news/tesla-model-s-shooting-brake-project-spawns-a-limited-series/?wc_mid=4035:10102&wc_rid=4035:1683826&_wcsid=492BBCBD268EF74C19B31E6DC7785DA464A392BCD68EC547 The electric shooting brake - Niels van Roij Design
  24. ABCTG

    WM Motors; Something shocking...

    WM motors in China says that by 2019 they will launch something that will be shocking to the core! What could it be? The Audacity Of China EV Unicorn WM Motor--On Display Soon Expects improved battery technology over the next few years to enable a car to run for 400 kilometers after a...
  25. A

    This Week Tesla & Companies

    Where did 2017 go? A lot has transpired and inspired. While other matters rendered us mute with frustration. It's all good. As they say what doesn't keel us over. Tesla is all lit up with awesome. Even amidst recent challenges seasoned with some unsavory news. Thursday's semi event was done up...
  26. outdoors

    Meijer puts deposits on 4 Tesla Semi's

    Meijer among first to drive Tesla's highly anticipated electric semi truck "Meijer has always prided itself on being innovative, especially in our fleet and supply chain," Frank Guglielmi, Meijer spokesman. Michigan legislators have left innovation out their skill set. They might wake up when...
  27. Haxster

    How to justify buying the new Roadster

    $200K+ for a sports car is hard to justify based on any practical merits. But, here's a shot at it: Just look at how much you can save on fuel costs using the electric Roadster as your daily driver and road trip vehicle versus your gas guzzling Bugatti. The savings could actually amortize the...
  28. A

    Editorial: "Federal Electric Car Tax Credit, Once Bipartisan, Threatened by Republican Tax Reform"

    "Federal Electric Car Tax Credit, Once Bipartisan, Threatened by Republican Tax Reform" kochvsclean.com/federal-electric-car-tax-credit-bipartisan-threatened-republican-tax-reform/ Published on Monday 06Nov17. Please share and comment on impact to Telsa and US EV market as a whole, and what...
  29. voyager

    Dutch build Model S Shooting Brake

    Commissioned about a year ago by a Dutch shooting brake collector, the Model S Shooting Brake is being developed by independent design company Niels van Roij Design based in London. It’s more than just a one-off as a small batch of 20 units is planned and the company is already accepting...
  30. TMC Staff

    Reuters: Tesla Reduced Model 3 Parts Order Due to Bottlenecks

    Tesla has reportedly slashed its parts order from third-party manufacturers by 40% in December citing a bottleneck in Model 3 production. Reuters reported that Hota Industrial Manufacturing Co, a Taiwanese automotive components maker and supplier for Tesla, has been asked to reduce production of...
  31. A

    Stargazing Tonight Anyone?

    You might peep Uranus! It's my favorite.
  32. S

    October 16 Automotive News

    Why is Tesla struggling with the Model 3? Welding woes may be the bottleneck October 16, 2017 @ 12:01 am Katie Burke Tesla Model S cars, which experts say require less welding than the Model 3s, are assembled in Fremont, Calif. Send us a Letter Have an opinion about this story? Click...
  33. A

    This Week Tesla and Companies

    Everyday's a holiday if you love what you do. Like my Grandma once said to me though, "Wait til the love wears off." Reality checked. Tesla is deep in production hell of much anticipated Model 3. Upwards of 450,000 anxiously patient customers are in the order queue. Meanwhile the pressure...
  34. voyager

    Oxford plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2020

    Oxford will ban petrol and diesel cars from its city centre from 2020 onwards in the latest round of air quality plans. It’ll be the first city in the UK to introduce such a ban, going further than London’s Congestion Charge and upcoming T-Charge for high-polluting diesel cars. Oxford City...
  35. Peteybabes

    Model X Recal!?!?

    Hello All, please see this link (snipped because i couldn't click on it as the link didn't function) Has anybody else heard about this? is this just a MarketWatch news error?
  36. A

    This Week Tesla & Companies

    This Week Tesla & Companies
  37. lunitiks

    GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2018

    Munich Oct 10-12, 2017 Israel Oct 18, 2017 Taiwan Oct 26, 2017 DC Nov 1-2, 2017 Japan Dec 12-13, 2017 Silicon Valley March 26-29, 2018 Plz post all vids, slides/pdfs/docs you can get your hands on. I'll kick off with some good Jensen Huang action here (GTC China 2017) - best part is from 1:17:47
  38. sumitkgarg

    Elon Musk is 'full of crap'

    A GM exec slams Tesla's self-driving-car promises — says Elon Musk is 'full of crap' A GM exec slams Tesla's self-driving-car promises — says Elon Musk is 'full of crap'
  39. TMC Staff

    Blog Tesla News Roundup: Urban Superchargers, Semi Debut Gets a Date, and Tesla VP Steps Down

    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...
  40. azdryheat

    My request that the Arizona Attorney General's office investigate Tesla's changes to Ludicrous Mode

    I have been told at least two other states are to be getting complaints on how Tesla has reduced the power in Ludicrous Mode. Hopefully they will restore the vehicle to the condition when we purchased them. I had hoped to avoid this.
  41. voyager

    Maserati to use electric drive from 2019

    During a conference call with investors, the boss of Maserati’s parent company said the brand would now spearhead the wider group’s push to electric, which will see more than half of FCA's range use some form of electric power by 2022. All Maserati models to use electric drive from 2019 | Autocar
  42. A

    India: No Driverless Cars to Protect Jobs

    Won’t allow driverless cars that take away jobs: Nitin Gadkari The Indian Minister of Transportation, Nitin Gadkari, has stated that he will not allow driverless cars to operate in India to protect driving jobs in the country. He estimates a need for more than 2.2 million commercial drivers...
  43. OlavA

    Trouble in Paridise?

    Tesla workers complain of long hours, low pay and unsafe conditions Looks like there is some tensions developing over the tough delivery schedules.
  44. Carspotter Daily

    CBC has one thing to say about autonomous cars

    If you would like to have a good laugh at how unbiased the media is, then click this link. I'm currently sending the CBC an essay about how inaccurate the article is - obviously whoever wrote it didn't do their research or chose to ignore laws stating that a driver must be at the wheel at all...
  45. Ulmo

    Putting the Tesla HEPA Filter and Bioweapon Defense Mode to the Test

    Putting the Tesla HEPA Filter and Bioweapon Defense Mode to the Test One warning: this is an option. I've been watching most people who order Model S and Model X, and most Model X buyers who are value-oriented tend to NOT buy this option, even though it is a huge health savings long term (and...
  46. W

    Anybody saw the LeEco car from a Chinese company? Thoughts?

    News: China's LeEco teases its very own autonomous electric car It seems that this company is also behind Faraday Future, which I think is a joke.
  47. jkliu47

    Is an augmented reality HUD coming as part 2 of Model 3 reveal?

    A new hire hints that Tesla may be working on a new feature for the Model 3
  48. EVie'sDad

    Tesla Model 3 'approaching' 400,000 pre-orders

    Tesla Vice President says Model 3 reservations are ‘approaching 400,000’, real success will be delivery Fred Lambert - 11 hours ago @FredericLambert Tesla Vice President says Model 3 reservations are ‘approaching 400,000’, real success will be delivery Tesla Model 3 'approaching' 400,000...
  49. EVie'sDad

    Why Tesla’s Model 3 Could Be the New Model T

    Enlightening article, and we will wait and see. I for one believe it is ushering in a new era of sustainable transportation, but only the long term will truly tell if this is the moment we've been waiting for. Why Tesla’s Model 3 Could Be the New Model T
  50. SCW-Greg

    Tesla hires away Porsche Interior Designer

    Tesla just hired the man responsible for the Porsche Mission E’s futuristic interior. Tesla just hired the man responsible for the Porsche Mission E’s futuristic interior

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