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Tesla Model S electric high performance sedan with 19 lakh kms beats most Toyotas in distance driven

Tesla is the most popular and recognizable electric vehicle manufacturer globally. While there are several doubts among buyers related to the reliability of these electric cars, here we have a Tesla Model S that has completed around 1.2 million miles (19 lakh km) on the odometer. The story is about a 2014 Model S that has completed over 19 lakh kms. We have seen people achieve such incredible figures on ICE vehicles; however, this is probably the first time an electric vehicle has achieved this feat. In fact, it has…

Tesla starts selling fully-loaded Cybertruck ‘Foundation Series’ for $120,000

Tesla has started offering fully-loaded Cybertruck ‘Foundation Series’ for $120,000 to customers in the US. At a delivery event last week, Tesla delivered the first 10 Cybertrucks to customers. There was a fear that Tesla might pull a “Tesla Semi” – meaning doing the same thing it did last year and deliver a few Tesla Semi trucks during a delivery event at the end of the year and then not deliver anything for months. Fortunately, we are now learning that Tesla is already reaching out to…

Tesla faces Scandi revolt as Danes join Swedish strike

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., during a fireside discussion on artificial intelligence risks with Rishi Sunak, UK prime minister, not pictured, in London, UK, on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. Tolga Akmen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTesla faces a growing revolt in Scandinavia after Danish dockworkers joined a sympathy strike with Swedish mechanics, heaping pressure on the electric vehicle giant to grant collective bargaining rights to employees.Members of Swedish trade union IF Metall have been at loggerheads…

Tesla Cybertruck battles Rivian R1T, Hummer EV in epic drag race

Tesla’s Cybertruck is one of the most highly anticipated EV releases of all time. With the new electric truck officially rolling out, many want to see how it stacks up against the competition. Watch the Cybertruck take on the Rivian R1T and Hummer EV in an exciting drag race in the video below. Rivian’s R1T was the first electric pickup to hit the US market in September 2021, beating out the GMC Hummer EV by a few months. Although both are all-electric trucks, they are very different models.…

Elon Musk: low-cost Tesla is advanced, manufacturing is going to be revolutionary

Elon Musk commented on the upcoming low-cost Tesla electric car, saying that it is “advanced” in its development. The CEO also commented on the “revolutionary” manufacturing advancements that Tesla is making to make the vehicle a reality. While the cost of Tesla vehicles have come down recently, they are still not financially accessible to most people – like most new cars. The launch of the Cybertruck, which is about 50% more expensive than when originally announced in 2019, is not helping…

Denmark to block its ports against Tesla shipments to Sweden

Photo by Matthis Volquardsen on Pexels.com Another day, another chapter in the weeks-long Tesla strike in Sweden – but this time a union in Denmark says it will stop offloading and transporting Tesla vehicles to Sweden as it joins in a sympathy strike with IF Metall, forming the beginnings of a Nordic port blockade against Tesla.  Today harbor workers and drivers at Denmark’s 3F union issued a statement saying they too will take action against Tesla, meaning that Tesla can no longer…

The cheapest Tesla car won’t qualify for full federal tax credit starting January 1

With the Biden administration's continued attempt to limit Chinese battery components in US electric vehicles, Tesla has now announced that two of its models won't qualify for the full $7,500 federal tax credit as of January 1, 2024. As pointed out by our sister site TechCrunch, Tesla's website currently has a top banner claiming that tax credit "reductions likely for certain vehicles in 2024," urging customers to "take delivery by 12/31" in order to qualify for the full claim. A link in the banner toggles a message that…

Tesla faces class action for overcharging insurance with fake crash warnings

Tesla is about to face a class action after a judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that the automaker overcharged people using its insurance with “real-time data” after increasing their premiums over “fake crash warnings”. When launching its own car insurance product, Tesla utilized its capacity to collect real-time driving data from its vehicles to create what it calls a “Safety Score,” which basically gives drivers a score based on how and when they drive in order to affect their monthly…