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PostHeaderIcon Everything We Know About the 2020 Tesla Model Y

The American company that created a furor many years back by launching desirable electric vehicles will finally be completing its S3XY range with the launch of the Model Y on the 14th of March. The budget electric crossover will be slotted between the Model 3 and the Model S and will most likely go on to become the startup’s best-selling car ever. But, what exactly do we know about it thus far?

PostHeaderIcon 10 Reasons Why the Tesla Model Y Will Succeed

Tesla is about to welcome its newest member to the family when the Model Y makes its long-awaited debut this week at the company’s L.A. design studio. The Model Y’s arrival adds another model to Tesla’s growing lineup of electric cars. The crossover is expected to slot between the entry-level Model 3 and the larger, more expensive Model S and Model X. Detailed specs will be revealed during the debut, but this early, there’s already growing buzz that the Model Y could turn into Tesla’s most popular model so far. That’s what happens when you’re a crossover that’s tipped to fetch a rather inexpensive price tag.
For a number of reasons, the Tesla Model Y has the makings of a successful new offering for Tesla. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons.

PostHeaderIcon Tesla’s Trolling Skills are Once Again On-Point with Secret Message Inside Model Y Invitation Teaser

The highly anticipated Tesla Model Y is scheduled to make its début this Thursday, March 14. But before Tesla pulls the covers off of the crossover, it’s going to have fun at everyone’s expense. Tesla is a troll among trolls, and it proved its worth yet again by hiding a secret message in the event invitation teaser for the Model Y. This isn’t the first time Tesla has dabbled into inserting random teaser eggs in the most obscure of locations, but this one hits a little close to home, especially to those like us who are always looking to see more than we should when it comes to shadowy teaser images. Well played, Tesla. Well played.

PostHeaderIcon Tesla Goes Ice Fishing, Burns Up, Doesn’t Melt Ice

Currently, there’s the shell of Tesla Model X that burned to a crisp sitting on a frozen lake in Vermont. That’s a sentence I never imagined I’d write. The situation certainly is odd. It raises a lot of questions. What sparked the fire? Why didn’t it melt through the ice? What was the car doing on the lake in the first place?

PostHeaderIcon Tesla Model S Crashes and Burns; Reportedly Non-Functioning Door Handles Fatally Trap the Driver Inside

A Tesla Model S collided with a tree on Sunday in Davie, Florida. The car was soon engulfed in flames and, because the automatic door handles appear to have seized, the driver was trapped in his car and was killed. Reports have emerged telling that, like in the case of other crashed Teslas, the wrecked Model S caught fire again this morning with the source being traced back to the battery.

It’s unclear at the moment how the accident happened, but witnesses at the scene told press that they couldn’t get the driver out because the automatically deploying door handles remained stuck in place. What’s more, an officer that happened to be in the vicinity of Flamingo Road where the incident took place was also unable to break the car’s window and evacuate the driver. This could be a harrowing precedent for Tesla.

PostHeaderIcon Tesla Shares Plummet Despite Record-Breaking Production

Tesla announced a record-breaking number of deliveries in the Q4 of 2018, but that did not reflect in its financial reports. Tesla delivered 90,700 vehicles from September to December – a new record since its inception, but the share prices took a hit. The shareholders felt a certain unsteadiness as stock prices declined and investors expressed their disappointment over failed expectations to close out the year. That is harsh on Tesla.

PostHeaderIcon Here’s How a Simple Security Oversight Brings Hell To 2019 Tesla Model 3 Owners

Tesla owners, specifically those who own the Model 3, have become the targets of a growing number of car break-ins in recent weeks. A number of owners took to forums and social media to report the thefts, a lot of which have happened in the Bay Area. The incidents reportedly involve thieves breaking the rear-quarter window of the Model 3 to lower the seat and see if there are any valuable items in the trunk. If the thieves see something, they break the whole back side window, get in the car, and steal the items. Unfortunately, the Model 3 doesn’t have a sensor to detect that a window has been broken, giving the thieves free run to shatter windows and steal to their heart’s content. For its part, Tesla has started offering and installing a new Enhanced Anti-Theft system that would help prevent these types of break-ins. Unfortunately, the system is only available for the Model S and Model X at the moment.

PostHeaderIcon Now That Tesla Is Discontinuing the 75-kWh Battery, with the 2020 Model S and Model X Finally Become Track Worthy?

Elon Musk recently announced on Twitter that Tesla would be discontinuing the 75 kWh variants of the Model S and Model X. The two models will now be offered only in the 100 kWh and 100 kWh Performance versions. The smaller battery-capacity car is up for sale only until Sunday night. Does this mean this mean that Tesla will begin using its new battery cells in the Model S and Model X, a move that could eventually make them track worthy?

PostHeaderIcon Elon Musk Makes More Crazy Promises About the Tesla Roadster

0-to-60 mph in 1.9 seconds

We were utterly floored when Tesla dropped details on the forthcoming Roadster 2.0 back in 2017. While we have yet to see this thing outside the confines of a Tesla press release, the new Roadster promises a long list of amazing specs, from a 1.9-second 0-to-60 mph time to 620 miles of range per charge. Now, Musk is upping the insanity to all-new levels, with claims that the new Roadster will offer a SpaceX package that includes rocket thrusters.

PostHeaderIcon Tesla is Victimizing People Who Buy Their Used Cars

Tesla has set up a way to bypass the dealerships and the usually annoying experience that goes with them. Through their website, you can buy certified pre-owned models without the hassle, or so they say. One YouTuber tells the exact opposite story of how he bought a used Model X in October of last year, and the car still isn’t in his possession as of January 9th. Yikes!

When you’ve made up your mind that you’ll buy a used car, you might think about going the way of a certified pre-owned example bought through an authorized dealer. The thinking is that the dealer took care to give the car a once over and fix some things before putting it up for sale again. You’d also think that they aren’t taking in just any beater and that you could get an acceptable deal on a car or truck that’s in good condition. That’s exactly what YouTuber ’Rich Rebuilds’ thought when he decided to buy a used Model X. However, what followed is nothing short of nightmarish.

PostHeaderIcon Tesla Owner Has a Simple Solution for Truck Owners That Like to Block Superchargers

Pickup truck owners protesting against EVs by lining up their beasts in front of superchargers to prevent EV owners from using them was one of the most bizarre things we heard in 2018. The so-called ‘ICE-ing’ did not frost-off completely, and it actually became a ‘thing.’ However, one Tesla Model X owner decided to show pickup truck owners that the Tesla X is no underdog by towing a Chevy truck out of a station. David versus Goliath? Well, kind of.

PostHeaderIcon If You Have Ordered or Will Order a 2019 Tesla Model 3, Here are the Quality Issues You Can Expect

Taking delivery of a Tesla Model 3, which is more than likely your first true EV, must be a pretty exciting moment. Some of that positive vibe may wear off quite quickly, however, due to the many quality issues that have been reported since the Model 3 started reaching its new owners.

PostHeaderIcon If You Have Ordered or Will Order a 2019 Tesla Model 3, Here are the Quality Issues You Can Expect

Taking delivery of a Tesla Model 3, which is more than likely your first true EV, must be a pretty exciting moment. Some of that positive vibe may wear off quite quickly, however, due to the many quality issues that have been reported since the Model 3 started reaching its new owners.

PostHeaderIcon New In-Car App from Tesla is Fart-Tastic

Tesla’s cloud-based system updates make it easy for owners to download every new improvement that comes from the company founded by Elon Musk. This time, you really should hurry because the latest update includes a brilliant easter-egg: a fart app.

Have you ever wanted to play a practical joke on your friends by deploying an array of fart sounds in your car’s surround audio system? Well, if you own a Tesla, the latest update lets you do just that. You can choose between farts on demand and farts that activate when you toggle the turn signals. Really, now, what more could you wish for?

PostHeaderIcon Tesla Model S Drove On Autopilot and Saved The Drunk Driver’s Life

We have been hearing stories about how the autonomous system has failed in cars and even killed people in some cases. How about we talk about a life-saving incident for a change? A 45-year old man in his Tesla Model S was spotted by the cops cruising on an expressway fast asleep. They chased the car for minutes before successfully stopping it. Imagine the dire consequences had it not been for the Autopilot system.

PostHeaderIcon Someone Hacked the Tesla Model 3 To Run YouTube and Ubuntu Linux

Tesla’s “people’s car.” the Model 3, was thought to be harder to crack into than the Model S and Model X that proved to be a field day for hackers. However, we’re now seeing a Model 3 owner on Reddit showcase his ability to run YouTube and Ubuntu on his car.

This is not the first instance of a Model 3 getting hacked into. Earlier this year, an owner, who goes by the name of ’Ingineerix’ online, was able to crack open Tesla’s ’Factory Mode’ to reveal interesting information about the car’s full battery pack capacity, information that Tesla only offered as a range figure.

PostHeaderIcon Tesla Releases an Update to Address Model 3 Cold Weather Issues but It’s the Laziest Fix Ever

Less than a week since we were talking about the trials and tribulations experienced by Tesla Model 3 owners as wintery weather hit the northern hemisphere, Tesla released a so-called fix that should act as a temporary solution to the problem of freezing windows, door handles, and charge ports. The fix, though, seems to be the cause of further problems.

Tesla’s compact Model 3 sedan is experiencing its first full winter since being introduced late last year. While the bigger Model S didn’t seem to be troubled by colder temperatures, the cheaper Model 3 is a bit on the sensitive side. Many customers have reported finding their door handles frozen as well as their windows which meant they couldn’t access their vehicles – even after pre-heating them for 10 or 15 minutes straight. Now, Tesla pushed through a new system update that’s meant to make things right again, but, apparently, it’s barely a knee-jerk reaction to a more complex issue.

PostHeaderIcon Check Out This Cool Tesla Model 3 Key Fob

The Tesla Model 3 keycard has had polarising opinions from the very beginning, but there’s no denying that is a pain in the ass to use. In fact, even Musk was quoted saying, “We really need to provide a normal key to the customers of the car.” The answer to this – a key fob -was “leaked,” thanks to an FCC application. The key fob is now available at Tesla’s website for $150,
but don’t rush over there just it – it’s already sold out.

PostHeaderIcon Someone Should Let Elon Musk Know that The Tesla Model 3 Has Some Serious Winter Issues

Winter is upon us, and this might just be worrying news for Tesla Model 3 owners living in colder climates as reports have emerged of some models encountering issues in low temperatures such as the door handles freezing or the recharging system malfunctioning due to the cold.

The Model 3, which was launched last year, is now facing its first full winter, which can get cripplingly cold in the northern hemisphere. That’s why a number of owners in countries like Canada were aghast to find out that, despite the car’s pre-heating system it would sometimes lock them out due to freezing door handles and windows.

PostHeaderIcon Starman and Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Cruise Past Mars on the Way to Deep Space Nine

Starman seems to be an “out-of-the-world” driver. Giving stiff competition to Le Mans drivers, Starman, in Musk’s Tesla Roadster, has been on it for nine months and has gone beyond the Red Planet. SpaceX shared Starman’s current position in a diagram, showing that the Roadster has reached beyond Mars.

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