When we think of distracted driving these days, it’s usually due to smartphones. It’s tough to put those things down and ignore them when you’re driving even though we all know it’s the right thing to do. Some distractions, however, are impossible to avoid. Like a nighttime rocket launch that lights up the sky and […]
There are lots of reasons people are reluctant to make the move to electric vehicles. On the list is the need to sit and wait while your car charges, which is often at charging stations with nothing else around. That’s boring, so Tesla charging stations may soon feature convenience stores where you can grab one […]
One of the biggest objections people have to electric vehicles is the limited range. It’s easy to find a gas station when you’re on the road, but chargers for electric cars aren’t as common. Even though most people don’t drive enough in an average day to need a charge away from home, range anxiety is […]
Hurricane Irma is making its way up the Florida coast. Before its arrival, evacuees lined the state’s highways trying to get out of the way before the storm hit. There were issues with gas stations running dry, but those with electric cars had different concerns. Tesla decided to help by temporarily unlocking the full battery […]
Of the numerous autonomous safety technologies in our cars, automatic emergency braking (AEB) and forward collision warning show some of the most promising results. They’re so good, the lack of these technologies can now lower a vehicle’s safety ratings. This has prompted Tesla to add AEB back into the Model S and Model X after […]
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Tesla is best known for producing electric cars, but they’re also coming to be known as a leader in autonomous car technology. Videos of their Autopilot software in action are all over the internet, but unfortunately, there have been problems. Several accidents and one fatality were reported when Autopilot was in use, and now Tesla […]
Tesla delivered 22,200 cars in the last quarter of 2016. That’s a lot of luxury electric vehicles, but it isn’t enough to meet Tesla’s goals for the year. The company forecast deliveries of between 80,000 and 90,000 cars this year, but it came in at 76,230. Before you start counting Tesla’s glory days as a thing […]