Tesla

Tesla post new record in car deliveries 0

In what’s been a record quarter, Tesla has delivered just over 25,000 cars in the first three months of 2017. Tesla reported this constitutes a 70 percent rise on the same period from last year which is welcome news for the electric car maker, which had posted a 9 percent drop in deliveries as 2016(…)

Tesla sizing up UK for first European base 0

Elon Musk, billionaire boss of the Tesla Corporation, has announced plans to tap British automotive expertise, by establishing a base in the UK. His words come hot on the heels of Tesla making their first major acquisition, purchasing the German engineering business Grohmann, as it prepares to automate its production. “We have a lot of(…)

Tesla updates software after car hack 0

Tesla has been forced to update some of its software following a successful hack of the operating system of its electric cars carried out by researchers from China. From a distance of 12 miles (19km), the team from Keen Security Lab managed to manipulate the brake system on a Tesla while it was travelling. They(…)

The First Autonomous Fatality 0

This is of course sad news for anyone to read, but the first autonomous driving death has been confirmed. Our condolences go out to the driver’s friends and family during this horrible time for them. But, as a motoring blog, the story must be reported. The man in question, whose Tesla Model S failed to(…)

Electric Cars Dominate Driver Satisfaction for 2016 0

The UK has begun to go electric and the drivers love it. The drivers of electric cars love them so much so that they have claimed the two top spots in the 2016 Driver Power survey. The Driver Power survey as undertaken by Auto Express had 50,000 responses covering 32 car makers and 150 different(…)

Tesla Model X Faces Glitches 0

Tesla has been consistently wowing motorists and the motoring world for many years but, they still haven’t gotten over one tiny hurdle, and this hurdle has knocked them down again. This hurdle, involves either physical malfunctions or software glitches in new models. This time round, there has been a major software glitch involving the new(…)

Come Over Here Tesla… Tesla Summon and Autopilot Features are Now Available in the U.K. 0

Tesla’s summon feature is now available to some models in the U.K. and is set to find its way through the globe eventually. The U.K. has just recently passed legislation allowing for the updates to the Tesla Models X and S but, only if used on private land. If you have not heard about the(…)

Tesla recalls all 90,000 of its Model S electric cars 0

Tesla has sent out recall notifications for all Model S cars over a faulty seatbelt connection. There are currently 90,000 Model S vehicles on the roads, which makes this the biggest recall Tesla has ever done. In the emails sent to Model S owners, Tesla said: “Tesla recently found a Model S in Europe with a(…)

The electric car company building a $1bn factory… Who is Faraday Future? 1

There’s a new kid on the electric block and they’re already sparking interest. Faraday Future (FF), the mysterious California-based new car company, is filling media headlines this week. The fairly unknown electric car start-up announced that they are looking for a location in the US to build a $1 billion factory to begin production on their(…)

Tesla Model X SUV set for 2015 Release 0

The all electric Tesla Model X SUV is set to go on sale in the UK towards the end of 2015, but no official release date has been announced yet. This Model X is Tesla’s first SUV model, and will feature 7 seats as standard, and will rival this likes of the Range Rover Sport(…)