Tesla Gets a Perfect 5 Star rating from the NHTSA

Tesla Gets a Perfect 5 Star rating from the NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its safety rating for the Tesla Model 3 today and the electric vehicle has gotten a perfect 5-star safety rating in every category. Warning: if you don’t like seeing beautiful Model 3 vehicles being crashed, don’t read the rest of this post. Tesla achieved the same […]

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Full Self-Driving Beta Program Released

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Tesla has reportedly started an incentivized beta tester program for ~100 more employees who are willing to test out the company’s Full Self-Driving suite. For their participation in the FSD beta tests, Tesla employees who would be part of the program would reportedly be receiving Autopilot and Full Self-Driving, as well as the Premium Upgrades […]

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Tesla is releasing a new Dashcam Feature!

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It’s been one of the most requested features for Tesla drivers and teased by Elon for over a year – access to the multiple cameras onboard!  Elon finally responded, via tweet as he normally does, that dashcam access will have a beta release in the next software update to version 9.0.  What prompted this?  Unfortunately, someone’s […]

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Model 3 Phantom Drain 48 Hour Test (Elon was Wrong)

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The Dreaded Model 3 Phantom Drain What is it the Model 3 Phantom Drain?  Simply put, it’s the charge the Model 3 loses when it’s not in operation.  The reasons for this include the battery’s thermal management system, on board electronics, or “waking up” the M3 to check the charging status.  It’s estimated the vehicle […]

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The Truth About Tesla Batteries

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The Truth about Tesla’s Batteries If you’re thinking about a Tesla, you’ve undoubtedly heard about how cheap they are to fill up, how little maintenance they require, and with recent Model 3 Production ramp ups, we’re on the verge of absolute Tesla ubiquity. But one of the questions that we believe keep potential buyers up […]

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Model 3 – The Good & The Bad from Owners

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Tesla Model 3 Owners Reviews The Tesla Model 3 is now in heavy distribution across the world.  But what do current Model 3 owners really think about the car now that they’ve had a chance to “break it in” and drive it for a few months?  We’ll take a look at the good and the […]

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Tesla Crosses 200K Sale Mark

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Tesla Model 3 production is ramping up and deliveries are increasing across the United States.  They have confirmed that Tesla has hit the 200,000 vehicle sales and Elon has claimed that the Model 3 has become the top selling small to midsize luxury car in the United States.   CleanTechnica gathered data to produce a […]

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