Tag Archives: Tesla Model S

The Problem Isn’t Media Coverage Of Semi-Autonomous Car Crashes

In some corners of the world where Elon Musk’s word is taken as gospel, there’s a prevailing view that it’s irresponsible for news outlets to cover car crashes involving semi-autonomous technology as diligently as we’ve seen lately. Whether it’s Tesla investors stanning hard for the company, claiming “not one”…

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Tesla Model S Driver Says Autopilot Was On Before Crash Into Firetruck: Police

The owner of a Tesla Model S that crashed into a parked firetruck in Utah last Friday said she had the car’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system engaged at the time of the incident, police said Monday. More than likely, this crash will lead to yet more scrutiny around Tesla’s driving assistance system, which is already…

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NTSB Investigating Fatal Tesla Crash in Florida That Left Two Dead

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a team to Florida to investigate a fatal crash Tuesday involving a Tesla Model S that left two high school seniors dead. The agency said it doesn’t expect, at this time, that Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system will be a part of the investigation.

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Tesla Accused Of Ordering Owners Not To Talk About Their Repairs

America’s auto safety watchdog, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, slammed Tesla Motors today for apparently asking customers to sign nondisclosure agreements after repairs that seemingly bar them from discussing potentially serious safety issues with regulators, Automotive News reported.

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Tesla’s Summon Feature Is Now The Ultimate Dad Prank

Tesla’s Summon feature has been rather contentious lately , but that didn’t stop one dad from using it to prank his son by locking him the car and making him think he was in a runaway death machine. Welcome to the future of dad pranks.

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Someone Is Finally Racing A Tesla Model S Up Pikes Peak

In one of the most fitting product tie-ins I’ve seen in racing, Go Puck CEO Blake Fuller plans to race the first Tesla Model S up Pikes Peak this June, reports Road & Track. Fuller aims to beat the Electric Production record of 13 minutes, and has cleverly modded the Model S battery pack in hopes of doing so.

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The Tesla Model S 70 kWh Battery Pack Is Now Just A 75 kWh Behind A Paywall

Earlier this week, before Tesla went crazy forecasting a manufacturing capacity of 500,000 cars by 2018 , the automaker updated its Model S with a new face and some tweaks to the battery options, including a new 75 kWh option. Well it turns out both the new 70 and 75 kWh options will be the same, with the the former being an electronically limited version of the latter.

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Vice President Joe Biden Lost $10 Betting That A CTS-V Was Faster Than A Tesla

Joe Biden , America’s Bitchin’ Vice President, was forced to beg for absolution from the Pope at the Vatican last night after betting on a Cadillac CTS-V in a drag race against a Tesla Model S. He also lost $10.

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Damn The Future Will Be Greater Than We Expected

Does the genius of Elon Musk know no bounds??????????????????????????

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Looks Like Tesla Now Offers Free Autopilot Trials For Owners

As a society full of innovation and new technology, we give a lot of attention to Tesla Motors and its semi-autonomous features. But even for owners, not all of those features come free—permanently, that is. According to some recent Tesla forum posts, it looks as if the company now offers free trials for fancier perks.

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