Tag Archives: Tesla Motors

Tesla Reportedly Offered Its Autopilot Data To The Department of Transportation 

With autonomous technology gradually making its way into passenger vehicles, the new methods of transport will likely warrant new regulations. In attempts to work toward those road regulations, Electrek reports that Tesla Motors offered to share all of its autopilot data with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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UAW Pushes To Unionize Tesla Factory As Company Expectations Rise

Tesla’s flagship Fremont factory is the only non-unionized American-owned assembly factory in the U.S., and the United Auto Workers want to change that. With Tesla considerably upping the manufacturing expectations for its electric fleet, their motives just got stronger.

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Tesla Is Developing A Growth Team With Hires From Facebook And Uber

Earlier this year, Tesla managed to snag Praveen Arichandran as a new Director of Growth Programs from a similar role he held at Facebook. The automaker has now revealed it is assembling a “growth team” similar to that of Facebook and Uber through recent job listings, suggesting the brand’s eyes for expansion continue to grow wider.

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Tesla Is Now Gunning To Produce Half A Million Cars Annually By 2018

Tesla has heard the concerns over its plans to produce 500,000 cars annually by 2020, so in today’s quarterly earnings call, the automaker revealed that it’s moving its production forecasts two years earlier to 2018. If we were sitting at the proverbial poker table, Tesla just went all in.

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Here’s How Tesla Is Designing The Model 3 To Be The Most Aerodynamic Car Ever Made 

Shortly after the unveiling of Tesla’s Model 3 earlier this month, Elon Musk took to Twitter in a storm of information about the new car, mentioning that the target drag coefficient was 0.21. If that target makes it to production, it would make the Model 3 the most aerodynamic high-volume production car ever made. Here’s the plan to do it.

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Volvo Engineer Calls Out Tesla For Dangerous ‘Wannabe’ Autopilot System

Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system has been impressing everyone from consumers to journalists, and even other industry experts and executives. Even us! But now a Volvo engineer has called Tesla’s system out, claiming it’s a dangerous “wannabe” autonomous technology.

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Apple Just Hired Aston Martin’s Former Chief Engineer After Tesla Stint: Report

No one knows what the Apple Car will really look like (even if some jokers out there pretend they do on Twitter ) but one thing is for sure: Apple has been on a tremendous hiring binge from car world, out of Tesla Motors in particular. Now a new report says a veteran of both Aston Martin and Tesla has joined Apple’s ranks too.

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Tesla’s Stock Price Soared After The Model 3 Unveiling

As can be expected from the massive amount of preorders for the Tesla Model 3 before, during and after its unveiling on Thursday night, the $TSLA stock price hit its highest numbers in six months on Friday. The numbers surprised Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and trumped investor predictions as well.

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Tesla Model 3: Everything We’ve Learned

As of Saturday morning, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter that Tesla Model 3 orders were at a whopping 253,000 two days after its debut. Since that debut, we’ve learned quite a bit about the car—things both good and bad. With that, let’s take a moment to break down everything we know so far.

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Sit Back, Because It May Be A Long Time Before Tesla Can Fulfill Model 3 Orders

In one day, Tesla Motors crushed the numbers for total electric vehicles sold in the U.S. during 2015 with a single model—the Tesla Model 3. Half of the orders came before anyone had even seen it. But now the real wait begins, and it looks as if it may be three to four years before prospective owners receive their car.

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