In Friday’s crash, the driver was killed when he drove his 2018 Tesla Model 3 under a 2019 International LT truck. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the tractor-trailer was turning left and pulled into the path of the Tesla, which came to a halt three-tenths of a mile south of the collision, where the driver was pronounced dead. … [Read more...] about Federal regulators investigating fatal Tesla Model 3 crash in Florida
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Feb 24, 10:54 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/24/19 AT 10:16 PM Since their release, many Tesla electric car owners noticed that these vehicles are great for outings, road trips and other excursions due to its features. However, is the new Tesla Model 3 better than the older Model S vehicle from the early half of the 2010 decade? Here’s what we know about this so far.According to cleantechnica’s report, both Model 3 and Model S are good for road trips, but each come with their own advantages depending on your vacation plans. The newer Model 3 offers driving comfort with its Autopilot self-driving car system and faster charge-up that also provides similar mileage to the Model S. Meanwhile, the older Model S’s advantage is its size, which allows its owners to sleep comfortably inside the car when it’s in “Camper Mode” as it frees … [Read more...] about Tesla Model 3 vs. Model S: Which EV Is Better For Road Trips?
Feb 07, 9:04 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Kalyan Kumar 02/07/19 AT 9:00 AM The delivery of Tesla Model 3 in Europe started off nominally on Wednesday with priority for reservation holders who were awaiting the car for three years. Because of some unexpected snags, all the buyers invited could not get their cars. More deliveries will happen Thursday.Tesla confirmed that a few cars were delivered Wednesday after a cargo ship from California docked at Belgium’s Zeebrugge port.There was a rush of buyers as they were contacted to take delivery in Belgium and the Netherlands by Wednesday.Some buyers complained that they were turned away after driving all the way to Tesla’s Tilburg factory in the Netherlands.Tesla acknowledged that it could not deliver as many vehicles it originally desired and urged buyers to wait for one more day.In a tweet, CEO Elon Musk said some logistics issues at the … [Read more...] about Tesla Model 3 Arrives In Europe, Delivery Moved To Thursday
Feb 06, 9:35 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Arthur Villasanta 02/06/19 AT 9:21 PM Tesla Inc. has slashed the price of its mid-range Tesla Model 3 luxury all-electric sedan by $1,100 as it doggedly tries to bring the unsubsidized starting price of this vehicle down to $35,000.With the price cut, the starting price of the mid-range now stands at $42,900 before incentives. The reduction covers all three versions of the Model 3, including rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive and performance models.This move is Tesla’s second price reduction this year. Tesla announced a fleet-wide price cut of $2,000 in January. This move reduced the price of the mid-range Model 3 to $42,900, which is nine percent lower than the $46,000 price tag on Dec. 31, 2018.The mid-range Tesla Model 3 was priced at $45,000 during its launch in October 2018. The company increased the price to $46,000 five days after the car’s … [Read more...] about Tesla Model 3 Price Drop: Cuts $1,100, Moves Closer To $35,000 Target
(Reuters) - Shares in Tesla Inc fell nearly 4 percent on Thursday as Wall Street analysts following up on its fourth-quarter results questioned underlying demand for its crucial Model 3 sedan and the electric car maker’s ability to make inroads in China. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model 3 car is displayed during a media preview at the Auto China 2018 motor show in Beijing, China April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo Tesla reported quarterly profit below analysts’ expectations on Wednesday and surprised investors by announcing that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja, 56, would leave and handover the reins to 34-year-old Zach Kirkhorn, its vice president of finance. JPMorgan analysts were among those warning that Ahuja’s leaving deprived the company of long automotive industry experience and relative stability in a company which has seen a steady stream of senior staff come and go since 2016. Analysts were also concerned by Tesla’s indication that it … [Read more...] about Musk not worried about Tesla Model 3 demand, but Wall Street is