South Korea launches safety investigation into Tesla vehicles

Tesla Model 3

South Korea said it is investigating suspected safety issues with automobiles made by U.S. automaker Tesla Inc, which is competing strongly with the Korean automaker Hyundai Motor in the South Korean electric vehicle market. Braking and steering systems which include the Autopilot function were part of the investigation, a transport ministry official informed on Wednesday. The […]

Polestar’s first all-electric vehicle to start at $59,900 in the US

Volvo Polestar 2

Polestar, the electric performance brand spun out of Volvo Cars, stated the base price of its first all-electric vehicle is going to be $59,900 in the United States, lower than originally assumed. The 2021 Polestar 2, an electric performance fastback, is the first electric vehicle to come out of a brand that was reintroduced three years earlier. Polestar […]

Bill Gates buys Porsche Taycan, Musk calls it ‘underwhelming’

Bill Gates

Elon Musk is not really positive about the recent car purchase of fellow billionaire entrepreneur Bill Gates. After Gates stated he purchased himself an all-electric Porsche Taycan, Tesla’s CEO took to Twitter to discuss the Microsoft co-founder. “My conversations with Gates have been underwhelming tbh [to be honest],” Musk tweeted. My conversations with Gates have been underwhelming tbh — […]

NHTSA to review a petition concerning 500,000 Tesla vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to officially investigate and recall 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles due to sudden unintended acceleration reports. The petition includes 2012 through 2019 model year Tesla Model S, 2016 through 2019 Tesla Model X, and 2018 through 2019 Tesla Model […]

Tesla’s Chinese-built Model 3 cars would receive state subsidies

Tesla Model 3 spied

Tesla Inc stated on Friday that its Chinese-built Model 3 cars would get state subsidies, a move that will significantly help the electric automaker’s push into the world’s biggest auto market. China’s industry ministry had previously stated Tesla’s Model 3 cars, being constructed at its $2 billion factory located in Shanghai, were on a list […]

Tesla regain recommended status in Consumer Reports survey

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Inc’s Model 3 and S sedans both have regained “recommended” status in Consumer Reports magazine’s yearly reliability survey, permitting the electric carmaker’s overall standing to boost slightly. Tesla’s ranking increased four spots to No. 23 out of 30 brands in the U.S. market as it worked to fix production issues with the Model 3, […]