Ford Ranger, Tesla models tops ‘American-Made’ car index

Images of New Ford Ranger

Ford Motor’s new Ranger truck achieved No.1 rank in vehicles that contribute most to the U.S. economy, while three of Tesla’s models placed in the top nine. The two automaker’s brands couldn’t be found in Cars.com’s top 10 last year but stood out in the 2020 version of the automotive site’s “American-Made Index.” Ford’s pickup […]

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 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, […]

Tesla misunderstands ‘positive’ Model 3 rating, says Consumer Reports

Tesla Model 3 production car

Consumer Reports stated on Friday that Tesla Inc had misunderstood the “average” reliability score the magazine designated to the electric automaker’s Model 3 sedan last week, calling it generally “positive” for an all-new vehicle. Tesla slammed the rating on Thursday, saying “it is important to note that Consumer Reports has not yet driven a Model […]