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Tesla Model S Refresh Spotted Showing Off New Interior [PICS]

Tesla’s Model S refresh has been spotted in the wild again, with new pictures shared by user ‘Filter’ from the TMC forums. “Looks like there are more test cars around,” said ‘Filter’, sharing the new images on Sunday morning. Inside the new Model S refresh, we get the best view yet of the interior with […]

Tesla Shares Teaser of Model S Plaid Winter Testing [VIDEO]

Tesla on Friday shared a short video of its new Model S Plaid refresh winter testing. Plaid winter testing — Tesla (@Tesla) February 19, 2021 In the 6-second clip, we see a Model S Plaid on a snowy field accelerating in a straight line, while the camera pans across the back of the vehicle. […]

2021 Tesla Model S Plaid Spotted on the Road in Los Altos, California

Tesla’s latest Model S refresh sporting the new 2021 design, has been spotted near the company’s Fremont factory and in Los Altos in California. Instagram account @siliconvalleyteslas shared a picture of a Model S Plaid in Los Altos, California, shared yesterday. You can tell it’s a Model S Plaid based on the carbon fiber rear […]

Tesla 2021.4.3 Update Fixes Rear Camera Darkness on Model S/X

Software update 2021.4.3 started rolling out to Tesla vehicles on Wednesday, boasting a number of improvements and fixes. According to a Reddit thread, the update has also fixed the rear camera darkness issue that’s been plaguing Model S and Model X units with the Media Control Unit (MCU) 2 upgrade since as far back as update 2020.48.35.5. […]

Audi E-Tron GT vs Tesla Model S, Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model 3 [PIC]

Earlier today, Audi announced its 2022 E-Tron GT battery-electric performance sedan, based on the Porsche Taycan platform. Just how does the new 2022 Audi E-Tron GT RS, compare to its cousin the Porsche Taycan Turbo S and Tesla’s Model S Plaid+ and Model 3 Performance? Philip Engberg created just the perfect comparison graphic, comparing 0-60 […]

Tesla to Recall 135,000 Model S, Model X Vehicles Over Touchscreen Failures

Earlier this month the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asked Tesla to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles, related to touchscreen failures posing a safety issue. Now on Tuesday, Tesla has agreed to the voluntary NHTSA recall, reports Reuters. According to Tesla in its filing with the NHTSA, it said “in the interest of […]

Tesla Model S and Model 3 Top JD Power EV Ownership Study

According to a new survey from JD Power, 82% of surveyed EV owners responded saying they “definitely will” consider buying another EV down the line. The inaugural survey, called the JD Power US Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study, was released Thursday and seeks to find levels of satisfaction amongst those who own an EV. […]

Tesla Slashes Price of Model S/X Infotainment Upgrade by 40%

Tesla has slashed the price of its Model S and Model X Infotainment Upgrade by $1,000 USD. According to an update on Tesla’s Infotainment Upgrade page, the new price is showing as $1,500 USD, down 40% compared to before, at $2,500. “Owners of compatible vehicles can schedule an appointment through the Tesla app for purchase […]

U.S. Asks Tesla to Recall 158,000 Model S and X Over Bricked Screens

Despite Tesla’s 5-star safety achievements for its Model Y SUV from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the U.S. regulator has now asked the automaker to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles, reports Reuters. The issue at stake is related to media control unit (MCU) failures, which are seen as safety risks. The […]