Watch Tesla Autopilot V10 do a 40-min commute on 3 freeways without driver intervention

A Tesla owner on the early access program got the new Tesla V10 update and released a demonstration of his 40-minute commute on 3 freeways in Los Angeles, which was achieved without driver intervention. more…


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Tesla Model 3 earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+, highest possible safety award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has announced that the Tesla Model 3 has won its highest safety award, Top Safety Pick+, after achieving “good” ratings across the board in all of their test categories.  The Model 3 is the second battery electric vehicle to win the award, after the Audi e-tron won it last month.

The Model 3 has won several other safety plaudits, including 5-star ratings in all categories and the lowest probability of injury ever tested from NHTSA, 5 stars from from Euro NCAP while being hailed as setting a “new safety technology benchmark,” and 5-stars from the Australiasian NCAP.

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EPA’s own analysis shows fuel efficiency rollback will kill people and cost money

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is attempting to revoke California’s authority to set its own emissions rules, a right enshrined in federal law that California has had for over 50 years. We recently covered why the EPA will have a hard time winning this fight.

In a move that seems to come straight out of George Orwell’s Ministry of Truth, the Trump administration has applied the acronym “SAFE” to their effort. This stands for, if you can believe it, “Safe and Affordable Fuel Efficient vehicles.”

The problem is that this rule is neither about safety, affordability, or fuel efficiency.  And we need look no further than the EPA’s own analysis, and statements from its former career scientists, to show this.

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Tesla installs a Supercharger station at Nürburgring

Tesla is continuing to test its new Model S prototypes at Nürburgring race track in Germany, and now the automaker has even installed a Supercharger station at the track. more…


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