Tag: Tesla

Tesla has delayed the Roadster until 2022

Tesla has had to delay the 2nd generation Roadster again, this time down to the motor and battery system needed more work. Elon said that the engineering will be finished this year with production to start in 2022. The new Roadster was unveiled back in 2017 alongside the Semi, Tesla’s upcoming all electric truck, which itself has some impressive stats. Up until Elon was asked on Twitter yesterday, not much […]

New refreshed Tesla Model S appears on online configurator

Brand new images of a redesigned Tesla Model S have appeared on the official online configurator today over on tesla.com, boasting an all new interior with landscape screen, redesigned dashboard with less buttons, new steering wheel and a screen in the rear for the passengers. The car has three large screens, one for the rear passengers which allows for gaming and controlling the new tri-zone climate system. The middle main […]

The only car manufacturers to see increased sales last year were Tesla and MG

In 2020 in general, car sales suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic, people being unemployed as a result and this affects the car sales last year, in fact new car registrations hit a 30-year low in 2020, 680,076 fewer cars were sold last year than in 2019. However two car manufacturers came out on top, MG and Tesla who both saw increased sales. Tesla had the best selling car in April […]

Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car in the UK last month

In December 2020, Tesla had the best selling car of the month here in the UK with the Model 3. Almost 6,000 units of the car were shifted even with a decline of 29.4% in new car registrations year on year in the whole country. Tesla sold exactly 5,798 of the Model 3, more than the ever popular Volkswagen Golf and usual crowing champion, the Ford Fiesta. In December, Volkswagen […]

Tesla is now selling a cheaper Model Y

This week, Tesla has started to make the Model Y more affordable with the introduction of the standard range rear-wheel drive Model Y which comes in at $42,000 in the US (£33,000). As well as this new version of the Model Y, Tesla has also started offering it with a seven seat option, in addition to the five seat option. The rear wheel drive version of the Model Y was […]

Tesla manufactured 500,000 cars last year

For Tesla, 2020 seemed a bit up and down, on the upside back in May last here the Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car here in the UK due to the pandemic, traditional car manufactures hadn’t caught up in time to the way Tesla sells its cars – all online. The company just changed the hand off to be deliveries or zero touch and there wasn’t much work […]

Tesla opens world’s largest Supercharger location in China today

Today, Tesla has opened it’s largest ever Supercharger location in Shanghai, China with a massive 72 stalls, and judging by the images provided my Twitter user @JaiinShanghai it all looks to be located in an underground carpark of some kind. All 72 stalls are v2 Superchargers only, meaning up to 150 kW output can be achieved. The previous largest Tesla charging site is actually in the US – located in […]

Tesla will start selling its cars in India next year

Tesla hasn’t yet entered the market in India but in 2021, that should be about to change as Elon replied to a question on Twitter a few days ago regarding that. Some rumours have suggested that the company might be starting to sell in the country next year but now Tesla CEO has confirmed it. No, but definitely this year — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 27, 2020 India is one […]

New Tesla update hints that Apple Music support may be coming

Tesla has long only offered Spotify in its cars, as well as music from your phone on any service using Bluetooth or USB but with Spotify, the car can stream directly from the service using the integrated 4G connection. However, with a recent update to the software on the Tesla cars, it may be looking like support for Apple Music and Amazon Music might be coming soon. Support for Tidal […]

Tesla’s Supercharger network is now being used by other car manufacturers

Tesla’s large network of Superchargers is famously known for being exclusive to the company’s own cars but for some time, Tesla has hinted that it would be open to sharing the network with other customers of competing electric cars. Marques Brownlee from YouTube asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk why this isn’t happening. Musk came back and said while it is happening, it is “low key” but work is being done […]