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Tesla will start delivering the new Model Y crossover on Friday the 13th

Tesla’s time-honored habit of not sticking to the deadlines it sets will work out in the favor of Model Y buyers. The California-based automaker will begin delivering the Model Y, the latest addition to its range, on Friday the 13th. Company co-founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Model Y (pictured below) during a private…

This company transforms Tesla’s Model 3 into a supercar-slaying track monster

Tesla is going to great lengths to develop a high-performance Model S capable of dethroning the Porsche Taycan on Germany’s grueling Nürburgring track. While the project is ongoing, and the automaker is learning as it goes, a much smaller company called Unplugged Performance has quietly specialized in tuning Tesla’s electric cars since its inception in…

Tesla recalls 15,000 Model X SUVs to fix a power steering problem

Tesla’s innovative over-the-air software updating system allows it to upgrade (and, sometimes, repair) its cars wirelessly, but some problems will always require tools and a trained mechanic. It encountered one recently, so it’s voluntarily recalling 15,000 early examples of the Model X to fix a problem with the power steering system. Documents published by the…

Tesla starts work on building Model Y SUVs at Shanghai factory

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said it has started work on building Model Y electric sports utility vehicles (SUV) at its $ 2 billion Shanghai factory, marking a new milestone for the company’s first foreign car plant. Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Shanghai’s Mayor Ying Yong attend an opening…