Tag: Tesla

Tesla ‘full self-driving’ option to get a price bump, Elon Musk says

Elon Musk hit Twitter on Monday to announce an upcoming $ 1,000 price hike for Tesla’s full self-driving option (FSD). “Tesla Full Self-Driving option cost rises by ~$ 1000 worldwide on July 1st,” the automaker’s CEO wrote in the tweet. Tesla Full Self-Driving option cost rises by ~$ 1000 worldwide on July 1st. Order a…

Elon Musk dares authorities to arrest him after reopening Tesla factory

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter that the company’s factory in Fremont, California, had reopened on Monday — and said he was willing to be arrested for it. Musk said the factory was opening “against Alameda County rules.” “I will be on the line with everyone else,” he wrote. “If anyone is arrested, I…

Tesla Semi faces a longer-than-expected road to production

It’s turning out to be a long road to launch for the Tesla Semi. Unveiled in 2017, the all-electric Class 8 truck has already missed its originally intended launch date of 2019. Now the company led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says it won’t hit the market until 2021. The news was revealed during the…

Tesla relents and shuts Fremont plant in response to coronavirus crisis

Tesla’s efforts to keep its only U.S. auto factory open in the face of the coronavirus pandemic have faltered after Elon Musk’s electric-car company finally agreed to halt its production line next week. Earlier in the week, Tesla appeared determined to keep the 10,000-worker factory open despite the recently announced shelter-in-place orders for seven counties…

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…