Tesla Pulls Radar From 2 Models; Consumer Reports, NHTSA Pull Safety RankingsTwo key groups that offer automobile safety ratings have yanked their top endorsements of some Tesla vehicles because the Bay Area-based automaker has stopped using radar on its safety systems.
Tesla Balks At Recalling 159,000 Vehicles Over Touchscreen Issues; NHTSA Takes ActionTesla Inc. is balking at recalling about 159,000 vehicles with potentially defective touch screens, so U.S. safety regulators are moving to force the Bay Area-based electric car company to take action.
NHTSA Examining Tesla Unintended Acceleration ComplaintThe U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.
Tesla Model X Bursts Into Flame After Crash in FremontA Tesla Model X slammed into a tree Monday morning in Fremont then burst into flame. The driver, who works at Tesla, suffered minor injuries.
Consumer Reports Lowers Tesla Rating Over Delayed Safety FeatureConsumer Reports magazine has lowered the ratings of Tesla's Model S and Model X electric cars, after the automaker delayed the rollout of a safety feature promised to owners for the past several months.
Tesla May Have Been On Autopilot In Pennsylvania CrashA Tesla driver reportedly said his vehicle was in Autopilot when it crashed in Pennsylvania last week. The report comes as federal investigators look into another crash involving a Tesla in self-driving mode that killed a driver earlier this year.
Curious Ford Engineers Pay $200,000 For Tesla Model XLooking to learn something from its upstart competition, Ford Motor Company reportedly paid about $200,000 for one of the first Tesla Model X electric SUVs.
Tesla Recalling Model X SUVs For Seat DefectTesla Motors Inc. is recalling 2,700 Model X SUVs after the automaker's own tests showed the third-row seats could snap forward in a crash.
Tesla Model X Enters Used Car Market With $80,000 MarkupJust a few months after its debut, the first Tesla Model X electric SUV has hit the used car market. Those who are interested should be ready to pay a steep markup.
Tesla Gears Up For Model X SUV Launch, Net Loss Triples In 2nd QuarterTesla's net loss nearly tripled to $184 million in the April-June period as it invested in tooling and factory capacity for the new SUV, which is scheduled to go on sale next month.
Elon Musk Says Tesla Model X SUV Will Be Delivered In 3-4 MonthsTesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company expects to start deliveries of its new SUV, the Model X, in three or four months.
Sneak Preview Video And Photos Of The Tesla Model X Hybrid SUVLast week in Alameda, a man happened upon Tesla testing the yet-to-be-released Model X hybrid SUV. The man behind the camera was on his way to the nearby skate park when he was able to capture photos and video of Tesla's Model X in action.