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Test Drives2018 Tesla Model X: Space-age Family Commuting
Although Tesla’s long-term survival isn’t yet guaranteed, the EV maker from California undeniably was a game-changer in the automotive industry. It proved to the world that electric powertrains can be an alternative to combustion engines, at a price, of course. Despite being on the market for a few years now, …
BlogAll-Wheel Drive: The Tesla Advantage
Everyone’s talking about Telsa, the California-based electric vehicle company. And that’s something when you consider that automakers rarely make traditional media headlines anymore, unless of course there’s a disaster like the Volkswagen diesel car scandal . Tesla sure has a way of garnering the attention of traditional media¾and good on …
TechnologyTesla’s Self-Driving Car: A Festival of Technology
You’ve surely heard the news, the Tesla Model S and Model X can drive themselves! But that’s not actually true. Sure, on the highway, these cars no longer need the driver to hold the steering wheel, they can adjust their speed according to traffic flow, and they can even avoid …
BlogThe Car Guide Visits Tesla’s Factory
A few weeks ago, The Car Guide took a tour of Tesla’s installations in California. This immersion in the universe of the electric car allowed us to draw a complete picture of the Tesla brand, its owner and its cars. Here’s the first article of a full report on Tesla …
Features and TipsTesla: The Early Years to Today—and Tomorrow
In 2003, engineers Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning set up a new company, Tesla. The name is an intentional reference to Nikola Tesla (1856—1943), the engineer who contributed significantly to the development of alternating current electricity supply systems. In 1960, the international unit for magnetic flux density was even named …

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ElectricTesla’s Bold (Crazy?) Claims About its Future Pickup
Elon Musk is at it again. As you may have heard, Tesla plans to launch an electric pickup at some point in the future. And if we take the controversial CEO’s word for it, that vehicle is going to blow everyone away and turn the entire industry upside down. For …
ElectricTesla Announces First Made-in-China Model 3
The Tesla Model 3 hit the Chinese market a short while ago, with units built in California and shipped straight to China. This, of course, made it relatively expensive for customers over there. But now, Tesla has announced the launch of its first made-in-China Model 3, a Standard Range Plus …
NewsTesla’s Emergency Plan to Avoid Bankruptcy in 10 Months
Desperate times call for desperate measures. The financial setbacks that resulted in Tesla posting a $702 million loss in the first quarter of 2019 prompted the company to raise $2.7 billion in new stock earlier this month, but the dark cloud of bankruptcy still looms. “This is a lot of …
ElectricTesla Model Y Hits the Streets for Testing
Unveiled at the company’s design studios in California about two months ago, the all-new Tesla Model Y is already out on the streets. Technically, deliveries of this compact crossover will begin in the fall of 2020, but Tesla is currently busy with the testing phase. In fact, the team over …
ElectricTesla Model 3 Adds Lower-Priced Trim to Qualify for Federal Rebate
By setting a maximum MSRP of $45,000 for electric vehicles eligible to receive the new $5,000 rebate ($55,000 MSRP for those with seven seats or more), the Canadian government let down a number of Tesla customers. That’s because all of the brand’s vehicles are too expensive, even the entry-level Model …
ElectricEntry-Level Tesla Model 3 Hit With a Price Hike Already
Here's a heads-up in case you had your eye on Tesla ’s least expensive car: Less than two months after announcing the new Model 3 Standard Range at a base price of $47,600 plus freight and delivery charges, the company is taking it off the online ordering menu, which means …
ElectricGeely Ji He A Hailed as Chinese Tesla Model 3
As deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in China began a few weeks ago, Chinese automaker Geely launched a new offensive in an effort to maintain and hopefully increase its tiny share of the EV market in that country, which currently stands at about 3 percent. Geely’s brand-new, zero-emission sedan …

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Exclusive! - Fremont Tesla Factory Visit
The Car Guide was given the special privilege of visiting the Tesla Fremont factory. We are providing you with a quick glimpse on how the Tesla is built and we will be publishing a more detailed video in coming weeks on this exclusive experience.
Motoring TV
Tesla Model S vs. Dodge Challenger
"The best laid plans," as the old saying goes, "often go awry." Well when the Motoring TV team's plans went awry, there was no choice but to head to Graeme Fletcher's stomping grounds for a bit of a showdown. The competitors? The 2014 Tesla Model S and the 2014 Dodge …
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Tesla Model S - Cold Weather Performance
Chris Porritt, Tesla's VP of Vehicle Engineering, describes the unique features of Model S that make it such a remarkable car in colder climates. From its innovative chassis design, to the instant responsiveness of its electric powertrain, to its state-of-the-art software features, there has never been an all-weather sedan quite …