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PreviewsFive Things to Know About the Tesla Cybertruck
The shockwave created by the launch of Tesla ’s new electric pickup is not about to fade anytime soon. While some are ecstatic and marvelling at the exceptional capabilities of this truck, many others have a tough time swallowing the outrageous design and are wondering if this is all a …
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 …

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NewsTesla Sales are Rising While the Rest of the Industry is Collapsing
This week’s release of monthly and quarterly sales by automakers finally allowed us to quantify the impact of COVID-19. In Canada, the total numbers for the industry are down 48 percent and 20 percent, respectively, versus the same periods a year ago. In fact, other than a few tiny players …
ElectricTesla Model Y is Even More Practical Than We Thought
Production of the highly anticipated Tesla Model Y began recently and the first deliveries will follow over the next few weeks. One reservation holder by the name of Eric Weaver spotted a unit in Scottsdale, Arizona and was even given access to it, after which he shared some pictures with …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: Tesla Model 3
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at electric vehicles , a market segment on the rise thanks to the launch of attractive new models with increased range. While the …
NewsTesla Model 3 Gets a Track Package
While the Tesla Model 3 primarily attracts consumers looking for a long-range, high-tech electric car, it also manages to appeal to a certain number of performance enthusiasts. You already know the top-of-the-line Performance variant (MSRP from $75,990), which cuts 0-100 km/h acceleration times to 3.4 seconds. It is available with …
ElectricCybertruck or Model X: Ontario Police Seeks Musk’s Opinion
What modern EV would make the best patrol vehicle? That’s what the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to know. While plans for the future police fleet remain up in the air, someone at the OPP’s Highway Safety Division did a bit of Photoshop with the Tesla Cybertruck and Tesla …
ElectricTesla Model Y is Coming Even Sooner and With Longer Range, too
Tesla is making a lot of folks happy today. Unveiled in March 2019, the all-new Model Y compact crossover was initially supposed to arrive in the fall of 2020. Last October, the company said that production would start in the summer instead. And now, it appears that some units have …
NewsTesla Denies Any Unintended Acceleration Problem
In a statement released yesterday, Tesla insists that there is no unintended acceleration in its vehicles and that the recent petition launched by a group of U.S. drivers is “completely false.” Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decided to review the petition, which alleges that all Tesla …

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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 …