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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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BuzzFart and Goat Noises Coming Soon to Tesla Cars
Tesla cars manufactured since September 1 emit a distinctive sound when moving forward and backward at speeds below 30 km/h. This is in response to new U.S. regulations coming into effect in September 2020 that require noisemakers in vehicles that lack a conventional engine so as to alert unsuspecting pedestrians.
ElectricTesla Confirms a New Delivery Record
Like every other automaker, Tesla this week posted its latest sales results and, while it failed to achieve CEO Elon Musk’s goal of delivering 100,000 cars in the third quarter, the company managed to beat its own record. More specifically, for the months of July, August and September 2019, Tesla …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesTesla Announces its Biggest Software Update Ever
Tesla yesterday announced Software Version 10.0, its biggest software update ever. Once again, this is done over-the-air and the new entertainment, gaming, music and convenience features that are part of it should definitely get owners excited. The most impressive addition has to be the valet-type functionality called “Smart Summon.” Customers …
NewsTesla Model S Beats Porsche Taycan’s Nürburgring Time
Just after the launch of the 2020 Porsche Taycan earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised that a Model S would soon hit the legendary Nürburgring and show how it stacks up against its new German rival. The latter made headlines by posting a time of 7:42 minutes—a record …
ElectricTelsa Makes Supercharging Free Again… with a Catch
In an attempt to boost sales of the Tesla Model S and Model X , the electric car manufacturer announced in a tweet this weekend that, effective immediately, all new orders for both vehicles will come with free unlimited charging at its dedicated Supercharger stations. There are 1,604 of those …
NewsCar Thieves Love Powerful Dodges, Hate Teslas
Every year around December, the Insurance Bureau of Canada reveals the top 10 most stolen vehicles in the country, which typically consist of older Ford Super Duty pickups and large SUVs. In the U.S., the reality is quite different. Thieves prefer cars, especially big ones with plenty of power and/or …
ElectricTesla Kills Standard-Range Model S and Model X
Here we go again. Following a series of updates announced this spring in a move to stay one step ahead of competitors, Tesla has now decided to kill the Standard Range versions of its Model S sedan and Model X crossover. The changes are effective immediately on the company’s website.
BuzzSomeone Made a Tesla Pickup Even Before Tesla Did
By now you’re probably aware that Tesla has big plans for an electric pickup . The problem is that we just don’t know when it will be ready to hit the market. Well, some fans are tired of waiting and at least one of them took matters into their own …

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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 …