Electric automaker Tesla announced a second price hike in less than a week for all of its electric models on sale in the United States and China. The company says it is due to the rising costs of raw materials and logistics, which are being made worse by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company is facing significant inflationary pressure.
FutureCar Staff 2022-03-15 12:45 PT
Electric automaker Tesla is recalling another 26,000+ vehicles in China due to malfunctioning heat pumps which can lead to inefficient heating of the cabin and affects the performance of the windshield defoggers. All of the vehicles will receive an over-the-air (OTA) software update to fix software that controls the operation of the heat pump.
FutureCar Staff 2022-02-18 14:30 PT
Electric automaker Tesla is recalling nearly 27,000 vehicles, its third recall this year. For the latest recall, a faulty heat pump valve could open unintentionally and trap refrigerant inside the evaporator, resulting in decreased performance of the windshield defroster. The recalled vehicles include some 2021-22 Model 3 sedans, Model S and Model X and certain Model Y vehicles that include a heat pump.
FutureCar Staff 2022-02-09 11:15 PT
Electric automaker Tesla Inc easily beat Wall Street estimates with a record breaking number of vehicle deliveries to close out 2021. The company reported deliveries of 308,600 vehicles in the fourth quarter of 2021, which helped to boost Tesla’s annual deliveries to more than 936,000 vehicles, the highest ever yearly total.
Eric Walz2022-01-03 08:00 PT
Electric automaker Tesla is recalling all 2017-2020 Model 3 sedans produced between Jul 15, 2017 through Sept 30, 2020 to inspect and repair the rear view camera coaxial cable, which can be damaged from repeatedly opening or closing the trunk.
Eric Walz2021-12-31 08:45 PT
The automaker’s online inventory of new and used cars now has “demo vehicles” with old battery packs listed for sale. Unbelievably, these vehicles are more expensive than ordering a new car.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-12-26 15:00 PT
German car subscription startup FINN today announced the official expansion of its popular service to the United States in conjunction with a growing network of auto manufacturers and dealership partners, including electric automaker Tesla Inc. FINN, which was founded in 2019 and headquartered in Munich, offers a car subscription model that allows customers to rent vehicles for 6 or 12 months with all expenses included with no hidden fees.
Eric Walz2021-12-13 10:00 PT
Electric automaker Tesla continues to grow sales of its China-built vehicles. The company sold 52,859 China-made vehicles in November, including 21,127 for export, the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) said on Wednesday.
FutureCar Staff 2021-12-08 13:00 PT
Fresh off the announcement that Hertz will purchase 100,000 Tesla Model 3s for its rental car fleet, the company announced a second partnership with Uber to add up to 50,000 Tesla vehicles by 2023 that Uber drivers can rent by the day. The Tesla Model 3s will be made available through Uber’s driver rental program. Hertz says the partnership is the largest expansion of electric vehicles on a mobility platform in North America and one of the largest globally.
Eric Walz2021-10-27 08:00 PT
Electric automaker Tesla is closing in on a trillion dollar market capitalization after rental car company Hertz Global Holdings placed an order for 100,000 Model 3 sedans that will be delivered over the next 14 months. The Model 3s will be available to rent at Hertz rental car locations in major U.S. markets and parts of Europe starting in early November.
Eric Walz2021-10-25 08:25 PT
Base versions of the all-electric vehicles go up by $2,000, while the range-topping Performance models are now $1,000 more expensive than before.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-10-07 07:45 PT
German vehicle tuner Manhart Performance released a special version of Tesla’s Model 3 Performance. The famed tuner managed to push the limits of the Model 3 Performance even more, while retaining Tesla’s factory-installed dual-motor all-wheel-drive setup. The company calls its Tesla Model 3 modification the “TM3 720.”
Manish Kharinta2021-09-13 08:30 PT
Electric automaker Tesla has experienced a sales rebound in China after local sales of China-made vehicles fell by 69% in July. In August, local sales of China-made vehicles reached 12,885 vehicles, representing a 49.5% increase from the previous month.
FutureCar Staff 2021-09-08 13:00 PT
Access to convenient charging is one of barriers to the widespread adoption of EVs around the globe. So segment leader Tesla continues to build out its Supercharger network in China, which is the world’s biggest auto market. As of Aug 14, Tesla’s Supercharger network in China grew to include 7,000 chargers.
Eric Walz2021-08-25 13:25 PT
Tesla's July sales figures in China were announced on Tuesday by the China Passenger Car Association and it shows that most of the electric vehicles Tesla built at its Shanghai factory last month were exported to other countries. Local sales of China-made vehicles fell by 69% to just 8,621 cars compared to June when Tesla sold 28,138 electric vehicles to customers in China.
FutureCar Staff 2021-08-10 12:55 PT
The brisk sales of its electric vehicles prove that Tesla's mission to transition the world to sustainable energy is well underway. The California company reported record delivery numbers of 201,250 vehicles in the second quarter of 2021, which follows Tesla's record profits in Q1.
FutureCar Staff 2021-07-06 23:00 PT
The compact Tesla Model 3 may lead the pack, but General Motors has the most models to make it on the list.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-26 07:30 PT
As Tesla deals with the fallout of increased government scrutiny over its customer service and how it handles data, its vehicle sales fell last month in China by nearly 50%. Tesla is also facing growing competition from rival automakers in China in the electric vehicle space.
FutureCar Staff 2021-06-04 12:45 PT
Chinese battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) is planning to build a major new electric vehicle battery plant in Shanghai, as the company looks to become the world's biggest supplier of EV batteries. The company also aims to expand its partnership with Tesla and become its biggest battery supplier.
Eric Walz2021-06-03 10:45 PT
Electric automaker Tesla is recalling nearly 6,000 U.S.-built Model 3 and Model Y vehicles because brake caliper bolts could be loose. In rare cases, the loose bolts can puncture the tire resulting in a sudden loss of tire pressure. The recall covers certain 2019-2021 Model 3 vehicles and 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles.
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