Tesla Model S Auto Pilot Does Lane Changes For You

The "something else" at tonight's Tesla event is Auto Pilot, a new system that combines a forward facing camera and 12 sensors that see 16 feet in every direction and provide a 360-degree view the surroundings. The camera does everything from seeing other cars to reading speed limit signs. Normal fare for luxury cars.… » 10/09/14 11:12pm 10/09/14 11:12pm

Tesla Owners Will Be Able to Start Their Cars With Only an iPhone

Tesla's Model S is so technologically advanced, it gets software updates the way your old fashioned car gets oil changes. And rumor has it the newest update will let iPhone-using Tesla owners forget their car keys forever: The car will soon recognize the owner's phone to start the car. » 8/21/14 10:59am 8/21/14 10:59am

Dear Tesla: Bypassing Environmental Laws Is Bad For Everyone

Tesla is planning a so-called Gigafactory, an enormous battery plant to supply the company's upcoming high-volume Model 3. California wants that factory bad, offering to waive its environmental regulations to win it. That's bad news—for Tesla, for California, for you and me, and for the future of electric cars. » 8/12/14 3:16pm 8/12/14 3:16pm

Why Is 60 Minutes Dubbing Motor Noises Over Tesla Footage? (Video)

Anyone watching 60 Minutes' interview with Elon Musk? They keep dubbing motor noises over driving footage of the Model S. It sounds like they recorded a motorcycle engine and used it to spice up the car footage. Whatever it is, it's not the sound of a Tesla. (Update: 60 Minutes admitted to dubbing the sound) » 3/30/14 8:05pm 3/30/14 8:05pm

This Tuner Tesla Model S Costs $205,000

There is no doubt that the Tesla Model S is a premium product that carries a premium price tag. While Tesla themselves often quotes the "starting at" price for their Model S, however, at least one Tesla owner wanted to see just how high he could get the car's price by ticking all the options that were made available… » 3/16/14 3:46pm 3/16/14 3:46pm

Crash Pics: Tesla Model S vs. Generic Euro Compact

Last August, Tesla's Model S sedan aced the NHTSA's crash safety tests with a perfect, 5-star score in every category. The results prompted Tesla Motors' PR department to start hyping the car as "the safest car ever tested". It seems like someone in Europe didn't get the message, however, and decided to ram… » 2/15/14 6:48pm 2/15/14 6:48pm