Tesla Owners Can Get A New Model 3 Sooner Than Everyone Else

There’s been plenty of chatter about delays to the production schedule for Tesla’s Model 3, but the automaker’s also reportedly facing a backlog with the more expensive Model S and Model X. For current Tesla owners, that means if you placed an order today, you could get a Model 3 sooner, reports Electrek—so long as…

Tesla Internal Quality Checks 'Routinely' Reveal Defects In Model S And Model X Cars: Report

Internal quality checks at Tesla have “routinely revealed” defects in more than 90 percent of Model S and X vehicles after they come off the production line, according to a new report from Reuters. Tesla countered by saying any reworking of cars post-assembly shows that it’s committed to quality.

Tesla's Ability To Sell Cars In Missouri In Limbo After Local Court Ruling

This year marked Tesla’s foray into a legal battle at the federal level to win the right to sell vehicles using the direct sales model the company prefers. Until that’s settled, however, roadblocks for the company remain: In Missouri this week, Tesla’s license to sell cars in its Missouri showroom expired, following a…

At Least One Person Tried Pokémon Go Using Tesla’s Autopilot

Today in bad ideas, a now-removed YouTube video of a man playing Pokémon Go while using his Tesla’s Autopilot mode has been making rounds on the interwebs. Though the clip is gone, we’ve still got the quotes from YouTuber Gary Zhou describing what it was like to simultaneously aim to catch Pokémon while riding in a…