Tag: Tesla

Tesla recalls 15,000 Model X SUVs to fix a power steering problem

Tesla’s innovative over-the-air software updating system allows it to upgrade (and, sometimes, repair) its cars wirelessly, but some problems will always require tools and a trained mechanic. It encountered one recently, so it’s voluntarily recalling 15,000 early examples of the Model X to fix a problem with the power steering system. Documents published by the…

Tesla owners accuse their cars of sudden unintended acceleration. Is it true?

NHTSA is considering an investigation into reports of “sudden unintended acceleration” (SUA) in Tesla vehicles. Tesla has responded in a company blog post, denying there’s a problem. Vehicle logs available from Tesla appear to confirm the company’s story, but its detractors say there’s more to it than what Tesla is willing to say. Do Teslas…

Tesla starts work on building Model Y SUVs at Shanghai factory

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said it has started work on building Model Y electric sports utility vehicles (SUV) at its $ 2 billion Shanghai factory, marking a new milestone for the company’s first foreign car plant. Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Shanghai’s Mayor Ying Yong attend an opening…

Tesla owners will soon be able to watch Disney+ on their car’s touchscreen

Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk announced the company is preparing to add Disney+ compatibility to its infotainment system. The streaming service will soon be available on the Model 3, the Model S, and the Model X. Posting on his official Twitter account, which is the best place for up-to-the-minute Tesla news, the executive announced…