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Tesla officially supports driver monitoring through cabin camera with update 2021.4.15.11

For awhile a cabin camera came installed inside Tesla Model 3 and Model Y models, and it was never quite understood if it was on and what was happening to the data. Now it appears that Tesla has officially turned on the camera to monitor the driver while Autopilot is active. Someone on Twitter just […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/27/2021
How to use camp mode in your Tesla

When you invested in your Tesla electric vehicle did you ever imagine you’d be sleeping in it? If your idea of glamping involves putting down the seats, adding a mattress and some pillows and putting the vehicle into “camp mode,” then the Tesla is the place to be! We explore how to use camp mode […]

by Robbi Hess
5/27/2021
Why you need a screen protector for the Tesla Model Y touchscreen

One of the most touched, and interacted with, components in your Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is the touch screen. The 15-inch Model Y touch screen is the way in which you interact with the vehicle’s computer for a myriad functions. The sleek look of the touch screen is shiny and beautiful. That being said, […]

by Robbi Hess
5/27/2021
How many miles a day are enough miles a day for an EV owner?

The conversation about big range versus charging infrastructure versus charging speeds is getting tiring. It’s been raging for the last few years, with many potential car buyers arguing EVs will never be able to go far enough, charge fast enough, or reach whatever backwater hollar they need to visit twice a year. Cars shouldn’t be […]

by Bradley Brownell
5/26/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. the competition: How does the new Korean player stack up?

It’s no secret that the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is aimed squarely at the Tesla Model Y. With the E-GMP platform’s ability to DC charge at 400- and 800-volts, and an estimated range of 300 miles in the single-motor version with the 77.4-kWh lithium-ion battery, there’s no denying this crossover’s main bogey. With that said […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin for new vehicle transactions

Recently, Elon Musk and Tesla started accepting Bitcoin as a method for reserving a vehicle and paying for it. The cryptocurrency has seen enormous gains and it has helped with Tesla’s overall bottom line. So it is strange that the company would stop accepting it. Since Tesla no longer operates a public relations office in […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/12/2021
Best 12-volt coolers for taking your Tesla camping

Camping season is upon us and if you want to camp in your Tesla electric car you’re not alone. Many Tesla owners are putting down the back seats, setting up a mattress and climbing in for the night. #RVLife is a thing and you don’t need an RV to get out, hit the open road […]

by Robbi Hess
5/10/2021
Best floor mats for the Tesla Model Y

Your Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is the car of your dreams, right? If you want to protect your investment as well as the interior of the vehicle, you may want to invest in floor mats for it. The Tesla manufacturer equips the vehicle with carpeted floor mats and while those are all right for […]

by Robbi Hess
5/10/2021
The best replacement windshield wipers for your Tesla

The last thing you want to think about when you’re caught in a sudden downpour when you’re out cruising in your Tesla. Windshield wipers, though, are typically not something a driver gives much thought to – until you need to use them and they don’t perform as they should. Whether your beef with windshield wipers […]

by Robbi Hess
4/30/2021
Should you get a screen protector for your Tesla Model 3?

Do you grimace when you look at your phone screen and notice fingerprints? If the first thing you do when you pick up your phone is wipe them off  –  you will be well-served using a screen protector for your Tesla Model 3 touchscreen. Imagine getting into your vehicle and being greeted by a screen […]

by Robbi Hess
4/26/2021