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Tesla software update 2020.48.26 brings Fart Mode outside

People are just starting to get the update to their Tesla models, bringing the software up to 2020.48.26. This is a fairly substantial update, with interface improvements. But the newsmaker here is you can now control what the external pedestrian speaker does. Fart Mode outside When the vehicle is in park, you can now tell […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/25/2020
Tesla Cybertruck pricing information

It’s no denying that Tesla makes vehicles that people get excited for. The electric carmaker has drawn big crowds to launch events, drawn big money for reservations, and made big evangelists of out buyers. Perhaps the most hotly-anticipated car coming from Tesla soon isn’t even a car at all. It’s a truck. This Tesla pickup […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/25/2020
Tesla Model 3 cold weather range test: Christmas 2020

It’s pretty common knowledge that when the weather gets colder, electric vehicles aren’t as efficient. That’s true, to some extent, for gasoline-powered vehicles, too. Running the heater saps power, so more power is needed to do things. On our long-term Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus, the range reduction is more serious. Our Model 3 […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/25/2020
How-to find detailed Tesla Supercharger location information

It’s easy to see why folks are attracted to Tesla. The Supercharging network is one of the best things about Tesla ownership, and Tesla makes it easy to find stations when you’re out on the road, thanks to the built-in trip planner. While the built-in system in the car is the best way to see […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/24/2020
The Apple Car already exists, it just has a Tesla badge on the hood

It seems like every few months a story will drop from a reputable source stating that Apple is still working on an electric car. While we do know there is some secretive auto division at Apple called Project Titan, there really hasn’t been anything to come out of it. There probably never will be. But […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/22/2020
How much is a Tesla Model 3?

The Tesla Model 3 is one of the most well-rounded electric vehicles on the market. Generous range, superb performance, and all the latest tech features make this sedan a compelling proposition even without federal tax credits. So, how much will it cost you to get the most popular Tesla sedan into your garage? We’ve got […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/21/2020
How much is a Tesla Model X?

You’ve decided to go electric and want an SUV with the most range out of a single charge. You’re set on a Tesla Model X, the five- to seven-passenger all-electric crossover with the cool falcon-wing doors and all kinds of gadgets. Now, you’re looking to configure the car to see how much it costs. To […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/18/2020
Unboxing the 2020 Tesla Tequila

In addition to selling cars, Tesla sometimes decides to whip up some quick cash by offering items like flamethrowers and booty shorts. Earlier this year, an adult beverage hit the Tesla store. After a few weeks of waiting, we finally received our bottle of Tesla Tequila. Follow along as we show you what’s inside. The […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/16/2020
Alternating Currents: Eco mode needs to Chill

Branding is everything. Any car with an ‘eco mode’ is immediately setting itself up for failure. Your brain instantly knows that you’re sacrificing something for the sake of economy, perhaps for the sake of the environment. It’s never really very clear what you’re sacrificing, but the glowing green leaf symbol on your dashboard makes it […]

by Bradley Brownell
12/16/2020
Tesla offering one year of free Supercharging on Model 3 and Model Y: Report

It’s close to the end of the quarter, which means it’s time for Tesla to offer some sort of incentive to push metal. This time, at least for now, it’s a year of free Supercharging. According to a report from Electrek, sales personnel are authorized to add one year of free high speed charging to […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/14/2020