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Tesla Model X delayed until Q3 2015

The all-electric Tesla Model X SUV has been delayed once again, with production now not due to start until the third-quarter of 2015. During the company's third-quarter earnings call, Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, told attendees that the company had decided to delay the Model X again, because although "it would be quite easy for us to make one, a handful of production units that are saleable and homologated...

Tesla Model 3 : SUV, wagon under consideration for mid-sized family - report

Tesla is considering a family of mid-sized vehicles, including a wagon and an SUV, based on the upcoming Model 3 sedan. Tesla engineering vice president Chris Porritt told AutoExpress the Californian EV manufacturer needed to appeal to a significantly wider range of customers with its smallest and most affordable model that’s expected to be revealed in 2016 and launch globally in 2017...

Toyota sells part of its Tesla stake - report

Two days after Daimler sold its entire Tesla shareholding, Toyota has reportedly sold part of its stake in the Silicon Valley-based electric car maker. Japan's Nikkei reports that Toyota has sold part of its Tesla shareholding on the open market, although the company has yet to confirm this and it's not clear how many, if any, shares it has retained...

Tesla 'D' dual-motor all-wheel drive and Autopilot tech revealed

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has ‘unveiled the D’ today, taking the wraps off the brand’s new all-wheel drive system as well as a suite of autonomous driving technologies for its new Autopilot system. Tesla vehicles with the ‘D’ suffix (for ‘dual motor’) will feature a second electric motor positioned above the front axle to power the front wheels, teaming with the electric motor over the rear axle present in the brand’s existing models...

Tesla Model D : Elon Musk wants to show you his "D"

  Serial entrepreneur and Tesla boss, Elon Musk, has delighted his fans by confirming that soon he will unveil his "D".   In a tweet earlier today, Musk confirmed the October release date for the Model D and "something else"...

Tesla Model S : Software v6.0 update brings location-based air suspension, traffic-based navigation

The latest software update for the Tesla Model S has introduced GPS-linked suspension, real-time traffic-based navigation and a host of other enhancements to the innovative electric sedan. Tesla released the Software v6.0 ‘over-the-air’ update for Model S owners around the world to download on Friday...

Tesla expects autonomous vehicles by 2020

Tesla CEO and serial entrepreneur Elon Musk says he expects technology for fully autonomous cars to be ready in five to six years. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Musk said the consequence of automated vehicles will be significantly less risk of injury to the car’s occupants as well as lower risk of damaging other vehicles and striking pedestrians than if it was to be manually driven...

Saleen Foursixteen keeps Tesla Model S P85's 310kW motor

Saleen, a company with a heritage of tuning American muscle cars, has decided to try its hand with another American-made performance vehicle by turning the Tesla Model S into the Saleen Foursixteen. The Saleen Foursixteen is based on the most powerful factory Tesla Model S, the P85...

Tesla Model S gains unlimited kilometre drivetrain warranty

The luxury electric car maker has announced that the Tesla Model S sedan's drivetrain will now feature a warranty in line with that already in place for the car's battery pack. This means that the 85kWh version of all-electric sedan now has an eight-year unlimited kilometre warranty for both its lithium-ion battery pack, as well as its electric drivetrain...

Tesla Roadster to offer more than 640 kilometres of range - report

An updated version of the Tesla Roadster will see the introduction of a new battery pack that will see its range be extended to 400 miles (643 kilometres). The existing, pure electric Tesla Roadster had an EV range of 245 miles (394km) when it launched in 2008, which is still better than many of its contemporaries...

Tesla Model S : Public test drives start in Melbourne tomorrow, Sydney on Monday

The Tesla Model S will be available for public test drives in Australia from tomorrow. Tesla Motors will give prospective owners (and presumably plenty of interested tyre-kickers) the opportunity to drive the pure electric Model S sedan in Melbourne from Friday August 15 and in Sydney from Monday August 18...