At $1,000 deposit per order, that is a nice bit of capital investment as well. Not to mention the potential eventual booking of close to $10 Billion (yes, with a “B”) in sales based on an average sales price of $35,000 for every Model S. That is the very definition of a game changer for Tesla (unless of course, it destroys Tesla first), if not the industry itself. … [Read more...] about Did You Order Your Tesla Model 3?
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The crash last week in South Jordan, Utah - 20 miles south of Salt Lake City - occurred when the Tesla, traveling about 60 miles per hour, rear-ended a truck stopped at a red light. The driver, who sustained a broken right ankle, told police that her car was in autopilot mode and failed to brake before the violent impact decimated its front end. … [Read more...] about Federal investigators are looking into Tesla’s latest autopilot crash in Utah
Fire crews responded and extinguished the blaze, but the batteries continued to burn long after the larger flames were put out, fire officials said. Crews remained at the scene to keep the batteries cool and ensure they didn't reignite. … [Read more...] about Tesla Model S Catches Fire in Calif.: Officials
Tesla also introduced rules requiring permission for the distribution of union pamphlets and other materials in addition to threatening the loss of stock options if unionization occurred. The company also told employees that it would be "futile" to unionize because they would lack a voice, according to the ruling. … [Read more...] about Tesla and CEO Elon Musk violated federal labor law, judge rules
"We have not yet been able to learn the vehicle identification number, which has prevented us from determining whether there is any log data. However, had Autopilot been engaged it would have limited the vehicle’s speed to 35 mph or less on this street, which is inconsistent with eyewitness statements and the damage to the vehicle," Tesla's statement said. … [Read more...] about ‘Pray for the Families’: Vigil Held for Teens Killed in Fort Lauderdale Tesla Crash