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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Electric car-maker Tesla says the autopilot system in a Model X vehicle engaged at the time the vehicle was involved in a deadly crash. The sedan hit a concrete divider and collided with two other cars on a road south-east of San Francisco, California on March 23. The car became engulfed in flames after the battery caught fire. The 38-year-old Tesla driver later died in hospital. The company said logs showed the driver had ignored earlier warnings to put his hands on the steering wheel, but it did not explain whether the system had detected the traffic barrier. "The driver had received several visual and one audible hands-on warning earlier in the drive and the driver's hands were not detected on the wheel for six seconds prior to the collision," a statement on the Tesla website said. "The driver had about five seconds and 150 metres of unobstructed view of the concrete divider with the crushed crash attenuator, but the vehicle logs show that no action was taken. "Safety is at the … [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
"It's just a very tough situation for us. Because we were so close to being done. And this had to happen to them," senior Danielle Bejar said. "The way that our class was able to come together was incredible and I think that we’re so strong and I really pray for the families that are directly affected." … [Read more...] about ‘Pray for the Families’: Vigil Held for Teens Killed in Fort Lauderdale Tesla Crash