Tesla hikes Supercharger prices worldwide to reflect changing costs

Tesla’s efforts to improve its bottom line go beyond layoffs and disappearing perks. Electrek has learned that Tesla is raising Supercharger rates around the world, with per kWh rates climbing about 33 percent in numerous markets. While it’s still less expensive than gas (even the 36 cents per kWh in some California locations is modest), […]

Tesla sells a new wall charger, Maryland backs away from big EV charging program

Enlarge / New Tesla wall charger. (credit: Tesla) This week, Tesla introduced a new wall charger that can plug directly into a NEMA 14-50 standard American wall outlet. The new wall charger is similar to the company’s second-generation mobile wall connector but with the ability to provide 40 amps (9.6kW) to long-range Model S, X, […]

Tesla sued after fatal crash, accused of making “unreasonably dangerous” car

Enlarge / A seller shows the dashboard of the Tesla Model S car at the electric carmaker Tesla showroom of El Corte Ingles store in Lisbon, on September 1, 2017. (credit: Getty Images) The family of a Florida man who died in a high-speed accident involving a Tesla has sued the automaker, alleging that his […]

Tesla starts taking Model 3 orders in select European countries

Tesla’s Model 3 design studio is now open for everyone in left-hand drive European countries, and that means it’s now taking orders from the public in those markets. The automaker started displaying the new vehicle in European showrooms in November 2018, hinting at its impending release. While it began taking orders from reservation holders in […]

Report: Tesla has more than 3,300 Model 3s remaining in US inventory

Enlarge On Sunday, auto blog Electrek reported that there were more than 3,300 Model 3 vehicles sitting in Tesla’s US inventory, according to an unnamed source familiar with the matter. The source added that, although Tesla has been working to sell every last vehicle before the end of December 31, when the $ 7,500 Federal […]

Saxo Bank's crazy predictions: Apple buying Tesla, Netflix stock crashing & solar flair causes chaos

Danish Saxo Bank traditionally publishes its annual list of “outrageous predictions” that may really shake up the world if the listed events ever happen. However, this year’s forecast doesn’t seem so fantastic. Most of the events, included in the annual report published by the Copenhagen-based financial institution, are featuring so-called black swans – events that […]

Here’s what you missed this weekend: Trump tries to respond to dead children at the border, Kelly says the ‘wall’ won’t be a real wall at all, and truculent truck drivers block Tesla Superchargers

Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump, Republicans, and administration officials have responded to a second December death of a migrant child in US custody.  In an interview, outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly said Trump’s “Wall” won’t actually be a wall. Business Insider spoke to truck drivers pointedly blocking Tesla Superchargers as multiple […]

Tesla will ensure you get the full tax credit if it misses delivery

Even those who don’t receive their Teslas before the year ends can still take advantage of the $ 7,500 federal tax incentive in full. That tax credit will still be halved when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. However, company chief Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that the automaker will cover the […]

TESLA driver tries and fails to refuel electric car at gas station as onlookers laugh (VIDEO)

The electric vehicle revolution was always going to encounter a few bumps in the road along the way, but one driver was filmed almost at her wit’s end, moments from disaster trying to refuel her Tesla. The video, filmed in the US, shows the unnamed woman desperately trying to fill her Tesla up with gasoline. […]