GM’s Maven program will rent Teslas and Fords in 2019

Earlier this year, GM officially launched a program called Maven that gives people a way to earn extra money by renting out their cars. It’s only open to Chevrolet-, Buick-, GMC- and Cadillac-branded vehicles, though — in other words, cars from GM’s auto brands. According to TechCrunch, though, the automaker plans to expand the peer-to-peer […]

Tesla’s Model 3 gets quicker cornering with ‘Track Mode’

Tesla has just made your Model 3 Performance EV a helluva lot more fun with the launch of Track Mode. The software shuts down all the traction control protection that normally prevents wheel slip in order to keep your car between the scenery. With that turned off, the dual electric motors are repurposed to improve […]

Volkswagen’s CEO said it will make EVs that are as good as Tesla’s for half the price in 2020: Report (TSLA)

Michael Sohn / Associated Press Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said last week that by 2020 the automaker will make electric vehicles that are as capable as Tesla‘s for half the price, Electrek reports. “We will come in 2020 with vehicles that can do anything like Tesla and are cheaper by half,” Diess reportedly said on the […]

Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ goes live in North America tonight

When Tesla rolled out its 9.0 software to vehicles earlier this month, it held back one feature for some additional testing: Navigate on Autopilot. Now, CEO Elon Musk tweeted that a beta test of the feature will become widely available across North America tonight. In a move that Musk has previously described as a time […]

Tesla’s future ‘dog mode’ would prevent humans from panicking

Tesla already has a feature to prevent its electric car interiors from overheating. Not everyone knows that, though, and that’s a problem when people may call the cops or break into your ride to rescue a pet that’s actually quite safe. You might not have to post a please-don’t-worry sign on your window for much […]

Musk Claims Tesla’s New Autopilot Chip Is Only Six Months Away

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says a new chip aimed at improving its vehicles’ Autopilot features will be available in about six months. However, if you’re hoping the automaker is preparing to light some candles and knock its vehicles up with legitimate self-driving technology, you’ll need to keep on wishing. During a string of tweets on […]