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Two More High-Ranking Tesla Employees Are Out Amid Model 3 Production Issues Two More High-Ranking Tesla Employees Are Out Amid Model 3 Production Issues

This month, Tesla said that issues with the production line for its Model 3 sedan are being addressed, but the hiccups have caused a months-long delay to the automaker’s manufacturing schedule for 2018. Now two high-ranking employees involved with launching the Model 3 line left the company in recent weeks, Jalopnik…

Fired Uber Engineer Allegedly Paid For Tesla Secrets, Considered Fleeing To Canada  Fired Uber Engineer Allegedly Paid For Tesla Secrets, Considered Fleeing To Canada 

“All of you said all said this would work!!! Shit! Shit! Shit!” Anthony Levandowski reportedly screamed after he was publicly accused of stealing trade secrets from Google.

Stop Doing This Shit With Semi-Autonomous Cars Stop Doing This Shit With Semi-Autonomous Cars

There are many issues with putting semi-autonomous cars on the market, not the least of which being customers not understanding what “semi” means and car companies outright adding to that confusion. But the worst part might not be the people who misunderstand it—it might be the people who do.

Tesla's Being Sued Again In Norway Over False Marketing Claims On The Model S Tesla's Being Sued Again In Norway Over False Marketing Claims On The Model S

In December 2016, Tesla settled a lawsuit with over 100 Model S P85D owners in Norway, who had accused them of inflating power numbers in the car’s marketing. Tesla settled for about $8,600 for each owner, or they could get some car upgrades or other forms of relief. Now, nearly 80 more Norwegian customers say they…

Tesla's Working On A Fix To Stop Its Wipers From Spraying People With Rainwater Tesla's Working On A Fix To Stop Its Wipers From Spraying People With Rainwater

Tesla finally got around to working out automatically activated windshield wipers, launching another “beta” test for the feature last week. There’s a slight issue involving the wipers flinging water onto owners that still needs ironing out, but Elon Musk has announced that a fix is on the way.

Elon Musk Says Rockin’ Drive-In Restaurant, Roller Skating, and Theater Coming to Tesla Supercharger Station Elon Musk Says Rockin’ Drive-In Restaurant, Roller Skating, and Theater Coming to Tesla Supercharger Station

Back in September, Tesla announced it was planning to create upscale convenience stores for its supercharger stations around the country. It was all pretty vague, but this weekend, Elon Musk got a little more specific. Specifically, he’s thinking there should be roller skates while you charge.

Watch This Tesla Model X Pull A Semi Truck Up A Snowy Hill Watch This Tesla Model X Pull A Semi Truck Up A Snowy Hill

The Tesla Model X is an impressive performance machine, one day embarrassing cars at the drag strip and the next helping to pull giant trucks trapped on just the slightest snowy incline.

The Chevy Bolt Outsold The Volt And Now It's Awkward The Chevy Bolt Outsold The Volt And Now It's Awkward

The Chevy Bolt outsold almost every other plug-in hybrid and electric car that wasn’t a Tesla Model S in 2017, making it one of the most successful electric vehicle launches in recent memory.

Tesla Makes 'Major Progress' Addressing Model 3 Issues But Pushes Back Production Target Again Tesla Makes 'Major Progress' Addressing Model 3 Issues But Pushes Back Production Target Again

Tesla said on Wednesday that it made “major progress” addressing bottlenecks in the Model 3 production line and told investors it made roughly 2,500 of the all-electric cars in the last quarter of 2017. But the automaker again pushed back a production target of 5,000 units per week deeper into 2018.

Tesla Has Wall Street Traders In A Complete Frenzy Right Now Tesla Has Wall Street Traders In A Complete Frenzy Right Now

Tesla spent the latter half of 2017 trying to bounce back from the sluggish start to production of the Model 3 sedan. On Tuesday, it’s set to report fourth-quarter deliveries, but no one has any idea what to expect. In particular, Wall Street’s in a huge tizzy, and it shows the sometimes-absurd power this one hyped…

A Guide To The Car Startups That Matter A Guide To The Car Startups That Matter

A lot of people want to build cars in the year 2018, with an emphasis on the want. That’s because building cars is difficult, an art that the biggest manufacturers have refined over decades and, given the number of recalls we still see, aren’t done refining. Even so, many startups still try. Here’s a guide to the ones…

Why Drivers Overwhelmingly Choose To Lease Hybrid And Electric Cars Instead Of Buying Why Drivers Overwhelmingly Choose To Lease Hybrid And Electric Cars Instead Of Buying

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know as electric vehicles slowly take over the news cycle.

A Debate On Whether We Even Need Car Gauges A Debate On Whether We Even Need Car Gauges

After experiencing the stark sleekness of the Tesla Model 3’s dashboard, we’ve been fighting amongst ourselves about whether or not modern cars should bother with gauges. Here is our debate.

The Tesla Model 3 Makes The Future Feel Normal The Tesla Model 3 Makes The Future Feel Normal

The Tesla Model 3 was revealed 19 months ago, promising access to the fun and futuristic world of Tesla’s high-end electric cars at a relatively affordable price. The car’s been hyped, speculated about, discussed to exhaustion and obsessed over since it was unveiled last summer. But few people have driven one without…

Lower Car Sales Are Expected This Year Thanks To The Federal Reserve Lower Car Sales Are Expected This Year Thanks To The Federal Reserve

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know to start 2018 off with a bang.

Tesla Model 3 Owner On Cross-Country Road Trip Has Already Encountered Several Problems Tesla Model 3 Owner On Cross-Country Road Trip Has Already Encountered Several Problems

Tesla has started delivering the first Model 3 sedans to early reservation holders, and one new owner of the all-electric car has documented his experience on a cross-country jaunt. Unfortunately, he found a number of issues with the car.

Let Jalopnik Test Drive Your Tesla Model 3 Let Jalopnik Test Drive Your Tesla Model 3

It’s taken about six months, but the first Model 3s are finally making their way to people who aren’t Tesla employees or close to the company. But since production of the all-electric sedan began over the summer, the majority of auto journalists have had only had a few minutes with the car at Tesla’s factory. With…

Elon Musk, Who Hasn't Fixed The Model 3 Yet, Promises Electric Truck Right After Next Other Car Elon Musk, Who Hasn't Fixed The Model 3 Yet, Promises Electric Truck Right After Next Other Car

Beyond issuing a delay of the Model 3 production’s timeline, little has been disclosed about whether Tesla has successfully addressed the bottleneck in the all-electric sedan’s production line. Still, CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Tuesday to heave another item onto his mountain of promises: Tesla’s all-electric…

Does This Photo Mean Elon Musk Is Serious About Blasting His Personal Tesla Into Space? [Updated] Does This Photo Mean Elon Musk Is Serious About Blasting His Personal Tesla Into Space? [Updated]

An apparently leaked photo emerged on Reddit late last night purportedly showing Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster getting fitted atop a Falcon Heavy cargo capsule. Which poses the question: Is Musk actually serious about all this?

There's A Tesla Model S Limo On eBay That's Currently Going For Less Than An Actual Model S There's A Tesla Model S Limo On eBay That's Currently Going For Less Than An Actual Model S

While Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been sending the Twitter masses to a weird voicemail and arguing with the rest, a California shop has been finishing a Model S limo conversion to sell. Bids are at less than the starting price of a regular-sized Model S, which sounds decent if you have extra garage space.

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