Tag: Model S

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Ranger, Tesla models ride high in ‘American-Made’ vehicle index

June 23, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Ford Motor Co.’s new Ranger truck topped a ranking of vehicles that contribute most to the U.S. economy, while three Tesla Inc. models placed in the top nine. The two companies’ brands were absent from’s top 10 last year […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla cuts price of Model S Long Range Plus, says EPA-rated range improved to 402 miles

June 15, 2020


Tesla confirmed Monday night that it recently cut the price of the 2020 Model S Long Range Plus by $5,000 and boasted that the EPA-rated range for this version of the Model S — meaning the number of miles the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings

June 28, 2019

Via: Reuters

The company said in a statement posted on its Weibo social media account that the joint investigation team had conducted an investigation and analysis of the battery, software, manufacturing data and vehicle history. The investigation found no system defect, and […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla investigates video of parked Model S exploding in Shanghai

April 22, 2019

Via: Reuters

The video, time stamped Sunday evening and widely shared on China’s Twitter-like Weibo, shows the parked EV emit smoke and burst into flames seconds later. A video purportedly of the aftermath showed a line of three cars completely destroyed. Reuters […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Germany removes Tesla from subsidies list as too pricey

December 1, 2017

Via: Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German government agency has removed Tesla from the list of electric cars eligible for subsidies, sparking a row with the U.S. company over whether its Model S is too expensive to qualify for the scheme. Tesla […]