Starting today, Tesla Model S comes equipped with the Tesla Version 7 software. It brings Autopilot capabilities to every Model S out there. The latest upgrade to the car’s software allows the Model S to use its unique combination of cameras, radar, ultrasonic sensor and other technological gadgets to use on the highway, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic. Once you’ve arrived at your destination, Model S scans for a parking space and parallel parks on your command. Quite a safety upgrade. For example, switching lanes is now done with a simple turn of the turn signals and the vehicle will take
After years of waiting, Tesla Motors, Inc. finally released the online configurator for the Tesla Model X. It only features a Model X Signature Edition for now, allowing you to fully spec out the Model X Signature starting from $132,000 and going way, way up to as much as $143,750. For example, the “Ludicrous Mode” speed upgrade will cost an extra $10,000 on top of the base MSRP of the vehicle. With a 90kWh battery pack the Tesla Model X will have an estmiated (EPA) range of 240 miles. It will sprint from 0-60mph (0-100kph) in 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 155mph (250kph). With the
Airbnb and Tesla are bringing charging stations to select homes across the globe, starting with the California coast. This marks the next step for utilization of Tesla vehicles, allowing their owners to perfectly cater to the electric car ownership base through additions of chargers in their homes. This thus allows owners to plan their trips and charge their vehicles, just as same as wanting WiFi or a washing machine in their host’s house and accommodations this way. For many, this will be the next step in eco-friendly traveling and motoring, specially when the service catches on in for example European destinations. While the service is
Being at the forefront of ecological and clean transportation, that’s what many car makers stride for today. For BMW the idea has been translated to reality as BMW Group and the SCHERM group will employ 100% electric trucks in their service. This means the BMW Group will be the first automobile manufacturer in Europe to use a 40-ton electric truck for material transport on public roads. It was launched at the BMW Group Plant in Munich by Bavaria’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Ilse Aigner. The 40-ton electric truck is a model from the Dutch manufacturer Terberg which has completed its first test drives. Beginning with
Great news for eco-friendly motorists; Tesla recently announced that Model S owners have driven over one billion miles in their electric luxury sedans. This means that Tesla Model S owners took trips worth more than 1.609 billion kilometers, marking one heck of an accomplishment for the greem car company. This, put in perspective means that this amount of ground covered equals 4,186 trips to the Moon or 570,000 tons of Co2 emissions that usual, petrol or diesel powered vehicles would generate. While the number of Tesla Model S units on the roads today is within a fraction of what the ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) cars present currently, it
What happens when you can’t sell old stock? Sell it as “Green Edition”.