TESLA MODEL S NEWS ROUNDUP: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE WORLD’S BEST EV


The Tesla Model 3 may be the talk of the town in 2016, but in the car world, it’s important to know where you came from. Tesla debuted the Model S luxury sedan back in 2012, and without the vehicle’s success, there would be no Model 3 or Model X — and the brand’s rumored pickup truck would never get off the ground.

In many ways, the Model S is the frontman of a generation, the face of a movement. With its special combination of insane electric performance, undeniable style, and forward-thinking tech, the Model S helped make EVs seem normal, while remaining unique enough to carve out a niche for itself. It’s an imperfect and divisive machine, but I think we can all agree it’s been an incredibly important one as well. Here’s what we know so far.

Can Tesla’s Autopilot save lives in an emergency situation? That’s the question most drivers want answered, and the goal of Tesla’s Autopilot 8.0 system. Elon Musk has already claimed the autonomous safety technology is fit to task, and this dashcam footage from the Netherlands supports his statement. The video shows what we presume to be Tesla’s best-selling vehicle, the Model S, warning its driver of a potential collision before hitting the brakes automatically. As a result, the Tesla avoids plowing into what becomes a horrific crash. Read full article...

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30 Dec 2016


By ANDREW HARD