TechCrunch: Elon Musk promises to take Tesla Model S to ‘Plaid’ with new powertrain

Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised a more powerful powertrain option in future Model S, Model X and the next-generation Roadster sports car that will push acceleration and speed beyond the current high bar known as Ludicrous mode. Musk tweeted Wednesday…

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Mashable: Elon Musk accurately burns Porsche’s first electric car

Not so EV-friendly. Image: porsche By Sasha Lekach2019-09-05 20:56:08 UTC Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn’t afraid to call out an error when he sees one. Porsche unveiled its first all-electric vehicle Wednesday, the Taycan Turbo, and the performance version, Taycan…

TechCrunch: Tesla’s Model 3 interior (even the steering wheel) is now 100% leather-free

Tesla said Saturday that its Model 3 interiors are now completely free of leather, fulfilling a promise made by CEO Elon Musk at this year’s annual shareholder meeting. Tesla has been closing in on a leather-free interior for a couple…

TechCrunch: Tesla pitches a solar rental program to boost its renewable energy business

Tesla is pitching customers on a new rental offering for solar power as a way to revive the flagging fortunes of its renewable energy business. Once among the largest installers of renewables in the country through SolarCity, Tesla has seen…

TechCrunch: Tesla brings back free unlimited supercharging for the Model S and X

Tesla is resurrecting a popular benefit that CEO Elon Musk once called “unsustainable” as it attempts to boost sales of its more expensive electric vehicles. Tesla announced Saturday that all new Model S sedans and Model X SUVs will come…