Tesla Cybertruck Beta spotted, Musk claims close-to-production design

The Tesla Cybertruck is nearing production, according to Elon Musk. A Tesla Cybertruck was spotted on public roads on Wednesday. Instagram user ftronz posted a video and photo of the truck on Instagram. Musk has confirmed that the production truck will be slightly smaller than the concept shown in 2019, and this early-built prototype seems … Read more

Tesla subpoenaed by Justice Department for full autonomy

The U.S. Department of Justice has requested documents from Tesla related to its autopilot and “full self-driving” capabilities, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released Tuesday. In the filing, which was reported by multiple media outlets, Tesla confirmed that the Justice Department had requested documents, but said it did not … Read more

Tesla prices fall up to 20% amid increased competition

Tesla has reduced prices across its entire lineup, according to the automaker’s online configurator. The Model Y received the biggest price cut, with the base long range now starting at $52,990, which is 20% lower than before. The starting price for the Model Y Performance has been reduced by 19% to $56,990. Model 3 prices … Read more

2024 Ford F-150, Tesla price drop, 2023 Genesis G90: The week in reverse

We spotted the 2024 Ford F-150, Tesla lowered its prices and we drove the 2023 Genesis G90. It’s the week in reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The 2024 Ford F-150 was caught by our spy photographer’s camera while testing on public roads. The refreshed F-150 will feature updated front and rear lighting elements, streamlined … Read more

Files show Tesla plans more than $700 million in upgrades for its Texas plant

Tesla is planning major modernizations at its Austin, Texas plant, according to filings with the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration in January. First reported Tuesday by the Austin Business Journal, the filings indicate that Tesla plans to invest $717 million in the site to add about 1.4 million square feet of space. Four new … Read more

Tesla Model S and X are bringing back the steering wheel option

Tesla Model S and Model X customers can again order a traditional steering wheel instead of Tesla’s unorthodox steering yoke. Tesla’s online configurator now shows a steering wheel as a free option next to the yoke. It is listed in the “Interior” section, where customers also select an upholstery color. The yoke appeared in 2021 … Read more

500-mile Tesla Semi begins deliveries and features 1-megawatt boost

Tesla began delivering its tractor-trailer truck, dubbed the Semi, to customers late Thursday. The first customer was Pepsi, who ordered 100 Class 8 trucks after debuting in 2017. Budweiser and Walmart are among other customers of the all-electric tractor-trailer, which like the McLaren F1 supercar, has a central driving position. Deliveries began at a special … Read more