Tag: Tesla Model S

Tesla Autopilot Kills Its Driver [VIDEO]

The first American killed by a self-driving car died when the Tesla he was operating on β€œautopilot” mistook a tractor trailer for a bright sky, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported. The driver, identified as 40-year-old Josh Brown, was using his Tesla Model S’s built-in system in Florida in May when the truck made…

Ben & Jerry’s New Tesla Now Selling Directly in New Jersey

Ben & Jerry’s Save Our Swirled tour combating climate change kicks off next month, but something is different. There’s no ice-cream truck but instead, ice cream will be scooped out of the back of a modified Tesla Model S. The tour starts April 1 in San Diego, and ends in Miami on October 31. In…

Tesla unveils new Model S with autopilot mode

Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off a new line of dual-motor, all-wheel-drive versions of its Model S sedans. Musk also announced a new autopilot system that can sense objects around the car and can tell β€œif there’s a car in your blind spot, or if you’ve got a highway barrier on one side.” The new…

Tesla Model S named top overall pick by Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports named the Tesla Model S the top overall pick in its annual automotive survey. A score of 99 out of 100 made the Tesla Model S Consumer Reports’ highest-rated model. It’s also the best score a model has ever received from the magazine. “Tesla is going up against established brands, and yet it…