While at the shop to install a new Tire Pressure Monitoring System sensor, an unscrupulous technician tried to take a Tesla Model S P85D for a joyride. However, some preventative moves by the owner foiled the plan, and the dash cam recorded it all.
If you've ever fancied doing an electric vehicle project with a Tesla drivetrain, the latest efforts of the EVTV hack team will be of some interest to you. They have, in effect, broken the manufacturer's code and got the unique electric motor spinning.
We Also Learn Of Liquid-Cooled Supercharger Cables And Other Tidbits
The 2015 Tesla shareholder meeting just happened, and as with so many events with CEO Elon Musk addressing a crowd, we get some insight into the the car company's products and prospects. We've taken copious notes and relay to you the most pertinent points.
Steve Sasman Wants To Make His EV The Most-Photographed Car Of The Summer
Steve Sasman, the man behind the Tesla hotel, is taking a 20,000-mile drive in his Model S for four months this summer across the US and Canada. To raise money, he is selling sponsorship to wrap around his car and also wants to invite people along for part of the ride for his video show.
Translogic Tests 'Insane Mode' In Tesla's All-Wheel-Drive Model S Update
If the original Model S proved that electric cars can be class-leading, the P85D hammers home that point with class-demolishing specs. We test out "Insane Mode" and discuss the over-the-air updates that will keep the improvements coming for the Model S in this episode of Translogic.
Elon Musk is sharing his ownership of the Lotus Esprit submarine from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me with every Tesla Model S owner thanks to a nifty Easter egg in the car's software. He also pays homage to a classic piece of sci-fi literature.