Tesla Model S takes off its clothes, shows us its motor

Engadget: Oh, wow. Are you sure we're ready for this, Tesla? I mean, just last week you wouldn't even let us sit inside your Model S prototype and now... this. You sure we're not moving too fast? A fully naked Model S is on display at the company's booth, bare frame and bare aluminum separated by a Lucite riser, giving us a glimpse at the car's motor nestled between the rear wheels.

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Tesla is recalling almost every vehicle it's sold in the U.S.

Just one day after the California DMV filed to take Tesla to court, over 2 million Model S, Model 3, Model X, and Model Y vehicles are being recalled.

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Unafraidworm69d ago

Glad to see Chris at Acceleramota is an idiot and loves to spread misinformation. This so called “recall” was just an update that was sent out to certain Tesla models and year.

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A Tesla Model S literally burst into flames in a Chinese parking garage

If there's one thing Telsa doesn't want you to see, it's certainly this video of one its Model S vehicles bursting into flames in a parking garage in China.

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Cobra9511777d ago

RIP Audi too. This battery tech is too prone to thermal runaway. It needs computer chips to keep it stable, and what happens when those fail?

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There has been another Tesla crash, this time involving a fire truck

The Model S hit the fire truck while going 60mph through a stop light. The driver of a Tesla Model S survived a crash in South Jordan, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City. The Tesla crash, which happened last Friday, May 11, might have been caused by the car’s autopilot system

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thorstein2119d ago (Edited 2119d ago )

So, setting the cruise control doesn't drive the car for me?!

(please note: the previous comment is hyperbolic* sarcasm. I must add this note for those readers who lack simple reading comprehension skills.)
*hyperbolic - of or pertaining to hyperbole*
*hyperbole - exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally

Cobra9512118d ago

Was it a cruise control, or was it an autonomous piloting system. Huge difference.

ravinash2118d ago

Woman crashes into the back of a truck.
tells police "oh, I turned on the auto pilot system".
hmmmm....we'll see.