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Tesla revives Referral Program with car giveaways, Supercharger perk

Tesla revives Referral Program with car giveaways, Supercharger perk

Tesla has announced a new Referral Program that rewards customers who recommend the company to their friends...assuming that recommendation results in a vehicle purchase, of course. The company explains that its previous Referral Program was popular but pricey, and so it is back with a new version, one that offers exclusive perks for existing customers without the same 'significant costs' for Tesla.

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Tesla delays its March price increase

Tesla delays its March price increase

Tesla has delayed its price increase this week, with the electric car company confirming that would-be buyers have a few more days than initially expected to get their order in. The automaker confirmed earlier this month that, having lowered prices just a week beforehand, it would be nudging them back up again in mid-March.

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Tesla Model 3 mid range battery pack option axed

Tesla Model 3 mid range battery pack option axed

Tesla frequently makes changes to its line of EVs, and the most recent change sees a version of the Model 3 EV being discontinued. The mid-range battery pack has been discontinued after only being around since October 2018. That battery pack was launched as a way to offer cheaper versions of the Model 3, but with the long-anticipated $35,000 Model 3 now here, the mid-range option is no more.

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Tesla Model Y: 5 things to know as the unveil dust settles

Tesla Model Y: 5 things to know as the unveil dust settles

Excited fans, disappointed investors, and big promises by Elon Musk: the Tesla Model Y unveil had it all. Set to be the fourth car in the California automaker's current line-up, the new electric crossover could well be the most successful. Indeed, Musk predicted Tesla would end up selling more Model Y than it has sold Model 3, S, and X combined. Read on for five things you need to know as the dust settles on the Model Y reveal.

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Is the Tesla Model Y an SUV – and does it matter?

Is the Tesla Model Y an SUV – and does it matter?

Nobody can quite agree on what the Tesla Model Y is. Last night, at the grand unveiling of what's set to be the fourth car in the automaker's electric line-up, Tesla CEO Elon Musk referred to the Model Y as a "midsize SUV"; others, meanwhile, have argued that it's actually a compact SUV.

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Elon Musk made a risky Tesla Model Y prediction

Elon Musk made a risky Tesla Model Y prediction

The dust hadn't even settled on the Model Y unveil before Tesla CEO Elon Musk was making a bold prediction about just how many of the new electric crossovers he believes the company will sell. Expected to arrive in late 2020, with up to 300 miles of range and seating for up to seven inside, the Model Y may be the fourth of the modern Tesla range, but Musk is confident it will take pole position.

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Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

I just climbed out of the Tesla Model Y, and if first-impressions are anything to go by, Elon Musk's newest EV hasn't strayed far from its predecessors. The all-electric crossover isn't going to arrive with buyers until Fall 2020 at the earliest, but when it does I suspect they'll be struck more by how familiar it is, rather than how new.

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Tesla Model Y revealed: All the ranges, prices and speeds

Tesla Model Y revealed: All the ranges, prices and speeds

Say hello to the Tesla Model Y, the most important car Elon Musk and his EV company have created so far. Taking the current Tesla line-up to four when it launches in 2020, it’s the automaker’s first entry into the fiercely competitive compact SUV segment.

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Tesla Model Y livestream: How to watch Elon Musk’s big EV reveal

Tesla Model Y livestream: How to watch Elon Musk’s big EV reveal

Tesla is about to take the wraps off the Model Y, and the electric car company has shared another teaser image to fully whet appetites ahead of today's big reveal. The fourth car in Tesla's current line-up will arguably be its most important: a compact SUV to target one of the most popular segments in the automotive market today.

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The Tesla Model Y is Elon Musk’s biggest challenge yet

The Tesla Model Y is Elon Musk’s biggest challenge yet

It's almost time for another Tesla, and while you might think Elon Musk & Co. are old hands at new EVs by now, the Model Y represents a whole new level of risk for the upstart automaker. Tesla's first crossover looks set to capitalize on what has made the Model 3 so popular: healthy range, high-tech features, and competitive pricing - or at least the promise of it - all with fanboy-favorite Musk's seal of approval. Make no mistake, though, this is the company's toughest journey so far.

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Tesla Model Y reveal: What we know

Tesla Model Y reveal: What we know

Tesla's family is about to grow again, with the Model Y SUV set to make its official debut later this week. Slotting in between the Model 3 and the larger, more expensive Model S and Model X, the all-electric crossover could well be Tesla's most popular car so far.

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Tesla deletes “Pole Position” Atari Easter Egg from its cars

Tesla deletes “Pole Position” Atari Easter Egg from its cars

Tesla has removed its Pole Position Easter Egg from its cars, after failing to secure the rights to distribute the classic Atari title. The game was added to the Tesla Model S, Model X, and Model 3 last year, as part of the Tesla v9.0 update, alongside two other classics from the back-catalog.

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