WATCH | This video of a confused woman trying to find a 'fuel cap' on an electric car is hilarious

2019-10-28 09:00

It's never right to laugh at others' misfortunes, but even this woman chuckled at herself when someone pointed out to her that you can' 'fill up' an electric car at a petrol station.

WATCH | Tesla comes when called, but can fray nerves

2019-10-11 13:52

Roddie Hasan loves his Tesla, but after a fright using a feature that lets him summon the car as he might a dog, he says he will be walking to get it.

Tesla shares fall after third quarter deliveries miss estimates

2019-10-03 08:33

Tesla reported lower-than-expected third quarter auto deliveries Wednesday, pushing shares lower in after-hours trading.

WATCH | Ford bets on electric trucks to head off Tesla

2019-09-14 17:11

Three years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk declared he wanted to attack the heart of the Detroit automakers’ franchises with a Tesla electric pickup. But other carmakers are revving up for a fierce fight.

Bring Tesla to SA? 'Would love to but import duties are extremely high' says Elon Musk

2019-09-03 14:09

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, loves to troll online and previously teased that his electric car company is making its way to SA. Now, he has admitted that Tesla won't arrive locally as 'import duties are extremely high'.

Tesla raises prices in China as trade tensions weigh on yuan

2019-08-30 21:58

Tesla has raised car prices in China, responding to trade tensions that weigh on the country’s currency and have led to oscillating import tariffs on vehicles.

Tesla starts offering car insurance, though details are still hazy

2019-08-29 19:08

Tesla began offering auto insurance to its vehicle owners in California, touting rates as much as 30%, lower without offering much detail.

Tesla scrutinised by US agency over Model 3 safety claims

2019-08-07 21:19

The US National Highway Traffic Administration sent Tesla's Elon Musk a cease-and-desist letter last year regarding Model 3 safety claims and subpoenaed the carmaker for information on several crashes, according to documents posted by a nonprofit advocacy group.

Tesla’s surprise $6 410 price cut sparks a rant from one devotee

2019-07-19 19:49

Soon after Tesla cleaved the cost of the Model 3, an owner on one of the company’s online forums started a thread with a tongue-in-cheek initial post: “Let the whining begin!”

WATCH: These electric vehicles are the safest you'll find

2019-07-10 11:04

These are the safest hybrid and electric cars on sale today, according to the testing organisation Euro NCAP.


Petrol vs Electric - Which car is the fastest in a drag and sprint race?

2019-10-16 11:07

The age of electric cars is prevalent now more than ever with sustainability the top of automaker's agenda. But between electric and petrol cars, which is the fastest? Find out here.

WATCH | China: Samsung pulls out (as Tesla pulls in)

2019-10-04 19:42

Hurt by intensifying competition, Samsung has finally pulled the plug on mobile phone production in China. Tesla, meanwhile, is reported to be gearing up to start production at its China factory this month.

WATCH | Tesla's new battery to last a million miles?

2019-09-26 10:05

Elon Musk recently promised consumers that Tesla's electric cars will soon be powered for more than 1 million miles.

WATCH: Ford bets on electric trucks to head off Tesla

2019-09-13 14:00

Three years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk declared he wanted to attack the heart of the Detroit automakers’ franchises with a Tesla electric pickup. But Ford and GM are revving up for a fierce fight to protect their most profitable products.

Tesla batteries are keeping Zimbabwe’s economy running

2019-09-02 05:00

The southern African country faces chronic shortages of physical cash, so almost all transactions are done digitally, and many via mobile phones

Tesla gets exemption from China’s 10% tax on car sales

2019-08-30 18:58

China's concession to one of America's most high-profile companies comes amid heightened uncertainty as to where the trade war between the two countries is headed.

Tesla offers no-contract solar panel rentals, with a catch

2019-08-19 21:32

Tesla’s latest bid to revive its foundering solar division may sound familiar: rentals.

Tesla plunges on profit doubts, co-founder’s surprise exit

2019-07-25 21:28

Tesla shares plummeted after a worse-than-expected loss and yet another major management change cast fresh doubts on the electric-car maker’s future.

WATCH: Tesla drops some models, simplifies pricing to drive sales

2019-07-16 19:46

Tesla has dropped the standard-range variants of its Model X and Model S from its product lineup and adjusted prices across its range, in a sales push that comes days after the US electric vehicle maker reported record deliveries.

WATCH: Tesla Model 3 deliveries zoom past expectations

2019-07-03 14:37

Tesla handily beat Wall Street expectations for vehicle deliveries in the second quarter, sending shares up 8% as the performance tempered concerns about demand for the electric car maker's vehicles.

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