29 May '18, 1pm

Tesla Model 3 gets over-the-air update for brakes

2018 Tesla Model 3 Enlarge Photo In a tweet on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company had started rolling out an over-the-air software update for its Model 3 electric cars to address a problem with their braking performance, a problem revealed by Consumer Reports last week. In the tweet, Musk said the update should improve braking "by ~20 ft for repeated heavy braking events." Also, firmware fix for upgraded brake performance on standard Model 3 started rolling out yesterday. Should improve braking distance by ~20 ft for repeated heavy braking events. Thanks @ConsumerReports for excellent critical feedback! — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 27, 2018 Consumer Reports had tested the car and had released its results last week. In its review, the magazine said it could not recommend the car because of its inconsistent braking performance, and emergency stops that took longer t...

Full article: https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1116936_tesla-model-...

Tweets

Tesla Hits Back After Troubled Model 3 Braking Tests

Tesla Hits Back After Troubled Model 3 Braking ...

hybridcars.com 27 May '18, 12pm

The folks over at Consumer Reports recently got their hands on a Tesla Model 3 and conducted a full instrumented test of t...

Tesla brakes and tax credits, Sono solar car, T...

greencarreports.com 29 May '18, 4pm

2018 BMW 530e iPerformance wireless charging Enlarge Photo After Consumer Reports refused to recommend the Tesla Model 3 o...

News: Tesla Model 3 gets CR OK, Audi e-tron cam...

greencarreports.com 31 May '18, 4pm

Audi e-tron replaces side mirrors with cameras Enlarge Photo The Tesla Model 3 has now earned a recommendation from Consum...

Tesla Model 3 braking problems, new electric SU...

greencarreports.com 26 May '18, 2pm

Which new car won't Consumer Reports recommend? What new company is getting ready to build electric SUVs in Illinois? This...

Reports of Bugs and Weak Braking Plague Tesla Model 3 #PluginCars #TeslaModel3

Reports of Bugs and Weak Braking Plague Tesla M...

plugincars.com 24 May '18, 6pm

Nearly a year since the Tesla Model 3 went into production, road-test reviews of the all-electric compact are revealing a ...

Problems dog Tesla Model 3 in Edmunds tests

greencarreports.com 30 May '18, 2pm

2018 Tesla Model 3 Enlarge Photo Hundreds of thousands of people waiting to order their Tesla Model 3s are also anxiously ...

FCAs five-year master plan, more EVs on the roa...

greencarreports.com 02 Jun '18, 8pm

Also on Tuesday, solar cars have been the things of university science fairs for decades—cars running on bicycle tires, wi...

Custom Tesla Model S Joins UK Service Fleet, Can Brew Coffee

Custom Tesla Model S Joins UK Service Fleet, Ca...

hybridcars.com 28 May '18, 11pm

Telsa is launching a fleet of mobile service cars in the U.K., based on a highly customized Model S. The mobile repair ser...

Elon Musk Admits: Tesla Model 3 Has a Brake Pro...

gas2.org 22 May '18, 4pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has come under scrutiny in recent weeks after taking the “totally normal” step of locking contractors ...

Tesla airlifts factory machinery from Europe to...

greencarreports.com 25 May '18, 8pm

Tesla factory, Fremont, California Enlarge Photo Tesla airlifted six plane loads of factory machinery from Europe to Calif...

Which #Tesla is better for you, the Model 3 or ...

cleantechnica.com 02 Jun '18, 4pm

The Model S starts at $74,500. The Model 3 theoretically lists for $35,000. However, it will be many months or even years ...

Tesla adds Model 3 build complexity: too early,...

greencarreports.com 24 May '18, 3pm

2018 Tesla Model 3 Enlarge Photo When Tesla opened up orders this week for the all-wheel drive Dual Motor and Performance ...