Vegans rejoice: Tesla quietly goes leather-free

Tesla’s electric cars are known for being environmentally-friendly, and they just got a little more vegan-friendly. The automaker this week quietly upgraded all of its premium interior options to be completely leather-free. While the company hasn’t made an official announcement, a Tesla spokesperson confirmed the change, saying that the company now only sells its premium seating option, which

UK Tesla Model 3 production won’t begin until 2019 as electric saloon’s specification revealed

Deliveries of electric car maker’s more affordable saloon begin in USA, but right-hand-drive models are some way off The first deliveries of Tesla’s more affordable electric saloon began on Friday, but UK advance orders won’t be fulfilled until 2019 at the earliest. The electric car company’s much-anticipated “more affordable” Model 3 saloon has been pitched

I spent three minutes inside Tesla’s Model 3 — and I’m still thinking about it a day later

The raucous crowd had dwindled to a few dozen hangers-on. The international reporters had returned to their hotels, and Tesla’s billionaire chief executive, Elon Musk, had disappeared into his sprawling Fremont, Calif., factory about an hour earlier. Tesla’s Model 3 rollout was essentially over, but in a nearby parking lot where the first test rides

Tesla’s First Mass-Market Car, the Model 3, Hits Production This Week

Tesla’s long-awaited mass-market electric car will begin rolling off the assembly line this week. But even as it moves ahead, the automaker is encountering challenges to its ambitious plans for growth. On Monday, it acknowledged that it had experienced a “severe shortfall” in production of 100-kilowatt battery packs that use new technologies and are made