Tesla tempts white-hat hackers with a Model 3 as a target, and a prize

If you’re looking to buy a new Model S or Model X from Tesla, your cost just went up. CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company is ditching the 75kWh battery pack for both vehicles. This means that the base price for the cars has just gone up significantly. Tesla uses this battery pack in the base models of both vehicles. Musk tweeted that starting on Monday, Tesla will stop taking orders for the 75kWh version of the Model S and Model X. Customers who want to purchase this version have until January 13th to place an order directly on Tesla.com. The 75kWh Model S and Model X costs $76,000 and $82,000 respectively.Now that these battery packs are out, the base model becomes the one with the 100kWh pack. This results in a substantial increase in the bare minimum a customer has to pay in order to purchase either vehicle new. The Model S and Model X will now cost $94,000 and $97,000 respectively.Tesla isn’t ditching the 75kWh battery pack for the Model 3 as yet. Its mass-market electric sedan is s

Tesla tempts white-hat hackers with a Model 3 as a target, and a prize

Since 2007, the Pwn2Own computer hacking contest has tasked security researchers with finding new holes in common software and devices, but never before has a car been up for grabs. ...

Tue 15 Jan 19 from Gizmag

Pwn2Own contest will pay $900,000 for hacks that exploit this Tesla

For the first time, foremost hacking competition adds cars to its lineup.

Mon 14 Jan 19 from Arstechnica

Tesla is eliminating the 75 kWh battery pack option on the Model S and Model X

Tesla is phasing out the 75 kWh battery pack options for its Model S sedan and Model X SUV. Those interested in purchasing models with the entry-level battery capacity will need to place their ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Techspot

Buying A Tesla Model S And Model X Will Now Be More Expensive

If you’re looking to buy a new Model S or Model X from Tesla, your cost just went up. CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company is ditching the 75kWh battery pack for both vehicles. ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Ubergizmo

Tesla to stop selling cheapest versions of Model S and Model X, says Elon Musk

The cheapest versions of each car will have starting prices of $94,000 and $97,000, respectively.        

Thu 10 Jan 19 from USA today

Tesla Model S Ditches 75 kWh Battery Option For An Effective $18,000 Price Hike

Tesla has been making some changes to its pricing strategy over the past week, and the biggest change in quite some time comes today with the premium-market Model S and Model X. CEO Elon Musk ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from HotHardware

Tesla will stop selling Model S and X cars with 75kWh batteries

Tesla isn't done streamlining its electric car lineup. Elon Musk has announced that his company will stop taking orders for the 75kWh versions of the Model S and Model X after ...

Wed 9 Jan 19 from Engadget

The starting price of a Tesla Model S will soon be $18,000 higher

Tesla is abandoning the 75kWh battery pack for both the Model X and Model S, CEO Elon Musk announced on Wednesday. Customers have until Sunday, January 13th to place orders if they ...

Wed 9 Jan 19 from The Verge

Big D energy: Tesla dropping 75-kWh Model S, Model X on Monday - Roadshow

It's either 100D or P100D from Monday on out.

Wed 9 Jan 19 from CNET

Tesla Registers Its Largest Batch of Model 3 VINs Ever! 26,275 Vins in 24 Hours

Tesla has just registered 26,275 Model 3 VINs in 2 batches, yesterday and today

Sat 12 Jan 19 from CleanTechnica

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