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Tesla is reportedly offering free Model 3 deliveries as the 3rd quarter comes to an end

Tesla offered free delivery to some Model 3 customers over the weekend, Electrek reports. According to the publication, Tesla will continue to offer delivery to some customers in and near Los Angeles throughout the week.
Tesla's Model 3.

Tesla Model 3 scores 5-star safety rating from NHTSA

Tesla's Model 3 received a five-star rating in the frontal crash, side crash, and rollover categories, and some of its driver assistance features — like forward collision warning, lane departure warning, crash imminent braking, and dynamic brake support — met the agency's performance tests.
Tesla's Model 3.

Elon Musk said Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3 would arrive by the end of 2018. Here’s why experts say that probably won’t happen.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave a timeline in May suggesting deliveries of the $35,000 base-priced Model 3 could begin between the end of September and the end of December. But it's more likely those deliveries will begin in 2019 as Tesla focuses on generating higher profits with more expensive models.
The Tesla Model 3 Performance.

I drove the $78,000 high-performance Model 3 — and it’s now my new favorite Tesla

The Model 3 Performance has two motors and can go from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 155 mph. I drove the Model 3 Performance for only about an hour, in less-than-ideal Manhattan conditions, but my overall impression was that the car is completely brilliant.
The Tesla Model 3.

Wall Street analysts tore down a Tesla Model 3 and found ‘significant fit & finish issues’

"Beyond the build quality issues, the serviceability of the Tesla Model 3 comes into question as well," said UBS. "Many aspects of the vehicle are inaccessible to even experienced mechanics and the containment of the battery pack makes fixes complex and expensive."
Tesla owners described a range of opinions about the company's service centers.

Some new Tesla cars are being delivered with flaws, and owners say getting them fixed is a painful process

Business Insider spoke with 12 Tesla owners over the past two months, many of whom described a range of problems with their vehicles that required attention in the weeks and months after delivery.

Tesla’s electronics are miles ahead of the competition — but Wall Street analysts who tore down a whole car worry they could be ‘too...

UBS completely disassembled a Tesla Model 3 to compare it to the Chevy Bolt and BMW i3. The car's electronics are an easy winner thanks to their simplicity — but the bank worries such centralization could cause headaches down the road.

Wall Street analysts were blown away by the Tesla Model 3’s ‘next-gen, military-grade’ tech — and say that’s why the bas...

"All in, Tesla delivered the best powertrain at the lowest cost," a team of USB analysts lead by Colin Langan said in the first lap of its three-part tear-down series.

9 reasons you should buy Tesla’s new Model 3 ‘Performance’ car instead of the standard Model 3

Tesla's Model 3 is an attractive option for anyone considering a new car. This month, though, Tesla released a high-performance version of the Model 3, called the "Model 3 Performance."
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Didi Chuxing's Jean Liu take a car in China.

Ex-Tesla engineer Doug Field is back at Apple, working on its self-driving-car program, Project Titan

Doug Field worked in Apple's Mac division in 2013 before going to Tesla. He oversaw production of the Tesla Model 3 before the company announced his departure in July. Field is now back at Apple working with Bob Mansfield, who oversees Apple's self-driving-car program, Project Titan.