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Tesla Model X Knows How To Take A Hit (Video)

August 5th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Sometimes, though, accidents simply cannot be avoided. You could be minding your own business when all hell comes crashing through your door and slamming you out of its way. This is literally what happened to the owner of a blue Tesla Model X as she waited at a red light

Tesla Model 3 Protects Its Passengers After Flipping Over In China

June 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

A made-in-China Tesla Model 3 was, unfortunately, involved in a bad accident in China. The fortunate thing is that the vehicle's architecture protected the passengers as it was flipped over. In the tweet, below, you can see the passengers standing around the wreck

How Strong Is The Tesla Model 3 Roof? This Accident Helps To Show Us

September 30th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

How strong is the Model 3 glass roof? Tesla owner Bernie Daigle discovered the answer to this when he tried to avoid a collision with another car that, as you can see in the video below, pulled out in front of him. He managed to avoid the collision with the car, but his Model 3 wound up being put to the ultimate test

Tesla Dashcam Video Shows Autopilot Prevented Collision With Big Rig

June 24th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

This short, silent dashcam video shows the Tesla Autopilot system protecting a Model X from being hit by a very large tractor-trailer at night with some light rainfall. The setting is I-95 South in North Carolina. It was published April 24, 2018, from the account Jeremy Visnesky. He wrote, “Had Autopilot not have bolted to the side I’m pretty sure he would have hit me.” As of the writing of this article, the video has about 212,000 views. 

Unprecedented Safety Of Tesla Model S In Action — Crashed Into Truck Trailer, Lifted It Off The Ground, Yet Driver Walked Away Independently

December 1st, 2016 | by James Ayre

The Tesla Model S was designed to be the safest car in its segment, going by comments made by company execs including CEO Elon Musk. Its NHTSA crash test ratings were the highest in history — with 5 stars in every single category and a combined score of 5.4 (unofficial since official scores don't go above 5). Going by its performance in the real world to date, the goal and the rating seem to have lived up to the hype

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