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Tesla Model 3 gets an ‘average’ in survey as new tech dents auto reliability

Tesla Model 3 gets an ‘average’ in survey as new tech dents auto reliability

October 20, 2017

DETROIT, Oct 20 — Tesla Inc's new Model 3 sedan is likely to have "average" reliability despite production snags because it uses older technology rather than newer innovations that are causing problems for automakers, Consumer Reports magazine said yesterday. The magazine said its survey of 640,000 vehicles showed that all-new vehicles or models with newly updated technology are more likely than older models to have a wonky engine, a jerky transmission, or high-tech features that... Read more

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A Holden car fan sits in her car outside the Holden motor vehicle plant in Elizabeth, Australia, October 20, 2017 as their last Commodore vehicle officially rolls off the production line on Friday. — Picture by AAP/Morgan Sette via Reuters

A Holden car fan sits in her car outside the Holden motor vehicle plant in Elizabeth, Australia, October 20, 2017 as their last Commodore vehicle officially rolls off the production line on Friday. — Picture by AAP/Morgan Sette via Reuters