Tesla flops in 2021 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Survey

The old saying goes: You can’t win them all. Tesla flopped in J.D. Power’s most recent Vehicle Dependability Survey, placing 30th out of 33 manufacturers. Tesla has celebrated various awards from J.D. Power over the past several years, including the firm’s initial EV Ownership Study and the APEAL Study, which tests an owner’s emotional connection […]

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Ford dials in EV efforts in Europe with 2026 goal of complete e-mobility

Ford is dialing in on its efforts toward electrification by announcing its goal to transition 100% of its passenger vehicles in Europe to either all-electric or plug-in hybrids by 2026. Ford intends to make “100% of its passenger vehicle range” zero-emissions capable but also has plans to transition its complete commercial vehicle range to all-electric […]

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Tesla Model S ‘Refresh’ test vehicle interior: New Steering Wheel, Touchscreen, HVAC system

The first images of the Tesla Model S “Refresh” have landed online, after a person in Toledo, Ohio, spotted the newly-designed sedan at the Toledo Service Center. After speaking with Service Center employees, it has been confirmed that this is a test vehicle. However, images show that the Model S interior is here, and preliminary […]

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Tesla Model Y arrives in South Korea

Tesla’s new all-electric crossover, the Model Y, is now available in South Korea. Tesla’s international expansion has been a focus of the automaker ever since the Giga Shanghai production plant began construction several years ago. With Tesla now building the Model Y at the Chinese production plant, South Korean consumers now have access to the […]

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Tesla’s institutional investors are making big moves with the EV maker’s stock

Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) major institutional investors are making big moves with their holdings of the EV powerhouse’s stock. New reports show that at least three large firms are modifying their TSLA holdings, either adding or selling shares after a massive 2020. Major Tesla investment firm Baillie Gifford has sliced its holdings of the electric automaker’s […]

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Tesla’s manufacturing advantage lies in legacy auto’s stranded assets

Tesla’s focus on manufacturing has solved a vast number of issues that the electric automaker has encountered in its first few years of mass-scale vehicle production. With only two operational vehicle production facilities and several more on the way, Tesla’s biggest advantage in production doesn’t necessarily come down to efficiencies and solving bottlenecks. Instead, it […]

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Tesla shares stunning photo of Giga Texas covered in rare Austin snow

Tesla shared a stunning photograph of its Giga Texas production facility covered in snow, a rare sight for many who call the state’s fourth most-populous city “home.” Austin isn’t a place that snow is seen on an annual basis. With its snowiest month usually being January with an average snowfall of just .2 inches per […]

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Lucid’s SPAC deal with Churchill Capital nears after Tuesday rally

Lucid’s SPAC merger with Churchill Capital IV is all but confirmed after the fund’s stock spiked during Tuesday trading hours. For weeks, speculation has persisted that Lucid, an all-electric car manufacturer, will merge with CCIV in a deal that will take the company public ahead of the first production push of its vehicles. Widely considered […]

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Tesla registered 8 of every 10 EVs in the U.S. in 2020

Out of every 10 electric cars registered in the United States in 2020, nearly eight of them were built by Tesla. New data from Automotive News shows that Tesla owned 79% of the total EVs registered in the U.S. in 2020, leaving only 21% for the other manufacturers to divide up between themselves. This overwhelming domination […]

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Tesla primes itself to dominate Luxury-car sector after overtaking Audi

Tesla is priming itself to overtake the entire luxury-car sector after passing Audi for fourth place in registrations in 2020 for the category. Tesla registered 200,561 new registrations in 2020, passing Audi for fourth on the list. Tesla had its biggest year in 2020 internally. After producing over 509,000 vehicles and delivering just under 500,000 […]

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