Ford addresses Mustang Mach-E delivery delays with monetary offer and free charging

Ford is offering Mustang Mach-E reservation holders experiencing delivery delays some unique compensation for their patience. A few Mach-E customers have received and email reportedly sent by Ford claiming that the company will be “providing a $1,000 private offer” and 250 kWh of complimentary fast charging to those affected by the ongoing delivery delays. Details […]

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Tesla closes in on Tuscan, Slate Solar Roof tiles with camouflaged solar panel patent

Tesla was issued a patent for camouflaged solar panels recently. The patent hints that Tesla may be close to releasing other Solar Roof variants like the Tuscan and Slate tiles Elon Musk talked about several years ago.  The latest Tesla solar roof patent was issued on March 2, 2021. The patent describes how Tesla has […]

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Rivian R1T spotted in South Korea amid LG Chem battery rumors

A Rivian R1T pickup truck was spotted in South Korea. Rumors have circulated that Rivian may be partnering with LG Chem for its battery cell supply. The camouflaged R1T spotted cruising around South Korea may confirm Rivian and LG Chem’s rumored partnership. Rivian R1T deliveries are expected to start by June 2021. Rivian revealed the […]

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Rivian shares details on the R1T pickup’s clever battery heating strategies

Rivian engineers visited one of North America’s largest cold-weather testing facilities in Minnesota to refine the R1T and R1S vehicles’ dynamics and battery performance. While there, Rivian engineers tested self-heating strategies for its battery pack. “In extremely cold conditions we use some battery energy to keep the cells in our battery above 14°F to provide […]

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Elon Musk shares update on Tesla Model 3 production and Model S/X refresh demand in leaked email

A leaked Elon Musk email recently revealed that parts supply issues gave Tesla the opportunity to bring the Fremont Factory’s production down. There were rumors that Tesla shut down production lines in Fremont before the email’s leak, which may have worried people who were closely watching the company. The recently leaked Elon Musk email provided […]

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Michelin launches first EV tire designed for Electric Sports Vehicles

Michelin announced the launch of its Pilot Sport EV tire, which was specifically created and designed for high-performance electric cars. The Pilot Sport EV tire will probably be popular among Tesla owners who love to take their vehicles to the track. According to Michelin, the Pilot Sport EVs feature optimal grip on both dry and […]

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Tesla Megapack project in Victoria gets AU$160M investment

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) invested AU$160 million (USD127.24 million) in Neoen’s 300MW/450MWh battery project in Victoria, Australia–known as the Victorian Big Battery (VBB). The masisve energy storage installation will be comprised of Tesla Megapacks. “We are delighted to announce that the Victorian Big Battery has reached this important financial milestone,” said Neoen Australia’s […]

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas’s foreign trade zone request for tax savings gets support

Tesla turned to the Travis County Commissioners Court to move forward with Gigafactory Texas’s request for a foreign trade zone (FTZ) designation. Diana Ramirez, the Economic Development & Strategic Investments (EDSI) director in Travis County, spoke about Tesla’s request for FTZ status at the last Commissioners Court voting session. Tesla applied for a foreign trade […]

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Boring Company visit inspires Fort Lauderdale mayor to explore tunneling to resolve traffic

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis visited The Boring Company’s (TBC) tunneling projects in Las Vegas and Los Angeles earlier this week. The Florida mayor left the Boring Company’s tunnels on a positive note. “It was a very productive trip,” Mayor Trantalis said. “We are coming home with a lot of ideas about the commuter rail […]

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Rivian R1T undergoes winter testing as CEO hints at Drift Mode

Rivian released some fun footage of the R1T in the snow. Recently, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe shared a snippet of him driving an R1T pickup for winter testing. The all-electric automaker also released a video of an adventure in Wyoming with the all-electric pickup. While behind the wheel of Rivian’s R1T pickup truck for winter […]

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