Tesla’s CAPEX efficiencies could pave the way for a fleet of ‘Alien Dreadnought’ factories

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q3 10-Q Form for 2020 provided some interesting tidbits about the electric car maker’s plans for the coming years. Among these is the fact that the company is planning to increase its capital expenditures to about $4.5 to $6.0 billion in the next two fiscal years. These would be the highest expenditures that […]

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Tesla’s (TSLA) Q3 showing, FSD Beta still haven’t won over some analysts

Rumer Willis once said, “Everybody is going to have an opinion on you; not everyone is going to like you.” Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) is certainly feeling that now. After showing its most successful quarterly performance in company history last week during the Q3 Earnings Call and releasing the Full Self-Driving Beta, some analysts still are […]

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Tesla Model 3 soundly beats fossil fuel-powered rivals in Targa West Rally

The Tesla Model 3 Performance has proven itself to be a rather frightening force in rallies, after the all-electric sedan completely dominated the 130 class of the Targa West Rally, ending the race nearly 10 minutes ahead of a lineup of fossil fuel-powered competitors. The Model 3 Performance was driven by Jurgen and Helen Lunsmann, […]

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NEVs like Tesla expected to account for 50% of China’s new car sales by 2035

It appears that new energy vehicles (NEV) in China are poised to become even more prolific in the coming years, with the cars likely accounting for as much as 50% of the country’s overall new car sales by 2035. These estimates were related by the China Society of Automotive Engineers (China-SAE) on Tuesday. This is […]

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Tesla job listings for Canada hint at plans to ramp sales and delivery locations

Tesla recently posted job openings for several positions in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Winnipeg, Manitoba and Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada. The job listings were posted not long after the EV automaker changed its strategies in the country by halting its home delivery options. The job postings for sales advisors for Saskatoon, Manitoba, and Halifax suggest that […]

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Tesla launches its UK Energy Plan, hints at upcoming Virtual Power Plant project

Tesla has launched its Energy Plan for the United Kingdom. This marks one of the first big moves Tesla Energy has taken to become a viable a utility service option in the country. IT professional and environmentalist Mark W. Tebutt (@mwt2008 on Twitter) received a very intriguing email from the EV automaker about its Tesla […]

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Volkswagen gets FUD over its “irritatingly energetic” EV strategy

Volkswagen is serious about its electric vehicle business. This is evident in the German automaker’s efforts to release its first mass-market electric car, the ID.3. The vehicle has received its own fair share of acclaim and criticism since its release, but as Volkswagen continues its EV push with the ID.4 crossover, it appears that the […]

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Tesla reveals plans for its fifth Gigafactory, but it won’t be in India

Tesla has revealed that its next Gigafactory and battery cell production facility will likely be located in the United States, according to the company’s 10-Q document that was released for the third quarter. A Form 10-Q is a quarterly report that is mandated by the United States SEC and generally requires companies to disclose information […]

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SpaceX’s estimated valuation climbs to over $100 billion over Starlink’s potential

Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX hits its stride by winning more government contracts and as its Starlink constellation passes 1,000 satellites, the investment firm has revised its estimated valuation for Musk’s private space company to […]

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Mercedes-Benz throws in the towel on self-driving efforts: ‘We can no longer win’

Five years ago, Mercedes-Benz made headlines when it unveiled the F-015 Luxury in Motion research vehicle, a stunning, futuristic concept car that could navigate itself without a human driver. The excitement brought by the vehicle was palpable, and at the time, it appeared that a future populated by driverless, autonomous cars was at hand. But […]

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