Tesla Energy’s giant battery project in Moss Landing gets unanimous approval

Tesla Megapacks will power a battery storage system at the Moss Landing, California power facility. The Monterey County Planning Commission unanimously approved the Pacific Gas and Electric-backed (PG&E) project on Wednesday, which will be known as the Elkhorn Battery Storage Facility. “It’s huge for the area and as you know the power plant has been […]

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Tesla is growing its workforce as rival carmakers cut jobs to catch up in the EV race 

Tesla has a ton of things in the pipeline that will keep it busy for the foreseeable future — from building Giga Berlin, ramping the production of the Model Y in the US and China, rolling out the upcoming Cybertruck, Semi, and new Roadster, to further improving its core battery technology. In order to achieve […]

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Tesla Model Y completes the equation for the average household

Tesla Model Y’s performance and practicality will complete the equation for households in the US, China, and beyond. In the United States, demand for crossovers has increased over the last two decades. Crossovers only accounted for about 4% of vehicle sales in 2000 and meteorically rose to roughly 40 percent of US sales in 2018. […]

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Tesla’s path to becoming a battery supplier is being paved by rivals’ cell supply problems

Tesla’s potential as a future battery supplier for other automakers is being paved by the ongoing struggles of the company’s rivals today. This idea is becoming more and more feasible as more and more veteran automakers experience battery-related challenges in their respective electric car programs.  Building electric cars is no easy task. As evidenced by […]

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Tesla Sentry Mode helps solve neighboring car’s shocking hit-and-run case

A Tesla Model 3’s Sentry Mode footage recently assisted police in solving a hit and run case in Denver, Colorado, and the electric sedan was not even the victim of the crime. Instead, footage from the vehicle was used as a way to identify a vehicle that struck a car that happened to be parked […]

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Rivian is bringing its R1T and R1S Open House tour to LA, Miami and other key US cities

Rivian is expanding its Open House event across major metropolitan areas in the United States, giving people the opportunity to have an up-close look at the company’s all-electric R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV. Reservation holders and interested buyers were sent email notifications of the upcoming series of events in the US. As Rivian gears […]

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Tesla Model Y delivery update: Long Range AWD buyers get March confirmation emails

Tesla has started reaching out to Model Y Long Range All Wheel-Drive buyers to confirm their availability for possible deliveries of the much-awaited electric crossover this March. Based on reports from the Tesla community, customers who ordered the Model Y Long Range AWD are now receiving delivery confirmation emails from the electric car maker as […]

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Tesla and Panasonic end solar joint venture at Giga New York ahead of April “company talk” event

Tesla and Panasonic are ending their manufacturing agreement to produce solar cells at Gigafactory New York as early as May and with a planned full exit by September this year. While the two companies scrap their solar joint venture, Tesla and Panasonic will continue its collaboration on automotive batteries, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Tuesday. […]

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Tesla Model 3 Performance humbles Ferrari Portofino in hot lap track test

A Tesla Model 3 Performance has humbled a Ferrari Portofino on the 2.36 mile Autodromo di Modena track in Italy. The two vehicles’ acceleration and speed were compared through a drag race and a timed lap comparison, and braking ability was measured through a 100 km/h to 0 km/h test. The Model 3 is owned […]

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Tesla Model 3 ‘rival’ Volkswagen ID.3 is turning into a cautionary tale

There is a storm brewing in Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant, and it can very well make or break the career of CEO Herbert Diess, a strong proponent for the company’s transition to electric mobility. As problems continue to pile up for Volkswagen’s electric car program, the ID.3, a vehicle considered to be a rival to the […]

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