Elon Musk’s “doppelgänger” from China banned from local social media

Elon Musk’s “doppelgänger” from China, who has been fondly dubbed by the internet as “Yi Long Musk,” has reportedly been banned from major Chinese social media platforms.  The social media user caused quite a lot of headlines in the past due to his striking resemblance to the Tesla CEO. Videos of the Elon Musk “doppelgänger” […]

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Elon Musk gives his two cents on Disney’s copyright issues

Since his offer to acquire Twitter was accepted by the social media company’s board, Elon Musk has given his two cents on several issues, from the war in Ukraine to woke politics and lately, to Disney’s copyright issues.  In a recent tweet, Elon Musk took a side in the somewhat controversial debate on the protection […]

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Tesla Superchargers are getting their cables cut, and nobody really knows why

Some Tesla Supercharger stations are getting their cables cut by vandals, and nobody can really pinpoint the reasons why. Images of damaged Tesla Superchargers have been shared in recent weeks on platforms such as Reddit.  In one Cincinnati Supercharger, for example, a Supercharger site was attacked to such a degree that only an inch or […]

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Made-in-Germany Tesla Model Y proves surprisingly fun in the Nurburgring

Elon Musk was not joking. Teslas are really things that maximize fun. This is true, it seems, even if one drives the company’s “slowest” performance car around one of the world’s most famous and most dangerous racetracks.  The Tesla Model Y Performance is the company’s most conservatively-specced performance model. With an 82 kWh battery pack […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid gives the P100D killer a headstart in drag race, dominates anyway

Back in 2017, the drag strip was haunted by a dual-motor all-wheel-drive electric car that was capable of humbling supercars on the quarter-mile. That car was the Model S P100D with Ludicrous Mode, Tesla’s flagship sedan at the time, whose violent acceleration was enough to spawn a thousand reaction videos on YouTube.  The Model S […]

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Ultra Runner, inspired by Tesla, successfully outlasts Model 3 in 242-mile endurance race

For a long time, Teslas have been the standard of electric vehicles, especially in range measurements. It was only until last year that Lucid Group was finally able to derail Tesla as the company with the longest-range EV on the market, and while cars vs. cars is a fair and even way to test endurance, […]

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Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE carbon removal competition reveals its 15 “milestone round” winners

Fifteen early-phase “milestone round” winners from the Elon Musk-funded $100 million XPRIZE Carbon Removal competition were announced on Friday. Each of the winning teams will be receiving $1 million, which should provide the teams a notable boost to scale their work.  The XPRIZE Carbon Removal competition was launched to encourage the development of innovative techniques […]

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Apple veteran launches fleet management platform for Teslas and all other EVs

Electric vehicles such as Teslas work great as fleet vehicles. Their total ownership costs tend to be lower than comparable internal combustion cars, their maintenance needs are relatively light, and they tend to be technologically advanced. This is especially the case with Tesla’s current vehicle offerings, which is one of the reasons why they are […]

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Tesla Model 3 with bolt-on parts matches Porsche 911 GT2 RS record at Buttonwillow

Elon Musk was not kidding when he stated that Tesla does not make slow cars. Case in point: the Model 3. The Model 3 may be the company’s entry-level car, but its performance is nothing to scoff at. Its top-tier trim, the Model 3 Performance, blitzes from 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds bone stock, allowing […]

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Elon Musk is projected to become the World’s First Trillionaire in 2024

Elon Musk is currently the richest person in the world, taking over former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos last year to claim the title. While Musk has stated many times that material possessions are not a concern of his, eventually selling nearly all of his personal properties as proof, a new study from Tipalti Approve suggests […]

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