Starlink to power efforts to bring high-speed web access to Australia’s rural students

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet system is poised to foster some positive change among students in rural Australia. As per a recent press release, Starlink will be powering Project Halo, a program from Australian telecom provider NetVault and noted software maker Cisco aimed at providing a regional school with a AU$100,000 grant towards the buildout […]

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Toyota debuts bZ4X SUV concept, kicking off its 15 electric vehicle lineup

Toyota debuted its bZ4X BEV concept recently and simultaneously announced plans to make 15 new battery electric vehicles under the bZ (Beyond Zero) moniker. Toyota’s bZ4X SUV was jointly developed with Subaru, featuring the new e-TNGA BEV-dedicated platform. The bZ4x combines Toyota’s focus on quality, durability, and reliability with Subaru’s AWD capabilities. The Japanese automaker […]

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Tesla registers insurance company at Giga Berlin’s address

Tesla Insurance officially has a branch in Germany, located in Grünheide near Giga Berlin. The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority announced Tesla Insurance Limited (Germany Branch) in its April 2021 Journal.  Tesla appointed Mr. Andrew Wright as the chief agent of its insurance arm in Germany. According to the Journal, Tesla’s Insurance branch in Germany […]

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Elon Musk roasts WSJ coverage of fatal Tesla crash, defends Autopilot

Tesla CEO Elon Musk roasted the Wall Street Journal for their coverage of the crash that killed two men involving a 2019 Model S. Mainstream media reports claimed that the vehicle was “driverless” in an attempt to cast bad press on Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving systems. Musk shared new details regarding the vehicle involved, […]

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‘Tesla brake failed me’: Owners protest quality issues at Shanghai Auto Show

A Tesla owner made a scene at the Shanghai Auto Show in China earlier today by jumping onto the roof of a Model 3. Local media reports that the woman was protesting Tesla’s automotive quality after her vehicle’s brakes evidently malfunctioned. She was joined by another woman who also contributed to the protest. According to […]

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Amazon’s Rivian van begins delivering packages in its third U.S. city

Amazon’s initiative to begin delivering its packages in all-electric vehicles provided by Rivian has made it to its third U.S. city. The e-commerce giant announced earlier today that it began delivering packages in Tulsa, Oklahoma, joining Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, as the only U.S. cities to have packages delivered by the all-electric Rivian […]

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Tesla’s Fremont factory workforce is growing and the automaker is preparing for it

Tesla’s Fremont factory workforce is growing, and the automaker is preparing for it by constructing a new employee parking lot on the southern portion of the 370-acre piece of land that the automaker purchased in 2010. New documents submitted by Tesla to Fremont, California’s local government show that the automaker is preparing to remove a […]

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Tesla Gigafactory Nevada gets another batch of rooftop solar panels

Tesla Gigafactory Nevada might not be attracting as much attention as its newer siblings like Giga Texas and Giga Berlin, but the massive battery factory is still undergoing improvements. As could be seen in recent satellite images, Giga Nevada has recently received its latest batch of solar panels on its roof, bringing the facility a […]

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Tesla’s biggest rival in China: an in-depth look at the $4,200 Wuling HongGuang Mini EV

Tesla’s biggest rival in China is the Wuling HongGuang Mini EV that starts at around $4,200. Information regarding this small but impressive electric car that is a part of an SAIC, General Motors, and Wuling joint venture is vague and usually hard to come by. However, a recent video revealed several new details about the […]

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Elon Musk was right about Tesla in China, and March registrations prove it

Elon Musk believes China will be Tesla’s biggest advantage in the long term, and new data from a Chinese automotive organization that tracks vehicle registrations proves the CEO is right. New data released by the China Automotive Information Net (CAIN) shows that registrations for Tesla surged to 34,635 in March, a new single-month record that […]

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