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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SpaceX’s Starlink launch ambitions just saved a space station resupply mission from big delays

SpaceX’s ambitious 2020 Starlink launch goals have unintentionally saved a Cargo Dragon spacecraft mission from much longer delays after a major part of its Falcon 9 rocket had to be replaced at the last second. Known as SpaceX’s 20th NASA Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-20) mission, SpaceX’s Cargo Dragon spacecraft was initially scheduled to launch supplies […]

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Tesla China increases customer service in the face of Coronavirus epidemic

Tesla is ramping its customer service in China efforts amidst the Coronavirus epidemic that has claimed the lives of thousands worldwide. Customers in China who ordered a Model 3 will be able to take delivery of their new cars from the comfort of their own homes in what appears to be an initiative to help […]

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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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NASA’s Mars Lander finds that the Red Planet’s magnetic field is really weird

Researchers studying the red planet uncovered a big surprise: the Martian magnetic field is about 10 times stronger than previously thought, and constantly changing. NASA’s InSight lander, a stationary robotic explorer tasked with studying the Martian interior, has spent just over a year on the red planet’s surface. In that brief time, it’s learned a […]

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SpaceX Starship rolls to Texas launch pad ahead of next big test campaign

SpaceX’s first flightworthy Starship prototype has rolled to its South Texas launch pad just hours after it was welded together and is now preparing for several critical tests it must pass before it can be deemed ready for liftoff. Fabricated and assembled with incredible speed at SpaceX’s growing Boca Chica, Texas Starship factory and test […]

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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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