Tesla Model S with Yoke Steering wheel hits the public streets: First look

A Tesla Model S with a Yoke Steering wheel has been caught in the wild, giving the public a first look at Tesla’s futuristic stalkless steering column. A Deep Blue Metallic Model S with a refreshed interior, including the wraparound wood door trim, revised instrument cluster display and horizontal center touchscreen, and Tesla’s highly-anticipated Yoke […]

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Tesla applies for Giga Texas to be a foreign trade zone

Tesla is seeking to have its Giga Texas production facility recognized as a foreign trade zone for tax reasons. If approved by Travis County, Texas commissioners and the Federal Trade Zones Board, Tesla will save $270,000 per year in all jurisdictions. The request from Tesla was discussed during a February 23rd meeting with the Travis […]

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Tesla Autopilot foils BMW SUV’s apparent pit maneuver attempt on Model 3

Tesla’s Autopilot may be one of the most robust driver-assist systems on the market today, but the software is, at its core, a safety feature. This is something that CEO Elon Musk has highlighted in the past, and this is also something that was recently proven by a Model 3 driver who encountered a rather […]

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Tesla’s biggest competition lies within itself

Tesla’s biggest competition is remarkably similar to the biggest competitors in our day-to-day lives: ourselves. In a way, this seems strange considering we wake up every morning and battle things like motivation, drive, determination, and ailments that can derail us from our goals. A car company has to battle things like product development, economic turmoil, […]

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Elon Musk satirically encourages SEC to probe his Dogecoin tweets

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has no respect for the SEC, but he hopes they look into his recent string of Dogecoin memes and tweets after rumors of a probe by the Commission was rumored to be coming soon. “I hope they do! It would be awesome,” Musk said to a Twitter follower last night. I […]

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Tesla shifts to LFP as Elon Musk’s call for Nickel goes unanswered

Tesla CEO Elon Musk asked Nickel suppliers to mine more of the metal for the company’s electric vehicle batteries, but his call went unanswered. Now, the company is shifting its Standard Range cars to LFP, or lithium iron phosphate batteries, citing supply concerns as the real bottleneck between the company and a more efficient Nickel […]

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Teslas and other EVs could enter a golden decade with newly-introduced US bill

Teslas and other electric cars may very well enter a golden age of sorts in the United States, if a newly-proposed bill makes it through. Dubbed as the Electric CARS Act, the bill aims to update the EV tax credit by extending it for ten years and removing the number of eligible vehicles per manufacturer. […]

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Model 3 production continues after brief chip shortage

Tesla apparently wanted to shut down production for the Model 3 in Fremont for a fortnight due to an industry-wide chip shortage. But the production shutdown only lasted a few days. But there is also new information about the Model Y from Grünheide. Tesla wanted to pause production of the Model 3 at its main […]

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Tesla Model X refresh units are gathering at Fremont ahead of customer deliveries

During the Q4 FY 2020 earnings call, Elon Musk remarked that the Tesla Model X refresh would be released a little later than the Model S refresh, which would be delivered sometime in February. If recent sightings around Tesla’s electric vehicle plant in California are any indication, however, it appears that the flagship SUV may […]

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Elon Musk shares update on Tesla Model 3 production and Model S/X refresh demand in leaked email

A leaked Elon Musk email recently revealed that parts supply issues gave Tesla the opportunity to bring the Fremont Factory’s production down. There were rumors that Tesla shut down production lines in Fremont before the email’s leak, which may have worried people who were closely watching the company. The recently leaked Elon Musk email provided […]

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