Elon Musk’s OpenAI bots crush veteran DOTA 2 players ahead of International tournament

OpenAI’s team of AI-powered Dota 2 bots have reached yet another impressive milestone — it was able to beat the five veteran players in a 3-on-3 match, dominating two rounds before being defeated narrowly in the third match. The OpenAI Five are now headed to The International, a worldwide event later this month where the […]

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SpaceX’s first Falcon 9 Block 5 reuses eye booster turnaround records

At the same time as SpaceX is readying its first Falcon 9 Block 5 booster reuse, the company’s second flight-proven Block 5 launch is already fast approaching and could be a strong contender to beat the company’s record of 72 days between launches of the same rocket. A critical milestone for Falcon 9 Block 5 […]

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Tesla registers over 10,000 new Model 3 VINs as Dual Motor production ramp continues

Tesla has registered two large batches totaling more than 10,000 new Model 3 VINs over the weekend, in what appears to be a sign of a renewed production push for the electric sedan. Both batches, the first being 2,625 registrations and the other being 7,903, are estimated to be comprised of dual motor AWD vehicles. […]

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Tesla Model S P100D drops in on Volkswagen event to casually destroy competition on the drag strip

A panda-painted Tesla Model S P100D recently made an appearance at a Volkswagen festival in the UK, battling two high-performance vehicles in the quarter mile. The Volkswagen event, dubbed Bug Jam 32, was held at the Santa Pod Raceway in Podington, Bedfordshire, England, a location popular for 1/8-mile and 1/4-mile drag races. In a video […]

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First Tesla Model 3 Performance VBOX test yields 0-60 mph in 3.32 seconds

The Tesla Model 3 Performance is intended to be a vehicle that is quick off the line and balanced enough to endure extended track driving. Videos of the Model 3 Performance doing acceleration runs began to emerge online almost immediately after the company began to offer test drives in select showrooms across the US. A […]

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Wall St. sends Tesla (TSLA) stock soaring 10% amid renewed confidence in profitability

Tesla shares (NASDAQ:TSLA) are rallying after the electric car maker beat Wall Street’s revenue estimates by posting $4 billion in revenue, consisting of $3.36 billion from its automotive business and $374 million from its energy and battery storage division. Topped off by a successful earnings call that seemingly restored investors’ positive sentiments towards the company, […]

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Tesla is introducing classic Atari games as Easter Eggs with V9.0 Software

The Tesla experience is bound to get a whole lot more fun. In a series of Twitter updates on Wednesday, Elon Musk announced that some classic Atari games would be coming as Easter Eggs in Tesla’s Software V9.0 release, which is expected to be rolled out in September of this year and accessible to Model […]

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Tesla’s battery business expected to contribute to Panasonic’s profit starting October

Tesla’s exclusive battery supplier and partner Panasonic Corp announced on Tuesday that its first-quarter net profit saw an increase of 17.6% due to growth in its automotive-related business. Panasonic saw its net profits from April to June rise 17.6% to 57.4 billion yen ($515 million), up 15% from last year’s 48.8 billion yen ($440 million). […]

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Porsche reveals Taycan specs: 310-mile range, ultra-fast charge 800V battery

Porsche dubs the Taycan, formerly known as the Mission E sedan, as one of its most important vehicles since the iconic Porsche 911. The upcoming all-electric, high-performance luxury sedan is expected to compete with some of the electric vehicle market’s most formidable mainstays, such as the Tesla Model S. With a drive unit developed from […]

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Tesla (TSLA) Q2 2018 financial report and earnings call: What to expect

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is set to release its financial report for the second quarter after markets close on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, followed by its Q2 2018 earnings call at 2:30 p.m. PST (5:30 p.m. EST). With a vast majority of the second-quarter spent pushing volume production of Model 3, questions are abounding if vehicle demand […]

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