Tesla News & Insights

Can EV Conversions Drive the Transition
Can EV Conversions Drive the Transition
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Countries across the world have introduced dramatic legislative changes to hasten decarbonization in response to the urgent need to cut our planet's CO2 emissions. According to estimates, the transport sector accounts for 37% of all CO2 emissions from end use......

Cybertruck News
Cybertruck Design Changes for Production 2023
Cybertruck Design Changes for Production 2023
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The long-awaited Tesla Cybertruck has a fresh prototype, giving us a glimpse of what the electric pickup might look like when it ultimately goes into production. A Tesla fan account shared video of the pre-production Cybertruck on Twitter, purportedly taken inside the electric vehicle manufacturer's factory in Austin, Texas. The Tesla Cybertruck's rear end has been somewhat modified, integrating a thin strip of LEDs and now with a bigger panel......

Tesla Cybertruck vs. Ford F-150
Tesla Cybertruck vs. Ford F-150
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How do the Tesla Cybertruck and Ford F-150 Lightning stack up against each other in the electric truck market? The market......

Cybertuck Disappointment Down Under
Cybertuck Disappointment Down Under
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Tesla has put the brakes on the angular Cybertruck for Australian customers. The Tesla Australia website abruptly stopped accepting $150......

Cybertruck Stirs Both Caution and Excitement
Cybertruck Stirs Both Caution and Excitement
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Elon Musk, Tesla's charismatic Technoking, has released updates on the company's Cybertruck, which debuted with a bang in 2019, and......

What to expect from the Cybertruck 2022 Model
What to expect from the Cybertruck 2022 Model
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The Tesla Cybertruck may appear to have been dropped off by an extraterrestrial civilisation, but it has the power to......

Elon Musk News
Musk: The Bird is Freed
Musk: The Bird is Freed
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Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, is now in charge of Twitter. Both Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal and finance chief Ned Segal have departed for good. Additionally, it appears that Vijaya Gadde, the director of legal policy, trust, and safety, was fired. When co-founder Jack Dorsey abruptly left his position in November 2021, Agrawal assumed leadership of the company. Agrawal has nearly ten years of experience at Twitter, most recently......

Musk's Twitter Deal in Tatters
Musk's Twitter Deal in Tatters
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Elon Musk did not become the richest person in the world by being a push over. However, the Tesla CEO......

Musk Facing a Full Plate
Musk Facing a Full Plate
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This was a very difficult week for Elon Musk in what has been a very tumultuous year for him. As investors......

Words From The Wise
Words From The Wise
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Elon Musk, a man with a net worth of $232.5 billion can move markets with his off-the-cuff tweets. The quirky,......

Tesla's Technoking Takes On Twitter
Tesla's Technoking Takes On Twitter
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This should not have come as a surprise to anyone. Elon Musk, Tesla's Technoking will join the board of directors......

EV News
Can EV Conversions Drive the Transition
Can EV Conversions Drive the Transition
  • Gill D

Countries across the world have introduced dramatic legislative changes to hasten decarbonization in response to the urgent need to cut our planet's CO2 emissions. According to estimates, the transport sector accounts for 37% of all CO2 emissions from end use in 2021, making it the sector with the biggest global dependency on fossil fuels. Ambitious goals have been established to minimize reliance on fossil fuel-powered mobility and migrate to electric......

Rivian, Volvo, and EV Demand
Rivian, Volvo, and EV Demand
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This week, Rivian revealed that it had moved forwards the launch date of its more compact, cost-effective R2 model line......

The Silent Feature of EVs
The Silent Feature of EVs
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One of the first things new owners learn about electric vehicles is how quiet they can be. It soon became one......

Italy's Macchina Elettrica
Italy's Macchina Elettrica
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Nearly two decades ago, Elon Musk's Tesla opened the way. The world's shift to completely electric vehicles is already littered......

What is a Kei EV Model
What is a Kei EV Model
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Due to lengthy delivery times of a year or more, Nissan has temporarily suspended accepting new bookings for its recently......

Hyperloop News
From Social Media to Hyperloop
From Social Media to Hyperloop
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Hyperloop Gets Traction Elon Musk's Boring Company has announced that full-scale Hyperloop testing will begin later this year. According to the white paper that Musk published in 2013, Hyperloop is a concept for a public transportation system that consists of a low-pressure tube with capsules that travel at both low and high speeds throughout the tube's length. It states, "The capsules are accelerated via a magnetic linear accelerator affixed at......

Teslas Take To The Vegal Loop Tunnel
Teslas Take To The Vegal Loop Tunnel
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It's easy to lose track of how many businesses Elon Musk owns, but it's nearly impossible to forget about The......

High-Tech Delivery of the Hyperloop System
High-Tech Delivery of the Hyperloop System
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Since the first industrial revolution, man has been pursuing faster and more efficient ways of transport. From Carl Benz with......

Has Construction Started on the Hyperloop between Las Vegas and LA?
Has Construction Started on the Hyperloop between Las Vegas and LA?

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, continues to expand on his innovative ideas, with the latest being the construction......

Tesla Model 3
Your Tesla Model 3 Buying Guide
Your Tesla Model 3 Buying Guide
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Since the Tesla Model 3 went on sale in 2017, there have been revisions to the new models' specifications and manufacturing locations, and there are now a lot more used cars available for purchase. The Tesla Model 3 is the vehicle you desire, but it is worthwhile to consider the alternatives quickly if you are looking at new or almost new Model 3 vehicles. Alternatives The Model 3 is a......

Exploring the Tesla Model 3 Interior
Exploring the Tesla Model 3 Interior
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The classic gauge cluster is now frequently replaced with a totally digital display in current cars, although Tesla was one......

All About the Tesla Model 3 Roof
All About the Tesla Model 3 Roof
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A nearly full-length glass top that lets light and scenery into the interior of the electric car is one of......

The New Model 3 2021
The New Model 3 2021
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Tesla is breathing new life into its Model 3 design but making a few upgrades and changes. This version of......

Tesla Hacker's Cat-and-Mouse Game
Tesla Hacker's Cat-and-Mouse Game

Over the past few years, Tesla rolled out special features that were available as in-app purchases. One such feature was......

Tesla Model S News
Your Tesla Model S Buying Guide
Your Tesla Model S Buying Guide
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More alterations have been made to the Model S than any other Tesla EV over the years with several variations. The first Model S that was released in 2014 lacked autopilot hardware. Older versions have few warranties and little choices for updates. Additionally, they are becoming obsolete. The vehicles that used the original Mobileye autopilot hardware, sometimes known as AP1, until mid-2016 before Tesla gave the Model S a facelift. The......

Happy Birthday to the Tesla Model S
Happy Birthday to the Tesla Model S
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The Tesla Model S originally went on sale to the general public 10 years ago this week. We had no......

All Aboard for Exceptional Infotainment!
All Aboard for Exceptional Infotainment!
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This article gives a review on the updated infotainment system that is now available in the new Tesla Model S......

Jay Leno Takes the Tesla Model S Plaid for a Spin
Jay Leno Takes the Tesla Model S Plaid for a Spin
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According to Jay Leno, the new Tesla Model S Plaid is the quickest production car with a quarter-mile time of......

Spaceballs - An Inspiration
Spaceballs - An Inspiration

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk has often said he is a fan of Spaceballs, the movie during interviews and in his......

Tesla Model X News
Your Tesla Model X Buying Guide
Your Tesla Model X Buying Guide
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Since 2016, Tesla has been producing the Model X, which is the company's second mass-produced vehicle. The automobile underwent relatively few substantial alterations prior to the major redesign in 2021. They mostly consisted of bigger batteries, updated MCUs, and motor adjustments. Alternatives Deliveries to the US, Canada, and Mexico have all begun, and while there may be a wait for custom orders, new inventory cars are beginning to show up......

Tesla Model X Battery Life Tested
Tesla Model X Battery Life Tested
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Consumer lithium-ion batteries were groundbreaking when they were introduced in the 1990s because they could recharge in a few hours......

Jeremy Clarkson Does a 360 on Tesla
Jeremy Clarkson Does a 360 on Tesla
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About 10 years ago, when Jeremy Clarkson was hosting Top Gear, he wasn’t too complimentary about Tesla. He took the......

Tesla's Model X with a New Speed Record: 10 sec 1/4 mile
Tesla's Model X with a New Speed Record: 10 sec 1/4 mile

A new milestone set by Tesla's vehicle is making an impressive finish of this exciting weekend. We are talking about......

Tesla Model Y News
Your Tesla Model Y Buying Guide
Your Tesla Model Y Buying Guide
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Since 2020, the Tesla Model Y has been sold in North America, including the USA, Canada, and Mexico. Over the following years, it will also be sold in the rest of the world. Even though it is still relatively young, there are more old automobiles for sale as well as new inventory. The Model Y demonstrates the expertise Tesla has amassed, and as a design, it is more developed than......

Tesla Model Y Production: Giga Texas vs Fremont
Tesla Model Y Production: Giga Texas vs Fremont
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The CEO of the Texas-based automaker claims that the prices of its EVs have reached an embarrassingly high level as......

How Tesla's Model Y compares to Ford's Mach-E
How Tesla's Model Y compares to Ford's Mach-E
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EV enthusiasts are going to have a variety of electric vehicles to choose from as more automobile manufacturers bring new......

Tesla Model Y Takes A Blow From Consumer Reports
Tesla Model Y Takes A Blow From Consumer Reports
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Tesla is certainly having a week of highs and lows with Elon Musk’s COVID-19 diagnosis, Tesla’s move to the S&P......

EV Giant Moves Production To A Giant Scale
EV Giant Moves Production To A Giant Scale
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In true Tesla style where nothing is done on a small scale, the EV manufacturer got its first Giga Press......

Tesla News
Packing in Power for the Tesla Megapack
Packing in Power for the Tesla Megapack
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For large-scale energy storage projects, Tesla recently improved the Megapack and was able to pack a lot more energy into a single battery system. After the Powerwall and Powerpack, Tesla introduced the Megapack as its third stationary energy storage device in 2019. A single Megapack unit is a "3 MWh battery system" the size of a container that includes built-in modules, inverters, and thermal systems. Tesla asserts that the Megapack......

Who Could Be The Next Tesla CEO?
Who Could Be The Next Tesla CEO?
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Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO / Technoking since mid-2008 seems to have made a decision this year about who will eventually......

Tesla EV Recall and The Twitter Effect
Tesla EV Recall and The Twitter Effect
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Just over 40,000 Tesla vehicles are being recalled in the US due to a potential power-steering issue. The electric car......

Supercharging the Electric Revolution
Supercharging the Electric Revolution
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One of the largest collections of vintage vehicles is housed at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, which is......

Tesla Top of the Charts
Tesla Top of the Charts
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In September 2022, the Tesla Model Y overtook the best-selling Volkswagen Golf to claim the title of most popular new......

Tesla Roadster News
Is the Rimac Nevera comparable with the Tesla Roadser?
Is the Rimac Nevera comparable with the Tesla Roadser?
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Tesla is perhaps the company that has had the most impact on electrification. Tesla is the pioneer of all electric companies, and his frenzy inspired every manufacturer to at least give electrification a shot. It only makes sense that the venerable company would try to create the world's quickest electric vehicle. Unfortunately, a challenger is coming! The electric Rimac Nevera is named after a brief storm that had strong wind......

The Big Wait for the Tesla Roadster Release Date
The Big Wait for the Tesla Roadster Release Date
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When the much-awaited Tesla Roadster 2022, currently planned for release in 2023, finally arrives in production, it will employ the......

Going Nuts Over Tesla's Roadster
Going Nuts Over Tesla's Roadster
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There are high expectations for the upcoming Tesla Roadster alleged to be the quickest car in the world, with record-setting......

Tesla Semi News
Tesla Semi Production Full-On
Tesla Semi Production Full-On
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The Tesla Semi is set to deliver its first customers before the end of the year, five years after Elon Musk originally unveiled it. This is significant because the commencement of the rollout will begin a process of real-world validation, verifying whether electrification is suitable for heavy vehicles, which are typically powered by diesel fuel. If it is successful, it might pave the way for more environmentally friendly transportation by......

Tesla Semi Truck Deliveries In Action
Tesla Semi Truck Deliveries In Action
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Elon Musk declared that shipments of the 500-mile Tesla Semi electric truck will begin this year. The Tesla Semi was......

Geely Homtruck: The Tesla Semi Rival
Geely Homtruck: The Tesla Semi Rival
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Tesla said in July 2021 that customers would start receiving the first Tesla Semi truck units before the end of......

Can Tesla Bust Barriers for Heavy Duty ETs?
Can Tesla Bust Barriers for Heavy Duty ETs?
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The climate change community is increasingly agreeing that the solution to moving away from fossil fuels is to electrify everything......

Tesla, Nikola Focus on Germany
Tesla, Nikola Focus on Germany
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Nikola's New Facility in Germany With the opening of a factory to produce Nikola Tre electric heavy-duty vehicles last week,......

Tesla Software Update
New FSD Version Rolls Out
New FSD Version Rolls Out
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Tesla has started rolling out over-the-air software updates for version 9 of its long-awaited Full Self-Driving beta. As has been noted many times in the past, the system is not fully autonomous (yet) but offers an advanced driver assist system. Elon Musk announced that the software update (2021.4.18.12) would begin uploading after midnight on Friday, allowing thousands of Tesla customers who paid for the FSD option to use several of......

Official and Unofficial Tesla Updates
Official and Unofficial Tesla Updates
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This week, there have been official software updates, FSD updates, and unofficial reports of changes to Tesla’s customer referral program.......

Refreshing New Tesla Details
Refreshing New Tesla Details

EV auto manufacturer, Tesla has released their latest software update as well as a new storage USB device for the......

Tesla Release its new Full Self-Driving Software
Tesla Release its new Full Self-Driving Software

Tesla has just released it's first beta version of its overhauled Autopilot. This week a selected group of Tesla drivers received the......

New Suspension View for the Model S and Model X
New Suspension View for the Model S and Model X

Tesla’s instrument cluster hasn’t been the focus of many updates, since attention has been diverted to the Model 3 and......

Tesla Stock News
Is Tesla Stock a Good Buy?
Is Tesla Stock a Good Buy?
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When it comes to Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk, there is never a dull moment. He's either operating a few billion-dollar businesses, creating gigafactories, battling Twitter, sending rockets into space, working on populating Mars, connecting human brains to computers, and building tunnels under USA cities. And now with Tesla’s ongoing success, and a 3-for-1 stock split on Aug 24, this benefit makes investments easier for company employees and enthusiastic retail investors.......

Musk Sells Tons of Tesla Shares
Musk Sells Tons of Tesla Shares
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Elon Musk's Twitter agreement contains billions of dollars in personal debt. If things goes wrong, Tesla stockholders may suffer and......

Tesla Headed for Another Stock Split
Tesla Headed for Another Stock Split
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Tesla is seeking permission from its shareholders to split its stock for the second time in two years. This split would......

Taking Stock of Tesla Stock
Taking Stock of Tesla Stock
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According to financial records issued before this past weekend, the Tesla Technoking, Elon Musk sold nearly $1.2 billion in Tesla......

Expectations on Tesla's Upcoming Quarterly Report
Expectations on Tesla's Upcoming Quarterly Report

Tesla is the world's most secretive automaker, so investors are always eager to read the company's quarterly report and conference......

Tesla Tips
Finding Your Way With Tesla's Planner
Finding Your Way With Tesla's Planner
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You want to avoid erroneous charging and distance data with connection drops when travelling by car and covering lengthy distances. How accurate is Tesla's navigation then? There are environmental elements, such as traffic, weather, terrain type, and wind, which do affect its accuracy. However, surveys show that the majority of Tesla owners are satisfied with the built-in planner. The in-car navigation system for Teslas is simple to use. The Navigation......

Towing with your Tesla
Towing with your Tesla
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Wondering if you can tow a trailer with your Tesla and still have charge left to get you where you......

Security Hole in Tesla NFC Keys
Security Hole in Tesla NFC Keys
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Tesla released an upgrade last year that made it simpler to start the cars after using the NFC key cards......

Lease versus Buying a Tesla?
Lease versus Buying a Tesla?
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It's never easy to choose between leasing and buying a new automobile, but it can be particularly challenging when it......

Useful Tips for Operating Your Tesla
Useful Tips for Operating Your Tesla
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Keep music playing after closing the Tesla's doors Sometimes all we want to do is play music in the open......