Tesla Adds Airbnb Co-Founder Joe Gebbia to Board

Tesla announced on Wednesday it has added a new member to its Board of Directors—Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia. This was made effective on September 25, 2022. The electric automaker shared a bio of Gebbia on its website today as part of the announcement: Gebbia, a designer and entrepreneur, has spent the last 14 years of […]

Tesla Adds ‘Suggested’ Destinations in 2022.28.2 Update

With Tesla’s regular software updates come gradual improvements, and one new version builds off of the automaker’s recently improved navigation system in its vehicles. Tesla added suggested destinations in its software update version 2022.28.2, as detailed in a report on Wednesday from Not a Tesla App. In the report, the publication notes a user named […]

Tesla Updating Rates and Times for Off-Peak Supercharging

As Tesla continues with plans to open its Superchargers to non-Tesla vehicles, the automaker plans to shift its charging rates and times at certain locations. Tesla is updating its charging rates at select Supercharger locations starting on Wednesday, September 28, according to tweet spotted by @Whole Mars Blog. In the screenshot, Tesla says that users […]

SpaceX Launches Flat Starlink Terminal for Maritime Customers

A new Starlink dish just dropped, this time featuring a wider range of weather capabilities for use in harsh marine conditions. SpaceX released a new Starlink dish for marine customers this week, featuring an overall flatter design and a much higher wind resistance, as can be seen on the company’s website (via @Sawyer Merritt). The […]

2023 Nissan Ariya EV Pricing Starts at $43,190

A new electric vehicle (EV) crossover is set to hit markets in the late fall, featuring up to 304 miles (489 km) of range and coming from Nissan. Nissan is set to release the Ariya electric crossover at a starting price of $43,190 in the U.S., as announced on Wednesday. The EV crossover is set […]

Elon Musk Calls SEC Oversight ‘Government-Imposed Muzzle’

Tesla’s Elon Musk is preparing to head to trial with Twitter next month, though another court battle shows the billionaire entrepreneur calling out a federal agency for allegedly stifling his free speech in a separate case. Musk’s lawyers are claiming that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed a “muzzle” on the CEO’s speech […]

Tesla Rental Demand is ‘Very, Very Strong,’ Says Hertz CEO

Tesla’s electric vehicles (EVs) are rented frequently at Hertz locations, according to the company, which says it has similar amounts of corporate and legal customers going electric. Demand for Teslas at Hertz rental locations has remained “very, very solid,” according to the companies head in a statement to Yahoo Finance this week. “Demand has been […]

Tesla Launches 2021+ Model S Glass Roof Sunshade

Tesla has launched a sunshade for the Model S refresh (2021+) in its online shop, priced at $120 USD. “Constructed from lightweight mesh fabric with a collapsible rigid frame, the Model S Glass Roof Sunshade blocks 66 percent of luminous transmittance. Easily removable, the sunshade is installed onto the interior of the glass roof with […]

SpaceX Launches Flat Starlink Terminal for Maritime Customers

A new Starlink dish just dropped, this time featuring a wider range of weather capabilities for use in harsh marine conditions. SpaceX released a new Starlink dish for marine customers this week, featuring an overall flatter design and a much higher wind resistance, as can be seen on the company’s website (via @Sawyer Merritt). The […]

SpaceX Starlink Dishes with Volcano Mount Survives Hurricane Fiona in Canada

One Starlink subscriber impacted by Hurricane Fiona in Canada has reported that the service’s second-generation “Dishy” terminal successfully weathered the storm and came out unscathed (via Reddit). Starlink is a high-speed satellite broadband service from SpaceX. Customers set up their Starlink terminals in clear view of the sky, and these terminals then communicate with satellites […]

NASA Details SpaceX Crew-5 Launch to Space Station on October 3

NASA and SpaceX have scheduled their Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday, October 3. Our next @Commercial_Crew launch to the @Space_Station is scheduled to lift off from @NASA_Kennedy no earlier than Monday, Oct. 3. Get the details […]

SpaceX Starlink Now Connecting Schools in the Amazon Rainforest

SpaceX’s Starlink internet service is now serving schools located in the Amazon Rainforest, connecting institutes located in the region of the Amazon that falls under Brazil to the rest of the world via satellite. Company CEO Elon Musk highlighted the accomplishment on Thursday when he shared a tweet from Brazilian Minister of Communications Fábio Faria […]

SpaceX is ‘Activating Starlink’ Internet in Iran, Says Elon Musk

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Friday the White House “took action today to advance Internet freedom and the free flow of information for the Iranian people, issuing a General License to provide them greater access to digital communications to counter the Iranian government’s censorship.” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk replied just now, “activating Starlink…” […]

TESBROS Model Y Door Kicker Panels PPF Review

TESBROS offers a variety of accessories for Tesla vehicles, allowing you to customize, protect and maintain your electric vehicle investment. With paint protection films being very popular as a simple and easy way to protect your Tesla, TESBROS sent us their Model Y Door Kicker Panels PPF kit to try out. TESBROS is based out […]

Tesla Accessories Black Friday/CyberMonday 2021 Deals

Thanksgiving weekend is just around the corner and that means Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping frenzies are about to hit us full steam. Below is a roundup of some Tesla Black Friday 2021 deals on accessories and more. The Tesla Model S, Model 3, Model X and Model Y fans in your life will […]

Tesmanian Coupon Code August 2021: Save 10% Off Site-Wide

American Tesla accessories store Tesmanian continues to release new products and hold sales on existing inventory for Model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y. If you’re looking to save 10% off Tesmanian accessories then use coupon code TESLANORTH10 at check out. Combine our coupon with the following sales and you can save even more […]

How to Get Tesla Online Store Stock Alerts

If you’re following Tesla North on Twitter (@RealTeslaNorth), you may have noticed lately we’ve been sharing updates about online stock updates for various items from the Tesla online store. We’re proud to offer this new valuable alert service for our faithful readers. We will notify you when an item is back in stock in the […]

TESBROS Coupon Code: Save 10% Off New Model 3/Y PPF Kits

Tesla accessories maker TESBROS announced on Monday newly launched products, specifically paint protection film (PPF) kits for Model 3, Model Y and for pre-2021 Model S and Model X. Right now TESBROS has a sale on its PPF kits, but you can save an extra 10% off with coupon code TESLANORTH at checkout. Here’s what’s […]

Rivian Partners with Mercedes on Electric Van Production

Rivian and Mercedes-Benz signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a strategic partnership to produce electric vans, as detailed in a press release shared on Thursday. The joint venture will produce custom electric vans for both brands, with both automakers seeking leverage on shared investments and costs. Rivian and Mercedes are also looking to increase operational […]

Rivian Q2 Delivers 4,700 EVs and Sees $1.7 Billion Net Loss

Rivian announced its Q2 2022 earnings on Thursday, delivering 4,467 electric vehicles and producing 4,401 for the quarter. The company saw $364 million in revenue, above Wall Street estimates, but posted a $1.7 billion net loss. Compared to the year-ago quarter, Rivian lost $580 million. The company attributed the increase due to higher operating losses. […]

Rivian Software Update 2022.27.02 Release Notes

As Rivian’s R1S and R1T units were delivered to their first customers over the past several months, the automaker has used over-the-air (OTA) updates like Tesla to improve its electric vehicles (EVs) continually. Rivian has begun rolling out its software update version 2022.27.02 on Thursday, as detailed on the automaker’s website. The Rivian software update […]

Ford Creates New Company in China to Sell More Electric Vehicles

Since Ford’s first electric vehicle launched in China last year, the automaker has sold far fewer electric vehicle (EV) units than some of its fellow automakers, though it’s hoping to change that with a new company and testing entity. Ford established a new company in China called Ford Electric Mach Technologies (FMeT), as detailed in […]

Ford Tells Dealers They Must Set No-Haggle Pricing to Sell EVs

Ford says its dealers must invest $1.2 million and follow tight restrictions on sales if they hope to sell EVs past 2023, as reported by Automotive News. Dealerships have until October 31 to opt into either of two new certification tiers, both requiring varied investment levels for both staff training and EV chargers. The move […]

Ford BlueCruise Adds Hands-Free Lane Changing, Other Features

Ford BlueCruise is adding hands-free lane changing to the Mustang Mach-E and starting this fall, according to a press release shared on Thursday. In addition to Lane Change Assist, the software’s 1.2 update is adding Predictive Speed Assist to account for upcoming curves and slowdowns, and In-Lane Repositioning for managing larger vehicles in surrounding lanes. […]

GM Stops Taking Hummer EV Reservations as Numbers Pass 90,000

After GMC surpassed 90,000 reservations for the electric Hummer last week, the automaker plans to officially close pre-orders for the 2023 model year vehicle. GM is set to close reservations for the Hummer EV pickup and SUV, following over 90,000 preorders, as reported by CNBC. The automaker will keep them closed for now to help […]

Hertz to Buy Up to 175,000 GM Electric Vehicles–Through 2027

Hertz and General Motors announced a partnership on Tuesday that will see up to 175,000 electric vehicles purchased from the latter. The agreement will see up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop EVs purchased through 2027, offering a wide array of choices for customers. According to Hertz, it estimates the new EV fleet should […]

2023 GMC Hummer EV Reservations Surpass 90,000, Says Company

Since GMC’s Hummer EV reviews started hitting the internet in the spring, the automaker has garnered an impressive amount of reservations, and the company’s head says most customers are completing their sales, too. GMC has surpassed 90,000 reservations for the GMC Hummer EV, according to Marketing Director Rich Latek who shared the figure at the […]

2024 Chevy Equinox EV Pricing to Start at $30,000

General Motors (GM) shared a press release on Thursday detailing the 2024 Equinox EV’s two different design personalities and several different trim options. The Equinox will come in either LT or RS personalities, with trim options including 1LT, 2LT, 3LT, 2RS and 3RS. The base-level 1LT trim option comes with either front-wheel drive (FWD) in […]

GM’s Cruise Recalls Robotaxis After Crash, Updates Self-Driving Software

According to filings that were recently made public, General Motors Co.’s all-electric robotaxi subsidiary, Cruise, recalled and updated the software in 80 self-driving cars after a June crash in San Francisco — reports CNBC. The crash in question occurred on June 3. It involved a Cruise vehicle braking harshly while attempting an unprotected left turn as […]
GM Doubling Super Cruise network

GM to Double the Super Cruise Network in U.S. and Canada

General Motors (GM) is increasing where drivers in North America can use the automaker’s hands-free driving assistance system Super Cruise, creating twice as many highways on which the feature can be used. GM will double its Super Cruise map where the hands-free system can operate, covering around 400,000 miles of the U.S. and Canada, announced […]