Rivian Tesla Supercharger Access is Coming in March

Tesla announced yesterday Ford was the first company to access Tesla Superchargers, with more to come. After the announcement by Ford, which is giving out free adapters for owners of its Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning, Rivian explained its timeline for joining the Tesla Supercharger network. “Supercharger access is coming to Rivian – that’s 15,000 […]

Tesla Launches Spring Incentives in China for Model 3/Y

Tesla has announced a series of limited-time incentives on Weibo for customers purchasing Model 3 and Model Y vehicles before the end of March from existing inventory, with potential savings of up to ¥34,600 ($4,807 USD). The promotions include an insurance subsidy for the rear-wheel-drive versions of Model 3 and Model Y, offering benefits worth […]

Last Chance: Save $1,000 off the Tesla Model Y

Earlier this month, Tesla introduced a temporary special discount on the Model Y in the U.S., available until the end of February. With today’s Leap Day being the last day of February, that also means the final day to save $1,000 off your Model Y. Tesla’s website explicitly states, “New Model Y RWD and Long […]

Tesla Supercharger Access for Rivian, GM, Volvo, Polestar Coming in Spring

Tesla has unveiled a new website dedicated to the North American Charging Standard (NACS), marking a significant step in its mission to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The site provides comprehensive information on NACS, showcasing its adoption by Tesla and its availability to other automakers. As of today, Ford EVs are compatible with the […]

Ford Kicks Off Tesla Supercharger Access for its Electric Vehicles

Ford CEO Jim Farley announced today that Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning owners in the US and Canada can now access Tesla Superchargers (V3 and V4). Starting today, eligible owners and lessees can reserve a complimentary Fast Charging Adapter through Ford’s dedicated website, enabling them to use over 15,300 upgraded Tesla Superchargers across North America. […]

SpaceX Offers 50% Off Starlink Plan in New Zealand

SpaceX is now offering a new, more affordable option for its Starlink satellite internet service to customers in New Zealand, slashing the monthly rate by 50% for users willing to accept slower internet speeds. A Reddit user first noticed the “Deprioritized plan” on the Starlink website during the sign-up process. This plan is available for […]

Tesla Roadster Update: 0-60mph in Less than 1 Second and More: Musk

In a series of tweets posted late on February 27, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled ambitious plans for the company’s upcoming Roadster, suggesting a collaboration with SpaceX to create a vehicle unlike any before. Musk stated, “Tonight, we radically increased the design goals for the new Tesla Roadster. There will never be another car like […]

Apple’s Electric Car Project is Dead in the Water

Apple has officially abandoned its decade-long initiative to develop an electric car, a project that stood as one of its most ambitious undertakings, sources close to the matter revealed to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. The announcement, made internally on Tuesday, took by surprise the nearly 2,000 employees dedicated to the project. The disclosure was communicated by […]

SpaceX Offers 50% Off Starlink Plan in New Zealand

SpaceX is now offering a new, more affordable option for its Starlink satellite internet service to customers in New Zealand, slashing the monthly rate by 50% for users willing to accept slower internet speeds. A Reddit user first noticed the “Deprioritized plan” on the Starlink website during the sign-up process. This plan is available for […]

FAA Ends SpaceX Probe, Next Starship Launch Awaits License

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Monday the conclusion of its joint investigation with SpaceX into the company’s second Starship flight, which ended in the intentional destruction of the rocket. The investigation, led by SpaceX under FAA supervision, followed the November 18 prototype launch that experienced a critical issue after reaching space. SpaceX has […]

SpaceX Completes Starlink Direct to Cell Test, Posting on X

SpaceX has made a groundbreaking announcement, marking a significant milestone in its Starlink satellite internet technology. On Sunday, February 25, 2024, the company revealed that it successfully posted on X (formerly Twitter) from a smartphone directly to one of its Direct to Cell satellites, a first of its kind achievement. The post, which included a […]

SpaceX Asks FAA for Increased Starship Launches in 2024

SpaceX is gearing up for its first Starship launch of 2024 from the Starbase facility in South Texas, potentially within the next three weeks. Elon Musk’s company is in discussions with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to expedite the launch-licensing process in hopes of increasing its flight cadence. Kelvin Coleman, the FAA’s Administrator for Commercial […]

SpaceX Wants Lower-Orbit Starlinks to Boost Speeds

SpaceX has submitted a request to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow some of its second-generation Starlink satellites to orbit closer to Earth, aiming to enhance internet speeds and service quality. The proposal, detailed in a recent FCC filing (via PC Mag), suggests positioning these satellites at altitudes between 340 and 360 kilometers, approximately […]

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Celebrates its 300th Successful Mission

On February 20, 2024, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket achieved its 300th successful mission, launching the Telkomsat Merah Putih 2 satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit. The launch occurred at 3:11 p.m. ET from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. This mission utilized a veteran first stage booster for its 17th […]

Tesloid Black Friday Sale Offers 25% Off Store-Wide

Tesloid, which makes accessories for Tesla vehicles, has launched its Black Friday sale, offering an enticing 25% off discount site-wide. Customers can jump on this discount by using the coupon code TS25 at checkout. Additionally, Tesloid is providing exclusive deals on winter tires. On Tesloid.ca, customers can use the coupon code TIRE150 to receive a […]

Tesla Model Y Cargo Mats from Tesloid: Save 10% Off

The first thing after placing your order for a new Model Y is to buy some mats to protect your new baby, ahead of your delivery date. Tesloid has a range of custom-designed mat sets for the Tesla Model Y. These mats are tailored to fit different model variants, offering both style and enhanced protection […]

Tesla Winter Tire Packages for Model 3/Y from Tesloid

Online retailer Tesloid has specialized winter tire packages for Tesla Model 3 and Model Y vehicles to improve safety and performance during winter. For the Model Y, the package is priced at $3,149.99 CAD or $2,349.99 USD. It includes four Michelin X-Ice Snow Tires on 19-inch Gemini OEM rims and includes four Tire Pressure Monitoring […]

Tesla Model 3, Model Y Winter Tire Packages: What to Buy?

Tesloid is offering specialized winter tire packages for Tesla Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, aimed at enhancing driving safety and performance in winter conditions. For Tesla Model Y owners, the package is priced at $3,149.99 CAD or $2,349.99 USD. It includes four Michelin X-Ice Snow Tires mounted on 19-inch Gemini OEM rims, along with […]

Elon Musk Biography by Walter Isaacson Now 30% Off on Amazon

A biography of Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, penned by renowned author Walter Isaacson, is currently on sale for 30% off its list price on Amazon. Originally priced at $35.00 USD, the hardcover edition is now available for $24.48, allowing buyers to save $10.52. The biography, released on September 12, 2023, has garnered a […]

Tesla Model 3/Y Floor Mats from Tesloid: Save 10% Off

Tesla accessory maker Tesloid has line of tailor-made floor mats that are as hardworking as they are stylish, and they’re available for both Model 3 and Model Y owners. Tesloid’s 3D Extreme Performance Floor Mats are all-weather protectors that offer precision fit, high durability, and sleek design elements, allowing owners to combine form and function […]

Tesla Model 3/Y Frunk Luggage Bags: Save 10% Off Tesloid

Model 3 Frunk Luggage from Tesloid Designed with travelers in mind, the Model 3 and Model Y Frunk Luggage Bags Sets from Tesloid are crafted to optimize and elevate your travel experience. Whether you’re setting off on a spontaneous road trip or catching a flight for the weekend, these bags promise unmatched convenience. Key Features: […]

Tesla Model 3/Y Seat Covers from Tesloid: Save 10% Off

If you want to customize your Tesla Model 3 or Model Y seats, check out some seat covers from Tesloid, available in white or red for each vehicle and priced at $249.99 USD. Here are the highlights of these Tesla Model 3 and Model Y seat covers from Tesloid: Fitment: The seat covers are designed […]

Rivian Tesla Supercharger Access is Coming in March

Tesla announced yesterday Ford was the first company to access Tesla Superchargers, with more to come. After the announcement by Ford, which is giving out free adapters for owners of its Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning, Rivian explained its timeline for joining the Tesla Supercharger network. “Supercharger access is coming to Rivian – that’s 15,000 […]

Rivian Announces 10% Workforce Cut Amid Lower Production Forecast

Rivian disclosed a reduction of its workforce by 10% and projected an annual electric vehicle (EV) production number that fell significantly short of expectations. The lowered forecast is attributed to necessary factory upgrades and a deceleration in EV demand influenced by rising interest rates. Post-market trading saw Rivian shares decline by approximately 17% following the […]

Rivian Hires Key Apple Executive in Strategic Move

Rivian has made a significant recruitment coup by hiring DJ Novotney, a distinguished Apple veteran. Novotney, who played a pivotal role in developing Apple’s home devices and the initial efforts for an electric vehicle, will join Rivian as the Senior Vice President of Vehicle Programs. This move highlights another major departure from Apple, who recently […]

Rivian Looks to Debut Video Streaming, Gaming, WiFi Hotspot and More

Rivian is apparently set to roll out a range of new subscription-based services for its fleet, including the R1S and RCV models. This update was shared by Reddit user u/ddd1330 on Wednesday, who is involved in acquiring multiple vehicles from Rivian for their company. According to the information provided, these additional services will require a […]

Rivian Shares Dip on Declining Q4 Delivery Numbers

Rivian experienced a nearly 10% drop in its share value in early trading on Tuesday, following a report of increased vehicle production but a decline in deliveries for the fourth quarter. The electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer delivered 13,972 vehicles from October through December, marking a 10.2% decrease from the third quarter of 2023. However, these […]

Rivian Partners with AT&T for EV Pilot, Enhances Fleet Sustainability

AT&T and Rivian have entered into an agreement, marking a significant step in AT&T’s sustainability efforts. Under this partnership, AT&T will integrate Rivian electric vehicles (EVs) into its commercial fleet starting in early 2024. This pilot program is part of AT&T’s broader initiative to improve safety, reduce operational costs, and diminish its carbon footprint. The […]

Ford Kicks Off Tesla Supercharger Access for its Electric Vehicles

Ford CEO Jim Farley announced today that Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning owners in the US and Canada can now access Tesla Superchargers (V3 and V4). Starting today, eligible owners and lessees can reserve a complimentary Fast Charging Adapter through Ford’s dedicated website, enabling them to use over 15,300 upgraded Tesla Superchargers across North America. […]

Ford Cuts Mustang Mach-E Prices, Offers 0% Financing

Ford announced significant price reductions for its 2023 Mustang Mach-E electric SUV on Tuesday, aiming to enhance its competitiveness against Tesla and attract budget-conscious consumers. The price cuts range from $3,100 to $8,100 USD across different models, effective immediately, as per the pricing chart shared with Ford’s dealer network. To further entice buyers, Ford Credit […]

Ford CEO: Forget Tesla and FSD, Our Pro Fleet is the Future

In a bold statement to Wall Street, Ford CEO Jim Farley emphasized the potential of Ford’s “Pro” fleet business as the future of the automotive industry, urging investors to shift their focus away from Tesla and its Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology. Speaking at a Wolfe Research conference, Farley highlighted the significant growth of Ford Pro, […]

Ford Starts Giving Free Adapter for Tesla Superchargers

Ford’s CEO, Jim Farley, announced today on X that owners of the Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning in the United States and Canada will soon be able to reserve a complimentary Fast Charging Adapter. This move comes as part of Ford’s initiative to grant its electric vehicle (EV) customers access to Tesla Superchargers, enhancing the […]

Ford Cuts Workforce for F-150 Lightning Amid Sluggish Demand

Ford is aligning the production of its F-150 Lightning electric truck with current customer demand, while also maintaining the capacity to scale up production of its gasoline-powered and hybrid F-150 trucks as needed, said the company on Friday. In 2023, Ford said it was America’s second-best-selling electric vehicle brand (far behind leader Tesla), with the […]

Ford Hits Record Q4 EV Sales in 2023, No. 2 Brand in U.S.

Ford Motor Company has reported a remarkable year in 2023, not only maintaining its leadership in traditional gas vehicle lines but also achieving new records in electric and hybrid vehicle sales. In the electric vehicle (EV) segment, Ford reached new heights. The company sold 25,937 EVs in the fourth quarter, a 24 percent increase over […]

GM Sues San Francisco Over $108M Tax on Self-Driving Unit

General Motors has initiated legal action against the city of San Francisco, contesting a $108 million tax levy imposed over a span of seven years. The automotive giant claims the city unjustly linked the tax to a portion of its global revenue due to the presence of its Cruise self-driving unit, despite GM’s minimal operational […]

GM’s Cruise Cuts 900 Jobs from Self-Driving Unit, 24% Gone

Cruise, General Motors’ troubled self-driving car subsidiary, announced it is laying off approximately 900 employees, equating to 24% of its workforce. This decision is part of the company’s strategy to reduce costs and restructure operations following an incident on October 2, which involved a pedestrian being struck and dragged by one of its autonomous vehicles. […]

Cruise’s Co-Founder and CEO Has Resigned

Kyle Vogt, the co-founder of Cruise who led the company from a startup to its acquisition by General Motors (GM), has resigned from his CEO position. This development was revealed in an email Vogt sent to employees, as reported by TechCrunch, which obtained a copy of the email. Following Vogt’s departure, GM Chair and CEO […]

Cruise Continued Robotaxis Despite Child Detection Issues: Report

Cruise, a subsidiary of General Motors, has come under scrutiny for the safety of its autonomous vehicles (AVs), particularly regarding their ability to detect and appropriately respond to children. Internal documents obtained by The Intercept have revealed that Cruise’s driverless cars have struggled to recognize children, posing a risk of collision in certain scenarios. The […]

GM and Honda Pull the Plug on Budget EV Collaboration

General Motors (GM) and Honda Motor have terminated their plans to collaboratively develop affordable electric vehicles (EVs), citing slower-than-anticipated demand and shifting market conditions. The decision comes approximately 18 months after the initial announcement of the partnership. The collaboration aimed to leverage GM’s next-generation Ultium battery technology to manufacture millions of sub-$30,000 EVs for global […]

2022-2023 Chevy Bolt Charging Cords Recalled in Canada

Transport Canada has issued a recall notice, numbered 2023-486, for 1,241 SUVs in the country, specifically affecting the Chevrolet Bolt EUV models from the years 2022 and 2023. The recall was initiated by General Motors on August 31, 2023, and last updated on September 13, 2023. The issue centers around the portable charging cord that […]

GM Recalls 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ for Pedestrian Alert Software Issue

General Motors (GM) has issued a safety recall for its 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ vehicles, affecting an estimated 62 units. The recall was initiated on October 12, 2023, under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Recall No. 23V-682. The company has identified a defect in the Body Control Module (BCM) software calibration that compromises pedestrian […]

Honda, GM and Cruise to Launch Robotaxis in Japan

General Motors, Honda and Cruise announced today that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint venture for a driverless ridehail service in Japan. Pending regulatory approvals, the new company is expected to be established in the first half of 2024 and aims to begin operations in central Tokyo in early […]