Tesla Launches Promised Model Y RWD Range Boost Upgrade

Tesla has introduced an ‘Energy Boost’ upgrade for recent Model Y RWD owners in the United States, aimed at increasing the vehicle’s range. This new feature is available in two options: a $1,000 upgrade that adds up to 30 miles of range, and a $1,600 upgrade that provides up to 50 miles of additional range. […]

Tesla Brings Quicksilver Paint to Model Y in Canada and More

Tesla has launched the Quicksilver paint option for the Model Y in Canada. Priced at $2,600 CAD, Quicksilver for the Model Y comes from vehicles produced at Giga Shanghai. Tesla added Quicksilver to the Model Y for the U.S. back in May. Quicksilver is the same price as Ultra Red in Canada. Back in April, […]

Tesla Launches Model 3 Long Range RWD: $34,990 After Tax Credit

Tesla has announced the availability of the Model 3 Long Range RWD in the United States and Puerto Rico. Priced at $34,990 after a $7,500 federal tax credit, this new variant offers a maximum range of 363 miles (EPA estimated with 18″ Photon wheels), a 0-60 mph acceleration in 4.9 seconds, and a top speed […]

Tesla Cybertruck: Best-Selling U.S. Car Over $100k in June

The average price for a new electric vehicle (EV) in June reached $56,371, reflecting a 0.9% increase from May, according to Cox Automotive data (via @Tslachan). Despite this rise, June’s EV prices were 2.5% lower compared to the same month in 2023. Since the spring, new EV prices have trended upwards, following a low of […]

Starlink Mini Launches in the U.S. from $50/month

Starlink has launched its new Mini Roam service in the United States, offering portable, high-speed internet for travelers, RVers, and remote workers. Starting at $50 per month, Mini Roam provides 50GB of mobile data, making it ideal for weekend travelers, backup internet, and in-motion use. Key Features of Starlink Mini Roam: Compact and Portable: Starlink […]

Tesla Said to Delay Robotaxi Unveil by 2 Months: Report

Tesla’s Robotaxi unveiling is scheduled for August 8, but today Bloomberg reports it will be delayed by two months, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter. Bloomberg’s sources say the Robotaxi event will be delayed to October, a move said to allow teams more time to build extra prototypes. The news has sent Tesla’s shares […]

Electrify America Limits Max Charging to Reduce Wait Times at Select Stations

Electrify America has initiated a pilot program to alleviate congestion at select charging stations by enforcing a max charging limit. This initiative aims to reduce wait times and increase throughput across its network, ensuring a better charging experience for all users it says. Under this program, charging sessions at designated locations will automatically end once […]

Clay Lacy Aviation Says First Starlink Installations Complete

Clay Lacy Aviation has advanced its maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities by completing its first five SpaceX Starlink internet installations. The installations, carried out by expert technicians at Clay Lacy’s Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) and Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) FAA Part 145 Repair Stations, were performed on three Gulfstream G550s, a G650ER, and a Bombardier […]

Starlink Mini Launches in the U.S. from $50/month

Starlink has launched its new Mini Roam service in the United States, offering portable, high-speed internet for travelers, RVers, and remote workers. Starting at $50 per month, Mini Roam provides 50GB of mobile data, making it ideal for weekend travelers, backup internet, and in-motion use. Key Features of Starlink Mini Roam: Compact and Portable: Starlink […]

Clay Lacy Aviation Says First Starlink Installations Complete

Clay Lacy Aviation has advanced its maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities by completing its first five SpaceX Starlink internet installations. The installations, carried out by expert technicians at Clay Lacy’s Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) and Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) FAA Part 145 Repair Stations, were performed on three Gulfstream G550s, a G650ER, and a Bombardier […]

NASA Chooses SpaceX to Develop U.S. Deorbit Vehicle for ISS

As NASA transitions to commercially owned space destinations, it is crucial to prepare for the safe and responsible deorbit of the International Space Station (ISS) after the end of its operational life in 2030. NASA has announced that SpaceX has been selected to develop and deliver the U.S. Deorbit Vehicle, which will safely deorbit the […]

SpaceX Starship Not a Game-Changer or Competitor: ESA Chief

The maiden flight of Europe’s new Ariane 6 heavy-lift launcher is expected on July 9, marking a significant milestone after four years of delays. Meanwhile, Europe has had to rely on U.S. competitor SpaceX for launching its scientific and Galileo satellites due to a lack of domestic launchers. Toni Tolker-Nielsen, ESA director of space transportation, […]

Here is SpaceX Starlink Mini Unboxing

Pictures of the new SpaceX Starlink Mini, shared by @SlingerRyan with @SawyerMerritt on Monday, reveal a lightweight device weighing 2.43 lbs, making it lighter than the 2024 MacBook Air, which weighs 2.7 lbs. The Starlink Mini features a kickstand, a pipe adapter, an integrated WiFi router with lower power consumption, and maximum download speeds exceeding […]

SpaceX Launches Starlink Mini that Fits in a Backpack

SpaceX recently launched a smaller version of its Starlink antennas, marketed as a portable option for satellite internet users. The “Starlink Mini,” as detailed in a customer email obtained by CNBC, is a lightweight, backpack-friendly device designed to provide high-speed, low-latency internet access on the move. A limited early access release offers the Starlink Mini […]

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 Q2 Deliveries Surpass Wall Street Expectations

Rivian’s stock increased on Tuesday after the electric vehicle manufacturer reported quarterly delivery figures that significantly surpassed forecasts. The California-based company announced it delivered 13,790 vehicles in the second quarter, representing a 9.1% increase from the same period last year. This total exceeded the FactSet consensus estimate of 12,000 EVs by a margin of 14.9%, […]

Rivian Secures Up to $5 Billion Investment from Volkswagen

Rivian Automotive and Volkswagen Group have announced plans to form a joint venture to develop next-generation software-defined vehicle (SDV) platforms. The partnership aims to enhance the software technology in both companies’ future electric vehicles. Volkswagen will make an initial investment of $1 billion in Rivian, with up to $4 billion in additional funding, bringing the […]

Rivian Launches Second-Gen R1S and R1T

Rivian has unveiled the second generation of its flagship vehicles, the R1S SUV and R1T pickup. These new models feature advanced performance capabilities, an evolved tech platform, and updated designs, with prices starting at $69,900 USD. The latest versions of the R1S and R1T have undergone significant reengineering, incorporating hundreds of hardware improvements, performance upgrades, […]

Rivian Beats Q1 Delivery Expectations, Hits 100,000 Car Milestone

Rivian has achieved a significant milestone, producing 100,000 cars, as it surpassed Q1 delivery expectations despite concerns over the electric vehicle (EV) sector’s growth. The company delivered 13,588 vehicles in the first quarter ended March 31, outperforming the forecast of 12,415 units by 16 analysts from Visible Alpha. This growth was driven by strong demand […]

Rivian Tesla Supercharger Access Goes Live

Rivian owners can now access select Tesla Superchargers in the U.S. and Canada, expanding the availability of charging for owners of the former’s electric vehicles. Tesla announced on Monday, “Select Superchargers now available for Rivian owners,” directing owners to “Download the Tesla App to charge,” by clicking here. At the end of February, Tesla shared […]

Rivian R2 Reservations Surpass 68,000 in Less than 24 Hours

Yesterday, Rivian unveiled the next electric line up in its pipeline, the new R2, alongside the R3 and R3X. In less than 24 hours, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe said on Friday that over 68,000 R2 reservations have taken place. Customers are able to reserve by placing a refundable $100 US ($150 CAD) deposit. “Overwhelmed by […]

Ford Q1 Sees Massive $1.3 Billion Loss on Electric Vehicles

Ford’s electric vehicle (EV) division, Model e, experienced significant financial setbacks in the first quarter of 2023, recording a staggering loss of $1.3 billion. This equates to an alarming $132,000 loss for each of the 10,000 vehicles sold during this period, marking a notable decline in performance from the previous year, where sales were 20% […]

Ford Recalls Some F-150 Lightning Trucks Over Fire Risk

Ford is conducting a safety recall for certain 2023 F-150 Lightning vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed. This recall, identified by NHTSA Campaign Number 24V-144, addresses a potentially dangerous issue where the fasteners securing the junction box bus bars inside the high-voltage battery pack may not be adequately tightened. This defect could […]

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 […]

GM Lowers 2024 EV Production Targets Amid Slower U.S. Adoption

General Motors (GM) is reducing its forecasted sales and production of all-electric vehicles (EVs) for this year, citing slower-than-anticipated U.S. adoption of EVs. GM Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson announced the company now anticipates producing 200,000 to 250,000 EVs in 2024, down from the previously stated range of 200,000 to 300,000. Despite this adjustment, Jacobson […]

Tesla Layoffs Delay Supercharger Access for Polestar, GM

Tesla’s recent decision to lay off its entire Supercharger team has led to delays in the timeline for connecting more non-Tesla brands to its charging network. Initially, Tesla’s website stated that Volvo, GM, and Polestar drivers would gain access to 15,000 eligible stations by spring 2024. However, Polestar has indicated that the timeline has shifted. […]

GM Seeks to Recruit Tesla’s Former Interns Amid Layoffs

General Motors is actively seeking to recruit software interns impacted by Tesla’s recent downsizing. Laura del Amo, a talent sourcing strategist for GM, made a public appeal on LinkedIn targeting software students affected by Tesla’s decision to terminate its summer internship program. This move comes as Tesla recently announced a reduction of more than 10% […]

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 […]