Stories by Alex Diaz

Tesla Promo Offers 5,000 Miles Free Supercharging in March

Tesla has launched a promo where if you trade in a car and take delivery of a new Tesla in North America by March 31, 2024, you can get 5,000 miles of free Supercharging. The company’s North America account made the announcement on Saturday afternoon. It’s yet another incentive to get customers to upgrade to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2024 Tesla Model Y Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick+, Again

The 2024 Tesla Model Y has once again secured the prestigious Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), continuing its legacy of excellence in vehicle safety. The midsize luxury SUV has demonstrated outstanding performance across various safety tests, affirming its position as a leader in automotive safety. “We followed the […]

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 […]

BYD Positions Tesla as ‘Partner’ in Global EV Shift; Unveils Supercar

BYD Auto, which makes hybrid and battery electric vehicles, recently introduced a new supercar, the Yangwang U9 (what a name), priced over $230,000 USD. The car is aimed at competing with luxury brands like Ferrari and Lamborghini. This announcement underscores BYD’s market dominance and broad spectrum of offerings, ranging from the affordable Dolphin model, priced […]

Tesla Achieves 600,000 Powerwall Installations Milestone

Tesla has reached a significant milestone with the installation of its 600,000th Powerwall, marking a significant achievement in the company’s efforts to enhance home energy storage and reliability. The Powerwall, known for its ability to store energy and provide backup power for consumers, is a cornerstone of Tesla’s energy products, offering homeowners independence from the […]

Tesla Just Made Magic Dock Superchargers Easier to Use

Tesla has modified the method of accessing its Magic Dock Superchargers, moving away from app-based activation. According to Branden Flasch, as of February 15, users can now activate the charging process by pressing and holding the handle button for two seconds. This change hints at a broader strategy to introduce plug-and-charge functionality for vehicles not […]

Tesla Supports Cybertruck Snow Tracks Mod, Owner Impressed

Dave Sparks, a prominent figure in the automotive modification community, took to Instagram on Wednesday, February 21, to give fans a sneak peek of his latest project, the “CyberTrax.” Despite his initial plan to wait for a full YouTube video release, Sparks’s excitement led him to share an early glimpse. “I was trying to hold […]

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 […]

Tesla Seeks Help Opposing Disastrous Oklahoma Bills

In Oklahoma, a legislative challenge is underway with potential repercussions for Tesla’s operations in the state. Companion bills SB 2022 and HB 3104, currently under consideration by the State Legislature, threaten the future of Tesla galleries by proposing a ban on educational and informational activities about Tesla and its products. This move could adversely affect […]

Tesla Model Y Undercuts Toyota Prius on Price in Germany

Tesla’s Model Y is now priced lower than the Toyota Prius in Germany, excluding potential savings on fuel or maintenance. Tesla Europe & Middle East highlighted this development on X with a succinct message, “Just leaving this here” drawing attention to a comparison of the two vehicles’ pricing. A post from @WholeMarsBlog was quoted to […]

Neuralink Patient Can Control Computer Mouse with Mind, Says Musk

We’re beginning to see a glimpse of the future here with Neuralink, Elon Musk’s company that puts a chip inside a human’s brain. The first patient implanted with Neuralink’s device has successfully controlled a computer mouse through thought alone. Musk shared this significant achievement during a Spaces session on the social media platform X, stating, […]