Stories by Alex Diaz

Tesla Lowers Supercharging Subscription Pricing in Europe

In a move set to benefit non-Tesla electric vehicle (EV) owners, Tesla has announced a substantial decrease in the cost of its Supercharging subscription service. The revised pricing now offers a 23% reduction, bringing the monthly fee down to €9.99. This price adjustment not only makes it more affordable for non-Tesla EV drivers to access […]

Tesla Cybertruck Spring Update: Home Power Sharing and More

After Tesla just teased a Spring Update for its Model S/X and Model 3/Y, the company has shared what’s coming soon for the Cybertruck. Tesla’s latest Spring Update for Cybertruck will enhance both its utility and customization options. One of the biggest updates incoming is Home Power Sharing, allowing Cybertruck to power your home. Key […]

SpaceX Launches Refurb Starlink Kits V4 in the US at 33% Off

SpaceX has rolled out refurbished Starlink V4 Kits at a discounted rate in the United States, offering a cost-effective option for consumers interested in accessing high-speed, low-latency internet. Priced at $399 US, these kits represent a 33% saving compared to new units, making satellite internet more accessible to a broader audience (via PCMag). The refurbished […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Record: 20th Flight and Landing by a Single Booster

SpaceX has achieved a significant milestone in spaceflight sustainability and reusability by completing the 20th launch and landing of a single Falcon 9 first stage booster. This historic event occurred on Friday, April 12, at 9:40 p.m. ET, when the Falcon 9 rocket successfully deployed 23 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex […]

Anaheim Police Launches Tesla Model Y Patrol Car Pilot

Image via r/roketman117 In response to a significant shortfall in patrol vehicles, compounded by national supply chain issues, aging fleets, and delayed delivery of new cars, the Anaheim Police Department (APD) has embarked on a pilot program testing the Tesla Model Y as a potential patrol vehicle. The APD’s vehicle shortage prompted the department to […]

Tesla Cuts FSD Subscription Pricing to $99; Referral Reward Drops 40%

Tesla has just cut Full Self-Driving (FSD) subscription pricing to $99 USD, which is a 50% drop compared to its previous $199 pricing. If you go into the Tesla app under Upgrades, the Subscribe tab is showing Full Self-Driving Capability at $99, as shown by @BLKMDL3. FSD subscription is now officially $99/month!@elonmusk @Tesla — […]

Tesla 2024.3.15: FSD 12.3.4 for New Model 3, Legacy Model S/X

Tesla has started rolling out the newest version of Full Self-Driving (FSD) for its reengineered 2024 Model 3, plus legacy Model S and Model X owners. This FSD (Supervised) update is part of the 2024.3.15 software update rolling out. Many owners confirmed the expanded release of FSD (Supervised), such as @Scarantino, who said, “Reengineered Model […]

BMW EV Sales Increase 41% Year-Over-Year in Q1

In the first quarter of the year, BMW’s sales of fully electric vehicles significantly increased compared to the year-ago quarter. BMW reported a 41% increase in the delivery of battery-powered models, including the i4, iX1, and i7, in the three months leading to March, against the backdrop of a 28% rise in the group’s overall […]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to Meet Prime Minister Modi in India

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is scheduled to visit New Delhi, India, in the week of April 22 for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The agenda for the high-profile meeting includes discussions on potential investments and the possibility of setting up a Tesla manufacturing facility in India. This initiative is part of Tesla’s strategy […]

Tesla Settles Lawsuit Over Fatal Autopilot Crash in 2018

Tesla has reached a settlement in a lawsuit stemming from a 2018 crash that resulted in the death of Apple engineer Walter Huang. The incident, involving Huang’s Tesla Model X operating on Autopilot, collided with a highway barrier. The lawsuit was set for trial this week in California Superior Court, potentially spotlighting Tesla’s Autopilot and […]

Lucid Q1 2024 Sees 1,967 Deliveries, 40% Increase YoY

Lucid has revealed its production and delivery figures for the first quarter ended March 31, 2024. The company announced it produced 1,728 vehicles and achieved deliveries of 1,967 vehicles during the quarter. This deliveries number beats Wall Street estimates and is far lower than the 2021 SPAC presentation where it said it was forecasted to […]

Tesla Plans World’s Largest Supercharger in Florida with 200 Stalls

Tesla is set to build yet another massive Supercharger site, this time setting a new record for the world’s largest. That’s according to a discovery by Supercharger sleuth MarcoRP (@MarcoRPi) on Saturday. He says Tesla is set to construct the largest Supercharger site globally in Yeehaw Junction, Florida. Tesla has submitted plans for a “Mega […]

Tesla Mobile Gallery Tour in NYC: Model Y Towed by Cybertruck

Tesla has launched an innovative advertising venture in New York City with the launch of its Mobile Gallery, uniquely towed by a Cybertruck. The exhibition features a Model Y enclosed in a transparent display, proclaiming “the best-selling car in the world is made in America.” The Model Y was the world’s best-selling car globally last […]

Tesla Milestone: 1 Billion+ Miles Driven on FSD

Tesla announced it has reached a major milestone with its Autopilot add-on, Full Self-Driving (FSD), as the company’s customer fleet has driven over 1 billion miles (1.6 billion kilometres). As you can see from the chart shared by Tesla today, FSD miles driven surged after the company gave out its free one-month trial of FSD […]

Tesla Robotaxi Unveil Coming August 8, Says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Friday the company will reveal its Robotaxi on August 8, 2024. Tesla Robotaxi unveil on 8/8 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 5, 2024 “Tesla Robotaxi unveil on 8/8,” said Musk, less than an hour ago. That’s 125 days from now. Musk added afterwards, “8/8 and year of the Dragon,” […]