Stories by Alex Diaz

Philippines Brings Starlink Internet to 15 Aurora Province Schools

The Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has successfully equipped fifteen remote schools in Aurora province with high-speed internet connectivity, leveraging SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet. Each school received a Starlink satellite dish, router, a one-year complimentary internet subscription, and a Wi-Fi extender. This major upgrade opens a new chapter for teachers and students in […]

Uber Eats Launches Waymo Autonomous Deliveries in Phoenix

Uber Eats, in collaboration with Google’s Waymo, has expanded its services in Phoenix to include deliveries made by autonomous vehicles. This innovative step, building on the success of their autonomous ride-sharing partnership in Phoenix, marks a significant milestone in the evolution of delivery services. Starting today, residents of Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler may see their […]

SpaceX Applies for Internet Permit for Starlink in Indonesia

SpaceX has formally submitted an application to the Indonesian government for an internet service provider (ISP) license for its satellite-based internet service, Starlink, according to Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications. This move signifies Starlink’s continuing push into the Southeast Asian market, following its service launch in Malaysia last year and a partnership agreement with a Philippine […]

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 […]

Tesla Scouts India for EV Plant Worth Up to $3 Billion: Report

Tesla looks to send a scouting team to India this month to explore locations for a potential electric car manufacturing plant, with investments estimated between $2 billion and $3 billion, revealed two individuals with direct knowledge of the company’s plans, according to the Financial Times. This move aligns with India’s recent policy adjustments aimed at […]

Tesla Model Y in Singapore Gets 3 New Colors

Tesla has debuted its newest colors for the Model Y in Singapore. The island nation state now gets Ultra Red, Quicksilver and Stealth Grey for the Model Y. Singapore has the RWD Model Y starting at $77,390 SGD, while the AWD Long Range is from $87,390 and Performance from $95,390. Pearl White Multi-Coat is the […]

Tesla Cybertruck Pet Liner Now Available for Purchase

Tesla has introduced a new accessory for Cybertruck owners, aimed at enhancing the travel experience for pets. Priced at $145 USD, the Cybertruck Pet Liner is now available for Cybertruck. Tesla has similar Pet Liners for its other vehicles and now it’s available for its electric truck (via @TeslaShopBot). The Pet Liner is designed to […]

Tesla Q1 2024: 433,000 Cars Produced, 387,000 Delivered 

Tesla announced its production and delivery figures for the first quarter of 2024, revealing that it produced over 433,000 vehicles and delivered approximately 387,000 units during the period. That’s a 20% decline quarter-over-quarter and a 9% drop year-over-year. The company also achieved a record deployment of 4,053 MWh of energy storage products in Q1, marking […]

Tesla FSD Free Trials Reach Canada, Subscriptions Start in April

Tesla has started giving out free 1-month Full Self-Driving (FSD) trials outside of the U.S., now reaching Canada for existing customers. Tesla North readers have shared with us an email received on Friday night, detailing a free FSD trial. This is on a reader that has owned a Model Y for less than a year […]

Tesla Full Self-Driving Free 1-Month Trials Begin, According to Email

Tesla is currently offering a free one-month trial of Full Self-Driving capability to new deliveries in the U.S. This is part of Tesla’s plan to promote FSD 12.3, which brings some great improvements over previous versions. According to an email received by @LamarMK today, Tesla says FSD trials begin now. “Your Full Self-Driving (Supervised) Trial […]

Tesla Delivers 200,000th Car in the United Kingdom

Tesla has reached a new milestone: 200,000 total cars delivered in the United Kingdom. The company made the announcement on Thursday morning, saying on X, “Delivered our 200,000th Tesla in the UK! Thank you to our owners, you’re ace.” For now, the Model 3 and Model Y are available in the UK, with vehicles coming […]

FCC Halts SpaceX Spectrum Bid, Demands Public Rulemaking Process

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has mandated SpaceX to undergo a formal rulemaking process if it wants more spectrum for Starlink. The decision comes after the FCC rejected SpaceX’s application to use the 1.6GHz and 2GHz radio spectrums due to a technicality, highlighting the need for public commentary before any decision can be reached. SpaceX’s […]

Tesla Seeks Engineer for 5G Integration in Cars, Optimus Robot

Tesla is actively pursuing the integration of 5G technology into its vehicles and the Optimus robot, as revealed by a recent job posting by Pat Ruelke on LinkedIn, a lead staff engineer for Tesla’s IT Manufacturing Solutions Engineering, based out of Berlin, Germany (via @Tesla_App_iOS). Although the post has been deleted, it hinted Tesla’s ambitious […]

Tesla Asks Customers to Share Best FSD V12.3 Experiences

Tesla yesterday announced a major change—offering up 1 month of free Full Self-Driving (FSD) capability for new car deliveries in Canada and the U.S. This comes after Tesla’s FSD 12.3 has seen some massive improvements over version 11. The current FSD 12.3 is based on a single end-to-end neural network trained on millions of video […]