Stories by Nehal Malik

New Tesla Superchargers Global Overview: November 16–20, 2022

Here’s a list of all the new Supercharger locations that Tesla opened up across the globe between Wednesday, November 16, and Sunday, November 20, courtesy of data from Supercharge.info and the TMC Forums: Date Opened Location Number of Stalls Power Rating Official Listing November 16, 2022 B2, Yintai City, No. 1188, Station Avenue, Aojiang Town, Pingyang County, […]

Tesla Model Y with 4680 Cells is Highly Repairable, Repair Manual Shows

Kevin Chau (@kchau), who makes a hobby of scouring service manuals and related documentation to find interesting information, recently found that the front and rear castings, among other things, of Tesla’s new Model Y design with 4680 cells and a structural battery pack are highly repairable (and can even be replaced). The new structural battery […]

SpaceX Hiring for Starlink Solar 2.0 Team and More

SpaceX is hiring engineers to work on next-generation Starlink technology at its Redmond, Washington, facility, as spotted by Tesla North reader Nathan Owens (@VirtuallyNathan). According to one job listing on SpaceX’s website, the company is looking to hire specialists for its Starlink Solar 2.0 team that will work on solar stringer machines. SpaceX is hiring engineers to […]

IKEA Partners with Tesla for Superchargers in Renton, Washington

According to permit filings discovered by Canadian Supercharger aficionado Marco (@MarcoRPTesla), a 16-stall Tesla Supercharger is coming to an IKEA outlet in Renton, Washington, near Seattle. It's official, IKEA has established a Supercharger partnership with Tesla!!! Permits have been filed for a 16-stall site in Renton, Washington, near Seattle. H/T to @GuyMaughan and @J_Probstfield pic.twitter.com/E5yxFUroIJ […]

Tesla Showroom, Service Center Coming to Aliso Viejo, California

Tesla plans to open a new showroom and service center at The Commons retail shopping center in Aliso Viejo, California — reports the Orange County Register. According to the publication, the site received a conditional-use permit in July for remodeling. A Tesla showroom and service center has now been green-lit to replace the Michael’s and […]

Tesla Starts Rolling Out FSD Beta 10.69.3.1 to Public Testers [VIDEO]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Saturday morning that the company has started rolling out Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta version 10.69.3.1 to public testers. Tesla FSD 10.69.3.1 going to wide release now — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 19, 2022 FSD beta 10.69.3.1 brings improvements to the system’s Object Detection network, improved architecture for better accuracy […]

New Tesla Superchargers Global Overview: November 8–15, 2022

Here’s a look at all the new Tesla Superchargers that went live across the globe between Tuesday, November 8, and Tuesday, November 15, courtesy of data from Supercharge.info and the TMC Forums: Date Opened Location Number of Stalls Power Rating Official Listing November 9, 2022 Sortavalankatu 2, Joensuu, Finland 8 250 kW Unavailable November 9, 2022 7703 […]

Tesla Celebrates 100th Supercharger Station in South Korea

Tesla on Thursday celebrated the opening of its 100th Supercharger station in South Korea (via Tesmanian; use coupon code TESLANORTH10 for 10% off). 100th Supercharger in Korea: Seongsu D Tower (9 Stalls)https://t.co/dXfSYbfJLm pic.twitter.com/LTdOgoNJWn — Tesla Charging (@TeslaCharging) November 10, 2022 This new milestone was more than five years in the making for the all-electric automaker. […]

First Quicksilver Tesla Model Y Builds Spotted at Giga Berlin [VIDEO]

Some of Tesla’s first production Model Y units in the new ‘Quicksilver’ paint option have been spotted outside Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg in a recent 4K drone flyover of the facility that was shared on YouTube by the_wolfpack_berlin. Quicksilver is one of the two new paint colors Tesla launched last month for Berlin-built Model Ys. It is […]

SpaceX Launches Intelsat Satellites into Orbit, Expends Falcon 9 First Stage

SpaceX on Saturday launched Intelsat’s Galaxy-31 and Galaxy-32 satellites to a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) aboard a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The rocket lifted off at 11:06 a.m. ET/8:06 a.m. PT in what was SpaceX’s 52nd mission of 2022. This […]

Elon Musk was Offered $5 Billion by FTX CEO for Twitter Investment: Emails

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and CEO of the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX, reached out to Tesla CEO Elon Musk back in April and offered an investment of up to $5 billion USD in the latter’s $44 billion bid to acquire Twitter, according to internal emails shared by @TechEmails. Michael Grimes, the Head of Global Technology […]

Tesla Opens its EV Connector Design to Charging Networks and Automakers

Tesla today announced it is open-sourcing the design of its electric vehicle (EV) charging connector for charging networks and other automakers to use. “In pursuit of our mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy, today we are opening our EV connector design to the world,” the company said. Tesla invited charging network operators […]