Stories by Nehal Malik

Tesla Hits 45,000 Superchargers Globally

Summary: Tesla has surpassed 45,000 Supercharger connectors worldwide. More than 10,000 of the company’s Superchargers are located in China alone. The automaker hit 35,000 Superchargers back in June 2022. Tesla now has more than 45,000 Supercharger stalls located across the globe, as announced by the official @TeslaCharging Twitter account on Sunday. 45k Superchargers around the […]

First Drives: Tesla FSD Beta 11.3.6 in Software Version 2022.45.15 [VIDEOS]

Tesla started rolling out Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta 11.3.6 to employees and some early-access beta testers over the weekend with its 2022.45.15  software update, as reported by @Winnersechelon. Tesla FSD BETA V11.3.6 releasing now — TeslaBull FSD BETA V11.6 (@Winnersechelon) April 8, 2023 @Winnersechelon also shared release notes for FSD beta 11.3.6, which document […]

Tesla’s Astronomical Fuel Efficiency Detailed by Researcher [CHART]

Oxford University researcher Hannah Ritchie (@_HannahRitchie) recently shared a detailed chart breaking down and comparing the fuel economy of cars sold in the U.S., split by manufacturer and based on data from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA). Ritchie’s analysis included both internal combustion engine-powered vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs), using the miles per gallon […]

First Tesla V4 Supercharger Opens to Non-Tesla Electric Vehicles

Tesla’s first V4 Supercharger stalls, located in Harderwijk, Netherlands, are now open to non-Tesla electric vehicles (EVs), as announced by the official @TeslaCharging account on Twitter. ⚡️Harderwijk, Netherlands is now open to all EVs. — Tesla Charging (@TeslaCharging) April 8, 2023 This comes less than a month after Tesla officially opened the Supercharger […]

Tesla Apple CarPlay Hack Now Supports Play Store Games

Polish developer Michał Gapiński (@mikegapinski)’s hacky workaround for bringing Apple CarPlay to Tesla vehicles, dubbed the ‘Tesla Android Project,’ now lets users download and play Android games from the Play Store. Support for Play Store games is now available on the Tesla Android Project for any Tesla electric vehicle (EV) with Media Control Unit (MCU) […]

Tesla Gives YouTuber Extensive Walkthrough of Gigafactory Berlin [VIDEO]

Tesla recently gave German YouTuber AlexiBexi a full tour of the automaker’s massive Gigafactory in Berlin-Brandenburg. As part of the guided walkthrough, AlexiBexi got up close and personal with some of the most important parts of the vehicle manufacturing facility, including the foundry, body shop, paint shop, and assembly floor. “Tesla’s Gigafactory in Berlin-Brandenburg is […]

SpaceX Successfully Launches Tranche 0 Satellites for Space Force

SpaceX today successfully launched the Space Development Agency’s Tranche 0 mission, deploying multiple satellites to low-Earth orbit aboard a Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California at 7:29 a.m. PT (10:29 a.m. ET). Liftoff! — SpaceX (@SpaceX) April 2, 2023 The […]

Tesla Model Y Grabs 49% of Denmark’s EV Market in March

Tesla sold more Model Y units in Denmark during March than all of its cars combined in 2022, becoming the country’s best-selling vehicle for any one month and capturing 49% of the Danish electric vehicle (EV) market last month, according to data shared by @FonsDK on Twitter. The Model Y sold a whopping 3,203 units […]

Tesla Teases Cybertruck Crash Test [VIDEO]

Tesla today teased a crash test of its upcoming all-electric Cybertruck in a video the automaker shared on Twitter. Teased, because we don’t actually get to see the Cybertruck crash into the wall (or the aftermath, for that matter). We only see the much-anticipated electric truck hurtling toward a wall as dozens of onlookers observe […]

First Tesla Model Y Cars in Midnight Cherry Red Spotted at Showrooms in Germany

The first Tesla Model Y units in the company’s new Midnight Cherry Red colourway have landed at a Tesla service center and showroom in Ottersberg, Germany, as seen in images shared on Twitter by @TeslaBremen. — Tesla Bremen (@TeslaBremen) March 26, 2023 The same units were previously also spotted by @Berlinergy. Yesterday near Bremen🇩🇪 (overcast […]

How to Play Retro Games in Your Tesla

Tesla owners can pretty easily play retro games on their vehicle’s infotainment screen, as demonstrated by Twitter user @YoumotherFUDer. As detailed by Shawn, Tesla owners can play retro games in their vehicles by simply going to using the built-in internet browser on Tesla’s infotainment system. The website features a wide selection of retro games, […]

Tesla Model Y Tops Q1 EV Sales in Multiple European Countries

Tesla’s Model Y outsold all other electric vehicles (EVs) available in Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, and Spain combined between January and this week, according to data shared by Tesla enthusiast Roland Pircher (@piloly) on Twitter. BEV bestseller models in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Spain combined year to date. 🇳🇴🇸🇪🇩🇰🇪🇸 Tesla Model Y is killing it 💪 […]

SpaceX Offering Free Starlink Upgrades to Some Customers

SpaceX is upgrading some Starlink Best Effort customers to the service’s Residential plan, entirely free of cost (via Reddit). Starlink Best Effort is a lower-speed service option from Starlink for customers stuck in the company’s pre-order backlog. The Residential plan, meanwhile, delivers priority service at higher speeds. Both subscription tiers use the same hardware and […]

First Tesla Model S Plaid Arrives in Chinese Showroom

The first Tesla Model S Plaid has finally landed in China, arriving at one of the company’s showrooms in Shanghai, China, according to a tweet from @JayinShanghai. “It’s time to witness the ultimate driving experience that this beast has to offer. So, gear up and head over to the showroom to get a glimpse of […]

Tesla Owners Will Soon be Able to ‘Charge on Excess Solar’ from Powerwalls

Tesla will soon let owners of its electric vehicles (EVs) charge their cars using excess solar energy from a Powerwall, allowing them to “drive on sunshine,” as the company puts it. The information comes from Long Zheng (@longzheng), who pointed out code string changes shared by @Tesla_App_iOS for the as-yet-unreleased feature in the latest version […]