Stories by Peter McGuthrie

Canada’s Telesat Satellites ‘More Advanced’ vs SpaceX Starlink Says VP

Recently, SpaceX has received a lot of attention for its low-Earth orbiting satellite internet network, Starlink. However, Starlink isn’t the only product on the market trying to accomplish high-speed, rural internet – competitors Telesat and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos are putting pressure on SpaceX’s plans, and it’s unclear how exactly this competition will affect the market […]

SpaceX Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites into Orbit

SpaceX has announced it launched 60 new Starlink satellites into orbit Tuesday. This feat marks SpaceX’s 43rd flight of a previously-flown rocket booster, an incredible achievement in the world of reusable rocket boosters. The launch took place at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after a long series of cancelled launch attempts in recent weeks. […]

Tesla Eliminates its Public Relations Department: Report

Apparently, Tesla has gone months without responding to a press inquiry, and now, the electric vehicle (EV) giant is taking that one step further. In an unprecedented new move, Tesla has completely dissolved its PR department, according to reports by electrek. The shift will mean that the EV company will have no team specifically-dedicated to […]

Tesla Looking at Bengaluru for India Gigafactory: Report

Earlier this month we reported on Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s confirmation that the electric vehicle (EV) company will expand into India. Now, the Economic Times has reported that the Indian state of Karnataka has pitched its capital city of Bengaluru to Tesla, as a potential site for the country’s first Tesla Gigafactory. The state is […]

Tesla Owner Can Keep ‘FKGAS’ Licence Plates Says Judge

Tesla fans often have their own sense of tongue-in-cheek attitude, and a new court case over a license plate is showing that particular brand of attitude to the world. On Sunday, it was announced that, with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ALCU), the owner of a Tesla Model 3 was victorious in […]

TD Installing Tesla Battery Storage Across Alberta, Expanding Power Grid

As the world plunges forward into sustainable transportation, the electrical grids in most places will require some sort of upgrade to accommodate the growth of the electric vehicle (EV) market. Now, according to a report by The Globe and Mail, Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) will be equipping Alberta regions with batteries and three Tesla Megapacks. The […]

Download Tesla’s Battery Day 2020 Presentation Slides Here

A few weeks after Tesla’s Battery Day, and fans and investors are still talking about the announcement of the 4680 battery. Tesla has now made its slides from the event available for download to everyone through its website. While the day included the announcement of the long-anticipated 4680 battery, Tesla CEO also announced the 2021 […]

Another Tesla Fan Makes 4680 Battery Cell Replica

Another fan has come along to 3D print one of Tesla’s new 4680 battery cells, and it’s looking pretty sleek. Reddit user u/Bimmer3389 has shared their 4680 battery cell replica, 3D-printed to scale to include the tab-less electrode interior, which is also plated with copper. This is the second iteration of 3D replicas of the […]

Tesla in Early Talks with Indonesia for Potential Investment

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s recent remarks about expanding into India, new reports say the electric vehicle (EV) company is looking to move into another Asian country soon. Tesla is doing early talks with the Indonesian government about a potential investment in the country’s nickel production, according to Reuters. Indonesia is a primary producer of […]

Tesla Model S Plaid to Include 4680 Battery Structural Pack Confirms Musk

Tesla’s improvements to the car battery last month offer a slew of new possibilities, including improved affordability and design of its cars. In addition, the Model S Plaid announcement set the internet ablaze, the anticipated performance car bearing some exciting specs to come. In a response on Twitter, Elon Musk confirmed that the Model S […]

Tesla Launching in India in 2021? “For Sure” Says Elon Musk

Tesla is making waves globally, as usual. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has now made it clear that the company will make its entry into India in 2021, according to Reuters. In a Twitter response to a picture of a T-shirt with the message “India wants Tesla,” Musk wrote, “Next year for sure.” He followed up […]

Tesla Model 3 Dominates Global EV Sales in August

The sale of electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid EVs (PHEVs) are both on the rise, in spite of some setbacks due to the pandemic. A new report by EV Sales shows us that while Tesla Model Y saw a major global sales increase in August, the Tesla Model 3 remained the most-sold EV by […]