Stories by Peter McGuthrie

Tesla Claims Ex-Employee’s Lawsuit Funded by Short Seller

When it comes to business, protecting your secrets is imperative, and some companies will go to great lengths to stop industry secrets from getting out. According to Yahoo Finance, Tesla claimed in a filing on Monday that hedge fund Car Cable Capital LLC is funding the counterclaim of former Tesla employee Martin Tripp in an […]

Tesla’s Official Forums Get Redesigned with Simpler Layout

Part of being a 21st-century car manufacturer means keeping your visual aesthetic consistent across platforms. In Tesla’s latest attempt to keep up with the times, the electric vehicle (EV) company just released a completely redesigned set of forum pages on its website. The new design is not only more consistent with its car brand, which […]

Tesla Model 3 Wins Targa Rally in Western Australia for the First Time

While no one is surprised about Tesla’s past success with its performance models, another history-making Tesla victory has drawn the recent attention of onlookers. On Saturday, a Tesla Model 3 Performance won Western Australia’s Targa South West Rally for the first time in history, as reported by TechAU. The victory marks the first electric vehicle […]

Joe Biden Says 200-mph Electric Corvette is Coming

As election season rolls around, electric vehicles (EVs) are just one of the many complex topics facing our modern world. But on a lighthearted note, even our politicians are celebrating the impressive feats of electric cars. In a recent campaign video posted to Twitter, former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden referred to an […]

Is Tesla Partnering With Xplora To Make a Smartwatch?

In the latest on strange tech news, a document from April has alluded to a smartwatch partnership between Tesla and Xplora, as revealed by Myhealthyapple on Monday afternoon, and shared by electrek. The supposed partnership is baffling experts everywhere as to why Tesla would want to work on a smartwatch, though the choice is not […]

Who Wants a Custom ‘Musk Be On Mars’ iPhone 12 for $4,990 USD?

There’s no denying that Elon Musk is on top of the world, but some crazed fans and companies are taking his reputation to a whole new level using designer products. Now, a Russian luxury technology company, called Caviar, is accepting preorders for a special edition smartphone depicting the SpaceX Dragon as it lifts off, as […]

Nikola Earns Order for 2,500 Waste Trucks

As the electric vehicle (EV) market rapidly expands, its effects will be felt across industries. An unlikely need has arisen in the garbage industry, with the largest single order of vehicles in the waste industry having just taken place. In a press release Monday, Nikola announced that it will sell between 2500 and 5000 electric […]

Hyundai Rebrands IONIQ For New Line of EVs

Nissan, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, and a whole slew of other major car companies have begun offering their takes on the fully-electric vehicle (EV). Now, Hyundai looks to add its name to the EV hat. On Sunday, Hyundai announced it would be starting a new line of EVs in order to further its commitment to human progress. […]

Chinese Tesla Rival Xpeng Motors Files to Go Public on NYSE

As the market for electric cars continues to grow, Tesla isn’t the only one shooting for a zero emissions world. Xpeng Motors has announced a filing for an initial public offering (IPO) in the New York Stock Exchange, according to CNBC. The Chinese Electric Vehicle (EV) startup says it plans to sell 429,846,136 class B […]

Tesla Model 3 is the Fastest-Selling Used Car: Study

Certain cars are easier to sell than others, and if you’re one of the lucky few, your car might even be among the top 10 fastest-selling cars out there. Your chances are even greater if you own a Tesla. A new study by iSeeCars.com analyzed data from 4.8 million used and new cars sold in […]

British Columbia Announces More Electric Vehicle Rebates

Many countries are doing what they can to support and incentivize the movement of going green, including Canada. CTV News reported on Wednesday morning that British Columbia is offering rebates for electric specialty vehicles to incentivize companies to go green. The new addition to the initiative includes a variety of vehicles including ATVs, off-road motorcycles, […]

Tesla Performance Models Drag Race: Model S vs 3 vs X vs Y [VIDEO]

In the latest example of Tesla’s impressive performance, popular racing YouTube channel Throttle House released a Drag and Roll Race featuring four Performance Model Teslas on Friday morning – one each of the Model S, 3, X, and Y. Hosts of the show share features of each vehicle before taking off for the race, including […]

Tesla Model 3 to Enter Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

While most consumers don’t get to put Tesla’s speed to the test on the road, drivers Blake Fuller, Josh Allen, and Randy Pobst are about to do just that. This year’s Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is featuring three Tesla Model 3s, as driven by the aforementioned racecar drivers. The news was reported Wednesday […]