Stories by Sarah Lee-Jones

China Gives Tesla Approval to Sell Shanghai-Made Model Y

Tesla can now officially sell its Model Y SUV made in Shanghai, as the Chinese government has given approval to the American automaker to proceed, reports Reuters. Tesla applied for approval to sell Shanghai-made Model Y vehicles earlier in November and on Monday, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published the approval on […]

Tesla 2020.44.15.4 FSD Beta 6 Update Released: What’s New

Tesla has just pushed out its 2020.44.15.4 Full Self-Driving beta update to testers. This release comes just four days after 2020.44.15.3 was released for FSD beta testers. As for what’s new in this Tesla 2020.44.15.4 software update? According to @brandonee916, the release notes “appear identical to previous”, meaning it is just for bug fixes and […]

Tesla FSD Beta 5 ‘Rainbow Road’ Easter Egg Test [VIDEO]

Tesla launched an Easter egg back in April 2016, aptly dubbed ‘rainbow road’, paying tribute to the famed course in Nintendo’s Mario Kart. To enable the rainbow road Easter egg, all you need to do is activate Autopilot four times in a row. As CEO Elon Musk put it at the time, “Activate autopilot 4X […]

Tesla Mobile App May Livestream Sentry Mode Video Soon

Back in September, Amazon’s Ring launched Car Connect, to allow Tesla owners to watch and record Sentry Mode from their mobile devices. The add-on device is priced at $199 USD and isn’t slated to launch until 2021. But now it appears Tesla may soon allow owners to perform a similar function, natively—and for free. According […]

Full Self-Driving Beta to Expand in About 2 Weeks Says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reaffirmed the expansion of its current Full Self-Driving beta program, noting on Friday evening, “Probably going to a wider beta in ~2 weeks.” Probably going to a wider beta in ~2 weeks — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 28, 2020 Musk previously confirmed the FSD beta program would “hopefully” expand to […]

Canada’s Durham Region to Get 60 New Electric Vehicle Chargers

The Government of Canada has announced the Durham Region in southern Ontario will be getting 60 new electric vehicle (EV) chargers, part of a $296,000 CAD investment. Federal funding is coming through Natural Resources Canada’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP). The Canadian government wants all new cars sold in Canada to be zero-emission by 2040. […]

New Tesla Roadster Will Have ‘Special Colors’ Says Elon Musk

The new Tesla Roadster is described by Tesla as “the quickest car in the world, with record-setting acceleration, range and performance.” For those wondering what colours the new Roadster will come in, CEO Elon Musk shed more light yesterday. “We will have special colors for new Roadster, as we did for the original,” said Musk […]