Stories by Sarah Lee-Jones

Watch Live: SpaceX NASA Crew-3 Mission to Space Station [VIDEO]

SpaceX and NASA are set to launch its Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station (ISS). You can watch the live video of tonight’s launch, set for 6:03pm PT/9:03pm ET, from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This will be SpaceX Dragon’s third long duration crew mission to the ISS, […]

Rivian IPO Raises $11.9 Billion, Shares to Trade Under Ticker RIVN

Rivian announced on Wednesday its upsized initial public offering of 153,000,000 shares of Class A common stock was set at $78 per share, raising $11.93 billion for the company. The electric automaker backed by the likes of Amazon and Ford, is set to trade under the ticker symbol “RIVN” on the Nasdaq today. The offering […]

Tesla’s Entry Model Y in China Now Sold Out Until Early 2022

Tesla’s entry Model Y compact crossover SUV in China is now sold out until 2022. The rear-wheel drive Model Y, priced from RMB 276,000 ($43,172 USD), is now showing an estimated delivery date of 10 to 14 weeks (previously from 6-10 weeks), pegging its arrival beyond 2021 and into early 2022. Even if you upgrade […]

Cambridge Police in Maryland Unveil Tesla Model Y Cruiser

Looks like Tuesday is Tesla police fleet news on Tesla North, it appears. Police departments continue to try out Tesla electric vehicles for cruisers, with the latest coming from the Cambridge Police department in Maryland. The Cambridge Police Department unveiled a new Tesla Model Y cruiser, which Police Chief Mark Lewis says will save taxpayers […]

Tesla Model S Plaid Runs 8.99 Second 1/4 Mile for First Time [VIDEO]

Tesla’s Model S Plaid has reached an 8-second quarter-mile time, according to a video and time slip shared by George Dodworth. “First Tesla in the WORLD in the 8s! Congrats Christine @gtr_raceher !! We’ve been ready to make the attempt for a few months but between work and weather it was not possible. Elon! Do we have […]

Tesla 2021.36.8.6 Software Update Rolling Out: Release Notes

Tesla has started rolling out its 2021.36.8.6 software update, as noted by @Teslascope. The update was detected on a bunch of refresh Model S Plaid vehicles on its service (along with some Long Range Model S refresh versions as well), that were previously running 2021.36.5.3. We noticed a new Tesla software update 2021.36.8.6 on a […]

Tesla to Attend Ceremony in Israel for First Battery Storage Facility

Nofar Energy CEO Nadav Tenne Israel’s Nofar Energy has officially announced its further expansion with Tesla. On Monday, the company said it entered its second framework agreement with Tesla for more battery stored power systems worth $54 million. Nofar will purchase battery storage systems of 200 megawatts, and will pay 5% on the contract signing […]

First Drives: Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 10.4 [VIDEOS]

Tesla earlier today released software update 2021.36.8.5, which debuted Full Self-Driving beta 10.4 for beta testers. Below are some of the first drives of FSD beta 10.4 for you to check out. While the drives did show improvements, FSD beta 10.4 still has some issues; overall, the system continues to get better over time. Dirty […]

Tesla 2021.36.8.5 Software Update: FSD Beta 10.4 [Release Notes]

Tesla has released its 2021.36.8.5 software update on Saturday evening, which contains Full Self-Driving beta 10.4 for testers, out one day earlier than promised by CEO Elon Musk. 2021.36.8.5 incoming for FSD beta testers — TeslaFi (@teslafi) November 7, 2021 You can see the FSD beta 10.4 release notes below shared by @DirtyTesla and […]