Stories by Sarah Lee-Jones

Tesla Autopilot Functionality to Improve with Core Foundation Code Rewrite

Image via Pixabay There’s some great news for anyone curious about improved Tesla autopilot functionality. Thanks to a core foundation code rewrite, drivers can expect to see upgrades in autopilot function soon. March 1st brought this Tweet by Elon Musk, “We need to finish work on Autopilot core foundation code & 3D labelling, then functionality […]

Tesla Model Y vs Audi Q5 Comparison [PIC]

American Jay Yu has become an ‘unofficial’ measuring stick when it comes to the Tesla Model Y, self-dubbed the “Jay Scale”. It all started when Yu shared an image of himself standing next to a blue Model Y tester, then compared that image to the Model 3, to show just how much taller the new […]

Tesla iPhone App Updated for Model Y

The Tesla iPhone app was updated today to version 3.10.4, only to say “This release contains minor fixes and improvements.” However, according to digging by one Reddit user, there’s more than meets the eye to this update. With the Model Y set to deliver first to the United States later this month, the Tesla iPhone […]

Tesla Model Y Planned to Have Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Tesla’s latest event held at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai has brought forth a series of news that the company’s fans have long waited for. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has officially launched the Model Y program in China, the first crossover to be produced by the company. According to Musk, the “Model Y will also have […]

Tesla Gigafactory 4 and Its Positive Impacts on Brandenburg

After signing the purchase contract for a 300-hectare property in Grünheide earlier this month, Tesla moved on with its plans to build the company’s first European facility. Several meetings with the local authorities have taken place and according to Economics Minister Jörg Steinbach, the recent event and the upcoming activity can prove to be beneficial […]

Tesla Cars Might Talk Soon

Talking cars might soon no longer be something unusual. According to a tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the electric car maker will focus on developing the AI used for its cars and extending its features to communication outside the vehicle. Apparently, Tesla cars will talk to people both inside and outside the car. Tesla […]

Mazda Makes Its First EV Slower to Feel More Similar to a Gas Car

Mazda’s approach to electric cars has been controversial from the beginning and it seems the carmaker won’t stop from having an original way of building its EV. The Japanese auto manufacturer intends to make its MX-30 SUV feel more like a gas car by purposely tuning the car in this direction. This is highly likely […]

Tesla Willing to Give $1 Million to Hackers Who Succeed in Cracking Its Car

Tesla’s efforts to deliver unhackable cars have translated into significant investments into its cybersecurity over the last years and 2020 finds the electric company even more willing to remove any vulnerability from its cars. The company plans to return to Pwn2Own, a hacking competition held in Vancouver, and challenge the participating hackers to crack its […]

Tesla's Afforestation Tasks Might Be More Complex Than Planned

Tesla recently acquired a 300-hectare property in Germany for its Gigafactory 4. Building the facility requires significant tree removal, yet the company plans to plant three times more trees than the ones cut down. However, carrying out this task might not be as easy as expected. After negotiating the purchase contract earlier this month, the […]

Tesla Mobile App Might Be Updated With New In-Car Search Capabilities

Searching various Tesla vehicle-specific functions via the dedicated mobile app might be simplified in the future according to a recent tweet from Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk. While you can currently do that by using the voice controls or Tesla’s native touchscreen, adding features to enable search from anywhere in the car is an update many […]

Tesla Moves Forward and Acquires Land for Its European Gigafactory

Tesla’s plans to sell cars in markets around the world get one step closer to reaching fruition as the company has negotiated a great price for the European plant land. According to several details that have been released, the electric car manufacturer will acquire the 300-hectare property for just $45.48 million. Given that the company […]