Stories by Sarah Lee-Jones

Canadian Minister Meets with Tesla at Fremont Factory in California

Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, teased this week he was meeting with an automaker in California. Many suspected it would be Tesla and on Friday morning, Champagne confirmed he did indeed meet with the electric automaker at its Fremont factory. Champagne made his way to Fremont, California, after touring the Detroit Auto […]

2022.28.2 Tesla Update Release Notes: Alternate Routes and More

Image via @Mars4x4 Tesla has started rolling out its 2022.28.2 software update, which includes a major feature for navigation in the form of Alternate Routes. We first heard of Alternate Routes for 2022.28.1, offering Tesla owners the ability to choose from multiple routes when heading to a destination. “View up to three routes when navigating […]

Tesla Superchargers at Laguna Seca Raceway Go Online

Tesla has officially launched Superchargers at Laguna Seca Raceway in Salinas, California. Back in June, Tesla shared a video of pre-fabricated Superchargers making their way to Laguna Seca, a popular racetrack for both gasoline and electric vehicles. Now, Tesla’s Superchargers at Laguna Seca Raceway have gone online. That’s according to the aftermarket modification company, Unplugged […]

Tesla Expands Superchargers in Iceland to Non-Tesla Vehicles

Tesla has expanded its Supercharger network in Iceland to non-Tesla vehicles, as announced on Wednesday. The Non-Tesla Supercharging pilot is now live in 14 total countries: France The Netherlands Norway UK Spain Sweden Belgium Austria Denmark Finland Germany Luxembourg Switzerland Iceland Non-Tesla drivers in Iceland can charge at Superchargers by using the Tesla mobile app, […]

2022.28.1 Tesla Update Release Notes: Alternate Routes and More

Tesla has started rolling out its 2022.28.1 software update and release notes are now available, as shared by TeslaUpdates.org. New for Model S/X owners in Canada are updates to the Status Bar, now bringing some quick controls to the top of the touchscreen map. Example controls are door lock/unlock, phone calls, alarms and profiles. We […]

Tesla Cyberwhistle Back in Stock, Now Costs 885 Dogecoin

Tesla has restocked its Cyberwhistle, after previously removing its listing from its online store. “Inspired by Cybertruck, the limited-edition Cyberwhistle is a premium collectible made from medical-grade stainless steel with a polished finish. The whistle includes an integrated attachment feature for added versatility,” explains Tesla. But this time around, Cyberwhistle now costs 885 Dogecoin, or […]

World’s First Tesla V4 Supercharger Coming to Arizona

The world’s first known V4 Supercharger is slated for Yuma County, Arizona, located southwest of Phoenix. That’s according to findings from Supercharger aficionado Marco (@MarcoRPTesla) shared on Sunday. Marco says this first V4 Supercharger will have 40 charging stalls, plus two 4,500 square-foot solar arrays. Also planned is a Megapack on a new vacant lot […]

Tesla Now Sends 12V Battery Replacement Alerts

Tesla has started rolling out alerts to notify customers when their 12V battery needs to be replaced. That’s according to a push notification shared by Zack (@BLKMDL3). The message received reads, “12V battery must be replaced soon – schedule service.” This is new! @Tesla now sending push notifications when 12V battery needs to be replaced! […]