Tesla

Here’s a Flyover of Gigafactory Texas on Thanksgiving [VIDEO]

In a recently published YouTube video, Brad Sloan gives us a high-fidelity aerial tour of Tesla’s Gigafactory in Austin, Texas, on the morning of Friday, November 25. While most of the workers had the day off for Thanksgiving, some contractors can still be spotted on the site. A fair amount of ready-to-deliver Model Y units […]

Tesla FSD Beta Now Detects Devices That Bypass Autopilot Nagging Prompts

Tesla’s latest version of the Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta can detect certain kinds of Autopilot-defeat devices and the company plans to adapt the version according to new methods discovered over time, reports @Teslascope. If detected using such devices, the FSD beta’s software version 10.69.3.1 will force Autopilot disengagement and it will result in strikes against […]

Tesla Opening Two-Storey Center in Ribe, Denmark, This Weekend

Tesla is gearing up for the grand opening of a new two-storey sales center at Ole Rømers Vej 11 in Ribe, Denmark on Saturday, November 26 (via @TSLA_Ownrs_DK).  Grand Opening of @Tesla’s new two-storey center in Ribe, Denmark on saturday, November 26 at 11 am at Ole Rømers Vej 11 🇩🇰⚡️ Come by and test […]

Tesla Cuts Supercharger Pricing in L.A., Parts of Southern California

The price of charging an electric vehicle (EV) can fluctuate significantly, and a recent update to some Tesla Supercharging shows the company offering more affordable peak pricing than in the past. Tesla has cut Supercharging prices throughout much of Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California, as spotted by @BLKMDL3 and shared in a […]

Tesla Files Permit for 88-Stall Supercharger in Quartzsite, Arizona

Supercharger expansion plans remain one of Tesla’s top priorities, and the company’s charging network is set to gain a new location in Arizona, featuring one of the largest builds to date. Tesla filed a permit application to build an 88-stall Supercharger station in Quartzsite, Arizona, as reported by @MarcoRPTesla on Tuesday. The Supercharger will be […]

Tesla Megapacks Now Power Europe’s Largest Battery Energy Storage System

Tesla’s Megapack systems are being used to store power at what is considered Europe’s largest distributed battery, and the system is now operational, according to a press release from partners Harmony Energy. The site is being overseen by utility suppliers Harmony Energy and is located in Pillswood, located in East Yorkshire county of England. With […]

Tesla Model S Plaid with von Holzhausen Vegan Leather at Petersen Museum

Tesla’s Model S Plaid is on display in the automaker’s exhibition at the Petersen Automotive Museum, featuring a vegan leather interior from designer Vicki von Holzhausen. The von Holzhausen vegan leather was designed in partnership with auto-tuning company and electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts Unplugged Performance, first announced this summer. You can see the Model S […]

New Tesla Superchargers Global Overview: November 16–20, 2022

Here’s a list of all the new Supercharger locations that Tesla opened up across the globe between Wednesday, November 16, and Sunday, November 20, courtesy of data from Supercharge.info and the TMC Forums: Date Opened Location Number of Stalls Power Rating Official Listing November 16, 2022 B2, Yintai City, No. 1188, Station Avenue, Aojiang Town, Pingyang County, […]

Rumor: TSMC to Reportedly Replace Samsung as Tesla’s FSD Chip Supplier

Tesla may be replacing Samsung’s hardware 3 (HW3) chips with a large order from supplier Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), according to a report from local outlet Economic Daily on Monday. The rumor has not yet been confirmed or denied and both TSMC and Tesla declined to comment on the matter. The report states that Tesla […]

Tesla Confirms Cybertruck Body Steel is from Steel Dynamics

Tesla’s Cybertruck uses steel made by Steel Dynamics, according to a plaque at the Petersen Automotive Museum display for SpaceX, spotted by @Teslaadvisor (via @Sawyer Merritt). The news comes after Steel Dynamics denied involvement with the Tesla Cybertruck in January, saying that the company was currently not an “approved supplier” of stainless steel, though it […]