Tesla Software Update 2020.24.6.9 Rolling Out for Model S, 3, X, Y [u]
Tesla has started rolling out software update 2020.24.6.9 to owners of the company’s Model S, Model 3, Model X and Model Y. According to Teslascope, this update appears to be related to bug fixes and other minor improvements as the details match 2020.24.6.4. Others on Twitter have similarly noted nothing is new in this update...
Elon Musk’s Twitter Account Hacked as Part of Widespread Bitcoin Scam
It’s been a field day on Twitter, after high profile verified accounts were hijacked to spread a bitcoin scam. Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s account was one of the compromised accounts, alongside other notables such as Apple, Bill Gates, Uber and Barack Obama. https://twitter.com/RealTeslaNorth/status/1283502833061388291 “I’m feeling generous because of Covid-19,” tweeted Musk’s account after it was...
Tesla Secures Up to $14.7 Million Tax Break for Austin Gigafactory
Travis County officials in Texas have approved the tax break for Tesla if they do decide to build a Gigafactory near the Austin airport, where it could employ thousands according to the CNBC. The site which has been proposed for the factory is called the Austin Green development which borders the Colorado River. Tesla still […]
Elon Musk at ‘No Risk’ After Oklahoma Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19
Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on July 3, to discuss a possible gigafactory in Tulsa. Musk and his team from Tesla met with Stitt and counterparts outside, as seen in photos previously shared by the Governor, with parties opting not to wear any masks: https://twitter.com/GovStitt/status/1279404818738679808 But now Stitt has become...
SpaceX Starlink Internet Beta Details Leak: Pricing, Installation and More
A leak on the SpaceX’s Starlink website had revealed details about the upcoming low earth orbit satellite service, according to code unearthed on the website by a Redditor. Starlink’s satellite internet system is geared towards low density populations and is a service for those living in rural areas with expensive internet, or next to no...
Elon Musk Shares Render of Upcoming Giga Berlin and It’s Beautiful
Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared an image of Giga Berlin last night, showing off a render of what the currently under construction site will look like. Musk confirmed there are solar panels on the roof, while the entire site is depicted covered with green space. No chimneys are visible as Musk says they are “carefully...
$2,000 on Near-Term Horizon For Tesla Stock, Says Analyst
Tesla on Friday announced that its long-awaited and highly anticipated “Battery Day” will be held on September 22, the same day as its 2020 annual shareholder meeting, in its Fremont, California, factory, and such technology could see Tesla stock hitting the $2,000 USD mark, according to one analyst. The day will likely be “a major positive catalyst […]
Elon Musk Pushes Back Against German Court’s Ruling on Autopilot Terminology
A German judge has banned a Tesla ad for misleading messaging about its vehicles’ autonomous driving capabilities. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Tesla Germany is banned from repeating misleading claims in advertising about the capabilities of its driver assistance systems, including that its vehicles were capable of autonomous driving, a judge in Munich said on […]
SpaceX Starlink Internet Beta Asks Canadians for Addresses
Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink satellite internet service appears ready to debut its beta testing in Canada soon. Yesterday evening, Starlink sent out emails to Canadians asking them to update their addresses, ahead of private and public beta tests. "The Starlink team is now accepting addresses (instead of just zip codes) at starlink.com, which will improve...
Check Out This 3D Printed RC Tesla Cybertruck [VIDEO]
YouTuber, Sean Callaghan (owner of ItsYeBoi Channel) has recently 3D printed a Tesla Cybertruck remote-control model. The car is a complete replica of the actual car and it too is powered by batteries as it is a remote-control car. The model comes after the YouTuber was tired of waiting for his own full-scale Cybertruck, therefore […]
Tesla Model 3 Sentry Mode Helps Find a Stolen Porsche 911
In Spain, a Tesla Model 3 has helped in finding a stolen Porsche 911, reported by autoblog. The Model 3 recorded thieves stealing the classic Porsche 964 911 Carrera 2, by breaking into it and rolling it out quietly whilst it was in neutral. After this, the owner of the Model 3 gave the owner […]
Tesla Shares Hit New All-Time High Over Increased S&P 500 Speculation
Tesla stock is now on par with Google’s Alphabet and other companies that consistently post profits. Shares of Tesla surged as much as 16% Monday to $1,794.99 USD, a fresh all-time high for the automaker, as it announced a date for its upcoming Battery Day and speculation increased that it may soon be included in […]
Future Tesla Software Update May Bring Weather Radar Nav Screen Overlays
A Twitter user recently asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk if it was possible to have a weather radar that would overlay the sat-nav screen. Its purpose would be to predict storms and wind. Musk replied simply with “I think so”. Other Twitter users also joined in the conversation, discussing how useful it would be- especially […]
Saskatchewan Says You’re “Not Allowed” to Use Tesla Autopilot in the Province
A report by News Optimist, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) in the province of Saskatchewan in Canada, has been looking at the future of electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles. The minister responsible for the SGI, Joe Hargrave and SGI CEO Andrew Cartmell, spoke to News Optimist reporters on July 9 in Regina–whilst presenting SGI annual reports. […]
Tesla Model Y Long Range RWD Launch in a “Few Months” Says Elon Musk
With the recent $3,000 USD price cut to the Tesla Model Y, questions remained about the status of the Long Range RWD version and the Standard Range Model Y. But tonight, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been answering questions about its latest compact SUV. When asked, "Info on the SR Model Y was just taken...