Tesla 2021.4.12.5 Software Update Rolling Out: What’s New

Tesla released a new software update on late Friday and early Saturday morning, as version 2021.4.12.5 is now rolling out to the fleet. Nikola found a new Tesla software version "2021.4.12.5 20c6f86fefd2" running on a Model Y. https://t.co/19uzXC7mam — Nikola / Tesla Software Version Bot 🤖 (@TeslaVersion) March 20, 2021 According to those who have […]

Tesla Opened 9 New Superchargers in the U.S. This Week

Courtesy of data from Supercharge and the TMC Forums, here’s a list of all the new Supercharger locations that opened up in the U.S. this week, and some that have opened since mid-February as well: Date Opened Location Number of Stalls Power Rating Official Listing Feb. 13, 2021 Tice’s Corner Marketplace at 441 Chestnut Ridge Road, Woodcliff Lake, […]

First Look at Tesla’s 8,000-Ton Giga Press for Cybertruck [VIDEO]

Tesla’s first 8,000-ton die-casting machine, or Giga Press, for the production of its upcoming Cybertruck has been spotted for the first time in a YouTube video published by Italy’s IDRA Group, which produces the gargantuan machines — reports Teslarati. “Once again, IDRA makes a world’s first for technological innovation, and we are very proud to announce that today, […]

Tesla Would Get Shut Down If Cars Spied in China, Says Elon Musk

Following news that the Chinese military has banned the use of Tesla cars within its facilities due to the fact that they are equipped with cameras, CEO Elon Musk has said that Tesla would be shut down if its cars were used to spy in China (or anywhere else) — reports Yahoo! Finance. “There’s a […]

ARK Invest Raises Tesla Price Target to $3,000 for 2025

ARK Invest has released its latest research and price target for Tesla in 2025 on Friday, as shared by Tasha Keeney, CFA, Analyst, for the investment firm: “Last year, ARK estimated that in 2024 Tesla’s share price would hit $7,000 per share, or $1,400 adjusted for its five for one stock split. Based on our […]

Tesla Model 3 Earns 2021 Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS for Third Year in a Row

Tesla has emailed its customers to let them know “For the third year in a row, Model 3 was recognized as the 2021 Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).” “Tesla vehicles are engineered from the ground up with all‑electric architecture, and include active safety features that can help avoid accidents altogether,” […]

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Now Bullish on Tesla, Convinced by Son

‘Shark Tank’ star and co-founder of the O’Shares ETFs, Kevin O’Leary, used to be a Tesla bear, but has now become bullish on the electric automaker, according to his recent interview with Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick. O’Leary says he nearly shorted Tesla, at a time when shares were falling due to an analyst downgrade. But […]

U.S. May Turn to Canada for EV Battery and Mining Needs, Report Says

The US government is looking to help its mining companies and battery makers expand into Canada, as part of a strategy to boost North American production of minerals to rival Chinese electric vehicle (EV) production. On Thursday, the US Department of Commerce hosted a closed-door, virtual meeting with miners and battery manufacturers to talk about […]

SpaceX and NASA Sign Agreement to Help Avoid Collisions with Starlink Satellites

SpaceX’s satellite internet service Starlink has been launching new satellites to expand its satellite constellation throughout this and last year, and its cooperation with federal agencies has been expanding just as rapidly. In January, SpaceX and NASA signed a Space Act Agreement which volunteers Starlink’s satellites to employ autonomous maneuvering tactics in order to avoid […]

China’s Geely to Challenge Tesla with New Premium EV Brand

China represents the world’s largest auto market, meaning that moves made within the country will echo throughout the world, especially amidst a burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market. On Thursday, Reuters reported that China automaker Geely plans to unveil a new line of EVs as it seeks to compete with rival and EV giant Tesla. The […]