Tesla FSD Beta 5 ‘Rainbow Road’ Easter Egg Test [VIDEO]

Tesla launched an Easter egg back in April 2016, aptly dubbed ‘rainbow road’, paying tribute to the famed course in Nintendo’s Mario Kart. To enable the rainbow road Easter egg, all you need to do is activate Autopilot four times in a row. As CEO Elon Musk put it at the time, “Activate autopilot 4X […]

Tesla ‘Model B’ E-Bike Concept Shared by Industrial Designer [VIDEO]

In a recent YouTube video, Torque News takes a look at a brand new Tesla E-Bike concept developed by industrial designer Kendall Toerner. Veteran motorcycle manufacturers Ducatti and Harley Davidson (and even BMW) have E-Bikes out in the market right now, but Toerner’s concept imagines what an E-Bike from EV pioneer Tesla would look like. After all, […]

Maserati All-Electric Vehicles Coming by 2025 Says Executive

Chief Operating Officer of Fiat Chrysler’s Italian luxury vehicle brand Maserati, Davide Grasso, said on Thursday that the manufacturer hopes to establish an all-electric catalog consisting of hybrid and/or fully-electric vehicles in the next five years — reports Reuters. “The new Gran Turismo and Gran Cabrio models will be electrified too, all our line-up will […]

Tesla Mobile App May Livestream Sentry Mode Video Soon

Back in September, Amazon’s Ring launched Car Connect, to allow Tesla owners to watch and record Sentry Mode from their mobile devices. The add-on device is priced at $199 USD and isn’t slated to launch until 2021. But now it appears Tesla may soon allow owners to perform a similar function, natively—and for free. According […]

Starlink Internet to Connect Indigenous Community in Canada

The combined efforts of SpaceX and FSET Information Technology are set to bring internet access, via the Starlink satellite network, to the people of Pikangikum First Nation — an indigenous Canadian community, according to a Reddit thread and a recent tweet by FSET IT. Pikangikum First Nation will be the first indigenous community in Canada […]

New Tesla Superchargers in the U.S. Overview [Nov. 22-27]

Let’s take a look at all the new Superchargers in the U.S. that have become operational since our last update, courtesy of data from Supercharge and information gathered by patrons of the TMC Forums: Date Opened Location Number of Stalls Power Rating Official Listing Nov. 22, 2020 Garage #4 of the Jack London Square Market at 255 2nd […]

Volkswagen CEO Mentions Tesla 31 Times at Annual Spending Update

According to Bloomberg Opinion, Volkswagen’s annual spending update for investors quickly turned into a display of how the veteran automaker plans on measuring up to Tesla. Despite Tesla having only a fraction of the sales VW does, Elon Musk’s company boasts over four times the German automaker’s market cap. VW appears to be obsessed with […]

Full Self-Driving Beta to Expand in About 2 Weeks Says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reaffirmed the expansion of its current Full Self-Driving beta program, noting on Friday evening, “Probably going to a wider beta in ~2 weeks.” Probably going to a wider beta in ~2 weeks — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 28, 2020 Musk previously confirmed the FSD beta program would “hopefully” expand to […]

Full Self-Driving Beta 5: Smart Summon Test [VIDEO]

In a video released Thursday, YouTube host and Tesla owner Chuck Cook shares a sample of the newly-released Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta version 5 and Smart Summon. The video shows a moderately-successful Smart Summon, with some problems showing up more regularly than others. The first couple of tests show the Smart Summon feature making it […]

US Safety Regulator Opens Investigation into 115,000 Tesla Vehicles

Tesla is no stranger to bugs and flaws with its cars, and a new investigation may even expand the number of cars that Tesla will need to address. On Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it has opened an investigation into about 115,000 Tesla vehicles, as reported by Reuters. The newest […]

Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 5 Called “Human-Like” in Demo [VIDEO]

We’ve now seen a number of videos showing off Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta and the impressive demonstrations keep coming. In a new video uploaded on Thursday by YouTube channel AIDRIVR, the driver of a Tesla with Autopilot and the Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta (2020.44.15.3) drives with the autonomous-driving system engaged, while talking about what makes […]