Tesla Launches 2021+ Model S Glass Roof Sunshade

Tesla has launched a sunshade for the Model S refresh (2021+) in its online shop, priced at $120 USD. “Constructed from lightweight mesh fabric with a collapsible rigid frame, the Model S Glass Roof Sunshade blocks 66 percent of luminous transmittance. Easily removable, the sunshade is installed onto the interior of the glass roof with […]

Tesla Alerts Owners to Charge to 100% Ahead of Incoming Florida Storm

Tesla continues to leverage its in-car notification system to alert owners to charge their vehicles, when there’s a chance electrical grids may be impacted by weather conditions. Full Self-Driving (FDS) beta tester, Chuck Cook, shared a message he received in his Tesla on Tuesday. “In the next 48 hours, a storm is forecast to make […]

U.S. Approves EV Charging Station Plans for All 50 States and More

Electric vehicles (EVs) are inching their way into the mainstream, and new approval from the federal government for upcoming charging stations is expected to expand the charging network significantly. The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) announced the approval of EV charging station infrastructure plans for all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico on Tuesday, reports […]

Hertz Partners with British Petroleum on EV Charging Stations

Electric vehicles (EV) are becoming popular rental cars through Hertz following partnerships announced last year, and another joint goal will see the advancement of charging stations in the U.S. Hertz announced a partnership with British Petroleum (bp) on a national network of EV charging stations, as detailed in a press release on Tuesday from the […]

2022 Tesla Model Y Cargo Cover Retrofit Costs $200 in Parts

Tesla’s store often keeps useful products and accessories for on hand for its vehicle owners, and one cargo shelf retrofit is now being installed at some service centers. A new Tesla Model Y Performance cargo shelf retrofit has been spotted, as installed by a service center (via Reddit). The parts were ordered for $200 using […]

Elon Musk Twitter Deposition Reschedule to October 6-7

After a Delaware judge set Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s deposition for this week, the opportunity for the billionaire to answer questions under oath has been pushed back to next week. Musk’s deposition for an upcoming trial with Twitter has been rescheduled to October 6 and 7, according to a filing with the court on Tuesday […]

Tesla’s Giga Shanghai Production Capacity Holding at 93%, Says Report

Although Tesla upgraded its Gigafactory Shanghai production lines in July and August, the automaker won’t use them at full capacity for the time being, claims a report. Tesla’s Giga Shanghai plans to remain below maximum output capacity, running at about 93 percent despite recent upgrades, according to two sources familiar with the matter, reports Reuters. […]

SpaceX Starlink Dishes with Volcano Mount Survives Hurricane Fiona in Canada

One Starlink subscriber impacted by Hurricane Fiona in Canada has reported that the service’s second-generation “Dishy” terminal successfully weathered the storm and came out unscathed (via Reddit). Starlink is a high-speed satellite broadband service from SpaceX. Customers set up their Starlink terminals in clear view of the sky, and these terminals then communicate with satellites […]

NASA Details SpaceX Crew-5 Launch to Space Station on October 3

NASA and SpaceX have scheduled their Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday, October 3. Our next @Commercial_Crew launch to the @Space_Station is scheduled to lift off from @NASA_Kennedy no earlier than Monday, Oct. 3. Get the details […]

SpaceX Starlink Now Connecting Schools in the Amazon Rainforest

SpaceX’s Starlink internet service is now serving schools located in the Amazon Rainforest, connecting institutes located in the region of the Amazon that falls under Brazil to the rest of the world via satellite. Company CEO Elon Musk highlighted the accomplishment on Thursday when he shared a tweet from Brazilian Minister of Communications Fábio Faria […]

SpaceX is ‘Activating Starlink’ Internet in Iran, Says Elon Musk

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Friday the White House “took action today to advance Internet freedom and the free flow of information for the Iranian people, issuing a General License to provide them greater access to digital communications to counter the Iranian government’s censorship.” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk replied just now, “activating Starlink…” […]
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SpaceX Signs Starlink Deal with Marlink Maritime

Communication network company Marlink announced plans to use SpaceX’s Starlink internet for its maritime and enterprise customers, as detailed in press release from Marlink on Thursday. Marlink and OmniAccess are set to become “authorized Starlink integrators” for marine and commercial accounts, using a combination of SpaceX’s connectivity solutions. “This ability to utilise Starlink is giant […]

TESBROS Model Y Door Kicker Panels PPF Review

TESBROS offers a variety of accessories for Tesla vehicles, allowing you to customize, protect and maintain your electric vehicle investment. With paint protection films being very popular as a simple and easy way to protect your Tesla, TESBROS sent us their Model Y Door Kicker Panels PPF kit to try out. TESBROS is based out […]

Tesla Accessories Black Friday/CyberMonday 2021 Deals

Thanksgiving weekend is just around the corner and that means Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping frenzies are about to hit us full steam. Below is a roundup of some Tesla Black Friday 2021 deals on accessories and more. The Tesla Model S, Model 3, Model X and Model Y fans in your life will […]

Tesmanian Coupon Code August 2021: Save 10% Off Site-Wide

American Tesla accessories store Tesmanian continues to release new products and hold sales on existing inventory for Model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y. If you’re looking to save 10% off Tesmanian accessories then use coupon code TESLANORTH10 at check out. Combine our coupon with the following sales and you can save even more […]

How to Get Tesla Online Store Stock Alerts

If you’re following Tesla North on Twitter (@RealTeslaNorth), you may have noticed lately we’ve been sharing updates about online stock updates for various items from the Tesla online store. We’re proud to offer this new valuable alert service for our faithful readers. We will notify you when an item is back in stock in the […]

TESBROS Coupon Code: Save 10% Off New Model 3/Y PPF Kits

Tesla accessories maker TESBROS announced on Monday newly launched products, specifically paint protection film (PPF) kits for Model 3, Model Y and for pre-2021 Model S and Model X. Right now TESBROS has a sale on its PPF kits, but you can save an extra 10% off with coupon code TESLANORTH at checkout. Here’s what’s […]

Rivian Partners with Mercedes on Electric Van Production

Rivian and Mercedes-Benz signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a strategic partnership to produce electric vans, as detailed in a press release shared on Thursday. The joint venture will produce custom electric vans for both brands, with both automakers seeking leverage on shared investments and costs. Rivian and Mercedes are also looking to increase operational […]

Rivian Q2 Delivers 4,700 EVs and Sees $1.7 Billion Net Loss

Rivian announced its Q2 2022 earnings on Thursday, delivering 4,467 electric vehicles and producing 4,401 for the quarter. The company saw $364 million in revenue, above Wall Street estimates, but posted a $1.7 billion net loss. Compared to the year-ago quarter, Rivian lost $580 million. The company attributed the increase due to higher operating losses. […]

Rivian Software Update 2022.27.02 Release Notes

As Rivian’s R1S and R1T units were delivered to their first customers over the past several months, the automaker has used over-the-air (OTA) updates like Tesla to improve its electric vehicles (EVs) continually. Rivian has begun rolling out its software update version 2022.27.02 on Thursday, as detailed on the automaker’s website. The Rivian software update […]

Ford Creates New Company in China to Sell More Electric Vehicles

Since Ford’s first electric vehicle launched in China last year, the automaker has sold far fewer electric vehicle (EV) units than some of its fellow automakers, though it’s hoping to change that with a new company and testing entity. Ford established a new company in China called Ford Electric Mach Technologies (FMeT), as detailed in […]

Ford Tells Dealers They Must Set No-Haggle Pricing to Sell EVs

Ford says its dealers must invest $1.2 million and follow tight restrictions on sales if they hope to sell EVs past 2023, as reported by Automotive News. Dealerships have until October 31 to opt into either of two new certification tiers, both requiring varied investment levels for both staff training and EV chargers. The move […]

Ford BlueCruise Adds Hands-Free Lane Changing, Other Features

Ford BlueCruise is adding hands-free lane changing to the Mustang Mach-E and starting this fall, according to a press release shared on Thursday. In addition to Lane Change Assist, the software’s 1.2 update is adding Predictive Speed Assist to account for upcoming curves and slowdowns, and In-Lane Repositioning for managing larger vehicles in surrounding lanes. […]

GM Stops Taking Hummer EV Reservations as Numbers Pass 90,000

After GMC surpassed 90,000 reservations for the electric Hummer last week, the automaker plans to officially close pre-orders for the 2023 model year vehicle. GM is set to close reservations for the Hummer EV pickup and SUV, following over 90,000 preorders, as reported by CNBC. The automaker will keep them closed for now to help […]

Hertz to Buy Up to 175,000 GM Electric Vehicles–Through 2027

Hertz and General Motors announced a partnership on Tuesday that will see up to 175,000 electric vehicles purchased from the latter. The agreement will see up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop EVs purchased through 2027, offering a wide array of choices for customers. According to Hertz, it estimates the new EV fleet should […]

2023 GMC Hummer EV Reservations Surpass 90,000, Says Company

Since GMC’s Hummer EV reviews started hitting the internet in the spring, the automaker has garnered an impressive amount of reservations, and the company’s head says most customers are completing their sales, too. GMC has surpassed 90,000 reservations for the GMC Hummer EV, according to Marketing Director Rich Latek who shared the figure at the […]

2024 Chevy Equinox EV Pricing to Start at $30,000

General Motors (GM) shared a press release on Thursday detailing the 2024 Equinox EV’s two different design personalities and several different trim options. The Equinox will come in either LT or RS personalities, with trim options including 1LT, 2LT, 3LT, 2RS and 3RS. The base-level 1LT trim option comes with either front-wheel drive (FWD) in […]

GM’s Cruise Recalls Robotaxis After Crash, Updates Self-Driving Software

According to filings that were recently made public, General Motors Co.’s all-electric robotaxi subsidiary, Cruise, recalled and updated the software in 80 self-driving cars after a June crash in San Francisco — reports CNBC. The crash in question occurred on June 3. It involved a Cruise vehicle braking harshly while attempting an unprotected left turn as […]
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GM to Double the Super Cruise Network in U.S. and Canada

General Motors (GM) is increasing where drivers in North America can use the automaker’s hands-free driving assistance system Super Cruise, creating twice as many highways on which the feature can be used. GM will double its Super Cruise map where the hands-free system can operate, covering around 400,000 miles of the U.S. and Canada, announced […]