SpaceX Caps Double-Launch Day by Sending 52 Starlinks into Orbit [VIDEO]

SpaceX began Wednesday morning by launching its NASA Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station, aboard its Dragon spaceship. Seven hours later, SpaceX launched yet again, this time to send 52 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, which happened at 4:10 pm PT. Another batch of Starlinks in orbit, […]

Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 10.69.3 Will Be ‘Major Upgrade’, Says Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday morning the next version of Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta, version 10.69.3, “will actually be a major upgrade.” According to Musk, he says “we’re keeping .69 just because haha,” referencing the intimate position that has frequently been the basis for jokes. 10.69.3 will actually be a major upgrade. We’re […]
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Elon Musk Deposition Delayed as Twitter Deal Tries to Close: Report

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was set to face a deposition on Thursday, but that has been delayed. Twitter agreed to postpone the deposition after Musk offered again to buy the social network on the original terms of $44 billion. According to unnamed sources speaking to the Financial Times, the delayed deposition was agreed […]

Ford Hikes Price of F-150 Lightning Pro by $5,000, Jumping 11%

Ford says it is increasing the price of its electric Ford F-150 Lightning Pro by nearly 11%, set to apply for the 2023 model year. According to a Ford spokesperson speaking with Reuters, the price hikes come as the automaker grapples with supply chain issues and inflation, specifically blaming “”ongoing supply chain constraints, rising material […]
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SpaceX Launches NASA Crew-5 Mission with Astronauts to Space Station [VIDEO]

After SpaceX confirmed that everything looked good for the Crew-5 Mission launch this week, the company has officially completed the launch. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 on Wednesday launched from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, with its Dragon spaceship atop the rocket. This Dragon spacecraft previously flew Crew-3 to the space […]

SpaceX Caps Double-Launch Day by Sending 52 Starlinks into Orbit [VIDEO]

SpaceX began Wednesday morning by launching its NASA Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station, aboard its Dragon spaceship. Seven hours later, SpaceX launched yet again, this time to send 52 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, which happened at 4:10 pm PT. Another batch of Starlinks in orbit, […]
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SpaceX Launches NASA Crew-5 Mission with Astronauts to Space Station [VIDEO]

After SpaceX confirmed that everything looked good for the Crew-5 Mission launch this week, the company has officially completed the launch. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 on Wednesday launched from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, with its Dragon spaceship atop the rocket. This Dragon spacecraft previously flew Crew-3 to the space […]

Virginia County Students Will Get SpaceX Starlink Internet Access

SpaceX is set to provide Starlink internet to Wise County, Virginia through a grant from the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority (VCEDA), as detailed in a report from the Bristol Herald Courier. The grant money will be dedicated to providing the low-Earth orbit satellite internet service to unserved and underserved households with school children in […]

SpaceX Begins Upgrading Backup Pad at Cape Canaveral

Ahead of the Crew-5 Mission launch this week, SpaceX is looking to upgrade a secondary pad at the Cape Canaveral launch site. SpaceX is planning upgrades on another launchpad at Kennedy Space Center to be used as a backup for future cargo and crew missions, as reported by Space News. The news comes as SpaceX […]

SpaceX Launches Starlink in Martinique and Guadeloupe; Obtains License in Qatar

SpaceX on Thursday announced that the company’s satellite broadband service, Starlink, is now available in Martinique and Guadeloupe. Starlink est désormais disponible en Martinique et en Guadeloupe → https://t.co/slZbTmHdml — SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 30, 2022 Starlink is a high-speed internet service powered by a constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit. SpaceX has designed Starlink […]

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 Q3 2022: 7,363 Cars Produced, 6,584 Delivered

Rivian has announced its Q3 2022 production and delivery numbers on Monday. The Irvine, California-based company said it produced 7,363 R1T pickup truck and R1S SUVs at its factory in Normal, Illinois, for the quarter ending on September 30, 2022. That’s a 67% increase compared to the year-ago quarter. Rivian said there are 6,584 vehicles […]

First Rivian Deliveries in Canada Coming in July 2023, Says Company

As startup electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Rivian continues to ramp up expansion plans, it has officially gained approval to sell in one important market. Rivian has been cleared to begin delivering its vehicles to customers in Canada, as reported by Automotive News Canada on Friday. The approval came from Transport Canada and was confirmed by […]

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 […]

Ford Hikes Price of F-150 Lightning Pro by $5,000, Jumping 11%

Ford says it is increasing the price of its electric Ford F-150 Lightning Pro by nearly 11%, set to apply for the 2023 model year. According to a Ford spokesperson speaking with Reuters, the price hikes come as the automaker grapples with supply chain issues and inflation, specifically blaming “”ongoing supply chain constraints, rising material […]

Ford Says Heavy-Duty EV Trucks Not Coming Anytime Soon: CEO

Ford, General Motors (GM) and Fiat Chrysler are planning light-duty EV pickups, but the Detroit 3 may not be planning for a heavy-duty pickup EV anytime soon, as detailed in a new report from Automotive News. The high-margin profit and heavy use cases offered by Ford’s corporate Super Duty customers is greater than Southwest Airlines, […]

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 […]

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 […]