Tesla Approved to Sell Electricity in Texas, Reveals Filing

After a filing in August revealed that Tesla was looking to become an electricity provider in Texas, the state has now made it an official utility provider, as revealed by a new document. The Texas Public Utility Commission has certified Tesla as an electricity provider in Texas, according to The Texan, in a filing last […]

Tesla Gigafactory Texas Sees 4680 Battery Production Equipment Arrive [VIDEO]

As Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas nears completion, one watchful user has noticed new equipment thought to be for use in 4680 battery cell production. YouTube drone pilot Jeff Roberts has spotted 4680 production equipment labeled “Anode Lines” at Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas, alluding to the company’s plans to produce its own 4680 battery cells. The words were […]

Tesla Teases ‘Don’t Mess With Tesla’ Belt Buckle with Texas Vibes

Tesla’s Elon Musk confirmed official plans to move its headquarters to Texas on Thursday, and with the news, a new Texas-style belt buckle has surfaced celebrating the company’s new Texas roots. On Thursday, Elon Musk’s brother @Kimbal Musk shared a photo of a Texas-style belt buckle that includes the words “Don’t mess with [Tesla],” with […]

How to Watch Tesla’s 2021 Shareholder Meeting Livestream [VIDEO]

In August, Tesla announced October 7 as the date for its upcoming annual shareholders’ meeting, and as the date approaches, many onlookers are wondering how to watch the meeting online. Tesla’s 2021 annual shareholders’ meeting begins Thursday at 2:30pm PDT/4:30 PM CT/5:30pm EDT and will take place at Gigafactory Austin as a virtual-only event. The […]

Tesla Sued by Houston Police Officers Over Autopilot Crash

Five police officers at Splendora Police Department in Houston, Texas, are suing Tesla for a crash on February 27, which investigators claim was committed by a drunk driver using the company’s Autopilot feature, according to KHOU. Essentially, the Tesla reportedly on Autopilot crashed into patrol cruisers with flashing lights on; the officers were not in […]

16-Stall Tesla Supercharger Set to Break Ground in Round Rock, Texas

Tesla’s Supercharger network is expanding rapidly ahead of the company’s plans to open to Supercharger network to non-Tesla vehicles, and in Texas, a report of a brand new Supercharger station has also surfaced. Round Rock, Texas city officials confirmed on Thursday that the city would be breaking ground on a new Tesla Supercharger Station, according […]

Tesla Wants to Sell Electricity in Texas, Reveals Filing

After Texas residents experienced an unprecedented snowstorm and subsequent power outages earlier this year, in which Tesla’s Powerwalls helped many residents during the outages, Tesla has now reportedly filed to become an electricity provider in Texas. Tesla filed an application with the Texas Public Utility Commission to sell electricity directly to residents of the state, […]

Tesla Gigafactory Texas Construction Update: Day 394 [4K VIDEO]

Jeff Roberts, who has closely followed construction on Tesla’s Gigafactory in Austin since the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer broke ground on the massive project, recently published yet another update for the site on YouTube, covering day 394 of construction. This week was busier than most at the 2,481-acre Gigafactory site, located in southeastern Travis County […]

Watch Elon Musk Tour SpaceX’s Starbase Launchpad: Part 3 [VIDEO]

As SpaceX prepares to launch into space more regularly in the coming years, the company’s Starbase launch site in Texas is coming together – in more ways than just the cool-looking sign. After releasing parts 1 and 2 of the SpaceX Starbase Launchpad tour, Everyday Astronaut released part 3 of the tour on Wednesday, complete […]

Tesla Model Y Test Production Set for Texas Factory Next Week: Report

As Tesla continues to finish up its currently under-construction facilities in Grünheide, Germany and Austin, Texas, it appears as if the U.S. facility will start producing vehicles about a month in advance of the German factory. Tesla is planning to build its first Texas-built Model Y next week, just a month before the company plans […]