Ford NACS adapter briefly leaked, looks similar to Tesla Magic Dock

An image of Ford’s dedicated North American Charging Standard (NACS) adapter has briefly appeared in the veteran automaker’s parts catalog. Based on screenshots of the item that have been shared online, it would appear that Ford’s NACS adapter looks very similar to Tesla’s Magic Dock, which the EV maker uses at some of its Supercharger […]

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Electric Vehicle myth busted (again) in recent Tusker data analysis

Lloyds-owned Tusker recently analyzed data from its over 30,000 electric vehicle (EV) fleet. Tusker busted some EV myths widely spread on social media and sometimes by national newspapers.  Tusker is a leasing company based in the United Kingdom. It busted two EV myths after analyzing data from its electric vehicle fleet. The first myth Tusker […]

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Tesla Sweden’s sales jump over 100% in Jan-Feb 2024 despite IF Metall strike

It could be said that Tesla is a company that thrives under pressure. This was the case with the Model 3, a mass-market car that made Tesla into a mainstream automaker — but one that nearly killed the company in the process. It is then unsurprising that Tesla Sweden appears to be thriving despite its […]

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Tesla exec takes note of Supercharger improvements from customer

A Tesla executive noted Supercharger improvements suggested by a Tesla owner, revealing how much the company welcomes constructive criticism from its customers.  The Vice President of Tesla’s Investor Relations took the time to read some of Tesla owner DrKnowItAll’s suggestions to improve the Supercharger Network. He also gave DrKnowItAll’s list of suggestions to the Supercharger […]

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Starlink’s Direct to Cell satellites complete first post on Elon Musk’s X platform

SpaceX recently tested Starlink’s Direct to Cell satellites and posted on Elon Musk’s X platform.  The test X post simply said: “This post was sent through a SpaceX Direct to Cell satellite.” SpaceX’s Director of Satellite Engineering provided more information about the X post. He revealed that the post was made under the cover of […]

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Tesla Cybertruck Armor Glass windows resist break-in attempt

As it turns out, the Tesla Cybertruck is really quite a tough vehicle. This is true for the Cybertruck’s steel panels and its Armor Glass windows, which, as per a video that was recently shared online, happens to be strong enough to deter thieves.  As shared by Tesla owner and content creator Arash Malek in […]

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LGES signs battery supply agreement with Chinese supplier

LG Energy Solution (LGES) signed a battery supply agreement with Chinese supplier Changzhou Liyuan New Energy Technology.  Changzhou Liyuan is based in Nanjing, China, and manufactures lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) cathode materials. Under the supply agreement, Changzhou Liyuan will provide LGES with approximately 160,000 tons of cathode materials.  The Chinese supplier’s 160,000 tons of cathode materials are estimated to […]

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Tesla driver shares insights after Model 3 gets banned from racing events

There was a time when electric vehicles were not really taken seriously by automotive enthusiasts. After the original Tesla Roadster and the Model S, however, it became more and more difficult to ignore the fact that EVs can perform against combustion-powered cars in competitive events. By the time the Model 3 Performance came into the […]

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Edmunds updates Tesla Cybertruck range report after corrections from EV community

Automotive resource company Edmunds has updated its article on the Tesla Cybertruck’s range. The correction came amidst reactions from EV community members on X, several of whom explained that the motoring media outlet had mistakenly cited the wrong range for the tires that were used in the Cybertruck test.  Edmunds’ initial article on the Tesla […]

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Tesla Cybertruck ends up with Dodge Ram-shaped imprint after crash

A Tesla Cybertruck ended up with a bent rear bumper and a Dodge Ram-shaped imprint on its tailgate after it was involved in a rear-end collision. The Cybertruck owner has alleged that the incident was due in no small part to the Ram driver using his phone while driving.  The Cybertruck owner, who goes by […]

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Tesla spotted filming NACS video with non-Tesla EVs at Supercharger

Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) has been adopted by the majority of automakers in the United States. It was then no surprise that the electric vehicle maker has been spotted filming what seems to be a promotional video featuring its Supercharger Network and a number of non-Tesla electric cars.  Images of the filming session […]

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Elon Musk pledges to make things right after Tesla leaves small bakery with unpaid order

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has personally pledged to correct a mistake from the electric vehicle maker that left a small business in San Jose in a tricky situation. As per Musk in a post on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, people and businesses should be able to count on Tesla to […]

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Dodge adding a simulated engine rumble to an upcoming EV

Electric vehicles (EVs) don’t make nearly as much noise as vehicles with gas engines, though one automaker is looking to simulate the sound of a gas vehicle in one of its upcoming EVs. Dodge’s parent company, Stellantis, is set to add gas engine-like noise and vibrations to its upcoming Charger Daytona EV, expected to make […]

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Tesla shares more footage of Optimus walking improvements

Tesla has shared its latest clip of the Optimus humanoid robot, once again showing off how smoothly the bot is able to walk around. On Saturday, Tesla’s Optimus account on X shared footage of the humanoid robot walking around one of its testing facilities, featuring the caption “Getting my daily steps in.” The robot appears […]

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Ford pauses all F-150 Lightning shipments as gas deliveries begin

Ford has put a pause on sending out dealer shipments of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup, though the company also recently began delivering its 2024 gas versions of the truck. On February 9, Ford put a stop-ship order out for the F-150 Lightning for an undisclosed reason, according to a spokesperson in a statement to […]

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Tesla execs are taking up the mantle of social media comms — to the EV community’s delight

A “Tesla Twitter after Musk” seems to be emerging of sorts. As Elon Musk continues to post about issues he personally feels strongly about on X, Tesla executives appear to have taken up the mantle of handling the EV maker’s social media communications. And so far, the electric vehicle community is loving it.  Elon Musk […]

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Tesla has reached 600,000 worldwide Powerwall installations

Tesla has reached a new milestone with the installation of its Powerwall energy storage systems around the world, just as the company starts rolling out its next-generation version of the system in the U.S. On Friday, the Tesla Energy account on X said that the company has reached 600,000 Powerwall installations worldwide. The milestone comes […]

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