Mercedes-Benz chooses to push back its EV sales goal five years

Mercedes-Benz has been a mainstay in the automotive field, and has a name that truly brings along thoughts of luxury and class. People will have to wait a tad longer before electrification goes hand-in-hand with the German automaker, as the company said this week it would push back its goals for EV sales by five […]

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Tesla will use Over-the-Air Update to remedy 8700 cars with rear camera bug

Tesla will use an Over-the-Air software update to remedy an issue with the rear camera in 8,700 EVs in China. Tesla will fix 1,071 Model S and Model X and 7,529 Model 3 vehicles in what is being described as a “recall,” according to federal regulators in China. According to some reports regarding the issue […]

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Tesla Cybertruck range test reveals impressive distance on full charge

Tesla Cybertruck range tests are all the buzz, and publications are looking to see how accurate the automaker’s projections and estimates are, and how many miles the all-electric pickup can travel on a full charge. A few tests have already been performed, including one that took the Cybertruck on the highway and gave less-than-favorable results. […]

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Tesla Model S road warrior passes 1.2 million miles in 10 years

Ten years ago, Hansjörg von Gemmingen-Hornberg purchased a second-hand Tesla Model S with 18,641 miles on its odometer. Since then, Gemmingen-Hornberg has driven his all-electric sedan consistently across several continents. And in a recent update on social media, the Tesla owner revealed that his Model S has now passed the 1.2 million mile mark.  Gemmingen-Hornberg’s […]

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IF Metall dissuading major companies from Tesla Sweden purchases

IF Metall’s strike against Tesla Sweden is dissuading a few large Swedish companies from purchasing Tesla cars. Swedish outlets speculate that the big companies cutting back on Tesla purchases might hit the car company harder than IF Metall’s moves against the US manufacturer.  Skanska and ABB are two of the most prominent companies that have […]

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Ford Pro E-Telematics subscription rolls out for commercial electric vehicles

Ford Pro rolled out a subscription service for its commercial vehicles. The legacy automaker’s new subscription service is the Ford Pro E-Telematics for commercial electric vehicles. Ford offers Telematics for commercial vehicles and E-Telematics for commercial EVs. The Telemtacs and E-Telematics subscription enables fleet owners to monitor their cars and drivers. With the software, fleet […]

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Tesla Sweden stays firm amid IF Metall strike

Tesla Sweden is staying firm against collective agreements amid IF Metall’s strike. The Swedish union has gained support through sympathy strikes, but now, where it matters most: with Tesla’s employees. Some have started to wonder if IF Metall should accept Tesla Sweden’s stance against collective agreements for its employees. After all, collective agreements in Sweden […]

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Former Nikola CEO Trevor Milton defends his Board nominees

Former Nikola CEO Trevor Milton is fighting back against the Board of Directors’ decision to reject his five director nominees. The Nikola Board announced its rejection of Milton’s director nominees earlier this month.  Milton had nominated Cole Cannon, Derek Johnson, Hans Peterson, Paul Southam, and Dave Sparks, who runs the HeavyD YouTube channel, for Nikola’s […]

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Tesla Model 3 Long Range, White Interior option, see another minor price increase

Tesla has implemented another minor price increase for the Model 3 Long Range Dual Motor All Wheel Drive (AWD). The electric vehicle maker also rolled out a price increase for the upgraded Model 3 sedan’s White Interior option.  The upgraded Model 3 has been released to countries that are supplied by Giga Shanghai since last […]

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Elon Musk: Rivian execs ‘need to live in the factory’ to survive

Elon Musk gave Rivian a bit of advice on how to survive past their reported forecasted bankruptcy in roughly six quarters, and it includes shades of what Tesla was forced to do to keep its doors open. Earlier today, we reported that Musk had a bit of advice for Rivian while criticizing Lucid. According to […]

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SpaceX has aggressive plan for Starship in 2024 with more than nine launches

SpaceX has an aggressive plan for Starship in 2024, planning to launch the rocket at least nine times this year, according to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administrator. Starship is the most powerful and the largest heavy-lift launch vehicle ever built, and it will eventually be responsible for taking people from Earth to Mars, according […]

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Tesla executive responds to vote against Giga Berlin’s expansion

A Tesla executive has responded to the community of Grünheide’s vote against Giga Berlin’s expansion plans.  Tesla’s Vice President of Public Policy and Business Development, Rohan Patel, said that the Grünheide community’s vote against Giga Berlin’s expansion will not impact the company’s plans. He believed the expansion would ultimately benefit the local Grünheide community. “There is zero […]

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Rivian sets 2024 goals, including a 57,000 production target

Rivian recently held its earnings call for Q4 and Full Year 2023. In its Update Letter, the electric vehicle (EV) company set its 2024 goals, including reaching a 57,000 unit production target.  Rivian reported producing 57,232 R1 electric vehicles in 2023, delivering 50,122 units. It exceeded its original production guidance for last year by 7,000 EVs. […]

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SpaceX seeks to boost Starlink speeds with recent FCC letter

Earlier this week, SpaceX filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeking regulatory clearance to help boost Starlink speeds. In its FCC letter, SpaceX requested for regulatory clearance to orbit some of its Starlink satellites closer to Earth. The Elon Musk-led company seeks to operate some of the second-generation Starlink satellites between 340-360 km […]

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Lucid posts Q4 2023 results, posts conservative FY 2024 target

Lucid Group Inc. has released its fourth quarter 2023 results. As per the luxury electric vehicle maker, it was able to deliver 1,734 vehicles in Q4, for a total of 6,001 vehicle deliveries in 2023. The company also produced 2,391 vehicles in Q4 and 8,428 vehicles in FY 2023, meeting the higher end of its […]

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Rivian laying off 10% of salaried workers in bid to optimize cost efficiency

During the company’s fourth quarter 2023 earnings call, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe announced that the automaker would be cutting about 10% of its salaried workers. The job cuts are part of the company’s efforts to optimize its cost efficiency.  The Rivian CEO announced the workforce adjustment during his opening remarks at the Q4 2023 earnings […]

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