Audi today announced the launch of a new team group called “Artemis,” and they plan to develop an “efficient electric car” to come to market by 2024. more… The post Audi announces upcoming new ‘highly efficient electric car’ appeared first on Electrek.
Chevy told us this week that its Bolt EV will carry the weight of GM’s electric vehicle program until the company’s new wave of battery-powered cars arrives. General Motors and the Chevrolet brand will use the Bolt to expand its base of EV buyers beyond early adopters. As part of that effort, Chevrolet published 15 […]
In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): In 2019, renewables exceeded coal in annual US energy consumption for the first time in more than 130 years. Louisiana has approved a $1 billion wind farm project. Oklahoma’s wind energy is growing like crazy, according to a VP at Goldman Sachs Renewable Energy Group. more… The post […]
Tesla and SpaceX are ramping up their synergy effort with workers moving between Elon Musk’s two companies, battery purchases, and more. more… The post Tesla and SpaceX ramp up synergy with workers moving, battery purchases, and more appeared first on Electrek.
Lightning Motorcycles is not just an electric vehicle company that thinks outside the box; its latest vehicle gets rid of the box entirely, opting instead for a fully enclosed motorcycle fairing. more… The post This odd-looking vehicle is reportedly Lightning’s enclosed electric motorcycle appeared first on Electrek.
Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla’s slower deployment of Supercharger V3 was due to production, but it is now ramping up. more… The post Elon Musk: Tesla is speeding up production and installations of Supercharger V3 appeared first on Electrek.
Amsterdam-based Squad Mobility’s solar powered electric two-seater quickly caught our fancy the last time we covered it. Now the Squad Solar City Car is back with updated design options for the solar-powered microcar. more… The post Squad’s solar-powered mini electric car gets new options, more solar power appeared first on Electrek.
Tesla has confirmed that the first tranche of Elon Musk’s massive CEO compensation plan has vested, and it’s worth almost $800 million. more… The post Tesla confirms Elon Musk unlocks first tranche of his compensation plan worth ~$800 million appeared first on Electrek.
Nissan yesterday unveiled its four-year growth plan. The Japanese automaker will “right-size” its production capacity and streamline unprofitable parts of its business. At the same time, Nissan said it would invest in areas of strength, such as sports cars and electric vehicles. That said, Nissan will introduce the Ariya EV to the US in 2021, […]
Tesla shareholders are going to vote on whether or not the automaker should use paid advertising, something that Tesla has been staying away from, and the company’s board is fighting against the proposal. more… The post Tesla shareholders will vote on using paid advertising, board fights to kill proposal appeared first on Electrek.
Anyone has a working API path to enable Sentry mode? Hi, I'm trying to enable Sentry mode with the API, but the path listed (/command/set_sentry_mode ) in the unofficial API docs isn't working (https://tesla-api.timdorr.com/vehicle/commands/sentrymode). Anyone has a working path? submitted by /u/dennusb [link] [comments]
What is everybody using for this. I’m tired of UBS failing to save or getting corrupted. Others are too slow and needs to be 4mbs or faster. SSD is way to go but what’s everybody using? Want to buy one last time and be done. Thanks everybody and stay safe. submitted by /u/Husky3002T [link] [comments]
I got my text for Model Y delivery yesterday. I set up everything and then paid the $25 due that is on my order. The rest of the amount will be financed. However, when I logged in today, there is $9.85 due. A closer look at it was they added this "Online Processing Fee" to […]
So I am planning on using the 19” rims that came with my TM3 for my “Winter Tires” But have been debating on what size of rims to get for my “Summer Tires”. For reference, I have made the decision already to get separate rims because changing them will be easier. That decision is made. […]
I know demand for the Y is still super high but waiting for the standard range one. We don’t road trip at all and my commute of 30 miles doesn’t require the larger battery. Has anyone heard any updates? Will it still cost $39,000 or has the price gone up? submitted by /u/T3CH--SUPP0RT [link] [comments]
hi all - i'm trying to decide between the Model 3 long range and Model Y long range. Love the look of the 3, but have a wife and young child (and hoping to have another within next couple years) - so the Y could be more practical with the extra cabin space. The thing […]
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Installed the update today and it seems like regen braking power is reduced. Nothing huge, but maybe a 10-15% difference in stopping distance. Found myself using the brake pedal a bit more as I adjusted. Not sure if this is something others have noticed? submitted by /u/Shordeli [link] [comments]
I would like to be able to run my camper and other power tools from the Cybertruck battery with the vault secured. There needs to be some clever way to feed power cables (up to 50amp 220v assuming that’s supported) from the inside of the vault to the exterior with everything closed and locked. submitted […]
Anyone else lose their cellular connectivity after upgrading to 2020.16.2.1? I just installed it yesterday and noticed this afternoon that I no longer have a cellular connection while driving. I've reset the car several times to no avail. At first I thought that perhaps there just might be a problem with the cellular network but […]
Jay Leno’s up-close look at the Cybertruck was released Wednesday, but the segment didn’t offer many new details about Tesla’s electric pickup slated for production next year. “Do you want your truck to bulletproof or not?” Musk asked Leno, touting one of the truck’s features. “I guess want my truck to be bulletproof, sure,” Leno... […]
Tesla vehicles bought in North America received price cuts Wednesday. Model S and X received $5,000 price cuts to $74,990 and $79,990 for the entry-level Long Range Plus versions. Performance versions were also cut by $5,000. Model 3 price was cut by $2,000 for all versions. The base-level Standard Range Plus Model 3 now starts... […]
UPDATE: Today’s mission was scrubbed due to weather. The next window for launch is scheduled for May 30 at 3:22 p.m. ET. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are on board the Dragon spacecraft and preparing for a a ride on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket today. Weather is looking promising for a 4:33 p.m.... […]
Tomorrow is the big day. SpaceX will launch its first crewed mission, sending NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. For nearly a decade, the U.S. has paid Russia to transport astronauts to the space station, but Wednesday launches a new era. SpaceX will be the first commercial carrier, while Boeing also has contracts to... […]
Another teaser of Jay Leno’s Garage featuring a test drive of the Cybertruck has been released ahead of the episode’s debut on Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. ET. With Chief Executive Elon Musk in the passenger seat, Leno pilots the raw-metal, futuristic pickup through the streets of Los Angeles. Musk and Leno caused headlines when they... […]
SpaceX is readying its historic launch next week of the Crew Dragon capsule and the astronauts making the trip are on site at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The launch is scheduled for May 27 launch, with veteran NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley manning the mission. Behnken is from St. Ann, Missouri. He has... […]
It’s not traditional, but it checks almost all the right boxes. Edmunds just published its list of the ‘Top 10 Modern Muscle Cars of 2020.’ It includes many of the usual suspects, such as the Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger. However, since muscle cars aren’t really a thing these days, there... […]
Tesla’s 2020.20 software update adds the highly-anticipated Fallout Shelter to the Tesla Arcade. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, who is well-versed in the post popular gaming titles, said last year during an interview at the E3 gaming convention that Fallout Shelter would eventually be added to the arcade. “Fallout Shelter puts you in control of... […]
Once people recognize the positive side effect of lockdown, they might start thinking about emissions and EVs. According to a survey of 3,000 users of YourParkingSpace.co.uk in the UK, the lower levels of emissions during the coronavirus lockdown might increase consumer interest in electric vehicles. The reason is simple – people spotted higher air quality... […]
He will offer Lucid 17 years of legal experience, 8 of which where at Tesla alone. Although Lucid Motors aims to be a unique electric car manufacturer, with exclusive solutions, it has a close relationship with Tesla. It’s CEO, Peter Rawlinson, is the man that engineered the Model S. He now promises the Lucid Air... […]
During the span of the hustle and bustle that many people encounter on a day-to-day basis in their lives, people tend to have activities outside of work that allow them to alleviate the stress from the monotony of life. From catching the new movie at the cinema, attending a sporting event of a favorite team, […]
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) recently received an optimistic outlook from Goldman Sachs analysts, with the Wall St. firm maintaining a “Buy” rating on the electric car maker. The updated price target on the company was posted by Goldman Sachs analyst Mark Delaney, who raised TSLA stock’s target from $864 to $925 per share, AnalystRatings reported. TSLA […]
The Tesla Model Y may be the electric car maker’s most understated vehicle in terms of exterior design, but it is also the one that is most ambitious in terms of its target market. This is because the Model Y is competing in the crossover segment, a market that is incredibly popular in regions such […]
It is evident that the Tesla Model Y was designed to be competitive in areas where winter performance is invaluable. This is one of the reasons why the all-electric crossover is the first in Tesla’s lineup to receive a heat pump instead of a resistive heating system, and why the vehicle is designed in such […]
Rather than making history on May 27th, SpaceX’s highest-profile launch ever – Crew Dragon’s NASA astronaut launch debut – was scrubbed just minutes before liftoff by stormy Florida weather. Unfortunately, conditions appear to be even less favorable on Saturday and Sunday backup windows. Weather trended well, until it didn’t The day began with launch fans […]
SpaceX has fired up the same full-scale Starship rocket for the fourth time, igniting its Raptor engine less than an hour before the FAA officially published a launch license of the ship’s hop test debut. The ignition marked the fourth time a Raptor engine has been fired up on Starship SN4 since May 5th, thankfully […]
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) will hold its 2020 Annual Shareholder Meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. In a Securities and Exchange Commission proxy statement filing on May 28, Tesla outlined seven key agenda items to be voted on by company shareholders. Tesla […]
The Tesla Model 3 can add another notch to its metaphorical belt after Austria listed the all-electric sedan as its most popular EV in April. The EV Sales Blog tracks the sale of electric vehicles in hundreds of countries across the world with detailed descriptions of how each car managed to perform in foreign markets. In […]
Tesla’s recent price reduction to three of its vehicles will likely encourage consumers to consider an electric car for their next automotive purchase. But the electric automaker is not the only company offering reduced prices on all-electric models during the pandemic, which makes the current time a favorable opportunity to purchase a new battery-electric or […]
The Mercedes-Benz EQC, a vehicle once considered as a potential “Tesla Killer” and a legitimate threat to the Model X, has reportedly sold less than 700 units in its home country since it was launched. This was according to data from Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority, which stated that only 397 units of the EQC […]