By Joey Klender Posted on September 7, 2022 Lucid Motors is continuing to struggle with its initial production ramp of its introductory EV, the Lucid Air. However, it is also having trouble keeping the high-ranking executives it hired and tasked with solving the issues that have kept the electric vehicle startup from reaching mass production.
By Johnna Crider Posted on September 6, 2022 Elon Musk called out Twitter for the social network’s lack of effort in removing bots and spam accounts today. His response was to The Future Funds’ Gary Black who said that Elon Musk should be very careful to not disrespect Twitter’s counsel. “Judge McCormick is a no-nonsense
By William Johnson Posted on September 5, 2022 California’s recent announcement of a new ICE vehicle ban after 2035 is facing more criticism outside the state. California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) recently stated that the sale of new ICE vehicles would be banned after 2035. While this has received split reactions from around the country,
By Eric Ralph Posted on September 4, 2022 SpaceX has completed its 40th Falcon 9 launch of 2022, delivering a new batch of Starlink satellites and Boeing demonstration satellite into orbit. Right on schedule, Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS) LC-40 pad at 10:09 pm EDT, Sunday, September 4th.
By Johnna Crider Posted on September 3, 2022 Tesla’s AI Day last year was an incredible learning experience for me when I attended in person. Tesla will be holding its second AI Day event at the end of this month and we have a lot to look forward to. Loup Ventures seems to agree and
By Joey Klender Posted on September 2, 2022 The Ford F-150 Lightning helped surge the automaker’s EV sales figures to an over 300 percent growth year-over-year in August. The F-150 Lightning was America’s best-selling electric truck in August and has helped Ford’s EV sales expand four times as fast as the rest of the sector.
By Joey Klender Posted on September 1, 2022 Mercedes-Benz has announced the pricing of its six EQS SUV trims that are built in the company’s Tuscaloosa, Alabama, facility in the United States. Starting at $104,400, Mercedes-Benz launched production of the premium electric SUV started production last week, making it the first vehicle on the EQ
By William Johnson Posted on August 31, 2022 BYD shares (HKSE: 1211.HK) on the Hong Kong stock exchange tumbled nearly 12 percent today after Berkshire Hathaway divested 1 million shares from the company. According to Fortune, Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway has been invested in BYD since 2006 and has made roughly $7 billion in profit
By Johnna Crider Posted on August 30, 2022 The Boulder City Police Department purchased several new EVs for its fleet and we recently reported on the purchase of its Tesla Model Ys. Boulder City purchased the new EVs with a small portion of the American Rescue Plan Act funds and the city said that this
By Joey Klender Posted on August 29, 2022 A Tesla Model S Plaid driven by professional electric vehicle driver Blake Fuller recently dismantled the previous EV hot lap record at Sebring Raceway in Highlands County, Florida, which was not close. The all-electric Model S Plaid broke the record by nearly five seconds in one of
By William Johnson Posted on August 28, 2022 A recent survey finds that some hilarious misconceptions still surround EVs. A survey conducted by Leasing Options, which included over 2,000 people from the UK, found that a small minority still hold misconceptions about EVs and their safety. While the vast majority of respondents could discern fact
By Johnna Crider Posted on August 27, 2022 Tesla’s Technoking Elon Musk is scheduled to speak at the ONS 2022 Conference along with a few world leaders and energy company CEOs. The conference will take place from August 29 to September 1, 2022. The ONS Foundation is a nonprofit organization that facilitates discussions and collaboration
By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 26, 2022 Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg was a recent guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, and during the episode, he discussed, among other things, neural technology. During his conversation, Zuckerberg remarked that Elon Musk’s Neuralink would probably not be popular in the next 10-15 years because “normal people” would not
By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 25, 2022 After weeks of Dan O’Dowd’s The Dawn Project aggressively pushing its new anti-FSD ad, Tesla has sent a cease-and-desist letter demanding that the campaign be stopped immediately. A full copy of Tesla’s cease-and-desist letter was recently shared online courtesy of FSD Beta tester @WholeMarsCatalog. As could be seen
By Johnna Crider Posted on August 24, 2022 SpaceX and T-Mobile CEO, Mike Sievert have plans to increase connectivity, SpaceX announced earlier today. SpaceX will hold the live broadcast on Thursday evening at 7 pm Central Standard Time (8 pm Eastern/5 pm Pacific). Although we don’t know much, Elon Musk said that this was something
By William Johnson Posted on August 23, 2022 Delorean has unveiled a prototype of their upcoming Alpha 5 coupe at Monterey Car Week. Delorean hopes to bring back the old DMC brand with their new Alpha 5 coupe, but this fifth prototype/concept car has not inspired confidence in many observers. Nonetheless, Delorean is aiming for
By Joey Klender Posted on August 22, 2022 When Tesla filed a complaint against the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), accusing the agencies of rushing to file lawsuits against businesses without conducting investigations in early June, it expected to come out on top based on
By Johnna Crider Posted on August 21, 2022 Tesla Autopilot prevents around 40 crashes per day that would have been caused by sudden unintended acceleration (SUA). This news comes from Tesla’s Autopilot Software Director, Ashok Elluswamy, who shared this news during his workshop at the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) in New
By Johnna Crider Posted on August 19, 2022 It’s not every day that you get to have a quick look inside the Tesla Cybertruck as it drives around Giga Texas. Jack Griffiths Garage graced Instagram with such a quick look and you can see two people in the front as he takes a video of
By William Johnson Posted on August 19, 2022 Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new EQS SUV variant that will go on sale later this year. Mercedes has expanded their EQ line of electric vehicles with the new EQS SUV. The 7-seater luxury SUV starts at $130,000, features an optional all-wheel-drive system capable of 536 horsepower, has