Tesla ‘Plaid’ Model S Allegedly Beats Porsche Taycan’s Nürburgring time

We recently covered the buzz with Tesla’s Model S setting a new track record in California. And, it has been almost a week now – a witness says that Tesla ‘Plaid’ Model S crushed the timings of Porsche Taycan at Nürburgring (one of the most challenging racing tracks in Germany). The lap time by Tesla ‘Plaid’ Model S is believed to be 7:23 minutes.The Tesla ‘Plaid’ Model S is not […]


Tesla Patents New Long-Lasting Battery With Reduced Costs

As spotted by Electrek, Tesla seems to have filed a patent that hints at a new longer-lasting battery with better performance and cheaper costs. The patent can be found at Wipo’s patentscope if you are curious about all the technical details. In either case,  let us talk about what’s worth noting here.The patent lists Jeffery Dahn (Tesla’s battery research partner) and his team as the inventors. For the specifics, the […]


Tesla Model S Just Set A New Track Record In California Says Elon Musk

Elon Musk, in a tweet, revealed that the Tesla Model S set a track record for the fastest 4-door at California’s Laguna Seca racetrack. He also mentioned that the video will be uploaded next. Model S just set record for fastest 4 door ever at Laguna Seca, video tmrw — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 11, 2019This may not be a big deal for car enthusiasts in general – but after […]


Video Shows Tesla Driver and Passenger Asleep On The Road

A bizarre video on Twitter revealed that the driver and passenger were both asleep in a Tesla car with Autopilot mode on. This story started trending when a netizen (Dakota Randall) uploaded the video in a tweet saying:Dakota spotted this at Newton Corner, Massachusetts (United States) just when he thought he was passing by a “regular” Tesla car. Obviously, that was not the case. And, he recorded a video where […]


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Tesla’s Solar Panels Reportedly Caught On Fire In An Amazon Warehouse

Usually when we think of solar panels, we think of their positive uses and benefits on how they can potentially help save the environment by reducing our need for more traditional forms of energy. However, as with all electronics, they can sometimes fail, or in the case of Amazon, it appears that their use of Tesla’s solar panels at one of their warehouses has resulted in it catching on fire.


Thieves Steal A Locked Tesla In Under 30 Seconds By Tricking Its System

Modern cars these days usually feature a keyless system, where as long as you have the key fob on your person and you’re near your car, the car can be unlocked and started. This is no doubt a more convenient system compared to fumbling for your keys, but in turn, it has created some problems as well.


Biohacker Implants RFID Chip Into Her Arm To Unlock Her Tesla Model 3

The idea of implanting technology into our bodies isn’t exactly new. However, it seems that one particular biohacker by the name of Amie DD has gone one step further by implanting an RFID chip into her arm, which in turn could be used by her to unlock the door to her Tesla Model 3 vehicle.


Your Tesla Will Soon Be Able To Stream Netflix And YouTube

You play quite a few games on the massive in-car display of your Tesla, obviously when it’s stationary, and soon you will be able to stream your favorite content from Netflix and YouTube as well. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that Teslas will gain the ability to stream Netflix and YouTube in the near future.


Someone Parked Their Tesla On A Stranger’s Lawn And Stole Their Electricity

The problem with electric cars is that they need to be recharged. If you’re not diligent about keeping it topped off, there is a good chance you could find yourself out of battery, and since chargers aren’t exactly widely available, it can be rather inconvenient. However, if you ever do find yourself in such a situation, maybe don’t do what this couple did.


Apple’s Car Plans Remain Unclear, But They Are Still On A Hiring Spree

Apple’s plans for their own electric/self-driving is an open secret, although it was earlier this year that it was suggested that the company’s car project could be scrapped. Whether or not they have is unclear as Apple has yet to confirm or deny anything, but it seems that things could be progressing as intended.


Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ Option Cost Being Increased By $1,000

Tesla has long touted technology which will enable its vehicles to drive on their own, regulations permitting. Customers are required to pay extra for this option and those who are considering this for their next Tesla purchase should now keep in mind that the price of the full self-driving option is being increased. This is the second time in a few months that Tesla has increased the price of a […]


Tesla Now Longer Offers Standard Range Model S And Model X

Were you interested in picking up a Standard Range version of the Model S and Model X? You have missed your chance to buy it new. Tesla has dropped this version for both models, which basically means that it has actually increased the minimum price for the Model S and Model X by a couple of thousand dollars. Tesla’s online configuration only lists the Long Range and Performance models of […]


Tesla Model 3 Cars Can Now Be Charged With DC Fast Chargers

There’s good news for those who own a Tesla Model 3. The company has finally allowed owners of the vehicle to use DC fast chargers across the United States that aren’t a part of its Supercharger network to charge their vehicles. Tesla has rolled out an update for the Model 3 which makes them open to charging via DC fast chargers.


Old Teslas To Get Free Self-Driving Chip Upgrade This Year

Old Tesla vehicles will most likely be retrofitted with the company’s new and more powerful self-driving chip for free later this year, this according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. He gave this timeline in response to a query on Twitter about when the company was planning to upgrade existing models to the newer chip.