Tesla opens the first V4 Supercharger in the Netherlands

Tesla has recently opened the first V4 Supercharger at a new location in the Netherlands. The Supercharger location is in Harderwijk in the Netherlands and has 16 independent charging stations that will be soon opening up support for third-party cars, such as non-Tesla vehicles. First V4 Supercharger stalls now open in Harderwijk 🇳🇱! Stalls are equipped with a longer cable, providing easy access for all EVs. pic.twitter.com/TnY3dBoyhP — Tesla Charging […]

Tesla has opened up more Superchargers in Europe for non-Tesla cars to use

Tesla has been busy in the last few weeks opening up support for more third party access to its charging network. Back in early 2022, Tesla started the program which allowed non-Tesla electric vehicles to charge on the renowned Supercharger network. The initial rollout started with the Netherlands and it is now expanding throughout the UK and Europe for people to use. In the last few days, Tesla has opened […]

Tesla has opened a new engineering headquarters in California

Tesla has today announced that is has opened a brand new engineering headquarters in California, in the former headquarters of Hewlett-Packard. The company will use the factory to house new engineers focused on R&D for artificial intelligence, eventually to be used in upcoming robots and electric vehicles. Tesla CEO, Elon Musk described the new headquarters has the second HQ for the company, making Tesla a company now with two HQs. […]

Tesla driver in Germany fell asleep with autopilot on

Earlier this month, it was reported that a Tesla driver in Bavaria, Germany was chased by police for 15 minutes after had fallen asleep with the autopilot self driving system switched on. The driver, 45 had reclined his seat and was driving along the A70 road near Bamberg. The traffic officers ad noticed that the driver was tailing the police car at the exact same distance in front, at 68mph […]

Tesla announces a new wireless phone charger that rivals the never-released AirPower

Tesla has this week revealed an all new wireless phone charger that seems to closely resemble the technical undertaking that Apple had planned for the AirPower back in 2017. Apple never got round to actually launching the wireless charger and was ultimately scrapped a few years later. However, the new Wireless Charging Platform from Tesla has managed to do what Apple couldn’t. Tesla say that the charger can charge up […]

Tesla is reported to be redesigning Model 3 in order to cut costs

Tesla has been reported to be cutting production costs for the Model 3, with a new redesigned version in the works. The news comes to us from Reuters and will be one of the first thorougher reworkings of the car since the company launched it back in 2017 and will affect the exterior and powertrain performance of the car. Reuters has also reported that the Shanghai Gigafactory will start production of the new […]

Tesla recalls 30,000 Model X units, due to faulty airbags

Tesla has recently recalled 29,348 Model X vehicles due to a software issue that could affect the functionality of the airbag. This recall affects vehicles in the US and ones that were manufactured between 2021 2022. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a PDF outlining the specifics. According to the NHTSA, this issue could cause the airbag to deploy in some low-speed collisions when it wasn’t needed. The […]

Tesla is aiming to produce around 100 all electric Semi trucks this year

Tesla is working to produce around 100 all electric Semi trucks this year, which is higher than previously expected. We reported earlier in October that the company had started production, after many years of delays and setbacks. Tesla is now ready to ramp things up, with 50,000 units per year on the target for 2024. Tesla is going to be holding a delivery event for the Tesla Semi on 1st […]

Tesla recalls 40,000 cars due to power steering issue

Tesla has this week has recalled around 40,000 cars, which include the Model S and Model X – coincidently, the two most expensive models the company makes. BBC News reported the information yesterday and it affects exactly 40,168 units. The issue is down to a software issue which can detect potholes and other road imperfections as steering assist torque, which according to the NHTSA can be so serious, it could result in […]

Zoom is coming soon to Tesla vehicles

Today, Zoom has revealed that soon, Tesla vehicles will have native access to the video conferencing app. The news came via the company’s annual Zoomtopia 2022 event today. The Zoom app will run natively on Tesla vehicles and utilise the cabin camera that is located just above the rear-view mirror. To date, the interior camera has gone unused and hasn’t really served a purpose. Earlier this year, some people noticed […]