Electric Cars

  • Musk responds to environmental concerns about Tesla’s Berlin Gigafactory site
    by Charles Morris on January 27, 2020 at 1:12 am

    Tesla’s board of directors has approved an agreement with the state of Brandenburg to buy a property in an industrial area on the outskirts of Berlin, bringing the company a step closer to opening its European Gigafactory. According to a Brandenburg government spokesman, Tesla will buy the 300-hectare property for a price of around 41… Read more »

  • SpaceX’s Elon Musk and his plans to send 1 million people to Mars
    by Amy Thompson on January 26, 2020 at 11:32 pm

    Elon Musk has big plans for Mars and it’s no secret that the SpaceX founder and CEO envisions a future where humans inhabit more than one planet, but how do we get there? In a series of tweets, Musk outlined a plan to build a city on Mars by 2050, and fill it with 1 The post SpaceX’s Elon Musk and his plans to send 1 million people to Mars appeared first on TESLARATI.

  • Rivian will start under expected $69,000 price – Cybertruck effect in action?
    by Jameson Dow on January 26, 2020 at 9:26 pm

    The upcoming Rivian R1T pickup and R1S SUV will be cheaper than previously expected.  The R1T was originally announced with a $69,000 base price (and the R1S SUV at $72k). Rivian now says that $69k will be the price for a “well-equipped vehicle” and that base model pricing will actually be lower than that. more… The post Rivian will start under expected $69,000 price – Cybertruck effect in action? appeared first on Electrek.

  • Tesla’s own wireless phone charger for Model S and Model X may finally be coming
    by Randell Suba on January 26, 2020 at 5:55 pm

    A new Tesla wireless phone charger with an extended power profile is coming soon based on a product page published by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). There are also speculations based on leaked information that this wireless phone charger will be rolled out to the Tesla Model X SUV and its sibling, the Model S The post Tesla’s own wireless phone charger for Model S and Model X may finally be coming appeared first on TESLARATI.

  • Tesla thrown under the bus in dinner conversation with Donald Trump
    by Simon Alvarez on January 26, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    Tesla has grown much over the years, as evidenced by the domination of the Model 3 in the premium sedan segment and the rise of factories like Giga Shanghai. Yet, at the same time, the level of Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (FUD) that the company and its supporters have had to deal with have also The post Tesla thrown under the bus in dinner conversation with Donald Trump appeared first on TESLARATI.