Tag: Tesla

Tesla introduces new Megapack, a $1 million 3 MWh battery system

Tesla, today has announced a new product in its energy storage line moving on from the Powerwall and the Powerpack, with the Megapack. It’s designed for large scale energy storage, think power stations and solar farms. Tesla actually revealed the Megapack in July 2019, and at that time, some things were known about it apart from the battery size, but the price was unknown. The 3 MWh pack will cost […]

Tesla is about to put the electric Semi truck into production

Tesla announced the new Roadster and the Semi back in the autumn of 2017 and now over three years later, the company is about to finally put the electric semi truck into production. Tesla will be the first manufacturer to produce an all electric truck with what can be classed as a long range, as there are other companies out there making electric trucks but they don’t have anywhere near […]

Tesla is planning on opening up its Supercharger network to other EVs

Tesla has announced that its Supercharger network will soon be able to work with other third party electric cars, starting later this year. Elon Musk announced the change on Twitter this week, replying to @TesLatino. Tesla has 2,500 stations accroess the world with a total of 25,000 individual charging points, 600 of which are in the UK and Ireland. We created our own connector, as there was no standard back […]

Tesla has made a police spec Model 3 for the UK forces

Tesla UK has recently shown off the Model 3 in a spec for the UK police forces, complete with sirens, lights and the high performance motors. Tesla hasn’t revealed what changes have been made to the inside but the company will be making it available to UK emergency services later in the year to test out and assess if it is suitable for for use. We do know that the […]

Tesla won’t be making the Model S Plaid+ with over 1,000bhp

Tesla has announced this week that the upcoming Model S Plaid and Model X Plaid+ models won’t be going on sale after all, with Tesla CEO Elon Musk saying that the model is cancelled as the standard Plaid model is powerful enough. The standard Model S Plaid and Model X Plaid models come with 1,006bhp from the three motors on board, with a claimed 0-60mph time of under 2 seconds, at 1.99 […]

Tesla activates the in car camera in new update

Tesla has released a new update for its cars which activates the cabin camera to be used for detecting whether or not the driver is paying attention when Autopilot is being used. Version 2021.4.15.11 mentions that the camera will be used to “detect and alert driver inattentiveness while Autopilot is engaged.” Elon Musk did say a while ago that using cameras to detect whether or not a driver is paying […]

Tesla is now bundling solar panels and the Powerwall

Tesla is now bundling together its solar panel products and the Powerwall battery storage device, meaning you can only purchase both of them together. Starting next week, the Tesla website will let potential customers know that the only way to get the Tesla Solar Panels and Solar Roof is to purchase them with the Powerwall battery. Elon has said Tesla will be able to unlock more capabilities down the line. […]

Tesla is now expanding the beta for Full Self-Driving

Tesla currently has Full Self-Driving support for its cars in beta currently, but it has limited spaces so only a certain amount of people have been able to join. However that is soon about to change, Elon Musk recently tweeted out that the beta program is expanding, by a lot. The program is going to expand in size by about ten times. If you want to take part, Elon Musk […]

Tesla has stopped taking orders for the base line Model Y

In the last few days, Tesla has stopped orders for the entry level Model Y small SUV. The Standard Range version only launched a few weeks ago and has been dropped all of a sudden. This decision could be for any reason, supply issues, backorders retooling etc. The base price of the Model Y was $39,990 which was a reduced price anyway, now the Standard Range version has gone the […]

Tesla has been ordered to recall 12,300 Model X cars due to loose trim

Tesla has been ordered to recall over 12,000 Tesla Model X vehicles worldwide due to trim issues related to adhesive. Germany has instigated the recall, specifically KBA, the motor vehicle regulator in Germany. The KBA has said that on older Model X vehicles, the trim could become loose and then could fall off while the car is moving, which is a serious safety issue. This issue affects older Model X vehicle, […]