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Apple Plans To Use Tesla Battery Storage Systems At CA Solar Farm

Apple’s new energy storage project was designed with Tesla’s battery tech in mind. While reports say Apple’s project with Tesla was quietly approved last year, Apple has just officially announced that it’s building a battery energy storage facility at its solar farm in Northern California. The solar farm has been in play since 2015, though the announcement about the …
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Elon Musk Says Tesla Needs 10,000 Employees In Texas Through 2022

Apparently, Tesla isn’t just hiring for battery production, and it’s starting a student worker program. Just yesterday, we reported that Tesla has started posting battery-related jobs for its upcoming Giga Austin location. In order to have enough cells to begin large-scale production of the Model Y, and move on to the Cybertruck and Semi, Tesla needs to ramp up in-house battery production in …
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Tesla Gets Green Light To Move Forward With Lawsuit Against Rivian

Tesla claims former employees provided Rivian with trade secrets that it could use in its upcoming EVs. You may remember, last July, Tesla filed a lawsuit against Rivian claiming the startup electric automaker stole trade secrets. More specifically, Rivian has hired a long list of ex-Tesla employees, who, Tesla says, revealed secrets that the automaker could potentially use in …
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Watch Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta Work Wonders In A Slew Of Edge Cases

It’s dark, there’s traffic, pedestrians, double-parked cars, oncoming cars, you name it. Tesla FSD impresses here. Warning. The embedded tweet below contains a word that’s NSFW. However, that certainly wasn’t enough to keep us from sharing this highly impressive Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta video. It’s one of many clips put together by beta tester Whole Mars Catalog …
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Refreshed Tesla Model S Demand Appears To Be High & Increasing

Tesla CEO Elon Musk already mentioned this when the Fremont factory reopened after a very brief pause. Updated delivery timelines suggest that demand for the refreshed Tesla Model S Long Range and Plaid models is growing. Previously, Tesla was estimating that new orders would be delivered in four to eleven weeks. Now, the website is showing 10 to 14 weeks. Refreshed Model …
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VW Group CEO Herbert Diess Confirms ‘Race With Tesla’ & VW’s Advantages

Diess is one of the few automotive CEOs who credits Tesla’s momentum. He says it will be a race, but VW has some advantages. Late last week, we shared an article with you about Volkswagen Group’s upcoming electric vehicle investments. This is because the group’s new five-year planning cycle was just approved by the board. Now, this week, …