Tesla removes Cybertruck prices and specifications from official website

Tesla has updated their Cybertruck page and removed all previously detailed Cybertruck prices and specifications.  For those unaware, the Cybertruck side of their site used to outline three different variants of the electric automaker’s light-duty truck.  Read more: Tesla Cybertruck: An intriguing electric pickup with a long ways to go Where did you come from, where …

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Rivian opening their Venice Hub on Sunday, October 17th

American EV automaker Rivian will be opening their first “Rivian Hub” on October 17th, 2021.  It’s been barely a month since Rivian started delivering their first consumer-grade vehicles. With the rollout of the R1T in September, Rivian became the first company to deliver a fully electric pickup truck. After months of building pre-production vehicles, this …

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Honda will only sell electric vehicles in China after 2030

Honda Motor Company is mobilizing their own all-electric vehicle shift in China. After 2030, all Honda vehicles sold in the world’s most populous country will be electrified. This includes hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and fully electric vehicles (EVs). Honda plans to bring their Ultium-based Prologue to North American markets in 2024, but the only electric …

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Cruise, Waymo self-driving rideshares will soon show up in California

Imagine calling up your Uber and the first thing you notice is that there’s no driver. The front seat is entirely empty, yet the vehicle is up, running, and ready to transport you to your destination. Once just an idea, fully autonomous rideshares will soon be populating the streets of San Francisco. In today’s world, …

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Tesla bumps up prices on Model 3 and Model Y in overnight update

If you thought Tesla was done raising the prices of their vehicles, you would be mistaken. In an overnight website update implemented between October 5 and October 6, Tesla upped the prices on the Model 3 and Model Y. As things currently stand, demand for Tesla’s electric vehicles significantly exceeds supply. With Tesla suffering from …

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GM unveils Ultra Cruise hands-free driving system, launch planned for 2023

Today, General Motors pulled back the curtains on Ultra Cruise, its next-generation hands-free driver assist technology. This comes but days after the company secured new permits for their autonomous ridesharing project, Cruise. Read more: Best electric cars – a buyer’s guide Let’s talk about what Ultra Cruise actually is. To understand its importance, at least in …

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Tesla must pay ex-contract worker $137 million due to racism, hostile environment

  Tesla is finding out just how costly a hostile work environment can be. After failing to mitigate acts of racial inequality and discrimination at their factory in Fremont, CA between June 2015 and May 2016, the automaker now owes former contract worker Owen Diaz $130 million in punitive damages and $6.9 million for emotional …

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Tesla posts new quarterly production and delivery records in Q3 2021

Tesla has released its vehicle delivery and production report for Q3 2021 and the results are record-setting.  According to the report, in their third quarter, the world’s most valuable automaker “produced approximately 238,000 vehicles and delivered over 240,000 vehicles.” They cite global supply chain and logistics challenges as obstacles that led to a number of …

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