Tesla desirability drops in Morgan Stanley’s 4th Annual Intern Survey – Elon Musk

Morgan Stanley’s 4th Annual Intern Survey has revealed that Tesla’s desirability may be dropping, at least among the investment management and financial services company’s interns. In a note, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas stated that the firm’s survey provides a “window into the preferences of a future generation of business leaders and commercial influencers.” The … Read more

Tesla Full Self-Driving effort faces mounting pressure from many fronts – Elon Musk

Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving programs are facing mounting pressure from many fronts as regulators and politicians are getting involved. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has famously launched 38 special investigations of crashes involving Tesla vehicles where it believes advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), under which both Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving Beta … Read more

Tesla is reportedly going to build Model Y with BYD blade batteries at Gigafactory Berlin – Elon Musk

After months of rumors that Tesla is going to use BYD’s blade batteries at Gigafactory Shanghai, there’s a surprising turn of events that suggest Tesla is actually going to use the new battery cells at Gigafactory Berlin, and it reportedly already took delivery of the first cells. In 2020, BYD, a China-based electric vehicle and … Read more

Aptera’s Gamma is as crazy as it is efficient in first hands-on look – Elon Musk

Aptera offered its first hands-on look at the Gamma solar-powered vehicle today, which is as crazy looking as it is efficient, thanks to a world-class drag co-efficient and incredibly sleek design. The Fully Charged Show was given access to what Aptera called the “Alpha prototype” of their upcoming Gamma model. This vehicle was significantly more … Read more

New Union of Concerned Scientists report: Yes, EVs are greener than ga – Elon Musk

Posted on August 11, 2022 by Charles Morris All technologies have environmental impacts, and even “zero-emission” vehicles do create carbon emissions, both in their manufacture and in generating the electricity used to power them. Above: An electric vehicle charging curbside. Photo: Andrew Roberts / Unsplash It’s reasonable to ask how much these emissions amount to, … Read more