Tesla

  • Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

    Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

    Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (via Canadian Press), with a $5,000 deposit for each upfront even though pricing is TBD for the vehicle, which is supposed to start shipping in… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature and Tesla unveils a semi truck

    Crunch Report | Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature and Tesla unveils a semi truck

    Today’s Stories Apple pushes back on the release of the Homepod Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature Tesla unveils a new semi truck Walmart will pilot the new Tesla Semis Credits Written by: Sarah Buhr
    Hosted by: Sarah Buhr
    Filmed by: Chris Gates
    Edited by: John Murillo Notes: Tito continues his journey in the Outback this week so you’re with me til Friday. Let’s… Read More

  • Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

    Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

    Walmart says that it intends to be among the first companies to pilot Tesla’s new all-electric Semi heavy-duty truck. The retailer told CNBC that it’s “excited to be among the first” to test the new vehicle, and to see how it might help them achieve “long-term sustainability goals” including decreasing their overall emissions footprint. The retailer will… Read More

  • Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed

    Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed

    Tesla has delivered the ultimate fan car – a revamped version of its original Roadster, with crazy fast acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, 0 to 100 mph times of only 4.2 seconds, a top speed north of 250 mph and 621 miles of estimated range on a single charge. There’s nothing quite like seeing the car peel out in person, which I got a chance to do at the Tesla… Read More

  • Tesla Semi has the technical capability to convoy today

    Tesla Semi has the technical capability to convoy today

    Tesla founder Elon Musk revealed at the Tesla Semi unveil that the truck can work in a convoy mode, with a three-truck convoy beating not only traditional diesel trucking, but also rail transport in terms of a cost per mile price. It can do $0.85 per mile, with diesel only able to do around $1.25 per mile at today’s gas prices. Convoying involves using a lead car to provide guidance… Read More

  • Tesla unveils the new Roadster

    Tesla unveils the new Roadster

    Tesla has unveiled a new Roadster, the new version of its original sports car. It’s the fastest production car ever made, according to Elon Musk, with speeds of just 1.9 seconds for 0 to 60 4.2 seconds for 0 to 100. It can handle a quarter-mile in 8.9 seconds. “This is the base model,” Musk said, then went on to mention that its top speed is above 250 mph. and it has a 200… Read More

  • The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

    The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

    Tesla’s Semi is an all-electric semi truck, which itself is a major feat, but its powertrain isn’t the only technological innovation that the automaker is applying to trucking. One other key element of the new Semi is that it will automatically avoid one of the most notorious, and dangerous potential safety issues faced by big rigs with trailers: jackknifing. Even the name is… Read More

  • Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

    Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

    Tesla’s truck is a departure from more traditional diesel-powered equivalents in a number of ways, but it might be most starkly different when it comes to the cabin. I got the chance to spend some time in and around the Tesla Semi, and it’s going to offer up a dramatically different experience for drivers once they get the chance to hit the road. The truck cab itself is obviously… Read More

  • What to expect from Tesla’s big electric truck reveal

    What to expect from Tesla’s big electric truck reveal

    Tesla is set to take the lid off its electric truck tomorrow for the first time, after months of teasing the big rig. CEO Elon Musk is still doing some teasing of his own, posting a short video clip of the truck all draped in shadow — but we’re still going to learn a lot tomorrow. Here’s a quick breakdown of what we know, what we think we know and what gaps we hope Tesla… Read More

  • Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge

    Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge

    Tesla has opened new Supercharger stations in California, the largest it has built to date. These are a new kind of Supercharger for the automaker, with not only the most stalls of any Supercharger station to date, at 40 per station, but also a dedicated “customer lounge” at one of the new locations. Read More

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