Dacia J. Ferris

Accidental computer geek, fascinated by most history and the multiplanetary future on its way. Quite keen on the democratization of space. | It's pronounced day-sha, but I answer to almost any variation thereof.

Tesla Semi competitor Nikola opens new headquarters, public tours to follow

Tesla Semi competitor Nikola Motors has opened its new headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, according to CEO Trevor Milton. The facility…

Rivian’s RJ Scaringe talks on-site farming plans for employees, battery storage solutions

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe recently shared insights about the company's psychology in a livestreamed conversation with professional rock climber Alex…

First Tesla Model 3 right-hand drive deliveries underway in the UK

If recent sightings are any indication, Tesla Model 3 right-hand drive (RHD) variants will soon be in the hands of…

New York takes aim at Elon Musk’s Boring Company flamethrower in new bill

The New York State Senate has passed a bill banning possession of flamethrowers, classifying the objects as weapons of the…

Rivian R1T poised to make an appearance at major US outdoor trade show

Rivian recently announced its upcoming attendance at Outdoor Retailer's Summer Market in Denver, Colorado, continuing their embrace of the outdoor…

Tesla to host Investor Battery and Drivetrain Day in Q3 2019

Tesla will host an Investor Battery and Drivetrain Day in August or September this year, according to CEO Elon Musk…

Rivian electric cars will have Amazon Alexa integration

Rivian's appearance at Amazon's re:MARS tech conference in Las Vegas last week has unveiled a new connection between the two…

Tesla soars past 40k total registrations in Norway, Model 3 leads the charge

The total number of Tesla Model S, Model X, and Model 3 registrations in Norway crossed the 40,000 mark last…

Rivian’s celebrity appeal expands to Shaq, showing ‘big’ electric adventure is for anyone

Rivian's appearance at Amazon's tech-focused re:MARS event this week drew some more attention from the celebrity crowd. Former NBA player…

First look at Tesla’s updated Enhanced Summon in action

An updated version of Tesla's Enhanced Summon - a set of new capabilities that allow drivers to operate their vehicle…

Tesla Sentry Mode catches man spraying acid on Model 3 over parking disagreement

Tesla's Sentry Mode has once again captured an act of vandalism, this time identifying a Model 3 owner's neighbor inconspicuously…

Tesla’s Model 3 build quality improvements discussed in video review

Tesla's Model 3 build quality has received a fair amount of criticism since it began shipping to customers, particularly in…

Rivian’s self-driving future in focus at Amazon’s re:MARS 2019 event

Rivian is attending Amazon's re:MARS 2019 event this week, an information and networking conference sponsored by the online retail giant…

Tesla Supercharger V3 rollout will prioritize long-distance routes, says Elon Musk

Tesla's Version 3 (V3) Superchargers will first begin rolling out in locations used for long-distance travel, according to an update…

Tesla’s Elon Musk details Model Y manufacturing improvements, insight on design

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently revealed improvements the all-electric car maker has made to its production process for the Model…

Tesla’s approach to battery technology keeps it ahead in the EV industry

Tesla's dominance in the growing electric vehicle (EV) industry is largely attributed to its unique approach to its battery technology.…

Tesla employee at Design Center opens up about smart, aggressive innovation

Tesla has a unique success story that can be largely attributed to the creative innovations the all-electric automaker fosters at…

Rivian really wants you to envision adventure with R1T’s mobile kitchen

Rivian has been on the move with publicity efforts surrounding a specialized kitchen set designed for their R1T truck's gear…

Rivian R1T pickup truck will be a viable commercial fleet vehicle, analysts weigh in

Rivian has branded itself as a luxury electric vehicle-maker for outdoor enthusiasts, but auto industry analysts have recently seen another…

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault amid emissions deal with Tesla

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is making another strategic move to aid in its shift towards electrification, this time proposing a…