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 patent reveals ‘High Speed Wiring’ design for full self-driving safety

Tesla has filed a recently-published patent application titled "High-Speed Wiring System Architecture" that addresses an important aspect of its Full…

Tesla Model X owner showcases DIY automatic lifting frunk

Similar to the Model S and 3, the Model X’s hood can be unlatched from the vehicle’s touchscreen and remote…

Tesla is the benevolent harbinger of doom for fossil-fueled cars

It’s obvious by now that Tesla is having a major impact on the automotive world, and this seems to be…

Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus begins arriving in Norway

After the Model 3 lead the charge in surpassing 40,000 total Tesla registrations in Norway in June this year, the…

Rivian teases multiple roof options for R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV

Rivian has traveled to various locations across the United States promoting its upcoming all-electric R1T truck and R1S SUV, and…

Tesla reviewer reveals a secret of the Model 3’s stellar sound system

A Tesla Model 3 reviewer from Australian publication CarAdvice.com recently took to Twitter to give insights on the all-electric vehicle's…

Rivian Motorway name change approved by city council despite opposition

The City Council of Bloomington, Illinois approved a motion last night to rename the highway where Rivian's main manufacturing plant…

Tesla Virtual Power Plant’s success prompts officials to plan major expansion in South Australia

The popularity of South Australia's Tesla-powered Virtual Power Plant (VPP) initiative which began last year is now over-subscribed, according to…

Tesla Smart Summon takes on speed bumps and shadows in run up to V10 release

Tesla’s Smart Summon feature is in its fourth iteration, and Early Access Program participants are testing out the most updated…

Tesla gets a free-trade pass on China tensions with the US, or does it?

It's hard to miss all the headlines about the United States' trade war with China, the stock market's reaction to…

Tesla Model 3 owner implants RFID key card chip into her arm as ultimate hack to unlock door

Tesla owner, maker, and software engineer Amie DD has undertaken the ultimate hack: Implanting the chip from inside her Model…

Tesla Sentry Mode helps identify thieves after Model S burglary in Los Angeles

Tesla's Sentry Mode is helping deliver justice again by capturing the faces of thieves involved in a Model S break-in…

Rivian patent hints at real-time brake wear monitoring system using driver profiles

Rivian's attention to detail on its all-electric vehicles is laudable, and a recent patent application by the outdoor adventure company…

First look at Tesla’s ‘more confident’ Smart Summon feature ahead of V10 release

The fourth iteration of Tesla's Smart Summon feature has begun rolling out to Early Access Program participants, demonstrating the continued…

Tesla Model 3 featured in Chevron ad for battery and fast charger investments

Chevron's investment into clean energy technologies seems to have a clear inspiration: The success of Tesla. In a marketing video…

Tesla rebel mechanic Rich Rebuilds is electrifying a Ford Model A ‘Rat Rod’

Rich Benoit of the popular YouTube channel ‘Rich Rebuilds’ has a reputation for breathing life into Tesla’s electric cars long…

Tesla Arcade duels US Chess Grandmaster in Model 3 vs. human matchup

Tesla's in-car gaming experience was designed to primarily entertain the average, everyday Supercharger visitor, but sometimes their all-electric vehicles get…

Tesla on Mars: A vision of an all-electric infrastructure on the Red Planet

The words Elon Musk and Mars find themselves in the same sentence frequently, and for good reason. After all, why…

The Boring Company’s Las Vegas transport tunnel meets skepticism from Monorail officials

The Boring Company's Las Vegas tunnel project is no stranger to struggle, and it appears that trend continues even after…

Tesla triples European sales in first half of 2019 as regional car market drops 7.9%

As the overall European car market fell nearly 8% in June over last year, Tesla managed to both buck the…