Joey Klender

Writer covering Tesla, Elon Musk and other EVs. Penn State Alum, Environmentalist, Mixed Martial Arts fanatic, Washington Capitals' biggest fan, and poker player. Inspired by Elon Musk.

Tesla Model 3 firmware update for 5% power boost compared, before and after

Tesla's recently released 2019.36.2.1 over-the-air software update promised a roughly 5% power increase to owners of the Model 3, Model…

Tesla Model 3 owner targeted in road rage “coal roll” attack, caught on TeslaCam

An owner of a Tesla Model 3 Performance variant fell victim to a "coal roll" attack from a large diesel…

Rivian’s R1T and R1S to be displayed at Fully Charged North American event

The Rivian R1T pickup truck and R1S sport-utility vehicle will be on display for public viewing at the Fully Charged…

Tesla Model 3 wins over Sheriff’s Office after test drive, Model Y considered for future fleet

The Tesla Model 3 has caught the attention of the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after officers in…

Tesla receives top scores in Moody’s Carbon Transition Assessment

Tesla was recognized as the only manufacturer to receive the highest possible score on Moody's Carbon Transition Assessments (CTAs). The…

Tesla readies for Made-in-China Model 3 launch

Tesla's Chinese division recently released a new teaser for the Made-in-China Model 3, stating that the vehicle is "coming soon"…

Tesla Model S, X to get bigger battery pack capacity in Plaid variant

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed plans for an increase in battery pack capacity for the future Plaid variant of…

Tesla reaches preliminary agreement with battery supplier in China

Tesla's electric cars produced at Gigafactory 3 will reportedly be powered by batteries from Chinese battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology…

Tesla and Walmart settle lawsuit over issues concerning solar panel installations

Tesla's lawsuit with American multinational retail giant Walmart has come to a close according to a joint statement made by…

Tesla Model 3 recognizes, then avoids traffic cone in Smart Summon maneuver

A recently uploaded YouTube video from a Tesla Model 3 owner shows Smart Summon, a feature exclusive to those with…

Tesla Model Y with calibration equipment spotted road testing in CA freeway

The Tesla Model Y has once again been spotted on California Route 17 performing testing ahead of its initial production…

Elon Musk’s Tesla ‘Cyberpunk’ Pickup Truck concept brought to life in detailed 3D renders

Tesla's Pickup Truck has been the subject of a cool 3D render from the digital media company TurboSquid ahead of…

Tesla’s new software will display traffic cones in improved Driving Visualizations

Tesla has started to roll out Software Update 2019.36.1, showing improvements to the Driving Visualization feature. Tesla Model 3 owners…

Tesla Model 3 owner survey reveals improvements in Service and Supercharging

Tesla Model 3 owners are reporting improvements in the company's ability to offer a higher availability of Superchargers to customers,…

Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor gets rebuilt for $6k by Rich Rebuilds of Electrified Garage

Tesla rebuilder and the man behind Electrified Garage, Rich Rebuilds, recently shared the story of how a totaled Model 3…

Tesla improves Model 3’s interior cabin noise in latest production cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently addressed a question regarding interior cabin noise in the Model 3, stating the issue has…

Tesla Model 3 survey reveals much-improved build quality and a happier owners community

An extensive survey of 5,000 Tesla Model 3 owners conducted by Bloomberg reveals that buyers are finding increasingly improved vehicle…

Tesla Navigate on Autopilot to get Automatic HOV Lane detection

Tesla is expected to add an automatic High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) recognition feature that will enable Navigate on Autopilot to automatically…

Tesla Model Y: Why it will dominate the crossover EV segment

Tesla's Model Y will be the company's first crack at the all-too popular crossover segment. With its first expected deliveries…

Tesla reduces Solar + Powerwall pricing amid CA wildfire power outages

With wildfires blazing through portions of California, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has knocked $1,000 off the price of Solar+Powerwall prices…