Joey Klender

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Tesla, NHTSA in discussions regarding HVAC issues

Recent complaints regarding Tesla's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems have prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)…

University of Michigan uses recycled Kevlar fiber to solve lithium-sulfur battery life cycle issues

The University of Michigan Chemical Sciences and Engineering team, led by Professor Nicholas Kotov, has developed a "new biologically inspired…

Tesla’s request for tougher fuel economy penalties thrown out by U.S. Appeals Court

Tesla's request for tougher penalties on automakers that fail to meet U.S. fuel economy standards was thrown out by a…

Tesla Model 3, Y HVAC systems under ‘Issue Assessment Investigation’ in Canada

Tesla Model 3 and Model Y vehicles in Canada are currently under an "Issue Assessment Investigation" by Transport Canada for…

Ford reaches $100B market cap thanks to the Jim Farley Effect

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F)captured a $100 billion market capitalization earlier today as shares surged over 4% on Thursday. Ford's…

Tesla’s ‘challenges’ with India gov’t halt potential rescue of $27B manufacturing initiative

In 2014 when Narendra Modi officially became Prime Minister of India, his first message to people around the world was…

Volkswagen reports 96% increase in deliveries of electric vehicles in 2021

Volkswagen said that deliveries of its all-electric vehicles increased by 96 percent in 2021 compared to 2020. The surge in…

USPS says full-EV fleet not possible by 2033, requires $2.3B in additional investments

The United States Postal Service said in its December 2021 Environmental Impact Statement report that committing to a fully-electric fleet…

Tesla Gigafactory Texas will sit on ‘Tesla Road’ following unanimous vote on name change

Tesla Gigafactory Texas will not move geographical locations, but it will be on a new road. On Tuesday evening, the…

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving regulation process to be further examined by California DMV

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is further examining the regulation process of Tesla's Full Self-Driving Beta program to determine…

Volkswagen pledges to double ID sales in China after sub-par year due to chip shortage

Volkswagen Auto Group missed its sales goals for the ID. family of vehicles in China in 2021 by around 12…

Tesla Model S Plaid accidentally starts drag race in reverse, wins anyway

A Tesla Model S Plaid involved in a drag race against a Chevrolet 2600 HD Diesel truck accidentally started the…

Georgia lands $43M battery recycling plant project shortly after Rivian commitment

The City of Covington, Georgia has landed a massive $43 million lithium-ion battery recycling plant, the largest of its kind…

Tesla and Talon Metals agree to terms for U.S. nickel supply

Tesla has agreed to a nickel supply deal with Talon Metals, a Minnesota-based company. It is the first United States…

Tesla to lose Vice President of People Valerie Capers Workman

Tesla's Human Resources Department will take a hit next week when Valerie Capers Workman, the company's Vice President of People,…

Ford hires VW alum Sander to overtake its European EV expansion plan

Ford of Europe has announced that Martin Sander has been appointed to General Manager of Passenger Vehicles and Chair of…

Tesla owners ponder EV’s effectiveness as cryptocurrency mining rig

Tesla Model 3: fast, high-tech, reasonably affordable, and able to mine cryptocurrencies? A Tesla Model 3 has been converted into…

How Tesla stock and a PPP loan landed a man four years in jail

Among the many things Andrew Aaron Lloyd bought with his $3.4 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan from the United…

Tesla to raise Full Self-Driving price by $2,000, bringing price to $12k

Tesla will raise the price of the Full Self-Driving suite by $2,000, bringing the price to $12,000 effective on January…

Tesla Model 3 leads charge of UK’s ‘most successful year for EV uptake’

In 2021, Tesla's Model 3 all-electric sedan undoubtedly lead the United Kingdom to what the Society of Motor Manufacturers and…