Maria Merano

Veteran writer and editor, who believes harmony between tech and nature is achievable. We just need to learn to compromise.

Tesla executive responds to vote against Giga Berlin’s expansion

A Tesla executive has responded to the community of Grünheide’s vote against Giga Berlin’s expansion plans.  Tesla’s Vice President of…

Rivian sets 2024 goals, including a 57,000 production target

Rivian recently held its earnings call for Q4 and Full Year 2023. In its Update Letter, the electric vehicle (EV)…

SpaceX seeks to boost Starlink speeds with recent FCC letter

Earlier this week, SpaceX filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeking regulatory clearance to help boost Starlink…

Tesla Giga Berlin expansion plans get a “no” vote from residents

In a recent survey, the residents of Grünheide voted against Tesla’s Giga Berlin expansion plans. The community’s vote is not…

Volkswagen’s Scout Motor CEO teases details on upcoming electric vehicles 

Volkswagen’s Scout Motor CEO recently teased some details about the revived company’s upcoming electric vehicles (EVs). Scout Motor is expected…

Tesla Sweden states IF Metall’s employee strike numbers are incorrect

Tesla Sweden refuted local reports stating that 44 employees joined IF Metall’s strike.  The Mediation Institute recently released its annual…

New Cybertruck wrap colors are now available at the Tesla Shop

The Tesla Shop released new Cybertruk wrap colors. Previously, Tesla offered Satin Stealth Black and Satin Ceramic White Cybertruck wrap…

General Motors recalls Chevy Silverado EV

General Motors (GM) issued a safety recall for the 2024 Chevy Silverado EV. GM informed the National Highway Traffic Safety…

Elon Musk shares update on Neuralink’s first human patient

Elon Musk shared an update on Neuralink’s first human patient and their experience with the N1 chip.  “The first human…

Rivian R2 will be available in Europe

The Rivian R2 will be revealed to the world in a few weeks. In preparation for the unveiling, the company…

CATL allegedly restructures for IRA eligibility

CATL has reportedly restructured the shareholdings of two top executives to avoid a “Foreign Entity of Concern” (FEOC) designation under…

Panasonic invests more in graphite supply for the North American market

Panasonic Energy signed a seven-year agreement with Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (NMG). The deal with NMG will further solidify Panasonic’s…

Tesla India might still get lowered import taxes

The Indian government is reportedly finalizing a new import tax policy that might encourage Tesla and other foreign electric automakers…

IF Metall’s Tesla Sweden strike leads to 20 workers losing jobs

IF Metall's sympathy strikes against Tesla, Sweden forges ahead. Recently, the Swedish union's sympathy strikes have led to 20 employees…

Tesla Giga Mexico groundbreaking rescheduled as environmental concerns rise 

The Governor of Nuevo León announced Tesla Gigafactory Mexico’s groundbreaking is expected to take place in March. He also mentioned…

Volkswagen’s Scout Motors breaks ground on $2 billion assembly plant

Volkswagen’s Scout Motors company broke ground on its $2 billion South Carolina assembly plant.  Scout Motors’ new assembly is located in…

Rivian R2 reportedly spotted charging next to an R1S

A Rivian R2 vehicle was reported spotted charging next to an R1S at an Adventure Network site. An alleged photo…

Ford supplier gets rights to localize BYD LFP blade battery production 

BYD licenses LFP blade battery cells to BorgWarner, a supplier for Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis. BorgWarner is a tier-1…

‘Stop looking FSD and Tesla,’ says Ford CEO

Ford CEO Jim Farley threw the gauntlet at Tesla and its Full Self-Driving autonomous driving system. Farley is confident that…

Tesla Mexico nearshoring concerns brought up by CMIC presidential candidate

Luis Méndez, the sole national presidential candidate for the Mexican Chamber of the Construction Industry of Nuevo León (CMIC), talked…