Maria Merano

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

Tesla FSD Beta 10.69.2.3 starts rolling out to testers

  Tesla seems to be rolling out FSD Beta v.10.69.2.3 to testers as expected.  With AI Day 2022 now behind…

Tesla’s logistical challenges just “a narrow speed bump:” Wedbush analyst

Wedbush Securities analyst Dan Ives said that Tesla's logistical challenges are "a narrow speed bump."  Over the weekend, Tesla released…

The Boring Company tests Prufrock II, aims to beat Gary the Snail by 2024

Elon Musk recently posted a video of The Boring Company’s (TBC) Prufrock II tunnel boring machine (TBM) emerging from the…

Tesla discusses Giga Berlin fire incident at municipal council meeting

A Tesla representative openly discussed the recent fire incident on Giga Berlin grounds.  Tesla employee Marlene Mehnert attended the municipal…

Tesla AI Day News Roundup: Optimus, FSD Beta & Dojo updates

Tesla AI Day has officially kicked off. Guests have started entering the venue already. AI Day is an event mainly…

South African firm buys 307 Tesla Powerwall batteries to help with load shedding

South African retail firm TFG has bought 307 Tesla Powerwall battery storage units to support operations while state-owned power utility…

Tesla AI Day 2022: livestream link posted online, Optimus teaser released

Tesla AI Day is only hours away!  The Texas-based company tweeted a teaser of the Optimus Bot recently, building up…

Canada proposes financial plan for more EV battery plants 

Canada’s federal government is trying to convince Canadian pensions to finance construction of a dozen EV battery plants in the…

SpaceX brings Starlink service to Martinique & Guadeloupe

SpaceX recently announced that Starlink internet is available in Martinique and Guadeloupe, extending its reach even further in the Caribbean.…

GM pushes back return-to-office plan amid employee resistance

Veteran automaker General Motors has pushed back the start of its return-to-office plan. The decision was reportedly made amidst criticisms…

Volkswagen secures battery materials to produce cells for ~2.2 million EVs annually by 2030

Volkswagen and Umicore announced a joint venture earlier this week. VW clarified that the collaboration with Umicore secures enough battery…

2022 Tesla Model 3, Lucid Air, Model Y lead DOE’s highest MPGe list

Electric vehicles are getting progressively better, and this is especially evident in the Department of Energy’s highest MPGe list for…

Elon Musk’s deposition by Twitter postponed until October

Elon Musk's deposition by Twitter is rescheduled for October 6-7, which might be better for the media company. Musk's deposition…

Tesla’s overall fleet in South Australia sees 10% growth in August 2022

New data reveals that Tesla's overall fleet experienced a 10.7% growth in South Australia during August 2022, as the all-electric…

General Motors requires workers to report in-person for EV development

General Motors updated CEO Mary Barra’s “Work Appropriately” policy, requiring workers to report in-person.  Automotive News reported that General Motors now…

Tesla AI Day 2022 Expectations: FSD Beta and Optimus Bot updates

Tesla AI Day 2022 is just around the corner. As anticipation for the event builds, let's look at the possible…

The Boring Company offers additional $15M to finance San Antonio Loop 

The Alamo Regional Mobility Authority (RMA) shared that Elon Musk's The Boring Company (TBC) offered an additional $15 million to…

SpaceX produces 1M Starlink terminals ~19 months after preorders opened

Starlink’s ramp is accelerating, and it is getting undeniable. Just around 19 months since opening pre-orders for the satellite internet…

SpaceX Starlink brings high-speed internet to Amazon schools

SpaceX is providing Starlink high-speed internet to schools in the Amazon region. Recently, Brazil’s Minister of Communications Fabio Faria tweeted…

Tesla FSD Beta 10.69.2.2 reviews from testers 

It has been several weeks since Tesla kicked off the roll-out of its latest FSD Beta update, and a few…