Simon Alvarez

Simon is a reporter with a passion for electric cars and clean energy. Fascinated by the world envisioned by Elon Musk, he hopes to make it to Mars (at least as a tourist) someday.

Tesla quietly updates its 3rd-slowest sedan to be quicker than the Ferrari Testarossa

When Tesla released the Mid-Range Model 3, it was positioned as an entry-level vehicle that is designed to provide a…

Tesla owner shares FSD purchase concerns after vandals set Model X on fire

When Tesla owner Den Dal plugged his family's 2018 Model X Long Range at a public charger during a recent…

Tesla sends out invites for its Cybertruck unveiling with new pickup teaser

Tesla has sent out official invites for its highly-anticipated pickup truck unveiling event. The invitation, which requires attendees to RSVP,…

Tesla Gigafactory 3 will aim to produce 17k Model 3 this year, claims report

A recent report from China has suggested that Tesla's Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai will be aiming for a very ambitious…

Tesla Autopilot video suggests that dogs are now recognized as pedestrian objects

It appears that Teslas are getting better and better at recognizing objects that are encountered in everyday inner-city driving. According…

Honda CEO denies electric cars, pledges hybrid support: ‘EVs will not be mainstream’

In a rather surprising interview, Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo revealed that he does not believe in the widespread adoption of…

Tesla (TSLA) has risen 40% in one month, and it may just be getting started

Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) currently has a lot of momentum. Following the release of its blockbuster third-quarter results, TSLA shares have…

Tesla receives license for Model 3 mass production in Gigafactory 3

Tesla has received a formal permit to begin the mass production of the Model 3 at its Gigafactory 3 site…

Tesla beats BMW and Audi in their home turf to capture Midsize Car of the Year award

In what could only be considered an unexpected win, the Tesla Model 3 was able to beat the BMW 3…

Tesla Model 3 supplier receives massive order for Model Y parts: report

Recent reports have suggested that German car spare parts manufacturer ElringKlinger AG has received a massive order of parts for…

The Tesla Model 3 is replacing BMW as the US’ ‘Ultimate Driving Machine’

German-made automobiles have established their reputation for their excellence in selected segments. While Mercedes-Benz prides itself on building its vehicles…

Tesla Autopilot nears 2 billion miles driven, Full-Self Driving continues to improve

It appears that Tesla Autopilot is closing in on yet another milestone. Just a year after reaching its 1 billionth…

Tesla (TSLA) short responds to Elon Musk’s invite with odd demands and side remarks

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) short and hedge fund manager David Einhorn has issued a response to Elon Musk's invitation to meet and…

Tesla Model Y visits historic Kennedy Space Center in FL

Recent photos from the Tesla community have revealed that a Model Y crossover has made its way to the Kennedy…

First look at Tesla Roadster diecast: Unboxing video reveals close-up details

When Elon Musk unveiled the next-generation Tesla Roadster back in 2017, he stated that the all-electric supercar, for all its…

Tesla Model 3 soundly humbles tuned 2020 Toyota Supra in drag race

It is pretty interesting to note that the Tesla Model 3 Performance is actually the electric car maker's most conservative…

Early Tesla Model S gets ‘Autopilot’ retrofit and it works surprisingly well

George Hotz of comma.ai sees his open-sourced driver-assist system openpilot as the Android of the full self-driving market. While Tesla's…

Tesla’s Elon Musk pens open invite to TSLA short with surprise gift offering

Following a note to his investors alleging that Elon Musk continues to commit fraud, prominent TSLA short and hedge fund…

Tesla adds next-gen Roadster diecast toy in 1:18 scale to its online store

Tesla has released a diecast 1:18 model of its next-generation Roadster on its online shop. The item, which retails for…

Former Daimler CEO praises Tesla, but says Germans remain permanently ahead

Former Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche recently shared his thoughts on the electric car revolution and the part played by American…