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.

Ford CEO Jim Farley thanks Tesla, Elon Musk for NACS milestone

Ford CEO Jim Farley has posted his thanks to Tesla and CEO Elon Musk for opening the Supercharger Network to…

Fisker announces 15% staff layoffs, delays 2023 Form 10-K filing to mid-March

Electric vehicle maker Fisker Inc. announced a 15% workforce reduction on Thursday as it warned that its current resources were…

Tesla Supercharger Network opening one new stall every hour

The NACS era has officially begun. Starting today, Ford’s all-electric vehicles could access the Tesla Supercharger Network using a dedicated…

CATL developing and validating M3P batteries with Tesla: report

Local media reports from China have suggested that Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) is currently in the process of…

Aston Martin pushes back its first Lucid-infused EVs’ launch to 2026

Luxury automaker Aston Martin is pushing back the launch of its first battery-electric vehicle to 2026, citing lower-than-expected consumer demand…

Tesla Megachargers hint at active use of Semi at Lathrop Megafactory

A recent drone flyover at Tesla’s Lathrop Megafactory has shown something quite interesting that’s been hiding in plain sight. At…

Fisker to report its Q4 2023 earnings: Here are investors’ top questions

Fisker Inc. is set to report its Q4 2023 earnings after markets close on Thursday. The electric vehicle startup is…

Polestar announces $950M in external funding

Swedish electric performance carmaker Polestar recently announced that it has secured $950 million in external funding from a group of…

Tesla Lathrop Megafactory spotted with 331 Megapack batteries

A recent drone flyover of the Tesla Lathrop Megafactory has indicated that the facility is pushing out Megapack batteries at…

Tesla Model Y makes it to Consumer Reports’ Best Cars of 2024 list

Consumer Reports (CR) has released its Best Cars of 2024 list. Among them is the Tesla Model Y, which the…

Rivian listed by Consumer Reports as one of 2024’s worst brands

Electric vehicle maker Rivian was listed among Consumer Reports' (CR) worst car brands for 2024. This was despite the Rivian…

Tesla Model 3 is US’ most searched vehicle in the past six months: study

Recent data from car leasing firm Hippo Leasing UK has indicated that the Tesla Model 3 is the most searched…

Tesla Model S blown up with dynamite gives birth to thriving EV repair business

A Finnish mechanic has carved out a rather successful niche in repairing all-electric cars, thanks to an unorthodox starting point…

Italy exploring partnership with Tesla, Chinese carmakers to bolster domestic auto industry: report

In a bid to diversify its domestic automotive sector and achieve an annual production target of 1.3 million vehicles, Italy…

Tesla targeting sub-1 second 0-60 mph time with new Roadster: Musk

Elon Musk has said a lot of crazy things about the new Tesla Roadster over the years. From its alleged…

Tesla next-gen Roadster will be a collaboration with SpaceX: Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently shared a number of notable updates for the next-generation Roadster. Apart from stating that Tesla…

Polestar 3 starts production in China; early tests in US plant successful so far

Polestar has announced that the production of the Polestar 3 SUV has started in China. The company has also stated…

Tesla is showing that rapid supply chain sustainability improvements are feasible: study

Tesla has made significant strides in improving its supply chain sustainability and human rights practices, as per a new study…

Tesla Model Y secures 2024 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ award despite tougher metrics

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has raised the bar for its 2024 top safety awards, requiring improved protection…

Tesla Model Y falls victim to apparent arson in San Francisco

Authorities in San Francisco are investigating a pair of Tesla Model Y fires as possible acts of arson. One of…