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 to pay $1.5 million as settlement in battery throttling case

Tesla has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle claims that one of its over-the-air software updates ended up temporarily…

Tesla Model S Plaid takes its place as production EV king with Porsche Taycan Turbo S beatdown

Very, very few cars can make the Porsche Taycan Turbo S look like it's standing still in a quarter-mile race,…

Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus becomes even more competitive in China

Tesla just made the Model 3 Standard Range Plus more competitive in China. As per a recent announcement on its…

Tesla Megapack battery in Victoria catches fire while testing, no injuries reported

A Tesla Megapack battery unit has caught fire while being tested at the newly registered Victoria Big Battery. The massive…

Nikola founder Trevor Milton indicted on three counts of fraud

A federal grand jury has indicted Nikola Motor founder and former CEO Trevor Milton on three counts of criminal fraud…

Tesla’s aluminum alloys patent hints at ultra-tough EVs that are cheaper to produce

It is widely known that Tesla constantly innovates, from the software of its cars to the chemistry of the batteries…

Tesla’s rolls out Disney+, Car Wash Mode, auto-dim mirror adjustments, and more in new update

Tesla's 2021.24 update has started rolling out, and it includes a number of welcome improvements and new features. Among these…

Tesla (TSLA) gets bullish forecast with conservative Cybertruck estimate

Following a blockbuster quarter that saw Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) post $1.1 billion of GAAP net income and $1.6 billion of non-GAAP…

Tesla Giga Berlin critics are taking another stand with some new legal action

Fresh off their defeat at the Berlin-Brandenburg Higher Administrative Court (OVG) earlier this month, the Brandenburg Nature Protection Association (NABU)…

Tesla Model S Long Range delivery estimates slip to early 2022

Those who wish to order Tesla's most bang-for-the-buck car will likely be facing quite a bit of wait, with estimated…

Huawei exec who called Tesla “killing” machines fired after China legal team’s complaint

If there is one thing that is evident with Tesla China, it is the fact that its legal team does…

Tesla Model S Plaid spotted in Nurburgring testing with yoke and regular steering wheel

It took some time, but it appears that the time has finally come for Tesla to attempt a legitimate lap…

Tesla Superchargers to adopt time-based pricing for non-Teslas EVs

Just recently, Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla's Supercharger Network would be opened to other electric vehicles later this year. More…

LIVE BLOG: Tesla (TSLA) Q2 2021 earnings call summary

With its second-quarter results that include $11.958 billion in revenue and $1.1 billion of GAAP net income, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has…

Tesla (TSLA) Q2 2021 earnings soundly beats Wall St’s estimates

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) second-quarter for 2021 saw the electric car maker post $11.958 billion in revenue. The results, which were discussed…

Tesla’s Elon Musk ponders 12V lithium-ion battery replacements for older cars

Elon Musk recently hinted at a very welcome and simple update for Tesla's vehicles, especially those which have already replaced…

Tesla Q2 2021 earnings results: What to expect

Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) is scheduled to post its second-quarter financial results later today after markets close. A live Q&A session would…

Tesla Model 3’s “boat mode” videos are frightening and amazing at the same time

Any driver who has ever encountered floods knows just how unnerving the experience could be. Those who have driven a…

Tesla FSD Beta 9 to receive update with “several improvements” on Friday

Tesla’s FSD Beta 9 has only been deployed to a select number of testers for a few weeks, but the…

Elon Musk confirms new Tesla Model S will not have a “normal” steering wheel option

The Tesla Model S Plaid has been favorably received in terms of its performance and tech, but there is one…