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 and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk dubbed ‘most inspiring’ leader in tech

A recent survey involving over 3,600 workers in the tech sector has revealed that SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk…

Rivian patents unique airbag system for max protection during far-side collisions

Rivian's electric trucks are equipped with a suite of active and passive safety features, among them being a number of…

First look at Tesla’s Caraoke in action

Tesla's V10 update is filled with new features, and a number of them are designed to enhance a car's fun…

Tesla faces lawsuit from New Jersey auto dealer association

Tesla is currently facing a lawsuit from an auto dealer association operating in New Jersey. In a filing submitted on…

Daimler abandons internal combustion engine development to focus on EVs

In a rather surprising announcement, German automaker Daimler has revealed that it will be stopping its internal combustion engine development…

Tesla’s ability to attract top software engineering talent explained

Tesla might be known for its demanding, Silicon Valley-style work environment, but the electric car maker remains as one of…

Tesla Model 3 receives Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released the results of its crash tests for the Tesla Model 3,…

Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot wins Germany’s Connected Car Innovation Award

Tesla has won Germany's prestigious Connected Car Innovation (CCI) award for 2019, with the electric car maker's Navigate on Autopilot…

Tesla Gigafactory 3 leak reveals ongoing assembly of Model 3 sample units

A recently leaked photo from the interior of Tesla's Gigafactory 3 general assembly building in Shanghai has revealed that the…

Closer look at Tesla’s early access V10 driving visuals in action

Members of Tesla's Early Access Program have started sharing some videos of the electric car maker's upcoming V10 update in…

Tesla Model 3 Performance to outlast the Porsche Taycan on the track

While the Tesla Model 3 Performance will not be able to beat the Porsche Taycan in a timed lap around…

Deutsche Bank posts bullish TSLA outlook after meeting with Tesla executive

Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) has received a positive outlook from Deutsche Bank, which recently hosted a meeting with a Tesla executive.…

Tesla Model S beats Porsche Taycan’s Nurburgring lap by ~20 secs: German auto mag

A German motoring publication recently reported that Tesla's "Plaid Powertrain" Model S prototype on the Nurburgring has effectively destroyed the…

Tesla Gigafactory 3 passes major inspection amid V10’s introduction in China

Recent reports from local Chinese media have revealed that Tesla's Gigafactory 3 complex has achieved yet another milestone. After a…

Tesla V10’s ‘(I’m Feeling) Hungry/Lucky’ function is a local business booster

Tesla's V10 Update to members of its Early Access Program included several novel features for the electric car maker's vehicles,…

Auto experts reveal why Tesla’s batteries hold a comfortable lead in range

One of the reasons why the narrative of the "Tesla Killer" has effectively died is due to the pervading lead…

Tesla Gigafactory 3 complex sees preparations for next, big expansion

Recent footage of Tesla's Gigafactory 3 complex in Shanghai suggests that the electric car maker's construction partner is busy preparing…

Tesla Model 3 with Ludicrous may be coming as Model S, X receives ‘Plaid’ updates

Tesla's upcoming "Plaid Powertrain" update for the Model S stands to widen the gap between the electric car maker and…

First look at Tesla V10 release notes: Here’s what’s coming

Tesla has started rolling out its initial V10 update to members of its Early Access Program. Based on release notes…

Tesla Model 3 saves owner from collision after cop runs red light

Tesla's built-in dashcam feature for its vehicles has captured its own fair share of remarkable incidents on the road, but…