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 (TSLA) exceeds $900 billion market cap for the first time

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has taken a definitive step closer to joining the $1 trillion club, with shares trading at all-time highs…

Tesla’s Safety Score system will be key to in-house insurance’s affordability

Tesla's Safety Score system may still be in its early stages, but it seems to be a key part of…

Tesla acknowledges its service challenges, pledges serious repair team ramp

It's no secret that Tesla is experiencing challenges meeting the service needs of its customers, with some owners noting that…

Tesla is enforcing strict FSD Beta rules for inattentive drivers

It appears that Tesla is indeed determined to keep its FSD Beta program as free from untoward incidents as possible.…

Tesla welcomes NHTSA’s critical eye on Autopilot, FSD: “We expect and embrace the scrutiny”

Tesla executives highlighted during the recently held Q3 2021 earnings call that the company welcomes scrutiny from agencies such as…

Tesla’s R&D center for its $25k electric car is complete

Tesla's Q3 2021 Update Letter included several critical tidbits about the company's ongoing projects across the globe. But amidst the…

LIVE Blog: Tesla (TSLA) Q3 2021 earnings call summary

Nine profitable quarters and counting. With its blockbuster Q3 2021 results, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has all but proven that is a…

Tesla (TSLA) Q3 2021 earnings results: EPS beat and monster automotive margins

Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) third-quarter for 2021 saw the electric car maker post $13.757 billion in revenue. The results, which were discussed in…

NHTSA’s incoming senior safety adviser has a serious anti-Tesla Autopilot and FSD bias

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently confirmed that Duke University professor Missy Cummings is poised to be…

Tesla (TSLA) Q3 2021 earnings: What to expect

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is set to release its Q3 2021 Update Letter after markets close on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Tesla…

Tesla Cybertruck with side mirrors and “rear-wheel steering” spotted in the wild

A short video recently shared online has hinted that Tesla is now testing an updated prototype of its futuristic Cybertruck.…

Tesla is redefining the “Made in China” moniker with Giga Shanghai: report

The narrative surrounding Tesla appears to have shifted for the better in China, with Xinhua News Agency, the official state-run press…

Tesla seemingly slips, briefly reiterates that Model 3 will be built in Giga Texas

Tesla may be quite silent about it in recent months, but the company still seems to be intent on producing…

Tesla stock (TSLA) is roaring forward as Q3 2021 earnings approaches

Tesla shares (NASDAQ:TSLA) are roaring to life as the company approaches its highly-anticipated third-quarter earnings call. The EV maker gained…

Tesla ally Herbert Diess shows why Volkswagen’s EVs are better than its own gas cars

It appears that Herbert Diess, the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Group, is definitely standing firm…

Tesla FSD Beta single stack coming with V11 update, confirms Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently confirmed on Twitter that the Full Self-Driving Beta's single stack version should roll out with…

Tesla’s camera-based driver monitoring system exists; pretending it doesn’t makes roads less safe

Tesla's FSD Beta program has begun its expansion to more users. And while the system is only being distributed today…

New Tesla Model X deliveries begin at Fremont, and it’s better than ever

It took some time, but Tesla has finally started deliveries of the new Model X. The first deliveries of the…

Elon Musk’s Starlink to provide half-gigabit internet connectivity to airlines

It appears that internet connectivity in commercial airlines is about to get a serious boost. As noted by SpaceX CEO…

Tesla launches its insurance in Texas, but it still can’t sell its cars directly in the state

True to Elon Musk's recent comments, Tesla Insurance has been launched in Texas. The company notes that its in-house insurance…