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 enter the US’ renewable credit market: report

Recent reports have suggested that Tesla is looking to enter the United States' multi-billion-dollar renewable credit market, which would allow…

Elon Musk shares FSD Beta V9 release update, teases improvements with pure vision approach

Elon Musk recently shared several key updates for Tesla's upcoming FSD Beta Version 9 release. The highly-anticipated update, which has…

Tesla owner arrested due to Autopilot abuse pledges to continue Autopilot abuse

After a night in jail for reckless driving, most drivers would probably make it a point to make sure that…

Elon Musk’s SNL gig resulted in ‘seismic shift’ to CEO’s personal brand, says expert

Elon Musk's hosting gig at Saturday Night Live was, in a lot of ways, better than expected. Kicking off the episode…

Ford CEO gives nod to Tesla Model 3 in F-150 Lightning announcement

Ford CEO Jim Farley may have thrown some shade towards Tesla in the past, but the automotive veteran seemed to…

Tesla dominates China’s EV exports with 14,174 Model 3 on top of 25,845 local sales

Following a blockbuster March that saw Tesla China selling an impressive 35,478 vehicles domestically, the EV maker continued to hit…

Tesla’s reforestation efforts for Gigafactory Berlin is over halfway done

When Tesla started constructing Gigafactory Berlin, the company stated that every tree cut down for the upcoming electric car factory…

EVs like Teslas will be cheaper to produce than their internal combustion rivals by 2027

Recent forecasts from BloombergNEF have indicated that electric cars and vans will likely be cheaper to produce than conventional, fossil-fueled…

Tesla’s Giga Press supplier is building a cryptic 9,000-ton press in China

The parent company of the IDRA Group, which currently produces Tesla's 6,000-ton Giga Press for the Model Y, is currently…

Elon Musk gets ‘Saturday Night Live’ its 3rd-highest rating for its current season

Controversial or not, it appears that Elon Musk's recent Saturday Night Live hosting gig was appreciated by viewers. The May 8, 2021…

The Tesla Cybertruck really does make everything look cyberpunk in the real world

Everyone knows that the Tesla Cybertruck is an eye-catching vehicle. Even before it was unveiled, Elon Musk has noted that…

Elon Musk reveals he has Asperger’s in surprisingly on-point “SNL” monologue

Elon Musk's hosting gig at Saturday Night Live proved to be a lot smoother than what even avid Tesla fans…

Tesla ‘brake failure’ protester in China alleges defamation in lawsuit

It appears that Tesla's challenges with a former Model 3 owner-turned-protester in China are not over just yet. On Thursday,…

Elon Musk advises caution for crypto investors: ‘Don’t take too much risk’

Elon Musk may be the de facto face of cryptocurrencies today due to Tesla's Bitcoin stake and his frequent posts…

Elon Musk references Starship SN15’s successful test in SNL preview

Elon Musk seemed to be in his (slightly awkward) element in a recent promo for his upcoming appearance as a…

Tesla raises Model 3 and Model Y prices anew after selling out Q2 production capacity

Amidst reports that Tesla has already sold out its full second quarter production capacity, the electric car maker implemented a…

Electric trucks like the Tesla Semi are nearing cost parity with diesel, EU studies show

Two new studies from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Transport & Environment (T&E) have suggested that advances in technology…

Tesla sells out production capacity for Q2 2021, hinting at monster demand: report

Tesla's Q1 2021 was one for the books, but the second quarter is shaping up to be even more impressive,…

Tesla patent outlines system to actively monitor improper seatbelt use

Seatbelts have saved countless lives since they were introduced, especially after Swedish engineer Nils Bohlin invented the now-ubiquitous three-point seatbelt…

Elon Musk shares update on SNL appearance, says everyone is being friendly

There are disadvantages to being considered as the real-life Tony Stark. Just like his comic book counterpart, Elon Musk courts…