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 owner gets justice after dashcam records irate truck driver harassing Model 3

A Tesla Model 3 owner recently experienced one of the worst situations that can happen on the road. While going…

Polestar 2 targets six major cities in North American roadshow

The Polestar 2, Volvo's all-electric car that is expected to compete in the same segment as the popular Tesla Model…

Tesla (TSLA) gets a boost as staunch critics raises Q2 earnings expectations

Tesla shares (NASDAQ:TSLA) received a rather ironic boost on Friday, as one of the company's biggest skeptics in Wall Street…

BMW’s potential EV program revival to be decided as Oliver Zipse nears new CEO post

BMW's electric car initiative is at a crossroads. After mostly being shelved by outgoing CEO Harald Kr├╝ger during his years…

First look inside Tesla Gigafactory 3’s offices amid ongoing factory buildout

It appears that Tesla and its Chinese construction partners are determined to exceed expectations with Gigafactory 3's buildout. Just recently,…

Tesla debuts massive V3 Supercharger station in the heart of Las Vegas strip

Tesla has opened one of its largest Supercharger V3 sites to date. Situated at the heart of the Las Vegas…

Audi targets Tesla owners in e-tron marketing push, blocks Supercharger in the process

It appears that Audi is putting the pedal to the metal with its efforts at promoting its first all-electric SUV,…

Tesla (TSLA) gets ‘Outperform’ rating, $355 price target ahead of Q2 earnings call

Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be poised for an even bigger recovery, according to one of the electric car maker's biggest…

Tesla vehicles are 8x less likely to be involved in fires, shows latest safety report

Tesla has released its vehicle safety report for the second quarter of 2019. Similar to previous quarters, the report showed…

Tesla Autopilot handles full 90-degree turn with no lane markings

While the automotive industry and consumers remain focused on the next generation of Tesla's Full Self-Driving feature - said to…

Tesla is NOT partnering with Disney for Tomorrowland’s Speedway attraction

Recently, a rumor emerged pointing to the possibility of Tesla and Disney working together to electrify the Tomorrowland Speedway at…

Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 Model 3 output gets conservative estimate from Morgan Stanley

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its upcoming Gigafactory 3-powered Model 3 push in China recently received a vote of support from Morgan…

Elon Musk is a genius, but Tesla’s fate is ‘sealed’ over sluggish sales, claims Bob Lutz

It appears that former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has done a 180-degree-turn on Tesla. Just a month after praising…

Tesla China carefully increases visibility ahead of Gigafactory 3’s activation

Tesla appears to be adopting a careful strategy as it expands its operations in China. With Gigafactory 3 getting built…

Elon Musk’s Neuralink targets human trials for brain-machine interface in 2020

After operating in stealth mode for the past two years, Neuralink, the brain-machine interface startup co-founded by SpaceX and Tesla…

Porsche Taycan Turbo specs: 96 kWh battery, 600+ hp, air suspension, and repeatable peak performance

The Porsche Taycan is arguably one of the most highly-anticipated electric cars this year, and for good reason. The Taycan…

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving suite to see $1K price increase with Enhanced Summon wide release

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the electric car maker's Full Self-Driving suite, which currently includes features such as…

Tesla (TSLA) shows volatility amid updates to Model 3, S, X prices and variants

Tesla shares (NASDAQ:TSLA) are showing volatility on Tuesday as the electric car maker introduced its most recent adjustments on the…

Tesla Gigafactory 3 employees to start end of July ahead of Model 3 production: report

It appears that Elon Musk's infamously aggressive timetables have met their match, with recent local reports from China suggesting that…

SpaceX’s returning Hyperloop champion prepares to hit 372 mph on July 21 competition

For the fourth year in a row, SpaceX will be holding its Hyperloop Pod Competition. The event, which features teams…