Tesla’s Ongoing War Against Door Handles

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 16:45:49 +0000

Tesla has had a bit of a tortured relationship with door handles. It started with Tesla’s “self-presenting” door handles on the Model S. Then, door handles transformed a bit with the Model X — more on that later. Fast forward and door handles evolved to become manual flush-with-the-door handles on the Model 3 and Y. […]

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Solving Electric Pickup Trucks’ Achilles Heel: Towing & Range

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 18:44:51 +0000

No matter who builds them, there’s no denying that it’s awesome to see the electric pickup truck world starting to come into reality. There’s the Tesla Cybertruck, which boasts some very impressive numbers, especially for the top package with 500 miles of predicted range. For buyers who think the Cybertruck is too disco, there’s the […]

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What Surprises Can We Expect From Tesla’s Cybertruck?

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 20:50:26 +0000

Will the production version of the Tesla Cybertruck be identical to what we witnessed during Tesla’s glass-shattering launch event in 2019? Absolutely not. There are plenty of updates we can expect transitioning from prototype to a production-ready pickup. And it appears there are several in the works. Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently revealed new information […]

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Report: Tesla & Samsung Sign $436 Million Deal For Cybertruck Cameras

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 20:42:39 +0000

Samsung Electro-Mechanics and Tesla have reportedly signed a $436 million deal for cameras for the Tesla Cybertruck, according to SamMobile, a popular platform for Samsung mobile users. Future Cybertruck owners will have their rearview mirrors powered by Samsung Electro-Mechanics. NEWS: Samsung and Tesla sign a $436 million deal for Cybertruck cameras – Reporthttps://t.co/ykUdD57Eek — Sawyer […]

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Inside The Unique Tesla Cybertruck’s Solar Charging Tonneau Cover

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 21:15:23 +0000

The next iteration, hopefully the production version, of Tesla’s Cybertruck should prove to be quite different from the prototype. Questions still remain about its size (ummm, garage-compatible?) and some of the forthcoming design tweaks. But one production-ready feature, teased via a recent Tesla patent application, really seems to stand out. It turns out that a Tesla Cybertruck patent application […]

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Could Tesla Really Have Over One Million Cybertruck Pre-Orders?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 22:39:15 +0000

It has been over a year since the Cybertruck was formally unveiled, and it still remains one of the most controversial production vehicles ever to hit the market. Its sci-fi, futuristic (albeit apocalyptic) looks have drawn questions whether the design might be far too radical to be successful. Tesla Cybertruck. Image courtesy of Tesla. Those fears were soon quelled when Musk […]

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Tesla Cybertruck On The Horizon For China

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 03:19:22 +0000

It looks like Tesla is preparing to sell the Cybertruck in China. Although, we don’t have a date yet for production or any information about this other than the fact that Tesla started accepting reservations last year for the Cybertruck in China, and now this new bit of information as well: Tesla China filed a […]

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These 5 Plugin Vehicle Models Would Benefit Most From Proposed US EV Tax Credit Update (Chart)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 00:00:55 +0000

As we reported recently, there’s a big cleantech bill moving through the US Congress that would revive, extend, and expand the zero-emission vehicle tax credit in various ways. Our friend Loren McDonald over at EVAdoption looked at the details model by model and has provided a table showing how much the max tax credit would […]

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New Tesla UI Patent Suggests Cybertruck Can See Terrain, Include Facial Recognition, Adjust Mirrors To Face Movement, & Have Range Over 600 Miles (Possibly)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 04:04:08 +0000

Tesla recently filed a patent for a context sensitive user interface for enhanced vehicle operation and Twitter user @AMuchBetterFace noted that one of the images filed in the patent showed a range of 610 miles. If the range on the Cybertruck is over 600, this is incredibly mind-blowing. This is well above the 500+ miles […]

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