Watch Rivian R1T Electric Truck Tackle The Trans-America Trail
Watch the Rivian R1T go where no EV has gone before.
Sep 19, 2021
By: Steven Loveday
If driving two Rivian R1T electric pickup trucks all the way from Patagonia to Los Angeles wasn't enough – that's 13,000 miles in very...
Let's Check In On Nobe, Everyone's Favorite Estonian EV Maker
There's a new pickup truck in the works and lots of carbon fiber
I first wrote about Nobe, the small Estonian company attempting to make what appears to be the most retro-cool three-wheeled EV I’ve...
Tesla's New Steering Yoke Shows Little Benefit and Potential Safety Pitfalls
Ten CR test drivers chronicle their driving difficulties with the steering wheel replacement in our new Model S
By Keith Barry
Published September 16, 2021
Photo: John Powers/Consumer Reports
My hands hurt. That’s no...
Why A Tesla Using FSD Running A Stop Sign Isn't Necessarily Terrible
I mean, it's not great, but it's a good reminder of the incredible cultural complexity of driving
Illustration: Jason Torchinsky
Videos showing people using the latest version of Tesla’s still...
Dems propose new $12,500 electric car rebate, Tesla left with $4,500 disadvantage
- Sep. 11th 2021 9:14 am PT
Democrats have proposed an updated electric car incentive program at the federal level, which would go through their $3.5 trillion social spending bill...
2022 Rivian R1T Spare Tire Explained: Fixing Flats Just Got Easier
The new all-electric pickup truck lessens the awkward challenge of changing tires off-road.
Aug 31, 2021
If you plan to do any serious off-road adventuring, you will inevitably get flat tires. That's why no vehicle with any...
The 2022 Rivian R1T Is the Most Remarkable Pickup We’ve Ever Driven
Yep, we drove it. Are you ready for the electric truck revolution?
Aug 31, 2021
The 2022 Rivian R1T is the first mass-produced electric truck to hit the U.S. market, but that's hardly the most...
Listening back to some AI day footage I heard this again.
Which got me thinking. 5 miles per hour. Can I run that fast? Can I run that fast for a long time? Is this the new minimum required running speed in order for a person to be "healthy"? After all, if the robot revolution happens, one...
Elon Musk updates Tesla Cybertruck delivery target, hints at novel features
Posted on September 3, 2021
It appears that the Tesla Cybertruck’s customer deliveries will indeed see some notable delays, but the wait for the all-electric pickup truck would likely be worth it. This...
Elon Musk says Tesla (TSLA) is worth $3,000 a share ‘if they execute really well’
Fred Lambert - Sep. 4th 2021 12:34 pm PT @FredericLambert
Elon Musk told employees that he agrees with Ark Invest that Tesla (TSLA) is worth $3,000 a share “if they execute really well.”
The CEO has often...
So I'm starting to notice how I am responding to "Giga". Seems like it is everywhere these days. In some ways, it reminds me of the "Mc" from McDonald's and the "i" from Apple's products iPhone, iMac, etc. I know that McDonald's is pretty sue-happy around protecting the "Mc" designation on...
I was watching a YouTube video about a car from the 80's and they were describing how to turn on AWD. The video had the following quote.
With EV's it seems this whole system would be built with far fewer parts. But what caught my attention was the vacuum switch. I know car engines and...
Rivian files for IPO, $80 billion target is 350 times Tesla's IPO valuation
BENGT HALVORSON AUGUST 27, 2021
The electric vehicle maker Rivian has confirmed that it is planning to pursue an initial public offering (IPO) this fall, aiming for a valuation roughly 350 times that of Tesla’s IPO...
Tesla files Parallel Processing patent to reduce FSD hardware error risks
Posted on August 26, 2021
Tesla has filed a new patent for “Parallel Processing System Runtime State Reload,” comprising of a system of three or more processors working in conjunction to effectively...
Tesla Time News this week has a story about a Tesla M3 that was modified for offroad use. They did some drives offroad and had some very interesting feedback including that if this experience is any indication, our CTs driving offroad are going to be amazing.
The clip is cued up here and runs...
In Tesla Time News today there was a story that included a letter from someone who is changing their stance on using level 1 charging at home. He is upgrading to level 2 charging for better handling of emergency situations.
The story is cued up and runs from 43:11 to 47:48
Tesla’s radar-less Autopilot performance improves in heavy rain
Posted on August 19, 2021
Tesla Vision, the electric automaker’s radar-less and camera-based Autopilot approach, is improving significantly with each software update the company releases. New videos from an owner...
So what I got out of that:
1. Cybertruck is probably coming out 1 year from now or maybe a bit later.
2. Cybertruck will be getting the first upgraded AI hardware for FSD.
3. Upgraded AI hardware will be about 4 times more capable than the current AI hardware.