Why We Can't Have Nice Things: The 'Chicken Tax' That Makes Pickup Trucks More Expensive
Thu, August 31, 2023 at 11:00 AM EDT
The brief trade war between the U.S. and Europe in the early 1960s might seem hardly worth remembering—and it pales in comparison to the political and...
I've decided to start collecting all the naysayers' snark, so that we can revisit this annually for a good laugh.
Today's material comes from "TheDrive" article "Tesla Cybertruck Wrapped Like a Toyota Tundra Is Really Beating a Dead Horse" (we got a mention! LOL!):
It's almost like the...
Hundreds or even thousands in Florida are unable to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Idalia due to infrastructure issues disabling their EVs.
Oh wait, nope, it's the gas-powered cars that are screwed.
As Idalia nears, Florida officials warn of ‘potentially widespread’ gas contamination
Maybe they were testing the 3mm stainless?
Active shooter call 'unsubstantiated' at Tesla Headquarters in Southeast Austin
by John-Carlos Estrada
Fri, July 28th 2023, 6:58 AM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas — The Travis County Sheriff's Office confirmed their deputies were on the scene of a reported...
First Tesla Cybertruck to Roll Off the Line Looks Like It Has a Misaligned Door
Mon, July 17, 2023 at 4:02 PM CDT
I am soooo disappointed I had to find this out from the gossip rags instead of someone...
Back in early '22 when Tesla announced that Cybertruck would ship in late '23, I picked "August 1st" as my target date. I'm pretty sure I'm gonna miss that, but the question is: "by how much?"
There's a delivery event tentatively set for September, to which I have not yet been invited lol...
Tesla Rival Goes Bankrupt
Lordstown Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and put itself up for sale because it lacked the funding for a scalable vehicle-development platform.
By Luc Olinga
Lordstown Motors is down.
To recap: The electric vehicle upstart was founded in 2018 and was hailed in...
Tesla to spend $6.7M converting former Austin H-E-B to showroom
The showroom could be as large as 64,771 square feet, according to a filing.
June 23, 2023
Earlier this week, the Austin Business Journal reported Tesla was up to something at a former southwest Austin H-E-B store...
I’m in Philadelphia this weekend and rented a Tesla M3 from Hertz. They have several rows with AC chargers for their EVs:
Although, this has a Chevy Volt charging also, so it must be J1772.
Driving the Tesla has been great so far, but one-pedal driving is going to take an adjustment period.
Dal Researchers’ Chance Discovery Could Help Extend Battery Life By Replacing Tape that Causes Self‑Discharge
February 8, 2023
Dal researchers’ chance discovery could help extend battery life by replacing tape that causes self‑discharge.
It happens far too often: you plug your laptop in and...
S. Korea considering proposal for 69-hour work week
Tue, March 14, 2023
South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol is reviewing a new proposal calling to reform the work week maximum to 69 hours.
Took the DeLorean to an errand today, low on gas. Could not find a single gas station along I-35N anywhere. Wth? I thought range anxiety was just an EV thing? The struggle is real.
Maybe I shoulda just followed this guy:
Texas, yeah! sigh
The Tesla Cybertruck is likely to be a 'cult car' with limited volume says Morgan Stanley
Mar 09, 2023 07:45AM ET
By Michael Elkins
Morgan Stanley reiterated an Overweight rating and $220.00 price target on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). After speaking with clients, analysts feel there may...
Elon live-Tweets his stream-of-consciousness, thus producing a significant percentage of nonsense. He is frequently derided for such comments, sometimes deservedly so.
Within all of that noise, his well-intentioned actions are overlooked or even criticized as pointless or selfish. As a...