Tesla’s Semi and next-generation roadster are set to revolutionize the EV industry but that’s only if Elon Musk and Co. can get their batteries to work. Critics have said that the specs that Tesla has publicized are impossible givenShow More Summary
I have a Tesla Model X right now, plus a Model 3 and Roadster on reservation. I was hoping to get the Model 3 by February 2018 but that doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. Should I cancel my reservation and get something else? What do you think? Enjoy the vlog and remember to subscribe so you don’t miss […]
Video: Highlights include Tesla Model 3, BMW i8 roadster, and Mercedes-AMG Project One.
If you were a billionaire running multiple groundbreaking companies, why wouldn't you send your personal car to space? That seems to be Elon Musk's latest plan. In a recent tweet, Musk said when SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launches from Cape Canaveral next month, the payload will include his own Tesla Roadster playing David Bowie's "Space Oddity" on repeat - because why not? [...]
Another week has flown by. The cleantech news keeps growing. China and Tesla continue to dominate the EV scene. Check out the 20 most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past week for more info (and jump into the comments on the controversial ones if you feel brave enough)
Over the weekend Musk took to Twitter to say that the payload of the first Falcon Heavy rocket scheduled to launch in 2018 will be his midnight cherry Tesla Roadster. Musk said he wants the car’s radio to be playing the David Bowie song ‘Space Oddity’ on repeat as it orbits around Mars. Show More Summary
Screencap via SpaceX The maiden voyage of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket will have some interesting cargo, Elon Musk revealed on Twitter. Musk's own cherry red Tesla Roadster playing "Space Oddity" over its stereo system will be aboard the rocket with its final destination being Mars' orbit. Just kidding! He made it all up. More »
In late November, we reported on Elon Musk’s desperate attempt to boost market confidence with a shock and awe performance unveiling Tesla’s new semi-truck and roadster. While the event was a thriller, it appears the laws of physicsShow More Summary
UPDATED Dec. 2, 2017 at 5:08 p.m. EST: A SpaceX official that isn't Elon Musk has confirmed that the Tesla payload is real and expected to launch to Mars' vicinity on the Falcon Heavy. Musk appears to have been trolling The Verge and generally confusing all of us. Show More Summary
Is he just messing with us now?
Elon Musk said several times on Friday and Saturday that he plans to launch his red Tesla Roadster to Mars in 2018. A SpaceX employee and engineer also said Friday that the first Falcon Heavy payload had been announced, and that "this...Show More Summary
“Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn’t blow up on ascent.”
Who saw that coming? Tesla, having announced its semi-trailer to the world, whipped the covers off a successor to its first vehicle last week, the Roadster. Its claimed numbers are seriously impressive: the ‘base’ car dispatches the 0-96km/h sprint in 1.9 seconds, and will have a top speed around 400km/h. Oh, and range is expected […]
In the days leading up to the Tesla Semi unveiling, Elon Musk said that the event would "blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension." And though Musk has a habit of making bold predictions that unnecessarily...Show More Summary
In a head to head comparison between the $2.7 million Mercedes Project One and the new $250,000 Tesla Roadster, which car wins? In this case, it's no contest
Elon Musk and Jeremy Clarkson are definitely not the best of friends, but The Grand Tour host is finally warming up to the idea of electrical cars. Read more... More about Tech, Uk, Tesla, Top Gear, and Jeremy Clarkson
Though a battery researcher told me he thinks Tesla's performance claims for its new Roadster are plausible, there are many other factors besides batteries that affect acceleration. So let Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained walk you through the basic physics of how Tesla might pull this off. More »
I am not pretending to be any more capable of covering the shocking revelation of the second-generation Tesla Roadster than any other enthusiastic EV blogger out there. However, this event brings back that peculiar sensation I experienced in the passenger seat of this particular Tesla Roadster back in 2011. I was a petrolhead at that time
Welcome to the new Shackcast, the official Shacknews podcast of Shacknews. O n the thirteenth episode of the Shackcast, the gang talks about Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, GameStop's stock, preordering the Tesla Roadster and more with your host Asif Khan, co-host David Craddock and special guest Lola the Pom. Show More Summary
Andrew Hoyle and Drew Stearne discuss the frighteningly fast Tesla Roadster and all the money to be spent on tech from the UK Autumn budget.