Polestar Confirms it Will Build Precept Concept

Polestar confirmed it is putting the Precept concept, a car that debuted digitally earlier this year, into production. The Precept is a futuristic, battery electric vehicle that Polestar will assemble at its new Chengdu plant. Called the Polestar Production Center, the Volvo subsidiary claims it to be the first LEED

Tesla Releases $2,000 Model Y Acceleration Boost, Shaves Half Second

The acceleration boost only applies to the non-performance Tesla Model Y Long Range. The new Tesla Model Y acceleration boost is a paid software upgrade that’s now available for the Model Y Long Range, which is the current $49,990 “base” model and only available with all-wheel drive. You can purchase

Tesla Files Lawsuit To Stop Trump Administration's China Import Tariffs

Tesla aims to prove that collecting these tariffs is unlawful. According to a recent report by Bloomberg (paywall) shared by Teslarati, Tesla filed a lawsuit (Tesla Inc. v. U.S., 20-03142) with the U.S. Court of International Trade. The goal here is to block the Trump Administration from issuing and collecting

Other Battery Makers Filled With Uncertainty After Tesla Battery Day

The EV battery makers were probably not too happy to see what Tesla is going to do. After yesterday’s Tesla Battery Day, third-party lithium-ion battery manufacturer might be quite surprised and uncertain about the future. Tesla clearly continues on its path of vertical integration, hinting at significant improvements on the technological

Elon Musk: Tesla Cybertruck Orders Are Gigantic

At the Battery Day event, the Cybertruck was displayed together with ATV, Roadster and Semi. Elon Musk revealed during Tesla Battery Day that the number of orders (actually pre-orders) for its extraordinary, all-electric Cybertruck pickup are “gigantic” (see IEVs coverage – 2:44:07). There are well over half a million pre-orders, maybe even 600,000 according to

Tesla Outlined Global Battery Needs For Transportation At 10 TWh

If Tesla aims for 3 TWh by 2030, and the global EV demand will be 10 TWh annually, that would be roughly a third of the vehicle market. During the Tesla Battery Day, the company has outlined – using data from external sources – the expected global battery demand (annual)

Are Cheaper Tesla Model 3 And Model Y Vehicles Coming Soon?

Tesla wants to offer cheaper cars, and advances in battery tech is the only sensible solution. Will Tesla use Lithium Iron Phosphate battery packs in the U.S. in the future to make a $39,000 Model Y Long Range rear-wheel-drive variant, as well as a Model 3 Long Range RWD that

Lucid Air Teased Lowering Its Crazy Quarter-Mile Time Even More

“What’s quicker than quick?” It wasn’t long since Lucid introduced the Air Dream Edition – the latest from the American electric car company that promises superlatives that could make Tesla lose its sleep. Notably, the Dream Edition comes with an incredible quarter-mile time of 9.9 seconds. But the Air’s incredible

Watch Tesla Model Y Drag Race Jeep Trackhawk: World's Quickest SUV Battle

We’ve asked time and time again if the Tesla Model Y is the quickest small crossover to date. Let’s find out. Edmunds pits two of the world’s quickest SUVs against one another in this exciting video. It’s also pitting electric versus gas propulsion. Will the Tesla Model Y outclass the Jeep