Reuters Spills the Beans on Battery Day

Well, Battery Day keeps getting pushed out. For all the people dying to hear Tesla’s plan to scale battery production from tens to thousands of GWh a year, this is pretty lame. Luckily, Norihiko Shirouzu and Paul Lienert have an amazing exclusive over at Reuters that might help connect some dots for us ahead of […]

Response to Frederic

My name is Omar Qazi, and I called Frederic Lambert a “complete piece of shit”. Do I regret my choice of words and choice of venue? Yes, very much so. I apologize sincerely to Frederic, and to my podcast team. But what can I say? At the time, it came from the heart. I own […]

BREAKING: Tesla will Deliver First China-built Model 3 on Monday

We’ve got breaking news out of Bloomberg bright and early Friday morning: Tesla Inc. will start delivering China-built cars on Monday, a major milestone for Elon Musk’s company as it mounts a push to expand in the world’s largest electric-vehicle market. The first 15 units of Model 3 sedans assembled at Tesla’s new multi-billion-dollar Shanghai plant […]

Steve’s Guide to Supercharging

Ah, the Supercharger network: the single biggest reason why a Tesla is the only EV that can truly replace a gas car. While fossil fuel gas stations are ubiquitous and easy to use, the situation with most public electric charging stations is a nightmare: Charging your EV on the go doesn’t have to be this […]

Tesla Patents Million Mile Battery Electrolyte

We’ve known for some time that Tesla is working on a million mile battery. But with a newly revealed patent filing from Tesla, we’re now getting more details on how exactly Tesla will pull this off: Tesla submitted the patent for “Dioxazolones and Nitrile Sulfites as Electrolyte Additives for Lithium-Ion Batteries” in August 2018. The […]