Ford and Nissan will cut vehicle production due to a chip shortage

  • January 10, 2021
Chip shortages aren’t just hurting your access to CPUs and GPUs — they’re hurting the car market, too. CNBC, ABC News and The Verge report that Ford and Nissan are scaling back production in response to semiconductor shortages. Ford is idling an SUV…

What to expect from an online-only CES 2021

  • January 8, 2021
Despite a global pandemic, the annual Consumer Electronics Show must go on. Well, virtually anyway. CES 2021 will officially take place from January 11th to 14th, but it’ll look very different this year. Instead of filling a giant convention center w…

Tesla made half a million electric cars in 2020

  • January 2, 2021
Tesla just reached an important production milestone. The electric vehicle maker has confirmed that it reached its goal of producing half a million cars in 2020, having built 509,737 EVs before the year was out. It didn’t quite deliver that many (‘ju…

Tesla’s latest update turns your EV into a boombox

  • December 26, 2020
Your Tesla could soon broadcast your taste in music to the world — if you have the right car, at least. Electrek notes that Tesla has released its promised holiday update, and the centerpiece appears to be a Boombox mode that pumps media outside as l…

Tesla will halt Model S and X production for 18 days

  • December 12, 2020
Tesla has plenty of demand for its electric cars despite the pandemic, but that doesn’t appear to extend to its highest-end EVs. CNBC has obtained an internal Tesla email revealing that the automaker will shut down production for the Model S and Mode…