Tesla will dramatically expand its Full Self-Driving beta

  • March 6, 2021
Now might be your chance to join Tesla's Full Self-Driving beta. Elon Musk has revealed that Tesla's new 8.2 software is "doubling" the size of the beta test program, and 8.3 will "probably" expand the size of the program…

Watch Rivian test its R1T electric truck in extreme cold weather

  • February 28, 2021
If Rivian's R1T is going to live up to its electric adventure truck image, it's going to have to survive conditions that could leave other EVs crying for mercy… and it might just manage that. As Electrek notes, the startup has shared detail…

Tesla stops taking orders for the entry-level Model Y

  • February 21, 2021
We hope you didn't have your heart set on that brand new Standard Range Model Y. As Electrek has learned, Tesla has quietly stopped taking orders for the 'entry' version of the electric crossover mere weeks after launching it. At the mome…

VW will start making an ID.5 electric SUV ‘coupe’ later in 2021

  • February 20, 2021
VW will have a quick follow-up to its ID.4 electric SUV, at least in some parts of the world. As The Verge notes, VW has confirmed it will start mass production of an ID.5 SUV "coupe" in Germany sometime in the second half of 2021. A pilot…

VW is ‘not afraid’ of an Apple car

  • February 14, 2021
If Apple does go ahead with an electric car, Volkswagen won't be too worried about it. According to Reuters, VW chief Herbert Diess told Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung in an interview that his company was "not afraid" of an Appl…

Bloomberg: Apple car talks with Hyundai/Kia are ‘paused’

  • February 6, 2021
Ready for another wrinkle in the rumors around Apple’s Project Titan automotive efforts? A report by Bloomberg says that despite (or perhaps because of) all the information leaking out about a possible deal between Apple and Hyundai/Kia, talks have “…

Hyundai said to be ‘agonizing’ over Apple’s electric car

  • January 30, 2021
Hyundai might not be in a rush to make Apple’s electric car despite reports of a tentative deal. Reuters sources claim Hyundai executives are “agonizing” over how the company will cooperate with Apple, or whether or not it’s a wise idea in the first…

Ford delays some Mustang Mach-E orders over ‘quality checks’

  • January 16, 2021
Ford technically started Mustang Mach-E deliveries in December, but some drivers will have to wait considerably longer. Electrek has learned that Ford has delayed several hundred deliveries of the electric crossover by up to a month for “additional q…

GM is reportedly considering an electric Corvette SUV

  • January 15, 2021
After years of speculation and teases, the Corvette recently changed drastically, turning into a mid-engine sports car. A Bloomberg report suggests something even more controversial could come next, in the form of a Corvette-branded line of vehicles…