EV/AV Report: Free-range EVs; what the Cybertruck

Toronto, Ontario — In this weekly electric and autonomous vehicle report, the Michigan Department of Transportation announces the installation of EV charging roads; and Tesla’s Cybertruck finally hits the consumer market. Follow the copper-brick road In Detroit, Michigan, crews have begun installing what’s billed as the nation’s first wireless-charging public roadway for electric vehicles. In […]

Puzzling Panels: Cybertruck experiences design critiques before launch date

Toronto, Ontario — The Wall Street Journal has released a report critiquing Tesla’s Cybertruck’s manufacturing before the vehicle’s official launch. Expected to be launched on November 30, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Cybertruck’s stainless steel body has been difficult to work with—especially when it comes to the vehicle’s fit and finish. The Cybertruck […]

EV/AV Report: Energy harvesting, Origin deployment and vehicle-to-vehicle charging

Toronto, Ontario — Tire executives go deep on “energy harvesting” for AVs, General Motors is awaiting approval to deploy its Origin AVs in the U.S. and a Tesla colouring book lets slip an exciting detail about the Cybertruck. Road resources Goodyear Tires CTO Chris Helsel told the Wall Street Journal in a recent interview that […]

Cyber Sightings: Cybertruck rear casts spotted outside Tesla’s Giga Texas plant

Photo by Joe Tegtmeyer  Austin, Texas — The almost mythical Tesla Cybertruck is slowly becoming more and more real as a fervent observer of the brand recently photographed dozens of Cybertruck rear casts lined up just outside of the Giga Texas factory. Drone pilot and Tesla brand observer Joe Tegtmeyer released yet another of his […]

Junk in the Trunk: Images leaked of massive Tesla Cybertruck rear megacast at Giga Texas plant

(Photo by Kim Java/Twitter) Toronto, Ontario — Observers of Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory were seen doing dramatic double-takes after images of the yet-to-be-released Cybertruck’s massive single-piece rear megacast were leaked earlier this month. The images, which found their way online in the days following Tesla’s recent Q3 earnings call, depict several versions of the huge part; […]

EV/AV Report: December 13, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Elon Musk teases some features on the highly-anticipated Tesla Cybertruck, the Manitoba government is building an AV testing framework based on public feedback and Victoria, B.C’s Camosun College welcomes its first EV Maintenance Training students. Features of the Future The Tesla Cybertruck is quickly […]