About the Author

Fred Lambert

@FredericLambert

Fred is the Editor-in-Chief and the main writer at Electrek. He mainly covers electric vehicles, autonomous cars and ride-sharing platforms.

You can read his work on Electrek, 9to5mac.com and 9to5google.com

You can contact him by email at fred@9to5mac.com or on Twitter @fredericLambert

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Today

Tesla is helping to boost electric car sales in South Korea, which is slowly starting to take part in the EV revolution. expand full story

Tesla has invited YouTuber JerryRigEverything to take a look at the Model Y’s impressive durability test in cold weather. expand full story

Tesla has removed its mention of free Supercharging on new Model S and Model X orders as part of its new price cuts. expand full story

Tesla is planning a new European design center and now it is rumored to be located in Berlin’s Gasometer on the EUREF Campus. expand full story

Tesla has reduced the pricing of its electric cars across its entire lineup in the middle of the night – with thousands of dollars price cuts on some models. expand full story

Yesterday

Should Tesla make an electric minivan based on the Model X? The vehicle has been rumored for a while, but it has yet to happen.  expand full story

Karma is trying to reinvent itself as it goes all-electric with upcoming new vehicles powered by a new EV platform that they are teasing. expand full story

There’s currently a race to create the first air taxi service using electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) and a new serious player has entered the race: Archer. expand full story

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Tesla, like many other automakers, is struggling to get operations to something resembling normal within the next month in order to save its second quarter financially.

For the California-based automaker, China is going to be very important this quarter, and there are rumors that Tesla is enjoying a massive backlog of orders in that market. expand full story

Mercedes-Benz is launching its electric EQV minivan in Europe for €71,388.10 (incl. 19% VAT), which is the equivalent of a sticker price of about ~$64,000 USD. expand full story

May 25

Singapore-based Azura Marine unveiled a new $500,000 electric yacht that they claim can complete “non-stop ocean voyages powered only by sunlight.” expand full story

A group of cyclists managed to charge a Tesla Model X electric SUV with their own power. expand full story

Tesla has filed with the Chinese government for approval to sell a new version of the Model 3 with cheaper lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries. expand full story

May 24

Elon Musk made new comments about the new Tesla Roadster being equipped with a SpaceX package consisting of cold air thrusters. expand full story

May 23

Elon Musk says that he is scrapping plans to make Tesla Cybertruck smaller and instead suggests that the automaker could make a different smaller electric pickup truck for the global market later. expand full story

The Tesla Model S Long Range has achieved 400 miles of range in a new real-world test, as Elon Musk has been claiming, but there’s a catch. expand full story

May 22

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the value of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving package, a new Tesla software update, the GMC Hummer EV, and more.

Bonus: We’re still going to be on YouTube (below) but this week we are going to try out Linkedin as well. Subscribe here!

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Elon Musk jumped on the vault of the Tesla Cybertruck prototype and talked about improvements to the electric pickup in a new teaser for Jay Leno’s Garage. expand full story

A group of large Japanese companies has come together to launch a consortium that will build the infrastructure to develop and launch large electric vessels, like oil tankers. expand full story

Tesla has again updated its Autopilot-powered driving visualization and this time, it features a cool new pedestrian animation. expand full story

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