Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) will be opening a network of Superchargers in Australia soon. The first Supercharger in Australia will arrive in late 2014.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is launching a Cadillac model in two years that will be able to travel on the highway without the driver having to hold the steering wheel or putting a foot on the pedal. The 2017 Cadillac model features “Super Cruise” technology that can take control of steering, acceleration, and braking.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk and Governor Brian Sandoval announced that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has signed a deal with China Unicom, the second largest cell phone provider. China Unicom is developing a charging network across China. The network will include 400 electric car charging points along with 20 Tesla Supercharger stations.
There are two customers of Model S vehicles from Southold, New York that took out a full page ad asking for improvements in a Silicon Valley newspaper on Friday. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk responded by saying that some of those requested changes will be implemented.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is rolling out OS 6.0 to vehicles, according to Electrek. The new OS adds several new features to Model S vehicles, including a new calendar app for in-car use and improvements to Maps/Navigation software.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has extended the warranty on the drive unit of the Model S sedan to 8 years or infinite miles, whatever happens first so essentially 8 years. The policy first started out at four years (or 50,000 miles). Here is a blog post that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk wrote:
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) visited Def Con in Las Vegas to look for recruits. Tesla’s vehicle security head Kristin Paget attended Def Con to look for talent.