First look at Tesla’s Sentry Mode HAL 9000 ‘Space Odyssey’ Easter Egg

By Simon Alvarez Posted on February 14, 2019 A photograph from a Model 3 owner has given a brief, first look at Tesla’s recently-released Sentry Mode. As it turns out, Tesla’s newest security feature contains one very appropriate and cool Easter Egg when it gets activated — the domineering crimson “eye” of HAL 9000 from […]

No, Rivian is most definitely not ‘Tesla’s worst nightmare’

By Simon Alvarez Posted on February 13, 2019 With Detroit-based Rivian Automotive stepping into the limelight, the electric car maker has seen itself being compared to Silicon Valley-based Tesla, a first mover in the EV market. Over the following week, Rivian and its CEO, RJ Scaringe, has been dubbed as several things, among them being […]

This Tesla Powerwall owner didn’t realize there was a blackout amid intense heat wave

By Simon Alvarez Posted on February 12, 2019 A Tesla Powerwall 2 owner is thanking his home battery system after it allowed him and his family to stay cool and comfortable despite a widespread blackout in the middle of a heat wave last week in Sydney, Australia. After power was cut in his area, homeowner […]