Canadian FSD Beta Testing Begins Friday

Canadian FSD Beta Testing Begins Friday

Tesla will finally release Version 10.12 of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta in Canada tomorrow, Friday, March 12.  To assist those drivers hoping to qualify as Canadian Beta testers for the program, a small group VicEVA Telsa owners met with the association’s former president and secretary, James and Lisa Locke, who have been part of the Beta test program in…

Tesla Announces Vancouver Island Sales & Service Centre

Tesla Announces Vancouver Island Sales & Service Centre

Pictured above, you’ll find Langford Mayor Stew Young and Developer Representative Jeanie Lee, flanking VicEVA Vice President Heather Kellington as they break ground for the first Tesla Sales, Service and Delivery Centre on Vancouver Island. The 35,000 square foot building will handle delivery of cars to new owners on Vancouver Island, while also providing both they and existing owners with…

Tesla Shatters Delivery Record

Tesla Shatters Delivery Record

Tesla shattered previous product delivery records in the final quarter of the year and all of 2021, the company announced Sunday. Tesla delivered 308,000 vehicles in the fourth quarter, (October thru December) and more than 936,000 vehicles for the year, according to the company’s release. The report represents an 87% increase in deliveries compared to 2020 and a 71% increase…

Tesla Introduces Plaid

Tesla Introduces Plaid

  Last night, Tesla introduced its latest model, the S Plaid, in the process introducing several new technologies and innovations to remind everyone in the EV world that they remain at the forefront of the industry. Here are the highlights…  

What’s with all the Tesla Trashing?

What’s with all the Tesla Trashing?

“Yellow Journalism”, a term that describes media based on sensationalism and exaggeration, was coined in the 1890’s to describe tabloids printed on newsprint so cheap it yellowed in the sun even as Newsies flogged it on the street. There are parallels with what passes for some media today. And while the difficulty of attracting attention in a competitive and ever…

Return of the Burning Tesla!!!

Return of the Burning Tesla!!!

  They’re back! Just like horror icons Jason Voorhees, Freddie Kruger and Michael Myers, the terrifying tale of the self-emolating Tesla has once again captured the nation’s attention. Saturday night, in Texas, a 2019 Tesla Model S crashed into a tree and burst into flames, its two occupants unfortunately deceased by the time first responders arrived. Within hours, media world-wide…

Tesla Tweeks the Model S & X

Tesla Tweeks the Model S & X

As part of last week’s Q4 Earnings call, Tesla revealed several changes being made to its Model S and Model X vehicles. Exterior changes to the S include new front and rear bumper designs as well as changes to the 19 and 20 inch wheels. Most of those would go unnoticed to most casual observers. Inside, it’s a whole new…

Walmart Canada Triples Orders for Tesla Semi Trucks

Walmart Canada Triples Orders for Tesla Semi Trucks

Walmart Canada says it has more than tripled its reservations of Tesla Semi trucks to a total of 130. Walmart Canada reserved 10 Semi trucks following Tesla’s reveal of the new truck back in 2017 and then ordered 30 more in 2018. “Tripling our reservation of Tesla Semi trucks is part of our ongoing effort to innovate the business and prioritize sustainability… By converting 20%…

Tesla ‘very close’ to Level 5 Self-driving

Tesla ‘very close’ to Level 5 Self-driving

With Tesla stock up 47% in the last month, Founder and CEO Elon Musk delivered the opening key-note address at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai. “I remain confident that we will have the basic functionality for level 5 autonomy complete this year,” he said, as the company competes against Google’s Waymo, GM’s Cruise, Amazon’s Zoox and Uber in…