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

Electrek had the opportunity to be amongst the first to get a ride and a walkaround of the Drako GTE, a new $1.25 million electric supercar coming out of Silicon Valley.

Here is our report and video about this new EV: expand full story

BMW is about to unveil its next electric vehicle, the BMW i4, at the Geneva Motor Show next month and it is releasing today the first teaser image for the car. expand full story

Polestar, Volvo’s performance brand revived as an all-electric brand, has released pictures and a few details of a new electric sedan concept: the Polestar Precept. expand full story

Elon Musk’s Boring Company announced on Twitter that its third-generation boring machine, which is supposed to have had its ability greatly improved to dig tunnels fast and cheap, is now working. expand full story

Tesla is starting to confirm Model Y deliveries to customers for next month after starting low-volume production in January. expand full story

Yesterday

Tesla is under scrutiny again over a fatal crash on Autopilot in 2018. ​The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that it is holding a public hearing tomorrow to “determine the probable cause of the fatal crash.” expand full story

Tesla is reportedly trying to get approval for electric trucks to get around a Sunday and holiday ban for semi truck travel in Europe, which would give a significant boost to commercial electric trucks, like the Tesla Semi. expand full story

Several pictures of the Tesla Model Y trunk have emerged on social media – showing an impressive cargo space for the small electric SUV. expand full story

GM has now officially launched its new Menlo electric car with 250 miles of range and confirmed a starting price of just ~$23,000, but you can’t buy it unless you are in China.

The new EV from the American automaker is sure to make some people jealous in other markets. expand full story

February 22

CEO Elon Musk congratulated the Tesla team after the Model 3 got 350 miles of range on a single charge in a new test on range mode. expand full story

February 21

Elon Musk made some new comments about the production version of the Tesla Cybertruck, which he says will come standard with “laser blade lights” and be around 82 inches wide. expand full story

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a Tesla 110 kWh battery pack, Tesla possibly using LFP batteries, a Porsche Taycan fire, and more.

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Audi confirmed that it is temporarily suspending production of its e-tron electric SUV due to supply problems. Battery cell supply issues are suspected. expand full story

Tesla and Hot Wheels have partnered to bring on remote-controlled versions of the Cybertruck, and they will come to market before the real thing. expand full story

The Ontario Provincial Police already released a concept of a Telsa Model X police vehicle, but now they are conceptualizing a Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup as a police patrol car. expand full story

Tesla is partnering with a solar firm and Atlassian founder Mike Cannon-Brookes to quickly deploy energy systems in order to help the communities affected by the devastating wildfires in Australia. expand full story

February 20

Renault’s bet on the Zoe electric car is starting to pay off. Sales surged to almost 10,000 units in Europe last month and the vehicle is becoming one of the brand’s best-selling cars. expand full story

Electrek has learned that Tesla lost one of its most senior executives and the man behind the construction of Tesla’s Gigafactories, Kevin Kassekert, who left the automaker last week. expand full story

Tesla’s latest firmware update hints at integrating Powerwall and vehicle charging for a more seamless home charging experience. expand full story

February 19

Tesla announced today that it closed its new $2 billion stock offering announced last week and the underwriters took the option to purchase an additional $300 million worth of shares. expand full story

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