June 2021

Tesla Giga Berlin factory

Tesla May Build Batteries Without Cobalt at Giga Berlin

As you may already know from our previous reporting Tesla is also planning to build a battery factory at Giga Berlin if Tesla's ideas go well. The German publication, called Basic Thinking, is looking at Tesla’s 11,000-page public documents and of newly designed Giga Berlin plans, and suspects that these batteries, produced by Tesla at Giga Berlin, could be cobalt-free for the first time.
2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder

2021 F-150 Police Responder Is Faster Than All Other Law Enforcement Vehicles Tested

F-150 Police Responder recorded faster 0-60 mph, 0-100 mph and quarter-mile times than any other police vehicle in recent tests. Overall performance improvements were verified in vehicle dynamics testing where 2021 F-150 Police Responder cut up to 5.8 seconds off its average lap time vs. outgoing model according to Michigan State Police preliminary test results.

Pobst Goes Plaid and Wins Pikes Peak Race

Race Day at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race is over and it has been a wild ride as Pobst goes Plaid in his “upgraded” Tesla Model S Plaid and places 1st in the Exhibition Class. Watch the linked video on a big screen or on your Virtual Reality headset and be sure to have taken some motion sickness meds to prepare for an enjoyable ride as you take a peek over the Pobst’s shoulders at what it’s like to go Plaid up Pikes Peak.

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