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This section will review cars, trucks, products and books related to the auto industry.
Tesla AI, courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla To Have Working Prototype Of Tesla Bot By September 30

Tesla surprised the high-tech world last year by hosting "AI Day", where it basically presented its latest technological innovations: more specifically a humanoid robot introduced with the name "Tesla Bot"; a project that Elon Musk just confirmed will actually have its first working prototype, which will be shown during an event that will take place at the end of September this year.
Tesla Model 3, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla Making More Profit Per Car Than Legacy Premium Manufacturers

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, the whole world started to witness a curious trend: manufacturers selling fewer cars, but actually making more money. Supply chain problems basically caused that, as a consequence, there are fewer cars on the market, and those actually available are more expensive. Due to excess demand, traditional discounts have been mostly suppressed and - as experienced by every automaker - competition has been reduced.
Tesla Solar Panels, courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla Building Huge EV Charging Oasis In The Mojave Desert

Tesla continues to allocate a significant amount of resources to an issue that is decisive and crucial to promoting the massive adoption of electric cars: expanding the network of fast charging points. The Supercharger network is one of the key features that allowed Tesla to distance and in fact, differentiate itself from other brands that also sell 100% electric vehicles.
Tesla Model S, courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla Beats All Premium Brands In Q1 2022: Sells More Cars In The USA Than BMW, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz

In the first quarter of 2022 Tesla sold more cars than the big 'premium' brands in the United States, surpassing BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus (that is, including ALL models of said brands, not only electric vehicles).
Jay Leno & Ford CEO Jim Farley

Ford CEO Admits Tesla’s Giga Texas Increased F-150 Lightning production From 20K To 150K A Year

At his latest appearance on Jay Leno's Garage, Ford CEO Jim Farley admitted he convinced his colleagues to increase F-150 Lightning production from 20,000 to 150,000 vehicles a year by pointing to Tesla's production plans at Giga Texas.
Tesla Model 3, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla Model C Not Frozen: Development Quietly Continues

Not long ago, at the beginning of the year, we echoed Tesla's decision to freeze the development of its new access electric car, a model smaller than the Model 3 and Model Y that would have a starting price of just $25,000. The existence of this project was first made known in September 2020 during Tesla Battery Day.
Tesla Model 3, Courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla To Host Second AI Day This Summer: FSD, Optimus Robot, Dojo News

A year after the celebration of its first thematic day about artificial intelligence and software, the AI Day of 2021, the second edition will be held this summer. Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, officially announced it through the usual channel, that is, his Twitter account: AI Day will take place on August 19 and it promises many interesting news.
Tesla Cybertruck, courtesy of Tesla Inc.

Tesla Opens Semi Reservations, But Closes Cybertruck Reservations To Europe And China

Tesla's full range of industrial vehicles has not yet hit the market, despite the fact that the models began to be known five years ago: it was in 2017 when the Tesla Semi was introduced, and in 2019 a truly revolutionary electric pick-up, the Cybertruck was also presented. But they are not being manufactured yet because it literally has not been possible.
2022 Toyota Sienna Hybrid front exterior

2022 Toyota Sienna Hybrid: Evolutionary Changes Have Risen The Benefits

This week Torque News is reviewing the 2022 Toyota Sienna Hybrid Platinum trim and we are impressed by the treats it offers: heated front seats and steering wheel for all, 3 or 4 zone climate control, SmartKey, 8 to 10 airbags, USB, USB-C and HDMI ports, 12" screen in the ceiling, 6 to 12 JBL sound quality and 36 miles of fuel economy per gallon.