Posts Tagged ‘Tesla’

North Texas, Start Your (Electric) Engines

Posted by Dave Moore

Political and policy leaders are hoping that some of Texas’ $209 million Volkswagen so-called “Dieselgate” settlement can be used to help move drivers away from internal combustion, and toward electric-powered vehicles.

“We have an opportunity to make a …

Frito-Lay Parent Orders New Tesla Semi Electric Trucks

Posted by Lance Murray

Doritos, Fritos, and Lays potato chips will be quietly whizzing their way to stores near you in the future, after the parent company of Plano-based Frito-Lay Inc. reserved 100 of Tesla Inc.’s new electric Semi trucks.

It’s all a part …

Dallas Innovates First Look:
TreeHouse Unveils Dallas Store

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Whether it’s LED lights that look like the original Edison bulb or tile floors made from crushed sinks and toilets, every product in the new TreeHouse store in Dallas has a story.

The home improvement store opened Friday at 8021 …

Tesla Wins Approval for Southlake Showroom

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Tesla could soon be moving into Southlake Town Square, bringing luxury electric cars and supercharger stations to the affluent city.


The California car maker has confirmed that it’s interested in a spot right across from the Apple …

TreeHouse Store in Dallas
Moving Toward Completion

Posted by Lance Murray

TreeHouse, the Austin-based eco-friendly home improvement store, is working to open its first store built from the ground up in Dallas.

The store, at the northeast corner of Walnut Hill Lane and N. Central Expressway, is scheduled to open in …

Tesla to Seek Change in Texas Franchise Law, Again

Posted by Lance Murray

Tesla Motors said it’s not giving up on trying to change the Texas franchise dealer laws, coming back to this year’s legislative session for its third attempt to get the rules altered.

Texas law prohibits direct auto sales to the …

Lincoln, Tesla Meet Customers Where They ‘Live, Work, & Dine’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

From 3D customization to a fully immersive sound system, Lincoln will pull out all the stops when it opens its new Lincoln Experience Center at The Star in Frisco.

The nearly 12,000-square-foot facility solidifies Lincoln’s partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, …

Drive Electric Week Puts a Charge in EV Awareness

Posted by Susan McFarland

Helping the environment and ditching the gasoline bill are the main reasons people buy their first electric vehicle (EV).

No belts to change, no spark plugs, no oil changes or transmission fluid replacement, no timing belt to replace, and half …

Could North Texas be a Leader In Connected Car Technologies?

Posted by Dave Moore


North Texas has the potential to be a leading region in self-driving/connected vehicle technologies, said Chris Poe, lead for the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s connected and automated transportation strategy.

Poe, who …

Q+A: Touch Titans CEO Puts Spotlight on Startups In Videos

Posted by Heather Noel

Matt Hinson, founder and CEO of Dallas-based Rollout, is in the middle of describing his construction drawing management software, when suddenly he stops short. 

“Whoa,” Hinson exclaims after his arms flail backward and eyes instinctively squeeze shut. 

It’s the …

3 Things: Will Facebook Go All Video in 5 Years?

Posted by Lance Murray

Today’s stories include the future of Facebook, Texas’ economy is still a powerhouse, and a famed manufacturer is going to roll out an all-electric motorcycle. 

Ok, admit it. You’re on Facebook, and you really love to watch cat videos, …