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20.02.2019 - 12:21

Tesla hits 200,000 Model 3 mark and rising

Tesla has apparently exceeded the mark of 200,000 Model 3 units produced, according to the Bloomberg tracker. Already registered VINs for the Model 3 are closing in on the 300,000 units this quarter and Tesla CEO Elon Musk reports even bigger plans on Twitter.

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07.02.2019 - 13:50

Daimler & Tesla consider electric van cooperation

Daimler & Tesla are truly considering to electrify vans thus confirming rather unofficial hints that emerged last year. Now Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche confirmed the talks at the company’s annual press conference, but the outcome is open.

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18.01.2019 - 14:43

Tesla to eliminate 7% of workforce

Tesla has announced further job cuts. Around seven per cent of full-time jobs would have to be cut to further reduce costs, CEO Elon Musk explained in an e-mail to the employees. Tesla had already announced in June 2018 that it would lay off around nine per cent of employees.

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10.01.2019 - 11:31

Tesla to discontinue 75 kWh versions of Model S and X

Tesla is taking the 75 kWh versions of Model S and Model X off the market. Elon Musk announced via Twitter that the last orders for this version of the two models can only be taken until this Sunday evening. Meanwhile, Musk announced the new Roadster would take off, quite literally.

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19.12.2018 - 21:28

Musk sends Model X through tunnel on training wheels

Elon Musk presented the underground transport system Loop of his Boring Company in a test tube. Contrary to expectations, however, no autonomous e-shuttle was presented at the same time. Instead, a retrofit solution for autonomous electric cars was presented using the Tesla Model X as an example.

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03.12.2018 - 13:17

Tesla working to steady Model 3 output at 1,000/day

Tesla has achieved a production rate of 1,000 Model 3 a week and now it is all about steadying that flow. Elon Musk said he had walked the line bit by bit last month and asked employees to make keeping the production rate their “top priority”.

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20.11.2018 - 15:58

Matchmaking: Tesla and Daimler talk electric vans

Tesla and Daimler go back years when Daimler supported the EV maker early on. Now it looks as if it is time to give some of the “like” back and Elon Musk tweeted to toy with the idea of an electric van cooperation. Plus, he has expansive plans on Supercharging.

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03.11.2018 - 18:17

GM and Tesla looking to enter e-bike business

General Motors is the most recent major carmaker looking to join the pedelec business. GM announced plans to design two compact electric bikes, one of which will be a folding bike. Also Tesla has hinted at wanting to launch an electric two-wheeler.

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25.10.2018 - 17:25

Updates to Tesla Model Y and ride-share plans

Next to the Q3 earnings presented last night, in which it was shown that the Model 3 helped push Tesla to profitability for the first time, there have been further updates. These regard the Model Y and the ride-sharing plans, as well as Tesla’s stratgey for Europe and China.

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24.10.2018 - 22:13

Tesla releases Q3 earnings: record revenue and a profit

Tesla both surprised and impressed Wall Street when moving its Q3 earnings call forward a week. Shares soared by 12 percent and it turns out, investors were right. Tesla reports a profit for the second time in its history and makes a record revenue, mostly thanks to the Model 3.

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11.10.2018 - 14:43

Tesla is about to buy land for its Gigafactory in China

The preparations for Teslas Gigafactory in China are apparently progressing. As Bloomberg reports, Tesla is about to buy land for the factory for 145 million US dollars. A decision by the Shanghai city government to allocate the land to Tesla could already be made this month.

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30.09.2018 - 13:42

Elon Musk steps down as chairman of Tesla

A settlement was made in the pending Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) case against Elon Musk regarding his privatisation tweet – Musk will have to step down from his position as chairman of Tesla for three years and he and Tesla will each pay a $20 million fine.

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10.09.2018 - 13:11

Has Tesla CEO Elon Musk lost it?

The volatility surrounding Tesla just does not seem to die down. On Friday, six percent of Tesla’s value went up in smoke rather literally, and amidst news of three executives leaving the EV maker.

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26.08.2018 - 18:02

Tesla to remain listed on stock exchange

Tesla will not be taken private, says Tesla CEO Elon Musk who had planned to privatise the company. Rather than removing it from the stock market, it will now remain listed. Powerful investors had managed to change the mind of the Tesla CEO.

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19.08.2018 - 19:06

$25,000 Tesla in three years, says Elon Musk (video)

The Tesla CEO sat down for a tech talk, not on his new couch but inside the Fremont factory. When asked about production, he ventured into economies of scale and made a rather astonishing announcement: Tesla may build a 25,000-dollar electric car in three years.

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08.08.2018 - 12:02

Tesla is thinking of a mini electric car

We have become accustomed to the Tesla boss making ludicrous announcements which he then turns into a reality. Just think of that Roadster on its way to Mars. This latest news however is promising more fun for a much wider group of people.

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03.08.2018 - 15:38

From Elon with compliments

In a unique delivery, Elon Musk himself came to deliver a Model 3 to one of his customers. The reason for the visit was the testing of a new delivery system, where the vehicle is brought directly from the factory to the customer using an enclosed trailer.

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10.07.2018 - 16:09

Breaking: Tesla signs Gigafactory deal in Shanghai

Elon Musk has been busy in Shanghai as he inked the deal with the city for a new production facility. The construction of Gigafactory 3 is to “begin in the near future,” says Tesla so that they may start making both electric cars and batteries there in two years from now.

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25.06.2018 - 19:53

Tesla sabotage scandal taking new turn

The story of the Tesla saboteur is taking crazier turns. After Tesla sued Martin Tripp, he now claims to be a whistle blower and indeed some recent Tesla scathing media reports may be traced back to him.

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20.06.2018 - 13:20

Tesla CEO favours Gigafactory in Germany

Elon Musk has taken to Twitter – no surprises here – to add some detail to plans for a Gigafactory in Europe. And – here’s the surprise – he named Germany as a “leading choice” mainly due to its location in the centre of Europe.

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19.06.2018 - 12:35

Elon accuses employees of sabotage

After technical problems on the assembly line, now apparently Tesla is being plagued by a saboteur from the internal ranks. The reason proclaimed for the disloyalty is apparently a snubbed promotion.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/18/first-performance-model-3-with-awd-rolls-off-lines/
18.06.2018 13:44