Tag: Model S

Jul 3, 2020 - 11:14 am

Tesla batteries under evaluation

The US NHTSA has launched a probe over a potential design flaw in older Model S battery packs that could prove dangerous. Reportedly, parts in the cooling mechanism in 2012 to 2016 Tesla Model S units could render the battery pack useless or even cause fires.

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Jul 2, 2020 - 04:23 pm

Tesla production & delivery report Q2/2020

Tesla delivered a total of 90,650 vehicles in the second quarter of 2020, 2,250 more than in the first quarter of the year. From April to June a total of 82,272 Tesla vehicles were produced, which significantly fewer than in the 1st quarter due to Corona restrictions.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 01:41 pm

The 100 kWh Model 3: rumours and a denial

Rumour has it that Tesla is planning a 100-kWh version for Model 3, but Elon Musk has denied that Tesla is developing such a Model3. In addition, the range for the Model S with a large battery will indeed increase, but only in North America for the time being.

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May 27, 2020 - 01:53 pm

Tesla reduces prices across the board

Tesla has just lowered the prices of its models, in some cases considerably, depending on country and model range. All Tesla models are affected by the price cuts with the exception of the new Model Y. In the USA, the Model 3 will also be around 2,000 dollars cheaper.

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May 5, 2020 - 12:59 pm

One of a kind Tesla ready to order

The Model S design initially announced in 2017 is now going on sale and has indeed turned the Tesla into a real ‘Shooting Brake’. However, the strictly limited offshoot from Dutch coachbuilder RemetzCar cost an impressive 224,522 euros.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 12:28 pm

Tesla production & delivery report Q1/2020

Tesla delivered 88,400 electric cars in the first quarter of the year despite the Covid-19 crisis. It is significantly more than analysts had expected given the current situation, although it is less than in the final quarter of 2019.

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Mar 26, 2020 - 11:12 am

Not enough power for the getaway

In the Czech Republic, a thief who had stolen a Tesla Model S was caught trying to charge the car at a third-party Tesla service centre in Prague with a left over range of only 5 km.

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Mar 9, 2020 - 01:14 pm

Tesla plans for production increase in Shanghai

How many Model 3 can Tesla build in the Gigafactory 3 near Shanghai? A new report from China provides details of the planned increase in production at the factory as well as new models. In other Tesla news, we look at software updates.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 02:11 pm

Tesla updates battery warranty

There have been some changes to the Tesla warranty terms. For Model S and Model X, an upper limit for mileage is introduced. However, a shift from usage time to mileage affects all Tesla drivers.

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Jan 31, 2020 - 01:23 pm

Tesla may boost Model S & X ranges with efficiency

Tesla is continuously improving the chemistry of its supposedly “old “18650 battery cells, as Elon Musk explained during the latest earnings call. Tesla also says it expects the Model Y to go way further with a single charge than initially announced.

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Jan 5, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Tesla cracks 100,000 vehicle mark in Q4

Tesla delivered 112,000 electric cars in the 4th quarter of 2019, of which 92,550 were Model 3 and 19,450 were Model S and Model X. The Californians have thus reached the targeted 100,000 deliveries for the first time, and production has now also reached six figures.

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Oct 25, 2019 - 02:03 pm

Tesla announces update for more performance

Tesla will provide a firmware update in the coming weeks to help the Model S, Model X and Model 3 deliver about 5% more performance. Also, the Californian company’s share prices jump after profits reported last quarter.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 12:30 am

Tesla shows profit and growth in Q3

After two quarters of losses, Tesla closed the third quarter of 2019 with a profit. While sales were near the level of the previous quarter, the fresh business figures this time show a bottom-line improvement of 143 million US dollars.

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Oct 18, 2019 - 02:36 pm

USA Tesla deposit now 100 dollars

Tesla now only requires a deposit of 100 dollars when customers order their electric cars in the USA. However, if the order is cancelled, the deposit will not be refunded. Also new are the prices for Tesla’s Model 3.

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Oct 4, 2019 - 02:46 pm

Tesla narrowly misses 100k deliveries in Q3

Tesla delivered around 97,000 electric cars in the third quarter, including 79,600 Model 3, as well as 17,400 Model S and Model X. Although the Californians failed to meet their their target of 100,000 deliveries, they still achieved yet another record quarter.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:02 pm

Tesla takes aim for 100,000 Q3 deliveries

Tesla could deliver more than 100,000 electric cars for the first time this quarter. This was indicated by Elon Musk in an e-mail to employees. It has also been announced that production of the Model 3 will start at the Tesla plant in Shanghai on October 14.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 12:20 pm

Tesla expands further in Eastern Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said Tesla would open stores in Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia and most Eastern Europe states by early next year. Meanwhile, Model 3 has arrived in Australia, and back in the company’s home country, a judge in Delaware, USA orders Tesla to defend Elon Musk’s potential payout.

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Sep 19, 2019 - 01:03 pm

Tesla has too few accidents to analyse

Every year the Swedish Folksam insurance publishes a study with the statistically safest cars in the country. Tesla did not qualify for the list this year as its cars were only involved in seven accidents – too few for a valid risk analysis, according to the insurance company.

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Sep 13, 2019 - 12:38 pm

Not all Tesla fire is what you think

Although electric cars are statistically less or not more likely to catch fire than combustion engines (it’s in the name!), reports of burning electric cars always cause much excitement – especially when a Tesla is affected.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 10:56 am

Most powerful Tesla powertrain called Plaid

A Model S equipped a ‚Plaid‘ powertrain (think Ludicrous mode but Spaceballs) has set a new record on the Laguna Seca Raceway in California. More so, the electric car has already been spotted testing at the Nürburgring in Germany.

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Sep 9, 2019 - 02:40 pm

Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Plaid drive

The recently presented Porsche Taycan has also been well received by Tesla mastermind Elon Musk. First off on Twitter, Musk made fun of the fact that Porsche is also using the name “Turbo” for its electric model, then he added a quick tweet…

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Aug 31, 2019 - 10:20 am

China releases Tesla from sales tax

The Chinese government has added Tesla’s electric cars to the list of vehicles exempt from sales tax. Only cars produced in China are exempt from the ten per cent sales tax.

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Aug 27, 2019 - 12:52 pm

Tesla may be raising their prices in China soon

Tesla will increase its prices in China from Friday of this week, slightly earlier than originally planned, according to media reports. The main focus will probably be on imported vehicles from the USA. But the Gigafactory 3 would also be affected.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/13/tesla-lowers-model-y-base-price-in-the-usa/
13.07.2020 13:38