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12.08.2019 - 11:38

Grumpy customer or tricky manufacturer?

After Tesla reduced the range of older Model S and Model X vehicles by software update at the beginning of this year after a fire in a Model S in Hong Kong, a lawsuit has now been filed against the electric car manufacturer.

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08.08.2019 - 11:46

Tesla marks new safety records

According to a study published by the Highway Loss Data Institute, Tesla Model S and Model Y vehicles are almost 90% less likely to be stolen than the average car in the USA.

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05.08.2019 - 12:47

Free Supercharger access for new Model X & S owners

If you order a new Model S or Model X from Tesla, you can now charge it again for free at the manufacturer’s Superchargers. With this step, Tesla apparently aims to boost the recently sluggish sales of its two higher-priced and higher-margin models.

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25.07.2019 - 02:32

Tesla Q2: records broken and $5 billion in cash

In the second financial quarter of 2019, Tesla has produced 87,048 cars and delivered 95,356, surpassing all previous quarterly figures and enabling a similarly record-breaking cash flow. CTO, JB Straubel is stepping down after 15 years with the company.

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16.07.2019 - 12:06

Tesla updates pricing again

Tesla has again made various changes to its model price range. The most important updates are as follows: The Standard-Range versions of the Model S and Model X are out (again), while the Model 3 is now cheaper.

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11.07.2019 - 12:53

Explosion rocks Tesla Supercharger

While charging his Model X at a Supercharger in Plantation, Florida, a driver had to duck under his car to avoid a nearby explosion. However, the cause had nothing to do with the electric car: A nearby supermarket had a gas leak instead.

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04.07.2019 - 12:50

Tesla shows up at SF pride parade

In an effort to showcase support for local (and global) causes, Tesla sent their electric Semi truck as well as a lineup of their other models to the SF pride parade, alongside a host of employees.

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03.07.2019 - 00:20

Tesla tops delivery and production records in Q2 2019

Tesla appears to have recovered from a more disappointing Q1 as the electric car firm says it set new production and delivery records during the second quarter of this year. Stocks surged 7% as a response. Tesla also hinted at a strong Q3, saying it has a backlog of orders.

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26.06.2019 - 12:54

Tesla may narrowly miss a record-breaking quarter

The American electric car manufacturer Tesla wanted to break its record of 90,700 vehicles delivered in the second quarter. However, Tesla is likely to miss the target by a narrow margin. Apparently, Tesla’s head of production, Peter Hochholdinger, has also left the Californian electric car company.

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09.06.2019 - 23:26

Tesla Model X is a balancing act

Usually, Tesla cars fly off the shelves and sometimes CEO Elon Musk may appear a little off the rails but this incident is a whole new balancing act. The Swiss police that caught the Model X in the act even spoke of a flying Tesla.

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06.06.2019 - 11:44

Streaming while charging

For obvious reasons, Tesla blocked the video streaming options for the displays in their vehicles. However, an innovative Tesla owner managed to get the popular video stream platform Netflix running on the touch screen of his Model 3.

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03.06.2019 - 12:40

Tesla extends free charging offer for Model S & X

In April the Tesla Model S and Model X received some improvements. Pre-produced vehicles without these improvements will be sold until the end of June with an added treat: free supercharging. There is also news regarding the pickup and roadster.

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25.05.2019 - 12:52

Tesla aiming for record number of deliveries in Q2

It seems that Tesla may be having a new record quarter in vehicle deliveries. As Elon Musk wrote in an e-mail to employees, there is a good chance that the current quarter will see 90,700 deliveries exceed the record level reached in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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08.05.2019 - 13:12

Tesla presents CCS adapters for Model S & X

Tesla is now offering the promised CCS adapters for Model S and Model X. The Tesla website for Germany states that all models manufactured since 1 May have the necessary on-board electrical equipment to be charged via a CCS adapter on CCS charging stations.

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27.04.2019 - 18:05

Tesla Superchargers charging with up to 150 kW

Tesla is getting more capacity out of their second generation superchargers with a little more power than previously known. An increase in power from 120 kW to 145 kW was announced in March, but a spokesperson has now said that the upgrade will even enable 150 kW peak power.

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24.04.2019 - 23:31

Tesla reports loss in Q1, many deliveries to shift into Q2

The Tesla earnings call is out only this time it is a loss for the first time in two quarters. The electric car company reports a net loss of $702M, including $188M of non-recurring charges but also cash of $2.2 billion. The loss had been expected with Tesla saying they focussed the “attention on growth […]

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23.04.2019 - 17:16

Tesla’s new autopilot chip and robo-taxi software

Tesla presented its latest take at autonomous driving at its “Autonomy Day” and will install the Autopilot technology in all new vehicles with immediate effect. Utilising it, Tesla plans to launch its peer-to-peer “Robotaxi” service as early as next year, provided the authorities allow it.

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08.04.2019 - 12:47

Will Tesla Models S and X get a reluctance motor?

Tesla apparently plans to switch from the three-phase asynchronous to the reluctance motor on their Model S as well as the Model X. As far as the Model 3 is concerned, it looks as if the first U.S. deliveries of the new basic version are still to come.

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04.04.2019 - 16:37

Tesla releases production and delivery numbers

Tesla delivered around 63,000 vehicles in the first quarter of 2019, including around 50,900 Model 3 and 12,100 Model S and Model X. This corresponds to an increase of 110 per cent compared to the same quarter last year. Compared to the last quarter of 2018, however, this represents a decline of 31 per cent.

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26.03.2019 - 16:25

Tesla upgrades 2nd-gen Superchargers

Tesla has started to install a software update that increases the maximum usable charging capacity of the currently more than 12,000 second-generation superchargers worldwide from 120 to 145 kW.

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11.03.2019 - 11:04

Zig-zag at Tesla: prices are back up

U.S. electric car manufacturer continues its chaotic pricing policy: Tesla has announced an increase in its vehicle prices worldwide by three per cent after they had only just been reduced by an average of six per cent a few days ago.

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07.03.2019 - 12:20

Tesla presents next-gen Supercharger V3 (video)

Tesla has introduced the 3rd generation of its Supercharger. New power cabinets with 1 MW power and liquid-cooled cables enable peak rates of up to 250 kW for each charging electric vehicle at the new Supercharger locations, so no more splitting power.

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24.01.2019 - 12:39

Tesla job losses concern Models S and Model X

The renewed job cuts announced last week by Tesla apparently will mainly affect the production of the Model S and Model X. The electric car manufacturer has now confirmed that production hours for these high-priced models have been cut.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/12/grumpy-customer-or-tricky-manufacturer/
12.08.2019 11:38