Sep 16, 2022 - 12:29 pm
Tesla battery production in Texas before Grünheide
In Germany, Tesla continues to focus on battery production but wants to prioritise the USA first because of the prospect of extensive US government subsidies. Battery production in Texas is to be ramped up sooner than planned, but in at Giga Berlin in Grünheide later than planned.
May 15, 2021 - 03:34 pm
A jab in the arm for a Model 3
To encourage people to get vaccinated against Covid-19, Dr Raul Vazquez from Buffalo in the US state of New York has come up with a special incentive: Everyone who is vaccinated is entered into a raffle and the winner receives a new Tesla Model 3.
Oct 7, 2020 - 01:18 pm
Instant Tesla convertible
A new Tesla Model Y is said to have lost its entire glass roof on its first journey after delivery – a short video of which has appeared on social media. As yet there has not been sufficient investigation into the incident to judge its validity.
Jun 27, 2019 - 05:31 pm
Further rumours of Tesla’s own battery production
After the Annual General Meeting in mid-June, there were rumours that Tesla is going to manufacture its own battery cells using the technology acquired through the takeover of Maxwell. Now insiders are describing the existence of some kind of secret battery laboratory.
May 17, 2019 - 02:12 pm
Tesla completes acquisition of Maxwell Technologies
Tesla has formally completed the acquisition of energy storage specialist Maxwell Technologies announced in February. In order to take control of the company, which specializes in supercapacitors and batteries, Tesla is transferring shares worth around $235 million.
Aug 10, 2015 - 08:15 am
Telsa, Electrified World Record Tour.
Video tip: Tesla presents a snaking prototype of its robotic EV charger recently announced on Twitter. While the initially described “solid metal snake” looks rather phallic, it seems to work. The following video demonstrates how the snake finds the hole and charges the Model S.
Click tip: The Electrified World Record Tour started this Friday. Four Model S are on their way from Spanish Tarifa to the North Cape. The links below provide regular updates on their progress of attempt to break the world record and drive 6,600 km in 96 hours electrically.