Tag: Tesla

Jan 25, 2023 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to build 4680 assembly & truck plant in Nevada

Tesla has announced a massive expansion of its site in the US state of Nevada with two new production facilities: one for 4680-format battery cells with a capacity of 100 gigawatt-hours per year and another for the series production of the Tesla ‘Semi’ electric truck.

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Jan 13, 2023 - 12:49 pm

China marks 6.9 million NEVs sold over 2022

Total sales of New Energy Vehicles in 2022 amounted to 6.887 million units. This is according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) and represents an increase of 93.4 per cent compared to 2021.

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Jan 13, 2023 - 12:45 pm

Tesla lowers Model 3 & Y prices in Europe and the USA

After the latest significant price reduction in China, Tesla is now following suit in Europe and the USA. Depending on the variant, the two models have been reduced in price by up to 9,100 euros – especially the prices for the basic models with LFP battery and rear-wheel drive have been lowered.

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Jan 12, 2023 - 12:13 pm

Tesla is close to a deal to build factory in Indonesia

Tesla is close to signing a preliminary agreement to build a factory in Indonesia, according to an agency report. According to the report, the factory will be designed for an annual production of one million electric cars. However, the decision for construction has not fallen yet.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 04:03 pm

Revel to open five new fast charging hubs in NY

The Brooklyn-based electric mobility and infrastructure company Revel has announced plans to develop and open five new fast-charging ‘Superhubs’ in New York City, adding a total of 136 public charging stalls to New York’s EV infrastructure.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 09:32 am

Tesla customers in China are not happy

Tesla’s renewed – and quite significant – price cuts for the Model 3 and Model Y in China are now causing protests from existing customers. Hundreds of Tesla owners protested against the company’s pricing policy in front of Tesla showrooms and delivery centres in China over the weekend.

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Jan 6, 2023 - 01:22 pm

Tesla cuts prices of its entire China line-up

Tesla has again lowered the prices for all versions of the Model 3 and Model Y in China. The entry-level Model 3 now comes at a record low of 229,900 yuan (just under €31,900) after Tesla skimmed off 36,000 yuan.

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Jan 4, 2023 - 11:09 am

Piedmont to supply Tesla with lithium in second half of 2023

Piedmont Lithium has negotiated an amended supply contract with Tesla. Under the new contract, Piedmont Lithium will supply approximately 125,000 tonnes of spodumene concentrate (SC6) to Tesla between the second half of 2023 and the end of 2025 but not from its own mining operations as planned.

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Jan 4, 2023 - 09:51 am

Dying to be in a Tesla

In the Netherlands, the Dutch company Derks Uitvaartmobiliteit has converted the Tesla Model 3 into a hearse. The company calls the vehicle the Tesla Hearse 3, which is based on the Model 3 with rear-wheel drive and a standard Range Plus battery.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 12:45 pm

Tom Zhu to take over as CEO for Tesla

Tom Zhu appears set to become Tesla’s most influential manager after CEO Elon Musk. In addition to his role as China boss and highest-ranking manager for Tesla’s sales in the rest of Asia, Zhu will be given additional responsibilities in North America and Europe.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 11:44 am

Tesla hits new delivery and production records

Tesla has presented its delivery and production figures for the fourth quarter of 2022 – and thus also for the year as a whole. With 439,701 electric cars built and 405,278 delivered, Q4 was unsurprisingly a new record for both figures.

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Jan 2, 2023 - 03:33 pm

Tesla increases 4680 cell production capacities

Tesla can now equip around 1,000 vehicles per week with its new 4680 battery cells. At the end of December, Tesla said it achieved a production rate of 868,000 4680 cells in one week – enough for said approximately 1,000 electric cars.

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Dec 20, 2022 - 04:09 pm

Brandenburg investigates Tesla over illegal dumping allegations

Following a criminal complaint filed by the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment (LfU), the Potsdam public prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation against Tesla on suspicion of unauthorized operation of a hazardous materials storage facility at the Grünheide site.

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Dec 9, 2022 - 02:22 pm

Tesla: Gigafactory Grünheide expansion is a Go

Tesla has received the green light from the Grünheide municipality for its plan to expand the Gigafactory site near Berlin by 100 hectares. There is also news about the planned water supply and the workforce at the German Tesla factory.

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Dec 7, 2022 - 03:21 pm

Caltrans orders 399 Tesla Model 3

Tesla has received its largest known order to date from a US federal or state government agency. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has ordered 399 Model 3s in the RWD variant from Tesla.

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Dec 2, 2022 - 12:59 pm

Tesla officially launches Semi deliveries

Tesla has announced the start of deliveries of its Semi electric truck at an official event – five years after its presentation and three years after the originally announced start of deliveries. The most important confirmed news is that the battery can be charged with up to 1 megawatt thanks to a 1,000-volt system.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 02:57 pm

CharIN angered over change in Supercharger plug design

The CCS association CharIN has released a statement of discontent after Tesla recently announced it would release the design of its proprietary Supercharger connector to make its system the charging standard in North America. Tesla remains a member of the consortium behind the CCS charging standard.

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Nov 29, 2022 - 12:31 pm

Tesla to deliver updated Model 3 in 2023

Tesla is apparently working on a revised version of the Model 3 to reduce production costs and increase the appeal of the five-year-old electric sedan. However, the scope is still open – both in terms of changes to the appearance and technology, as well as those in production.

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Nov 29, 2022 - 11:48 am

Tesla is also recalling cars in China

There are two more recalls for Tesla, this time in China. One of the actions concerns a problem with the battery management software of 67,698 imported Model S and Model X, which can lead to a loss of power. The other is more serious, as it pertains to seat belt issues.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/26/tesla-doubles-profit-over-2022-takes-aim-for-1-8-million-vehicles-in-2023/
26.01.2023 01:09