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18.08.2019 - 10:02

A busy bee sets Twitter a buzz

A few days ago Elon Musk busied himself tweeting a lot of “bee content”. Since then, there has been speculation that the bee emojis and related word games are not just Twitter gags, but an allusion to the name of the planned Tesla pickup.

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14.08.2019 - 12:56

Rest in peace, modern styles

The Norwegian engineer Jan Erik Naley has come up with a very special Model S conversion as he made the Tesla into a hearse. Let’s hope the reduced emissions will also reduce demand for the vehicle’s services.

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13.08.2019 - 14:38

Tesla starts Model 3 sales in South Korea

Tesla has started selling Model 3 in South Korea at prices starting at 52 million won (about 43,000 dollars) before subsidies. Buyers can look forward to subsidies from the state government and provincial governments totalling up to 20 million won.

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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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06.08.2019 - 12:33

Tesla loses another production manager

Tesla lost another important manager this month: J. Eric Purcell. Purcell spent almost seven years with Tesla and was most recently responsible for production quality at the Fremont plant.

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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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01.08.2019 - 13:48

RV concept for Tesla Semi revealed

The design company Vanlifer has come up with a novel idea to just use a Telsa semi-trailer truck as the basis for an electric mobile home. With Tesla’s self-driving functions this home could make coming home a matter of staying put and pressing buttons.

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31.07.2019 - 11:23

Charging etiquette hits hard

A Tesla owner in China parked his Model S at a Supercharger bay without charging it. And while he was not ICEing in any strict sense, his in-action still sparked a strong reaction – he found his Model S with a dismantled bumper.

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29.07.2019 - 13:04

It’s not what you think…

If you see someone bobbing around, wildly turning their Tesla’s steering wheel while being perfectly stationary at the charger, they may not be crazy. At least, not in the way you thought: it’s just Tesla’s Arcade.

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27.07.2019 - 16:31

New York to expand DC fast charging

The New York State Public Service Commission approved the expansion of its fast-charging infrastructure program. Now fast-charging plugs at newly constructed charging stations will be eligible for an incentive.

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25.07.2019 - 14:26

Indonesia: International consortium seeks nickel & cobalt

An international consortium of renowned e-mobility players plans to build a resource mining plant for lithium-ion batteries on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. In concrete terms, the project reportedly involves nickel and cobalt. Apparently, Tesla, CATL, LG Chem, Daimler and Volkswagen aim to participate in the consortium.

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25.07.2019 - 14:48

JB Straubel leaves Tesla for consultancy

Elon Musk announced in the context of the latest quarterly figure announcement that Tesla co-founder JB Straubel will withdraw from the operational business as Chief Technology Officer and will in future only work in an advisory capacity for Tesla. The new Tesla CTO will be Drew Baglino.

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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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22.07.2019 - 11:56

Audi uses Tesla’s shade for marketing

In February, we reported on Audi using Tesla’s superchargers as a backdrop to market their e-tron electric SUV. Now it seems that the barely-guerilla marketing campaign wasn’t an isolated event.

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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 - 14:34

CharIN is working on truck charging with up to 3 MW

The CCS initiative CharIN and its members in the High Power Commercial Vehicle Charging Task Force (HPCVC) are now also working on high power charging for electric commercial vehicles with a charging capacity of one to three megawatts and, with the help of Tesla.

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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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10.07.2019 - 13:27

Tesla Model 3 CHAdeMO compatible in the USA

The CHAdeMO adapter from Tesla is now also compatible with the Model 3. This means that the latest Californian vehicle model uses pretty much any charge columns if required. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the Model Y seem to be underway in Fremont.

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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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02.07.2019 - 18:01

Norway: EV sales continue to look up Jan-June 2019

Norway remains the electric car nation number one: In the first half of 2019, all-electric cars continue to rise in numbers, while new registrations for hybrid vehicles are on the decline. The same can be said of new registrations figures from June.

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02.07.2019 - 16:18

Peter Hochholdinger and Jan Oehmicke leave Tesla

Two prominent departures within a few days – After production manager Peter Hochholdinger (formerly with Audi) left Tesla to join Californian rival Lucid Motors, Tesla’s head of European operations Jan Oehmicke (formerly with BMW) is also leaving.

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27.06.2019 - 11:07

Police not charged

In Luxemburg, a Tesla police car ran out of battery power on a public highway. Usually running out of fuel on a highway in the rather small and very wealthy European country will incur a fine. But since there are currently no regulations against empty batteries, the police got away with an embarrassing moment.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/18/a-busy-bees-sets-twitter-a-buzz/
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