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14.02.2019 - 16:17

Tesla Model 3 arrives in China & Germany

The first Tesla Model 3 for the Chinese market arrived at the port of Tianjin. Two more ships are allegedly already on their way. The hurry is to catch the reduction on import duty that is only certain for the 1st quarter.

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13.02.2019 - 13:05

Back to the future via Easter egg

New Easter eggs in Tesla software continue to appear: A recently-discovered hidden function unfortunately does not allow time travel, but offers numerous references to the cult movie “Back to the future”.

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12.02.2019 - 11:50

Running low when its cold out

The heat is on in a dispute between the American Automobile Association (AAA) and Tesla over range decreases in freezing temperatures. While the AAA claims to have found a loss of range of up to 41% with the heating on, Tesla says its data show the decrease not “anywhere near” that value.

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11.02.2019 - 11:12

Tesla cuts staff for North American deliveries

Tesla has more than halved the staff in its department that delivers Model 3 to North American buyers. The layoffs are a sign that demand for Model 3 in the US has declined sharply as Tesla’s federal tax relief runs out. Now the company focuses on deliveries in China and Europe.

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08.02.2019 - 15:57

Tesla looking to implement Maxwell dry electrodes

A few days ago Tesla announced the acquisition of Maxwell Technologies. What the electric car manufacturer is trying to achieve is now clear from new reports and a document published by Maxwell in 2018 on its patented dry electrode technology.

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07.02.2019 - 13:50

Daimler & Tesla consider electric van cooperation

Daimler & Tesla are truly considering to electrify vans thus confirming rather unofficial hints that emerged last year. Now Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche confirmed the talks at the company’s annual press conference, but the outcome is open.

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07.02.2019 - 11:16

Tesla launches roll-out of Model 3 in Europe

Tesla is now delivering the first Model 3 vehicles in Europe. To be exact, Tesla informed buyers on the continent that they can pick up their Model 3 in Zeebrugge in Belgium or Tilburg in the Netherlands. However, the European launch did not go off entirely without a hitch.

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06.02.2019 - 12:50

Tesla updates Model 3 prices again

The Tesla price carousel continues to turn: In the US, the Californian electric car manufacturer has now lowered the price for the Model 3 by 1,100 dollars. The entry-level model with a mid-range battery now starts at 42,900 dollars.

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05.02.2019 - 14:39

Toyota blames Tesla for defectors

Tesla’s Model 3 is apparently causing a bit of trouble for Toyota’s US American market: As Toyota’s North American boss Jim Lentz recently admitted, around nine percent of Toyota customers are unfaithful to the brand. About half of them are (former) Prius owners who migrate to Tesla.

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05.02.2019 - 12:21

Tesla saves Panasonic business margins

Panasonic has lowered its forecast for the 2018/19 fiscal year, which ends in March, following a decline in profits over the winter. However, the Energy division, which also includes the battery business with Tesla, recorded its first operating profit in three quarters at 131 million euros.

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04.02.2019 - 17:12

VW’s Electrify America to integrate Tesla batteries

Volkswagen’s redemption subsidiary for diesel gate, Electrify America has made a surprise announcement on cooperation with Tesla. Throughout this year, Electrify America plan to equip 100 charging station across 42 states with stationary energy storage systems by Tesla.

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04.02.2019 - 15:30

Tesla takes over battery innovators Maxwell

For an investment price of 200 million dollars, Tesla aims to take over the California-based battery manufacturer Maxwell Technologies. The purchase still is subject to official government approval but is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019.

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31.01.2019 - 12:20

Zack Kirkhorn taking over as CFO at Tesla

CFO Deepak Ahuja announced his retirement from Tesla, shortly after the company reported a profit in Q4 of last year. Tesla’s current vice president of finance, Zach Kirkhorn, will be taking over the position and has been with the company since Roadster days.

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29.01.2019 - 10:52

Supercharger sabotage

Tesla haters in the USA apparently cannot leave off the provocations – After Supercharger parking spaces were recently blocked by pickup drivers, unknown persons in Utah have now cut the cable of a Supercharger and drilled holes in the charger plugs.

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28.01.2019 - 12:22

Tesla overcomes service problems in Norway

Tesla has apparently got its problems in Norway under control before the start of the Model 3. The Californian carmaker has employed 360 new staff and increased the number of services centres in the Nordic country.

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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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23.01.2019 - 11:22

Hack it to get it: Tesla Model 3 at CanSecWest

Those competing in the Pwn2Own contest at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada usually have the task of hacking a device, generally a computer. If they can breach the devices security measures, they get it for free. This year a Tesla 3 is up for grabs.

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21.01.2019 - 23:54

Tesla Model 3 design flaw vs CCS Supercharger flow (videos)

Must Tesla brace itself for a social media storm under the #trunkgate? Possibly, since EV fan Bjørn Nyland demonstrates that the Model 3 trunk has a design flaw when it rains. Yet in our own news, we present one of the first CCS adapted Superchargers ready for the Model 3’s arrival in Europe. 

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21.01.2019 - 12:12

Back to the future with 50s charging “pump”

In Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, USA, Tesla owner and ice-cream parlour drive-in partner, Tony Caciolo, uploaded a photo of his new 50s nostalgia Tesla charger. The combination of old and new immediately become an internet sensation.

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19.01.2019 - 13:43

Tesla cranks up charging prices globally

After the announcement of the end of the Tesla referral programme, which entailed free use of the Superchargers for electric car drivers among other things, Tesla has upped the ante by increasing the prices for the use of their charging network around the world.

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18.01.2019 - 14:43

Tesla to eliminate 7% of workforce

Tesla has announced further job cuts. Around seven per cent of full-time jobs would have to be cut to further reduce costs, CEO Elon Musk explained in an e-mail to the employees. Tesla had already announced in June 2018 that it would lay off around nine per cent of employees.

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18.01.2019 - 13:55

Tesla to the rescue

Falck, a company specialising in ambulance services, has converted a Tesla Model X into a rescue vehicle and is currently testing it in southern Denmark. A rollout is not entirely unlikely, given they went as far as designing a new system to power live-saving equipment independently.

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17.01.2019 - 17:59

Tesla presents plug-in home charger

Tesla presents a new home charging solution that just plugs into a regular wall socket, given it is a high-voltage NEMA 14-50 connection so common in the USA. Thus it is the first Tesla charging solution that does not require hard-wiring.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/01/17/tesla-to-cut-referral-program-end-of-january/
17.01.2019 14:51