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19.10.2018 - 15:07

Tesla surprises with mid-range Model 3

The Californian automobile manufacturers have presented an unannounced third version of their Model 3 with a rear drive motor and a “mid range” battery for a basic price of $45,000. This version has a 260 mile (418 km) range, making it 50 km short of the long range version.

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17.10.2018 - 20:36

Tesla secures site for Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai

Tesla has found the spot to construct the Gigafactory 3 on Chinese soil. A 860,000 sqm plot of land in Shanghai has been secured according to a post the company made on social media of China and previous rumours had suggested as much. Still, the deal must be considered groundbreaking in every sense.

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17.10.2018 - 18:34

Tesla trademarks a very alternative fuel

Elon Musk never tires of tweeting surprises that border on the verge of comedy. This latest tweet has been made news via CNBC and deals with a new trademark that could be filed under better first than never. 

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11.10.2018 - 14:43

Tesla is about to buy land for its Gigafactory in China

The preparations for Teslas Gigafactory in China are apparently progressing. As Bloomberg reports, Tesla is about to buy land for the factory for 145 million US dollars. A decision by the Shanghai city government to allocate the land to Tesla could already be made this month.

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10.10.2018 - 21:51

Tesla sending VW some Schadenfreude

Shortly after the emission fraud had come to haunt them in late 2015, Volkswagen technicians wanted to look into e-mobility and arrived well, at Tesla. Only when they reached the VW testing ground in their Californian car, they were surprised.

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05.10.2018 - 14:31

Don’t surf and drive

A driver of a Tesla Model 3 was stopped by police, but not because the officer was curious to see the car. Instead it was to inform the driver that the use of computers when driving is prohibited and pointed to the large display – the one that makes the Tesla dashboard.

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02.10.2018 - 18:29

Tesla’s new Q3 numbers released, hits 80,000 milestone

Tesla has managed to achieve a large jump in their production and sales number for Q3 of 2018. With 80,142 vehicles produced, they have increased the production volume by 50% compared to the previous quarter. With deliveries, Tesla has also managed to crack the 80,000 number of vehicles.

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02.10.2018 - 12:59

Tesla fans market harder than corporate

We recently reported on Tesla fans who had decided to support Model 3 rollout by introducing new customers to the vehicles features. Right on time for the end of the quarter, the super-fans put their money where their mouth is, as various tweets demonstrate.

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30.09.2018 - 13:42

Elon Musk steps down as chairman of Tesla

A settlement was made in the pending Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) case against Elon Musk regarding his privatisation tweet – Musk will have to step down from his position as chairman of Tesla for three years and he and Tesla will each pay a $20 million fine.

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25.09.2018 - 13:18

Volunteering for Tesla in delivery hell

Tesla fan love knows no limits when existing owners offer their help in order to lift the EV maker out of what Elon Musk has called “delivery logistics hell“. On Twitter the fans pledged to do “orientations” for new owners – all for free.

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22.09.2018 - 19:43

Tesla secures long term lithium hydroxide supply

The Chinese firm Ganfeng Lithium has signed an agreement with Tesla for the delivery of lithium hydroxide. The agreement runs from 2018 until 2020, with an option to extend for another three years. Ganfeng Lithium will deliver one fifth of their total lithium hydroxide stock to Tesla.

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21.09.2018 - 14:30

Drug plane crashes into Tesla Model X

An airplane from the US DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) was forced to crash land on a public road near Houston due to mechanical problems. Fortunately, the accident did not cause any casualties, however the plane collided with several power lines and vehicles, including a Tesla Model X.

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20.09.2018 - 19:50

Fees for parking at Tesla Superchargers go up

Parking for an unnecessarily long time at a Tesla Supercharger is becoming more expensive. The current fee of 40 cents (US$) which begins five minutes after completion of the charging process, is being increased to 50 cents, if at least half of the supercharger spots are occupied. If all spots are taken, it will go […]

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17.09.2018 - 15:23

The end of a lifetime of free Supercharging

Tesla has ended the offer of free charging at Superchargers for a lifetime for new buyers. Those getting their hands on a Model 3 or S or X must pay extra for charging from now on. That is, if they get their car at all as CEO Elon Musk has found Tesla to be in […]

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14.09.2018 - 18:45

Design patents attest Tesla Semi is unique

After Nikola Motor had issued a patent infringement claim against Tesla for “substantial” design inspiration, which they came from the Nikola One, Tesla has now received official design patents for the Semi.

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14.09.2018 - 16:07

Tesla gets involved in hurricane help again

After Elon Musk swooped in to help hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico after the devastating storm and lackluster response from US authorities, Tesla is now again helping people escape the clutches of natural disaster.

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13.09.2018 - 13:26

Tesla mobile charger

The Californians are known for pushing new technology straight onto the user for live testing. While the Autopilot was here to stay, Tesla’s wireless mobile phone charger disappeared again for a while. It is back online, and cheaper than before.

tesla.com via digitaltrends.com

12.09.2018 - 16:12

Tesla making progress with Model 3 + numbers

These days, most Tesla reports concern the Model 3 with the latest news being that the EV will make a formal appearance in Europe this fall. Production numbers are looking good too with 90,000 units made to date, while the entire Tesla fleet is clocking up miles on a global scale.

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11.09.2018 - 16:46

Price changes and promotions at Tesla

This is to come as a relief to Elon Musk as Tesla appoints Jerome Guillen to lead their Automotive division. In addition, the Californians changed the price of the Model 3 with AWD for the third time and also simplified configuration.

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11.09.2018 - 13:31

Breaking and entering a Tesla Model 3 via app

Running out of battery while on the run can happen to the best of thieves and the longest range EVs. In this case, the thief had disabled the GPS but was tracked whenever he stopped at a Supercharger. But there is more to this case than just an online billing system.

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10.09.2018 - 13:11

Has Tesla CEO Elon Musk lost it?

The volatility surrounding Tesla just does not seem to die down. On Friday, six percent of Tesla’s value went up in smoke rather literally, and amidst news of three executives leaving the EV maker.

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09.09.2018 - 19:15

Tesla’s recycling startup is expanded

Redwood Materials, the recycling startup founded by Tesla CTO JB Straubel, is expanding to Nevada. Possible connections to Tesla are rumoured once again, however no official statement has been released.

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06.09.2018 - 18:31

Walmart Canada orders 30 Tesla Semis

Walmart Canada has ordered another 30 electric Semi trucks from Tesla. 15 of the electric trucks had been ordered in November 2017, ten of which were destined for Canada, and five for the US.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/06/tesla-and-bmw-square-off-in-sales-battle/
06.09.2018 17:30