Tag: Tesla

Sep 28, 2020 - 01:08 pm

Nevada court (mostly) rules in favour of Tesla vs Tripp

The legal case between Tesla and former employee Martin Tripp has been ongoing since 2018. After Tripp leaked sensitive documents and presented himself as a whistleblower, the court has made a ruling that is mostly – but not entirely – a victory for Tesla.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Tesla Model S Plaid release by late 2021

Tesla presented the series version of the Model S with plaid drive at the company’s eagerly-awaited Battery Day. The sedan with three electric motors revealed some impressive performance data. Although the model can be pre-ordered from now on, it will still take some time until deliveries start.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 02:56 am

Tesla Battery Day: ‘tabless’ 4680 cell and a $25k car

The long wait has come to an end as the Tesla Battery Day is over, and what did we get? Silence, at first, as viewers from around the world watched the stream with no audio. Then, we got some of the expected news with more detail and articulated ambitions, and a promise of a 25k […]

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Sep 21, 2020 - 11:22 am

Who’s driving?

When to Autopilot? The Canadian police report that a 20-year-old Telsa driver was taking a nap with both front seats fully reclined at speeds of more than 140 kph – leaving the driving to Tela’s Autopilot function. The man (not the car) has been charged with both speeding and dangerous driving.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Tesla targets 100 more hectares for Giga Berlin

Tesla has submitted an application to the state of Brandenburg for the clearing of a further 100 hectares of forest on its Giga Berlin site. Back in the USA, the electric car manufacturer’s construction plans for its latest Gigafactory in the state of Texas have now been made public.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 01:05 pm

Chinese Model 3 subject to a few upgrades

Tesla is apparently preparing some upgrades for the Model 3 – at least as far as the version produced in China is concerned. Besides a reworked frunk and steering wheel as well as an electric tailgate, there are some indications that the electric sedan will also get a heat pump.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 12:32 pm

Free charging at Tesla soon to be no more

A software error in Tesla’s V3 Superchargers temporarily prevented other brand’s electric cars from being able to charge via CCS for free throughout Europe. On Sunday, however, this gap was closed via a software update.

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Sep 12, 2020 - 04:11 pm

Tesla could buy nickel from Canada’s Giga Metal

“Tesla will give you a giant contract for a long period of time if you mine nickel efficiently and in an environmentally sensitive way,” CEO Elon Musk said in July. Now, it looks as if they may have found such a source, Reuters reports.

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Sep 11, 2020 - 11:48 am

Tesla Giga Berlin & Giga Texas well underway

The Gigafactories under construction in Texas and Berlin have been making progress despite the final permit for the site in Grünheide, close to the German capital still pending. Brandenburg state minister Jörg Steinbach is confident however to be able to grant final permissions before the year’s end.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 12:24 pm

Elon Musk defends drone pilot on Twitter

A YouTuber complained that security at the Tesla construction site in Texas had forbidden him to take video footage with his drone. Musk responded that he thought his security staff were being “a bit overzealous” since he had given his okay for the recordings.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 11:16 am

When Musk meets Diess

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a surprising stopover in Braunschweig at the end of his visit to Germany, which lasted several days, and met with Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess.

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Aug 31, 2020 - 07:29 pm

Study: Electric cars cause less CO2 emissions than ICE

According to a new study conducted by the Technical University of Eindhoven on behalf of the Green Party in the German Bundestag, currently sold electric cars are responsible for significantly lower CO2 emissions compared to internal combustion engines (ICE).

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Aug 25, 2020 - 01:21 pm

Silent luxury for life’s final journey

The British funeral car manufacturer Coleman Milne is now offering a purely electric hearse based on the Tesla Model S. The conversion was a collaboration between British firm and the German luxury coachbuilder Binz.

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Aug 20, 2020 - 01:22 pm

Panasonic boosts Tesla battery production with $100M

The Tesla-Panasonic partnership is warming with expansion and cell innovation underway. The Japanese will invest 100 million dollars at the Gigafactory 1 in Nevada to set up another production line to increase capacity by 10 per cent.

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Aug 18, 2020 - 01:02 pm

Update on Tesla Giga Berlin and Giga Texas sites

In Germany, the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment has now granted permission for an early start to a further construction phase of the Giga Berlin plant. In the USA, construction on the Giga Texas site is progressing rapidly.

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Aug 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm

Tesla brings in giant casting machines for Model Y

One of the new giant casting machines has arrived at Tesla’s main factory in Fremont, California. The machine will be used to cast the rear frame of Model Y in a single piece before the end of the year. In Germany, changes are afoot at the Giga Berlin construction site.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 11:09 am

Tesla plans to offer insurance in China & Europe

In California, Tesla already insures its customers’ cars itself, and there is growing evidence that the EV manufacturer is planning to do the same in other parts of the world. In China, a corresponding company has already been founded.

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Aug 12, 2020 - 12:10 pm

Tesla to split stock end of August

Tesla has announced a stock split for 31 August. Shareholders will receive four additional share certificates as dividends for each share. With this, Tesla wants to solve the problem that the own share has become too expensive. The first reaction of the stock exchange: the shares became even more expensive.

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Aug 11, 2020 - 11:25 am

Tesla success in South Korea causes subsidy review

The successful sales of Tesla in South Korea could lead to a withdrawal of the state premiums there. After Tesla vehicles benefited from 43 per cent of all subsidies paid out in the first half of 2020, the South Korean Ministry of the Environment has now announced changes.

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Aug 5, 2020 - 01:51 pm

Tesla Cybertruck reservations lower than expected

The number of reservations for Tesla’s Cybertruck is apparently much lower than expected. While fans had assumed over 700,000 reservations based on the analysis of reservation numbers, Elon Musk has now named a significantly lower number.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/28/tesla-considers-a-stake-in-lg-chem-batteries/
28.09.2020 18:14