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12.12.2018 - 16:50

Will Tesla really ship 3,000 EVs a week to Europe?

We can’t say for sure, but after Tesla recently announced that Model 3 will also be available in Europe from February, there are now the first indications of the planned quantities. According to Belgian media, Tesla plans to ship 3,000 vehicles per week to Europe starting in February.

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10.12.2018 - 22:33

Germany’s first self-service Tesla car rental station

Luxembourg-based start-up UFOdrive opened their first self-service rental car station in Germany. Drivers can now rent and collect one of six Tesla Model S at Hamburg Airport, simply via app. UFOdrives operates EV-only fleets in Luxembourg and Brussels as well.

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08.12.2018 - 18:27

In Québec, Racine offers a spin in a Tesla to sell their EVs

Sometimes a little madness goes a long way: The Canadian state of Québec is trying to get more EVs in the country to satisfy increasing demand. Racine has just opened a pre-owned EV division offering a free ride in Québec’s “fastest” EV – a pimped Tesla Model 3 – to inspire electric vehicle ownership.

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05.12.2018 - 23:01

After BMW, Tesla overtakes Daimler on stock exchange

Tesla is climbing ever higher and has now not only overtaken BMW but has also surpassed Daimler in stock market value since shares of the Germans fell. At the moment the Californians rank third among all car manufacturers with only large volume manufacturers Toyota and Volkswagen being ahead.

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04.12.2018 - 19:43

First photos of Model 3 with CCS charge port

After Tesla had recently announced they would equip the Model 3 with a CCS charging port in Europe, the first shots of such an electric car have now surfaced online. Also CCS retrofits for Superchargers are said to roll-out this month.

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04.12.2018 - 15:59

Leaked documents lay out Tesla Model Y production data

Tesla appears to operate on an aggressive timeline for producing the Model Y, internal documents leaked to Business Insider show. Tesla sent said documents to engineers ahead of the Q3 earnings call in October and so a Tesla spokesperson called these to be “outdated” by now. Still they reveal ambition.

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03.12.2018 - 13:17

Tesla working to steady Model 3 output at 1,000/day

Tesla has achieved a production rate of 1,000 Model 3 a week and now it is all about steadying that flow. Elon Musk said he had walked the line bit by bit last month and asked employees to make keeping the production rate their “top priority”.

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22.11.2018 - 14:18

Tesla lowers electric car prices in China

Tesla will lower the prices for the Model S and Model X in China by between 12% and 26%. The plan is to compensate for import tariffs, caused by the rift between the current U.S. administration and China. This means that Tesla’s BEVs will be more affordable in the far east.

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21.11.2018 - 17:26

Tesla electric car batteries ahead of the pack

Analysts from UBS teamed up with engineers to figure out which electric vehicle batteries made by established manufacturers offer the best value. They concluded that cells made by Panasonic in Tesla’s Gigafactory are 20 per cent more cost efficient than the next best on offer from LG Chem.

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20.11.2018 - 15:58

Matchmaking: Tesla and Daimler talk electric vans

Tesla and Daimler go back years when Daimler supported the EV maker early on. Now it looks as if it is time to give some of the “like” back and Elon Musk tweeted to toy with the idea of an electric van cooperation. Plus, he has expansive plans on Supercharging.

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20.11.2018 - 14:43

The Tesla Model 3 hugger

Forget about tree hugging for now, there is a new earth conscious (kind of) practice around and this one is more responsive than any old bark. This new Model 3 hugging is brought to you by Tesla and involves embracing the whole of your electric car.

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15.11.2018 - 17:29

Europe’s battery cell plans in numbers

Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, wants to have about 30% of global battery production in 2030 take place in Europe. What this would entail in terms of factories is described below.

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14.11.2018 - 22:43

Tesla, GM & Co. demand tax credit reform in the USA

In the U.S., a new alliance of well-known e-mobility players called the EV Drive Coalition is campaigning for a reform of tax credit regulations. Current regulations entitle buyers of e-vehicles to up to 7,500 dollars in tax-credits, but limits this number to an upper limit of 200,000 e-vehicles per manufacturer. The EV Drive Coalition is […]

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14.11.2018 - 14:40

Tesla’s Model 3 will arrive in Europe with CCS ports

After a lot of rumours on the grapevine, it is now official: the Tesla Model 3 will indeed come outfitted with a CCS fast charging port in Europe. Drew Bennet, responsible for Tesla’s global charging infrastructure, revealed the news in an interview with Auto Express.

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13.11.2018 - 14:51

Tesla ends free Supercharging for Model S and X

Those buying a Tesla Model S or Model X from now, will have to pay for charging at a Supercharger. The EV maker has ended its free Supercharging credit programme for good. Owners of a Model 3 had never benefitted from it in the first place.

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07.11.2018 - 14:06

Tesla Model 3 to begin China rollout in March 2019

Tesla has informed first customers in China that they can expect their Model 3 to be delivered in March 2019. This is limited to the long-range model so far, which are still being imported, as the Tesla factory in Shanghai has not launched operation yet.

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07.11.2018 - 13:23

Bright or brazen, or both perhaps?

This is a taste of things to come once more and more cars become autonomous: A Tesla owner has innovatively used the ‘summon’ function to regularly and remotely move his EV. While surely fun, the exercise actually served to circumvent a new two-hour limit rule on parking spots the town of Janesville, Wisconsin had introduced.

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03.11.2018 - 18:17

GM and Tesla looking to enter e-bike business

General Motors is the most recent major carmaker looking to join the pedelec business. GM announced plans to design two compact electric bikes, one of which will be a folding bike. Also Tesla has hinted at wanting to launch an electric two-wheeler.

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02.11.2018 - 16:14

Tesla Model 3 hijacks sales from major brands

After Tesla reported a profit this Q3 due to strong sales of the Model 3, reverberations are being felt across the industry. Carmakers like BMW and Audi are losing the bracket for their middle class models such as the 3 series and Audi A4.

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31.10.2018 - 18:12

CATL & Panasonic profits drop due to investments

Competing for the top of the battery value chain comes at a cost as the latest earnings of both CATL and Panasonic show. While China’s cell making powerhouse reports a plus 60% in revenue, their profit fell. Panasonic paints a similar picture and in both cases, investments are weighing heavy – for now.

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28.10.2018 - 11:41

Tesla Model 3 receives updates

The price for the popular electric car has been readjusted again, while a software update has improved the energy recuperation capacities for the Tesla. The exact battery capacity for the mid-range Model 3 has also been revealed.

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25.10.2018 - 17:25

Updates to Tesla Model Y and ride-share plans

Next to the Q3 earnings presented last night, in which it was shown that the Model 3 helped push Tesla to profitability for the first time, there have been further updates. These regard the Model Y and the ride-sharing plans, as well as Tesla’s stratgey for Europe and China.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/10/25/updates-to-tesla-model-y-and-ride-share-plans/
25.10.2018 17:25