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13.06.2019 - 15:13

Will Tesla make own batteries with Maxwell tech?

With technology gained through acquiring Maxwell Technologies, in future, Tesla could produce its own battery cells instead of relying on Panasonic. This can be gleaned from comments from Elon Musk, JB Straubel and Drew Baglino at Tesla’s recent general meeting.

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12.06.2019 - 11:29

Tilburg Tesla factory hit by protest

A group of ten Model 3 owners blocked Tesla’s European factory in Dutch Tilburg out of protest over Tesla’s price fluctuation, and the failure to deliver promised features such as an Autopilot update.

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11.06.2019 - 16:54

Tesla raises Model 3 charge capacity to 200 kW

Since last weekend, Tesla has been installing a new firmware update for Model 3 already delivered in Europe. This means that charging capacities of up to 200 kW are now also possible with third-party suppliers – at least at a few locations.

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09.06.2019 - 23:26

Tesla Model X is a balancing act

Usually, Tesla cars fly off the shelves and sometimes CEO Elon Musk may appear a little off the rails but this incident is a whole new balancing act. The Swiss police that caught the Model X in the act even spoke of a flying Tesla.

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06.06.2019 - 11:44

Streaming while charging

For obvious reasons, Tesla blocked the video streaming options for the displays in their vehicles. However, an innovative Tesla owner managed to get the popular video stream platform Netflix running on the touch screen of his Model 3.

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03.06.2019 - 12:40

Tesla extends free charging offer for Model S & X

In April the Tesla Model S and Model X received some improvements. Pre-produced vehicles without these improvements will be sold until the end of June with an added treat: free supercharging. There is also news regarding the pickup and roadster.

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31.05.2019 - 16:57

China: Tesla’s Model 3 factory ready for orders

Tesla has opened the order books in China for the Model 3, which the EV manufacturer will produce in its Shanghai plant, which is still under construction. The first deliveries of the Model 3 from local production are scheduled to start in six to ten months.

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27.05.2019 - 14:51

USA: First deliveries of Tesla Model 3 Standard

Tesla has apparently started to deliver the basic version of Model 3 (“Standard Range”) for 35,000 US dollars. This is technically the Standard Range Plus version, but the usable battery capacity and some functions are limited by software.

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26.05.2019 - 17:48

Tesla limits output to 80% SOC at busy Superchargers

To increase the throughput of particularly frequented US Superchargers, Tesla now stops charging at 80%. The “upgrade” affects around 17% of Superchargers in the USA. It is also not unlikely that Tesla may change chargers outside of the States soon as well.

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25.05.2019 - 12:52

Tesla aiming for record number of deliveries in Q2

It seems that Tesla may be having a new record quarter in vehicle deliveries. As Elon Musk wrote in an e-mail to employees, there is a good chance that the current quarter will see 90,700 deliveries exceed the record level reached in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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18.05.2019 - 15:51

Tesla launches “hardcore” cost-cutting measures

CEO Elon Musk has told employees about Tesla’s financial situation and announced a new “hardcore” cost-saving initiative. Simultaneously, Tesla is losing another high-ranking manager as head of communications Dave Arnold leaves the company.

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13.05.2019 - 12:34

Shoulda seen it coming…

While Tesla fan videos are almost as popular as cat content, an amateur video has made ‘Tesla’ the most searched term on – Pornhub. The sex clip was filmed whilst the car was driving on autopilot and prompted Elon Musk to comment on the story in his usual dry manner.

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12.05.2019 - 13:45

Switzerland: Tesla opens charging park with lounge

Tesla has opened its 18th and to date largest supercharger location in Switzerland in Dietikon near Zurich. The special thing about it: In addition to 24 charging slots, it offers the first EV lounge in Europe. Previously, the Californians had only pushed the construction of lounges in the USA in combination with charging parks.

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08.05.2019 - 13:12

Tesla presents CCS adapters for Model S & X

Tesla is now offering the promised CCS adapters for Model S and Model X. The Tesla website for Germany states that all models manufactured since 1 May have the necessary on-board electrical equipment to be charged via a CCS adapter on CCS charging stations.

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08.05.2019 - 12:52

Tesla Model 3 hitch now available in Europe

Tesla is now offering a trailer coupling for the Model 3 in Europe. It is available for the Model 3 with “Standard-Range Plus” and “Maximum Range” with rear-wheel and all-wheel drive. In Germany the option costs 1,060 euros.

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06.05.2019 - 11:19

Super charged by the community

There seems no limit to the enthusiasm of both Tesla and Lego fans, and now the fandom passions have come together to build something new. A Model 3 owner managed to have his model – one made of bricks – to become a playset series complete with charge port and removable battery pack.

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02.05.2019 - 23:55

Tesla looking to raise $2 billion in fresh capital

Tesla filed for an offering of common stock and convertible notes and indicated that it would raise to 2 billion dollars. $650 million are to come in the form of new equity and the other $1.35 billion in convertible notes. Also, Elon Musk will acquire $10 million in shares.

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01.05.2019 - 11:55

UK: Tesla now taking orders for Model 3

As of today drivers in the UK can order Tesla’s lowest-price largest-volume electric car with a right-hand-drive. Deliveries will start from June, with those who have already made reservations getting first place in the order books.

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29.04.2019 - 12:48

Elon Musk & SEC reach social media agreement

Twitter, Elon and the courts: Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the US SEC have reached an agreement in the bizarre legal battle surrounding his use of Twitter for company statements. The judge has now decided that Musk may no longer use his “personal” platform to publish information that could affect Tesla’s stock value, including production […]

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28.04.2019 - 21:43

Tesla to open Model 3 orders in UK this May

Tesla is preparing to open the order books for the Model 3 in the UK, according to Elon Musk. In a tweet, the Tesla boss said the online order page would open “around May 1 or 2”, allowing British customers to place an order before Tesla raises the price of its latest Autopilot upgrade.

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27.04.2019 - 18:05

Tesla Superchargers charging with up to 150 kW

Tesla is getting more capacity out of their second generation superchargers with a little more power than previously known. An increase in power from 120 kW to 145 kW was announced in March, but a spokesperson has now said that the upgrade will even enable 150 kW peak power.

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25.04.2019 - 12:55

Restraining order for Tesla

Once again Tesla is caught up in the dealings of speculative short sellers banking on short-term profits. The short sellers are said to have discussed deliberately causing collisions to discredit the EV maker. Tesla also obtained an injunction against a short seller who apparently harassed and stalked employees.

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24.04.2019 - 23:31

Tesla reports loss in Q1, many deliveries to shift into Q2

The Tesla earnings call is out only this time it is a loss for the first time in two quarters. The electric car company reports a net loss of $702M, including $188M of non-recurring charges but also cash of $2.2 billion. The loss had been expected with Tesla saying they focussed the “attention on growth […]

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/13/will-tesla-make-own-batteries-with-maxwell-tech/
13.06.2019 15:13