Tag: Tesla

May 26, 2023 - 11:53 am

Tesla Model Y the most sold car in Q1

The Tesla Model Y was the world’s best-selling electric car for the first time in the first quarter of 2023. In 2022, the Model Y was still in third place behind two Toyota models. Now the Tesla SUV leads ahead of four of the Japanese company’s internal combustion and hybrid series.

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May 26, 2023 - 10:29 am

Data leaked appears to show Tesla Autopilot malfunctions

Data leaked to the German Handelsblatt suggests that Tesla has bigger technical problems with its Autopilot driver assistance system than previously thought. Insiders leaked 100 gigabytes of data said to originate from Tesla’s IT system and the issue appear to go way beyond “phantom braking”.

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May 26, 2023 - 10:09 am

Ford & Tesla enable Ford drivers access to Superchargers

Surprising cooperation is to begin in North America. Ford will install Tesla’s charging port in its new electric vehicles from 2025 onwards. In the interim, Ford vehicles with CCS ports will be able to use Tesla Superchargers by means of adapters.

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May 12, 2023 - 03:57 pm

Tesla must upgrade all of its cars in China

Tesla has to upgrade the regenerative braking system of all Tesla cars in China via a software update, which adds up to around 1.1 million electric cars. All model series are affected, both imported vehicles and those manufactured in China. This partially concerns a function that many a European Tesla driver would also like to […]

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May 12, 2023 - 10:33 am

China: 636,000 additional New Energy Vehicles in April

Sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in China fell slightly in April. According to data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), 636,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs) were sold in April – 17,000 fewer than in March.

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May 11, 2023 - 01:48 pm

Tesla cuts prices at its Superchargers in Europe

Tesla has significantly reduced the rates at its Superchargers in Europe. Depending on the country, observers report price reductions of up to 25 per cent. In Germany, the price range fell from 52 to 59 cents to 39 to 47 cents per kilowatt hour.

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May 10, 2023 - 01:50 pm

South Pasadena police goes electric with Tesla leases

The police of South Pasadena, California, is set to run a fully electric fleet by early next year and says it was the first city in the US to do so. The city will lease 20 Teslas through Enterprise to perform patrol duties, administration, and detective work.

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May 9, 2023 - 12:43 pm

Tesla kicks off lithium refinery construction in Texas

Tesla has officially begun construction of its own lithium refinery in Texas and plans to complete it next year. By 2025, Tesla plans to produce enough battery-grade lithium hydroxide for one million electric cars at the site near Corpus Christi.

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Apr 27, 2023 - 03:53 pm

Tesla & Fastned challenge Germany over charging station monopoly

The Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf is hearing a case today that is crucial for the future of fast-charging infrastructure in Germany. Tesla and Fastned are challenging the federal government over essentially extending Tank & Rast’s monopoly at motorway service stations to fast charging.

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Apr 27, 2023 - 02:50 pm

Arabia Taxi adds 269 Tesla cars to its cab fleet in Dubai

The taxi company Arabia Taxi has put 269 Tesla Model 3 in service in Dubai. As reported, Dubai will only permit electrified taxis in the emirate from 2027. Arabia Taxi operates 6,000 vehicles throughout the United Arab Emirates, 83 per cent of which are hybrid taxis.

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Apr 24, 2023 - 02:41 pm

Tesla to build Model Y units for Canada in China

Tesla wants to start shipping electric cars produced in China to North America. To this end, Tesla apparently started production of a version of the Model Y for the Canadian market at its Shanghai plant in early April.

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Apr 24, 2023 - 12:45 pm

Tesla produces second 4680-cell generation in Texas

Tesla is making progress in setting up production of 4680-format battery cells at its Texas plant. According to a high-ranking manager, an improved version of the cylindrical cell is already being produced. The company will also make its cathode material in Austin before the end of the year.

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Apr 20, 2023 - 02:05 pm

Apcoa launches 500 EV charge points at car parks in the UK

Parking provider Apcoa says it opened its first Urban Mobility Hub in the UK. The charging hub offers five AC chargers (22 kW) and twelve Tesla Superchargers of the latest generation. The opening is part of Apcoa pushing 500 EV charging points across the UK.

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Apr 20, 2023 - 12:09 am

Q1: Tesla’s pricing strategy curbs profitability

Tesla has presented its business figures for the first quarter of 2023. It was eagerly awaited how the company’s worldwide price cuts would affect its balance sheet. The answer: Turnover falls slightly, but profit considerably.

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Apr 14, 2023 - 12:42 pm

Tesla lowers prices in Europe

Tesla has lowered the prices for all models in Europe. This means that not only the Model 3 and Model Y are affected, but also the upper-range Model S and Model X series have become cheaper. In addition, the Model Y should soon also be available in Turkey.

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Apr 13, 2023 - 01:27 pm

PepsiCo puts 18 Tesla Semis into company livery

PepsiCo has unveiled its fleet of 18 Tesla Semis in Sacramento, USA. The all-electric Class 8 trucks will be used at the beverage company’s bottling plant in Sacramento, California. PepsiCo ordered the first 100 electric semi-trailer trucks from Tesla in 2017.

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Apr 12, 2023 - 11:31 am

NEV sales in China rise to 653,000 models over March

According to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), sales of New Energy Vehicles (NEV) in China stood at 653,000 units last month. This represents a year-on-year increase of 34.8 per cent and a 24.4 per cent increase compared to February.

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Apr 4, 2023 - 02:08 pm

Tesla’s Giga Berlin runs in three shifts

Production at the Tesla Gigafactory in Grünheide, Germany, now runs in three shifts. Additional shifts are already being considered to increase output further. In addition to the Model Y, the carmaker could start building a second model there.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 11:23 am

Tesla breaks delivery and production records – again

Tesla manufactured 440,808 and delivered 422,875 EVs in the first quarter of 2023 – a new record in both categories. Delivery figures are up 36 per cent compared to the 310,048 reported during the same period last year. Compared to the already record-breaking figures of Q4 2022, deliveries are up four per cent.

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