Tesla News

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

01 April
Tesla's Supercharger V3 ramp in Europe is about to hit Ludicrous Mode

It appears that Tesla’s Supercharger V3 ramp in Europe is accelerating, with a shipment of new stalls from Giga New York set to arrive in the region within the coming weeks. These Supercharger stalls may very well be used by Tesla to build some of...

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01 April
Tesla Cybertruck Is Being Completely Redesigned

Safety concerns have prompted Tesla to rethink the Cybertruck's design.

CarBuzz

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01 April
Tesla Model Y teardown first impression by Sandy Munro

The Tesla Model Y Performance has officially arrived at Munro and Associates office in Auburn Hills, Michigan, as automotive industry veteran Sandy Munro and his team begin their full teardown of the new all-electric crossover. Munro specified the...

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31 March
Tesla plans to supply ventilators free of cost for coronavirus fight

Filed under: Green,Tesla Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment on how many ventilators it has to offer, or how the company will prioritize requests. Governments across the globe have appealed to automakers and...

AutoBlog

31 March
Tesla Keeps Delivering Cars, Albeit With Proper Social Distancing Techniques

Ordinarily, delivering new cars to happy owners (or getting them fixed later if something goes wrong) is ordinary, business-as-usual stuff in the car business. It’s a system that’s been smoothed out by decades of practice: Go to a dealership, sign...

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31 March
Tesla Cybertruck may have 600,000-plus preorders to its name

According to a crowdsourced list, nearly 400,000 people have placed reservations for the electric pickup in the past few months.

CNET - ROADSHOW

31 March
Tesla and EV buyers in China find relief in extended “new energy vehicle” subsidy

Chinese Premier Li Leqiang announced on Tuesday that the country would extend “new energy vehicle” subsidies for two additional years. The extension aims to combat economic downturns that have arisen from the halting of vehicle production as a...

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31 March
Tesla is using its logistic network to deliver ventilators to hospitals for free

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker has ventilators and it is going to use its logistic network to deliver them to hospitals for free. more… The post Tesla is using its logistic network to deliver ventilators to hospitals for free...

Electrek

31 March
Tesla’s drive to keep plant open irked city that saw health risk

Public records provide a detailed glimpse of what was a contentious days-long debate between local authorities and Tesla, which sought to stay open based on how the federal government defines critical infrastructure sectors.

Automotive News

31 March
Tesla (TSLA) rises amid Wall St's adjusted first quarter delivery estimates

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock rose over 5% on Tuesday amidst the release of investment firm Credit Suisse’s adjusted delivery estimates for the electric car maker’s Q1 numbers. Credit Suisse estimated 75,000 and 80,000 deliveries for Tesla, a number...

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31 March
Tesla reveals insane $172,000 Powerpack price and here’s why it makes sense

Tesla has revealed the price of a single Powerpack price, an insane $172,000, as part of its updated commercial solar price. However, the price kind of makes sense when you look into it. more… The post Tesla reveals insane $172,000 Powerpack price...

Electrek

31 March
Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai completes foundation buildout in gigantic Phase 2 zone

The progress of Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai is one for the record books. While Gigafactory 1 in Nevada has remained roughly 30% complete for a few years now, the first phase of Giga Shanghai was completed in less than a year since its groundbreaking...

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31 March
Tesla rolls out new commercial solar ordering with integrated battery storage options

Tesla Energy has taken yet another step in its going ramp, rolling out a new online ordering system for its commercial solar solutions. This time around, customers ordering a large-scale solar system would be able to place orders for battery storage...

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31 March
Tesla Won't Pay For Ruined Model 3 Snowmobile

Carmaker won't cover costs of ruined axles and motor.

CarBuzz

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30 March
Tesla starts preparing Model Y rear-wheel-drive deliveries amid drop in demand

Tesla is starting to ask Model Y rear-wheel-drive reservation holders to prepare for deliveries amid a drop in demand. more… The post Tesla starts preparing Model Y rear-wheel-drive deliveries amid drop in demand appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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30 March
Tesla Model Y Could Have An Expensive Design Defect

Pray you don't get in a fender bender.

CarBuzz

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30 March
Tesla self-driving traffic light and stop-sign interaction explained in leaked manual

Tesla is about to release a new update that will result in its Autopilot, under its Full Self-Driving package, reacting to traffic light and stop signs. We get the full explanation of how the new feature works, thanks to the leaked manual....

Electrek

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29 March
Tesla bids to deploy one of the biggest batteries in the world with 244 Megapacks in Hawaii

Tesla is working on a bid to deploy one of the biggest battery systems in the world with 244 Megapacks, Tesla’s latest giant battery system, on a Hawaiian island. more… The post Tesla bids to deploy one of the biggest batteries in the world with...

Electrek

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28 March
Tesla Cybertruck: Top 10 countries reserving the electric pickup truck

Tesla Cybertruck aims to help accelerate electric vehicle adoption in the US by electrifying the market’s biggest segment: pickup trucks. Americans love their pickup trucks, but other markets are also showing some decent interest in the new...

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28 March
Top 10 Countries For Tesla CyberTruck Pre-Orders Revealed

OK, OK, let’s take this data set with a pinch of salt. Data crowdsourced by more than 1,800 members of the Tesla enthusiast community has revealed the top 10 countries for Tesla Cybertruck pre-orders/reservations. Note, Tesla has not yet published...

Daily Car Blog

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28 March
Tesla Model Y: stunning lowered electric SUV by Unplugged Performance

Unplugged Performance took delivery of an early Tesla Model Y and they quickly installed their popular lowering spring… and it looks stunning. more… The post Tesla Model Y: stunning lowered electric SUV by Unplugged Performance appeared first on...

Electrek

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26 March
Tesla furloughs employees due to drop in demand amid crisis

Tesla has announced that it is going to put some employees on furlough due to a drop in demand amid the current coronavirus crisis. more… The post Tesla furloughs employees due to drop in demand amid crisis appeared first on Electrek.

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26 March
Tesla plans to retool solar panel factory to make Medtronic ventilators

Enlarge / Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak. (credit: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tesla is planning to retool its solar panel factory in Buffalo, New York, to manufacture medical ventilators, CEO Elon Musk said in a Wednesday tweet. "Giga New...

Ars Technica

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26 March
Tesla Model Y now has its own $79, 6-port USB hub from Jeda

Our friends at Jeda have just announced a new Wireless USB hub for Tesla’s Model Y. We’ve been big fans of the Jeda USB hubs and Qi Wireless charging pads for quite some time. The Model Y hub now adds two USB-C ports and four USB-A ports for...

Electrek

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26 March
Tesla Model Y: detailer points out paint defects on brand new electric SUV

A detailer posted a video inspection of a brand new Tesla Model Y – showing that Tesla still has some issues with paint quality. more… The post Tesla Model Y: detailer points out paint defects on brand new electric SUV appeared first on Electrek.

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26 March
GM and Ford plan to make 320K EVs in 2026, less than Tesla’s output in 2019

When automakers tout big plans for electric vehicles, the key question is: How many will you produce and when? Specific numbers are seldom provided. But Reuters reports today that the total combined output in North America from General Motors and...

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26 March
Tesla confirms two employees tested positive for COVID-19

Tesla has confirmed to its workforce that two employees working from home tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). more… The post Tesla confirms two employees tested positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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26 March
Tesla's Toy Box: does it work?

No more staring into space while your battery recharges now you can use the car itself for some epic gaming

Car Magazine

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25 March
Doug DeMuro Reviews The Tesla Model Y

Doug DeMuro gets behind the wheel of the all-new Model Y, Tesla’s all-new SUV Crossover, so we don’t have to. Especially in the era of Covid-19. DeMuro says the Tesla Model Y is the most ‘affordable’ Tesla SUV you can buy. The other one being...

Daily Car Blog

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24 March
Tesla introduces several new car delivery options

Tesla is officially introducing several new car delivery options, including the previously reported “touchless” process. more… The post Tesla introduces several new car delivery options appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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24 March
Tesla Model 3 with roof-rack box gets much better range if you flip box around

A Tesla Model 3 owner figured out that his electric car is much more efficient with a roof-rack box gets if he flips the box around. more… The post Tesla Model 3 with roof-rack box gets much better range if you flip box around appeared first on...

Electrek

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24 March
Tesla thief gets caught after he tries to charge electric car at service center

A thief who had stolen a Tesla Model S got caught after he tried to charge the electric car at a third-party Tesla service center with only 5 km of range left. more… The post Tesla thief gets caught after he tries to charge electric car at service...

Electrek

24 March
Tesla Model Y: Here’s a firsthand account of contactless delivery

The start of Tesla Model Y deliveries started in the middle of a pandemic, but the automaker is still moving ahead with “contactless deliveries.” Here’s a firsthand account of what it entails. more… The post Tesla Model Y: Here’s a firsthand...

Electrek

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20 March
Tesla says it will shut down its Fremont factory—next Monday

Enlarge / Elon Musk. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Since Monday, Tesla has been under pressure from officials in Alameda County to shut down operations of its car factory in Fremont, California, to fight the spread of the...

Ars Technica

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18 March
Detroit automakers will reportedly shutter factories—but not Tesla

Enlarge / A General Motors assembly line in Flint, Michigan, in 2019. (credit: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The nation's "Big Three" automakers (General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler) will shut down their factories for at least two...

Ars Technica

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18 March
Alameda County Sheriff pressures Tesla to shut down Fremont factory

Enlarge (credit: Robyn Beck/Pool via Bloomberg|Getty Images) The San Francisco Bay Area is in lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Under a "shelter in place" order announced Monday, people in seven Bay Area counties are prohibited...

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17 March
Tesla Model Y production starts at Fremont

All you need to know about the new Tesla Model Y SUV

Car Magazine

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16 March
Tesla surprises everyone by delivering the Model Y ahead of schedule

Enlarge / A Tesla Model Y. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tesla isn't exactly known for hitting its own deadlines, but the company is apparently turning over a new leaf with the Model Y. When Tesla announced the new...

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10 March
Electric milestones: Tesla builds millionth car

New milestone passed by Elon Musk's EV disruptor

Car Magazine


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