Tesla News

Saturday, 23 January 2021

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23 January
Tesla Sues Chinese Publication Over Sweatshop Allegations

The news outlet has already countersued.

CarBuzz

23 January
Tesla ruins David Einhorn’s near-perfect Q4 at Greenlight Capital

Greenlight Capital Re’s David Einhorn is coming off of his best quarter as a hedge fund manager at the New York-based firm. With substantial growth to report in Q4 2020, Einhorn was a big winner in a year filled with losers. But even if Einhorn saw...

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23 January
What if Tesla doesn’t refresh the Model S or X?

One of the more popular Tesla rumors that has made its way through the community is the possibility of a refreshed design of the Model S and Model X. The two cars have had very minor cosmetic adjustments since their introduction in 2012 and 2015....

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23 January
Tesla Model S and X ‘refresh’ rumors rekindled after covered body-in-whites spotted in Fremont

Rumors for a potential Tesla Model S and Model X “refresh” were rekindled recently after a drone flyover of the Fremont Factory revealed three mysteriously covered body-in-whites being transported within the facility. While the body-in-whites were...

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23 January
Tesla plans to enter India, which is going to be far from easy

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Tesla Continue reading Tesla plans to enter India, which is going to be far from easy Tesla plans to enter India, which is going to be far from easy originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 23 Jan 2021...

AutoBlog

23 January
Tesla adds several new Semi jobs to Gigafactory 1

Tesla has added several employment opportunities related to the production of the all-electric Semi to its Careers website at Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada. The jobs, a Supervisor of Maintenance and Manufacturing Equipment Engineer, are both...

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22 January
Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla self-driving plan: “This is not how it works”

Enlarge / Waymo CEO John Krafcik speaks in 2018. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Many Tesla fans view the electric carmaker as a world leader in self-driving technology. CEO Elon Musk himself has repeatedly claimed that the company is less...

Ars Technica

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22 January
Tesla Model 3 'Explodes' in Shanghai Parking Garage After Driver Allegedly Hits Manhole Cover

Battery pack punctures are a fire risk with any electric car, but for whatever reason, many of these accidents seem to happen to Teslas; at least, the ones that get reported on worldwide. Such an instance reportedly occurred on Tuesday of this week...

The Drive

22 January
Tesla begins Giga Press manufacturing at Fremont factory, first sighting in action

A recent flyover of Tesla’s Fremont production factory in Northern California has revealed the first looks at the all-too-elusive Giga Press as it was spotted in action. The Giga Press is a machine Tesla is installing at its manufacturing plants to...

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22 January
Tesla Model S: Coachbuilt convertible by ARES showcased

Open-air thrills await this one-off drop-top Model S

Car Magazine

22 January
Audi boss takes on Tesla from his living room

Motorbike fanatic Markus Duesmann is drawing up VW’s tech master plan while tackling a pandemic and chip shortages

FT.com Autos

22 January
Tesla's infotainment upgrade gets 40% discount after NHTSA recall order

Filed under: Green,Recalls,Tesla,Technology,Infotainment,Electric Continue reading Tesla's infotainment upgrade gets 40% discount after NHTSA recall order Tesla's infotainment upgrade gets 40% discount after NHTSA recall order originally...

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22 January
Dreaming of a Tesla Model S convertible? You're in luck

The coachbuilt one-off was built by ex-Lotus boss Dany Bahar's company Ares.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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22 January
Survey shows EV owners will not go back to gas, brand loyalty is a bit ‘fickle,’ and Tesla leads

A new Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study by JD Power shows that electric car owners will not go back to gas, but brand loyalty is a bit more “fickle.” Tesla is enjoying a strong lead in EV experience. more… The post Survey shows EV...

Electrek

22 January
Tesla’s mysterious ‘Phase 3’ zone in Giga Shanghai rises with possible Giga Press area

Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai facility seems mostly complete. Its Phase 1 and Phase 2 areas are operational, and both facilities are already producing the Made-in-China Model 3 and Model Y en masse. Yet if a new drone flyover of the Giga Shanghai...

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22 January
Tired of waiting for the VW I.D. Buzz? Check out this Tesla-powered Microbus

Filed under: Green,Commerce Continue reading Tired of waiting for the VW I.D. Buzz? Check out this Tesla-powered Microbus Tired of waiting for the VW I.D. Buzz? Check out this Tesla-powered Microbus originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri,...

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22 January
Tesla’s ‘Catfish Effect’ is propelling China’s local EV makers forward

When Tesla was preparing to enter the electric vehicle segment with a wholly-owned factory in China, former Industry Minister Miao Wei stated that the American EV maker’s presence would result in a “Catfish Effect” on the country’s electric car...

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22 January
VW CEO teases Trinity project to rival Tesla, revamp Wolfsburg plant for EVs

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess finally joined Twitter this week, and he's making up for lost time. After teasing Tesla CEO Elon Musk about VW's EV sales success in Europe, Diess hinted at a new electric-car project. Trinity will be the next EV...

Green Car Reports

22 January
Phaeton redux? VW's Project Trinity flagship EV to challenge Tesla Model S

Volkswagen Group last month announced plans for an electric vehicle from its Volkswagen brand to be built using highly automated production methods that are still in development. The automaker said it established a skunkworks team to develop the...

MotorAuthority

22 January
Tesla slashes the price of its media unit upgrade amid controversy

Tesla is slashing the price of its media unit upgrade for Model S and Model X by $1,000. While the move would generally be welcomed by owners, some are skeptical of Tesla’s intentions amid the controversy around a potential recall. more… The post...

Electrek

22 January
Tesla Model Y’s third row seats are more spacious and practical than expected

Since the Model Y’s unveiling, debates about the all-electric crossover’s third-row seats have been abounding. Tesla supporters noted that the Model Y’s seven-seat setup would be perfect for a family with small children, while skeptics argued that...

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22 January
Tesla Model 3 to receive new updates in 2021 including extra range

TESLA has revealed a range of updates to their popular Model 3 for 2021 including higher range capacity on a single charge.

Daily Express Cars

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22 January
Custom Tesla Model S CONVERTIBLE revealed

An Italian design house has designed and built a bespoke Tesla Model S convertible. Privately commissioned by an Ares Design client, the bright white Model S has undergone a dramatic transformation.  Whilst Tesla has previously sold the Roadster...

Motoring Research

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21 January
Ares Design Built the Model S Convertible That Tesla Won’t

If you fancy some quality top-down time in something wearing the official Tesla “T,” we’re afraid you’re limited to one of the original Lotus-based Tesla Roadsters in used condition or waiting—potentially in vain—for the upcoming second-gen Roadster...

Automobile Magazine

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21 January
Ares Design Transforms Tesla Model S Into 2-Door Convertible

Cutting into an electric car can be hazardous to your health. But never denying a customer’s idea for something unique is how Ares Design transformed a Tesla Model S into a 2-door convertible. Based in Modena, their coachbuilders deleted the roof,...

Autofluence

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21 January
Tesla (TSLA) sales surge in home market, thanks to Model Y

Tesla’s record quarter in Q4 2020 was helped by strong performance in the US, especially in California, according to new registration data. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) sales surge in home market, thanks to Model Y appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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21 January
Ares Has Made A Two-Door Tesla Model S Convertible

Italian coachbuilder Ares made a much more complete Tesla convertible than other aftermarket efforts we've seen

Car Throttle

21 January
Tesla Model Y fuels brand's 63% jump in California registrations

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Crossover,Electric,sedan Continue reading Tesla Model Y fuels brand's 63% jump in California registrations Tesla Model Y fuels brand's 63% jump in California registrations originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21...

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21 January
Tesla Model S CONVERTIBLE from Ares Design looks a convincing drop-top

Dany Bahar’s Ares Design reveals a Tesla Model S Convertible built as a one-off for a client with two doors and an OEM look. Dany Bahar may have made a bit of a pigs ear of things when he was at the helm of Lotus, with grandiose plans which came to...

Cars UK

21 January
2021 Tesla Model X

What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Tesla Model X? What does it compare to? The Model X is a three-row electric crossover SUV with seating for up to seven. The largest Tesla on sale now compares to the Audi E-Tron, but offers supercar-like falcon-wing...

The Car Connection

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21 January
Tesla Model S is turned into 2-door convertible and actually looks good

A Tesla Model S electric sedan was turned into a two-door convertible by luxury Italian design house Ares, and unlike previous attempts to make convertible Tesla vehicles, it actually looks pretty good. more… The post Tesla Model S is turned into...

Electrek

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21 January
Ares Designs Tesla Model S Convertible is interesting

Ares has turned the Model S four-door saloon into a two-door drop-top

TopGear

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20 January
Tesla hints at finally releasing Model 3 tow hitch in North America

Tesla is hinting at finally releasing a tow hitch option for the Model 3 electric sedan in North America, according to a new document. more… The post Tesla hints at finally releasing Model 3 tow hitch in North America appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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20 January
Ares Design creates one-off Tesla Model S convertible

Italian design house heavily reworks electric saloon to create luxurious four-seat drop-top Ares Design has turned the Tesla Model S into a convertible, removing the electric saloon's roof and tweaking its exterior and interior designs. The...

Autocar

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20 January
Tesla drops Model 3 prices in Europe

Tesla has reduced Model 3 prices in several European markets, which could be partly linked to exchange rate changes – though the correlation is not exactly consistent. more… The post Tesla drops Model 3 prices in Europe appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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20 January
Tesla (TSLA) gets first $1,000 price target from top analyst on lead with autonomous vehicles

Tesla (TSLA) is again getting a new Wall Street-high and first price target over $1,000 based on a perceived lead with autonomous vehicles and production efficiency. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) gets first $1,000 price target from top analyst on...

Electrek

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20 January
Save on various third-party Tesla Model 3 accessories from $18: USB Hub $25.50, more

Amazon is discounting a handful of third-party Tesla accessories this morning, headlined by TAPTES offering its Model 3 USB Hub for $25.50. Just clip the on-page coupon to lock-in your savings. Regularly $30, today’s deal is the second discount...

Electrek

20 January
Ares reveals Tesla Model S Convertible

Modena design house makes short work of Palo Alto's saloon

PistonHeads

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20 January
Tesla Model 3 review: the most important EV on sale?

From Standard Range to AWD Performance, weve tested the lot

TopGear

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19 January
How to reveal your Tesla VIN number before it’s in your account

So you’ve just customized and ordered a Tesla vehicle. Congrats! You’ve scheduled a potential delivery date and you’ve already held a yard sale to clear a spot in your garage. Next, you’ll want to take care of the paperwork to ensure everything...

Electrek

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19 January
Tesla sues media over article that claimed quality issues and poor working conditions in China

Tesla is suing a Chinese media group over an article that described Tesla having serious quality issues and poor working conditions at Gigafactory Shanghai. more… The post Tesla sues media over article that claimed quality issues and poor working...

Electrek

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19 January
2020.48.30/2020.48.35: What’s new in the latest Tesla software update?

We are just a couple weeks removed from Tesla’s “lit” holiday update (2020.48.26) and now have further improvements to share. This past week, certain Tesla drivers began to report a new software update available for download. While these two...

Electrek

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19 January
How to make your Tesla fart on command

Tesla has become synonymous with breakthrough achievements. For example, breaking range and land speed records, breaking market cap valuations, and lastly… breaking wind? Of course! If you have not yet taken advantage of “Emissions Testing Mode,”...

Electrek

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18 January
Tesla Powerwall to power a giant new virtual power plant in Hawaii

Tesla Powerwalls are expected to power a giant new virtual power plant designed by Swell Energy in Hawaii. Combined with solar, the battery packs are going to create a 80 MW/100 MWh distributed energy system. more… The post Tesla Powerwall to...

Electrek

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18 January
Tesla starts Model Y deliveries in China in a big way

Tesla has started Model Y deliveries in China and they did it in a big way with deliveries in 10 major cities at once. more… The post Tesla starts Model Y deliveries in China in a big way appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

18 January
Concept imagines what CarPlay would look like ‘if Apple made the Tesla Model 3’ [Video]

Even though it looks like we’re still more than several years out until Apple Car might reach the world, excitement is building as we learn more details. Now a graphic designer has created a sharp Apple Car concept that imagines what it would look...

Electrek

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18 January
A Day In The Life of A Tesla Driver

Being a Tesla Driver is not too dissimilar to stepping into the future because it is the future. Most Teslas are equipped with advanced Sentry Mode monitoring cameras. Turns out there are Tesla haters in this world. Teslacams all over the world...

Daily Car Blog

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17 January
Tesla increases the price of Powerwall again

Tesla has increased the price of Powerwall, its home battery pack, again – the second time in just a few months. more… The post Tesla increases the price of Powerwall again appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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15 January
Tesla (TSLA) stock gets new $950 price target on arguably conservative delivery projection

Tesla (TSLA) stock is getting a new Wall Street-high $950 price target, and it’s arguably based on a conservative delivery projection. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) stock gets new $950 price target on arguably conservative delivery projection...

Electrek

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15 January
Tesla is liquidating Model S and Model X inventory by the end of the month as refresh nears

Tesla has informed employees to liquidate Model S and Model X inventory by the end of the month as a significant refresh now seems likely. more… The post Tesla is liquidating Model S and Model X inventory by the end of the month as refresh nears...

Electrek

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14 January
Tesla’s touchscreen trouble: NHTSA asks for recall of Models S and X

Enlarge / 158,000 Teslas will brick their infotainment screens within 3-4 years due to a design defect. (credit: Getty Images/Jonathan Gitlin) In November, we learned that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had opened an...

Ars Technica


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14 January
Tesla explains how it achieves top safety rating on Model Y and ‘lowest rollover risk of any SUV’

Tesla released more information on how it achieved a top safety rating on Model Y with NHTSA, including the “lowest rollover risk of any SUV” ever tested. more… The post Tesla explains how it achieves top safety rating on Model Y and ‘lowest...

Electrek

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14 January
NHTSA asks Tesla to recall Model S and Model X over MCU fiasco

NHTSA is formally asking Tesla to recall over 100,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over a problem with its media unit (MCU) that can affect many functions inside the vehicles. The entire issue has been quite a fiasco so far. more… The post NHTSA...

Electrek

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13 January
Tesla files to use new ‘millimeter-wave radar’ in electric cars

Tesla has applied with the FCC for the use of a new “millimeter-wave radar” inside the automaker’s electric cars. more… The post Tesla files to use new ‘millimeter-wave radar’ in electric cars appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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13 January
Tesla’s main self-driving rival isn’t Google—it’s Intel’s Mobileye

Enlarge / Mobileye CEO Amnon Shashua shows off a silicon photonics lidar chip slated for introduction in 2025. (credit: Mobileye) One of the most underrated companies in the self-driving technology sector is Mobileye, an Israeli company that Intel...

Ars Technica

13 January
Tesla/China EVs: pricing power

US electric carmaker’s growing scale reduces costs, but increases the risk of regulatory intervention

FT.com Autos

13 January
Tesla moves a step closer to launching in India

The electric car maker has registered a company in the country although its future plans remain unclear.

BBC News

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12 January
2022 Audi e-tron GT to Charge Faster Than Any Tesla

Previewed by a near-production and gorgeous-looking concept car back at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Audi e-tron GT will be Ingolstadt’s first foray into the realm of fast and luxurious electric sedans. The Germans have made no secret of...

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