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Wednesday, 29 September 2021

29 September
Ford Mustang Mach-E fails a key safety test that the Tesla Model Y aced

It appears that the Ford Mustang Mach-E may end up living up to its name just a little bit too much. In a series of tests from Swedish auto agency Teknikens Värld, the Tesla Model Y challenger ended up vastly underperforming in the Moose Test, one...

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29 September
Opinion: Tesla is getting sued by cops because a drunk driver was behind the wheel

Five Texas law enforcement officers are suing Tesla for monetary relief of over $1,000,000 after a Tesla Model X collided into the cops and their vehicles. The driver operating the Tesla Model X was inebriated at the time, based on the police...

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28 September
Lucid Air production begins, with EV range exceeding Tesla's

Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Electric,Sedan Continue reading Lucid Air production begins, with EV range exceeding Tesla's Lucid Air production begins, with EV range exceeding Tesla's originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Sep...

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28 September
Tesla will need waiver for Giga Fest at Berlin factory to sidestep COVID rules

Tesla is attempting to secure a waiver from German government agencies for its upcoming “Giga Fest” event on October 9, so it can have 9,000 people attend. The current COVID-19 restriction limits large gatherings to 5,000 people, but the automaker’s...

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28 September
Watch A Tesla Model 3 Gain 37 Miles Of Range By Simply Being Towed

Regenerative braking makes a bigger difference than you may expect.

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28 September
Tesla launches a $10,000 monthly lottery to encourage workers to get COVID-19 vaccines

Tesla told employees that it is launching a new lottery to encourage workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. There are several prizes to win, including a new $10,000 prize every month until the end of the year. more… The post Tesla launches a...

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28 September
Tesla Model Y Beats Ford Mustang Mach-E in Teknikens Varld’s Moose Test

The Swedish magazine Teknikens Värld became world-famous when it showed how a first-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class dealt with a moose test: it flipped without electronic assistance. Our colleagues from Sweden continue to carry out these...

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28 September
Tesla targets 2022 to finalize India manufacturing plans: analyst

Tesla’s manufacturing efforts in India could launch as soon as 2022, according to Soumen Mandal, an analyst at Counterpoint Research. Tesla has been targeting an entrance into the Indian automotive market for several years, with 2021 seeing the most...

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28 September
Tesla (TSLA) secures massive order of 2 GW/6 GWh of Megapack batteries from Arevon

Tesla and Arevon have announced that they came to an agreement for the former to supply a massive 2 GW/6 GWh of Megapack batteries to the latter. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) secures massive order of 2 GW/6 GWh of Megapack batteries from Arevon...

Electrek

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28 September
Tesla (TSLA) predicted to achieve new record quarter despite significant challenges

Analysts are predicting that Tesla (TSLA) is about to report a new record quarter for deliveries despite significant challenges. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) predicted to achieve new record quarter despite significant challenges appeared first on...

Electrek

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28 September
Tesla makes Full Self-Driving early access testers sign NDAs, report says

These nondisclosure agreements reportedly prohibit testers from giving rides and speaking to the media, and encourage selective sharing on social media.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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28 September
Tesla plans to add ~1,000 new Full Self-Driving Beta testers per day based on ‘safety score’

Elon Musk announced that Tesla plans to start adding ~1,000 new Full Self-Driving Beta testers per day based on their “safety score” starting next week. more… The post Tesla plans to add ~1,000 new Full Self-Driving Beta testers per day based on...

Electrek

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28 September
Tesla Model X Takes On The Fastest Performance SUVs

The Tesla Model X is, without a doubt, a very quick car. In the Long-range Performance version of the EV, you get dual electric motors, which produce 778 horsepower and 841 pound-feet (1,140 Nm). With this in mind, it will be interesting to see how...

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27 September
Tesla Is Taking Another Controversial Proposal To The Government

Ford, General Motors, Toyota, and Volkswagen are not happy about this.

CarBuzz

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27 September
Tesla Cyberquad is alive, new trademark application for the electric ATV

We haven’t heard anything about the Tesla Cyberquad since it was unveiled, but it is apparently still alive as the automaker applied for a new trademark application for the electric ATV. more… The post Tesla Cyberquad is alive, new trademark...

Electrek

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27 September
Tesla Autopilot Will Now Recognize Emergency Lights, Reduce Speed: Report

There have been several instances of Teslas running into parked emergency vehicles while driving with autopilot enabled. Needless to say, that's a big problem. It's such a big problem that, according to the latest owner's manuals for the Model 3 and...

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27 September
Tesla tells Full Self-Driving beta testers to share ‘selectively’ and ‘a lot of people want them to fail’

In a new report revealing Tesla’s non-disclosure agreement with Full Self-Driving beta testers, we learn that the automaker tells them to be “selective” with what they share publicly and warns them that “a lot of people want Tesla to fail.” ...

Electrek

27 September
Polestar/Geely: electric vehicle maker offers challenge to Tesla

Swedish group’s ability to increase production quickly adds sparkle to its investor pitch

FT.com Autos

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27 September
Tesla tests drivers to trust them to supervise experimental Autopilot

Enlarge / Tesla Autopilot is currently under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for 12 crashes and one death. Now the company is expanding access to an experimental version of the software. (credit: Tesla) Over the...

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23 September
Tesla is in talks with Samsung to produce its next-gen Full Self-Driving chip

According to a new report from Korea, Tesla is currently in talks with Samsung Electronics to produce its next-gen Full Self-Driving chip. The new chip is expected to first launch in the Tesla Cybertruck next year. more… The post Tesla is in talks...

Electrek

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23 September
Tesla is fighting the auto industry over fuel economy standards

Tesla is fighting the rest of the auto industry in the US over respecting the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) requirements set back in 2016. more… The post Tesla is fighting the auto industry over fuel economy standards appeared first on...

Electrek

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22 September
Ford announces partnership with Tesla cofounder JB Straubel’s Redwood on batteries

Ford and Redwood Materials, a battery recycling and material supply company founded by Tesla cofounder JB Straubel, announced that they are partnering on battery supply and recycling. more… The post Ford announces partnership with Tesla cofounder...

Electrek

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21 September
Ford recalls Mustang Mach-E over risk of glass roof falling off after mocking Tesla for same issue

Ford has issued a recall of 5,000 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs in Canada over a risk of the glass roof and windshield potentially coming loose and falling off. Ironically, the automaker mocked Tesla for the same problem just a year ago. more… The...

Electrek

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21 September
Tesla announces expansion of its biggest virtual power plant in Australia

Tesla announced today that it is expanding its biggest virtual power plant in Australia to Victoria through its new “Tesla Energy Plan.” more… The post Tesla announces expansion of its biggest virtual power plant in Australia appeared first on...

Electrek

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20 September
My very first Tesla, two months later: Here’s how it’s going [Update]

My first Tesla was delivered on June 29, one day before the end of the second quarter (wink, wink, Tesla). So that means my husband and I have now been driving our Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus for two months. Here’s how it’s going. (Oh, and...

Electrek

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20 September
NTSB says Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta is ‘misleading & irresponsible’ ahead of wider release

As Tesla is moving to release its Full Self-Driving beta software to its US fleet, the automaker is facing some pushbacks from US regulators. Now the NTSB is calling Tesla’s approach “misleading and irresponsible.” more… The post NTSB says Tesla’s...

Electrek

15 September
This Tesla co-founder has a plan to recycle your EV batteries

Why the largest lithium mine in the world could be sitting in America's unwanted gadgets

FT.com Autos


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09 September
Volkswagen’s Tesla Model 3 Rival Begins Public Testing With 435 Miles Range

Compared to how Volkswagen was perceived by the world a little over half a decade ago, when the infamous Dieselgate emissions scandal was still fresh, the German carmaker is now rolling toward an entirely different direction. The switch from TDI...

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