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Monday, 13 July 2020

13 July
Learn like Tesla: how every car and every mile can make your global fleet better

Renovo's Chris Heiser and Tony Posawatz share details of how the company is helping OEMs to compete with Tesla by developing software that their customers love. The post Learn like Tesla: how every car and every mile can make your global fleet...

Automotive World

13 July
Tesla's deal with CATL could be key to its future in China

The alliance combines the sector’s most-popular plug-in model -- the Tesla Model 3 -- with low-cost batteries in a market that last year bought more than three electric vehicles for every one sold in the U.S.

Automotive News


13 July
Tesla’s Model Y strategy shows that long range EVs are the new standard

Over the weekend, Tesla, through its CEO, Elon Musk, revealed that the Model Y Standard Range RWD will no longer be produced. In its place will be a Long Range RWD variant that Musk states will have a range that’s significantly higher than 300 miles...

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13 July
Jaguar's Next Tesla Fighter Suffers Delay

There was simply no choice.

CarBuzz

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13 July
Dog Driving a Tesla Model 3 Is What the Smart Summon Function Was Made for

Tesla has recently pumped up the price for what it calls the Full Self-Driving (FSD) option - a suite of hardware devices that it claims will be enough to grant its vehicles Level 5 autonomy once the software and the legislation catch up. Tesla...

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13 July
ICEing Is Uncool No Matter Your Excuse, Karen Learns After Parking in Tesla Spot

ICEing is that deeply uncool thing drivers of ICE cars do when they park said cars in a spot reserved for EVs only, since it also comes with a charging station. In case you were wondering, ICEing is uncool no matter the excuse you come up with for...

autoevolution

13 July
Tesla cuts Model Y pricing by $3,000 just months after launch

Tesla has lowered the starting price of its Model Y by $3,000 just four months after the battery-electric SUV started deliveries. The starting price for the Model Y Long Range is now $49,990, down from $52,990 when deliveries started in March. The...

MotorAuthority

13 July
Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Vaulting Autonomous Ambition Needs Regulation

Elon Musk passed Warren Buffet to become the world’s seventh richest person last week. Musk’s net worth has skyrocketed during the pandemic because Tesla has surpassed production targets despite COVID-19 challenges and has become the most valuable...

TU Automotive

13 July
Tesla Model Y will have a rear-wheel drive (RWD) version with over 300 miles of range

Tesla will be releasing a more affordable Model Y in a rear-wheel-drive configuration that will have a range of over 300 miles per charge. The upcoming version would be Model Y’s first single motor variant for the all-electric crossover and is...

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13 July
Tesla Model Y gets a $3,000 price cut

If you’ve been thinking about getting the Tesla Model Y, you’ll be happy with this update. Tesla has reduced the starting price of the Model Y by $3,000, which means that it now starts at $49,990. It’s not known exactly why Tesla decided to reduce...

The Torque Report

13 July
Tesla slashes Model Y SUV price as pandemic weighs on auto sector

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Crossover,Electric The reduction follows price cuts in May on Tesla's Model 3, Model X and Model S. The company headed by Elon Musk this month posted a smaller-than-expected fall in car deliveries in the...

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13 July
Tesla Model S, Model X specs reveal 250 kW Supercharging rate, suggesting 1,000 mph charging

Tesla has updated the specifications for the Model S and Model X to include a maximum Supercharging rate of 250 kW or a charge rate of 1,000 miles per hour. The update made to the Model S and Model X website aligns the charging capabilities of its...

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12 July
Tesla updates Model S and Model X Supercharging rate to 250 kW

Tesla has updated the Supercharging rate of the Model S and Model X to 250 kW — matching the capacity of the Model 3 and Model Y. What does it mean? more… The post Tesla updates Model S and Model X Supercharging rate to 250 kW appeared first on...

Electrek

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12 July
Tesla Suddenly Slashes Model Y Price By Thousands

Just four months after going on sale.

CarBuzz

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12 July
Tesla Model Y Price Lowered by $3,000 to $49,990

At the present moment, the Model Y is the hottest Tesla of them all. However, it’s also inaccessible to many people due to the rather high starting price excluding potential savings. Elon Musk’s company knows it all too well, which is why the ...

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12 July
Mercedes-Benz Hones Tesla Model Y Fighter At The Ring

It looks almost ready for production.

CarBuzz

12 July
Tesla slashes Model Y price by $3,000 as pandemic upends market

The crossover, just launched in March, is now priced from $51,190, including destination charges, down nearly 6 percent from a previous price of $54,190, becoming the fourth Tesla model to undergo a price cut in three months.

Automotive News

12 July
Tesla increases Model Y Performance range to 291 miles with Überturbine wheels

Tesla has increased the range of the Model Y Performance from an EPA-rated 280 miles to 291 miles when equipped with the factory 21-inch Überturbine wheels. The range boost represents an approximate 3.9% increase despite the vehicle having no...

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12 July
Tesla cuts Model Y price by $3,000 as wide-scale efficiencies get realized

Tesla has reduced the price of its Model Y crossover by $3,000 in North America. The price reduction comes roughly three months after the company began delivering its first production Model Y cars to customers in March, and one month after the...

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11 July
Tesla launches pricey new accessories

Tesla is launching today two new aftermarket accessories for Model S and Model X vehicles, and they are not cheap. more… The post Tesla launches pricey new accessories appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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11 July
Fisker Receives Massive Investment To Fight Tesla

One step closer to the launch of the Fisker Ocean.

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11 July
Tesla reduces Model Y prices, now starts below $50,000

Tesla has reduced the price of the Model Y starting price below $50,000, and it has updated the Performance version. more… The post Tesla reduces Model Y prices, now starts below $50,000 appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

11 July
Tesla owner’s dog goes on hilarious Autopilot joy ride

A Tesla Model 3 owner gave a whole new meaning to the term “Dog Mode” recently after his pup appeared to navigate the electric sedan to the driver from across a parking lot. The owner used the Summon feature to retrieve his car from a parking space...

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11 July
Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans embrace Tesla culture

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Green Automakers,Green Culture,Technology,Electric From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, particularly...

AutoBlog

11 July
Tesla appears poised to electrify S&P 500, which could further electrify Tesla stock

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Tesla,Electric Tesla Inc appears on the verge of joining the S&P 500, a major accomplishment for Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk that would unleash a flood of new demand for the electric car...

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10 July
Tesla rival Rivian raises $2.5 billion to make electric trucks and SUVs

Enlarge / Rivian's R1T at the New York Auto Show in 2019. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin / Ars) Upstart electric vehicle maker Rivian has added $2.5 billion to its war chest, the company announced on Friday. It's Rivian's fifth fundraising round in just...

Ars Technica

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10 July
Popular EV YouTuber Says 'Tesla Fanboys' Ganged Up to Get Video Taken Down

If there's a single person that's been absolutely monumental in the Tesla right-to-repair community, it's Elon Musk Rich Benoit, though you might know him better by his YouTube channel name, Rich Rebuilds. Recently, Benoit uploaded a video...

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10 July
Tesla Model Y lands in Europe thanks to Volvo looking to reverse engineer it

A Tesla Model Y has been registered in Sweden, a year ahead of the launch of the electric SUV in Europe, as Volvo imports the vehicle. It’s likely looking to reverse engineer it. more… The post Tesla Model Y lands in Europe thanks to Volvo looking...

Electrek

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09 July
Bavaria’s PM on transition to EVs: ‘Tesla is not bad, but others can do it, too’

The German auto industry and its 800,000 jobs are threatened if it can’t transition to EVs fast enough. The country’s politicians, and automotive executives, have a unified message. As Bavaria’s prime minister Markus Söder put it today: “Tesla is...

Electrek

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09 July
Tesla Powerwall owners provide showers and other services during extended outage

Thanks to Tesla solar and  Powerwall, homeowners in Australia managed to keep the lights on during the extended power outages that followed the bushfires and provided services to the neighbors. more… The post Tesla Powerwall owners provide showers...

Electrek

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08 July
Tesla hires guy behind Apple Pay to lead Supercharger experience. What you want to improve?

Tesla has hired the product manager behind Apple Pay to lead the Supercharger experience. What improvements would you like to see? more… The post Tesla hires guy behind Apple Pay to lead Supercharger experience. What you want to improve? appeared...

Electrek

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08 July
Tesla leads UK’s 150% increase in electric car sales

Electric car sales are surging in the UK, led by Tesla, which still maintains strong sales in the market despite the pandemic. more… The post Tesla leads UK’s 150% increase in electric car sales appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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08 July
Tesla captures bigger chunk of China EV market

Tesla’s investment in production capacity at Gigafactory Shanghai is paying off as the automaker captures a bigger chunk of the Chinese EV market, which saw sales drop in June. more… The post Tesla captures bigger chunk of China EV market appeared...

Electrek

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08 July
Tesla hits it big in Korea, Model 3 sales jump

Korea surprisingly helped Tesla beat delivery expectations with strong deliveries last month, making Model 3 one of the best-selling cars in the market. more… The post Tesla hits it big in Korea, Model 3 sales jump appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

08 July
Tesla installs world’s 2000th supercharger

ELECTRIC vehicle maker Tesla — which recently became the world’s most valuable car company — has hit another milestone after installing its 2,000th rapid-charging “Supercharger” site worldwide, and it’s 18,000th Supercharger. The news comes in the...

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07 July
First picture of Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach-E side by side

The first picture of a Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach-E side by side has emerged and this gives us a quick size comparison in the process. more… The post First picture of Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach-E side by side appeared first on...

Electrek

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06 July
Tesla’s meteoric rise is making a lot of employees very rich

Tesla’s meteoric rise is making a lot of employees and executives very rich — but none richer than Elon Musk, who is seeing his personal wealth skyrocket. more… The post Tesla’s meteoric rise is making a lot of employees very rich appeared first on...

Electrek

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06 July
Tesla (TSLA) stock rallies to new all-time high as Wall Street adjusts

Tesla’s (TSLA) stock is rallying again and pushing new all-time highs as Wall Street analysts are scrambling to adjust. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) stock rallies to new all-time high as Wall Street adjusts appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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06 July
Tesla deploys new Megapack project underpinned by ‘cutting-edge Autobidder AI’

A group of companies in the UK announced that they commissioned a new Tesla Megapack project that is going to use Tesla’s new Autobidder platform. more… The post Tesla deploys new Megapack project underpinned by ‘cutting-edge Autobidder AI’...

Electrek

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05 July
Tesla launches short shorts for real and the internet goes crazy

Tesla actually launched its own pair of short shorts, which started as a joke by Elon Musk. They are now for sale on the automaker’s website and the internet went crazy for it. more… The post Tesla launches short shorts for real and the internet...

Electrek

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04 July
Tesla updates ridiculous warranty on problematic media unit and touchscreen

Tesla has updated its warranty for its already problematic media unit and touchscreen with a ridiculously shorter two-year or 25,000-mile limit. more… The post Tesla updates ridiculous warranty on problematic media unit and touchscreen appeared...

Electrek

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03 July
Tesla is making push toward fleet vehicles as cost of operation reaches tipping point

Tesla is making a push toward fleet vehicles as cost of operation reaches a tipping point for electric vehicles — led by the Model 3. more… The post Tesla is making push toward fleet vehicles as cost of operation reaches tipping point appeared...

Electrek

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03 July
Tesla launches Cybertruck reservations in China — is it a big market for trucks?

Tesla has launched Cybertruck reservations in China, an increasingly important market for the automaker, but will it be a significant market for Tesla’s electric truck? more… The post Tesla launches Cybertruck reservations in China — is it a big...

Electrek

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03 July
Tesla secures more batteries from LG Chem, says report

Tesla has reportedly secured more battery supply from LG Chem who is going to assign capacity from a Korean factory to the California-based automaker. more… The post Tesla secures more batteries from LG Chem, says report appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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03 July
Tesla filed joint patent with CureVac on possibly revolutionary ‘bioreactor for RNA’

A patent application shows that Tesla has been working with CureVac on a possibly revolutionary “bioreactor for RNA” for over a year. more… The post Tesla filed joint patent with CureVac on possibly revolutionary ‘bioreactor for RNA’ appeared first...

Electrek

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03 July
Tesla denies claims of firing employees over COVID-19 related absences

Tesla issued a new statement denying reports that the automaker has been firing employees over COVID-19 related absences. more… The post Tesla denies claims of firing employees over COVID-19 related absences appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

02 July
Tesla Model 3 named ‘new car of the year’

The Tesla Model 3 has been crowned New Car of the Year 2020 at the annual Auto Trader New Car Awards. Tesla’s acclaimed Model 3 proved to be an aspirational favourite with the public, beating off stiff competition from the likes of Kia Niro and...

Automotive Blog

02 July
Tesla shares surge as carmaker rides out coronavirus shutdown

Deliveries well ahead of expectations in victory for Musk who battled California authorities to keep plant open

FT.com Autos

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02 July
Tesla stock leaps again on unexpectedly strong delivery numbers

Enlarge / A Tesla facility in Lathrop, CA. (credit: Andrei Stanescu / Getty) Tesla has surprised Wall Street again with better-than-expected delivery numbers. The electric carmaker delivered 90,650 vehicles in the second quarter of 2020, up...

Ars Technica

01 July
Tesla overtakes Toyota to become world's most valuable carmaker

Shares in the electric carmaker have surged, giving it a market value of $209bn.

BBC News

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01 July
Stock surge makes Tesla the world’s most valuable automaker

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson vs Disney) One share of Tesla stock traded for more than $1,130 on Wednesday, pushing the company's market capitalization to nearly $210 billion. That sent Tesla's market cap past Toyota, which is worth either $170...

Ars Technica

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01 July
Tesla driver blames Autopilot for crash, faces negligent driving charge

Enlarge / Tesla Model S driving on the freeway in Silicon Valley. (credit: Andrei Stanescu / Getty Images) A Massachusetts man is facing a negligent-driving charge after his Tesla slammed into a police car that was parked by the side of the road....

Ars Technica

29 June
Electric BMW 3 Series planned to rival Tesla Model 3

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 16:32 Forthcoming BMW 3 Series EV will use same tech as BMW i4 and iX3

Carbuyer

29 June
2020 Subaru Legacy Features Lexus-Like Interior, Tesla-Style Touchscreen & A Turbocharged Boxer Destined For The Toyota GR86

The 2020 Legacy may not entice most of you away from a WRX, but it does have some interesting talking points that will make you want to take a closer look at it.

Super Street Online

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26 June
Tesla factory workers who stayed home due to COVID fears face termination

Enlarge / Tesla's main US factory in Fremont, California. (credit: Andrei Stanescu / Getty) Two workers, Carlos Gabriel and Jessica Naro, say that they received termination notices from Tesla last week after taking unpaid time off in an effort to...

Ars Technica


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