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Saturday, 18 January 2020

17 January
Tesla Model 3's 2019 China registrations show 161% increase year-over-year

Tesla posted 6,643 new vehicle registrations in China last December, helping push the company’s 2019 total to 42,715. This corresponds to a 161% increase compared to 2018, when the Palo Alto, California-based car manufacturer hit the 16,360 mark in...

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17 January
Owners say Tesla is holding them to unintentional (and non-refundable) in-app purchases

Filed under: Tesla,Green Automakers,Ownership,Smartphone,Electric Continue reading Owners say Tesla is holding them to unintentional (and non-refundable) in-app purchases Owners say Tesla is holding them to unintentional (and...

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17 January
Tesla Cybertruck's engineering and design might be genius -- here's why

Sandy Munro, the wunderkind of lean auto industry manufacturing, gives his analysis -- and paints a pretty picture for Tesla.

CNET - ROADSHOW

17 January
Tesla community gets invited to fundraiser for children's hospital in the Netherlands

A Children’s Hospital in the Netherlands is requesting the help of Tesla owners to assist in raising funds for the medical facility’s pediatrics unit. Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, Netherlands announced its “Tesla Owners for Amalia...

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17 January
NHTSA Is Examining Claims of Unintended Acceleration Affecting Up to 500,000 Tesla Cars

A document published on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website reveals that the administration has received a consumer petition that alleges that up to 500,000 Tesla vehicles may be at risk of unintentional...

The Drive


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17 January
Tesla owners' winter driving insights proves EVs' are great cars for sub-zero conditions

Thanks to outdated assumptions and what appears to be an ongoing misinformation campaign against electric cars, some mainstream car buyers may assume that vehicles like the Tesla Model 3 would be grossly ineffective in sub-zero temperatures. Yet...

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17 January
Honda Clarity PHEV, Kia’s electric push, Tesla’s unintended acceleration: Today’s Car News

Tesla’s potentially facing an unintended-acceleration investigation. Kia plans for many more electric vehicles. And the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid returns, but only to California. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The federal government...

Green Car Reports

17 January
Petition alleges widespread unintended acceleration in Tesla vehicles

An estimated 500,000 Tesla vehicles pose the risk of exhibiting sudden unintended acceleration, according to Reuters, and a petition filed to NHTSA on behalf of Tesla owners. If the petition is approved, NHTSA will investigate the widespread claims...

Green Car Reports

17 January
Tesla vehicles scrutinized for sudden acceleration defect

Some Tesla vehicles may accelerate unintentionally and crash, according to a petition filed to NHTSA on behalf of consumers, Reuters reported Friday. The petition says an estimated 500,000 Tesla vehicles may have a defect known as sudden unintended...

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17 January
Tesla Model 3 is disrupting the luxury sedan market and Model Y could do the same

It looks like Tesla Model 3 might be seriously disrupting the luxury sedan market in the US, based on the sales data in the segment, and Model Y could do the same to the even bigger compact SUV segment. more… The post Tesla Model 3 is disrupting...

Electrek

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17 January
Tesla Chinese EV Rendering Previews New Design Language

Do you know that Tesla sold more electric vehicles in 2019 than in 2018 and 2017, combined? Increased production capacity of the Model 3 and streamlined deliveries have helped the Palo Alto-based automaker reach 367,500 units in a single year, but...

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17 January
Tesla faces NHTSA investigation over unintended acceleration complaints

The government agency has received 127 consumer complaints about the Model S, Model X and Model 3.

CNET - ROADSHOW



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17 January
New baby Tesla previewed in official design sketch

News 17 Jan, 2020 Tesla has released a design sketch of a new compact EV, along with plans for a new China-based design studio and R&D centre

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17 January
Tesla under scrutiny over 127 claims of ‘sudden unintended acceleration’

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said today that it is looking into claims that Tesla vehicles have a defect leading to ‘sudden unintended acceleration’ after receiving a petition citing 127 claimed incidents. more… The...

Electrek

17 January
NHTSA to review petition seeking defect probe into 500,000 Tesla vehicles

The petition cites 127 consumer complaints to NHTSA about unintended acceleration in 123 unique vehicles. The reports include 110 crashes and 52 injuries, the agency added. Tesla did not immediately comment.

Automotive News

17 January
Inside Tesla's attack on Germany's auto establishment

The location of Tesla's first European factory near Berlin is the scene of frantic activity as workers prepare the site to to meet the automaker's aggressive timetable.

Automotive News

17 January
Tesla forces Volkswagen CEO to act fast and avoid similar fate as Nokia

Will automotive giant Volkswagen have the same fate as Finnish cellphone manufacturer Nokia? VW CEO Herbert Diess says that the carmaker is heading that way if it doesn’t do anything soon and quickly. Even for a tried and tested automotive brand...

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17 January
Tesla previews small electric car for China

American firm posted design sketch as it announced that it's setting up a research and design centre in China Tesla has shown a design sketch of a small car for China and revealed that it's looking to set up a design and research facility in the...

Autocar

17 January
Tesla Gigafactory 4 locals to hold demonstration but in show of support for Grünheide’s future

While there have been forest walk demonstrations to raise concerns about Tesla’s Gigafactory 4, there’s a group of locals who will picket at Grunheide community park on Saturday to show their support for the electric vehicle manufacturer. A certain...

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17 January
Tesla’s soaring share price defies the bears

Rally leaves many analysts struggling to justify lower forecasts but raises questions

FT.com Autos

16 January
Tesla Superchargers are now over 3x cheaper than their biggest competitor

Tesla’s Supercharger Network just undercut one of its biggest competitors by over three times, and the company did not even have to lower its prices. In a recent announcement, IONITY, the rapid charging network that is considered as VW, BMW,...

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16 January
Garage 54 Builds Russian Tesla Cybertruck Replica With UAZ 469 Underpinnings

Slated to enter production in 2021, the Cybertruck is – without a shadow of a doubt – a controversial design. It’s also different from your typical F-Series through the unibody construction that Tesla refers to as an exoskeleton. And don’t forget...

autoevolution

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16 January
Tesla's Biggest Sales Threat Could Be Toyota

Going electric doesn't necessarily mean fully electric.

CarBuzz

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16 January
Tesla sales employees launch petition to increase their salary following commission cuts

Tesla sales employees have launched a petition to increase their salary following a restructuring of their compensation that involved cutting commission last year. more… The post Tesla sales employees launch petition to increase their salary...

Electrek

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16 January
Tesla city car comes into focus as EV maker eyes Chinese design center

Tesla has begun the hiring process to help it design "Chinese-style" vehicles.

CNET - ROADSHOW

16 January
Tesla plans China design and research center

Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Tesla,Electric U.S. electric car maker Tesla plans to open a design and research center in China to make "Chinese-style" vehicles, the company said in a recruitment notice on its official...

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16 January
Tesla (TSLA) falls on analyst downgrade and sales dropping in California

Tesla’s (TSLA) stock falling today ended an incredible rally that lasted a few weeks. A new analyst downgrade and report of sales dropping in California seems to have done the trick. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) falls on analyst downgrade and sales...

Electrek

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16 January
Tesla CA registrations plunge, but it's probably not a big deal

The sales report doesn't look at deliveries, and they're likely not even counted in the data due to delivery timing.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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16 January
Tesla releases new design drawing, announces design center to build ‘Chinese-style’ car

Tesla announced plans to build a design studio and R&D center in China in order to build a car and in the announcement, it released a new design drawing. more… The post Tesla releases new design drawing, announces design center to build...

Electrek

16 January
Tesla Cybertruck—Did Top Gear Do It First?

Head to the MotorTrend App and check out Season 14, Episode 2 of Top Gear to see if the guys should be credited with the Tesla Cybertruck design! Sign up to the MotorTrend App while the deal of the year is still going on! Looking at the design of...

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16 January
Tesla Model Y prototype sightings increase, spotted next to Model X gives size comparison

Several more Tesla Model Y prototypes have been spotted recently, including two next to Model X giving a size comparison, as the automaker is ramping up its test program ahead of the start of production. more… The post Tesla Model Y prototype...

Electrek


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15 January
Tesla is Selling a Hilarious Cybertruck Shirt

What do you do when a mistake happens on stage? You roll with it. That’s what Elon Musk did and is continuing to do with a new shirt. The Tesla shop is currently selling a Cybertruck Bulletproof T-shirt. On the front is what looks like smashed...

Autofluence

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15 January
Tesla launches new home charging station with Wi-Fi connection and new design

Tesla is today launching a new version of its home charging station, the Tesla Wall Connector, now with a Wi-Fi connection and an updated design. more… The post Tesla launches new home charging station with Wi-Fi connection and new design appeared...

Electrek

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15 January
Tesla director James Murdoch attacks family’s media over climate-crisis denial

Tesla independent director James Murdoch, the son of News Corp owner Rupert Murdoch, has publicly criticized his father’s media outlets, including Fox News and News Corp, for promoting climate-crisis denialism. more… The post Tesla director James...

Electrek

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15 January
Tesla is looking to secure controversial cobalt from Glencore to produce batteries

Tesla is reportedly in talks with mining giant Glencore to secure a supply of cobalt, a controversial mineral used to produce Li-ion batteries used in most electric vehicles today. more… The post Tesla is looking to secure controversial cobalt...

Electrek

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15 January
Tesla Model Y VINs appear in NHTSA database ahead of deliveries

The Tesla Model Y is now a listed model on NHTSA’s manufacturer page for Tesla, and Model Y VINs can now be decoded using the official NHSTA decoder. more… The post Tesla Model Y VINs appear in NHTSA database ahead of deliveries appeared first on...

Electrek

15 January
Tesla in talks to buy cobalt from Glencore

Electric carmaker seeks to secure supplies of battery metal for Shanghai factory

FT.com Autos

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14 January
Watch Tesla test Model Y prototype in the snow

A Tesla Model Y prototype has been spotted being road-tested in the snow in the mountains in California earlier this week. more… The post Watch Tesla test Model Y prototype in the snow appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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14 January
Tesla turns Cybertruck window-breaking mishap into T-shirt, launches new apparel

Tesla is apparently able to laugh about its window-breaking mishap at the Cybertruck unveiling, since it’s now launching a new T-shirt featuring the incident, as well as new apparel and accessories featuring the new electric pickup truck. more… The...

Electrek

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14 January
Drako GTE EV Shows Tesla Model S Who Is Boss In A Drag Race

For most of us, the Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous+ is probably what springs to mind the most when thinking of a fast EV sedan, which is very good for the brand. However, setting the benchmark makes you vulnerable to attack from challengers seeking...

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14 January
Tesla Model Y gets CARB certification, hinting at deliveries and range

The Tesla Model Y has received its CARB certification ahead of the launch, and it hints at the potential range, which could have increased from the one originally announced last year. It could also mean that deliveries are imminent. more… The post...

Electrek

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13 January
Tesla is now worth more than Ford and GM—combined

Enlarge / Elon Musk celebrates the opening of a new Tesla factory in Shanghai, China. (credit: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Less than a month after Tesla's stock first rose above $400, the company's shares have now soared past $500 per...

Ars Technica

13 January
Tesla cruises past $500 a share

Electric car maker’s market capitalisation exceeds that of GM and Ford combined

FT.com Autos

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13 January
Tesla (TSLA) jumps on analyst’s $612 price target and reaching ‘critical scale’

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) jumped 5% to a new all-time high of $500 per share this morning after a new analyst note raised the price target to $600 a share as he sees Tesla reaching a ‘critical scale’. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) jumps on analyst’s $612...

Electrek

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13 January
This simulator company reverse-engineered the Tesla Nürburgring lap

Enlarge (credit: elyob @ Flickr) Last summer, a whole lot more people learned about the world's gnarliest race track when Tesla announced that it was sending a Model S sedan to the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The 12.9-mile (20.8km) track was built...

Ars Technica

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13 January
Tesla updates Supercharger billing to add cost of electricity use for other than charging

Tesla has updated its Supercharger billing policy to add the cost of electricity use for things other than charging, like HVAC, battery thermal management, etc, while charging at a Supercharger station. more… The post Tesla updates Supercharger...

Electrek

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11 January
Tesla Semi: new update on test program, improvements, and timeline for electric truck

Tesla has sent a letter to Tesla Semi reservation holders to update them on its test program for the electric truck, as well as plans to improve it, and a slightly updated timeline. more… The post Tesla Semi: new update on test program,...

Electrek

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10 January
New study: High ‘soft costs’ are slowing down EV-charging infrastructure, even for Tesla

Public EV charging infrastructure is growing fast, but a lack of charging is still blamed as an obstacle to electric-car adoption. What’s holding things up? According to Reducing EV Charging Infrastructure Costs, a study published yesterday by the...

Electrek

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10 January
Tesla is challenging hackers to crack its car, and it is putting ~$1 million on the line

Tesla has been investing more in its cybersecurity over the last few years, and now it is returning to Pwn2Own to challenge hackers to crack its cars with ~$1 million on the line and a few Model 3 vehicles. more… The post Tesla is challenging...

Electrek

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09 January
Drako GTE electric supercar gets benchmarked against Tesla Model S P100D

The new EV startup Drako is benchmarking its Drako GTE electric supercar against the best, a Tesla Model S P100D, and with good results. Check out this cool teaser video. more… The post Drako GTE electric supercar gets benchmarked against Tesla...

Electrek

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09 January
Tesla blamed for giant fire burning down hundreds of cars when old diesel car actually started it

Electric cars, and especially Tesla, were blamed for a giant fire in a parking-garage in Norway that burned hundreds of cars when the investigation showed that an old diesel car actually started it. more… The post Tesla blamed for giant fire...

Electrek

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09 January
Tesla Hits Record-Breaking Market Value

If you need innovation in any industry, tell Elon Musk it is impossible. A majority of automotive analysts said it wouldn’t be profitable, and the delivery goals were too ambitious. They have all been silenced as Business Insider reports that Tesla...

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09 January
Tesla’s $45m deal to acquire land outside Berlin is approved, but not out of the woods yet

A €41 million ($45 million) deal for Tesla to acquire land outside of Berlin to build its recently announced Gigafactory 4 has been approved by the state government, but it’s still not sealed yet. more… The post Tesla’s $45m deal to acquire land...

Electrek

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08 January
Tesla (TSLA) rallies near $500 per share as shorts go mad

Tesla (TSLA) continues its strong rally today on positive analyst notes and a broader market rally due to a possible de-escalation of the US/Iran situation. The stock price reaches close to $500 per share, and those holding short positions are...

Electrek

30 December
Tesla delivers its first 'Made in China' cars

The move by the electric car maker comes as the US-China trade war forces firms to rethink supply chains.

BBC News


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