Tesla has fired hundreds of workers right when it is struggling mightily to get production of the Model 3 off the ground. It’s an odd move, one that has tongues wagging.
Elon Musk has posted a video of the Model 3 production line on Instagram. The line is currently operating at 1/10th its normal speed. Is that a good thing or cause for concern?
This story about Elon Musk and Tesla was first published by CleanTechnica The natives are restless in Teslaland. Model 3 production is not what people expected it to be and that has some folks worried. Is there a problem we don’t know about? Is this another Model X situation where full production doesn’t ramp up […]
Spy shots of the Tesla Semi have appeared on the internet and Tesla has notified winners of its latest referral program to expect an official invitation to the unveiling ceremony soon. Looks like the Tesla Semi is a go!
Tesla says it delivered 26.150 vehicles in the third quarter, 220 of which were Model 3 sedans. It says it now expects to deliver more than 100,000 Model S and Model X cars this year.
Ben Sullins of Teslanomics has a good thing going on. A few weeks ago, he put up an online cost estimator that allowed people to see how much the Tesla Model 3 equipped the way they want it will cost. Incredibly, more than 100,000 people used the calculator, which provided Sullins with lots of valuable […]
This edition of “The Gas2 Week in Review” is all about Tesla: Tesla autonomous driving, supercharger service stations, first responder manuals, and even body kits.
Tesla may be planning to open repair facilities at some Supercharger locations.
The Tesla Model 3 manual for first responders offers a glimpse into how the Model 3 is designed and built.
Tesla is in the process of building the largest Supercharger facility in the world in the garage of the Lilacs shopping center in Shanghai, China.
Unplugged Performance has unveiled three new body kits — from mild to wild — for the Tesla Model 3.
Tesla has filed a new patent application for a battery swapping system. Is there a connection between it and the upcoming Tesla Semi?
Elon Musk tweeted this week that the official unveiling for the Tesla Semi will take place on October 26 at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.
Charging infrastructure for urban areas is a problem. With open land at a premium in congested cities, finding room to install chargers can be a challenge. Tesla is aware of the issue and, as usual, is being proactive in its response. On September 11, Tesla posted on its blog that it has developed a new […]
The T-Flight “flying train” concept from China is a mag-lev pod capable of traveling at up to four times the speed of sound.
CNET RoadShow reviews the Tesla Model X and says it is still a “car from the future.”
Magna has created a three motor version of the Tesla Model S to show manufacturers it is ready to deliver a complete electric powertrain that is production ready whenever they need it. All they have to do is write a check!
Things are bumpy in Tesla’s Autopilot division, as the company is expanding its data collection protocols and pushing ahead with plans to have a Tesla drive cross country without human intervention before the end of the year.
Tesla has won a small but significant victory in its legal battle with the state of Michigan. A federal magistrate has enforced a subpoena against two state legislators requiring them to turn over communications from lobbyists opposed to the Tesla direct sales model.
A German environmental minister selected a Tesla Model S as his official car, but returned it after a few months claiming it was too cramped to work in the back seat and too much trouble to keep charged when on official business.