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Tesla Sells Cyberquad for Kids

Tesla Sells Cyberquad for Kids

Tesla hasn't yet dispatched the Cybertruck or the full-size Cyberquad that made an impression at the unveiling of its apocalyptic designed pickup truck, but if you purchase one now from its website, you can get a mini Cyberquad built for...
by Gill D on December 03, 2021
Tesla’s Unplanned Outage and Musk’s Messages to Employees

Tesla’s Unplanned Outage and Musk’s Messages to Employees

Tesla’s week did not end on a high note with the company experiencing an unplanned outage. Some Tesla drivers complained on social media on Friday that they were locked out of their cars and that the company's phone app experienced a...
by Gill D on November 22, 2021
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Tesla "Model 2" to Open Up EV Market

Tesla debuted the Model S Plaid earlier this year as the world's fastest series-production car, and it plans to push the envelope at the low end of the lineup over the next few years. But not in terms of acceleration...
by Gill D on November 12, 2021
Where is the Tesla ATV?

Where is the Tesla ATV?

One of Tesla's most unique EVs has gone almost completely unnoticed. The Tesla dirt bike is an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) companion to the Tesla Cybertruck, which was initially unveiled in November 2019. Customers who purchase the all-electric pickup truck will...
by Gill D on November 08, 2021
Tesla Shakes Up the Singapore EV Market

Tesla Shakes Up the Singapore EV Market

Tesla is having a moment in rich Singapore, where new vehicle registration is strictly regulated to manage the city state's traffic and pollution. Surging sales are eating into rivals' market share. The Tesla Model 3 costs roughly S$200,000 ($148,300) in...
by Gill D on October 29, 2021
Tesla Capitalizes on Major Rental Deal

Tesla Capitalizes on Major Rental Deal

This week, a big announcement was made in the rental car industry. Hertz is ordering 100,000 electric vehicles to build up its electric vehicle rental fleet by the end of 2022, Tesla's market cap surpassed $1 trillion on Monday. This is...
by Gill D on October 27, 2021
Tesla Rolls Back Latest FSD Beta Version

Tesla Rolls Back Latest FSD Beta Version

Before the latest release of FSD Beta over the weekend, Tesla's intention to test its Full Self Driving sophisticated driver aid software with untrained vehicle owners on public roads drew scrutiny and controversy. FSD Beta version 10.3 began going out...
by Gill D on October 25, 2021
Tesla Switches Battery Chemistry

Tesla Switches Battery Chemistry

Tesla is switching to a lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) cathode battery chemistry in all of its standard-range electric vehicles, according to the automaker's third-quarter investor deck. The move is most likely a strategy for Tesla to boost profit margins on its fully...
by Gill D on October 22, 2021
Scrutiny from the NHTSA Increases over Full-Self Driving

Scrutiny from the NHTSA Increases over Full-Self Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent Tesla two letters criticising the company's use of non-disclosure agreements for owners who get early access to its full self-driving software beta, as well as its decision to fix an issue with an...
by Gill D on October 15, 2021
The Great Tesla Entertainer

The Great Tesla Entertainer

This past Saturday, Tesla's Technoking Elon Musk hosted a massive party at the new Berlin Gigafactory, complete with bright lights, techno music, a Ferris wheel, carousel, arcade, and food trucks to announce the start of production at the disputed site,...
by Gill D on October 11, 2021
Tesla's Q3 2021 Delivery Numbers are Out

Tesla's Q3 2021 Delivery Numbers are Out

Tesla reported on Saturday that the company has delivered 241,300 electric vehicles during the third quarter of 2021. The quarter’s deliveries topped expectations with analysts predicting the EV manufacturer would deliver an estimated 220,900 electric cars during this period.  ...
by Gill D on October 04, 2021
Tesla Churning Up Charm in China

Tesla Churning Up Charm in China

Tesla is on a charm offensive in China. Elon Musk, the company's Technoking, recently praised Chinese electric car manufacturers, calling them "the world's most competitive". He has also pledged to increase funding for electric vehicle manufacturing and development in the country....
by Gill D on October 01, 2021
Tesla's New Megafactory in the  Works

Tesla's New Megafactory in the Works

Tesla has begun construction on its "Megafactory," a new manufacturing site in California that will create the company's large-scale battery system Megapack. Sonny Dhaliwal, the mayor of Lathrop, verified the factory's existence in a Facebook post that was strangely deleted and...
by Gill D on September 24, 2021
Tesla Makes A Clever Legal Move in Direct Sales

Tesla Makes A Clever Legal Move in Direct Sales

There's a strange law in the USA where certain states ban the direct sales of cars. There are several states that force automakers to sell through dealers. Even if you order directly from the factory, you must go via a...
by Gill D on September 13, 2021
Drawing Parallels with Apple and Tesla

Drawing Parallels with Apple and Tesla

Apple Inc. and Tesla Inc. share a lot of the same characteristics. Design, innovative technology, and a commanding approach to their ecosystems are all hallmarks of both organizations. Instead of physical controls, Tesla's automobiles have a large iPad-like screen, and...
by Gill D on September 08, 2021
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