Tesla is shutting down Superchargers in Spain due to Coronavirus

Over the course of any nation emergency it is vital essential services to continue with minimum disruption. The availability of fuel to heat homes, and power healthcare, transportation, and industry, makes it an essential good and service. However, Tesla‘s choice of Supercharger locations is showing profit and convenience was more of a priority. Insufficient consideration … Continue reading Tesla is shutting down Superchargers in Spain due to Coronavirus

NTSB fatal crash report criticizes Tesla for not restricting Autopilot on Model 3 to conditions for which it was designed

At some point in the future, our vehicles will be able to drive us to where we want to go. We are not there yet. The National Transportation Safety Board published its final report for its investigation of the fatal March 1, 2019, crash of a Tesla in Delray Beach, Florida. NTSB » Tesla informed … Continue reading NTSB fatal crash report criticizes Tesla for not restricting Autopilot on Model 3 to conditions for which it was designed

Road and Track » The Model Y proves that Tesla has learned a lot

Mack Hogan, Road and Track » It’s a Model 3 SUV. That means it’s incredibly quick, hitting 60 in 3.5 seconds. It keeps Tesla‘s Autopilot system which is a competent driver assist, though we must note that—though Tesla has said it will be capable of functioning as a fully autonomous RoboTaxi—the vehicle is not self-driving … Continue reading Road and Track » The Model Y proves that Tesla has learned a lot

Joplin, Missouri offers Tesla land and incentives in their bid for the factory that will build the behemoth Cybertruck (that won’t fit in most people’s garage or underground parking)

👋 Joplin Chamber President here. I’m authorized to give you 100 acres in biz park at crossroads of I-44 and I-49 at the center of the USA, the historic home of battery tech, with four of the largest trucking companies in the world near here. Plus $50+ million in incentives. — Toby Teeter (@tobyteeter) March … Continue reading Joplin, Missouri offers Tesla land and incentives in their bid for the factory that will build the behemoth Cybertruck (that won’t fit in most people’s garage or underground parking)

Tesla start deliveries of the Model Y on Friday, March 13 [Updated]

Known for delivery delays, Tesla‘s highly-anticipated Model Y being delivered to customers in the U.S., 6 months ahead of schedule. Sean Szymkowski, CNET Roadshow » Electrek first reported news of a handful of customers receiving text messages and other confirmations via their Tesla accounts that they should have their new Model Y SUVs in their … Continue reading Tesla start deliveries of the Model Y on Friday, March 13 [Updated]

Tesla is now the highest-valued US industrial company after a series of missteps at Boeing

Carmen Reinicke, Business Insider » Tesla’s market value was about $114 billion during intraday trading Wednesday. Boeing had a market value of about $110 billion at the same time. A year ago, Boeing’s market value was nearly $200 billion more than Tesla’s. Since, the company has been weighed down by two fatal crashes and the … Continue reading Tesla is now the highest-valued US industrial company after a series of missteps at Boeing

[Updated] Tesla gets banned from the Kansas City Auto Show

Tesla was banned from the Kansas City Auto Show because the Missouri Auto Dealers Association (MADA) continues to resist the automaker’s direct sales model as they haven’t yet realized we are in the 21st century. More » Electrek Updated March 11, 2020 Meanwhile, a Colorado bill would allow electric vehicle manufacturers to sell directly to … Continue reading [Updated] Tesla gets banned from the Kansas City Auto Show

Tesla produces its 1 millionth electric vehicle

Fred Lambert, Electrek » Tesla announced that it produced its 1 millionth electric car — becoming the first automaker to achieve the milestone. Only a few years ago, many people didn’t believe that Tesla could produce electric vehicles in any meaningful numbers, but the automaker managed to ramp up three electric vehicle programs: Model S, … Continue reading Tesla produces its 1 millionth electric vehicle

Tesla delivers 30% of all electric cars in China in February 2020

Bloomberg News » The company delivered 3,958 units in February — or about 30% of all new-energy vehicles in the country — said Cui Dongshu, secretary general of the China Passenger Car Association, in an online briefing on Monday about the country’s overall industry figures. That’s a “pretty good performance,” he said. Comparative Tesla figures … Continue reading Tesla delivers 30% of all electric cars in China in February 2020