What Would A US–China War Mean For Tesla?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:10:52 +0000

When I was in college, I spent some time in Taiwan doing volunteer work. It was a neat experience to get to know a culture very different from the American and Mexican cultures I grew up with, but car enthusiast me noticed a lot of familiar things. For one, there was a Ford testing facility […]

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LG Energy Solution Is Feeling The Tesla Effect Thanks To Made-In-China Model Y Sales

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:04:02 +0000

LG Energy Solutions is feeling the “Tesla effect” thanks to Tesla’s success with its made-in-China Model Y sales. The Tesla Model Y enabled LG Energy Solutions to dethrone CATL as the world’s top battery vendor. Many factors enabled LG to make this accomplishment, but one key factor was the strong demand and increasing momentum of […]

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Could Ford’s Mustang Mach-E Reservation Holders In China Be Cancelling & Switching To Tesla’s New, Lower-Priced Model Y?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 00:00:16 +0000

I saw an interesting post from Ray4Tesla last week. Ray pointed out that a WeChat group of Mach-E reservation holders changed the group’s profile name to Model Y as soon as Tesla introduced the new Standard Range RWD variant. “The whole group switched their Mach-E reservations to [Model Y],” Ray tweeted. This led him to […]

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Reports Of Tesla’s Demise In China Are Much Exaggerated

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 22:00:56 +0000

A few media articles were hinting that Tesla wasn’t doing so well in China. One in particular by Bloomberg mentioned a “fall from grace in China.” The article quoted Bill Russo, a former Chrysler executive who is currently the chief executive officer of Automobility Ltd. Russo said that Tesla’s experience is “a warning shot that […]

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China × Cleantech — May 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 23:18:38 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — May 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 10% Plugin Vehicle Share In China! On the 26th of May, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in April of 2021. April was a great month, with […]

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Tesla & Chinese Startups Outshining Legacy Automakers In World’s Largest EV Market

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 13:38:21 +0000

Tesla and some Chinese EV startups are outshining legacy automakers such as Toyota, Volkswagen, and others in the world’s largest EV market, The South China Morning Post has reported. The article noted that buyers are focusing more on cutting-edge technology and compared the sales numbers of Volkswagen, Toyota, and Tesla. Volkswagen sold 1,267 ID.4 vehicles […]

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Some Hilarious Responses To Tesla’s Latest Software “Recall”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 23:40:17 +0000

It seems that some mainstream news outlets got a bit nutty with Tesla’s latest move in China. I already wrote a piece for CleanTechnica on the so-called “recall,” but others have added a lot of good context and comparisons since then that seemed worth highlighting. Imagine that every time your social media apps need a […]

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Tesla China Launches Its 1st Solar, Storage, & Supercharging Station

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:37:57 +0000

Earlier today, I saw some tweets from Jay in Shanghai with some exciting news about Tesla’s newest achievements in China with solar and Supercharging. Jay stated that the first Tesla solar + Powerwall + Supercharger deployment in China would be announced today. The project is Tesla China’s Energy Storage and Charging Integration Project in Lhasa, […]

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Tesla Honors The Historical Silk Road With The Longest Supercharger Route From East To West In China

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 00:10:08 +0000

Tesla announced on Twitter from its Tesla Greater China account that it has opened the longest Supercharger route from east to west in China. The tweet included a stunning video and the hashtag #TheSilkRoute, which is a nod to China’s historic Silk Road and what the country is doing to modernize the ancient route. 5000 […]

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Tuopu: Tesla Leads The Auto Industry By At Least 5 Years

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:05:34 +0000

China-based Ningbo Tuopu Group Co. Ltd (Tuopu) recently stated in its most recent earnings call that Tesla has a five year gap on other car companies, Teslarati reported. Tuopu is an auto parts supplier that services a wide variety of brands, from Geely and SAIC to Ford, GM, Volkswagen, and other major automakers. Teslarati learned […]

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