Spotted At Giga Texas: A 2nd IDRA Giga Press

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:22:11 +0000

Literally just as I finished an article for EV Obsession that included an interview with Gail Alfar of the Tesla Owners Club of Austin, Gail spotted something new at Tesla’s vibrantly blossoming Gigafactory in Texas. Watch out, legacy auto, it’s allergy season and Tesla’s Giga Texas is in full bloom. Look what just arrived!! @elonmusk […]

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Tesla Model 3 = #1 in France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:01:18 +0000

In a red hot market in which fully electric vehicles (BEVs) jumped 183% year over year (YoY) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs) shot up 6-fold in March, plugin sales had their second best month ever in France. In total, 29,737 plugin vehicles were registered, allowing the plugin share to reach 16% last month (8.5% BEV). That […]

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BlueCruise: Ford Is Taking A Big (But Careful) Step Toward Autonomous Vehicles

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:45:58 +0000

Ford recently announced an upgrade to its Co-Pilot360 software. Called BlueCruise, the system will allow for hands-free driving on most interstate highways. While Ford doesn’t make the kind of bold promises that Tesla does, it does show that Ford is taking the same careful and slow approach that other industry players are taking. What Will […]

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Lithium Demand & Supply Forecasts For The US & China, Tesla & Volkswagen — Listen To Our Friday Podcast Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:53:38 +0000

A look at trends in the lithium industry, including forecasts for Tesla and reactions to Volkswagen Power Day.

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8 Days, 2 Kids, 2700 Miles, 1 Tesla — Lessons Learned From A Cross Country EV Road Trip

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 01:43:14 +0000

If there is one achilles heel of the electric automobile, it’s the road trip. Even if the road trip is something we only very occasionally ask of our personal vehicles, it’s still a crucial aspect of the American car owner experience. If electric transportation is ever going to fully kick gas cars into the ash […]

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March Brings Fresh EV Records To Italy’s Car Market

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:09:28 +0000

Italy’s EV sales get a substantial boost in March as the first quarter of 2021 ends with electrifying new records. The year started with rather soft numbers following a brilliant end to 2020, but a notable shift in pace now bodes well for the months to come.

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Tesla “trying to get probability of no injury above 99.999999% of miles for city driving” With FSD, Elon Musk Tweets

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:06:40 +0000

It all started with a tweet. I guess that could start many chapters in the Book of Tesla. Less than an hour ago, Elon Musk sent out a simple but enthusiastic tweet: “Tesla AI/Autopilot engineering is awesome! Making excellent progress solving real-world AI.” Naturally, the response of many Tesla owners who bought the Full Self-Driving […]

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Will Tesla Gigafactory 6 Be Giga Shanghai 2?

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 21:48:34 +0000

Giga Shanghai is now producing the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y. But not all the parts that Tesla likes to produce itself are yet produced in Shanghai. Idra Group mentioned in a press release that there are now two giga presses in production. We know of two at work in Fremont. We also know […]

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Who Can Use Plug & Charge?

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:39:35 +0000

There is a lot of confusion about “plug & charge.” All Tesla drivers know how great it is. Some Fastned customers share this experience. But most people just wonder why it does not work for them. Let me try to explain this. To be able to use plug & charge, your car must be able […]

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Tesla Must Be Developing A Platform For Its Model 2 Series

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:00:05 +0000

Elon Musk has talked about a cheaper $25,000 Tesla vehicle on a few occasions. Just after Tesla Model 3 production hell, Elon thought that the technology to produce that cheaper model would be ready around 2022–2023. It is one thing to produce a vehicle like the SGMW Wuling Mini EV for less than $5,000 for […]

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