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electric carChina Tesla Model 3 Will Be $28,000 and Tesla has a 44% Electric Motor Advantage

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The Tesla Model 3 had the best electronics teardown expert Sandy Munro’s team has ever seen. It had the lowest number of hoses, 40% less harnesses, and the electric motors are smaller, lighter, and more powerful than the competition. Munro …

batteriesTesla is $2,400 Per Car Away from Selling a $35,000 Model 3

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Elon Musk has sent out an email to Tesla employees that states the current cost of a standard range Model 3 would be around $38,000. This seems to mean that with a 25% margin the car build cost is $30,400. …

asiaTesla scaling up rollout in Europe and Asia

Tesla sent out invitations to reservation holders living in Germany, France, Sweden, Norway, Italy, and Belgium. A significant number of Tesla cars will be made for Europe and Asia in the first quarter of 2019. Da domani #Model3 al #Tesla …

batteriesKalashnikov has made a laughable electric “super car” based upon a car symbolic of occupied east germany

Kalashnikov has an electric car that uses the styling of a car symbolic of occupied East Germany. The Trabant became a symbol of the technological and social backwardness of the East German state. The new electric version has 220 kW, …

electric carTesla and Elon Musk better proceed to vote on going private or Elon could be in trouble

Elon Musk could be in trouble if Tesla does not vote on the going private offer at $420. Elon Musk twitter announcement on the buyout could look like stock fraud if they do not out the offer to a vote.

batteriesTanks of the Future will be Ninja’s – quiet and hard to detect

Currently tanks are loud and emit a lot of heat. A quieter tank with a low level of infrared signature might not be detected until it was too late. Future tanks could also control several large flying or ground drones …

batteriesTesla making Model 3 battery packs in 17 minutes down from 7 hours

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Elon Musk reported in the Wednesday’s Q1 2018 earnings call that Tesla has managed to reduce the time to make a Model 3 battery pack by 94%, from 7 hours to under 17 minutes. This still remains to be fixed, …

businessTesla Model S and Model 3 dominate the large, small and midsize US luxury car category

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The Tesla Model S had 6730 sales in the first quarter of 2018, which was more than the second and third place luxury car sales combined. The Tesla Model S was 34% of all luxury car sales in the USA. …

electric carTesla producing Model 3 at a rate of over 2000 per week

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Elon Musk told employees in a company-wide email on Monday that Tesla had just passed a rate of 2,000 per week. That was still a big increase from earlier production numbers and Tesla shares recovered some of Monday’s heavy losses …

batteriesTesla diverts resources to speed up Model 3 production ramp

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Tela is still in the beginning of their model 4 production ramp, but every Model 3 is being built on the Model 3 production line, which is fully installed, powered on, producing vehicles, and increasing in automation every day. However, …