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electric carsOther Car Makers Never Displaced Toyota for Top Hybrid

There is a lot of talk about potential competitors for Tesla. The history of traditional carmakers knocking off a solid number one in a category of cars is not good. Toyota developed a dominant hybrid car with the Prius family. …

businessTesla Has Years of Domination

Nextbigfuture has been saying that Tesla is a huge winner even before the recent surge in its stock price. This article is mostly from a newsletter that I sent out yesterday. Tesla is clearly on track for a successful ramp …

batteriesTesla Beats Estimates With a Record 112,000 Cars Delivered in Fourth Quarter

Tesla delivered a record 112,000 vehicles globally during the fourth quarter. Analysts expected Tesla to deliver 106,000 vehicles to customers during the fourth quarter. Elon Musk and Tesla had talked about delivery goal of between 360,000 and 400,000 vehicles in …

artificial intelligenceTesla Car Insurance is Part of Monetizing Data on Drivers

Paul Eichenberg, Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting, describes how Tesla is using driver data for the most accurate car insurance pricing and they are using cameras and sensors to let Tesla drivers teach Tesla how to make self-driving vehicles. Joe Langley, …

batteriesChina Sales Double US Car Sales Therefore Million Model 3s Per Year Eventually in China

China car sales for BMW and Mercedes are double their US Car sales. This would mean Tesla has room to expand China production up to 700,000 to 1 million model 3s each year and maybe 2 million model Ys. China …

batteriesTesla Shanghai Production at 1000 per Week and Ramping to 3000 per Week in January

Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory GF3 production rate reached 1000 units per week of MIC Model 3 from multiple sources. Analysts at Oppenheimer on Monday indicated the photos of hundreds of China produced Tesla are increasing analyst expectations for a relatively smooth …

artificial intelligenceTesla’s Technological Moats for the Win

Ark Invest identified four technological moats that Tesla is growing for its electric car and truck businesses. 1. Superior batteries 2. AI (Full Self Driving) Chip The Tesla FSD is an automotive grade computer powered by two custom SoCs (system-on-chip). …

batteriesSam Korus Shows Tesla Cybertruck Superior to Ford F-150 on Price and Performance

Sam Korus of Ark Invest shows analysis that Tesla Cybertruck will be superior to the Ford F-150 on price and various aspects of performance. Sam also reported that the Porsche Taycan (electric car) has under-delivered on the promised battery range. …

electric carsAmusing Rendering of a Tesla Cyber-Roadster

There is an amusing rendering of an imagined Tesla Cyber-Roadster. It is a Tesla Cybertruck inspired version of a Tesla Roadster with the windows broken like the cybertruck had during its debut. A Tesla Cyber-Roadster (render) looks super Dope 😍😍😍 …