Tesla Compared to BYD, NIO, XPeng for September 2021

Tesla produced 56,006 cars in China in September and produced about 34,000 cars in Fremont in September. Tesla delivered 241,000 EV cars in the third quarter. Tesla makes EVs exclusively. Tesla made 133000 cars in China in the third quarter and 109,000 cars in Fremont in the third quarter. Tesla made about 92000 cars in …

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Both Tesla Berlin and Austin Starting this Quarter and Each Will Ramp to 5000-10000 Cars Per Week in 2022

Elon Musk spoke at Tesla Berlin and said that the Gigafactory will start producing cars in November or December of this year. At the annual meeting, Tesla said that Texas would start producing this quarter. Structural battery packs, front castings and 4680 cells in packs were on display at GigaBerlin. They expect production to ramp …

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Biggest Private Companies Are Tik Tok’s Byte Dance and SpaceX

In July 2021, ByteDance reached a valuation of $425 billion for new private equity investors, according to Chinese technology news portal 36Kr. 36Kr showed three listings of stakes for sale in ByteDance. In 2020, ByteDance more than doubled revenue to $34.3 billion. It posted $2.1 billion in operating losses and logged 1.9 billion users across …

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ARC 100 MWe Modular Reactor Targets 2029 Start in New Brunswick Canada

ARC Clean Energy Canada CEO Bill Labbe says a 2029 start-up for an ARC-100 advanced small modular reactor in New Brunswick is aggressive but achievable target. The company is preparing to begin the second phase of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s Vendor Design Review (VDR) process. The Government of New Brunswick earlier this year announced …

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Full Modular Nuclear Reactor Mockup

A full-scale mock-up of the main vessels of the U-Battery advanced modular reactor (AMR), by U-Battery and Cavendish Nuclear, has demonstrated how the reactor can be built using modular techniques. The mock-up includes the reactor vessel, the intermediate heat exchanger vessel, and the u-shaped connecting duct, began in February 2020, Threlfall said at an event …

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Blue Origin Was Doomed from the Start

In 2018, Blue Origin paid consultants to tell them how to copy the success of SpaceX. Ars Technica reviewed the consultant’s advice and findings about rapid iterative testing and how motivated SpaceX employees were. There were other comments about customer focus and focus on achieving low cost. However, the main Blue Origin problems were no …

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Tesla Q3 Production 238,000 and Q3 Deliveries 241,000

In the third quarter, we produced approximately 238,000 vehicles and delivered over 241,000 vehicles. This was above the analyst estimates of 220k-230k. This puts Tesla’s year to date production at Production Deliveries 2020 510,187 499,647 Q1 180,338 184,877 Q2 206,421 201,304 Q3 237,823 241,300 YTD 623,582 627,481 Tesla China production and the early ramp of …

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