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electric carsTesla Has Best First Quarter Ever Despite Coronavirus Shutdowns

Tesla produced almost 103,000 vehicles and delivered approximately 88,400 vehicles. This is Tesla’s best ever first-quarter performance. Model Y production started in January and deliveries began in March, significantly ahead of schedule. The Shanghai factory continued to achieve record levels …

electric carsTesla Model Y in the Wild

I spotted my first Tesla Model Y being driven in the wild. It was in Lafayette, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. Tesla Model Y deliveries started about 2 weeks ago, but there has also been the shelter in …

batteriesTesla Shanghai Production for the Rest of 2020

Tesla Shanghai factory experts and key investors exchanged conference calls and the production level information from the call from Shengang Securities was obtained by Ranjing Finance, on March 1, 2020. Current production capacity of the first phase of the Tesla …

batteryNew Expansion of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Should More Than Double Production

The piling and foundation work of the new phase of the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory is expected to be completed this month. It appears to be larger than the first phase of the Shanghai Gigafactory which had 150,000 cars per year …

batteriesTesla China Starts Shanghai Gigafactory 3 Phase 2 to Build Model Y

Tesla China has started construction on Phase 2 of Gigafactory 3 Shanghai. This will likely support Tesla Model Y production. This work started immediately after Phase 1.5 which was for the Battery and Powertrain workshop. In a video, Jason Yang …

electric carsTesla Semi Factory Possibly Added at Nevada Gigafactory

Electrek reports that Tesla added a large new building besides its Gigafactory in Nevada. They were told that the new building will be used for Tesla Semi production. This has not been officially confirmed. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific …

batteriesTesla Will Also Use Local China Batteries

Tesla is in advanced stages of talks to use batteries without cobalt from CATL . Cobalt is one of the most expensive metals in electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries have lower energy density than current Tesla …

boring companyBoring Company Has Dug the Vegas Convention Center Tunnel

Boring Company has dug the Vegas Convention Center Tunnel. LVCC Loop will connect the LVCC New Exhibit Hall with the existing campus (North/Central/South Halls). Three stations locations will offer convenient access between key LVCC destinations and nearby transportation connections. Typical …

technologyTesla Model 3 Performs at Super Car Levels

Bolt on upgrades to a street-legal Tesla Model 3 almost matched the racetrack time for a Mclaren F1 car on the Tsukuba Circuit in Japan. The fastest recorded lap time at Tsukuba is a 1:00.3 by a Nissan Nismo GT-R. …

elon muskTesla Raising $2 Billion

Tesla announced plans to raise $2 billion (2.65 million shares) in a stock offering. Elon Musk did say two weeks ago in a quarterly conference call that Tesla did not need to raise capital. However, Tesla shares were about $500-600 …