Ford Europe CEO trolls Tesla’s 7,000 vehicles/week production milestone

Ford Europe CEO Steven Armstrong took to Twitter recently to pour some cold water on Tesla’s production milestone for Q2 2018. Responding to Elon Musk’s tweet congratulating the Tesla team for producing 7,000 vehicles —   comprised of 5000 Model 3 and 2,000 Model S & X — in a single week, Armstrong retorted sharply, mocking […]

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Tesla Model 3 takes on Pikes Peak hill climb in performance and range test

An unmodified Tesla Model 3 took on the famed climb to the 14,000-ft summit of Pikes Peak, the site of one of the most intense hill climb events in the automotive world. As noted by the Model 3’s owner, the compact electric car handled the 12.42-mile climb flawlessly, with no signs of performance degradation. The […]

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Tesla releases Q2 2018 production numbers: 28,578 total Model 3, 5,031 in one week

During the final week of the second quarter, Tesla managed to produce 5,031 Model 3 and 1,913 Model S & X. Tesla’s Q2 2018 production totaled 53,339 vehicles, a 55% increase from the first quarter, making it the most productive quarter in the company’s history so far. Model 3 production, which reached a total of […]

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Tesla registers 6,100 new Model 3 VINs amid continued production push

Tesla has registered 6,160 new Model 3 VINs, amid the company’s continued production ramp for the compact electric car. With the latest batch of new vehicle identification numbers, Tesla has filed a total of 62,557 Model 3 to date. The recent registrations were shared on Twitter by @Model3VINs, a group that tracks Tesla’s filings for […]

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Tesla partner Panasonic will add funding to Gigafactory if needed, says exec

On the heels of news that Tesla has managed to hit its target of producing 5,000 Model 3 per week, Panasonic Corp, the company’s battery partner, has stated that it would consider additional investment in the Nevada Gigafactory if requested by the electric car maker. According to Yoshio Ito, the chief of Panasonic’s automotive business, […]

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Tesla Model 3 production hits 5k/week, 7k including Model S & Model X

Tesla has managed to scale Model 3 production to 5,000 vehicles per week. As noted by Elon Musk in an email to employees, Tesla did not only produce 5,000 Model 3 in seven days; it was also able to maintain the pace of 2,000 vehicles per week for the Model S and Model X. The […]

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Tesla Model 3 production hits 5k/week, 7k including Model S & Model X

Tesla has managed to scale Model 3 production to 5,000 vehicles per week. As noted by Elon Musk in an email to employees, Tesla did not only produce 5,000 Model 3 in seven days; it was also able to maintain the pace of 2,000 vehicles per week for the Model S and Model X. The […]

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Veteran test driver on next-gen Tesla Roadster: ‘the world will be a better place if that car does get built’

Emile Bouret, the man behind the wheel of the next-gen Roadster during the vehicle’s test drives last November, recently called on all car enthusiasts to support the upcoming all-electric supercar. According to the veteran test driver, vehicles like the next-generation Roadster have the potential to make the automotive world a “better place,” considering that it […]

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Tesla Model S P100D battles Turbo Mercedes C63S AMG in drag race

A Tesla Model S P100D went head-to-head in a quick quarter-mile race against a Mercedes C63S AMG. Despite a poor launch off the line, giving up a head start to the German-made performance coupe, the American-made all-electric luxury family sedan proved powerful enough to finish the race in dominating fashion. The race between the Model […]

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Ex-Tesla employee accused of sabotage is crowdfunding $500k to support legal battle

Former Tesla employee and alleged saboteur Martin Tripp is taking the next step in his fight against the Elon Musk-led company. Just recently, Tripp started a crowdfunding campaign to raise half a million dollars for his legal fees and possible travel expenses as he prepares to face the electric car maker in court. The GoFundMe […]

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