Tesla CEO Elon Musk flips stance on China tariffs: ‘Things that…distort the market are not good’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk flipped his stance on China tariffs during a conference on Thursday. In January, Musk said that measures would need to be taken so that Chinese automakers did not “demolish” global competitors. Now, the Biden Administration is enforcing tariffs to prioritize U.S. manufacturing, and Musk believes they are the wrong step to […]

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Tesla FSD (Supervised) is close to hitting LHD countries: Elon Musk

Tesla has been aggressively promoting its Supervised Full Self-Driving (FSD) in North America in recent weeks, though a recent statement from CEO Elon Musk suggests that a launch of the software in other left-hand-drive (LHD) regions is imminent. While Tesla has seemingly been moving toward launching FSD in other countries over the past few years, […]

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Tesla China launches Enhanced Autopilot subscriptions

Tesla has launched subscriptions for Enhanced Autopilot (EAP) in China, as many expect that the company could soon launch its Full Self-Driving (FSD) in the country. On Friday, multiple sources reported that Tesla launched two subscription options for EAP in China, including the options for 699 yuan (~$98) a month, or 1,399 yuan (~$197) for […]

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Tesla launches Model 3 price cuts in other markets following the U.S.

Tesla has reduced the prices of its vehicles in multiple key markets around the world, after the automaker cut prices in the U.S. last week. On Friday, Tesla cut prices by around $2,000 across most of its lineup in the U.S., with the exception of the Model 3. Late on Sunday, Tesla followed the U.S. […]

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Renault CEO calls for Auto European plan to protect against ‘onslaught of EVs from China’

Renault CEO Luca de Meo released a 19-page open letter to Europe describing an auto European plan to protect against the ‘onslaught of electric vehicles (EV)’ coming from China.”  Meo stated that the center of the global automotive market has gravitated toward Asia. He pointed out that electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids account for 14% […]

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Nvidia expands partnerships with Chinese automakers

On Monday, March 18, Nvidia announced plans to expand its partnerships with BYD and other Chinese automakers. The software company is collaborating with Chinese automakers, building self-driving vehicles with AI-augmented infotainment systems.  Nvidia announced that it will work closer with BYD, which has become one of the world’s top electric vehicle manufacturers. The top Chinese […]

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Tesla China offers limited-time free paint upgrades for Model S and X

Tesla China has joined other markets in offering limited-time incentives on its vehicles, including discounts on paint and more. In multiple posts on Weibo in the last few weeks, Tesla has noted that it’s offering special, limited-time deals on paint colors and insurance subsidies for its Model S, 3, X and Y units, lasting until […]

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