Toyota receives $180M fine for allegedly violating EPA Clean Air Act requirements

The US Justice Department recently issued a $180 million penalty against Japanese carmaker Toyota over the company’s alleged violations to the reporting requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Act. The veteran automaker’s violations allegedly lasted for about a decade, from about 2005 to at least 2015.  According to the DOJ on Thursday, Toyota […]

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2021 Tesla Model 3 fit and finish goes under the critical eye of an automotive veteran

When automotive teardown specialist Sandy Munro first laid eyes on an early-production Tesla Model 3 almost three years ago, the veteran was extremely critical of the all-electric sedan’s fit and finish. Over the course of his analysis and as he tore down the Model 3 down to its nuts and bolts, however, Munro concluded that […]

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Tesla Model 3 in China the ‘heart and lungs’ of owning TSLA stock: Wedbush

Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) performance in China with its Model 3 sedan is now being called the “heart and lungs” of owning Tesla stock by Wedbush analysts Dan Ives and Strecker Backe. The Model 3 has been Tesla’s only vehicle in China for the past year until recently launched the Model Y. While the Model S […]

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Tesla is now offering its own Solar Inverter

Tesla has added a Solar Inverter to its sustainable energy product lineup, which effectively completes the company’s energy production and storage lineup. Until now, Tesla hadn’t offered an Inverter of its own, and third-party products were used. The new Tesla Inverter converts DC power from solar to AC power for home consumption. Using technology from […]

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Tesla Model Y third-row seats first impressions shared by EV owner

The seven-seat Tesla Model Y has been released, and while sightings of the vehicle in the wild are yet to be reported, it appears that the electric car maker has started displaying the option in some of its stores. Fortunately, some EV owners have taken it upon themselves to share their first impressions of the […]

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SpaceX returns to Starship program roots with new ‘test tank’ prototype

It’s now clear that SpaceX is preparing to return to the roots of its Starship program with the latest in a series of one-off ‘test tanks’ meant to qualify upgrades to the rocket’s design and production. Likely known as Starship SN7.2, the hardware will be the first standalone tank built and tested by SpaceX since […]

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Tesla Model S and Model X are disappearing from showrooms, further hinting at coming ‘refresh’

Recent reports from the electric vehicle community have indicated that some of Tesla’s showrooms are now lacking the Model S and Model X. These updates, coupled with the halt at the production line of the two flagship vehicles in the Fremont Factory last month, seems to suggest that an upcoming “refresh” of sorts is indeed […]

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Tesla China opens 5 Supercharger V3 stations simultaneously in 1 day

Tesla China opened 5 Supercharger V3 stations simultaneously in a single day in Ningbo, located in the northeast Zhejiang province. The additions to China’s ever-growing Supercharger network went online on Thursday. According to an announcement by the Tesla China Supercharger team via Weibo, a total of 48 V3 Superchargers went online on December 14 in […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E shipment spotted in Kansas City on its way to dealers

Ford appears to be well on its way towards starting customer deliveries of the Mustang Mach-E. As hinted at by recent photographs from the electric vehicle community, a shipment of the all-electric crossover has been spotted at the Kansas City Terminal, likely before being transported to Ford dealers.  The images of the Mustang Mach-E shipment […]

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Elon Musk’s Rise to Riches: How quickly the Tesla CEO Climbed the Wealth List

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the Richest Person in the World. But how did he get there? It wasn’t easy, but Musk’s rise to riches was quick as Tesla climbed in market capitalization, which fueled the CEO’s net worth gain. Musk officially passed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for the number 1 spot on January 7th, […]

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