Tesla is poised to survive 2020’s worst economic shocks; other automakers, not so much

Just before being proven wrong by Tesla’s first-quarter delivery and production numbers, TSLA bears were hard at work, spreading the now-aging narrative that the company’s electric cars will soon see a drop in demand. Hours before Tesla released its numbers, short-seller Jim Chanos even remarked that he remains “maximum short TSLA,” arguing that the company […]

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Tesla slays expectations, delivers over 88,000 cars in the first quarter


Tesla pulled off a massive upset, announcing record first-quarter deliveries despite disruptions due to the coronavirus crisis. Analysts were expecting to see a delivery figure of around 77,000 vehicles for Q1 2020. The Great Electrifier delivered 88,400, its best first-quarter performance ever. The production figure was 102,672 vehicles, just a shade off the record of… Read more »

Tesla (TSLA) surges after beating Q1 estimates with Model 3/Y deliveries

Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) is on a tear after the electric car maker exceeded expectations by delivering a total of 88,400 vehicles in the first quarter, rising up to 15% on Friday’s pre-market. The figures were impressive considering the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic in March. They were also around 10% more than Wall St’s […]

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Tesla China is sending out a ‘mysterious’ letter, hinting at potential Model 3 update

A recent post from Tesla China’s official Weibo account appears to be teasing an upcoming major announcement, with the electric car maker sending out a “mysterious” letter to its community. Based on Tesla China’s upload, it appears that something significant will be revealed or announced tomorrow.  The Weibo post is comprised of a dark poster […]

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Tesla’s Supercharger V3 ramp in Europe is about to hit Ludicrous Mode

It appears that Tesla’s Supercharger V3 ramp in Europe is accelerating, with a shipment of new stalls from Giga New York set to arrive in the region within the coming weeks. These Supercharger stalls may very well be used by Tesla to build some of the region’s first permanent V3 installations.  Back in January, Tesla […]

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Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai completes foundation buildout in gigantic Phase 2 zone

The progress of Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai is one for the record books. While Gigafactory 1 in Nevada has remained roughly 30% complete for a few years now, the first phase of Giga Shanghai was completed in less than a year since its groundbreaking ceremony. Now, the facility’s massive Phase 2 area is under construction, and […]

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Tesla Model Y power reading shows Model 3 Performance can get even quicker

Tesla Model Y Performance is higher than that of the Model 3 Performance, according to measurements of power output from the vehicle’s dual electric motors. Brooks Weisblat of the DragTimes YouTube channel measured each vehicle’s power output through a Bluetooth-enabled OBD2 interceptor dongle and the “scan me Tesla” app. Weisblat’s measurements of both motors on […]

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Tesla Giga Berlin ground leveling project quietly nears completion

It appears that Tesla is quietly nearing the completion of Gigafactory Berlin’s ground leveling activities. Despite the region being affected by the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, work in Gigafactory 4 seems to be continuing, and the progress of the site has been substantial.  Images taken from Tesla enthusiasts documenting the Giga Berlin site indicate that the […]

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Tesla Autopilot details for Traffic Light and Stop Sign detection leaked

To attain full self-driving and deploy a fleet of the Robotaxis as intended by CEO Elon Musk, Tesla would need to master how its vehicles respond to stop lights and stop signs. Fortunately, it appears that Tesla is making a lot of headway towards attaining this feature, if the recently-released manual for the function is […]

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