Check Out The Four Model 3 Motors That Power The Tesla Semi – Video

This time, KmanAuto goes “ninja” and delivers rare shots of the Tesla Semi’s “Beefy/Pumpkiny” drive units! The Tesla Semi likely has a battery pack that’s around 1 MWh, and it uses four independent electric motors. This gives the truck the power of ten top-of-the-line Model S vehicles and also makes…

Tesla Stockpiling A Bunch Model 3 Vehicles In Parking Garage – Video

Does Tesla have a previously unknown hiding place for finished vehicles and overflow or is there more to the story? Delivery ready Model 3 vehicles … or no? Not long ago, a parking garage in Playa Vista, California was discovered to have a slew of Tesla vehicles just hanging around….

Sneak peek at Tesla Semi’s four Model 3 electric motors and gearbox

While most of the Tesla Semi attention has been on its 500-mile range and the speculated 1 mega watt-hour battery pack that has the combined capacity of ten Model S 100D batteries, discussion about the semi-truck’s impressive quadruple drivetrain set up has remained sparse. The Tesla Semi has a single gear and uses four electric motors […]

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Tesla acquires factory automation specialist Perbix

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Tesla has announced plans to acquire Minnesota-based Perbix, which builds some of the equipment used at Tesla’s factories. Perbix, founded as a maker of machining equipment 41 years ago, has provided Tesla with automated tools, including a system that makes drive-unit rotors. Tesla also has Perbix equipment in its Nevada Gigafactory. “Perbix, which has been… Read more »

Tesla opens “Mega” Superchargers with lounge, food services, kid’s area, and pet amenity

Tesla has opened its largest U.S. Superchargers with an integrated and first of-its-kind customer lounge, food services and areas designated for families. The 40-stall Supercharger station in Kettleman City and Baker, CA are strategically located at halfway points between popular travel routes, connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco and Los Angeles with Las Vegas, respectively. […]

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Tesla Showdown: We got a Model 3 and compared it to a Model S [Video]

We’ve seen a handful of Tesla Model 3 review videos floating around — including an excellent hour-long, deep-dive into the car’s features by our friends at Model 3 Owners Club. That said, we just got a chance to conduct an in-depth evaluation of Model 3 for ourselves. It’s a fascinating car and in our view, […]

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Tesla Model 3 assembly line spotted in action at the Fremont factory

One Tesla owner managed to catch a glimpse of the Model 3 assembly line in action over the weekend while visiting the Tesla factory in Fremont, California. A short 2-second video posted to giphy shows a Model 3 conveyor moving the vehicle’s aluminum and high-strength steel body down the factory assembly line. Despite the video […]

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