Tesla is performing Model Y Giga Press casting tests at Texas factory: rumor

Tesla’s Giga Texas production facility is rumoredly undergoing some test runs of the Model Y’s rear, one-piece casting months ahead of its scheduled initial production phases, according to some close to the project. Tesla has spent the last year developing land and constructing its largest Gigafactory production facility to date in Austin, Texas. In what […]

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Tesla Giga Berlin slated for late-Summer start: Economic Minister reiterates production dates

Tesla Giga Berlin will begin producing cars in late-Summer or early-Fall. After a meeting with the Economic Committee of the Landtag, Brandenburg Economic Minister Jörg Steinbach said that there shouldn’t be major delays as previously reported. Steinbach first confirmed to Teslarati last week that Giga Berlin would be slated for a late-Summer or early-Autumn start after […]

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Tesla Model Y tops China’s electric SUV segment despite April challenges

Tesla China had a challenging month in April, with drama ensuing in the Shanghai Auto Show due to a high-profile protest and the Model Y line being shut down for two weeks to make way for upgrades. Yet despite these headwinds, the Tesla Model Y still proved to be a formidable player in China’s electric […]

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Tesla China’s average April not something to ‘get hung up on’: Piper Sandler

Tesla China’s average sales figures in April are not something to “get hung up on,” according to the analysts at Wall Street firm Piper Sandler. Tesla’s performance in sales in April in China wasn’t typical for the electric automaker, as figures from the Chinese Passenger Car Association showed that Tesla had successfully sold 25,845 units […]

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NIO gains advantage after Chinese Government favors battery swapping for EVs

The Chinese Government is seemingly supporting the construction of more battery swapping centers as part of the country’s growing electric vehicle infrastructure. The government’s support for battery swapping systems gives NIO an advantage in the Chinese car market.  In April 2020, China’s Ministry of Finance announced that EV subsidies would be extended until the end […]

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Tesla (TSLA) could rally up to $1000 this year if China demand remains strong: report

Wedbush analyst Dan Ives believes TSLA could soar back up to $1,000 in 2021 because demand in China remains strong. However, the global semiconductor-chip shortage could be a temporary setback for Tesla. Ives has an “Outperform” rating for TSLA stock with a $1,000 price target. TSLA closed at $629.04 on Monday, down 6.44% compared to […]

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Tesla raises Model 3 and Model Y prices anew after selling out Q2 production capacity

Amidst reports that Tesla has already sold out its full second quarter production capacity, the electric car maker implemented a new round of price increases for the Model 3 and Model Y, its two most popular vehicles. The latest round of price adjustments adds $500 to the cost of the Model 3 Standard Range Plus, […]

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Tesla Model Y taxi fleet coming to NYC yellow cab industry thanks to Gravity

Tesla Model Y yellow cabs may be cruising through New York City (NYC) streets soon, thanks to Gravity’s efforts. The NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) recently approved its pilot program to introduce more battery electric vehicles (BEVs) to the yellow taxi industry. Gravity means to participate in TLC’s BEV pilot program with a fleet […]

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Tesla’s START program is giving people great jobs and rewarding careers

Tesla CEO Elon Musk once said that college “is basically for fun and to prove that you can do your chores, but they’re not for learning.” However, a program that is offered by Tesla at Miami-Dade College in Florida that teaches prospective mechanics how to properly service Tesla’s EVs is making quite the name for […]

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Tesla’s market share in a critical area is set for a huge boost: analyst

Tesla’s market share as a manufacturer is set for a huge boost in Europe, according to Matthias Schmidt of the European Electric Car Report. After having a steady decline in Europe since 2019 due to the emergence of other automakers introducing electric models, Tesla is expected to rebound nicely and retake its dominance in the […]

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