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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla gets approval to start manufacturing in China

October 17, 2019

Via: Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, China’s industry ministry said on Thursday, as it granted the electric-vehicle maker a certificate it needs to start production in the country. The list was […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Despite decline, Tesla’s Model 3 clings to top spot in Norway

October 1, 2019

Via: Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s electric Model 3 remained Norway’s top-selling car in the third quarter, although its sales declined from earlier in the year, registration data showed on Tuesday. Tesla sold 3,300 Model 3s in Norway in July-September, beating […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla rival Nio tumbles after deliveries disappoint

September 24, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S.-listed shares of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) rival NIO Inc (NIO.N) tumbled more than 18% on Tuesday after the Chinese electric carmaker posted a drop in quarterly vehicle sales, blaming a cut in subsidies and weak demand. China has […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Automakers turn on style to try to switch SUV fans to electric

September 10, 2019

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Mercedes-Benz and Porsche are showcasing curvaceous, high-end electric sports cars at the Frankfurt auto show as part of an industry effort to counter Tesla, avert billions in European pollution fines and defuse complaints from climate activists. Germany’s […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

China will exempt Tesla cars from purchase tax

August 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will exempt Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) electric vehicles (EV) from purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on its website. China currently levies a 10% purchase tax on the sale of each vehicle. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China: source

August 23, 2019

Via: Reuters

The move represents a push by Tesla to diversify sources of the key component for its electric vehicles from its exclusive supplier, Japan’s Panasonic Corp (6752.T). Another source said LG Chem agreed to supply batteries for Tesla’s China plant, without […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla gains EV share in California

August 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Electric vehicles are poised to top 100,000 registrations in California this year as their share of the state’s light-vehicle market rose to 5.6 percent through June compared with 4.7 percent for all of 2018. That’s counter to a downward trend […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Tesla sued by family of Florida man killed in Autopilot crash

August 2, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. was sued for the second time in three months by the family of a car owner who was killed in a crash while using the driver-assistance system Autopilot. Jeremy Banner, 50, died when the Model 3 sedan he […]


Process, Production

Tesla prepares to boost production

July 10, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — Tesla is getting ready to increase electric-vehicle production, according to an internal email, after achieving record deliveries in the second quarter. The company is “making preparations” to raise output at its plant in Fremont, California, Tesla’s automotive president, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings

June 28, 2019

Via: Reuters

The company said in a statement posted on its Weibo social media account that the joint investigation team had conducted an investigation and analysis of the battery, software, manufacturing data and vehicle history. The investigation found no system defect, and […]