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China customs lifts suspension on Tesla Model 3 imports

March 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s customs authority has lifted its suspension on imports of Tesla’s Model 3, an official in the authority’s news department told Reuters on Thursday. “We can confirm that the warning notice on Tesla has been canceled,” said […]


Design &Planning, Process

Tesla says it plans to boost charger network

March 7, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. sait it plans to update its charging network to halve typical wait times as the Model 3 fleet grows larger and rivals like Porsche ready their own powerful infrastructure. After doubling power at Tesla’s stations and vehicles preheating […]


Regulations

Musk hires new lawyer to defend SEC case

March 1, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Elon Musk has turned to former Enron Corp. prosecutor John C. Hueston to fend off the Securities and Exchange Commission’s bid to punish him for allegedly violating a court order that he can’t tweet material information about Tesla Inc. without […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

What If Elon Musk Took Manufacturing Cars Seriously?

February 7, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Tesla is one of the most amazing success, and failure, stories in the history of automotive. There were a good many mavericks who tried to revolutionize auto, only to fail dramatically, such as the Tucker 48. But Tesla was even […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla looks to develop an electric Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, reigniting an old partnership

February 7, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

A recent tweet has reignited talks between Daimler and electric vehicle leader Tesla. Following founder Elon Musk’s recent comments regarding the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van, claiming it to be “a great van,” both parties are looking at releasing an electric version […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Why autonomous vehicles may prove a must-buy for the elderly

February 4, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

There is so much going on in the automobile industry regarding self-driving vehicles at the moment. Tesla has already tested its driverless autopilot system on roads across the UK, Google is trialing its automated technology in real-world situations and both […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla begins sales of cheaper Model 3 car variant in China

February 1, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc said it will start taking orders in China on Friday for a lower-priced version of its Model 3 car, as it seeks to accelerate China sales hit by trade friction between […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla gets approval to start delivering Model 3 in Europe

January 21, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Tesla received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker’s top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Deliveries should start in February for the Long Range […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla cuts jobs as it looks to make Model 3 more affordable

January 18, 2019

Via: Reuters

The company, which has struggled to achieve long-term profitability and keep a tight lid on expenses, also said it expects fourth-quarter profit to be lower than the previous quarter. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the need for lower-priced versions […]


Design &Planning, Process

Tesla to start delivering Model 3 to China buyers in March

January 4, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker’s chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about […]