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Elon Musk shares first look at Tesla Model 3 white seats at factory

Reddit Email Comments<p>Elon Musk recently shared an image of Tesla’s Model 3 seats in volume, showcasing rows upon rows and floors upon floors filled …

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‘Almost 1,000’ Tesla Model 3 vehicles spotted in transit ahead of critical end of the quarter

Tesla is now reportedly producing Model 3 at a rate of over 3,500 units per week and it is attempting to push that to 5,000 units by the end of the month.<p>Where those vehicles are going is also highly important as Tesla is about to hits its 200,000th delivery in the US, which would trigger the …

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rivaling i4 to arrive 2020 with 700-km range

BMW confirmed it will build an i4 four-door coupe by 2020 to take on Tesla‘s Model 3, though with a much greater range topping out at between 550 km …

Auto Shows

Tesla releases important Model 3 update with Summon feature, cabin overheat protection and WiFi

Tesla started pushing a new software update to its fleet of vehicles this week. We reported on the features for Model S and Model X vehicles, but we now learn that the update is even more significant for Model 3.<p>Model 3 vehicles on the new software update now have access to Autopilot’s Summon …

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Spy shots inside Tesla's giant tent suggest assembly line buildout in progress

Reddit Email Comments<p>Spy shots taken of Tesla’s giant tent at Fremont show that the buildout of the company’s new Model 3 assembly line is still …

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See If All Of This Fits Into A Tesla Model 3

…as owner gets ready for a road trip.<p>Summer is here and for many of us, that means road trips as we take advantage of accumulated vacation time. …

Tesla Model 3

New Research Proves Tesla Model 3 Brakes Not Yet Best-In-Class

We have a third source confirming that Tesla has improved Model 3 braking distance, however, it’s not yet “Better Than Any Remotely Comparable …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla’s new Model 3 assembly line inside a ‘tent’ is ‘way better’ and cheaper than other line, says Elon Musk

Tesla’s new Model 3 general assembly line at the Fremont factory is creating a small controversy in the Tesla community because it is being built inside a building that appears to be a tent, which is not standard in the industry.<p>CEO Elon Musk has now commented on the project and said that the new …

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Has Tesla Changed How It Controls Front & Rear Motors For Model 3?

The theory is that the rear motor is now the “cruise” motor which is opposite to Model S.<p>Consider this a bit of speculative forward thinking. Tesla …

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Mini Exec Says Going Electric Is Proving To Be A Challenge

It comes as no surprise that MINI is finding it difficult to fit batteries into its upcoming electric variant.<p>The upcoming MINI E could arguably be …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk Hints Production Report Will Shock Skeptics

Elon Musk has thrown down the gauntlet for Tesla stock short sellers. The CEO wrote on his Twitter page Sunday that the sellers have around three …

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Renault expands its electric vehicle-only stores to another location

Some of the legacy automakers who are really serious about electric vehicles are also trying to address the issues that come with selling both electric and gas-powered cars at dealerships.<p>Renault is exploring electric vehicle-only stores and after a successful pilot project in Stockholm, it is now …

Electric Vehicles

First Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Performance rolls off new assembly line

A month after unveiling the new dual motor and dual motor performance versions of the Model 3, Elon Musk confirmed that the first Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Performance rolled off the company’s new assembly line in Fremont today.<p>Earlier today, we reported on an email Musk sent to employees about the …

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Tesla Model 3 production update: Elon Musk will be ‘almost 24/7’ at factory to help fix a few bottlenecks

Tesla is currently pushing for Model 3 production to reach 5,000 units by the end of the quarter.<p>CEO Elon Musk gave a status update to employees. He said that all parts of the production process are now operating at over 3,500 units per week and he will stay “almost 24/7” at the Fremont factory to …

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Watch Tesla Model 3 Tear Up The Salt Flats

Truly the best way to be salty<p>The Bonneville Salt Flats are best known as a unique expanse of landscape on which many people have made their mark in …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla expands Model 3 display fleet to 17 more stores

Tesla managed to accumulate over 450,000 Model 3 reservations and most of the people who did reserve, they did it without ever seeing the car in person.<p>They will soon have the opportunity as Tesla significantly expands its Model 3 display fleet with 17 new stores today and more to come soon.<p>The …

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Apple Hires High-Profile Senior Waymo Engineer for Self-Driving Car Project

Apple has hired Jaime Waydo, an autonomous vehicle expert who previously worked as a senior engineer at Google's Waymo, reports <i>The Information</i>. An Apple spokesperson confirmed the hiring, but declined to provide details on what she would be working on.<p>Waydo, who served as head of systems …

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Has Tesla Fixed Model 3 Vampire (Phantom) Drain Issue?

Is the issue with Tesla Model 3 Phantom drain resolved? What about the Model S and X?<p>Not long ago, we shared Ben Sullins Tesla Model 3 range test, …

Tesla Model 3

Two Months In, A Video Look Back At Tesla Model 3 Issues / Service

This owner shares what he’s encountered in the first six months of Tesla Model 3 ownership.<p>New Tesla Model 3 owner Josh Teder from YouTube channel 6</i> …

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Renault invests over $1 billion to accelerate electric vehicle production in France

With the success of the Zoe, Renault has become a leader in electric vehicles in Europe.<p>Now the French automaker wants to keep the momentum going with an investment of over 1 billion euros to accelerate electric vehicle production in France.<p>The new plan includes several initiatives.<p>Renault listed …

Electric Vehicles

Watch Time-Lapse Video Of Tesla Model 3 Body Repair

Autocraft Bodywerks returns a poor wrecked Tesla to its former glory.<p>Related Stories<p>Since the launch of the Tesla Model 3, the company has been …

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Tesla (TSLA) stock rises with Model 3 delivery optimism

Tesla’s (TSLA) stock is surging today with an increase of 4% after the market opened following a note from a Wall Street analyst showing increasing optimism on Model 3 deliveries.<p>KeyBanc analyst Brad Erikson wrote in a note to clients today:<p>Our checks with sales centers indicate Model 3 deliveries …

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Tesla Model 3 & Model S Seats Compared

How do the driver’s seats in the Tesla Model 3 and Model S compare for a tall person?<p>Not only do we get a much closer look at the driver’s seats in …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model Y Could Eclipse The Model 3: What Elon Musk Has Said

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said enough about the Model Y to give those waiting in the wings some idea of what to expect.<p>Before we get to the facts (as communicated by Musk), here’s the best guesswork so far on what the car will be like.<p>It appears to be shaping <b>up as a scaled-down Model X</b> or a “Model …

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New Tesla Model 3 Battery Details & Images Released

It’s the most energy dense pack in the industry. We do the math to confirm.<p>First up, some highlights from the text below:<p><b>Exclusive photos</b> via Jack …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 On Verge Of Dramatically Disrupting Mercedes, BMW, & Audi

As the Tesla Model 3 gains significant production volume, with most of the 2018 deliveries going to US customers, other players in the US small and …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla says the Model 3 body line is now 95% automated

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that they made the mistake of being over ambitious when it comes to the automation of the Model 3 production line.<p>It contributed to a lot of issues with the early production ramp, but now Tesla is gradually going back to automation across various parts of the Model 3 …

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BMW i4 Rendered As 435-Mile Electric Sedan

The next-generation of BMW’s EVs could start with the mass-market i4.<p>The BMW i3 hatchback and handsome i8 sports car will soon be joined by a third …

Roadsters

Tesla Model Y Rendered, This Time Showing Its Rear

The lone teaser image of the Tesla Model Y that was released last evening now has taken on a more realistic appearance thanks to the skills of Miguel …

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Tesla will start Model 3 test drives in North American stores this month

The Model 3 production ramp is chugging along, with all production lines demonstrating the capability to produce 500 cars per day, according to CEO Elon Musk in today’s Tesla shareholder meeting. So now that the supply of cars coming out of the factory isn’t so scarce, the next question is: when …

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