Today

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to launch its first all-electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up, the EQC all-electric SUV. Now we’ve got a look at the all-electric powertrain that the company developed for the vehicle and other upcoming EVs. expand full story

Tesla claims that Model 3 production is now steadily at over 5,000 units per week and it is ramping up production up to 10,000 units per week at a slower pace.

The company has reportedly invited financial analysts to visit the Fremont factory and one of them came out with a very positive outlook on the current production ramp. expand full story

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is rolling back its plan for its first test tunnel in West Hollywood announced earlier this year and instead, the startup is announcing a new tunnel and ‘Loop’ system to get to the Dodger Stadium in just about 4 minutes. expand full story

Yesterday

Martin Tripp, the self-proclaimed Tesla whistleblower who Tesla CEO Elon Musk has described as a “saboteur”, is now trying to back his claims with what he is presenting as evidence, including the vehicle identification numbers (VIN) of Model 3 vehicles, which he claimed were delivered with punctured battery cells inside their battery packs.

Update: Tesla has denied the claim in a statement to Electrek. expand full story

Bollinger has been keeping us excited about its B1 all-electric utility truck throughout its development program as it attempts to bring the vehicle to production.

In the latest development, the EV startup unveils a front fascia refresh for better aerodynamic performance. expand full story

The Tesla Model 3 is having a major impact on the automotive market. Some established automakers are taking it very seriously and getting their hands on the vehicle for benchmarking and reverse-engineering.

Volvo is apparently adding itself to the list as it was spotted with a Model 3 in Sweden. expand full story

Green Deals: WORX 20V 13-inch Electric Lawn Mower $170 (Reg. $250+), more

Today only, the official WORX eBay storefront offers its WG779 20V 13-inch Lawn Mower for $169.99 shipped when promo code POPULAR has been applied during checkout. For comparison, it has a list price of $280 which it still fetches at Amazon. Today’s deal is the best available. Drop the gas and oil mess for this electric option. Includes two batteries and a charger. The WORX lineup has solid ratings across the board.

Tesla’s (TSLA) stock just took a tumble after a report came out about the SEC issuing subpoenas at the automaker over Elon Musk’s claims that the funding for the take-private move is “secured”. expand full story

The Porsche Mission E, the German automaker’s first all-electric car, is now the Taycan, but we have never truly seen it yet.

We have seen the Mission E concept on which the production version will be based and a few camouflaged test mules.

Now, someone managed to get very close to one of those Porsche Taycan electric test mules – giving us our best look at the prototype yet. expand full story

Tesla’s two biggest institutional investors and longtime backers of the electric automaker have significantly divested from their large positions in TSLA. expand full story

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