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Cars Stories February 17

Hyundai to replace LG batteries in Korea [CONFIRMED]

According to media sources in Korea, Hyundai is about to enter into an agreement with their Domestic Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport to replace all of the batteries in its entire electric vehicle fleet.

Cars Stories February 14

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and EV announced with almost everything you asked for

After four long years, the Chevrolet Bolt EV has its mid-cycle refresh with lots of asked for features and gains a new, bigger sibling with Super Cruise – the Chevrolet Bolt EUV.

Cars Stories February 28, 2016

Tesla hires yet another chip architecture titan out of Apple’s PA Semi, feeding the rumor that it plans to design its own silicon

If there’s indeed a poaching chess game going on between Tesla and Apple, it would appear the automaker is winning in acquiring quality pieces. Just a few week after we exclusively reported that Tesla hired legendary chip architect Jim Keller as new “Vice-President of Autopilot Hardware Engineering”, we now learn that Keller is joined by former […]

Cars Stories February 29, 2016

BNEF report ‘EVs 35% of Global New Car Sales by 2040’ is ridiculously conservative

The Bloomberg New Energy Finance report that came out last week (press release at bottom) says that in 25 years, electric vehicles will make up just 35% of new car sales. That means that in a generation from now, 65% of people will still be buying petroleum-based cars. It is hard to imagine a world where […]

Elon Musk is involved in 3 of MIT’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2016

Elon Musk shines in MIT Technology Review’s recently published top 10 list of technology breakthroughs of 2016. According to the MIT, the list “identifies innovations from the past year that solve difficult problems or create powerful new ways of using technology”. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is directly involved in 3 of the 10 projects […]

Cars Stories March 1, 2016

Tesla is prepping its booth for the Geneva Motor show this week

After a few sightings in the Netherlands and Germany, the Tesla Model X is finally set to make its official European debut at the Geneva Motor Show later this week. The automaker shared of few pictures of its booth being prepared for the event.

Cars Stories March 2, 2016

After a small win in Indiana, Tesla is readying the troops for battle over direct sales in Utah and Connecticut

After a small win in Indiana, where a state Senate committee decided to table for further review a bill that would have prohibited Tesla to sell its cars directly to consumers and forced them to go through third-party auto dealerships, the automaker is readying to challenge the states of Utah and Connecticut over similar direct sale laws. Connecticut Senate […]

‘Tesla Model 3’ is trending on search engines – people want to see the long-range $35,000 all-electric sedan

There’s no doubting the excitement around the imminent unveiling of Tesla’s third generation car, the Model 3, on March 31st. Last week we reported that Tesla store employees are expecting waiting lines of people trying to get an early reservation in the morning, likely even before they get to see the vehicle. Additionally, we found out that […]

Cars Stories March 3, 2016

Tesla sends out official invites to a select few for Model 3 unveiling in Los Angeles

Tesla has yet to confirm exactly who will be able to attend the unveiling of the Model 3 on March 31st, but it did already invite the select few who won invitations through the automaker’s Model S referral program. Through those first invitations, we now learn that the event will be held in Los Angeles. You can […]

Tesla tripled the book value of its Supercharger network in 2015 to now $339 million [Updated]

Update: Tesla misreported and didn’t triple the book value of its Supercharger network By enabling long distance travel for its fleet of electric vehicles, Tesla’s Supercharger network of DC fast-charging stations is one of the company’s greatest assets, which is now reflected very clearly on the company’s balance sheet according to a recent SEC filing. In its […]

Model 3 unveiling is more important than ever for Tesla investors as short interest reaches record high ahead of the event

The stock market is currently heavily betting against Tesla ahead of the upcoming Model 3 unveiling later this month. The percentage of short interest on Tesla’s stock hit an all-time high of 27% this week despite the recent significant price per share decrease earlier in the year.

Cars Stories March 4, 2016

Nissan’s LEAF sales are still disappointing in the US – down 22% in February

Despite the arrival of the 2016 models and especially with the new 30 kWh battery pack, Nissan LEAF sales are still disappointing in the US. Nissan released this week its February sales report for and revealed that LEAF sales are down 22.4% versus the same period last year.

Independent design renderings show what a Tesla pickup truck could look like

Tesla’s current vehicle roadmap is fairly clear for the next few years. After unveiling the Model 3 later this month and launching it in 2017, Tesla is expected to launch a small crossover on the same platform called “Model Y”, then a next generation Roadster is expected to follow.

After the Roadster, things are not as clear, but a Tesla pickup truck is in the plans according to CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla gets a win in Utah over direct sales and will now take it to the Supreme Court

Tesla was opposing a bill in Utah this week that would have allowed the automaker to operate its store in Salt Lake City, but under some restrictions that the company wasn’t willing to accept. Rep. Kim Coleman, R-West Jordan, officially abandoned her efforts to pass the legislation yesterday and the bill was sent to interim study, […]

Cars Stories February 11, 2016

Musk Tweetstorms Model 3 signup details: March 31st stores, April 1st online, $1000 deposit, no Signature series, more

Never one to let a 2am opportunity to inform his fans of the upcoming Model 3 launch details, Tesla CEO Elon Musk again took to Twitter last night to shed some light on the finer points of the March 31st Model 3 unveiling and signups…

The Tesla Model X should reach its full production rate in Q2: Here’s what Elon Musk had to say about Tesla’s new SUV

During the conference call discussing Tesla’s fourth quarter financial results yesterday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was quite vague about the Model X’s current production ramp, but he did confirm that the vehicle should reach its full production rate of 1,000 units per week during the second quarter in just a few months. When asked about the current […]

Cars Stories February 12, 2016

Here’s what happens to the US mid-luxury market if the Tesla Model 3 does as well as the Model S

It’s rare for Tesla to disclose its sales per market, but it looks like they couldn’t resist the opportunity to highlight the Model S’ market performance in the U.S. during the earnings this week. The company confirmed 25,202 Model S sales in the U.S. in 2015, which gave the company a 25% market share, while […]

Cars Stories February 15, 2016

Tesla is implementing a new custom end-to-end platform called ‘Tesla 3DX’ to ramp up for the Model 3 and Tesla Energy

As Tesla is planning for significantly higher volume products in the near future, the Model 3 and Tesla Energy products, the company is implementing a new custom end-to-end workflow system across the organization with a focus on “product platform, engineering and manufacturing efficiency, small teams and IT”, according to a presentation by Tesla Director of […]

Tesla highlights winter driving with the Model S as Northeast remains an “under-penetrated” market [Videos]

During the conference call discussing Tesla’s fourth quarter financial results last week, CEO Elon Musk called the Northeast region of the US an “under-penetrated” market for the company. It could be attributed to a less important retail presence in the region, but also to a negative perception of electric vehicle performance in winter conditions. Tesla […]

Tesla and Radio Flyer introduce a $500 “Model S for Kids” [Gallery and Video]

The maker of the popular red toy wagon, Radio Flyer, announced today a “Model S for Kids” in partnership with Tesla Motors. The toy ride-on car uses li-ion batteries and has reportedly been developed in collaboration with the automaker.

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