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October 1

Tesla enters African market with its first Superchargers

Tesla has deployed its first two Supercharger stations in Morocco, marking its first entry in the African market. Supercharger stations are generally the first step toward Tesla entering a new market.

October 21

Tesla announces plans to triple the size of Supercharger network within 2 years

Tesla has announced plans to triple the size of the Supercharger network within the next two years. It’s an ambitious goal, but the automaker has fallen short of its growth goals for the fast-charging network in the past.

October 8

Tesla’s CCS adapter is finally coming

Tesla owners outside of Europe should finally be able to use public CCS fast-charging stations, as the automaker’s CCS to Tesla proprietary plug adapter is finally coming.

October 12

Tesla is deploying the first Megacharger to charge its Tesla Semi electric truck

Tesla has been spotted deploying the first Megacharger to charge its upcoming Tesla Semi electric truck at Gigafactory Nevada.

October 19

Tesla launches CCS adapter in Korea, confirms coming to North America ‘soon’

Tesla has finally launched its new CCS adapter, but it’s only available in South Korea for now. However, the automaker has also confirmed that it is coming to North America “soon.”

October 22

Electric vehicle (EV) charging standards and how they differ

As more and more consumers make the green decision to forego their combustion engines for electric vehicles, they may not be as in tune with charging standards. kW, voltage, and amps might sound like jargon compared to miles per gallon, but these are essential units to understand to get the most efficiency out of your […]

Interview: Shell Greenlots COO Tannaz Banisadre talks Plug and Charge, bringing 500,000 charging stations online

This week, I got to sit down with Tannaz Banisadre, COO of Greenlots, a company that was acquired by oil and energy behemoth Shell almost two years ago. Obviously, with all that the oil industry has done in the past to sabotage the adoption of EVs, we were skeptical…

Podcast: Tesla record earnings, new Cybertruck prototype, Tesla Twitter goes after new NTHSA advisor, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s record earnings, a new Cybertruck prototype, Tesla Twitter going after a new NTHSA advisor, and more. Sponsored by Electrify America: Discover all the new and innovative ways that Electrify America is providing freedom for electric […]

October 19

Taiga launches off-road electric vehicle charging network to power emission-free adventures

Taiga Motors, an electric snowmobile and watercraft manufacturer, announced today that it is launching its own off-road electric vehicle charging network.

October 20

Tesla (TSLA) releases Q3 2021 results: delivers on high expectations

Tesla (TSLA) has released its financial results and shareholders letter for the third quarter of 2021 after market close today. We are updating this post with all the details from the financial results, shareholders’ letter, and the conference call later tonight. Refresh for the latest information.

October 2

Quick Charge Podcast: October 2, 2021

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

October 6

Tesla pushes update to improve new yoke steering wheel experience and more

Tesla has started pushing a new software update to improve its new yoke steering wheel experience in the Model S alongside a few other new features.

October 4

Tesla claims Rivian is stealing ‘trade secrets’ about its ‘next-gen battery’ in expanding lawsuit

Tesla, which is already suing Rivian and former employees hired by the electric pickup truck startup, is expanding its lawsuit against the company. It now claims that Rivian is stealing its “trade secrets” about battery technology.

September 20

My very first Tesla, two months later: Here’s how it’s going [Update]

My first Tesla was delivered on June 29, one day before the end of the second quarter (wink, wink, Tesla). So that means my husband and I have now been driving our Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus for two months. Here’s how it’s going. (Oh, and our car’s name is Nigel, since a couple […]

October 16

VW CEO Herbert Diess invites Elon Musk to talk on how Tesla innovates quickly

Herbert Diess, CEO of VW, invited Tesla CEO Elon Musk to call in to an internal conference with 200 VW executives in an effort to spur further innovation from his company. The two auto execs continue to have a beyond cordial relationship after Musk tried to hire Diess to become Tesla’s CEO.

August 27

Tesla allows you to go off-grid in one press with new mobile app

Tesla is now allowing Powerwall owners to go off-grid in just a simple press through its new mobile app.

August 31

NIO begins ES8 test drives in Norway

NIO began offering test drives yesterday to consumers in Norway of its ES8 electric SUV, ahead of deliveries to the Scandinavian country later this year. With early test drive reservations already locked up, Norwegians can now experience NIO’s flagship electric SUV on off-road terrain and on an airport tarmac.

September 3

EGEB: Shell to install 50,000 EV chargers in the UK by 2025

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Shell’s ubitricity will install 50,000 on-street EV chargers in the UK. Two New York State villages have launched an opt-out community choice solar program. EV charging company Wallbox launches an “ultrafast public charger.” UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region […]

August 25

Tesla releases new version of its mobile app with UI refresh and tons of new features

Tesla is releasing today version 4 of its mobile app, and it has a significant user interface refresh as well as a ton of new features.

August 30

GAC-Aion unveils 480 kW fast charger, well below previously rumored 600 kW

Chinese EV manufacturer GAC Aion has officially debuted its A480 fast charger, capable of charging its upcoming Aion V SUV from 30-80% in under five minutes. While still impressive, the fast charger’s top charging power of 480 kW sits well below rumors last week speculating this debut would showcase a 600 kW charger.

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