Tesla Overview Updated September 17, 2019


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Tesla is a transportation and energy company. It sells vehicles under its ‘Tesla Motors’ division and stationary battery packs for home, commercial and utility-scale projects under its ‘Tesla Energy’ division.

The firm acquired its sister-company, solar installer SolarCity, in 2016. It is now part of its energy division.

The company is led by Elon Musk, who currently hold the roles of CEO, Co-founder, Chairman, and Product Architect.

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We’ve known for a while now that Tesla’s new Roadster is not a “priority,” but CEO Elon Musk has now made it clear that it won’t come until 2021.

Once it will be here though, Musk claims it will break the overall Nürburgring record. expand full story

Tesla CEO Elon Musk added some details about the upcoming Tesla Model S “Plaid” wth “7 seats” coming in October/November 2020. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 3 has passed an important government inspection needed before it can start production, which is supposed to be imminent. expand full story

Tesla’s testing of new Model S vehicles, including a 3-motor ‘Plaid’ Model S, continues at the Nürburgring racetrack and now a witness says that Tesla already crushed Porsche Taycan’s time. expand full story

Tesla Stories September 16

CEO Elon Musk says that Tesla is now expanding its service presence and capacity at “max speed” as the global fleet is rapidly growing. expand full story

We get our first look at Tesla V10’s new Netflix, YouTube, and Caraoke apps in action and they look surprisingly refined. expand full story

Tesla managed to build a giant building for its Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai in record time, but now it appears to be preparing an expansion ahead of the start of production. expand full story

Tesla Stories September 15

Tesla’s V10 software update is starting to make its way to owners in the early access program, and Electrek has obtained the descriptions and imagery.

We are getting our first look at release notes of the version 10 update and all its features.

It’s quite a massive update, so let’s get started… expand full story

Tesla has been having some issues with service lately, with long waits for some simpler fixes. These issues have been magnified by the internet, and by Tesla’s natural press/social media draw, making the situation seem quite dire when individual service horror stories are magnified by Tesla’s popularity.

But according to British magazine What Car?‘s annual reliability survey, Tesla is doing quite well when compared to other manufacturers. In a survey of 31 manufacturers, Tesla ranked 4th, with a score of 96.9%.

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Tesla Stories September 14

Elon Musk held a call with Tesla employees this week in which he emphasized that Tesla needs to move cars out of the factory faster in order to fix the automaker’s logistic problems.

He made several comparisons to Amazon. expand full story

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