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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.

Tesla Stories Yesterday

A Tesla Model X driver died of his injuries earlier today after his vehicle caught on fire in a crash on the highway in the Bay Area.

Following the accident, Tesla assisted in the removal of the battery pack that caught on fire. expand full story

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla Model 3 production appears to move forward in a big way, Porsche slowly reveals more information effort about its electrification, the Boring Company push forward in two infrastructure projects, and more.

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Elon Musk got onboard with the ‘Delete Facebook’ movement amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal and deleted Tesla’s Facebook page, which had millions of followers, as well as SpaceX’s page. expand full story

There’s just over a week left in the first quarter 2018 and for Tesla, Model 3 deliveries will make all the difference as Model S and Model X deliveries are expected to drop from last quarter’s record.

Now several data points indicate that Tesla is making a big push with the Model 3 this week. expand full story

When Tesla introduced its Supercharger network, it was not only the most powerful charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, but the company also made it free to use for its customers.

Porsche now says that Tesla’s approach is not sustainable and they will go a different way with their own charging infrastructure for the upcoming Mission E. expand full story

Tesla Stories March 22

As we reported yesterday, Tesla started the Model 3 launch in Canada this week and today, the first invitations to configure were sent out to current Tesla owners.

It gives us our first look at the Tesla Model 3 Canadian configurator with the price structure and availability. expand full story

Tesla has been guiding “major growth” for its energy storage division in 2018 and the projects enabling that growth keep being announced.

The latest one is another large Powerpack project in Australia. expand full story

We knew that Elon Musk’s Boring Company is planning to use Tesla’s technology for the powertrain of its “electric skate” system, but now they are apparently also using Tesla’s technology in a different way.

Musk released a video of a Model X electric SUV pulling 250,000 lbs muck rail cars out of the Boring Company’s tunnel in Los Angeles. expand full story

Tesla Stories March 21

Tesla is finally starting to launch the Model 3 outside of the US for the first time – starting in Canada as previously announced.

The automaker is starting to send invites for configuration this week and it confirmed the Canadian price. expand full story

The Tesla Model 3 is captivating the entire auto industry from the close to 500,000 people who reserved the vehicle to other automakers who want to learn from it.

Now, a Model 3 was spotted being tested on Ford’s campus. expand full story

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