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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 have been talking a lot about a Tesla station wagon lately since not one but two aftermarket modification companies are working on it.

Now one of those two companies has completed the very first working Model S station wagon. expand full story

Tesla Stories December 15

Tesla is introducing a new ‘fair use’ policy for its Supercharger network today. This is to deter the commercial use of its charging stations, which has become a problem in some markets, and to focus on the original intended use of the Supercharger network: enabling long-distance travel in electric vehicles.

The automaker says that any new or used Tesla vehicles purchased after today and is used for commercial purposes cannot use any Tesla Supercharger worldwide.  expand full story

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we are discussing the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla being on track for record deliveries this quarter according to our latest report, Model 3 production increasing, Tesla Semi and its new competitor, and much more. expand full story

Tesla started shipping a new mobile connector with the Model 3 earlier this year.

Today, Tesla made the device – pictured above – its new standard mobile connector for all its vehicles and they are calling it “Gen 2”. expand full story

Tesla appears to be increasing the rate at which it sends out batches of Model 3 configuration invitations to regular customers. expand full story

Tesla Stories December 14

Tesla just opened a new store and service center in Malmö, Sweden – just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark – and the building caught on fire today. expand full story

After Tesla started taking reservations for its new electric truck, a surprising number of those pre-orders were coming from Canada.

Now we learn that fleet operators and truck drivers in Ontario, Canada’s biggest province, are going to have access to an important incentive. expand full story

Tesla releases full video of Semi and Roadster unveiling event

Apparently, some people had issues with the livestream of Tesla’s Semi and Roadster unveiling event last month and the company didn’t release the video like it generally does after an event.

But now a month later, they’ve released a newly edited version.

A taxi company operating in Amsterdam was an early adopter of electric vehicles and built the largest fleet of Tesla taxis (167 Model S sedans) back in 2014.

Now, they are updating their fleet, resulting in a lot of used Tesla vehicles going on the market in the Netherlands. expand full story

Last month, we reported on a gas company in the Netherlands claiming to have converted a Tesla Model S to a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain.

We were skeptical for a few reasons, but now they have actually unveiled the prototype. expand full story

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