Custom Tesla Model S shooting brake headed for Geneva


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The Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion designed by Niels van Roij from London will be released next month at the stand of the design house at the Geneva Motor Show. But some things have changed since we saw the completed conversion last May. In an e-mail, Van Roij tells Autoblog that RemetzCar, the Dutch […]

February 21, 2019

Nio, China rival to Tesla, says U.S. head to step down


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Warrior joined Nio in 2015, formerly called NextEV, and led with founder and CEO William Li to become one of China's most legitimate challengers in the global race to develop electric vehicles. SHANGHAI – The American head of Nio Inc., an electric car manufacturer who is seen as one of the main Chinese rivals of […]

November 30, 2018

Tesla cuts prices in China to ease tariff hit


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A Tesla showroom in Beijing in July. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG BEIJING – Tesla Inc. cuts the price of the Model X and Model S in China by a shift in strategy, which will be more affected by the tariffs related to a caustic trade war between China and the United States. The electric car manufacturer […]

November 22, 2018

Tesla launches vehicle reservations in China


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A Tesla Model 3 to be seen during the auto show in Beijing in 2018. Photo credit: REUTERS Tesla Inc. has begun accepting orders for its Model 3 sedan in China for a down payment of 8,000 yuan ($ 1,153), according to the Chinese car manufacturer's website. CEO Elon Musk said: "Probably some deliveries in […]

November 16, 2018

Why Elon Musk is tweeting about more trucks at Tesla


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Musk said in September that Tesla had moved from "production hell" to "liberation hell". Photo credit: BLOOMBERG SAN FRANCISCO – Elon Musk is apparently mapping what he calls "delivery logistics hell" by making acquisitions and contracting more car libraries. The CEO of Tesla Inc. on Thursday that Model 3s ordered in the US will be […]

November 16, 2018

Tesla Model 3 key fob costs $150


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We knew that a Tesla Model 3 keychain would come thanks to an FCC application, now it's available for purchases via the EV-maker's website for $ 150. Or at least it was – the sleek, black clicker with the Tesla logo is already sold out. But, as Electrek points out, the miniature device has a […]

November 14, 2018

Why Tesla, GM and Nissan are working together


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The Chevrolet Bolt Photo credit: REUTERS WASHINGTON – Tesla Inc. and other car manufacturers who want to lose access to a lucrative tax benefit for electric vehicles are working together on a new lobby to extend the federal incentive. The EV Drive Coalition, which also includes General Motors and Nissan Motor Co. will launch Tuesday […]

November 13, 2018

Tesla receives SEC subpoena over Model 3 production


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UPDATED: 11/2/2018 11:57 am ET Tesla Inc. said on Friday that it received a summons from the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding Model 3 production prognoses that the maker of the electric car made in 2017. Tesla has repeatedly missed production deadlines for the Model 3 sedan and is being investigated by multiple government agencies […]

November 2, 2018