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Tesla Prices Have Skyrocketed

Some models have seen $6,000 US (more than $10,000 in Canada) price increases. Tesla has not divulged the reason for the increases, but they are likely linked to raw material costs. Tesla’s gone and once again marked up its retail prices in North America....

Volkswagen Could Overtake Tesla in Global EV Sales as Soon as 2024, Report Says

Bloomberg intelligence claims Tesla will remain the leader for 18 more months Volkswagen already sells more EVs in Europe than Tesla, but its US sales are lagging behind The report places Chinese automaker BYD in third place and Ford in fourth Bloomberg Intelligence just...

The NHTSA Probe into Tesla Autopilot Now Extended to Over 830,000 Vehicles

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The American government is investigating multiple crashes involving Tesla vehicles equipped with Autopilot More than 830,000 vehicles are now part of the probe This could be a step leading to a recall Back in August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched a...

Tesla Reportedly has Enough Orders for the Cybertruck to Fill Three Years of Production

The demand for the upcoming electric pickup is still increasing According to Elon Musk, the current orders would take there years to fill at a normal production rate The Cybertruck is now planned to go into production next year, after several delays Elon Musk...

The Tesla Cybertruck has Been Spotted Again, This Time with a New Interior

The prototype is equipped with the yoke found on the Model S The interior is not complete, but it previews what to expect from an eventual production version The electric pickup is now said to arrive in 2023 Tesla showed a prototype for its...

Ford Apparently Supplies an Adapter to Charge Tesla Vehicles with the F-150 Lightning

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Many think this is a subtle jab at Tesla from Ford This adapter allows Lightning owners to charge stranded Tesla models from their own vehicle Ford had previously demonstrated that the F-150 Lightning is capable of charging other EVs, such as the brand’s...

Electric Vehicle Chargers are Not as Reliable as they Appear, Study Says

23% of the studied fast chargers were inoperable Charging station providers claim their charging stations are all operative 95% to 98% of the time This could cause many drivers to avoid going electric for their next vehicles According to a study from the University...

The NHTSA has Over 75O Complaints About Tesla EVs Braking for no Reason

The NHTSA has asked Tesla for all reports involving brakes. Tesla has until June 20th to respond. The issue is fairly severe. While using Tesla’s s partially automated driving systems, owners and drivers have experienced their cars stopping suddenly for no apparent reason. Following...

Ford’s CEO wants His Company to Follow Tesla and Sell Cars Online for a Fixed Price

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The CEO thinks direct sales are the way of the future The company’s dealership network would still be used but in a different way This comes after many dealers have been reprimanded for marking up new cars to cash in on the pandemic...

Tesla Research Partner Provides Evidence of a Possible 100-Year, 4-Million-Mile Battery

The battery uses Lithium-Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt-Oxide (NMC) chemistry. This technology will easily enable vehicle-to-grid, as in the vehicle will serve as energy storage for the house. Research and development into battery technology have taken cells to the next level. Frankly, there is no need for a...