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Tesla & SpaceX Employees Largely Support Elon Musk’s Leadership, Survey Shows

2018 was both an excruciating and rewarding year for Elon Musk and Tesla employees — painful because Elon Musk kept getting himself entangled in needless controversies, Twitter fights, and a lot more; and rewarding because Tesla not only doubled its production in 2018, but also managed to find new demand to match its rising production

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Tesla Model Y Will Be World’s Safest Crossover & Quickest Affordable Crossover

One thing has been clear about Tesla vehicles since the Model S — they are designed and built to be the safest consumer vehicles on the planet. The Tesla Model 3 got the best score ever from the NHTSA (even though the NHTSA doesn’t publicize the detailed scores, they are calculated and accessible). The Tesla Model S got the second best score. The Tesla Model X got the third best score

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Tesla Autopilot & Full Self-Driving Prices Rising On Monday — Buy Now To Beat The Price Increase

News broke overnight that it isn’t just car prices that are going up Monday, March 18th, but the prices for Autopilot and Full Self-Driving are also going up. As you can see, the pricing of these features has become a bit of a mess

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Tesla Keeping More Retail Stores Open, Raises Prices 3% For Model 3, S & X

Tesla just took to its official blog to announce that it would not be closing as many stores as it had initially planned and would be raising prices 3% on select configurations of the Model 3, S, and X, effective March 18th

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Tesla Rolls Out V3 Supercharger Capable Of Delivering 1,000 Miles Of Range Per Hour

Tesla rolled out the first of the next-generation V3 Supercharger tonight in Fremont, California, at an exclusive event for an exclusive subset of Model 3 owners in Tesla’s Early Access Program. The new chargers will initially roll out for the Model 3, with the capability being provided for the Model S and X via over-the-air software updates over the course of the next few months

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Tesla Says, “Where We Are Going, We Don’t Need Stores”

82% of Tesla customers did not test drive a Model 3 before purchasing it. 82% of them! Why? First, the reputation and quality of Tesla precedes itself. Secondly, as I have written a few times before, Tesla is not just a company; it’s a movement. Some people are scoffing, “Who will buy a car without a test drive?” The answer: people who understand civilization could easily collapse if climate change is not addressed in a timely fashion, and people who want the best vehicle ever made by many accounts

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Tesla Finally Opens Up Ordering On The $35,000 Standard Range Model 3!!

Tesla just officially announced that it is opening up ordering for the Standard Range Model 3 today, following a brief Twitter tease about a big announcement today at 2pm Pacific

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Powertrain Deals Between Tesla & Big Auto In The Past … And In The Future?

I published an article early this morning about a potential partnership between GM and Tesla in which GM would build electric trucks using Tesla powertrains. Tesla denied such a partnership and GM declined to comment on the story

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Boston ↔ NYC In A Tesla

A city-to-city transport provider in the US Northeast recently added a new route to its young & budding network. The company — which only uses clean, zero-emission, class-leading Tesla vehicles — is now offering transport between Boston and New York City

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