The German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market started the year on fire, jumping 128% year over year (YoY), to a record 16,131 registrations. That smashed the previous record (12,026 units) set last October, so it seems the German locomotive has (finally) been set in motion
This week, Tesla locked in a new patent for a distributed electrical grid management system, with capability to control everything from massive grid-scale energy storage installations down to your washing machine to keep everything humming along nicely
It looks like Tesla will most likely meet that April hiring deadline that was set by the State of New York for Tesla’s second Gigafactory, the one in Buffalo that produces solar technology rather than electric vehicles
With a sales rush in the last days of 2019, one would imagine January would bring a big hangover for the plug-in vehicle market. But turns out, it hasn’t. Yes, the Dutch plug-in market was down 2% year over year (YoY), to 3,184 registrations, but because the overall market fell even more (-6% YoY), the plug-in vehicle (PEV) share (7.2%, 4.3% for fully electric vehicles alone) actually grew compared to 12 months ago (6.9% in January 2019). So … why is this happening
Elon Musk tweeted this week that the Solarglass roof manufactured at the Buffalo, New York factory will be available soon in more parts of the US and plans are underway to introduce it in China and Europe soon.
Elon Musk told the hosts of a Third Row Tesla and HyperChange podcast recently that he has no plans to develop an electric airplane — yet.
Tesla has resumed operations in China. Its Gigafactory 3 (Giga Shanghai) was temporarily halted, along with all manufacturing operations in China, by the Chinese government in order to focus on containing the spread of the coronavirus
Tesla’s recent stock price rise has come as a shock to many, but not to others who have believed in Tesla (sometimes for more than a decade). One of those strong Tesla bulls has been ARK Invest. ARK has been focused on the larger picture since its inception. So far, this has been the best way to consider Tesla’s potential — in terms of sales, expansion, and apparently stock price as well
In late 2016, the Chevy Bolt became the first affordable long range EV (electric vehicle), beating the Tesla Model 3 to market. As of this writing, in February 2020, GM has once again moved the goal posts. You can now buy a Bolt for around $26,000, underselling every affordable EV you can buy in America and having a longer range than all of them. Is it worth it? Let’s take a look