Tesla holds lowest vehicle price increase rate as new car prices hit all-time high

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Tesla has the lowest vehicle price increase rate from September 2020 to September 2021 of all major automotive manufacturers, a study from Kelley Blue Book shows. The average price of a new car has hit an all-time high in the United States with the average cost increasing by 3.7%

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Tesla produced ~238,000 cars in Q3, delivered more than 240,000

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Tesla reported that it produced approximately 238,000 vehicles and delivered more than 240,000 in Q3 2021—the vast majority of which were Model 3/Y. Tesla will report Q3 net income and cash flow results along with the rest of its financial performance when it announces Q3 earnings. The results exceeded most analysts expectations for the quarter. Production. %. Deliveries. %. Model S/X. 8,941. 9,275. Model 3/Y. 228,882. 96.2%. 232,025. 96.2%.

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Tesla delivers record 241,300 cars in Q3, handily beating consensus estimates

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Tesla has announced its production and delivery figures for the third quarter of 2021, confirming that it handily beat Wall Street consensus estimates which came in at 222,700 deliveries. Credit: Tesla.

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Tesla Model 3 is now the quickest-selling used car and sometimes even sells for higher price than new

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The Tesla Model 3 is now considered the best-selling used car in the US, and it is so popular that it even sometimes sells for higher prices than new. News Tesla Tesla Model 3

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Tesla may not sell Giga Shanghai-produced cars in India: Road Transport Minister

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Indian Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari nailed the point that Tesla will not be able to export Giga Shanghai Model 3 and Model Y vehicles from China to India. Gadkari has been in contact with Tesla officials for several days, he says.

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Tesla becomes last EV standing after car rental company purges its BEV fleet

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The electric vehicle market is getting more crowded, with more and more electric cars being released every year. This was particularly true for Miete Deinen Tesla , a German electric vehicle rental company that expanded its operations by purchasing more EVs from other automakers.

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Tesla Giga Shanghai goes for its final Q3 2021 sprint

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Tesla Giga Shanghai seems to be sprinting into action as Q3 2021 comes to an end. Many Tesla Model Y and Model 3 units can still be seen parked or on car carriers at Gigafactory Shanghai, hinting at the strong demand for the company’s cars. Tesla Giga Shanghai

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Tesla leads EV charge in Norway, 3/4s of September new car sales are electric

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Tesla is leading an electric offensive in Norway as new data from the Opplysningsrådet for Veitrafikken (The Road Traffic Information Council of Norway, or OFV) reveals that 77.5% of new car sales for September consisted of electric vehicles. Tesla Model 3 – 2,218 units.

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Tesla releases updated Giga Berlin render, complete with graffiti art

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A new render of Tesla Giga Berlin with graffiti art was recently posted on the company’s website. Tesla asked artists to submit graffiti art samples to cover Giga Berlin back in May. So I think that’s going to be super really cool,” said the Tesla CEO. “We’ve

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All Tesla Superchargers to have WiFi access, reaffirms Elon Musk

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Recently, Elon Musk reaffirmed that Tesla owners will have WiFi access at Superchargers. The EV maker is expected to open its Supercharger Network to non-Tesla electric vehicles soon. Back in April 2019, Elon Musk stated that all Tesla Superchargers will have free WiFi over time. “It

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Tesla opens Model Y Design Studio for United Kingdom

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Tesla has officially opened the Online Design Studio for Model Y customers in the United Kingdom and expects deliveries to begin in early 2022. However, Tesla decided that it would import Model Ys to Europe from China earlier this year. Credit: Tesla.

Tesla China posts astounding September numbers with 56k vehicle deliveries

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Recently, Tesla China posted stellar September delivery numbers, reporting it delivered around 56,000 units overall last month. With 56k deliveries in September, Tesla China’s Q3 deliveries reached a total of over 133,000 vehicles. Tesla Model Y: Sold 33,033 units.

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Tesla China sues “brake failure” Model 3 protester for defamation

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Tesla China is reportedly suing the “brake failure” protester who climbed on top of a Model 3 display unit during the Shanghai Auto Show back in April. Tesla China is suing the protester, Zhang Yazhou, for defamation, according to local sources.

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Tesla R&D Center nears completion, hints at $25k car inching closer to production

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Tesla’s first R&D Center outside the United States in Shanghai is nearing completion and seems ready to start operations. As Tesla China’s R&D Center prepares for operations, Tesla’s $25,000 car development inches closer to production.

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Tesla changes Full Self-Driving’s unreleased features from ‘later this year’ to ‘coming soon’

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Tesla has changed the language on its website to reflect a more accurate representation of when the unreleased features of the Full Self-Driving suite will be released. For several years, Tesla has stated that new features would be released “later this year.”

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Does Tesla have a fair chance after NTSB Chief comments?

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Earlier this week, NTSB Chief Jennifer Homendy made some disparaging comments regarding Tesla’s use of “Full Self-Driving” to explain its semi-autonomous driving suite. I use this newsletter to share my thoughts on what is going on in the Tesla world.

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Tesla helps catapult EV sales past diesel in Europe for first time ever

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For the first time in the history of the European automotive market, electric vehicles outsold conventional diesel engine vehicles, according to new data from the European Electric Car Report. Credit: Miete Deinen Tesla. Tesla sold 20,221 units in September, accounting for 27.9%

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Tesla Giga Berlin’s first goal is to produce one Model Y body every 45 seconds

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Tesla’s Giga Fest guests have entered the hallowed doors of Gigafactory Berlin, giving everyone a sneak peek inside. As photos inside Giga Berlin spread throughout the Tesla community, some people have already uncovered useful information about Tesla’s EV factory in Europe.

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Tesla Model S Plaid to make TV debut on ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ on November 10

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The Tesla Model S Plaid will make its television debut on an episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” on November 10th. Then Jay does his damnedest to demolish the already ludicrous world record for the fastest production vehicle ever in Tesla’s all-new Model S Plaid.

Video: Beautiful Example Of Driving With Tesla Model S Plaid Yoke

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My friend, Marge, who I got to take delivery of her Tesla Model S Plaid at Tesla’s Plaid delivery event last June, has beautifully demonstrated just how to use the yoke steering.

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Tesla launches its insurance in Texas, but it still can’t sell its cars directly in the state

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True to Elon Musk’s recent comments, Tesla Insurance has been launched in Texas. These rates are determined by Tesla through an evaluation of drivers’ real-time behavior on the road. View your driving data in your Tesla mobile app after your first trip.

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Tesla China’s new King: The Model Y overtakes Model 3 in September

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Tesla China has a new King EV, according to figures from the Chinese Passenger Car Association (CPCA). The Model Y is an all-electric crossover that entered the lineup of Tesla vehicles in March 2020 after initial production began.

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Tesla Model 3 snags UK’s best-selling car for September

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The Tesla Model 3 captured another feather in its cap for the best-selling car in the United Kingdom for September. The Model 3 was formerly Tesla’s best-selling automobile. Tesla takes 3rd place in UK’s Top Car Manufacturers’ list for 2021.

Opinion: Tesla is getting sued by cops because a drunk driver was behind the wheel

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Five Texas law enforcement officers are suing Tesla for monetary relief of over $1,000,000 after a Tesla Model X collided into the cops and their vehicles. The driver operating the Tesla Model X was inebriated at the time, based on the police report.

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Tesla Model S Plaid’s active aero mesmerizes in the Nürburgring [VIDEO]

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The Tesla Model S Plaid was spotted back on the Nürburgring racetrack recently, seemingly as part of the company’s efforts to break its own world record for a production electric car. Musk tweeted Tesla’s achievement shortly after the record-breaking run.

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Tesla is taking gas cars off the road in huge numbers through trade-ins

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Tesla revealed its trade-in statistics in the Q1 2021 Earnings Call Update Letter, showing that a majority of the vehicles it accepts through trade-in are gas-powered. The fact of the matter is, however, that gas-powered cars are being displaced by electric vehicles. Credit: Tesla.

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Tesla price hike, GM electric pickups, $9,000 EV for China, Midwest charging: Today’s Car News

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Tesla raised prices sharply on Model 3 and Model Y. And GM gives another glimpse of its more affordable electric pickups, and introduces Ultra Cruise to rival Tesla Autopilot. This and more, here at Green Car. Today in Car News

Tesla can apply for Bipartisan bill funding after opening Superchargers to other OEMs

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Tesla can apply for a portion of the $7.5 Credit: Tesla. Tesla will begin opening its expansive Supercharger network in the United States before the end of the year. Tesla opening the Supercharger network to other manufacturers.

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Tesla’s Master Plan turns 15 years old: What Elon Musk’s company has achieved so far

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Fifteen years ago today, on August 2nd, 2006, Co-Founder and CEO of what was then called “Tesla Motors” Elon Musk put out his top-secret Master Plan. Musk’s four bullet points cleverly stated: Build sports car. Use that money to build an affordable car.

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Tesla Model 3 ground clearance issues slow launch in India

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Tesla’s Model 3 sedan has a ground clearance that is too low for Indian roads, according to a new report. A report from AutoCar India indicates that the Tesla Model 3 has a ground clearance of 115 millimeters, just 25 mm too low for Indian roads. Credit: Tesla.

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Tesla Model S Plaid returns to Nürburgring with active rear spoiler and ‘Track Pack’

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Tesla’s insane Model S Plaid active spoiler has been spotted at the Nürburgring racetrack in Germany. Tesla has been attempting to break its own lap record at the raceway, which it set on September 9th. Tesla has been at the Nürburgring since August, testing and pushing the limits of the Model S Plaid, the world’s fastest production vehicle. The vehicle used to set that time was unmodified and was shipped directly to Germany from Tesla’s Fremont factory.

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Tesla $25K compact electric car prototype has been completed: rumor

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It appears that Tesla China is making good progress in its development of the highly-anticipated $25k compact electric car. The update about Tesla China’s newest electric vehicle was shared by noted automotive segment leaker ?????, News Featured Tesla

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Tesla takes 3rd place in UK’s Top Car Manufacturers’ list for 2021

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Tesla came in 3rd place in the United Kingdom’s (UK) largest car ownership survey, the 2021 Driver Power. Tesla took the bronze with 89.39%. Tesla Model 3 SR Plus sold out in UK for Q2 despite zero EV purchase incentives. News Tesla Model 3 Featured Tesla

Tesla is redefining the “Made in China” moniker with Giga Shanghai: report

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The narrative surrounding Tesla appears to have shifted for the better in China, with Xinhua News Agency , the official state-run press agency of the People’s Republic of China, recently posting a glowing analysis of the EV maker’s effect on the country’s auto sector.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk hints that Giga Texas will have a similar ‘Giga Fest’ as Berlin

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that Gigafactory Texas could have an event similar to the “Giga Fest,” a County fair-style event that the automaker held at Gigafactory Berlin this past weekend. Tesla may be the first, and the company has plenty to celebrate about.

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Tesla Model S Plaid sets Nürburgring track record

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk just confirmed that the Model S Plaid set the production vehicle record at the Nürburgring in Germany with a time of 7:30.909 at 166.320 km/h (103.35 The CEO also stated that the car was unmodified and came directly from the Fremont factory.

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Tesla files for a near 400-mile Model Y in China

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Tesla is looking to bring a near 400-mile Model Y to the Chinese market, a battleground for EV manufacturers since early 2020. Credit: Tesla. Tesla has utilized lithium-ion and lithium-iron-phosphate, LFP for short, batteries for the Shanghai-built models provided by suppler CATL.

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Tesla app hints at Dashcam live-streaming features, upgraded Boombox

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Tesla seems set to release some key updates to its mobile app. Recent reports from the Tesla community revealed that the company is working on some new mobile features behind the scenes. Tesla recently rolled out a new version of its iOS mobile app, aptly named V4.2.0.

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Tesla Model Y lands in Europe

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Ahead of the long-awaited arrival of Tesla’s Giga Berlin production facility in Germany, an employee of the automaker has now indicated that the all-electric Model Y crossover has arrived in Europe. Tesla_Adri (@tesla_adri) August 6, 2021.

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Tesla rumored to use BYD ‘Blade’ battery days after $25k car speculation swirls

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Tesla could use Chinese automotive company BYD’s new, ultra-safe “Blade” battery design in some of its vehicles in 2022. The reports stated that Tesla has already entered the “C-sample test phase” with vehicles with the blade battery installed.

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Tesla Model Y production in Giga Shanghai hits 1k per day, outpacing Model 3

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Tesla Giga Shanghai is reportedly producing 1,000 Model Y units per day, officially exceeding its Model 3 output of 800 units per day. After four days of overhaul at Tesla’s Shanghai plant last week, the production capacity of Phase 2 Model Y has reached 1,000 units per day.

Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable, but how?

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Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable for their actions. For years, Tesla engineers have worked long and hard to improve Autopilot and Full Self-Driving. Sharma has been seen on numerous occasions sitting in the backseat of his car while the vehicle drives itself.

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Tesla’s most basic Model 3 variant won’t be delivered until August ’22

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Tesla’s most basic variant of the affordable Model 3 sedan is sold out nearly a year in advance. The Model 3 Standard Range+ is as basic as you can get with Tesla’s vehicles. It is the most affordable car available from Tesla, starting at $41,990.