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Tesla Is Stopping Some Model 3 Production: Report

Tesla has a mysterious production stoppage, Aston Martin claims it’s almost doing fine again, and the new Mercedes C-Class. All that and more in the The Morning Shift for February 25, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Tesla’s Stock Is Down And Elon Musk Isn’t The World’s Richest Person Anymore

Elon Musk still isn’t poor, Ford has an F-150 recall, and Mitsubishi. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Feburary 23, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Buying A Tesla Is Like Ordering From The Secret Menu At Starbucks Now, Apparently

The story of the rear-wheel drive Tesla Model Y Standard Range model is a bizarre one. This car’s on-again-off-again relationship with Elon Musk has meant that it has been quietly introduced and even more quietly killed off twice in the last 14 months. It has, when available, been among the least expensive way to get…Read […]

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Using Your Tesla To Power Your House Will Void Your Warranty

As Texas continues to cope with the results of the historic cold brought about by Winter Storm Uri, folks are coming up with seemingly ingenious plans to power their homes or provide enough electricity to cook a meal. But buyer beware: using your Tesla battery to provide that power will void your warranty.Read more… Continue […]

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Tesla Is Gunning For BMW And Mercedes To Take The U.S. Luxury Crown

Mercedes and BMW have an annual contest in the U.S. in which they try to best each other in sales, because Cadillac is a sadness and the Germans — including Audi — have been on top for years now, in addition to Lexus. But it’s true also that Tesla is beginning to pose its own […]

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Tesla Reportedly Has Plans To Open An EV Plant In India

Elon Musk has been working his way around the world by opening Tesla manufacturing plants in one country after another. Now, government documents seen by Reuters seem to suggest that one of the next Tesla facilities will be coming in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Feds Will Have To Pick Ford Or GM In Battery Fight

It’s Ford vs GM, but not a battle about truck sales or pony car quarter-mile times. It’s a battery battle, backing an electric F-150 on one side, and everything else electric from GM on the other. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 10, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Is Going In On Crypto

Welcome to the most Tesla story imaginable: The EV company is investing $1.5 billion into Bitcoin and plans to accept the cryptocurrency for its cars, as Bloomberg reports. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, February 8, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s How Tesla TSBs Expose Manufacturing Troubles

We’ve heard it endlessly, and it’s still true: Making cars is hard. One of the ways this message is delivered to the masses is through the reports of manufacturing glitches, sometimes as recalls. For smaller issues, reminders may come in the form of Technical Service Bulletins, documents that car companies create to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Kia And Apple Are Getting More Serious: Report

Apple, the computer company, is still making noises about an electric car, Toyota thinks 2021 will be good, and Elon Musk. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 3, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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In Epically Nerdy Interview, Elon Musk Discusses Build Quality Problems With Engineer Who Compared Model 3 To ‘A Kia In The ’90s’

Elon Musk is taking accountability for Tesla’s manufacturing failures. He recently sat down with one of Tesla’s biggest build-quality critics, manufacturing expert Sandy Munro, founder of the benchmarking consultancy Munro & Associates. Here’s what Musk had to say about large panel gaps and poorly designed body…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Toyota And Fiat Chrysler Finally Stop Supporting Trump

GM dropped support of one of Trump’s anti-environment measures back in November, and now Toyota and FCA are joining in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 2, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Cybertruck, Roadster And Semi All Delayed Because Obviously

Tesla has been promising an expanded product line beyond the S, 3, X, and Y for a handful of years now, but thus far none of those projects have amounted to anything concrete. While the company’s sedans and hunch-backed crossovers continue to sell in ever increasing numbers, the battery electric roadster, pickup…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Toyota Is Back On Top

Toyota is the world’s biggest automaker once again, Wall Street wasn’t jazzed about Tesla, and Faraday Future. All that and more in The Morning Shift for January 28, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Is Just A Regular Car Company Now

Tesla had its sixth-consecutive profitable quarter in the fourth quarter of 2020, the company said Wednesday, making it the first time the company has booked a profitable year. Tesla’s day as a startup, it’s fair to say, are well in the rearview mirror. Read more…

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Tesla’s Side Gig Is Going To Make More Money

Tesla is technically a car company. But looking at it strictly as an industrial concern could never account for its stock market valuation, nor would it give you a sense of its emissions credit business. All that and more in The Morning Shift for January 27, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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