Archive | tesla model 3

Engineering Firm That Said Tesla Model 3 Quality Was ‘Like A Kia in the ’90s’ Winds Up Impressed by the Car

Manufacturing expert Sandy Munro, CEO of a Michigan-based engineering firm that dismantles and studies cars, has changed his tune when it comes to the Tesla Model 3. He had criticized the car’s build quality, comparing it to that of a “Kia in the ’90s.” But now, after Munro & Associates completed a full teardown and…Read […]

Continue Reading

Elon Musk Told Workers Tesla ‘Would Allow’ Them To Unionize If He Couldn’t Make Them Safe: NLRB

In a June 2017 meeting with Tesla employees, CEO Elon Musk solicited their complaints about safety issues and promised to address their concerns, so long as they refrained from trying to organize a union, the National Labor Relations Board alleges.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Where Flint Is At Today And What Elon Musk Can Really Do To Help

Less than a week ago, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was in a Thailand cave with a mini-submarine his team made that didn’t quite work out for the daring rescue of 12 boys and a soccer coach trapped inside. Now, he says he wants to help resolve Flint, Michigan’s water contamination crisis. Expectedly, this […]

Continue Reading

Tesla Won’t Say If It Passed The Federal $7,500 EV Tax Credit Threshold—But It’s Damn Near Close

Tesla put up big numbers in the second quarter of 2018, having delivered a total of 40,740 vehicles to Model S, X, and 3 customers. But the increase to production drew Tesla ever closer to the ceiling for the $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit that customers can take advantage of. Tesla won’t say if it […]

Continue Reading

Tesla’s Alleged Saboteur Is Doubling Down

A former Tesla technician accused by the automaker of stealing reams of confidential data and leaking it to outside sources now has an attorney, and he’s doubling down on his allegation that Tesla made misstatements to investors about placing punctured batteries into Model 3s that were shipped to customers.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Anyone Can Order A Tesla Model 3 Now, But The $35,000 One Is Nowhere To Be Found, Also Does Anyone Want A Submarine

The time has now come: Even if you didn’t reserve one during the Eisenhower administration, you can now order a Tesla Model 3. Of course, you can’t order a $35,000 Model 3 because that doesn’t exist. But the SpaceX submarine does exist and is currently just left in a cave, so if you want that […]

Continue Reading

Tesla Plans To Build China Plant With Capacity To Make 500,000 Vehicles Annually (Updated)

Tesla now wants to build a factory in China with an annual production capacity of 500,000 vehicles, according to reports. The planned project comes just one day after Tesla hiked prices for the Model S and Model X in China due to a brewing trade war with the U.S.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Tesla Facing New Investigation From California Regulators, As It Builds Cars In A Tent

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has opened a new investigation into Tesla, after receiving a complaint from one of the automaker’s employees at its assembly plant in Fremont, California, a spokesperson confirmed. It’s not immediately clear what the complaint entailed. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Tesla Reportedly Hit The 5,000 A Week Model 3 Production Goal Today

Amid considerable doubt about its future, production methods and labor practices, Tesla reportedly hit a crucial milestone for the Model 3 sedan today: the elusive and long-sought goal of 5,000 cars produced per week. While the company hasn’t officially confirmed the news, it’s a huge deal if it’s accurate and one…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading