Tag: Tesla

The only car manufacturers to see increased sales last year were Tesla and MG

In 2020 in general, car sales suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic, people being unemployed as a result and this affects the car sales last year, in fact new car registrations hit a 30-year low in 2020, 680,076 fewer cars were sold last year than in 2019. However two car manufacturers came out on top, MG and Tesla who both saw increased sales. Tesla had the best selling car in April […]

Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car in the UK last month

In December 2020, Tesla had the best selling car of the month here in the UK with the Model 3. Almost 6,000 units of the car were shifted even with a decline of 29.4% in new car registrations year on year in the whole country. Tesla sold exactly 5,798 of the Model 3, more than the ever popular Volkswagen Golf and usual crowing champion, the Ford Fiesta. In December, Volkswagen […]

Tesla is now selling a cheaper Model Y

This week, Tesla has started to make the Model Y more affordable with the introduction of the standard range rear-wheel drive Model Y which comes in at $42,000 in the US (£33,000). As well as this new version of the Model Y, Tesla has also started offering it with a seven seat option, in addition to the five seat option. The rear wheel drive version of the Model Y was […]

Tesla manufactured 500,000 cars last year

For Tesla, 2020 seemed a bit up and down, on the upside back in May last here the Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car here in the UK due to the pandemic, traditional car manufactures hadn’t caught up in time to the way Tesla sells its cars – all online. The company just changed the hand off to be deliveries or zero touch and there wasn’t much work […]

Tesla opens world’s largest Supercharger location in China today

Today, Tesla has opened it’s largest ever Supercharger location in Shanghai, China with a massive 72 stalls, and judging by the images provided my Twitter user @JaiinShanghai it all looks to be located in an underground carpark of some kind. All 72 stalls are v2 Superchargers only, meaning up to 150 kW output can be achieved. The previous largest Tesla charging site is actually in the US – located in […]

Tesla will start selling its cars in India next year

Tesla hasn’t yet entered the market in India but in 2021, that should be about to change as Elon replied to a question on Twitter a few days ago regarding that. Some rumours have suggested that the company might be starting to sell in the country next year but now Tesla CEO has confirmed it. No, but definitely this year — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 27, 2020 India is one […]

New Tesla update hints that Apple Music support may be coming

Tesla has long only offered Spotify in its cars, as well as music from your phone on any service using Bluetooth or USB but with Spotify, the car can stream directly from the service using the integrated 4G connection. However, with a recent update to the software on the Tesla cars, it may be looking like support for Apple Music and Amazon Music might be coming soon. Support for Tidal […]

Tesla’s Supercharger network is now being used by other car manufacturers

Tesla’s large network of Superchargers is famously known for being exclusive to the company’s own cars but for some time, Tesla has hinted that it would be open to sharing the network with other customers of competing electric cars. Marques Brownlee from YouTube asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk why this isn’t happening. Musk came back and said while it is happening, it is “low key” but work is being done […]

Tesla’s Full Self Driving subscription is coming next year

Currently if you want to add Full Self Driving to your Tesla, you’ll need to shell out around $10,000 for the privilege up front but starting next year, Elon Musk has said that Tesla will start offering a pay-per-month package for the Full Self Driving add on, which can be especially useful for those who are leasing a Tesla. Absolutely. We will release FSD subscription early next year. — Elon […]

Tesla is going to stop Model S and X production temporarily

A few days ago, Tesla announced internally that it is planning on stopping production temporarily of the two higher end models it sells, the Model X and Model S. An internal email was obtained by CNBC and it will stop production from 24th December to the 11th January for the total of 18 days. Tesla said that the demand for its cars overall was “quite a bit higher” during the […]