Tag: Tesla

Tesla launches a new CCS adapter in South Korea, coming to the US soon

Throughout the US, the CCS charging socket is proving popular, even though for Tesla vehicles they use a propriety connector. Here in the UK and Europe, the CCS standard is prevalent and Tesla even switched to using it by default on the Model 3 when it was launched here. However, as many third party chargers that are not on the Supercharger network have switched or are switching to CCS, Tesla […]

Tesla Model Y now available to pre-order in the UK

Starting today here in the UK, Tesla has made its new Model Y small SUV available to pre-order, with shipments estimated for early 2022. Initially, the company was going to build them at the Gigafactory in Berlin, however for some markets in Europe, Tesla has been shipping some over from Shanghai. It is unclear where Tesla is going to import the Model Y cars destined for the UK from, as […]

Tesla has confirmed the Roadster will start being produced in 2023

Despite the delays the Roadster has seen, Tesla is now on track to start production in 2023, which will be six years after initially announcing it, alongside the Semi in 2017. Elon Musk has attributed the delays of the roadster down to the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequencing supply chain issues for parts. The second generation Roadster was originally due to go on sale in 2020, with prices starting at […]

Tesla is now offering Solar Roof installations to the whole of the US

Tesla is now offering installations of its solar roof to the whole of the US, as the company is moving to offer more installations of its solar product. Up until now, Tesla has only offered Solar Roof to those homes that were quite close to Tesla Energy warehouses, as well as having to be in approved areas. Due to these restrictions, Tesla hasn’t really been able to roll it out […]

Tesla sold over 240,000 cars during Q3

Despite other car companies seeing quite a decline in sales, it seems Tesla is selling a lot of cars lately. During Q3 2021, the company sold 241,300 which is 102,000 more than it did in Q3 2020. In fact, this is the most cars Tesla has ever sold in a given quarter. Elsewhere in the car industry, other companies are seeing drops, GM sold 446,997 cars in Q3 2021, which […]

Tesla Cybertruck now delayed until 2022

Earlier today, Tesla has quietly updated its configuration page for the upcoming Cybertruck, with a new delayed release date. When Tesla announced it back art the end of 2019, the company said that by the end of 2021 it would be released, it even had around 250,000 pre-orders in a matter of weeks. However, as revealed today and picked up by Electrek, the Cybertruck will now come out in 2022. […]

Tesla reduces the price of the Model 3 in China

This week, Tesla has reduced the price of the Model 3 in China by 15,000 yuan, which is around £1,600 or $2,300. Meaning the car now retails for 235,900 yuan, around £26,280 or $36,500. The price reductions are down to “cost fluctuations” as Tesla’s press team said. Over in the US, the price of the Model 3 has actually been going up slightly over the past number of months.

Tesla launches new cheaper RWD Model Y in China

Tesla has recently launched a more affordable version of the Model Y in China, its smaller all electric SUV. The Model Y RWD Standard Range is not on sale anywhere else, by the looks of it, as it used to be on sale in the US earlier this year. This version costs $42,000 and has 244 miles of range. In China, this car comes in at ¥276,000 or $42,500 which […]

Tesla introduces new Megapack, a $1 million 3 MWh battery system

Tesla, today has announced a new product in its energy storage line moving on from the Powerwall and the Powerpack, with the Megapack. It’s designed for large scale energy storage, think power stations and solar farms. Tesla actually revealed the Megapack in July 2019, and at that time, some things were known about it apart from the battery size, but the price was unknown. The 3 MWh pack will cost […]

Tesla is about to put the electric Semi truck into production

Tesla announced the new Roadster and the Semi back in the autumn of 2017 and now over three years later, the company is about to finally put the electric semi truck into production. Tesla will be the first manufacturer to produce an all electric truck with what can be classed as a long range, as there are other companies out there making electric trucks but they don’t have anywhere near […]