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Tesla Model 3 Production Halted for Several Days

Tesla has temporarily suspended production of its Model 3 sedan in what the company says is a planned pause. This will be the second known instance since February of Model 3 production coming to a stop. "These periods are used to improve automation and systematically address bottlenecks in order to increase production rates," a Tesla spokesperson told Reuters.  Tesla has…

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Tesla Targeting November 2019 for Model Y SUV Production

Tesla is reportedly targeting November 2019 to begin producing its upcoming Model Y SUV. Of course, Tesla's track record when it comes to meeting production targets is marginal at best, but nonetheless the company is beginning to source suppliers for the Model Y.  Reuters has learned through sources Tesla has began communicating with suppliers for the Model Y, though details provided…

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$35K Tesla Model 3 Delayed Until Late 2018

At this point Tesla is ubiquitous with delay. The company's mass-market Model 3 is facing delays, this time the $35,000 version of the car that made it famous in the first place.  According to a report from Car And Driver, Tesla is now saying the single motor, standard range Model 3 has been delayed until late 2018. Currently only the single…

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Musk: Tesla Planning Electric Pickup Truck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company wants to produce an electric pickup truck. The new comes as it often does with Tesla, by way of his personal Twitter account.  The CEO responded to an inquiry via Twitter earlier today by stating that he is "dying to build" a pickup truck with the Tesla badge on it. In fact, Musk…

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UPS Takes Crown for Largest Tesla Semi Order

Today United Parcel Service, Inc. dethroned PepsiCo as the largest orderer of Tesla Semis. The logistics and delivery company announced it has placed orders for 125 Semis, besting the beverage and snack maker by 25 units.  UPS is using the Tesla Semi order to expand the company's alternative energy fleet. The 125 trucks will primarily run in the U.S. and…

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PepsiCo Places Largest Tesla Semi Order to Date

PepsiCo has announced it has reserved 100 Tesla Semis. The announcement marks the largest order yet for the new electric semi-truck.  The snack and beverage maker is hoping the Tesla Semi will reduce its operating costs associated with distribution and delivery. PepsiCo says it is still analyzing which routes the Tesla truck will be most effective on, but it is…

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Anheuser-Busch Wants to Electrify Beer Delivery With Tesla Semi

Anheuser-Busch has officially placed an order for the upcoming Tesla Semi. The company joins a growing list of corporations who have pre-ordered the electrified semi-truck.  According to a press release from Anheuser-Busch, the company has formally ordered 40 Tesla Semi's, which would be used to distribute beer in a more efficient way.  “At Anheuser-Busch, we are constantly seeking new ways…

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Preliminary Tesla Semi Pricing Surfaces; It's Cheaper Than Expected

While the company is in the midst of "production hell" launching its new Model 3 sedan, last week Tesla formally revealed its all-new electric semi truck. Aptly named Tesla Semi, the company was scarce on details during the event, but details are beginning to surface. Along the details now known is its preliminary pricing.  While many analysts expected the price…

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Tesla Model 3 Orders Finally Open to Non-Employees

Tesla has reportedly opened up Model 3 order acceptance to normal people. The move was supposed to happen back in October, but production issues have delayed the ability for normal customers to place firm orders for the car until now.  Electrek reports that Model 3 reservation holders have informed them they've been able to place their Model 3 order. While the…

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