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  1. EVANNEX

    Elon Musk, Tesla, and Art of Taking Risks

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on December 11, 2019. We all have ideas, some bigger than others. These range from that app concept you've been dreaming up to some home improvements that never seem to get done. Ideas, for most of us, are hatched but never happen. Elon Musk, on the...
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    Does Elon Musk need market research at Tesla?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on December 9, 2019. Conventional wisdom in the auto business is that buyers don’t want cars that look different or unusual - they want cars that look exactly like the new cars everyone else is driving. That’s why all the pickup trucks (and SUVs and...
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    Street Race: Ford Mustang GT vs. Tesla Model 3 SR+

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on December 8, 2019. There's been plenty of publicity surrounding the Mach-E, Ford's new electric car under the company's highly acclaimed Mustang line. Many are wondering how it will fare against the Tesla Model Y (and 3) — especially on real world...
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    Tesla Model 3 is Norway's 2020 Car of the Year

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on December 5, 2019. There's no doubt the people of Norway love their electric cars. But the Tesla Model 3 has quickly risen to become the most beloved of them all since its first appearance in the country earlier this year. And now, there's even more...
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    100 Days & 20,000 Miles in a Tesla Model 3: Part 2, The Bad

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on December 3, 2019. Guest Contributor: Jonathan David Harris aka @aPowerTrip; Editor's Note: Be sure to check out Part 1 in this two-part series to get more background on JDH and Indy's amazing adventure. Above: The Big Dipper and the Model 3...
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    How does a Tesla hold up over 500,000 miles on the road?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on November 21, 2019. It’s no secret that most owners love their Teslas, but not many can say from experience how they hold up over the really long haul. One that can is Tesloop, a shuttle service in Southern California that operates a small fleet of...
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    Tesla's Andrej Karpathy talks Autopilot [Video]

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on November 20, 2019. Andrej Karpathy, Tesla’s Director of Artificial Intelligence and Autopilot Vision, is one of the chief architects of Tesla’s self-driving vision. In July, he hosted a workshop on Neural Network Multi-Task Learning, where he...
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    The Beginner's Guide to Owning Your First Tesla

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on November 19, 2019. So... you've decided to take the plunge and get yourself a new Tesla. Congratulations! Whether this is your first electric vehicle or not, hopefully this guide will help you as you embark on this new, exciting endeavor. To that...
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    Battery tech advances, outstripping forecasts

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on November 18, 2019. Investors are pouring money into battery manufacturing capacity and research, and the funding is driving unprecedented advances in EV battery technology. A new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute (via Forbes) finds that...
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    How to Use Tesla's Built-In Dashcam

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on November 17, 2019. Tesla, a company already known for their disruptive tech, has one under-appreciated feature that deserves mention — their built-in dashcam. Using proprietary Autopilot cameras, Tesla owners can store and record live footage at no...
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    Mesh Roof Sunshade for Tesla Model 3

    For more information visit: https://evannex.com/products/mesh-roof-sunshade-for-tesla-model-3 EVANNEX has designed a custom Mesh Roof Sunshade for Model 3. The Mesh Roof Sunshade helps reduce the amount of light and heat the all-glass roof allows to enter the vehicle. Designed to the precise...
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    Going global: Tesla's growth will increasingly be powered by international markets

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on November 5, 2019. Tesla’s third-quarter results came as a big surprise to Wall Street as the stock soared within a few days of the earnings release. Apart from the unexpected profits, there were several important facts that emerged from the release...
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    Get up to $9,000 to install electric vehicle charging - here's how

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on October 16, 2019. In a rapidly changing world with new technologies coming online every day, it’s difficult to keep up. But when it comes to transportation, there’s no doubt that electric vehicles (EV) will replace gasoline- and diesel-burning...
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    Tesla's car buying experience is different - here's why

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on August 11, 2019. The Tesla buying experience is unique compared to the typical car buying process offered by Big Auto. There’s no sitting down, negotiating, and (sometimes) no test drive. More on that in a minute. First, there's a few things you...
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    Tesla designs a new wiring architecture that could greatly streamline production

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on August 5, 2019. When it comes to cool, exciting car stuff, wiring harnesses are not usually the first things that come to mind. However, wiring represents one of the most important components in modern vehicles - not only in terms of how the...
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    In depth: How Tesla’s V3 Superchargers get you back on the road in 15 minutes [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla-related news items have been coming out so quickly that a major innovation seems to have slipped by with little media comment. Tesla’s new generation of fast charging technology, V3 Supercharging, promises to make topping up a Tesla almost as fast as...
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    Big Auto Plays Catch-Up with Tesla's Over-the-Air Software Updates

    Originally published at evannex.com. Journalists have been calling cars “computers on wheels” for at least a decade, but there’s a problem with that metaphor: these days, even the simplest of computers can update their software remotely, with little or no user input required. Other than the...
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    Volkswagen will use Tesla Powerpacks in some of its charging stations

    Originally published at evannex.com. Electrify America, the charging network established by the VW diesel settlement, has announced plans to install battery storage units manufactured by Tesla at some of its DC fast charging stations. The network will deploy Tesla Powerpack systems consisting...
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    Tesla road trip tales after traveling through 48 states

    Originally published at evannex.com. Guest Contributor: Steve Sasman*; Editor's Note: Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48-state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores, meeting over 500 Tesla employees, and uncovering helpful road trip hacks. Here, Steve recounts...
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    Have a Happy Valentine’s Day the Tesla Way

    Originally published at evannex.com. This Valentine’s Day brings back an amusing Tesla story from a Model S owner in the UK. It turns out that he decided to transform his Model S into the ultimate lovemobile. How? He created a custom “My Valentine” license plate, included 100 giant Ecuadorian...
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    No Supercharger? No worries, this Tesla owner has a hack for road trip charging [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. The first question the unenlightened ask of EV owners is invariably, “what do you do when you run out of charge?” And we invariably reply, “You don’t run out of charge, any more than you run out of gas in a legacy vehicle. You plan your trips and plug in...
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    Ron Baron discusses Tesla, SpaceX, and a curious move by GM

    Renowned mutual fund manager and investment icon Ron Baron of Baron Capital is well-known for his conservative, long-term approach to stock picking over his 46 year career. He's been compared to Warren Buffett (both for his investing style and outstanding track record) and recently created a bit...
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    Tesla designs their electric vehicles from the ground up; BMW - not so much

    One distinct competitive advantage often considered for Tesla is the company's complete commitment to an electric vehicle future. Their cars don't sacrifice anything in the design process — they're built from the ground up to take advantage of a wholly unique electric vehicle architecture. And...