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  1. EVANNEX

    Tesla production to take a giant leap forward after obtaining patent for a 'Unibody Casting Machine'

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on August 12, 2019. Tesla has wisely made arrangements to quiet all the critics crowing about its production capabilities — the company just obtained the patent for a giant machine that will create the entire body frame of a car in a single press...
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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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    Slowly but surely, EVs are displacing gasoline, and renewables are replacing fossil fuels

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on June 11, 2019. As every Tesla driver knows, electric vehicles are more reliable, more convenient, cheaper to operate, safer and more fun to drive than legacy vehicles. However, the most important reason for the transition to electric driving is to...
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    Are China's electric car companies ready to take on Tesla?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 28, 2019. When it comes to electric vehicles, China has taken a lead role on the world stage. Chinese EV companies have flourished. And the country's car buyers are increasingly intrigued by going electric. Now, Tesla is readying itself for...
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    First right-hand-drive Tesla Model 3 spotted, next up: UK and Australia deliveries

    Originally published at evannex.com. The first-ever right-hand-drive Tesla Model 3 was recently spotted on the interstate-280 California highway (see below) — I-280 has been notorious for Model 3 spottings in the past as this freeway happens to be near Tesla's headquarters in Palo Alto...
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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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    Cold Weather's Impact on Electric Vehicles, and How to Combat it

    Originally published at evannex.com. Since winter is making its last strike at the Midwest and Northeast this week, it’s a good time to take a look at how cold weather affects electric vehicles. In particular, electric vehicle shoppers are concerned about their range decreasing. This February...
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    Volkswagen CEO says Tesla has 'an advantage' over legacy automakers

    Originally published at evannex.com. The dieselgate scandal has plagued Volkswagen for the past decade. But Patrick McGee writes in the Financial Times, "The emissions scandal was an accelerant for an already-needed turnround strategy." He explains that VW's new "strategy [has] involved making...
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    Tesla's battery tech may soon improve - here's why

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla’s battery research group, led by renowned battery boffin Jeff Dahn, has applied for a patent on a new battery cell chemistry that the company says could deliver faster charging, longer life and lower cost. Above: Tesla's Model S (Instagram...
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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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    Having more electric cars on the road will reduce everyone's electric bill

    Originally published at evannex.com. Regular readers of this column are well aware of the wonderful benefits of EV ownership. However, electric vehicles can also have a positive impact on the electric grid, serving as the perfect complement to renewable energy sources. Jeff McMahon, writing in...
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    Tesla offers lower-priced Model 3 option in China, test drives available at Tesla stores

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla is now offering a Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) Model 3 variant in China that is significantly cheaper than the Dual-Motor and Performance versions of the vehicle. Above: Unveiling the Tesla Model 3 in China (Instagram: aprilyyuen) The decision for...
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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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    Elon Musk recommends you watch this movie

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla's Elon Musk recently tweeted, "Great electric car documentary about early days of Tesla, GM Volt, Nissan Leaf & Gadget. So much has happened since then." Indeed. With the spotlight shining so brightly on Elon and Tesla, it's hard to remember how far...
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    Could this be the coolest Tesla charger ever?

    Originally published at evannex.com. In addition to designing sleek cars, Tesla also designs eye-catching electric vehicle chargers. However, someone else appears to be stealing the limelight. According to Inverse, “When Tony Caciolo put the finishing touches on his Tesla electric car charger...
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    Tesla's presence is felt at the Detroit Auto Show

    Originally published at evannex.com. There’s lots of EV hype coming out of this year’s Detroit Auto Show. Tesla, however, is absent. Phil LeBeau of CNBC reports, “Tesla may not be at this year’s North American International Auto Show, but it’s easy to feel the influence of Elon Musk’s company...
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    Check out the R2-T3, a Star Wars inspired Tesla Model 3 [Gallery]

    Originally published at evannex.com. There’s no doubt that Peter Litherland is a serious Star Wars fan. Growing up in Vancouver, Peter dragged his Mom to the theater to see the original Star Wars film back in 1977. Nowadays, he dresses up as a Star Wars character every year for Halloween. So...
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    Tesla's third-largest shareholder backs the 'genius' of Elon Musk

    Originally published at evannex.com. Scottish investment firm Baillie Gifford is Tesla’s third largest shareholder, and the fund managers want everyone to know they are still bullish on the stock. Instead of obsessing about Elon Musk’s salty tweets, investors should focus on the vast...
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    The ‘Tesla Stretch’ Is Proving Car Buyers Will Pay More For A Model 3

    Originally published at evannex.com. The Tesla Model 3 is turning out to be an electric car that's seducing car buyers across multiple market segments. According to CleanTechnica, "45% of current electric car drivers plan to buy a Tesla next." Okay, that's understandable. Non-Tesla EV drivers...