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  1. EVANNEX

    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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    Top Senate Democrat proposes $454-billion EV stimulus strategy

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on November 3, 2019. US Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York), the current Senate Minority Leader, understands that accelerating the transition to electric vehicles is critical to the future of the US auto industry. He has outlined a plan that would...
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    BBC Click: Are electric vehicles 'the future' of road vehicles?

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on October 27, 2019. As electric cars become more common sights on the roads (mostly thanks to the rapidly growing sales of Tesla’s Model 3), the focus in the mainstream media has shifted from explaining why EVs will never catch on to asking whether...
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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 Model Y: Bigger, Better, Profitable

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on October 13, 2019. Model Y, the affordable all-electric crossover from Tesla’s stable, is not expected to hit the roads until late 2020. But Tesla is already laying the groundwork for the model that will forever alter Tesla’s position in the...
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    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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    Tesla Model 3 owner roams worry-free during Portugal's oil crisis

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 30, 2019. Portugal is experiencing a serious oil crisis as fuel truck drivers are on strike, hundreds of gas stations have been closed and the situation is worsening. Even flight operations are being affected during this time of crisis...
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    Tesla clears a path for a future ride-hailing service

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 29, 2019. Tesla recently announced that it will start leasing Model 3, a move that could easily stoke Model 3 demand in the United States. Above: Tesla's Model 3 (Image: Tesla) Leasing is the preferred financial option for most luxury...
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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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    A guide to the current options available for Tesla's Model 3

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 26, 2019. Guest post: Blane Erwin, Current Automotive; Editor's Note: The prices shown here are subject to change so if you're in the market for a Model 3, this handy guide can help — but it's always important to check directly with Tesla for...
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    Tesla's leasing program will help it to disrupt the ride-sharing market

    Originally published at https://evannex.com on April 21, 2019. Tesla has been leading its customers through a merry little dance lately, shuffling its vehicle lineup around and raising and lowering prices. Buried among all the recent repricings is an announcement that has attracted little...
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    8 Great States Offering Electric Vehicle Incentives

    Originally published at https://evannex.com In the US, the federal tax credit for electric vehicles has been cut in half from $7,500 to $3,750 for both Tesla and GM. Now, the current administration looks like they're turning their backs on clean cars. In the future, there could be some hope...
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    Tesla Model 3 Crushes the German Car Market With +453% New Tesla Registrations in March

    Originally published at evannex.com. Model 3 has taken Europe by storm — especially after Norway's recent craziness for Tesla's lower-priced sedan. Now, it appears Germany is also falling in love with an American car that doesn't pollute the environment. Above: Tesla reaches record new car...
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    TESLA IS WINNING OVER GEARHEADS WITH ITS MODEL 3

    Originally published at evannex.com. The Hagerty Group was “built by people who love cars.” Since its 1984 founding, it has grown into one of the world’s foremost providers of insurance for collectible vehicles. The company’s web site offers a wealth of information and resources 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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    Model 3 gets more power and range via Tesla's OTA software update

    Originally published at evannex.com. One of the joys of Tesla ownership is waking up to find that your car has been improved while you slept. However, the latest set of over-the-air updates for Model 3 is really something special: substantial increases in both power and range. Above: Tesla's...
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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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    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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    Jack White uses his Tesla to record music

    Originally published at evannex.com. Rocker Jack White is a Tesla fan from way back - he’s a Model S owner and a self-described “huge fanatic and supporter of everything Tesla has been doing since day one.” Above: Jack White at the Tesla Factory (Twitter: Third Man Records) In 2016...
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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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    Tesla road trip hacks after driving 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 and meeting over 500 Tesla employees. Here, Steve recounts some tips, tricks, and hacks driving...