043: TC: Brad from ID News: Model 3 Most Loved Car, Tesla purchases Maxwell Tech, Model 3 ship arrives in Belgium



In the News:
  • Consumer Reports Survey has Model 3 as Most loved car in 2018
  • Tesla buys energy tech company
  • First shipment of Model 3s arrive in Belgian port

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042: TC: Raj creator of Drop Lock News: Tesla cuts 7% of staff, Supercharger Prices Raise then lower



In the News:
  • Tesla cuts 7% of workforce to trim costs of model 3
  • Model 3 gets approval for sale in Europe
  • Supercharger pricing raised a lot then lowered a bit a few days later
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Sources:
Bloomberg article that electric cars cleaner even with coal powered electricity
Gigafactory 3 construction video:
Supercharger pricing went up and no longer tied to each state.  Varies by location:
Tesla 7% job cut, blog post of email sent to employees:
Tesla 7% cuts, analysis by Forbes
Tesla gets approval for model 3 sales in Europe
Survey shows why Tesla may have killed the referral program
Tesla securing battery sources in China

041: 75D discontinued, Hackers can win a Tesla model 3, VIN registrations soar



In the News:
  • Tesla discontinues 75D battery option from S & X
  • Hackers get a chance to win a model 3
  • VIN registrations soar

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Sources:
Tesla discontinuing 75Kw pack:
Advanced Summon timeline update:
Gigafactory 3 funding – banks competing:
SpaceX lays off 10% of workforce:
Hacking contest for model 3:
Model 3 seat locks:
Powerwall subsidies now available in Australia:
VIN update for January:

040: Tesla News: Q4 Production and Deliveries, Gigafactory 3 Groundbreaking with Elon, Q4 Vehicle Safety Report



In the News:
  • Q4 preliminary production and delivery numbers
  • Elon goes to china for Gigafactory 3 groundbreaking
  • Q4 Tesla Vehicle Safety Report

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038: Larry Ellison added to Tesla Board, 2018 Tesla news review, 2019 look ahead at Tesla



In the News:
  • 2 new independent board members added to Tesla’s Board of Directors
  • Tesla pushes quarter end sales at US full tax credit deadline hits Dec 31
  • Tesla cuts prices in China

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037: Tesla Community: Bob from VT Tesla News: Elon Musk on 60 Minutes, European model 3 ordering opens, Tesla opens 11 new stores THIS week



In the News:
  • Elon Musk interview on 60 Minutes
  • Tesla surprises European customers with model 3 test drives and opens up ordering
  • More Gigafactory 1 press tours
  • Elon Tweets there is still time to order a model 3 and get 7,500 tax credit
  • Tesla opens 11 new stores in the US in 1 week

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Articles from Bob on Clean Technica:
https://cleantechnica.com/author/borsh/

036: News: Did Tesla make 1,000 model 3s in a day?, Model Y with 3rd row seat?, 1 Billion miles on autopilot



In the News:
  • Tesla making progress to 1,000 model 3s/day
  • Model Y may have 3rd row seating and be built in Gigafactory 1
  • 1 Billion Miles driven on Autopilot
  • New easter eggs coming in Dec.

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035: Tesla News: China Sales Plummet?, Elon on Axios, GM Cutbacks



In the News:
  • Have Tesla sales plummeted in China?
  • GM closing assembly plants and firing workers – should Tesla buy a plant and hire the workers?
  • Panasonic is moving Tesla battery production from Japan to the US
  • In recent interview Elon Musk states that Tesla was weeks away from “near death”
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Sources:
Tesla roller coaster sales in china:
when Tesla lowered prices in china 6 months ago:
when Tesla raised prices in china 4 months ago:
Tesla lowers prices and absorbs some of the tariff impact:
GM closing plants and firing workers:
GM voluntary buyout offer:
Panasonic moving Tesla battery production to the US:
Cold weather improvements in 2018.44.2:

034: TC: Phillip from MA News: Model 3 deliveries speed up, model 3 orders in China, Tesla Solar



From the Tesla Community meet Phillip a recent model 3 owner from Massachusetts
In the News:
  • Tesla speeds up end of year deliveries of model 3 in the us
  • Ordering opens for model 3 in China
  • Solar getting some more attention from Tesla and Elon
and more

 

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Sources:
Tesla accepting model 3 orders in China:
Tesla Solar Gigafactory 2 tours:
Inside Gigafactory 2
Tesla lowers price of solar systems:
GM and EVs:
2018.44 software release: