032: TC: Jesse from RI News: $6Billion for Gigafactories, Elon Interview, Autopilot upgrade pricing changes



In the News:
  • Tesla’s recent 10Q filing shows it is planning $5-$6Billion in Gigafactories 1,2,3
  • Elon grants another lengthly Podcast interview
  • Autopilot pricing changes post purchase.
  • Tesla filing patents on new car production ideas
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031: TC: Jimmy_d talking Neural Networks from TMC News: New Believers in Tesla, I-Pace vs X on autobahn



In the News:
  • Many new believers in Tesla as profitability hit
  • New Mid range model driving VIN registrations to new high in Oct
  • Model 3 Performance performance package gets $5K price drop.
  • Real world test of Model X vs Jaguar I-Pace demonstrates Tesla’s battery edge
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B03: Tesla 2018 Q3 Results – WOW – Investor Letter and Call Summary



Tesla makes $312M profit in Q3 with >20% margins on Model 3s.
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Sources:
http://ir.tesla.com/events/event-details/tesla-inc-q3-2018-financial-results-and-qa-webcast

029: News: Judge approves SEC settlement, Tesla Drivetrain tested for 1,000,000 miles, VW copying Tesla distribution



News:

Judge approves SEC settlement
Tesla drivetrain tested for 1M miles and looks great
VIN registrations continue strong climb in Oct
Growth in headcount at Tesla
Elon says Gigafactory 1 headcount could eventually reach 20K
VW following in Tesla’s footsteps and will need to change dealer agreements
v9 rollout finally goes wide on model 3s
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Sources:
SEC settlement approved by judge:
1M miles on model 3 drivetrain:
Vin registrations continue strong climb
Early Q4 production rumors:
45K employees now at Tesla:
April Email to employees:
Gigafactory 1 employee count could reach 20,000:
VW copying Tesla with over the air updates and Internet sales:

028: TC: Joe from NJ  News: Tesla Model 3 Safest Car Ever



From the Tesla Community meet Joe, a Dual Motor Model 3 owner from NJ
in the news:
*Telsa model 3 is the safest car in the US
*VIN registrations ramp back up in Oct
*Referral program is updated
*Consumer Reports Automated Driving System rankings
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027: TC Michael after 6months in model 3 News: Q3 Production and Deliveries and the SEC sues then settles



 From the Tesla Community Michael joins us again after 6 months of model 3 ownership.
In the news:
-Tesla releases preliminary Q3 production and delivery numbers
-SEC sues Elon on Thursday and settles on Saturday giving the stock a wild ride
-Panasonic’s expansion of cell production at the Gigafactory is ahead of schedule
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Sources:
Tesla Preliminary Q3 production and delivery figures:
http://ir.tesla.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tesla-q3-2018-vehicle-production-and-deliveries
-SEC sues:
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-219
https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musk-sued-by-the-sec-for-securities-fraud-1538079650
-SEC settles:
https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-226
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/business/tesla-musk-sec-settlement.html
Cell production expansion at Gigafactory:
-Cop pulls over model 3 owner
http://www.thedrive.com/news/23956/tesla-model-3-driver-pulled-over-for-having-computer-strapped-to-dashboar

026: TC: Meet Ryan model 3 RWD from RI News: Tesla V9 coming SOON, NHTSA gives model 3 5-stars, Elon Musk and owners at Delivery centers



From the Tesla Community meet Ryan a new Model 3 owner from RI
In the news:
Tesla V9 releasing to early access participants
Tesla pushes to deliver as many model 3s in Q3.  Owners come out to help
5-star ratings on Tesla model 3 NHTSA
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Sources:
Software version V9 coming very soon:
Tesla owners show up to help with model 3 deliveries:
https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-delivery-weekend-volunteers-wakeup-call/
Tesla increases Idle fees at superchargers
5-star ratings on Tesla model 3 NHTSA

025: TC: Kim model 3 Performance owner News: Production Hell becomes Logistics Hell



From the Tesla Community meet Kim a performance model 3 owner from ri
In the news:
-Production Hell becomes Logistics Hell
-v9 update WILL include dashcam
-Free unlimited supercharging referral bonus ends then is briefly extended
-Audi fully unveils e-tron to compete with Model X in 2019
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024: TC: Josh Model 3 Performance owner from PA News: Joe Rogan and Elon



This week on My Tesla Podcast meet Josh a performance model 3 owner from PA
In the news:
Elon Musk’s message to employees about the huge current quarter
Elon has 2.5 hour long interview with Joe Rogan
Behind the scenes at the Gigafactory
colors being eliminated and a price change
Model 3 to appear at the Paris Auto Show
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Sources:
30 Walmart Tesla Semi orders:
Tesla New Bug bounty protects hacker and warranty
Short seller files lawsuit:
Big Delivery event in freemont:
Current Tesla Quarter:
Behind the scenes at the Gigafactory
Stats on Model 3 colors ordered:
Tesla model 3 at Paris Auto show:

023: TC: Meet Gavin Model 3 owner in Ohio News: Goldman Sacks new Sell rating, record VIN registrations in August and more



n the news:
-Record VIN registrations in August with some new configurations
-The Grand Basil car show “suprise”
-Tesla seems to have missed their Aug 6K/wk goal
-After the going Private Tweet saga – Goldman Sacks resumes coverage with Sell rating

 

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Sources:
European VIN registrations:
Software update:
V9 sneak peak:
Product reveal at Grand Basil show:
Rumors Tesla did not make goal of 6K Model 3 by end of Aug.
Forbes article – Passion vs Quality .
https://www.forbes.com/sites/brookecrothers/2018/09/02/tesla-model-3-owner-review-quality-issues-consumer-reports-customer-satisfaction/#42ea101137a4
Goldman Sacks resume Tesla coverage with sell rating:
Tesla Low Cobalt batteries giving cost advantage:
Mercedes EQC launch
Other Electric cars revealed in Sept:
https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/september-monster-month-future-ev-mercedes-audi-etron-tesla-volvo-bmw/