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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/

022: TC: Mark model 3 reservation holder waiting for standard battery. News: Tesla staying Public, Jay Leno drive Roadster Prototype, Tesla wins twice in court, Ranger Fleet doubling in 2018



This week in My Tesla Podcast from the Tesla Community segment meet Mark a reservation holder waiting for the Standard Range model 3.
In the News:
*Tesla will stay private
*Jay Leno Drives prototype of the new Tesla Roadster
*Tesla has 2 wins in court one in US and one in Canada
*Tesla ranger fleet to double this year
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Sources:
Tesla Staying Public Blog Post:
https://www.tesla.com/blog/staying-public
Jay Leno’s Garage – Tesla 2020 Roadster:
Ontario Lawsuit Win:
Lawsuit dismissed over model 3 production targets:
Release 2018.32.2 bug fixes
VIN Analysis:
Mobile Service fleet Doubling in 2018:
https://twitter.com/Tesla/status/1032706860359417856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1032706860359417856&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Felectrek.co%2F2018%2F08%2F23%2Ftesla-model-s-modified-mobile-repair-service%2F

021: TC: Meet Michael a Dual motor model 3 owner from Oregon, News: VIN registrations soar past 100K, Elon Musk grants 2 interviews



This week in My Tesla Podcast meet Michael a Dual motor model 3 owner from Oregon
In the News:
*VIN registrations soar past 100K
*Elon Musk grants 2 interviews on the same day but was it the same Elon in both interviews?
*More news on Tesla going private and speculation who should participate
*Wall Street Journal cover story “Some Tesla Suppliers Fret About Getting Paid”
*Tesla expanding Solar Roof installations into the Northeast
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Sources:
Elon Musk interviews NYT article vs Youtuber video interview  Both done Aug 15:
S&X factory tour
Model 3 production tour by Evercore:
Should Apple invest in Tesla?
Banks drop coverage of Tesla because they are working on transaction to help them go private:
WSJ Cover story on some suppliers worried about getting paid:
Tesla Expanding Solar Roof installations into the Northeast:

020: Meet Chris former mechanic and model 3 owner: News:



This week in My Tesla Podcast meet Chris a former Tesla technician and new model 3 owner
News
*Updates on taking Tesla Private
*Model 3 production and sales updates
*Tesla to open source some of the security software for autopilot
*99% of US population within 150miles of a supercharger
*Tesla hires another designer from Volvo
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Sources:
Elon Musk Letter about going Private:
Tesla press release about forming Special Committee about going private:
7 charts on Model 3 sales.  Jan-Jul 2018:
Elon says Tesla with Open-Source for security:
Almost all Tesla stolen in US have been recovered:
99% of us population within 150miles of a supercharger:
Tesla hires another designer from Volvo: