Tag Archives: Tesla

019: Meet Wes 83-year old model 3 owner: News: TSLA stock jump, Big pickup in VIN registrations, Tesla starts hiring for Shanghi Gigafactory 3



his week in My Tesla Podcast meet Wes an 83-year old early Model 3 owner who drove cross country in first month of ownership.
In the news:
Tesla Stock way up, will Tesla exit the public market
Big Pickup in VIN Registrations
Tesla starts hiring for Shanghi plant
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Sources:
Tesla Stock Way Up.  Saudi Arabia Investment and tweet from Elon about going private:
Lots of Vins registered first 7 days in Aug:
https://twitter.com/model3vins?lang=en
Tesla opens Body Shops:
Tesla Model 3 performance outperforming specs:
 
Tesla starts hiring for Shanghi plant:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-china/tesla-starts-hiring-for-new-2-billion-shanghai-plant-idUSKBN1KS0WQ

B02: Tesla 2018 Q2 Investor Letter and Call Summary – Sorry Shorts Elon didn’t loose his sh*t



Elon and the Team report on Q2 results and look into the future at what is next.   Lots of great news about Model 3 production, Autopilot software AND hardware updates, expansion plans and more.

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018: News: Panasonic Expanding Cell Production, Model 3 Dominates US July Luxury Sedan Sales, New Model 3 owner gets delivery by Elon Musk



*getting ready for Q2 results and investor call
*Panasonic is expanding cell production in Gigafactory by 30%
*Tesla model 3 dominates US small and midsize luxury sedan sales in July
*Tesla owner gets personal delivery of Model 3 by Elon Musk
Sources:
Panasonic expanding cell production 30%
Tesla Production vs Jaguar:
Tesla Model 3 market share in July:
Delivery via Elon Musk:
Model 3 performance review:

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017: US tax credits for Tesla winding down in 2019, Model S with 400,000 miles, Bloomberg cover story on model 3



*200,000 teslas sold in US.  In 2019 tax credits to start winding down.  Or will they?
*Model S with 400,000 miles demonstrates savings on  repair and maintenance cost
*Bloomberg cover story gives some new insight into Making the Tesla model 3

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016: Chinese Gigafactory 3 coming soon, Model 3 Configurator for all, Tesla Powerwalls fighting heatwave in VT



This week in My Tesla Podcast a news focused episode
In the news:
Elon in china signs preliminary agreement for Gigafactory 3 with potential 500K capacity
Model 3 Configurator open to all North America – a sign production is on track
Tesla Powerwalls making a difference in VT during heat wave last week
update on slow rollout of 2018.24 for model 3s
Sources:
Elon in china signs agreement for Gigafactory:
Model 3 Configurator open to all North American orders:
https://electrek.co/2018/07/09/tesla-model-3-online-configurator-everyone/
Tesla Powerwalls in VT helping in heat wave:

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012: TC- Meet John retired EE from NH -News-Activity at Giga, German teardown shows Tesla strengths



This week in My Tesla Podcast Meet John a retired electrical engineer and model S owner in Norther New Hampshire
In the News:
-More details on Model 3 Performance version
-Activity at Gigafactory – pointing to expanding main building soon?
-German teardown company shows edge Tesla can have in production and profits
-Tesla Energy update- Puerto Rico 11,00 projects and worldwide tesla has installed 1 GW energy storage

011: TC: Kevin from NJ News: Consumer Reports Now Recommends Model 3 – week after not recommending



This week on my tesla podcast:
In the Tesla community segment.  Meet Kevin from NJ, just days away from receiving his Model 3.
In the news:
    *Model 3 production paused to upgrade line
    *Elon responds to Consumer Reports with a software fix in 3 days.N
    *Hypermiling record in model 3
    *Supercharger map update with big expansion plans
Sources:
Model 3 production line upgrades going on this week:
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/25/tesla-flies-in-equipment-to-speed-up-battery-production-for-model-3.html
Elon responds to Consumer Reports brake issues with a software fix in 3 days:
https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-tesla-model-3-gets-cr-recommendation-after-braking-update/
Hypermiling record in model 3: 
https://electrek.co/2018/05/27/tesla-model-3-range-new-hypermiling-record/
Updated Supercharger map with 2018-19 expansion plans:
https://electrek.co/2018/05/26/tesla-updates-supercharger-locations-2018-2019-expansion/

009: TC-Michael & Paul discuss model 3 delivery issues-News- AWD & Performance coming soon, model 3 production over 3K, Hackathon and more



This week on my tesla podcast
From the Tesla community Michael and I talk about the Model 3 delivery process in our state that has no delivery centers
In the news
    *The online configurator will open for Model 3 AWD and Performance versions later this week
    *Multiple signs Model 3 production is up 75-100% in past 4 weeks
    *Elon conducts a Hackathon to fix some production bottlenecks
    *Elon’s corporate reorganization to prepare for the future
sources:
Model 3 AWD and Performance model configurator opening up this week:
Multiple signs Model 3 production up 75-100%:
Hackathon to fix model 3 production bottlenecks:
Elon doing some corporate restructuring at Tesla:
Powerwall 2 software update allows load shifting of power consumption:
South Australia Tesla Battery saves $35M in 4 months for ratepayers:
TC sites mentioned:
Google Doc – Model 3 Checklist:

003: TC-Meet Jason a former SpaceX employee and model 3 owner since December – News- 2018 Q1 Production & Delivery Numbers Released



This week on My Tesla Podcast:
-From the Tesla community Meet Jason a former SpaceX employee and Model 3 owner since December.
In the news
-Q1 production & delivery numbers released
-Model X crash, credit rating downgrade, recall all hit Tesla stock hard
-more software updates for all Tesla models
-and Visible site work at Gigafatory.
2018 Q1 production press release:
http://ir.tesla.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1062670
Model S recall – cost estimate:
Gigafactory:

002: Interview with Technology Enthusiast – News- is model 3 production really ramping up?



This week on My Tesla Podcast
-Model 3 production ramping up, will they hit 2,500/wk goal?
-More software updates with New Navigation maps coming soon
-Canadian customers get invites to configure model 3
-New 10 year bonus plan approved for Elon Musk
From the Tesla Community
-we meet a longtime software engineer and technology enthusiast now enthusiastic about Tesla
Sources:
New Navigation Maps:
2018.10.5
Model 3 production ramping up:
Elon Musk bonus:
check details on Tuesday:
Giving Pledge:
frustrating coverage like New York Post:
Motley Fool examine incentives:
Canadian customers configuration emails: