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Tesla Powerwalls selected for first 100% solar and battery neighborhood in Australia

By Simon Alvarez Posted on January 23, 2021 Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) recently announced a landmark deal with Tesla for the use of its Powerwall 2 batteries in a massive sustainability community project. The initiative aims to establish the first government-backed community in Australia that is 100% powered by solar energy and batteries.  The project …

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Tesla ruins David Einhorn’s near-perfect Q4 at Greenlight Capital

By Joey Klender Posted on January 23, 2021 Greenlight Capital Re’s David Einhorn is coming off of his best quarter as a hedge fund manager at the New York-based firm. With substantial growth to report in Q4 2020, Einhorn was a big winner in a year filled with losers. But even if Einhorn saw spectacular …

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Tesla Model S and X ‘refresh’ rumors rekindled after covered body-in-whites spotted in Fremont

By Maria Merano Posted on January 23, 2021 Rumors for a potential Tesla Model S and Model X “refresh” were rekindled recently after a drone flyover of the Fremont Factory revealed three mysteriously covered body-in-whites being transported within the facility. While the body-in-whites were fully covered, the vehicles resemble the size and shape of Tesla’s …

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Tesla adds several new Semi jobs to Gigafactory 1

By Joey Klender Posted on January 23, 2021 Tesla has added several employment opportunities related to the production of the all-electric Semi to its Careers website at Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada. The jobs, a Supervisor of Maintenance and Manufacturing Equipment Engineer, are both located at Gigafactory 1, Tesla’s production facility in Nevada. Gigafactory 1 …

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Tesla begins Giga Press manufacturing at Fremont factory, first sighting in action

By Joey Klender Posted on January 22, 2021 A recent flyover of Tesla’s Fremont production factory in Northern California has revealed the first looks at the all-too-elusive Giga Press as it was spotted in action. The Giga Press is a machine Tesla is installing at its manufacturing plants to increase production efficiency and improve vehicle …

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Elon Musk pledges $100M to whoever can solve carbon capture

By Joey Klender Posted on January 22, 2021 Elon Musk has announced a new $100 million prize to whoever can provide the “best carbon capture technology,” the Tesla CEO Tweeted on Thursday night. Musk’s Tesla has aimed to reduce carbon emissions through passenger transportation, a project that has resulted in the adoption of electric vehicles …

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Tesla’s mysterious ‘Phase 3’ zone in Giga Shanghai rises with possible Giga Press area

By Simon Alvarez Posted on January 22, 2021 Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai facility seems mostly complete. Its Phase 1 and Phase 2 areas are operational, and both facilities are already producing the Made-in-China Model 3 and Model Y en masse. Yet if a new drone flyover of the Giga Shanghai site is any indication, it appears …

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Tesla’s ‘Catfish Effect’ is propelling China’s local EV makers forward

By Maria Merano Posted on January 22, 2021 When Tesla was preparing to enter the electric vehicle segment with a wholly-owned factory in China, former Industry Minister Miao Wei stated that the American EV maker’s presence would result in a “Catfish Effect” on the country’s electric car industry. Just over a year since Gigafactory Shanghai …

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Tesla Model Y’s third row seats are more spacious and practical than expected

By Simon Alvarez Posted on January 22, 2021 Since the Model Y’s unveiling, debates about the all-electric crossover’s third-row seats have been abounding. Tesla supporters noted that the Model Y’s seven-seat setup would be perfect for a family with small children, while skeptics argued that there was simply no realistic way for the vehicle to …

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