Month: November 2017

11.16.17 – VW Invests in EVs in China, Rolling Stone Interviews Elon Musk, Supercharging Cafe/Lounge, Model 3 Updates

– Volkswagen announces $12B investment in China for electric vehicles (Link)
– Rolling Stone interviews Elon Musk (Link)
– New supercharging location opens with a Tesla cafe & lounge
– Model 3 VIN sightings
– The Tesla Show drives a Model 3

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11.15.17 – TSLA Short Predicts Elon Musk Will Step Down as CEO by 2020, Tesla Lawsuits

– Jim Chanos adds to short position and predicts Elon will step down as CEO by 2020
– Tesla sued for racial discrimination

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11.14.17 – Understanding Model 3 VIN Batching, Cancellation Rates

– What information we can learn about the production ramp from Model 3 VIN sightings
– Model 3 reservation cancellation rate due to production delays

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11.13.17 – Model 3 Production, Fit & Finish

– Bernstein says Model 3 fit & finish is “relatively poor”, but also says it probably won’t matter
– New Model 3 production video
– New highest Model 3 VIN spotted

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11.10.17 – Tesla Secures 48MWh Energy Project, Federal EV Tax Credit Update, Short Interest Update

– Tesla secures 48MWh energy project with Nantucket, Massachusetts
– Federal $7,500 EV tax credit apparently remains in Senate’s proposed federal tax bill
– TSLA Short Interest Update

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11.09.17 – Model 3 October Production Numbers, Model S 100D Quicker than Advertised, Autopilot’s Neural Network

– Electrek.co reports that Tesla produced 180 Model 3’s in October
– Model S 100D 0-60 mph tested at 3.6 seconds, faster than advertised 4.1 second 0-60
– New details on Autopilot’s neural network

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11.08.17 – Waymo Begins Driverless Full Self-Driving, The Tesla Show

– Waymo’s fully self-driving vehicles  are test-driving on public roads, without anyone in the driver’s seat
– Guest appearance on The Tesla Show Q3 earnings report episode

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11.07.17 – Tesla Acquires Another Engineering Company, Battery Director Departs, New Model 3 VIN

– Tesla has acquired Minnesota-based engineering company Perbix
– Tesla’s Director of Battery Technology, Jon Wagner, has left the company
– Model 3 VIN 1088 reportedly spotted

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11.06.17 – Tesla’s Next 5-Year Growth Rate, New Highest Model 3 VIN

– Digging in to Elon’s comments on Tesla’s growth rate over the next 5 years
– Model 3 VIN #869 has been spotted

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11.03.17 – Tax Bill Could Eliminate $7,500 US Tax Credit

– Newly proposed tax bill would eliminate the $7,500 US Federal tax credit for electric vehicles
– To easily contact your representatives, you can use this website: https://org.salsalabs.com/o/2711/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=22515

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