Tesla

Mercedes Was The Largest Acquirer Of Emission Credits Over The Past 12 Months Thanks To Nissan

Daimler Exits Tesla Investment, Banks $780 Million

Lots of investors have made money in Tesla Motors.  Few more than Daimler, as the company announced it had exited its position today. In total, Daimler nets a cool “cash inflow” of $780 million (about $1.26 billion net before deductions) for the remaining balance of its stake taken pre-IPO in 2009. At…

6 hours ago by Jay Cole 15

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Tesla Model S Teardown

IHS’ Teardown Analysis Service recently released its initial report from its Tesla Model S autopsy. The first part is mainly focused on infotainment and instrumentation systems, while in the second part there is short overview of parts like printed circuit boards, charger, motor and battery modules. Andrew Rassweiler, Senior Director…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 9

New Tesla Assembly Facility in Tilburg, Netherlands

Tesla Triples Assembly Space In Europe With 2nd Tilburg Location

A little over a year ago Tesla opened a 18,900 square meter assembly facility in Tilburg, Netherlands. Apparently they undershot what the company would require, as Tesla has decided on adding a much larger, sustainable addition, to their current location located nearby. This new building adds both a assembly facility/dock and a…

2 days ago by Jay Cole 27

First Tesla Supercharger In Scotland

Scotland Gets Its First Tesla Supercharger

“Scotland is now energised. We’ve opened our first Supercharger in Edinburgh.” States Tesla Motors Europe at the beginning of the month. This latest Superchargers brings the tally in the UK to 6 (though the map below doesn’t accurately reflect that number). Tesla’s install pace for Superchargers shows no signs of…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 12

Tesla Supercharger Comparison Video

Tesla Supercharger Comparison Video

Well known Tesla Model S enthusiast Bjørn Nyland recorded and prepared an interesting timelapse video from supercharging his Model S. Shown are two examples at two different sites (Lier and Gol in Norway).  However, a different state of charge and temperature, plus different firmware on the car, do not allow…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 9