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SolarCity Carport Structure

Tesla & SolarCity Press Conference Digest

SOLARCITY/TESLA PRESS CONFERENCE DIGEST Everything below is a direct quote from Musk during the SolarCity acquisition press conference. TeslaMondo just finagled the questions to make the whole thing more readable and conversational. Will Tesla ever do vehicle-to-grid? We’ve debated this since the early days of the Roadster. The early proto-Roasters would do vehicle…

15 hours ago by Tesla Mondo 15

Inside The Tesla Gigafactory

Tesla’s “Golden Ticket” Gets You A Gigafactory Tour

Of the 150,000 customers loyal enough to reserve a Tesla Model 3 on the opening day, 12 lucky “Golden Ticket” winners were invited to attend the Gigafactory Grand Opening. All expenses will be paid by Tesla. The email from goldenticket@tesla.com reads: Hello, Congratulations! Through random selection, Tesla has chosen twelve…

21 hours ago by Steven Loveday 6

Tesla Superchargers And Destination Chargers In China

100th Tesla Supercharger Now Open In China

Robin Ren, Tesla’s vice president for the Asia-Pacific region, has confirmed that Tesla opened its 100th Supercharger in China earlier this week. The average Supercharger in China has only 4 stalls though, so the total Supercharger stall count is only 400. The 100th Supercharger opened up in the business district…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 4

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Building Permits Reveal 6 Tidbits About Tesla Gigafactory

While details regarding the cost, size, and purposes of the Tesla Gigafactory are not a secret, many interesting details are still being discovered. Using information from building permits, six “top tidbits” have surfaced. Jack Cookson of buildzoom, analyzes many building permits to place consumers and businesses with top talent. He provided…

2 days ago by Steven Loveday 25

Tesla Model X Drag Race

Tesla Model X P90D A Perfect Bracket Racer? Video

The sport of drag racing doesn’t always require that a vehicle be fast to win. There’s bracket racing, which picks a winner based almost entirely on consistency. Not familiar with bracket racing? Here’s a basic rundown (via Staging Light): “At a race, you are given several time trials, which are…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 2

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Hasn’t Signed A Deal For Factory In China

Conflicting reports from Reuters and Bloomberg have been cleared up by a Tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Recently, Bloomberg reported the following: “Jinqiao Group, a Shanghai government-owned company, has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Tesla on building its production facilities in the municipality, said the person, who…

3 days ago by Eric Loveday 5

SolarCity Carport Structure

Tesla Applies For Trademarks Related To Solar Energy

Tesla now plans to acquire SolarCity and make both companies function under the umbrella of Tesla. Elon Musk made this information public last week. Shareholders and company boards on both sides will still have to approve the merger, but Tesla is wasting no time processing the necessary solar energy trademarks…

3 days ago by Steven Loveday 13