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Exclusive: How NIO plans to stay a step ahead of Tesla and German rivals in China

In a high-end shopping district in Shanghai, China sits one of the newest, premium electric vehicles in the market: the…

NIO’s electric car battery swapping station looks to pick up where Tesla left off

NIO continues to push forward on battery swapping technology that's aimed at getting its electric cars fueled up in less…

Tesla updates Supercharger pricing structure, rolls out in-car payment feature

Tesla has updated the pricing structure for its Supercharger network, including terms for its existing idle fee policy. The idle…

Tesla showcases Gigafactory battery production line in action as it hits 20 GWh run rate

As Tesla achieved its critical Model 3 production target during the final week of Q2 2018, Gigafactory 1 in Nevada…

Tesla Model 3 “Phantom Drain” compared to Model S and Model X

Tesla Model 3 currently leads the pack in terms of having the highest parasitic battery drain, or better known as…

Tesla battery module and solar panels power couple’s RV lifestyle

Tom and Cait Morton live the RV lifestyle, roaming the US with their two dogs and recounting their adventures in…

Tesla eyes Santa Monica as site for its Supercharger restaurant

A building permit for a Tesla Supercharger station with a restaurant has emerged online, providing details on what could be…

Porsche’s answer to Tesla Supercharger network revealed in IONITY concept video

The first concept video of the IONITY charging station - the Volkswagen Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, and Ford Motor…

Tesla files permit to expand Fremont factory Supercharger station by 3X

Tesla has filed a permit for the construction of a 40-stall Supercharger station at its factory in Fremont, CA. As…

Dissecting Tesla Model 3’s 2170 lithium ion battery cell, what’s inside?

A teardown video featuring Tesla Model 3's 2170 lithium-ion battery cell was recently uploaded on YouTube, showing the components of…

Tesla has achieved a “semi-automatic” Model 3 battery production line, says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk described how the California-based electric car and energy firm is currently utilizing a semi-automatic battery production…

Tesla is developing Semi truck charging stations with its largest customers

New details about the Tesla Semi charging infrastructure have emerged, showing the company's strategy to partner with its truck buyers…

Panasonic talks Tesla and teases the future of car tech [Video]

Panasonic, the Japanese electronics giant, has supported Tesla since its early days in 2007. By 2010, Panasonic invested $30 million…

Tesla installed over 1,000 Superchargers in China, looks to double in 2018

Tesla is continuing its ramp-up in China, with the California-based electric car maker’s local branch announcing that it has reached…

Tesla Supercharger in LA will get a classic drive-in restaurant and outdoor movie, says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is looking to bring back some vintage charm to the Supercharger network. In a series of…

Tesla launches “EV trip planner” tool with map of Supercharger locations

Tesla has launched a trip planning tool that gives existing owners and prospective buyers insight into the number of charging…

Tesla Gigafactory blamed for global shortage of cylindrical batteries

A new report by South Korea's etnews points to Tesla as being the root cause for an 'extreme' global shortage of cylindrical…

Tesla Model 3 official EPA rating: 310 miles combined, 322 mi. city

Following our report that Tesla was voluntarily under reporting the driving range of the Model 3, the US Environmental Protection Agency…

First look at world’s largest Tesla Supercharger station in Shanghai, China

Tesla has opened its massive 50-stall Supercharger station that's located at the Lilac International Business Center in Shanghai, China. Though the…

Tesla to begin Model S, X P90DL to P100D performance upgrade on eligible cars

More than a year after Tesla first introduced its flagship Model S and Model X P100D, and offered P90DL owners…