HOT TOPIC

// Musk says Tesla isn’t working on $25,000 EV, suggests robotaxis make it less important

The semi-autonomous robotaxis that Tesla CEO sees arriving in the near future will make a bigger impact on reducing the cost of transportation, he argues.

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// Bentley secures plans for first EV in 2025, carbon-neutrality in 2030

Bentley is making upgrades to its Crewe, England, plant to make its first electric model there in 2025.

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THE FLEX // SALES AND AWARDS NEWS

// Polestar Reports Strong Start In South Korea: 4,000 Reservations

It took just one week to receive several thousand reservations with substantial deposits.

// Tesla Beats BMW In 2021 US Luxury Car Sales: Report

According to Cox Automotive, Tesla sold nearly 16,000 more cars than BMW in the US in 2021, regardless of fuel type.

// Teslas, Kia Niro EV, Ford Mach-E Top J.D. Power Satisfaction Survey

Tesla dominates this survey yet again.

// Tesla Q4 2021 Final EV Delivery Numbers And Outlook

The company notes record production and deliveries, combined with a record operating margin.

// Tesla Earnings Call Highlights — What I Learned

Tesla 4Q 2022 Earnings Call Highlights Plenty of Demand for Current Vehicles, No New Tesla Vehicles Needed This Year In listening to the Tesla…

// Tesla Reveals How Quickly It Increased Its Market Share

Do other automakers understand what is happening after years of downplaying EVs?


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// Tesla Energy Generation And Storage Business: Q4 2021 Results

The latest report reveals an unexpected decline in Q4.

// StoreDot develops battery life extension technology

Battery life extended both in the EV and in second life.


IN OTHER NEWS // HERE’S WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING

// Nissan Teases All-Electric Micra Successor For Europe

Based on the new CMF B-EV platform, the electric hatchback will be the Renault 5 EV’s sister car.

// Tesla Production Sites By Model Assignment, Capacity: January 2021

“We plan to grow our manufacturing capacity as quickly as possible.”

// Firestone stores are vying for EV and hybrid customers, adding charging

Electric vehicles and hybrids will get more attention at some of Bridgestone’s Firestone service centers.

// Tesla Hacker Is Back, Says He Can Find Owners’ Emails

The 19 year-old hacker is waiting to receive a big bounty from Tesla for uncovering cybersecurity flaws in its system.

// Switch Mobility names Spanish site

Region is no stranger to automaking as Renault has a big local plant.

// EV Evangelism & Evolution In Kentucky & Beyond

How do you stimulate EV adoption in rural America? How do you best implement EV charging infrastructure in rural states? How has the EV…

// Elon Musk: Chip Shortage Was Much Like The Toilet Paper Fiasco

Musk says people hoarded toilet paper even when they probably didn’t need it, though he uses much more colorful language.

// Alliance unveils EUR22bn EV plan

Bold plan covers EVs, platforms, batteries, electronics/software architecture and connectivity.

// Musk: Tesla Bot Most Important Product Being Developed In 2022

CEO believes the Optimus humanoid robot “has the potential to be more significant than the vehicle business over time.”

// President Biden Hypes Up GM & UAW Again

President Biden is hyping up General Motors again. In an official White House press release, he stated that General Motors is making a $7…


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