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  • [New] If China could extend its EV subsidies to 2023, carmakers such as Tesla could effectively make their vehicles more attainable to car buyers. TESLARATI
  • [New] Tesla plans to expand its Shanghai factory to include an additional production facility on a nearby plot of land, expected to add as many as 450,000 vehicles in annual production capacity. CleanTechnica
  • [New] Autopilot allows Tesla vehicles to steer, accelerate and brake automatically within a lane, but Tesla warns the Level 2 autonomous driving technology requires active driver supervision and does not make its vehicles autonomous. CarExpert
  • [New] Tesla will increase annual deliveries at least at an annual pace of about 500k units, which imply a new factory open each year to meet expected growth. Seeking Alpha
  • [New] Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update that will improve CPU temperature management, free of charge. Electrek
  • [New] Tesla will add CCS connectors to its Supercharger stations in the United States to let non-Tesla EV owners access the extensive charging network. Electrek
  • [New] AI is expected to achieve SIGNIFICANT energy savings for Tesla as it is scaled up. Torque News
  • [New] AI control is expected to achieve significant energy savings for Tesla as it is scaled up to control a majority share of HVAC equipment at Gigafactory Nevada as well as HVAC equipment at other Gigafactories. Torque News
  • [New] The next Tesla model is expected to cost just US$25,000 - but will be probably even cheaper once you factor in autonomous driving and higher utilisation rates. The Edge Markets
  • [New] Many Tesla owners have shared anecdotes suggesting that a Tesla's tires need replacement before their predicted lifespan ends. Kelley Blue Book
  • [New] Tesla Insurance is expected to be available to 80% of Tesla owners in the U.S. by the end of 2022. Repairer Driven News
  • [New] Tesla said its Texas plant will deliver the first vehicles outfitted with its next-generation 4680 batteries built in California this quarter, as anticipated. BOL NEWS
  • [New] In January, Tesla said it will buy 75,000 tonnes of nickel concentrate from Talon Metals Corp's proposed Tamarack mine project in Minnesota, starting in 2026.
  • [New] Tesla has the potential to achieve a 20 million vehicle production run-rate by year-end 2030, along with over 40% gross margins at scale.
  • [New] Addressing a defect could be as simple as beaming an over-the-air update to Tesla cars using their internet connection, much in the way smartphones receive software updates. Daily News
  • Tesla becoming a top 10 auto insurance carrier is not a wild expectation, adding that insurance premium forecasts for Tesla yield about $9.6 billion by 2031, assuming fairly conservative take-up rates by Tesla vehicle owners. Repairer Driven News
  • The Tesla Robotaxi could arrive in the second half of 2024, once the already announced models, the Tesla Cybertruck, Tesla Semi, and next-gen Tesla Roadster, have entered production.
  • One of Tesla's most radical EVs in the future, besides the Tesla Cybertruck and the game-changing Tesla Semi, will be the Tesla Robotaxi.
  • Working to get 80% of states access to Tesla insurance by end of year at which point they will look to expand to other markets. Not a Tesla App
  • Prices of critical raw materials such as lithium for batteries are rising dramatically and will increase further when current supply agreements expire, which is why Tesla is increasing prices now. WardsAuto
  • As Tesla Giga Texas ramps production, more Tesla Model Y vehicles with 4680 battery cells will be delivered across the United States. TESLARATI
  • Tesla expects to be the largest insurer of Teslas in the state of Texas by the end of the year. Insurance Journal

Last updated: 22 May 2022