BREAKING: Tesla Q2 Deliveries beat expectations

By @Ellec on Tue, 02nd of July, 2019 at 05:07PM ET

Tesla has released it's much anticipated Q2 production and delivery results and they are record breaking. Ninety five thousands (yes 95k!) Tesla vehicles were delivered more than doubling Q2 of 2018. Here are the highlights from the report.

Why Tesla will be worth a Trillion dollars

By @Ellec on Sun, 23rd of June, 2019 at 04:06PM ET

The current view from Wall Street analysts and an oft argued point from Tesla critics is they should be priced like an Auto company. So it follows Tesla's stock is still overpriced relative to legacy auto manufacturers. This article tries to explain why that isn't true, and why Tesla's future value is at least one Trillion dollars

Norway is heading to 100 percent adoption of Electric Vehicles

By @Ellec on Sat, 22nd of June, 2019 at 03:06PM ET

Norway is the undeniable leader when it comes to adoption of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) with more then 60% of new cars being electric. However that number could hide the actual demand. It's being reported that the supply of EVs can't meet the demands of the Norwegian consumers.

Tesla battery breakthrough

By @Ellec on Fri, 21st of June, 2019 at 08:06AM ET

With Tesla's acquisition of Maxwell Technologies the company is about to unveil a huge breakthrough in their battery technology which will catapult them 5-10 years ahead of their competitors. The improvements to their core technology will see range increases, cost decreases and more efficient production.

Porsche EV Taycan is canned until 2020

By @Ellec on Wed, 19th of June, 2019 at 02:06PM ET

A Porsche customer is reporting he has been told that their "Tesla killer" will not now be presented until 2020 at the earliest.

Tesla Solar falls into 3rd place

By @Ellec on Wed, 19th of June, 2019 at 01:06PM ET

Consultants Wood McKenzie are reporting that Tesla has fallen to third place in the burgeoning solar industry.

Will Tesla deliver over 100k cars in Q2?

By @Ellec on Wed, 19th of June, 2019 at 09:06AM ET

So what's the real deal when it comes to Tesla's Q2 production and deliveries? We have bulls and bears both presenting their case along with Tesla's own guidance.

Tesla launches Tesla Arcade

By @Ellec on Tue, 18th of June, 2019 at 07:06PM ET

Tesla annonced via Twitter today that the Model 3 is becoming a gaming platform.

The Tesla twitter account said that the Beach Buggy Racing 2 game by Vector Unit would be rolling out to their cars today.

The company is having an "Experience the Tesla Arcade event" in late June in showrooms globally.

Ireland to ban Petrol and Diesel cars/vans from 2030

By @Ellec on Tue, 18th of June, 2019 at 12:06PM ET

From 2030 in Ireland there will be a ban on Petrol or Diesel cars/vans being sold. The measures were revealed in their Climate Action Plan which was published on Monday.

Ireland is hoping by the time the ban is in place there will be nearly a million Electric Vehicles on Ireland's roads. The impending bans from Ireland and other countries is sure to make buying and ICE vehicle financial suicide as the the depreciation will accelerate every year from now.

Has Tesla Ultra Bear, Jim Chanos thrown in the towel?, Update: Nope, filing error

By @Ellec on Tue, 18th of June, 2019 at 08:06AM ET

Update: Apparently there was a filing error and puts were registered as calls. So the below article is now moot.

Another high profile Tesla bear seems to have a change of heart on their belief about the company's future.
After we reported yesterday fellow Tesla bear Bob Lutz praising the Model 3 build quality, another famous bear Jim Chanos, the founder of hedge fund Kynikos Associates has taken a long position on Tesla via call options.

Tesla closes the gap - Lutz : "Gaps of 3.5 to 4.5mm are considered word-class. This Model 3 measured up."

By @Ellec on Mon, 17th of June, 2019 at 09:06AM ET

Bob Lutz has flipped his opinion on the Tesla Model 3 build quality. The former executive of all Big Three motor companies had been a vocal Tesla bear for years, but since seeing a current Model 3 has seen the light.

In a Road and Track article Lutz said

When I spied a metallic-red Model 3 in an Ann Arbor parking lot, I felt compelled to check it out. I was eager to see the oft-reported sloppy assembly work, the poor-fitting doors, blotchy paint, and other manifestations of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's "production hell" with my own eyes.

Elon reveals games coming to the Tesla screen at E3

By @Ellec on Fri, 14th of June, 2019 at 02:06PM ET

At the 2019 E3 conference Elon Musk sat down with Bethesda's Todd Howard to discuss how gaming inspired him to learn how to code. As part of the discussion it was revealed by Howard they are working with Tesla to bring modern games to the Tesla screen.

Gamification of the Car

Tesla cars already come with some classic games from the Atari days, and also the infamous fun apps such as the fart app. But the new games promise to be more immersive and closer to console style gaming.

Boring Mining with Tesla

By @Ellec on Thu, 13th of June, 2019 at 11:06AM ET

Following up from Elon Musk's statement that Tesla may enter the mining game, could his other disruptive company help Tesla with this endeavour?

Boring Lithium

The Boring company positions itself as a disruptor of the drilling world, using new technology to build faster and cheaper tunnels to alleviate the 7th level of hell traffic in many major cities.

Elon Musk confirms Tesla will (likely) deliver a record quarter

By @Ellec on Wed, 12th of June, 2019 at 01:06PM ET

At a packed Tesla annual shareholder meeting Elon Musk gave investors plenty to smile about. The Billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX shared the state of Tesla with the enthusiastic share holders.

Some of the highlights which have prompted a surge in the Stock Price include

  • Record quarter possible on all levels
  • A Battery and Power train investors day later this year
  • Pickup truck unveil this year

BMW and JLR team up for EV push

By @Ellec on Fri, 07th of June, 2019 at 10:06AM ET

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and BMW have announced that they are embarking on a partnership to help them develop the next-generation of electric vehicles (EVs).

The British and German premium carmakers said in a statement issued today (June 5) that the collaboration will help them manage the transition towards a future of autonomous, connected, electric, shared (ACES) mobility.