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  1. EVANNEX

    The Plan for Tesla: Scale Today for Profits Tomorrow or Profits today for Scale Tomorrow

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told investors during the second quarter 2018 earnings call that he believes Tesla “can be sustainably profitable from Q3 onwards.” Source: Tesla In the fourth quarter 2018 earnings call, Musk remained confident that Tesla will...
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    Tesla owner goes green on St. Patrick's Day

    Originally published at evannex.com. Remixing the look of a Tesla can be subtle or bold. Many of the most eye-catching Tesla mods are prowling the streets of South Florida after leaving Signature Custom Wraps. And often the most stunning Tesla transformations are found on social media. I...
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    Tesla brings 'S3XY' back with the launch of Model Y

    Originally published at evannex.com. After so much anticipation, Elon Musk walked on stage at the LA Design Studio in Hawthorne California and introduced Tesla's newest addition to its line-up, the Model Y. Fortunately, Model Y looks to share some commonality with Model 3 which could translate...
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    Jack White uses his Tesla to record music

    Originally published at evannex.com. Rocker Jack White is a Tesla fan from way back - he’s a Model S owner and a self-described “huge fanatic and supporter of everything Tesla has been doing since day one.” Above: Jack White at the Tesla Factory (Twitter: Third Man Records) In 2016...
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    Tesla road trip hacks after driving through 48 states

    Originally published at evannex.com. Guest Contributor: Steve Sasman*; Editor’s Note: Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48-state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores and meeting over 500 Tesla employees. Here, Steve recounts some tips, tricks, and hacks driving...
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    Having more electric cars on the road will reduce everyone's electric bill

    Originally published at evannex.com. Regular readers of this column are well aware of the wonderful benefits of EV ownership. However, electric vehicles can also have a positive impact on the electric grid, serving as the perfect complement to renewable energy sources. Jeff McMahon, writing in...
  7. EVANNEX

    Which Tesla is better for road trips, Model 3 or Model S?

    Originally published at evannex.com. Guest Contributor: Steve Sasman*; Editor's Note: Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48 state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores, meeting over 500 Tesla employees, and uncovering some helpful Tesla road trip hacks. Here...
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    Forecasting Tesla Model 3 sales in 2019

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla’s Model 3 has quickly conquered the luxury car segment. In its first year on the market, the new EV sold an estimated 138,000 units in the US, beating out the Lexus RX, which sold 111,641 units, and sailing past the BMW 3 and 4 series, which sold...
  9. EVANNEX

    Elon Musk tweets an important reminder of Tesla's open patents

    Originally published at evannex.com. As Elon Musk has said many times, Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the electrification of transport. The company wants everyone to drive an electric car, even if it isn’t a Tesla. This is not just talk — in 2014, Tesla released its patents, making its...
  10. EVANNEX

    Tesla offers lower-priced Model 3 option in China, test drives available at Tesla stores

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla is now offering a Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) Model 3 variant in China that is significantly cheaper than the Dual-Motor and Performance versions of the vehicle. Above: Unveiling the Tesla Model 3 in China (Instagram: aprilyyuen) The decision for...
  11. EVANNEX

    New MIT video considers Tesla and the competitive self-driving landscape

    Originally published at evannex.com. Autonomous driving technology promises to unleash sweeping changes on our society. However (perhaps fortunately), it’s likely to be some time before self-driving cars become frequent sights on the roads. Above: A look at Tesla’s Autopilot (Instagram...
  12. EVANNEX

    Elon Musk knows how to get what he wants

    Originally published at evannex.com. Elon Musk took to Twitter recently and posted an image that looked like that infamous "say hello to my little friend" scene from Scarface. It was accompanied by a question, "Host meme review?" PewDiePie, a YouTube personality with an astounding 83 million...
  13. EVANNEX

    Auto Expert: Model 3 teardown proves Tesla's 'got magic' beneath the surface [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. Auto industry expert Sandy Munro probably knows as much about the inner workings of Tesla’s Model 3 as anyone outside of the company - he’s taken the electric sedan apart and examined every component to figure out how it works, where it came from and how...
  14. EVANNEX

    Elon Musk recommends you watch this movie

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla's Elon Musk recently tweeted, "Great electric car documentary about early days of Tesla, GM Volt, Nissan Leaf & Gadget. So much has happened since then." Indeed. With the spotlight shining so brightly on Elon and Tesla, it's hard to remember how far...
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    Check out the R2-T3, a Star Wars inspired Tesla Model 3 [Gallery]

    Originally published at evannex.com. There’s no doubt that Peter Litherland is a serious Star Wars fan. Growing up in Vancouver, Peter dragged his Mom to the theater to see the original Star Wars film back in 1977. Nowadays, he dresses up as a Star Wars character every year for Halloween. So...
  16. EVANNEX

    Ignore the FUD, Tesla was the auto industry's champ in 2018

    Originally published at evannex.com. Much of this year was marked by a massive smear campaign against Elon Musk and his electric car company Tesla. FUD was at an all-time high. Ignore it. If you cut through the clutter, and instead, according to Wired, “If you focus on Tesla the company, then...
  17. EVANNEX

    Tesla takes 40 steps and 90 minutes to produce a Model 3 at the Fremont Factory

    Originally published at evannex.com. As Tesla’s production ramp for the Model 3 continues to improve, so does its process. Part of this can be attributed to engineering efficiencies. Business Insider reports, “After a recent visit to the company’s Fremont, California factory, analyst Pierre...
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    Tesla's third-largest shareholder backs the 'genius' of Elon Musk

    Originally published at evannex.com. Scottish investment firm Baillie Gifford is Tesla’s third largest shareholder, and the fund managers want everyone to know they are still bullish on the stock. Instead of obsessing about Elon Musk’s salty tweets, investors should focus on the vast...
  19. EVANNEX

    Tesla Beats Big Auto's EVs In Efficiency

    Originally published at evannex.com. In marketing materials and press coverage of EVs, the first spec cited is usually range — the distance a car can travel on a single charge. Now that a new generation of EVs offers enough range for most drivers’ daily needs, prospective buyers should also...
  20. EVANNEX

    TESLA PAYS TRIBUTE ON VETERANS DAY [GALLERY]

    Originally published at evannex.com. If you haven't seen it yet, feast your eyes on this stunning "Special Ops" project from Tesla in conjunction with SS Customs. They've created an eye-catching camouflage Tesla that announces the company's U.S. Veterans Program across the side of the vehicle...
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    Tesla Insurance Prices for Ontario

    We have been able to provide many users of this forum quotes on their Tesla's, some we were able to save some were better staying where they are - everything depends on your driving record and current rates. Our program is designed to offer big savings when you are looking to combine your home...
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    The symbolism behind Elon Musk's decision to send a Tesla into space [Video]

    After yesterday's jaw-dropping spectacle from SpaceX, many are asking: what's the real reason Elon Musk chose to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space on his almighty Falcon Heavy rocket? The Atlantic attempted to answer that question and notes, "The decision to launch a Tesla into an orbit...
  23. EVANNEX

    Elon Musk an opponent of artificial intelligence? Far from it.

    Elon Musk’s cautionary statements about uncontrolled experimentation with artificial intelligence (AI) have caused some to ridicule him as a fear-monger, and have given many in the mainstream press the idea that he is opposed to using AI, which is very far from the truth. In fact, AI is a major...
  24. EVANNEX

    Buggy Whips and Batteries: Electric vehicles emerge with Tesla leading the charge

    Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] has ignited a feeding frenzy in the automotive world. If you don't think legacy automakers are concerned about Tesla, consider this: according to the Wall Street Journal, one enterprising company is "selling data and technical insights to Tesla competitors — for upward of...
  25. EVANNEX

    Behind the bluster: Bob Lutz vs. Elon Musk

    In this corner, the father of the Chevrolet Volt, an auto industry veteran who has held senior positions at Chrysler, Ford and BMW, an unlikely advocate for EVs - a cigar-chomping ex-Marine who has called climate change “a crock.” Bob Lutz! Above: Bob Lutz and Elon Musk make an appearance...
  26. EVANNEX

    What Honda’s success can teach us about Tesla

    “To the more established brands, it is a young upstart company with performance claims that seem unreasonably optimistic. Instead of being rooted in reality, its new sporty two-door appears to be little more than the expressed will of a mercurial leader. There are already rumors of potential...
  27. EVANNEX

    New Study: Electric cars cost less than half as much to drive

    A common misconception is that electric cars are more expensive than their internal combustion engine equivalents. When looking at the total cost of ownership, this just isn't the case. Furthermore, Forbes reports: "Electric vehicles cost less than half as much to operate as their...
  28. EVANNEX

    Tesla Model 3: The things 'big name reviewers' don't talk about

    Lots of reviews discuss Model 3—its performance and driving attributes, its interior and exterior design, the basic functionality achieved through the landscape display and a myriad of other features. In fact, here at EVANNEX, we’ve done one of those with a very early vehicle. Above: There it...
  29. EVANNEX

    Marie Claire: Tesla Model X could be the most luxurious electric car ever [Video]

    The Tesla Model X has been winning some impressive awards and accolades lately. But is the all-electric SUV really the ultimate unicorn — a futuristic family car for the fashionista? Nedahl Stelio attempted to answer this question when she recently reviewed the Tesla Model X for fashion magazine...
  30. EVANNEX

    Tesla goes from IPO to surpassing Ford in value in just 7 years [Infographic]

    The story of Tesla is a fascinating one by any measure: a group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs get together to start a car company, a feat that business-school professors have been using as the definition of economic impossibility for decades, and after only a few years they build a company...