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  1. EVANNEX

    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...
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    Why did Tesla acquire Maxwell Technologies?

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla’s acquisition of battery supplier Maxwell Technologies went mostly unnoticed by the mainstream press, but it could have a tremendous influence on the future of the California carmaker, and of the entire auto industry. Above: A sampling of batteries...
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    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...
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    Have a Happy Valentine’s Day the Tesla Way

    Originally published at evannex.com. This Valentine’s Day brings back an amusing Tesla story from a Model S owner in the UK. It turns out that he decided to transform his Model S into the ultimate lovemobile. How? He created a custom “My Valentine” license plate, included 100 giant Ecuadorian...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Ambient light Upgrade M3

    As everyone knows Ambient light in Tesla is not the best so I decided to Upgrade the Foot well lights with Abstract ocean ones, however after a few days driving it with them i felt that it needed a little bit more. There's easy ways to hook up 12v wire in a regular car but not in Tesla and the...
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    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...
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    Think you can hack a Model 3? Tesla might just give you one free

    Originally published at evannex.com. Cars have been morphing into computers for a couple of decades now, but Tesla has taken the transformation to a new level. However, as every computer user knows, digitization means a panoply of ever-evolving security threats. Tesla has long worked with the...
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    No Supercharger? No worries, this Tesla owner has a hack for road trip charging [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. The first question the unenlightened ask of EV owners is invariably, “what do you do when you run out of charge?” And we invariably reply, “You don’t run out of charge, any more than you run out of gas in a legacy vehicle. You plan your trips and plug in...
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    Want to get your question answered by Elon Musk on Tesla's next earnings call?

    Originally published at evannex.com. Tesla scheduled its next earnings call on January 30th and investors are ready for some big news. The Silicon Valley automaker will discuss its fourth quarter earnings and reflect on an impressive (albeit turbulent) 2018. More importantly, Elon Musk will...
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    Tesla's Opportunity: China's EV market is 3x bigger than the US EV market [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. When Elon Musk was on-hand for the launch of Tesla's new Gigafactory in Shanghai, it was a groundbreaking occasion in more ways than one. The opportunity in China is enormous for Tesla. "China’s Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) reports that...
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    These ‘Tesla Model 3 in Snow’ photos will send chills down your spine [Gallery]

    Originally published at evannex.com. Since it's the winter season, looking at freezing Model 3 photos will surely give you that ultra-cool feeling inside. So we've curated some 'Tesla Model 3 in Snow' photos for your viewing pleasure and present the following images as our favorites...
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    The history of Tesla in five minutes [Video]

    Originally published at evannex.com. The history of Tesla is one of the most fascinating stories in business history - a quintessential American tale of technical innovation, marketing savvy and massive risk-taking. Those who aren’t ready to take the time for my 338-page history of the company...
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    Elon Musk breaks new ground in China - in more ways than one

    Originally published at evannex.com. Above: After breaking ground in Shanghai, Elon Musk discusses plans for Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 (Twitter: @vincent13031925) “We hope you can get a firm foothold and expand the market,” Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told Musk. “We hope your company can become...
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    Could this be the coolest Tesla charger ever?

    Originally published at evannex.com. In addition to designing sleek cars, Tesla also designs eye-catching electric vehicle chargers. However, someone else appears to be stealing the limelight. According to Inverse, “When Tony Caciolo put the finishing touches on his Tesla electric car charger...
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    Tesla's presence is felt at the Detroit Auto Show

    Originally published at evannex.com. There’s lots of EV hype coming out of this year’s Detroit Auto Show. Tesla, however, is absent. Phil LeBeau of CNBC reports, “Tesla may not be at this year’s North American International Auto Show, but it’s easy to feel the influence of Elon Musk’s company...
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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...
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    Norway is a hotspot for Tesla and electric vehicles

    Originally published at evannex.com. As the world slowly transitions to vehicle electrification, one country continues to sprint ahead. According to Quartz, "Half of all passenger cars sold in Norway [in 2018] were either all-electric or plug-in hybrids — a global record, according to the...
  20. EVANNEX

    J.D. Power: Tesla Model 3 is 'really dominating'

    Originally published at evannex.com Now that 2018 is in the record books, it’s clear that Tesla’s put the auto industry on notice. And 2019 could be even bigger. Jack Nerad at Forbes reports, “2019 will be a pivotal year for electric vehicles in general and Tesla Motors in particular, and...
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    Tesla Videos from Xcelerate Reviews

    Hey guys, Check out this video to learn more about the Tesla Model 3 Configurator! Thanks!
  22. EVANNEX

    Wall Street Journal: Gas-powered cars could soon become the equivalent of 'flip phones'

    Originally published at evannex.com. Pulitzer Prize winning auto columnist, Dan Neil, discusses his next car in the Wall Street Journal — and it's going to be electric. He writes, "This is above all a pocketbook issue for me. A gas-powered vehicle would be too expensive. I plan to keep my next...
  23. EVANNEX

    Inside Tesla’s secret, intense focus on batteries

    Originally published at evannex.com. By now, regular readers of this column are well aware that we (along with most other writers who focus on electric vehicles) consider the threat of the “Tesla killer” to be no threat at all. Yes, Big Auto is producing excellent EVs, some of which are in...
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    Feynlab installer- Orlando, Fl.

    Auto Salon of Orlando is the city's premiere provider of fine line automotive detailing, window tinting, PPF, ceramic, paint correction and vehicle wrapping services. We have the professional experience, use the highest quality materials and employ state of the art techniques to achieve the...
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    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...
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    Former Tesla Staffer: Carmakers wedded to old tech are 'headed for obsolesence'

    Originally published at evannex.com. Elon Musk is consistently accused of being late. Sure, Tesla typically takes longer to launch its electric cars than Musk’s overzealous timelines. But no one can argue with his sense of urgency to expedite EVs to market. On the other hand, how are legacy...
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    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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    3D printed J1772 Adapter Thingy

    I am sharing a 32A charger with my spouse and her Chevy Bolt EV and use that Tesla-supplied small adapter for the ChargePoint plug. It was beginning to be a nuisance to put it in the trunk, have it roll around the centre console, or fear constantly misplacing it in the garage. So I...
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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...
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    The ‘Tesla Stretch’ Is Proving Car Buyers Will Pay More For A Model 3

    Originally published at evannex.com. The Tesla Model 3 is turning out to be an electric car that's seducing car buyers across multiple market segments. According to CleanTechnica, "45% of current electric car drivers plan to buy a Tesla next." Okay, that's understandable. Non-Tesla EV drivers...