Tesla announced on July 25 that the production of its Model 3 electric vehicles will start in the Shanghai Gigafactory by the end of the year.
Former Chinese Tesla engineer Cao Guangzhi admitted on July 11 that he uploaded compressed files containing the source code of Autopilot onto his own iCloud account at the end of 2018 when he was still working for Tesla.
Chinese EV-maker XPeng launched its newest creation, the G3 2020, on July 10.
Tesla confirmed on June 28 that the self-combustion of a Tesla in April was due to one battery unit’s malfunction, rather than any system defects.
Shanghai-based electric vehicle manufacturer NIO today issued a mass recall of its ES8 models through an announcement made on its official Weibo account.
A new kind of vehicle that doesn’t require drivers seems to be just around the corner. Tech giants, startups, car makers, and ride-hailing firms are now racing to get the autonomous vehicles (AVs) on public roads.
Volkswagen, a German automaker, announced on May 14 that it is building two plants in China to produce a total of 600,000 vehicles running on MEB, its modular car platform for electric vehicles.
Smoke rose from a Tesla. Six seconds later, flames spread from the burning car to ignite two cars in an underground parking lot in Shanghai on April 21.
Elon Musk commended Tencent Keen Security Lab on their work of finding flaws in Tesla’s driver assistance system. The lab found a way to trick a Tesla Model S into entering the lane of oncoming traffic by simply placing stickers on the road.
Tesla filed a lawsuit against former Chinese employee Guangzhi Cao on Mar 21, claiming the engineer copied the source code for its autopilot technology before taking a job with Chinese self-driving car startup XPeng in January.
On March 15, Tesla launched its last piece of the Model series, the Model Y. It is more of an affordable version of Model 3.
There has been a new development on Tesla’s sales strategy.
The world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla has been embroiled in controversy lately in one of the largest EV markets—China.
Looks like Tesla consumers will be getting an early treat this month, as the company announced on Feb. 20 during a celebratory event in Beijing that it will be delivering the Model 3 in China at least a week earlier than expected.