On November 7, Tesla’s official Weibo account announced that the Chinese-made Tesla Model 3 is “coming soon” to the largest automotive market in the world.
Tao Lin spoke at a press conference in anticipation of the upcoming 2019 Shanghai City Promotion Conference, underscoring the importance of Shanghai in the successful development of Tesla’s gigafactory.
Electric car maker Tesla’s landmark gigafactory in Shanghai has officially received the required power supply for preliminary production from the State Grid Corp of China.
Tesla is reported to be putting together “a major engineering team in China.”
Leaked photos on Chinese social media Weibo show Tesla Model 3 bodies going down the production line.
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.