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Elon Musk urges quick Tesla Model Y production ramp up in leaked email

Musk wants more of these pronto.


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Just as the Tesla Model Y started to begin production and deliveries commenced, the California-based carmaker shut its plant down to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Not without some hiccups, but it did shut down.

Now, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he wants to see Model Y production¬†start to ramp up. In a leaked email Electrek obtained and published Monday evening from Musk, Tesla’s boss urged the workforce to focus on increasing production and minimizing any “rectifications.” Those are problems incurred during production Tesla needs to fix after final

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Porsche Taycan vs. Tesla Model S: Luxury EVs compared

Both of these EVs are very compelling.


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If you want a big, fast, beautiful, luxurious EV, you have two choices. There’s the ubiquitous, ever-evolving Tesla Model S and the fresh new Porsche Taycan. I’ve been lucky enough to spend a lot of time in both of these cars, so you know what question comes next: Which is better? Let’s see if we can’t find ourselves a winner.


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Range and charging

I’ll start with the topic that, for many EV followers, will be

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Tesla Model 3 was California’s best selling car through first quarter

The pandemic didn’t seem to hurt Model 3 sales much in CA.


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Hats off to the Tesla Model 3 as it continues to defy expectations and find plenty of new buyers. In fact, through the first quarter of this year, the electric car was California’s best selling vehicle. Like, out of every segment.

Data from the California New Car Dealers Association released last week shows the Model 3 sold 18,856 units through March 31 of this year. The figure is greater than any rival car, and even trumps mass-market cars and crossovers. The car to come closest was the

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Buy a Tesla Model 3 now, because the price just dropped a couple grand

Sorry if you just placed an order for one…


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Tesla doesn’t really do model years. The electric carmaker just sort of updates things as it sees fit. Folks, the latest update as we approach the middle of 2020 might be the time to snag a Model 3, because it’s now $2,000 cheaper.

Reuters first reported on Tesla’s move to cut prices in North America, and a quick trip to the automaker’s site shows the Model 3 is, indeed, cheaper now. Actually, almost every Tesla is cheaper: The Model S and Model X are up to 6% cheaper, to

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