Monthly Archives: January 2019

042: TC: Raj creator of Drop Lock News: Tesla cuts 7% of staff, Supercharger Prices Raise then lower



In the News:
  • Tesla cuts 7% of workforce to trim costs of model 3
  • Model 3 gets approval for sale in Europe
  • Supercharger pricing raised a lot then lowered a bit a few days later
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Sources:
Bloomberg article that electric cars cleaner even with coal powered electricity
Gigafactory 3 construction video:
Supercharger pricing went up and no longer tied to each state.  Varies by location:
Tesla 7% job cut, blog post of email sent to employees:
Tesla 7% cuts, analysis by Forbes
Tesla gets approval for model 3 sales in Europe
Survey shows why Tesla may have killed the referral program
Tesla securing battery sources in China

041: 75D discontinued, Hackers can win a Tesla model 3, VIN registrations soar



In the News:
  • Tesla discontinues 75D battery option from S & X
  • Hackers get a chance to win a model 3
  • VIN registrations soar

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Sources:
Tesla discontinuing 75Kw pack:
Advanced Summon timeline update:
Gigafactory 3 funding – banks competing:
SpaceX lays off 10% of workforce:
Hacking contest for model 3:
Model 3 seat locks:
Powerwall subsidies now available in Australia:
VIN update for January:

040: Tesla News: Q4 Production and Deliveries, Gigafactory 3 Groundbreaking with Elon, Q4 Vehicle Safety Report



In the News:
  • Q4 preliminary production and delivery numbers
  • Elon goes to china for Gigafactory 3 groundbreaking
  • Q4 Tesla Vehicle Safety Report

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038: Larry Ellison added to Tesla Board, 2018 Tesla news review, 2019 look ahead at Tesla



In the News:
  • 2 new independent board members added to Tesla’s Board of Directors
  • Tesla pushes quarter end sales at US full tax credit deadline hits Dec 31
  • Tesla cuts prices in China

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