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  • Elon Musk delivers first Tesla Model Ys at Giga Berlin-Brandenburg opening
    On March 22, 2022, Elon Musk personally delivered the first 30 Made in Germany Tesla Model Y Performance to customers at the site of the Giga Berlin-Brandenburg factory, in Grünheide. Tesla is now producing electric vehicles on three continents: Asia, Europe and North America. Local and federal politicians together with the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz …
  • Tesla Model 3 amazing 10000th Mile Road Trip
    We bought our Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus in May 2021 and took delivery the following month. It stayed under a car cover in our parking lot for a week because I couldn’t register it in time (corona disruptions), but then it got rolling. The car was delivered on our doorstep with 5 miles (8 …
  • Tesla to offer free Supercharging to all cars across Europe during the 2022 winter holidays
    Tesla will offer free Supercharging to all cars in select locations across Europe during the 2022 winter holidays. This incredible measure is intended to prevent congestion at their Supercharger network during weekend peak hours, along popular travel routes in four European countries. The countries and dates affected are: France Friday to Sunday between 11 February …
  • Joe Rogan and Jordan Peterson reminding us of the difficulties in fighting climate change
    In a very lengthy and technical discussion, Joe Rogan and Jordan Peterson are reminding us in the episode #1769 of The Joe Rogan Experience, how difficult it is to take action against climate change. Here’s a snippet of that talk. Jordan Peterson: More people die every year from solar energy than die from nuclear. Joe …
  • Tesla Produced and Delivered more than 300k Vehicles in Q4 2021
    Tesla produced 930,422 cars in 2021 and delivered 936,172 to customers In the last quarter of 2021 Tesla produced 305,840 vehicles and delivered 308,600. This brings the total production for 2021 to 930,422 vehicles. Tesla managed to deliver an astonishing 936,172 vehicles in 2021. 2021 was marked by parts shortages and rising prices all across …
  • The Tesla Model S Plaid is the coolest car of 2021
    A little while ago I did the crazy thing of ordering a Model 3. Big event last Friday (11.06) because Elon Musk hosted the long awaited Plaid Delivery event in Fremont, California and I needed to stay at home to receive my Model 3 vehicle registration documents (sent with UPS Express 12:00 from Hamburg, Germany). …
  • What is climate change and why you should care
    For all we know, nobody lives forever. We live because of our ancestors and others will live because of us. We are in the middle; someone must be in the middle. From this point we can look in both directions. Both have their charms, both have their horrors, but one has more importance than the …
  • SpaceX vertically lands Starship SN10 for the first time. Prototype explodes 8 minutes later. It was spectacular!
    Elon Musk and SpaceX have made propulsive landing cool. On March 3, 2021 SpaceX has once again made history: Starship SN10, a rocket slightly taller than the Chicago Water Tower (160 ft) and with a diameter almost the size of a tennis court (30 ft), took off and landed vertically in Boca Chica, Texas. It …
  • SpaceX: Starship SN9 10 km High Altitude Flight Test
    SpaceX has conducted on February 2, 2021 a second high-altitude flight test with the 9th iteration of their upcoming Starship spacecraft. The primary objective of the test was to demonstrate control of the vehicle in subsonic reentry. Except for the landing, all objectives were successfully achieved. Comprehensive list of objectives: Successive shut down of engines …
  • Tesla 2020 Q4 Earnings Report: best results in the industry
    Tesla is on track to become a trillion dollar company According to the Tesla’s 2020 Q4 Earnings Report released on the 27th of January 2021, the US technology giant has registered the biggest growth any company has seen in the automotive, solar and energy storage industries in 2020. *in millions, except percentages Based on strong …
  • Tesla Model X pre-refresh price and specs in January 2021. North America, Europe, Asia.
    The projects Tesla has taken on in the early years were daring and crazy. The Model X SUV is the cherry on top. Built on the same platform as the Model S, the X stunned the world through the most advanced piece of gimmickry ever seen in a car: the Falcon-Wing doors. These are a …
  • Tesla Model S pre-refresh price in January 2021. North America, Europe, Asia.
    The Model S is the car that launched Tesla on the world stage. It is the second production car built by Tesla and the first deliveries to customers took place in summer 2012. This car showed the world that it is possible to take on Mercedes and the other established luxury brands with a powertrain …
  • Why the Tesla Cybertruck is the ultimate utility family off-road camping vehicle
    The first thing to say is that it has a 6.5-feet (1.98 m) cargo bed (vault). This basically means, for most people, that if you want to travel a long distance and don’t want to bother yourself with renting a room somewhere, you can easily take a (comfortable) 2h nap in the vault, and then …
  • Elon Musk is the world’s richest person. Why is he suddenly so successful?
    With an estimated net worth of more than $185 billion, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, became in January 2021 the world’s richest person. This “title” was previously held for three consecutive years by Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos, whose net worth was Thursday at $184 billion. More electric cars on the roads At …
  • Tesla Model 3 2021 price and specs at the beginning of the year. North America, Europe, Asia.
    The Tesla Model 3 has been the best selling electric vehicle for three consecutive years. It started production in the second half of 2017 and it’s responsible for bringing Tesla to the brink of bankruptcy. Nevertheless, it has become Tesla’s best selling car, available in 38 countries worldwide. The starting price for the basic version …
  • Price and specs of the Tesla Model Y at the beginning of 2021. America, Europe, Asia.
    After selling half a million cars in 2020, these are the prices for the Tesla Model Y in markets around the World on January 1st 2021.
  • Tesla produced and delivered half a million cars in 2020
    Tesla produced 509,737 cars in 2020 and delivered 499,550 to customers Tesla has announced in their Q4 report for 2020 the total number of vehicles produced and delivered in 2020. The cheaper Model 3 and Y were the top attraction for Tesla’s customer base while the older Model S and X represented a little more …
  • Tesla for dummies. Why should you buy a Tesla? Why not a BMW?
    Why Tesla and not other cars? Why a luxury car and not a normal car? Why a big car and not a small car? “Why” questions: very important questions; our entire life is wrapped around them. Some can be answered, some not, some are best left unanswered. So, what makes Tesla special? Why should you …
  • SpaceX Starship SN9 rollout, upcoming Super Heavy Booster and Starlink going public?
    The week before Christmas 2020 brought a number of important updates from Boca Chica, SpaceX’s development site for Starship. The next iteration of Starship (SN9) has been taken out of the high bay and moved to the launch site. This follows an unexpected incident which has happened in the second week of December, only hours …
  • Apple copies Tesla, Elon Musk wanted to sell Tesla to Apple, TSLA to BTC?
    Apple is reportedly releasing an electric vehicle around 2024. The news is somewhat puzzling as this will mark approximately 10 years since the debut of Apple’s Project Titan, which intended to build a compelling self-driving EV to challenge Tesla. Not much has been heard from this endeavor since, with news of new hirings and partnerships …
  • Tesla in S&P 500, FSD Subscription, Superchargers open to other EVs
    As Q4 nears to an end, the week before Christmas has been a busy week for Tesla. The most visible development was $TSLA’s inclusion in the S&P 500 index. With a market value of more than $600 billion, $TSLA was included Monday 21 December in the prestigious market index with a whopping $695/share at market …
  • Tesla Giga Berlin deforestation and money problems. Is saving the climate worth it?
    image credit @Gf4Tesla For those of you who don’t know, Germany has been a country divided in two parts for more than 40 years. Today, 30 years after the reunification of East and West Germany, the differences between the two regions are still palpable. There are (almost) no big technology companies in the old Eastern …
  • SpaceX: Starship SN8 High-Altitude flight test is the most amazing rocket test to date!
    There are two big projects that Elon Musk and his teams have in Texas. One of them is the new Tesla Gigafactory near Austin and the other one is the SpaceX South Texas site at Boca Chica, near Brownsville. At this latter location, December 9th 2020 was a big day: the 12.5 km (40 000 …
  • Elon Musk: we need to have reasons to be excited about life
    At the beginning of December 2020, Elon Musk received in Germany the Axel Springer Award for his outstanding achievements in the space, automotive and banking industries and for striving to revolutionize other fields, such as those of renewable energy and medicine. The Axel Springer SE is a notable German digital publishing company which comprises some …
  • Giga Berlin will be the largest and cleanest battery production facility in the world: Elon Musk
    On the 24th of November 2020, Elon Musk participated online at the European Conference on Batteries. In an interview held at 2 am his time he emphasized, among other things, that Giga Berlin will be the largest and cleanest battery production facility in the world. The important topics at a glance: The range of some …
  • Tesla Model 3 Performance rocks!
    hat can you do in 30 minutes with a Tesla Model 3 Performance? Take some pictures, drive around the town, feel the car and take some more pictures. Not in Germany! Here you get to see if the Model 3 Performance lives up to its name. And it does! No roaring engine when you’re going …
  • How to get your hands on a Tesla
    I had my eyes on Tesla for quite some time: I followed their progress with admiration, seen the problems they had bringing the Model 3 into production, I’ve been pleased to see that they are already working on the next Model but until Tesla Autonomy Day back in April 2019, I was just a distant …
  • First time driving a Tesla
    ou feel that the Tesla Model S is heavy but it also has sufficient power to compensate. The visibility is very good and to navigate through the different menus on the touchscreen it’s a child’s play. The feel of the seats is also good, although I didn’t feel as comfortable as in my A6. I …
  • Tesla Model S – Amazing Trip in Northern Germany
    If you would have a Tesla Model S all for yourself for a day in Germany, with unlimited charging, the first thing you would probably do would be to drive to the nearest Autobahn entry and floor it. That’s exactly what I did with a Model S 75D, although after I took a trip to …