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  1. Chris

    Audi’s new Q4 e-tron will go head-to-head with Tesla

    Audi’s new Q4 e-tron will go head-to-head with Tesla Audi’s new Q4 e-tron will go head-to-head with Tesla Inc. in the fast-growing market of compact crossover SUVs to help parent Volkswagen AG narrow its electric-car sales gap with the world leader. The model Audi unveiled Wednesday is among a...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla claims record car sales in last quarter

    Tesla claims record car sales in last quarter Tesla Inc. delivered more cars than expected in the first quarter, a strong start to a year in which Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk will be scaling global operations and building two more factories. The maker of electric vehicles delivered...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla shares stumble in wake of big Bitcoin drop

    Tesla shares stumble in wake of big Bitcoin drop Tesla Inc. shares wiped out their year-to-date gains Tuesday and briefly traded below the level where they were when the electric-carmaker entered the S&P 500 Index in December. The stock dropped as much as 13% to $619 in New York, its biggest...
  4. Jamie McKane

    First Tesla Model X ships to South Africa next week

    First Tesla Model X ships to South Africa next week Sustainable technology group Rubicon is bringing a Tesla Model X Performance Edition all-electric SUV into South Africa next week. "This is a big step forward for raising the profile of renewable energy in South Africa," the director of...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Audi reveals E-Tron GT luxury EV to take on new Tesla Model S

    Audi reveals E-Tron GT luxury EV to take on new Tesla Model S Audi expects the U.S. to be the largest market for its new electric four-door coupe, one of the most powerful cars Volkswagen AG’s premium brand has ever built. It offers slightly less-blazing acceleration than Tesla Inc.’s latest...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    Bitcoin breaks $47,000-mark following Tesla purchase

    Bitcoin breaks $47,000-mark following Tesla purchase Bitcoin hit a fresh record above $47,000 on Tuesday after Tesla Inc.’s announcement of a $1.5 billion investment in the largest cryptocurrency. The token rose as much as 6.3% to almost $47,493 in Asian trading before paring some of the...
  7. Jamie McKane

    SA businesses buy Tesla Powerwalls for employees working from home

    SA businesses buy Tesla Powerwalls for employees working from home Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the return of load-shedding in South Africa, companies are buying Tesla Powerwalls for employees to enable them to work from home without interruption. A Tesla Powerwall is a self-contained...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Tesla Powerwall prices come down in South Africa

    Tesla Powerwall prices come down in South Africa South Africans looking for a reliable load-shedding solution will be pleased to know that the price of a Tesla Powerwall setup has decreased substantially since last year. Powerwall is a home battery system that stores excess energy for use when...
  9. Jamie McKane

    The tech investment that would have turned your R10,000 into R2.9 million in 10 years

    The tech investment that would have turned your R10,000 into R2.9 million in 10 years A R10,000 investment in electric vehicle and clean energy company Tesla made at the beginning of 2011 would have grown to over R2.9 million now. Tesla Motors, named after inventor Nikola Tesla, was founded in...
  10. Joseph matane

    Solid State Battery

    A solid-state battery is a battery technology that uses solid electrodes and a solid electrolyte, instead of the liquid or polymer gel electrolytes found in lithium-ion or lithium polymer batteries. ... Solid-state batteries have found use in pacemakers, RFID and wearable devices. Do you think...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Tesla is now worth more than Berkshire Hathaway

    Tesla is now worth more than Berkshire Hathaway Tesla’s market cap of $555 billion is now higher than that of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which stands at $543 billion. Tesla has had a knockout year, with its stock price increasing from $86 per share to $586 per share in eleven months.
  12. Jamie McKane

    Tesla launches its own brand of tequila

    Tesla launches its own brand of tequila Electric carmaker Tesla has launched its own brand of Tequila on its online store. The idea for the tequila started out as an April Fools' Day joke in 2018, where the liquor was referred to by Elon Musk as "Teslaquilla".
  13. Jamie McKane

    I shorted Tesla at $1,900 - It was a terrible idea

    I shorted Tesla at $1,900 - It was a terrible idea I shorted Tesla's stock when it hit $1,897 a week ago, and it was a horrible decision. As an IT journalist in South Africa, however, I naturally did not have any real money to invest and I used a demo Webtrader account from Standard Bank to...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Tesla share price surges to highest point this year

    Tesla share price surges to highest point this year Tesla Inc. shares touched their highest in more than a year after a host of positive news boosted sentiment for shares that have underperformed the broader market this year. The stock rose as much as 7% on Monday, touching the highest...
  15. C

    Morris Garage

    Ahhh MG, a British brand that has Chinese parents. SAIC, the owners of MG seem to be doing wonders for the brand of recently, just like what Geely is doing for Volvo, Lotus and Proton, in fact they recently bought a chunk of smart car and they own a car company that plans on making cars that...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Tesla Powerwall is back in South Africa

    Tesla Powerwall is back in South Africa Tesla Powerwall is returning to South Africa, Rubicon sales director Greg Blandford has told MyBroadband. Pre-orders from Rubicon open on 2 December and the first shipments will arrive at the end of the year. Package deals with solar panels and inverters...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Tesla fails to reach 100,000 deliveries

    Tesla fails to reach 100,000 deliveries The good and the bad Elon Musk were on full display Wednesday, when Tesla Inc. released its much-awaited third-quarter delivery figures. The good: Musk’s relentless drive to ramp up output helped push deliveries to a record 97,000 units. [Bloomberg]
  18. Jamie McKane

    Tesla researcher unveils million-mile battery

    Tesla researcher unveils million-mile battery A research partner of Tesla has published a paper about a battery cell that could last over a million miles, Electrek reports. Jeff Dahn and the rest of his lab released the test results on 6 September for the Li-Ion battery cell, which uses a...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Tesla batteries are powering Zimbabwe

    Tesla batteries are powering Zimbabwe Zimbabweans are relying on Tesla Inc. to help them pay their bills. Amid power outages of as long as 18 hours a day, Econet Wireless Ltd., Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile-phone operator, is turning to the Palo Alto, California-based automaker and storable-energy...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Tesla raises car prices in China

    Tesla raises car prices in China Tesla Inc. raised car prices in China, responding to trade tensions that weigh on the country’s currency and have led to oscillating import tariffs on vehicles. The price of a basic level imported Model 3 sedan went up more than 2% to 363,900 yuan ($50,900)...
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