Tesla will Showcase Electric Semi-Truck at November 16 Event
Tesla Motors has sent invitations for unveiling of electric semi-truck on November 16. The event was earlier planned in October but the company had to push it to November 16 due to production bottlenecks. The event will be held in Hawthorne, California. Tesla recently informed that the company could start production of electric trucks within two years.
After electric cars, automobile companies are now working on electric trucks as well. Volkswagen announced $1.7 billion investment in development of electric trucks and buses. Cummins recently shared prototype of its electric truck. Last week, Daimler shared electric truck concept vehicle with 220 miles range. Commercial vehicle segment could offer much better margins and sales for automobile majors.
Tesla has been running behind schedule for its mass-market vehicle Model 3. As the company faced production issues, Tesla CEO Elon Musk informed last month that the company could miss some of its targets for Model 3 production.
Tesla stock declined after the company reported larger-than-expected loss during the latest quarterly results. Market analysts and investors have become doubtful about Tesla reaching its production targets for Model 3. The production increase for Model 3 is also impacting other Tesla projects.
Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors has issued a voluntary recall of 123,000 units of its Model S electric cars, owing to a defect in a power steering bolt.
In an interesting spotting of a possible ‘Performance’ version of Tesla Model 3, TMC forum member ‘sreams’ has claimed that he saw the vehicle last week, at the Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, CA.
According to recent data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the month of March 2018 recorded a fall in the demand for new diesel cars in the UK by more than one-third.
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Kandi has recently marked its official foray into the US market, with the launch of two new EVs --- the EX3 all-electric SUV, and the K22 subcompact electric car.
At a recent briefing with reporters in Beijing, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) spokeswoman Meng Wei said that China plans to take action to curtail the “blind” development of its electric vehicle (EV) sector which has been witne
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed in a recent announcement that the automaker’s forthcoming super car – the next-generation Roadster – will feature an ‘Augmented Mode’ which will enable the drivers to handle the vehicle’s power.