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Tesla Model 3 Battery Pack & Battery Cell Teardown Highlights Performance Improvements

January 28th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Electric vehicle expert Jack Rickard recently took to the Tesla Model 3 battery pack with his unique combination of "stoic heroism" and battery know-how, in order to shed some light on the battery setup in the Tesla Model 3. Why heroism? Jack tore down a nearly fully charged 2170 battery, defying battery handling best practices and common sense, for your benefit. But I digress


The Tesla Smear

August 5th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

In recent months, all of us who follow Tesla have noticed a dramatic increase in what Elon Musk characterized as “relentlessly negative” news, rumors, and innuendo concerning Tesla and its vehicle lineup. You’ll find damaging Tesla stories and commentary on obscure blogs and twitter feeds, across mainstream news sites and aggregators, and in national web sources and publications


Is Tesla Subsidized? What’s The Truth About Claims Tesla, SpaceX, & Elon Musk Wealth Only Exist Because Of Subsidies?

February 18th, 2018 | by James Ayre

It's pretty common nowadays to hear the claim that the only reason that Tesla, or SpaceX, or any of Elon Musk's other ventures exists is because of government subsidies. I've myself heard the claim quite a lot over just the last few weeks. The funny thing: I haven't heard any specifics from those making these claims about how they are "subsidized." The general consensus when pressed seems to be: "Well, that's what I heard (and I don't like him)."



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