Tesla maintains its battery factory project near Berlin, assures the region

Tesla’s battery factory project in Germany is “maintained“, local authorities said Thursday, after press reports evoking a pause in the construction site, due to a new subsidy regime in the United States. “Tesla (…) has confirmed that the battery factory will be built on site“Said in a statement to AFP a spokesperson for the German … Read more

Tesla puts battery factory project in Germany on hold

Tesla has put plans to build a battery factory in Germany on hold to see how the group can respond to new regulations on subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles in the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal. Washington indeed adopted in August a text providing for tax incentives for manufacturers if … Read more

Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in Texas

US electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and is seeking tax breaks to complete the project. In an application package sent to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts at the end of August and made public on Friday, Tesla says it wants to “process … Read more

Tesla recalls 675,000 cars

These are the best-selling Model 3 and the luxurious Model S, with “potentially” defective trunks. Electric car giant Tesla to carry out massive new vehicle recall for trunkspotentiallydefective on two models in China and the United States, again raising the question of its reliability. This recall affects 475,000 vehicles in the United States and nearly … Read more

Tesla stock split three-fold approved by shareholders

Tesla’s general meeting of shareholders on Thursday approved a three-fold stock split in the Wall Street-listed electric vehicle maker. Its leader Elon Musk did not specify when this split will be effective. The group had already divided its share by five in 2020 to make the title more accessible to its employees and small shareholders, … Read more

Thousands of users report an outage on Google

Tens of thousands of users of Google services reported outages to the benchmark site DownDetector.com on Monday evening, notably concerning the search engine but also Maps, its mapping application. “User reports indicate that there are problems on Google Maps since 9:36 p.m. (according to the US east coast time zone, which is 3:36 a.m. in … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

Carrefour expands its offer by offering the rental of Tesla vehicles

By the end of June, around thirty Carrefour will rent two Tesla models, at 59 euros a day. Carrefour is strengthening its car rental offer with top-of-the-range models. Among the Fiat 500, Jeep Renegade, Renault Clio, Capture, Kadjar or Scenic, there will now be Teslas. From this Thursday, two models of these electric cars can … Read more

Tesla recalls nearly 54,000 vehicles likely not to stop “Stop” in the United States

The recall follows that of 7,600 Tesla vehicles last November for risks related to the driver’s airbag. Electric car maker Tesla has initiated a recall in the United States of nearly 54,000 vehicles equipped with the FSD Beta driver assistance system that can continue to drive automatically after passing a sign “Stopinstead of coming to … Read more

Google pays $90 million to avoid legal battle with developers

Google has agreed to set up a $90 million fund to be given to small app developers to settle abuse of dominance lawsuits to impose its terms. Read alsoThomas Kurian: “France is a priority for Google Cloud» 48,000 application publishers concerned The fund is intended for developers who earned less than two million dollars a … Read more