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Tesla ramps up its ambitions, expecting to produce 500,000 cars annually by 2018

Tesla says it is expecting to hit its goal of producing 500,000 cars annually — including the Model S, Model X and Model 3 — two years earlier than expected, meeting that expectation by 2018. All this is coming ahead of a critical next year for Tesla with the expansion of its line of vehicles…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/04/tesla-ramps-up-its-ambitions-expecting-to-produce-500000-cars-annually-by-2018/?ncid=rss

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Mercedes home batteries are a potential rival for Tesla’s Powerwall

The batteries developed for the high demands of all-electric Mercedes-Benz cars are finding a new application as in-home energy storage units. Sound familiar? Yeah, it’s a lot like the Tesla Powerwall. Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG announced that the storage units are being manufactured by its subsidiary Deutsche ACCUMOTIVE (Daimler has a real love of…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/28/mercedes-home-batteries-are-a-potential-rival-for-teslas-powerwall/?ncid=rss

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Elon Musk says it’s an “open secret” Apple is making an electric car, will be “compelling”

During an interview at Tesla’s design Studio in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk commented on Apple’s rumored electric vehicle program, codenamed “Project Titan“. It was hardly the first time the CEO commented on the project, but it always interesting to hear about the possibility of Apple bringing an electric car to market. This time Musk […]

http://9to5mac.com/2016/01/11/tesla-elon-musk-open-secret-apple-electric/