Tesla Model 3 production to run 24 hours, trying to overshoot June goal

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Tesla will attempt to ramp up production to 6,000 Model 3 cars per week by the end of June to reach its weekly goal of 5,000 and allow for a margin of error, Electrek reported, citing a letter to employees from Chief Executive Elon Musk.

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Autoblog 2018-04-10 12:33:00

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Ford, struggling to revive sales in China, on Tuesday unveiled five new models for the world’s biggest auto market, part of a business revitalization effort centered around a plan to launch over 50 new or redesigned vehicles by 2025.

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What a 181-horsepower 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata means for us, and you

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Last month, we reported on a VIN filing dug up by Road & Track that showed that the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata’s 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G engine would get a power bump, from 155 to 181 net horsepower. As for how the 2019 Miata would make that extra power, we heard rumors it’d utilize a new cylinder head allowing higher revs, accounting for that extra power. Now we have what appears to be a leaked document from Mazda Canada showing exactly where that extra power comes from.

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What a 181-horsepower 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata means for us, and you originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:34:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Autoblog 2018-04-06 22:20:00

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South Korea on Friday urged General Motors’ local subsidiary and labor union to reach a wage deal swiftly, after the automaker failed to make bonus payments — and triggered a violent protest in which workers ransacked GM’s executive offices.

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Tesla shares surge past $300 again

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In recent days and weeks, Tesla shares have seen some of their lowest prices in since they first surpassed $300 a year ago. Ahead of the announcement of the company’s first-quarter production figures, amidst a Moody’s downgrade, the price took a hit. The news of a fatal Autopilot crash in a Model X didn’t help. Neither did the continuing and increasing tensions over a possible trade war between the U.S. and China, which has the potential to be particularly burdensome to American automakers &mdas

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Tesla shares surge past $300 again originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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German carmakers caught in crossfire of U.S.-China trade tensions

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German carmakers BMW and Daimler are under increasing pressure to diversify production of their sports utility vehicles (SUVs) outside of the United States as a result of Washington’s growing trade tensions with China. Beijing’s proposed 25 percent tax on U.S. car factory exports will hit nearly 270,000 vehicles, with German carmakers accounting for $7 billion of the $11 billion total.

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Biggest losers among automakers if trade war really happens

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Escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, if the tariffs threatened by both sides are actually implemented, stand to hurt some automakers more than others.

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Fuel efficiency standards put EPA on collision course with California

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The Trump administration’s rejection on Monday of an Obama-era plan to make automobiles more fuel efficient opens up a long process to weaken current standards and puts California and the federal government on a collision course over vehicle emissions.

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NHTSA criticizes Tesla for releasing data on Model X crash

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The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Sunday it was “unhappy” that electric car maker Tesla made public information about the crash of its Model X vehicle on Autopilot that killed the driver last month.

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NHTSA criticizes Tesla for releasing data on Model X crash originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 Apr 2018 09:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Tesla stock recovers a bit as company pushes to hit Model 3 target

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Tesla shares rose on Thursday ahead of the expected release next week of the company’s quarterly auto production data, while a senior executive urged workers at the automaker to hit a weekly production target of 2,500 Model 3 sedans by the end of March.

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Tesla stock recovers a bit as company pushes to hit Model 3 target originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:46:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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