Will Refreshed Tesla Model S & Model X Employ 'Megacasting'?

Daniel Fowler
January 31, 2021

This also represents the company's sixth straight quarter of profitability.

Over the past three months, the USA -traded shares of Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO have more than doubled as investors diversify their bets in the electric vehicle industry.

Since the unveiling of Tesla's electric semi truck back in 2017, the expected release date has been pushed back several times, from 2019 to 2020 and now to sometime in the latter half of 2021.

"We are now the leader in the Chinese market".

Remember when Elon Musk said Tesla only continued to build the Model S and X for sentimental reasons? But data from the China Passenger Car Association shows that Tesla sold around 135,400 vehicles there previous year, a record for the company and making it the bestselling EV brand in the country. The consequences of trying to automate PRND won't be clear until people start taking deliveries of these new cars, which is supposed to happen in a matter of weeks, the report added. Only 1% to 2% of Chinese Tesla owners signed up for the driving assistance software. So, as you possibly can think about, gaming inside this automotive can be an ultra-immersive expertise for the passengers. Tesla says it's capable of 0-60 in less than 2 seconds, claiming in the earnings presentation that it's the fastest-accelerating production auto in the world.

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It is worth mentioning that its manufacturing processes are not different from those of its competitors, it relies on robots and automated processes, but the whole attraction of Elon Musk's company is in the production of its entirely electric cars, identified as Model 3 and Model Y.

While examining how Model S Plaid's new performance specs play into the new Roadster, Musk said that the Roadster is "part rocket", likely referring to the SpaceX package. Contrary to those newer Tesla cars, the refreshed Model S and X will retain their 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, at least according to the image. "We will have enough cells for Semi when we are producing the Tesla 4680 in volume".

There will be an option to change drive modes on the touchscreen, but CEO Elon Musk made the case for automatic shifting on Twitter late Wednesday night.

CATL is China's leading battery maker, while LG of South Korea and Japan's Panasonic are also big suppliers.

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