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Friday, 07 January 2022 08:58

First 15 Tesla Semi Units to Be Delivered to PepsiCo by End of January: Report

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati

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In November, PepsiCo CEO Ramon Laguarta surprised the electric vehicle community when he said during an appearance on CNBC his company was looking forward to the first deliveries of the Tesla Semi in Q4 2021.

Thursday, 06 January 2022 15:20

The Boring Company’s LVCC Loop Ramps to 70 Cars as CES 2022 Kicks Off

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati

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The Boring Company’s (TBC) Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Loop in Sin City recently increased its Tesla fleet to 70 vehicles as part of its efforts to cater to the influx of visitors attending CES 2022

Wednesday, 05 January 2022 15:11

Tesla Giga Nevada to Start Using Redwood’s Recycled Battery Components

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati

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On Jan. 4, Panasonic announced Redwood Materials would start supplying copper foil to its battery production facility in Giga Nevada.

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Collision repair facilities in Hawaii now have the opportunity to take part in a variety of industry educational classes, thanks to Island Concepts’ new training facility.

Wednesday, 05 January 2022 10:47

First Tesla Supercharger Opens in Hawaii, Last of the 50 States

Written by Andrei Nedelea, Inside EVs

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The Tesla Supercharger network already covers most of the U.S., making journeys from and to pretty much any major destination not only possible, but easy. 

Tuesday, 04 January 2022 15:26

Classic Collision Acquires Medford, OR, Auto Body Shop

Written by Kevin Opsahl, Mail Tribune

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For 17 years, David Husel gave “blood, sweat and tears” to his family business, New Stage Collision in Medford, OR.