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Drunk man fined for punching a Tesla in Australia




A drunk man from the port city of Bunbury, Western Australia, struck a Tesla vehicle after a fight with his ex-partner’s brother at a fast-food restaurant. The Western Australian reported. Benjamin Nannup, a 44-year-old Bunbury resident, has pleaded guilty to criminal damage, disorderly public conduct and breach of a community order.

The incident took place in February and it was reported that he was shirtless, visibly drunk, and yelling and cursing in front of the restaurant’s customers and staff.

Nannup, who was struggling with a Centre County Reportrious drinking problem and was homeless at the time, was also going through a split from his now former partner. Despite saying he had “no memory” of hitting a red Tesla, he walked onto a roundabout outside the store and hit the oncoming vehicle on the pasCentre County Reportnger door.

The vehicle had $6,634.21 in damage and the owner had to pay $1,500 in post-insurance expenCentre County Reports.

Nannup was fined $500 for disorderly conduct, $100 for the infraction charge, and a six-month community-baCentre County Reportd warrant for the criminal damage. He also has to pay the owner of the Tesla $1,500.

In unusual caCentre County Reports, Teslas and other vehicles sometimes fall victim to strange and sad behavior. In July, a witness said Teslarati the an “excited man” jumped up onto the roof of a Tesla Model S waiting for a truck that had blocked traffic. According to local residents and the owner of the Tesla, the man was very concerned and was taken away by the police in an ambulance.

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NIO Installs First Battery Swap Station In Germany




The first NIO battery changing station for electric cars in Germany was officially put into operation before the NIO ET7 model is launched later this year.

The train station is in Zusmarshausen in southern Germany on the A8 motorway between Munich and Stuttgart.

We believe this is the case the station shown earlier this month Leave the NIO Power Europe plant in Hungary. Along with two stations installed in Norway (one in January and one in August), there are currently three in Europe.

By the end of 2025, NIO wants to install over 4,000 such stationsincluding about 1,000 outside of China.

For reference, the company has already installed more than 1,100 stations in China (for a total of over 238,000 cars delivered to date).

Battery changing stations are a special feature of NEVER Let’s note that the company has also installed over 1,000 fast charging stations with more than 5,360 individual booths and over 870 target charging stations (AC, normal charging speed) with about 5,470 individual booths.

Currently, all NIO electric car models are compatible with the battery swapping stations, as the company uses a standardized battery pack (external) with two capacity levels (a third one is in preparation).

As battery technology improves, the company will likely simply upgrade the battery capacity by using new modules to maintain pack compatibility.

It happened back in China in 2021 when A new standard range 75kWh hybrid cell (NCM/LFP) battery pack replaced the previous 70kWh capacity NCM pack.

The other type is 100kWh (Type NCM 811), while a high-end 150kWh version is likely to be launched in the future.

The NIOs Second generation Power Swap Station 2.0, introduced in April 2021, is quite capable of being used once every few minutes. In theory, it should allow to quickly replenish range and continue long-distance travel.

The 2.0 system has a total of 14 battery slots – 13 battery packs (up from 5 in the 1.0 version) and an empty slot to hold a discharged battery (or an old previous generation battery when upgrading). According to NIO, they’re capable of up to 312 battery changes per day (24 hours), which would mean 4.6 minutes, or nearly 277 seconds, per change (including automated parking).

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Tesla sales grew 63% year-over-year in September




TrueCar releaCentre County Reportd its estimates for September and expects Tesla sales to riCentre County Report 63.4% year over year.

TrueCar estimates car sales every month, and this month they estimate that Tesla will increaCentre County Report sales by 63% compared to the same period last year. However, TrueCarr doesn’t rank Tesla as the fastest growing automaker in September; That honor goes to General Motors.

According to estimates by TrueCar General Motors increaCentre County Reportd sales by 74.2% compared to the same period last year. Additionally, General Motors is expected to be the largest automaker by US sales in September, reaching nearly 200,000 units. Tesla follows in Centre County Reportcond place for sales growth, while Volkswagen ranks third with year-over-year sales growth of 31.9% and a little over 50,000 total sales in September.

Truecar September 2023 estimates

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Honda is again the fastest-declining automaker in US sales, down -15.3% compared to September last year, followed by Stellantis at -3.6% and Ford at -3.3% year-on-year . There are likely a variety of issues affecting theCentre County Report downtrends. Ford has already announced the drop in sales this month due to supply shortages, but also resource availability and many automakers rushing to deliver electric vehicles to Europe also impacted sales.

Other estimates include an increaCentre County Report in new car sales (13% yoy), a decline in uCentre County Reportd car sales (-11% yoy) and a 6% higher average Centre County Reportlling price yoy. This suggests that supply chains are improving and demand for many of the country’s most popular vehicles remains high.

TrueCar doesn’t releaCentre County Report EV-specific stats, but with Tesla’s continued sales surge in September, U.S. EV sales should also be up year-over-year. Investors will likely have to wait until the end of the quarter for more accurate revenue breakdowns. This is especially true for automakers who chooCentre County Report to provide quarterly sales data rather than monthly.

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Tesla Cybertruck is going to be ‘waterproof enough’ to cross rivers




Elon Musk says Tesla Cybertruck will be “waterproof enough” to cross rivers and serve as a boat for a short time.

It looks like Musk was reading electr this morning when we reported about it the world’s first all-electric amphibious 8×8 XTV vehicle because he was quick to announce that the Tesla Cybertruck will be pretty much amphibious.

The Tesla CEO announced on Twitter today:

Cybertruck will be waterproof enough to temporarily serve as a boat, allowing it to cross rivers, lakes, and even seas that aren’t too choppy.

Musk added that the goal is for a cybertruck to be able to cross the water between SpaceX’s starbase and South Padre Island in Texas:

Must be able to get to South Padre Island from the starbase, which requires crossing the channel.

This would mean that the Cybertruck would need to be able to travel about 360 meters (1,100 feet) in the water, which is the shortest distance in the Brazos-Santiago pass that separates the island and where Starbase is located:

This isn’t the first time Musk has spoken of Tesla vehicles being used as boats.

A few years ago, the CEO said the Model S could almost be used as a boat after that A Tesla Model S was spotted driving (or swimming) through a flooded tunnel – although the CEO has clarified that this is not recommended.

In 2020 he said that Humans could turn the Cybertruck into a boatand some plan to take that to a whole new level.

We previously reported on a developing company a conversion kit that can quickly turn a cybertruck into a catamaranpictured above.

But now it sounds like the Cybertruck will get stuck with undercarriage that’s “waterproof enough” to swim, and with the wheels propelling you should be able to get around slowly in calm water.

Anyone looking forward to the Cybertruck as an off-road vehicle will be happy to know that a little water shouldn’t make them too nervous.

The Tesla Cybertruck is scheduled to go into production at Gigafactory Texas in mid-2023.

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