Someone started a single petition on Change.org asking the Swedish Nobel Committee to award Elon Musk the Nobel Prize in Economic Science. Now they are nearing 4000 signatures at the time of this writing.
Consider the wait for the Tesla Model 3 there is an idea that perhaps Tesla should contract Nissan to gain production capability. Not have Nissan build the car, but if Nissan took over production capability they could ramp up faster. What do you think?
It appears that the competition is growing between Tesla Model 3 and Nissan LEAF. Both are popular electric cars and with Model 3's popularity the question is who will be the first "victim" of Model 3?
Once the public learned that Tesla will not send free Superchargers to the Model 3 owners, the topic is being actively discussed by many Tesla and EV owners in online forums. Most of the people seem to be disappointed because of the lack of free Superchargers. But here is one opinion, which says "everything is fine," and here is how you will still save more money.
Most automakers who build electric vehicles get batteries from suppliers like Samsung and LG. But Tesla is gearing up their Gigafactory to build their own batteries for their vehicles. This idea has caught the eye of another automaker.
For the second year in a row, the team from Ohio State University was named the winner of the Chevrolet Camaro-centric EcoCar3 competition – beating teams from 15 other universities around the country with their custom Camaro hybrid.
Another piece of the Tesla model 3 puzzle is fitting into place. Tesla filed a Prospectus to offer 9,577,901 shares of common stock that should bring in on the top end $1.7 billion to fund the Model 3 rollout.