In case you’ve missed it, Tesla had their grand opening of their Gigafactory on July 29, 2016. It so happened to fall on Microsoft’s Windows 10 anniversary. Is this hinting at something? Maybe, maybe not; but it sure as heck shows how impressive the Gigafactory is!
One of the big takeaways from Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting this week was that future owners of the electric-vehicle company’s $35,000 mass-market Model 3, unlike Model S and Model X owners, will have to pay to use Tesla’s extensive Supercharger fast-charging network. Supercharger access has always been free, but for the past year Tesla has been discouraging owners from using it for anything but long trips to get them through the “range anxiety” that even Tesla’s 200-plus-mile electric vehicles provide. With the Model 3, which will be far less profitable for Tesla, the gloves are off. According to CEO Elon