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CEO Elon Musk on Sunday congratulated the Giga Shanghai factory on producing its one millionth car and announced that Tesla has produced more than three million electric vehicles.

Tesla has produced more than three million electric vehicles

The achievement is particularly noteworthy in light of Giga Shanghai’s production outage earlier this year, as the plant was forced to close for about three weeks in April due to a resurgence of COVID cases in China. Tesla was also forced to suspend most of its operations at Giga Shanghai during the first two weeks of July to upgrade the plant.

Recent reports say that Giga Shanghai’s production capacity rose to over 50,000 Model Y’s per month in July and should increase to 60,000 per month in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, a new video posted by a YouTuber showed a batch of 9,000 Tesla electric vehicles waiting to be shipped at the Shanghai South Port terminal.

Along with the Shanghai plant, Tesla also makes electric vehicles in Austin, Texas; Fremont, California; and at the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg in Germany.

Tesla said it delivered 254,695 vehicles in the second quarter, up 26.5% from last year.

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China successfully tested a hydrogen-oxygen engine for the super-heavy Long March 9 launch vehicle, which will be used for launches to the Moon and Mars

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China successfully tested a hydrogen oxygen engine for the super heavy Long

China has successfully tested a new engine for its Long March 9 super-heavy launch vehicle, which is set to play a key role in lunar exploration and deep space missions.

China successfully tested a hydrogen-oxygen engine for the super-heavy Long March 9 launch vehicle, which will be used for launches to the Moon and Mars

According to the South China Morning Post, Chinese scientists have managed to overcome technical difficulties in creating a prototype of the YF-79 rocket engine, which is intended for the third stage of the rocket. Experts have successfully carried out three ground tests of it, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

China successfully tested a hydrogen-oxygen engine for the super-heavy Long March 9 launch vehicle, which will be used for launches to the Moon and Mars

Frame from ground tests YF-79

The 25-ton YF-79 is a hydrogen-oxygen engine with an expansion thrust cycle. The first stage of the Long March 9 with boosters will be powered by four YF-130 oxygen-kerosene engines with an additional combustion cycle. A pair of YF-90 hydrogen-oxygen engines is provided for the second stage of the rocket. New YF-79 engines are developed for the third stage, there are four in total.

It is expected that the “Changzheng-9” will be able to launch up to 140 tons of payload into low Earth orbit, from 15 to 50 tons to the Moon, from 12 to 44 tons to Mars.

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Maserati GranTurismo Folgore: electric, powerful, very low and outwardly does not betray its electric essence. The car is valued at $170,000

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Maserati has shared details about its first electric coupe called the GranTurismo Folgore.

Maserati GranTurismo Folgore: electric, powerful, very low and outwardly does not betray its electric essence.  The car is valued at $170,000

Folgore, according to the statement of the company itself, will be the lowest electric car in the world – 135 mm.

The machine is equipped with three electric motors with a total capacity of 760 hp. This allows the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 320 km/h. At the same time, some sources talk about 1200 hp, which is also true. The fact is that the power of each electric motor is 300 kW or about 1207 hp, but the installation never works at such a power, giving a maximum of about 760 hp.

The battery capacity is 92.5 kWh, and it can be charged at stations with a capacity of 270 kW. The power reserve is declared equal to 450 km according to the WLTP cycle, but for such powerful electric vehicles this is a very conditional indicator. From the rest, we can note a mass of almost 2270 kg, a trunk of 270 liters, three screens (a 12.2-inch digital instrument panel, a 12.3-inch infotainment system screen and another 8.8-inch screen, but it is not yet clear Where it is located).

Maserati GranTurismo Folgore: electric, powerful, very low and outwardly does not betray its electric essence.  The car is valued at $170,000

For those who still would like to hear the characteristic sound of the engine, Maserati offers a corresponding function, when recordings of its own V8 engines are played from the speakers in accordance with the nature of the movement. In addition, the company focuses on the fact that the design of the car practically does not give out an electric car in it.

It remains to add that for the car they will ask from 170,000 to 215,000 dollars. Sales will begin in the summer of 2023.

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Tesla Model 3 loses control, crashes and catches fire. This was caught on video

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At the end of last week, Mydrivers published a video filmed on one of the Chinese tracks. First, we are shown a Tesla Model 3 electric car engulfed in fire.

At the end of the video, we see how the Tesla Model 3 loses control at high speed in the rain and crashes into a fence. From a strong blow, the driver was thrown onto the road, after which the car was engulfed in fire. Tesla has not made an official statement about this.

Mydrivers notes that there have been a series of other accidents prior to this involving the company’s electric vehicles. In July of this year, artist Lin Zhiying was driving a Tesla Model S that caught fire after a collision.

Tesla Model 3 loses control, crashes and catches fire.  This was caught on video

Also, in July, another car owner reported that his Tesla caught fire in a tunnel.

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