Drive Tesla Download: Top Stories for December 26 – January 2, 2022

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Here’s a quick recap of the biggest and most interesting stories posted on Drive Tesla for the week of December 26 to January 2, 2022.


F150 LIghtningFord dealer’s ‘market adjustments’ nearly doubles price of F-150 Lightning

Everyone’s favourite – dealerships. Taking advantage is increasing demand, some are charging customers a $30K market adjustment on the F-150 Lightning.

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Heat pumps failing in extreme cold weather

Numerous Tesla owners are reporting their heat pumps are failing in extreme cold temperatures. Tesla says it is a firmware issue and a fix is coming.

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HyundaiHyundai shuts down engine development unit

In another sign of the times, Hydunai will no longer be developing new internal combustion engines. Instead they will focus on electric powertrains.

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modelyParts shortage means no trunk spoiler on Model Y Performance cars for now

Another Drive Tesla exclusive – a parts shortage is impacting Model Y Performance cars built after December 24, 2022.

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insuranceMore states set to receive Tesla Insurance

Ohio and Arizona, along with six other states, are all set to receive Tesla insurance in the first quarter of 2022.

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Giga Berlin Model Y spotted in Norway

While Giga Berlin waits for final approval to begin production, a Model Y with a German VIN was spotted in Norway.

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