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.
Ford 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.
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.
Hyundai 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.
Parts 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.
More 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.
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.