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Tesla Expanding in Israel as First Permanent Showroom Coming

Tesla is planning to add a new showroom and service center in Northern Netanya, Israel, according to a property lease signed by the automaker, reports Globes. The site is located at 39-41 Hakadar Street in Netanya, complete with a nearby store from Chinese automaker Geely Geometry. The property includes about 3,300 square meters (10,826.77 square […]

Tesla Delivers its 10,000th Vehicle in Israel, with More Coming

Tesla has delivered its 10,000th vehicle in Israel, which also makes the U.S. automaker the first to deliver 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) in the country, as spotted by @ConnectingODots according to owner @TomerHacohen (via Tesmanian). Apparently, the milestone makes Israel the fastest country to reach 10,000 deliveries. The first Tesla deliveries in Israel began in […]

Israel to Approve Driverless Parking, Unlocking Tesla’s Smart Summon

Tesla’s auto-park feature is set to gain approval in another region, as autonomous vehicles begin to make their way into government discussions around the world. Israel’s Ministry of Transport and Road Safety is readying to allow driverless parking, according to a report on Monday from Globes. Currently, ministry regulations don’t allow cars to be moving […]

Tesla Launches Model Y Orders in Israel, Delivering in July

Roughly seven months after the Tesla Model Y was registered with Israel’s Ministry of Transport, Tesla has officially started taking orders for the all-electric crossover in the country through its website (via @ConnectingODots). Israelis looking to get a Model Y will have to pay a pretty steep premium for the electric vehicle (EV), though, much […]

Tesla Owners in Israel Dangle Cables Through Home Windows to Charge

Image via Sharon B.; Times of Israel Israel has more than doubled the number of electric vehicles (EVs) on its roads, from 4,500 in 2020 to over 9,000 registered this year — reports The Times of Israel. However, owners of battery-electric cars in the country are facing a rather unique problem: there’s nowhere to charge their […]

Tesla to Attend Ceremony in Israel for First Battery Storage Facility

Nofar Energy CEO Nadav Tenne Israel’s Nofar Energy has officially announced its further expansion with Tesla. On Monday, the company said it entered its second framework agreement with Tesla for more battery stored power systems worth $54 million. Nofar will purchase battery storage systems of 200 megawatts, and will pay 5% on the contract signing […]

Tesla Captures 60% of EV Market in Israel for 2021

Between January and September of this year, Tesla delivered a total of 4,689 cars to customers in Israel — reports Globes. The electric vehicle (EV) pioneer captured a whopping 60.1% of Israel’s market for 2021, despite making its debut in the country only a few months ago. It’s been a big year for EVs in […]

Tesla Model Y Registered in Israel, as Launch Nears

The Tesla Model Y was recently registered with Israel’s Ministry of Transport — reports Calcalist (via Tesmanian). It shouldn’t be long before the all-electric compact SUV finally launches in the country. With Model 3 deliveries kicking off back in March, the Model Y is the only one of Tesla’s offerings yet to launch in Israel. […]

Tesla Fixing Model 3 Cars in Israel Over Air Conditioner Issue

With Tesla’s first deliveries arriving in Israel throughout the summer from Giga Shanghai, the company has taken some preventative action on Model 3 units for drivers within the country Tesla will recall 3,000 Model 3 cars in Israel, in order to fix an issue with the air conditioning system, according to Globes. The fix will […]

Israel Has By Far the Most Expensive Tesla Model S in the World

The starting price of Tesla’s Model S is more expensive in Israel than in most others, according to data comparing multiple international figures obtained by Globes. While the Model S will starts at about NIS 293,394 ($91,000 USD) in the U.S., the total for a buyer in Israel would come close to NIS 535,000 ($166,000 […]

Tesla Model Y Launch in Israel Coming Soon, Report Says

Following Tesla’s successful launch into Israel throughout the first half of this year, the company is reportedly looking to add models to its offerings in the country. Tesla is looking to add to the Model 3 in Israel, with the Model Y expected to receive approval as soon as the fourth quarter of 2021, according […]

China’s Geely to Sell Electric Cars in Israel By End of 2021

As competition heats up in the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) auto market, which is also the world’s largest auto market, one Chinese brand plans to become one of the first EV brands in Israel, following Tesla’s entry into the Israeli market earlier this year. China-based EV manufacturer Geely plans to enter the Israeli auto market […]