This week’s top stories: Tesla pushes for 80k cars delivered, Model 3 interior images, John Deere electric tractor, solar news, more


In this week’s top stories: Tesla Model 3 interior images, Model X Falcon Wing doors in snow, John Deere’s electric tractor prototype, Tesla pushes to meet its delivery goal of 80,000 cars this year, and the latest solar and energy news.

We kick things off with some new interior images of the still unconfirmed Model 3 interior. We get a look at  Model X’s new 5-seat configuration. Elon Musk says he’d be happy to talk to President-elect Trump. And Tesla gets the green light for a massive factory expansion in Fremont.

John Deere unveils its latest all-electric tractor prototype. GM warns of potential battery degradation of up to 40% for Chevy Bolt EV. Lucid Motors and Samsung claim to have a ‘breakthrough’ battery cell. And Tesla receives $8 million in tax credit for the Gigafactory as it begins hiring production workers for solar panels at its Buffalo factory.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s Logic Pros series.