Telsa CEO gave a pithy interview to Bloomberg West, in which he discussed plans for a future mass-market model to follow the gull-winged Model X crossover.
Posts Tagged: Tesla Model S
Delivering a welcome victory for the government’s policy of supporting American manufacturing, Tesla Motors has paid off the loan it received from the Department of Energy nine years ahead of schedule, giving taxpayers a profit of at least $12 million on the original $465 million loan, Reuters reported. “I would like to thank the Department… Read more »
Is it a milestone in automotive history, or just an odometer moment? Who cares? Let’s celebrate! According to the latest estimates, the 100,000th plug-in vehicle was sold in the US some time this week. This total includes only “highway-capable” vehicles, not “neighborhood electric vehicles,” which number over 60,000 in California alone. The first of the… Read more »
Publications across the media spectrum, including former skeptics, are now cheering the California company on.
The Palo Alto powerhouse announced offerings of 2,703,027 shares of common stock.
Just as the idea of battery swapping seems to have stalled (its main proponent, Better Place, is retrenching amid hard times, and Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn has poo-pooed the concept) it may get a recharge from the alpha dog of the EV pack. A careful reading of the leaves from Elon Musk’s last cup of tea… Read more »
While taking the number-two spot among such long-established automakers is an impressive feat for a startup company, it isn’t entirely a fair comparison.
Tired of hearing about a certain California carmaker? Well, sorry. Tesla’s name is all over the press this week, from gushers about stock market success to sour-grapes hit pieces about ZEV credits to tantalizing hints of next-gen batteries and self-driving sedans. However, this is the most important news of all for a prospective Model S buyer: Consumer… Read more »
Those who follow the markets know that earnings reports – good or bad – tend to trigger big moves in a stock price only when they are surprises. No one knows this better than master showman Elon Musk, so in a way it was no surprise that the size of Tesla’s first-ever quarterly profit, announced… Read more »
Tesla has announced a couple of small improvements to the financing program that it introduced in April. It is raising the Model S resale value guarantee to make it the highest of any premium sedan (excluding rare, low volume or limited edition vehicles). Buying a Model S through the Tesla financing offering now comes with… Read more »