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 »
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California’s system of Zero Emission Vehicle credits appears to be working precisely as intended, according to the Los Angeles Times. The state’s Air Resources Board has mandated that 15% of new-car sales in 2025 consist of ZEVs, but the system allows companies that aren’t selling enough clean cars to meet the mandate to purchase credits… Read more »
Total plug-in vehicle sales in the US fell back a bit in April (7,239 units sold), after setting an all-time record in March (7,830). It’s starting to be a thrilling race, with the front-runners swapping places, new entrants getting ready to enter the track, and early favorites dropping out. The big news is Tesla, which… Read more »
There are several cars that have fan clubs of fanatical and fiercely loyal owners – GTOs, Minis, VW camper fans – but Tesla must hold some sort of record for inspiring such a close-knit group in such a short span of time. Model S and Roadster owners will be celebrating their green, tech-savvy style at… Read more »
Continuing its policy of trickling out tidbits of good news, the company announced a couple of upgrades to its service offerings.
It’s probably not smart to bet against a man who can revolutionize online payments, stare down the mighty New York Times, and send a rocket into space. Tesla Motors shares (Nasdaq:TSLA) hit a record high Tuesday, flirting with $53 a share, then settled back today, to hover around $50 as of this writing. The start-up’s… Read more »
Not content to change the way automobiles are powered, Tesla Motors is now at the center of a battle that could change the way they are sold. CEO Elon Musk testified Tuesday in Texas in favor of pending legislation that would allow the company to sell cars directly to customers in the state. Current Texas… Read more »
The Downtown Project is launching Project 100, which aims to be “a complete transportation system designed to let you get rid of your car and be more connected to your neighborhood…"
Please don’t tell any of the mainstream media, but US plug-in vehicle sales reached a new all-time high in March. Interestingly, pure EV sales (4750) outnumbered PHEV sales (3080), which, if its not just a temporary market gyration, would seem to be a reversal of the current conventional wisdom. In first place for March is… Read more »
And the big news from Tesla that we’ve all been waiting for is (drumrolllllllllll)…you can finance a new Model S, and they’ll give you a pretty good deal. What Tesla is calling a “revolutionary automotive financing product” is a 63-month car loan, offered by Wells Fargo and US Bank, with a 10% down payment (with… Read more »