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 »
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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 »
It’s no April fool. Tesla Motors has announced that it sold 4,750 units of its Model S electric sedan in the first quarter, cruising past the target of 4,500 that it set in its February shareholder letter. As a result, the company will adjust its Q1 financial guidance from achieving an operating profit (which excludes… Read more »
Tesla’s exhibit here is so mobbed, it’s almost impossible to get a photo of the cars, and people are waiting in line to sit in the driver’s seats.
In this new video, aimed at emergency personnel, rescue experts Brock Archer and Ron Moore explain the special issues faced by first responders to EV accidents.