In one corner, America’s newspaper of record! In the other corner, one of our most eloquent entrepreneurs, a man who never shrinks from defending his creations against attacks in the media! This impromptu bout promises much entertainment for EV boosters and bashers alike. The story so far: On February 8, The New York Times published… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Tesla Model S
Tesla’s director of Model S programs said that the company’s Fremont, California assembly plant is running at its full rate of 400 vehicles per week (20,000 per year).
Tesla hasn’t said whether or when US customers will be able to buy adapters for CHAdeMO and the new SAE Combo US standard.
Automakers are devoting a lot of effort to making cars lighter these days, and the quest is especially critical for builders of electric vehicles, as less weight can translate into more range…or lower cost. A German research institute called FKA has done a new study, at the behest of a pair of aluminum trade groups,… Read more »
The new stations are located at highway rest areas in Milford CT and Wilmington DE. The company plans to install more stations along the Northeastern corridor in the future.
Most of the parts for Model S will still be made by Tesla in the US, but final assembly for European markets will take place at the Dutch facility.
You can’t buy one just yet, but the EPA has released its range and efficiency ratings for the 2013 Tesla Model S with 60 kWh battery pack. As expected, the range on these babies blows away every other pure EV on the market. Model S is available with three battery options: 40, 60 and 85… Read more »
The good news: 2012 plug-in vehicle sales may turn out to be triple the 2011 figure. The bad news: November’s total is down a little from October, and sales of the former front-runner, the Chevy Volt, took a big hit. The Volt sold 1,519 units in November, a steep decline from October, in which the… Read more »
Tesla’s on a roll these days. Still basking in the glory of rave reviews by Motor Trend and Consumer Reports, CEO Elon Musk announced that the company has stopped burning cash and reached the break-even point, a major milestone for any start-up. “Am happy to report that Tesla was narrowly cash flow positive last week. Continued improvement expected… Read more »
For many prospective Model S buyers got, today’s news was probably a pleasant surprise, as Tesla announced that its much-feared price increase would be – drumroll, please – $2,500. Many in the media thought it was madness to raise the price for the American-made electric luxury sedan, as everyone agrees that high up-front prices… Read more »