Gotta love a company that actually listens to feedback and implements changes that its customers requested.
Posted on 05.6.2013 14:00 by Simona A few months ago, Elon Musk announced Tesla’s intention to develop an optional package that would put Tesla Model S on same level as the McLaren MP4-12C. Quite an interesting decision, but it finally came to life – sort of – with the announcement of a new "Plus" package priced at an extra $6,500. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has certainly been gaining some fans in the markets with its electric-car business model, and reviews of the Model S have been very positive and seem to indicate that Tesla is determined to not just be a luxury-car company that will compete, but an electric-vehicle company that will stand on its [...]
Will amendments to Tesla's financing plan result in more Model S reservations?
ByRandy Carlson: Tesla (TSLA) is playing a fine game. Model S is out performing and out selling other cars in its class as well as lesser electric cars from Nissan (NSANF.PK), Ford (F), and GM (GM). Tesla management continues to execute well and Tesla's prospects are looking good. Show More Summary
The Performance Plus package adds extra range in addition to handling-enhancing kit.
Tesla can’t stop. Gas2?s Chris DeMorro has a quick rundown of the “Performance Plus” offering in this Important Media cross-post. In many ways, the Tesla Model S is a car unlike any other, from the way it drives to the way it is sold. Show More Summary
The Tesla Model S is going on sale in Europe, and to mark the occasion, the brand is debuting a range of new equipment and configuration options, including a better-handling Performance Plus model. Aston Martin's One-77 supercar is now part of Dubai's increasingly awesome/ridiculous police cruiser fleet. Does that make it harder or easier for...
Tesla Motors is adding a special performance package for its all-electric Model S that not only will add miles of single-charge range, but will make sure those miles aren't driven sideways. The automaker is charging $6,500 for its new...Show More Summary
Tesla has quietly announced a new performance option for its Model S electric sedan, which is said to not only boost the car’s driving range but also its handling ability. Late last year we first told you Tesla was working on a handling package for the Model S that was being benchmarked against a McLaren MP4-12C supercar. Apparently its CEO...
This article was originally published on Gas2. You would think that states would welcome a new car company and the jobs it brings with open arms. But well-established car dealership lobbying groups have been fighting to keep Tesla’s direct sales model out of their states, including Texas. Show More Summary
This is the first I’ve heard of Tesla taxis rolling out, but it’s no surprise, of course. From Gas2: The Tesla Model S is popping up in taxi and chauffeur fleets from coast to coast, partly to gauge customer reaction, and partly to see if the electric sedan has the chops to handle being a livery vehicle. Show More Summary
With its new financing scheme, Tesla Motors received a great deal of criticism for its unrealistic price estimates as well as the residual value built into the finance/lease plan. But today, Elon Musk acknowledged another error in the plan, and fixes it by guaranteeing the Model S's retail value will be the best in the industry. "We appreciate the...
DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc, the automaker led by billionaire Elon Musk, overhauled financing strategy for the Model S electric sedan in response to criticism that its initial plan last month overstated the potential cost savings.
Tesla has revised its Model S financing plan -- offering longer-term loans that the company says will have those who use the electric car for personal use paying $580 a month, after taking gasoline savings into account -- and raising...Show More Summary
After receiving questions and criticism, Tesla says monthly payment will work out to $580, counting gasoline savings, and it increases the car's guaranteed resale value.
The Silicon Valley automaker, citing the wave of less-than-glowing publicity that followed its outlandish leasing program, is reworking the terms of its Model S financing. The new plans could bring monthly payments down, while providing a much-needed reality check.
"We decided we were wrong and other people were right and we decided to fix it." A month ago, Tesla Motors announced what it called a "revolutionary" financing option, and waved some magic pixie dust around to come up with a monthly cost of like $500. Show More Summary
Elon Musk will raise the Tesla Model S resale value guarantee to be the highest of any premium sedan brand on the market.
Tesla announced new financing terms for the Model S. (Credit: Josh Miller/CNET) Last month Tesla said a new financing arrangement would make the Model S cost a mere $500 a month. Following critique in the press of Tesla's creative accounting, CEO Elon Musk announced revisions to the financing plan, now citing a net cost of $580 per month. Show More Summary