Originally published on Planetsave. If you’ve been wanting a Tesla Model S but also like a bargain, now may be your time to jump. With Tesla making room to show off the Tesla D and Tesla cars that come with autopilot features (as all...Show More Summary
Planning to order a Model X before doing battle on Black Thanksgiving? You may be waiting until Black Thanksgiving 2016 before yours arrives in the driveway, red bow attached. Jalopnik reports a letter sent by Tesla to those alreadyShow More Summary
If you’ve been wanting a Tesla Model S but also like a bargain, now may be your time to jump. With Tesla making room to show off the Tesla D and Tesla cars that come with autopilot features (as all newly produced Teslas now do), a number...Show More Summary
The upgraded all-wheel drive version of the Model S is already seeing huge demand from consumers. Here is what investors need to know.
Saleen, a company that may or may not have some serious financial issues, is still plowing ahead towards, well, something. At in pursuit of that goal, they've renamed their upgraded Tesla Model S, previously known as the Saleen FourSixteen, to the Saleen ST. Read more...
With Tesla delaying the production of the Model X to the third quarter of next year and pre-order projections topping 20,000, it's going to be a while before even the first round of owners will get their hands on the electric SUV. And in a letter to Model X reservation holders, it's even worse if you're putting an order in now. Read more...
Saleen Automotive is best known for building hot numbers including countless tuned Ford Mustang muscle cars, and more recently, for offering a custom version of the Tesla Model S. Unfortunately, the company needs a huge infusion of cash even faster than its cars if it wants to stay on the road beyond the end of the year. Show More Summary
It was back in August that Saleen first unveiled its modified Tesla Model S, which the company had named a FourSixteen in reference to the donor Model S P85’s 416-horsepower rating. But just a few months later Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] introduced its own 691-hp Model S P85D as the replacement for its P85, meaning Saleen’s FourSixteen...
For some background, in case you missed it, Elon Musk and the Tesla Motors crew announced during the company’s quarterly financials call ~2½ weeks ago that the Model X would be delayed… for (I think) the 4th time (it’s hard to keep track). Show More Summary
Check out this great Tesla and other EV news and commentary from around the interwebs: Tesla Gold Will The Modified Saleen Tesla Model S Ever Be Built? Tesla Owner Problems… Tesla Shows It’s The Leader In PPS Other 100% Electrics BMW...Show More Summary
Read all about it! Read all about it! The top cleantech news around during the past 7 days is here: 1. Tesla Model X Reservation Holders Get An Email (Tesla is tops, of course, and just for sending a simple email about a vehicle that...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Steve Saleen put out a press release describing the 2015 Saleen ST. Based on the Tesla Model S, which is already the hottest electric vehicle out there, the ST comes in a variety of flavors and options but the really interesting one is based on the P85D Model S. Show More Summary
Car and Driver is keeping new blood pumping into its annual 10Best cars list with three new entries making it on for 2015 and a perennial favorite falling off. Among the biggest shocks this year is that the BMW 3 Series and 4 Series are no longer named, despite years of some portion of that lineup earning a mention. Show More Summary
Tesla Model X reservation holders this week received an email update, not long after it was announced that Model X production would be delayed (for the 4th time?). Tesla Motors Club forum member “AnOutsider” posted it on the forum, with extra emphasis on key points in the letter. Show More Summary
Kelley Blue Book (KBB) has awarded the Chevy Volt the “best buy of 2015? designation in the electric/hybrid car category. That’s an impressive designation in a category that includes the BMW i3, Nissan LEAF, Tesla Model S, and Toyota Prius. Show More Summary
If ever there was a car that could be labelled an undisputed ‘game changer’, the Tesla Model S is it. A fully electric car with more range than we’ve ever seen from a dedicated plug-in – and even some plug-in hybrid models that also lug a conventional petrol or diesel “range-extender” engine around with them [...]
Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) move to delay the unveiling of Model X crossover continues to elicit debate in the market with a number of firms remaining skeptical on the company’s ability to deliver the car on time. MLV & Co senior analyst, Carter Driscoll in an interview on CNBC believes that the delays are part […]
How Tesla went from selling several thousand of its Model S in 2013 to guiding for 50,000 sales in 2015.
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas thinks Tesla will deliver only a third of the Model X's he expected next year, and the stock is down almost 4%. "We have adopted our Model X forecasts not only for a 3Q launch (which we expect to be late 3Q), but also for a slow ramp once deliveries begin," said Jonas' note. Show More Summary
The Tesla plant in Fremont, California has been retooled in anticipation of the company’s new all-electric Tesla Model X SUV hitting the assembly line floor. A blog post from the company’s communications team states the “temporary pause” of production was a means of increasing production capacity, which is slated to sit at 35,000 units in [...]