Tesla Motors is riding a bit of a high mark on a wave lately, recently having very favorable first quarter financial results. read more
It’s near impossible to deny the success that Tesla Motors has been having as of late. The Model S has been selling extremely well. Its stock has been climbing to new heights, it has turned a profit, it has announced that it will beShow More Summary
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced a way for the Tesla Model S to be recharged faster than a gas car can be refueled in a Twitter post last week. The company has been working on a battery-swapping feature to help relieve the range anxiety that many owners feel about their electric vehicles. The technique [...]
Tesla Model S My next car will be a Tesla. It'll be a while. They're really expensive, though a lower-cost mass-market sedan is in the company's longer-term plans. But who wouldn't want a car that dispenses with messy fossil fuels (especially...Show More Summary
I've been leasing a 2011 Chevrolet Volt for almost two years now. And about three months ago, I took delivery of a 2013 Tesla Model S, the 60-kWh version. So I've gotten an extended first-hand look at arguably the two most technically advanced production cars in the U.S.--and the two best-selling plug-ins so far in 2013. Show More Summary
Tesla’s Elon Musk Is No Dummy (Forbes) Indeed, Elon Musk, who founded or co-founded PayPal, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SpaceX, has degrees in economics and physics. He started a PhD at Stanford in applied physics and materials science, but dropped out to become an entrepreneur. Smart move. Today, Musk is worth an estimated $4.3 billion [...]
Tesla Motors is riding high right now. It smashed earnings and revenue expectations last week, and just earned the best Consumer Reports score ever for its all-electric Model S sedan. At the helm is CEO Elon Musk, the South African self-made...Show More Summary
The Tesla Model S has earned the highest score in Consumer Reports' ratings: a 99 out of 100. The consumer digest reported that the all-electric, $89,650 luxury sports car performed as well, overall, as any other vehicle ever tested by CR. Howeve... via JustLuxe.com
Car dealer explains why it's better for Tesla customers if Tesla follows the traditional dealer model. Not entirely buying it. Read more...
By Barath Balu: Is it just me or are the shareholders of Tesla Motors(TSLA) exceptionally prone to the bandwagon effect? First they followed the naysayers and aggressively short sold the stock, without stopping to assess the company's growth potential and the strength of their products. Show More Summary
With the ability to upgrade the vehicle's system wirelessly and add features after purchase, the Model S is more like a smartphone than an automobile.
Car companies typically aren't known for their fast product cycles. A new car usually takes three to five years to develop and launch, leaving much of its technology behind the curve compared to consumer electronics. Not so with Tesla. The electric-car company, run by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk, is equal parts automobile company and tech start-up. Show More Summary
Remember back when the New York Times‘ controversial review of the Tesla Model S (with a starting price tag of $70,000) had the company’s CEO Elon Musk all hot and bothered, and the two sides bickered back and forth a bit? It seems that the brouhaha didn’t ding Tesla too badly — indeed, in the first quarter of this … [More]
Tesla tops Mercedes, Lexus, BWW and Audi. That's if you compare the Model S to the competitors' costlier sedans. Still, Tesla outsells the best-selling combustion engine luxury car by 50%.
Today, electric cars are too expensive for most of us, even with prices creeping downward. A Tesla Model S will run you over a grand a month, and even Ford’s electric Focus sells for nearly $40,000. Making matters even tougher on the wallet is the fact that a home charging station will set you back Continue reading ?
Tesla designed its Model S from the ground up to allow software updates after it leaves the factory. (Credit: Wayne Cunningham/CNET) At Tesla's sunny headquarters in Palo Alto, I asked CTO JB Straubel when to expect the next model upgrade for the Model S. Show More Summary
Sales of Tesla's Model S have been strong. But huge competitors are looming -- and some are starting to head in Tesla's direction.
BMW's upcoming electric i3 won't compete directly with Tesla's Model S, but it shows that BMW is thinking along Tesla-like lines. Photo credit: BMW So far, Tesla Motors has had the kind of success that most start-ups only dream of. Against...Show More Summary
Sure, your first response to the idea of Tesla introducing a battery swap system might be, "what, this again?" After all, we heard in 2009 that the Model S was built with battery swaps in mind and, in 2011, Tesla CEO Elon Musk explained...Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is having itself quite a little, merry, merry month of May. The little startup that could – with some U.S. government help – has been making some progress of later on its 10-year history of making electric vehicles. And while the company is getting some assistance from the U.S. government to [...]