Second-quarter sales jump 52 per cent, giving the Silicon Valley auto maker important momentum ahead of the debut of its Model X sport-utility later this year.
Tesla Motors delivered 11,507 Model S electric sedans in the second quarter of the year, a 52% increase over the prior-year period and a pace that far exceeds electric-car sales by rivals.
Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla has released quarter 2 delivery data for its single on-the-market model, the Model S. Previously, Tesla said that it expected to deliver 10,000 to 11,000 Model S electric sedans in quarter 2 (Q2), but it ended up delivering 11,507. Show More Summary
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Originally published on EV Obsession. Some serious crowdsourcing by members of the Tesla Motors Club (and, most specifically, Model X reservation holders) and some nice sleuthing by Fred Lambert reveal that there seem to be about twice...Show More Summary
Tesla nicely beat guidance and expectation with its June quarter Model S sales.
Tesla makes only one car, the Model S sedan, but CEO Elon Musk said he expects to begin deliveries of an SUV in three or four months
Electric car maker sees deliveries of flagship Model S sedan lift 52 per cent on the year.
In the market for a zero-emissions vehicle that can travel almost as far as a regular gas-powered vehicle? Up until now, you're only choice has been the Tesla Model S with its 265 mile range, but Toyota has just announced that the 2016 Mirai fuel-cell a
Access to Tesla's Supercharger network is one of the biggest perks to owning a Model S. At a Supercharger, an owner can have their Model S charged up for free in about 30 minutes. And owners can do this for the lifetime of the vehicle. For...Show More Summary
The National Automobile Dealers Association new electric vehicle retention list released last week has a tasty little tidbit in its roundup of value retention rates. Tesla’s Model S, which topped the 3-year value retention rate listShow More Summary
Nissan’s Leaf city car is a great, affordable alternative to the Tesla Motors Model S and other high-end electric cars. It doesn’t have a huge range in its current iteration, though, but that’s about to change — there’s a range-boosting update on the way, and the next Leaf could have over five hundred kilometres of all-electric power. More »
Credit Suisse and Global Equities Research expect Tesla to beat its Model S sales guidance.
Originally published on EV Obsession. A couple of quick updates on Tesla Motors manufacturing have come through the wires in recent days. First of all, a Nevada economic development official said last week that the Tesla Gigafactory is actually ahead of schedule. Show More Summary
Tesla Gigafactory will supply batteries for the $35,000 Model 3. (Credit: Tesla Motors) Progress on the Gigafactory is reportedly going according to plan, boding well for Tesla's future mass-market Model 3. "Certainly by one year from now, that factory will be producing batteries," Steve Hill, director of the Governor's Office of Economic [...]
In the never-ending quest for technological advancement, Tesla has started rolling out the newest version of its Supercharger stations, which have a handful of obvious differences from the previous models. By far, the “coolest” new feature is the to
Originally published on EV Obsession. In a recent article, the highly regarded and long-respected industry magazine Car & Driver gave pretty high praise to the recently upgraded Tesla Model S 70D — even going so far as to referring to it...Show More Summary
General Motors is moving up the on-sale date for its Chevrolet Bolt electric car to 2017, or maybe even sooner than that. It'll cost $30,000 (after tax breaks) about $5,000 less $2.5k more than the upcoming Tesla Model 3, which will offer a similar 200 mile range on a charge.
Elon Musk introduced a new piece of technology in 2013 that could swap out the battery of a Tesla Model S in just 90 seconds. Fast forward two years later and the technology hasn't received the type of reception Musk was hoping for. During... Read more The post Elon Musk Admits Tesla’s Battery Swapping Tech Is A Failure appeared first on Business Pundit.
In 2013, Elon Musk showed off Tesla's battery swapping technology, which can remove and replace the drained battery pack of a Model S with a fully charged one in just 90 seconds. Two years later, it looks like Tesla's battery swapping plan isn't quite working out. Show More Summary