First of all, this isn’t unique to GM or the Chevy Spark EV or Volt at all — it happens with EV models from every major (non-Tesla) auto brand. It’s one huge reason — the huge reason — Tesla sells its vehicles the way it does. Secondly, there are also some great dealerships and salespeople. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Millions of us are waiting for any little detail we can get on the Tesla Model E. Some of us are waiting so eagerly for it that we are making photoshop renderings of how it might look. Seriously. And I have to say that...Show More Summary
Tesla sells its Model S to consumers through stores, such as this one in Florida. (Credit: Getty Images) The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) met today to approve a new regulation banning Tesla from selling its Model S in the state. Show More Summary
Today the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission passed a rule that will end Tesla's direct sales of cars to consumers. Tesla, a manufacturer of all-electric cars, does not lean on dealerships to sell its vehicles as other car companies do. Read More
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has suddenly had a change of heart about Tesla's push for a direct sales model in the state.
Tesla sells its cars through factory owned stores, such as this one in San Jose. (Credit: Wayne Cunningham/CNET) If you were planning to buy a Tesla Model S in New Jersey, you might have to go to New York. On Monday, New Jersey fast-tracked a rule change that would effectively eliminate direct sales from a manufacturer such as Tesla to consumers. Show More Summary
Tesla will likely reach annualized sales in the hundreds of thousands before it unveils its lowest-cost car, thanks to Tesla's upcoming Model X.
My view has become more nuanced after 365 days and 15,243 miles of of blizzards, bird droppings, heat, cold, glitches, groceries, dogs, road trips, drag races, Superchargers, traffic jams, service visits, vampire draw, software updates, and "Check Tire Pressure Monitoring System" warnings.
Rinspeed imagines how high-end cars might look like when autonomous driving technology matures. Based on the Tesla Model S, the XchangE is basically a compact hotel on wheels. With a motel bathtub paint job. More here.
An owner of a Tesla Model S 60 is coming close to wrapping up a coast-to-coast-to-coast trip in the best mass-produced car on the planet. No “surprise” problems. No “range anxiety.” Nope. Just love for the wonderful Model S and a lot of driving. Show More Summary
By Paulo Santos: In tracking my own prediction that Tesla (TSLA) Model S deliveries have peaked in the U.S., it's useful to track sales as they come along, month by month. Tesla does not report these sales, but various national bodies...Show More Summary
Tesla is focusing most of its attention right now on developing the Model X and bringing the Model S to European and Chinese markets. But most of us Tesla fans are most eager to see more details on the Model E, even if that means pretend details.
Driver boasts of minimal damage to Model S after hitting M5 that blew through stop sign.
After its launch in 2003, Tesla Motors quickly became a force to be reckoned with. With the tremendous success of the Roadster and the Model S, Tesla became known for its impressive technology in energy efficient vehicles. Now it is attempting to become a major player in energy efficient homes. read more
Editor’s note: As you know, I’m a fan of the BMW i3. It’s not the Tesla Model S, but it’s not supposed to be, and the price of the i3 is about half the price of the Model S. I’m happy to see that BMW is offering a financing package that...Show More Summary
As far as the overall electric car sales rankings go, not much changed in the US last month. The Nissan Leaf took the #1 spot again thanks to a low price and good value, and the fact that its parent company actually wants to sell electric cars. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas 2. Elon Musk gave new details on the upcoming Tesla Model E, which will be 20% smaller than the Model S and have a 48 kWh battery good for 200 miles. But can Elon really make a mass-market, 200-mile electric...Show More Summary
Guest Post: When you drive a Model S, you can see the results. The car literally seems to fly.
Tesla announced a revolutionary pricing structure for its Model S release in China. What does this mean for the stock, and why should you care?
Over at the Tesla Motors Club forum, a member named Gear posted a number of photos of what is likely an early Model X drivetrain test mule. The instrument-laden car was seen at the Hawthorne, CA SuperCharger, and. most notably, sported a big heavy box on the roof. Read more...