Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Teslandia, millions of Tesla minions exploded with joy. For, Sir Elon “wears a lot of hats” Musk had announced a backdoor to the Model S candy shop, where shiny, bright-colored Teslas could be had at a big discount. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, before Tesla went crazy forecasting a manufacturing capacity of 500,000 cars by 2018 , the automaker updated its Model S with a new face and some tweaks to the battery options, including a new 75 kWh option. Well it...Show More Summary
By :VIVEKWADHWA Apple Inc.’s dismal earnings announcement shows why it badly needs to rethink its innovation model and leadership. Its last breakthrough innovation was the iPhone — which was released in 2007. Since then, Apple has simply been tweaking its componentry, adding faster processors and more advanced sensors, and playing with its size — […]
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Tesla confirms that the base version of the facelifted Model S has been built with the "new" 75-kWh battery all along – consumers just can't access it. Continue reading Some Tesla Model S owners have a bigger battery than they think Some...Show More Summary
Looking at a million vehicles a year by 2020, Tesla is going to change the way it designs and builds its electric cars. Continue reading With Model 3, Tesla will approach manufacturing in a new way With Model 3, Tesla will approach manufacturing in a new way originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 05 May 2016 14:28:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The electric-auto maker expects to produce 500,000 vehicles two years earlier than planned amid strong demand for its new Model 3 sedan. Such ambition is typical for boss Elon Musk. The cash and technical capabilities involved, however, increase risk with the potential rewards.
Apparently, Tesla's been using the larger battery since the Model S refresh rolled out, but buyers can't access its full potential without paying more.
Tesla expects to make 500,000 vehicles by 2018, two years sooner than previously announced, and far beyond the 15,000 made in the first quarter.
Tesla model S gets a Autopilot new camera and pedestrian warning. Leilani Münter submits written testimony in support of Tesla. The Baker Institute notes shifting energy attitudes in the Gulf states. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up:...Show More Summary
May 5 -- Tesla Motors vows to increase production by 10 times as it forecasts production of 500,000 Model 3 automobiles starting in 2018.
Tesla Model X on display at the Beijing Auto Show (Photo WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images) Over long stretches, yesterday’s earnings call of electric carmaker Tesla Motors (full transcript here) sounded like the game of softball it usually is. It fell to Alexandria Sage of Reuters to make it interesting. She wanted to [...]
Tesla received a record number of preorders for the affordable Model 3 electric car, but buyers will have to wait more than a year to get their hands on it. Tesla recently said that preorder numbers reached the 400,000 units mark, yet...Show More Summary
Tesla gets a lot of love, but it also gets a lot of hate. People are very fond of highlighting that it has had a habit of missing timelines, but I think there’s a flip side of that coin that is at times directly related. The flip side...Show More Summary
Tesla is speeding the timeline for building half a million cars annually as it steps up production to meet growing demand for its electric vehicles. Hot demand for a new, more affordable Model 3 led the company to shave two years off its timeline for building a combined total of 500,000 vehicles,...
SILICON VALLEY—The Tesla Model X can help you survive a biological attack — and look cool doing it — with the car’s Bioweapon Defense Mode. The Palo Alto-based electric car company performed a test on its air filter in extreme conditions. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc said it was stepping up production plans for its upcoming Model 3 mass-market sedan and would build a total of 500,000 all-electric vehicles in 2018, two years ahead of schedule, but warned that spendingShow More Summary
A new Tesla Model S 75D variant has been accidentally revealed by the California Air Resource Board (CARB) in the US, and it has now also been confirmed for Australia. Under California state law, select alternative fuel vehicles are allowed to use the carpool lane. When CARB updated the list of excepted vehicles this week, it included mention […]
After writing about Tesla’s huge 2-year jump in its 500,000 vehicles/year target (from 2020 to 2018), the maintained 2016 target of 80,000–90,000 vehicles produced, and the fact that the Tesla Model 3 drivetrain at the March 31 launch...Show More Summary