Can a test drive in a Tesla Model S convince a Tea Party radio pundit that there’s more to the Tesla Model S than its electric drivetrain, government loans, and a few road fires?
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It actually costs more to buy a used Tesla Model S than a brand new one, thanks to its enormous popularity…and impatient rich people.
Not only will the Tesla Model S carry a comparatively-low price tag in China, but Musk is hopeful that sales will be so high that China will require a Tesla factory of its own.
Tesla Model S owner John Glenney and his daughter, Jill, became the first people to cross the country using the recently-completed Tesla Supercharger network. The trip took a week and 1,366 kWh of electricity to complete, but cost $0 thanks to the free Supercharger refills. It’s harrd not to be impressed.
Many wondered how much the Tesla Model S would cost on the Chinese market. Tesla announced that Chinese customers will pay the same price as everyone else.
Though its stock price has fallen and the NHTSA is launching an investigation into a pair of on-the-road fires, the Tesla Model S remains the darling of both Wall Street and the automotive world. Besides, all that matters at the end of the day is happy customers, and the Tesla Model S has the happiest […]
Remember when Elon Musk said there would “definitely” not be any recall on the Tesla Model S despite a trio of high-profile fires? Well the all-electric automaker is now under investigation by the NHTSA, and the Federal agency has flat-out denied Tesla’s claim that it requested the investigation itself.
Three fires and countless news stories later, the Tesla Model S is under a magnifying glass for what might be a design flaw, or might be much ado about nothing. Elon Musk is standing by his baby though, saying “there’s definitely not going to be a recall” for the Model S. He’d better hope he […]
The latest perk Elon Musk promises is aimed especially at speed enthusiasts, with Musk revealing a free, high-speed driving for current and future Model S owners.
The Tesla Model S is the safest car ever tested by the NHTSA, and a recent accident victim has stepped forward to describe how the electric luxury sedan allowed him to walk away without a scratch.
The Tesla Model S has topped the sales charts in Norway, outselling even the beloved Volkswagen Golf to become the best-selling car in this very cold country.
Tesla delivered on its promise to sell a $50,000 EV, and then promptly cancelled production of the 40 kWh Model S, and followed that with a $2,500 price increase for the remaining variants. Well Tesla is at it again, discreetly jacking up the price on certain option packages that could add thousands of dollars to customers waiting for their cars.
On one hand, most electric cars are unlikely candidates for taxi service, with their limited driving range and long recharge times. On the other hand, the Tesla Model S is unlike any other electric car on the market, and it may be very well suited for livery work. Portland, Oregon-based Tesla Trips is set to find out thanks to their newly-granted livery license.
The Tesla Model S has been universally lauded by critics and magazines, but Elon Musk isn’t resting on his laurels. From a new performance handling package to the promise of a valet mode, Tesla has added new features to the Model S to make it more appealing to a variety of buyers. Rumor has it that next year, all-wheel drive could be added to that list as well.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, has stated in an interview with Bloomberg that they are building Model S’s faster than you can spell, “Porsche Doppelkupplung.” He didn’t actually say that. His actual quote? “We’re above 400 a week at the current manpower, and not trivially above it.” He didn’t elaborate to the actual number of Model S’s being produced per week, but it means Tesla production is amping up even beyond expectations.
General Motors is a company that represents both the endless possibilities of automotive technology, and the “old guard” that often seems just behind of trends in innovation. Under the reign of CEO Dan Akerson, GM is being proactive, and a small team of analysts has been assigned to study market “disrupter” Tesla Motors to see how it might affect GM’s business.