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elon muskNo reservation is needed to order a Tesla Model 3

No reservation is needed to order a Tesla Model 3. The lowest price configuration is a $49,000 rear wheel drive version. Reservation holders get priority. It still will take 3-5 months to receive the car. Tesla is still not selling …

elon muskElectric Tesla Roadster with rockets will beat all performance metrics of gas sports cars

Elon Musk wants the new Tesla Roadster is to beat gas sports cars on every performance metric by far and without exceptions. * faster from 0 to 60 mph * faster on the quarter mile * better braking, cornering and …

batteriesTesla sustaining battery leadership and Model 3 has better gross margins

Analysts at investment bank Berenberg have a $500 price target for Tesla. Tesla is currently trading at $320. * Original Equipment Manufacturers are not as threatening to Tesla because Tesla has technology advantages * Tesla’s centralized, integrated, technology-driven architecture enables …

batteriesTesla solving Model 3 production in 2018 and targets for millions of cars by 2023

Elon Musk and Tesla announced that they are solving their Model 3 production in 2018 and will hit battery cost and other milestones which should translate to millions by 2023. In the near term in June, Model 3 production will …

batteriesTesla reaching $100 per kWh battery cost milestones and will make high volume low cost electric car

Elon Musk says Tesla will achieve a battery cell cost of $100 per kWh by the end of 2018 if commodity prices remaining stable. Elon Musk sees Tesla batteries becoming cheaper than $100 per kWh for the overall battery pack …

batteriesTesla semi truck will have almost 600 mile range

Elon Musk stated during Tesla’s first-quarter 2018 earnings call that the production version of the Tesla Semi would have almost 600 miles of range.

batteriesTesla making next Gigafactory in China

During Tesla’s first quarter 2018 earnings call, Elon Musk announced that Tesla’s next Gigafactory would be built in China. All future Gigafactories would support the manufacture of Tesla vehicles. It has to be later this year. Maybe next quarter …

batteriesTesla making Model 3 battery packs in 17 minutes down from 7 hours

Elon Musk reported in the Wednesday’s Q1 2018 earnings call that Tesla has managed to reduce the time to make a Model 3 battery pack by 94%, from 7 hours to under 17 minutes. This still remains to be fixed, …

electric carsChina Electric Car makers want competition with Tesla like Apple made smartphones better

Tesla will be expanding into the Chinese electric vehicle market since Beijing will be removing foreign ownership caps. Telsa will be welcomed according to the president of a Chinese electric vehicle start-up. “Tesla reminds me of Apple. It educated the …