Tag: Tesla

Tesla still ready to start building Model 3 this July

Tesla still ready to start building Model 3 this July

Tesla’s latest electric car, the Model 3 is scheduled to be on sale later this year – the company says it’s on time to commence building the final versions starting in July with the capacity to assemble up to 5,000 per week this year and 10,000 a week next year. This news was announced las week in the company’s Q1 earnings report. Branding issue With the Model 3, Tesla is facing some other issues […]

Tesla reduces base price of Model S

Tesla reduces base price of Model S

This week, Tesla has reduced the price of the base spec Model S and the Model X cars. For both models the 75 and 75D variants have had up to $5,000 knocked off the price, also the high end 90D version has seen a $2,000 reduction. This change only comes a weeks after the lower end 60 and 60D versions were discontinued, Tesla mentioned at the time that the cheaper models […]

Tesla is a more valuable car maker than GM

Tesla is a more valuable car maker than GM

Everyday Tesla seems to be always in the news, the electric car giant is constantly distorting and shaking up how we view renewable power and it’s cars. Elon Musk’s company has been making strides in the tech and automotive industries in the past few years with the release of the more accessible Tesla Model 3 coming later this year and also the Model S 100D can outrun most hyper-cars to 60mph […]

Tesla promises to help sort out some of Australia’s power issues

Tesla promises to help sort out some of Australia’s power issues

Tesla reckons it can help fix the power issues that the South of Australia is currently experiencing, with constant power outages, blackouts and to top it off – enormous increases in prices. Late last week, Lyndon Rive who is the co-founder of Solar City and also the head of the energy division at Tesla spoke to the Australian magazine “Financial Review” about the issues in the south of the country and […]

Tesla Supercharger hoggers will be charged $0.40 per minute

Tesla Supercharger hoggers will be charged $0.40 per minute

For Tesla owners, one large issue has been cropping up recently. Tesla owners, in the US at least have been experiencing a growing issue with the Supercharging stations, while there are a growing number of them popping up all over the country and in Europe each station can get reasonably busy as quite a few people aren’t moving their cars once it is fully charged, this responsibility is with the owner. […]

Tesla has reported first quarterly profit in three years

Tesla has reported first quarterly profit in three years

For the first time in three years, electric car maker Tesla has reported it’s first profit – this is in direct comparison to last year which the company reported a loss of $230m. What has Tesla done differently? One major contributor is the amount of cars the company has shifted this quarter, something which has help make the manufacturing of the new Model 3 car easier on the company. In […]

Tesla is seeing an increase in car deliveries

Tesla is seeing an increase in car deliveries

Tesla is actually yet to make a profit, but the US based car company is seeing a vast growth in this last year, Tesla has shipped 24,500 cars in the third quarter of 2016 a large 70% increase over Q3 in 2015. This is promising for Tesla, as it is no longer the only electric car on the market which “just works” – the Nissan Leaf is an alternative, VW […]

Tesla Models S 100D outpaces Lamborghini Huracán in drag race

Tesla Models S 100D outpaces Lamborghini Huracán in drag race

Lately, Tesla is completely rewriting the automotive rulebook. With the new and more powerful Tesla Model S 100D the EV can outrun most supercars which cost £100,000s more. In the video at the end of the post it shows the Lamborghini Huracán being drag raced against the Tesla Model S 100D. The Tesla has no gears, no engine noise and can outrun nearly every supercar and hyper-car on the market. […]

Tesla’s new P100D Model S is now the world’s third fastest production car

Tesla’s new P100D Model S is now the world’s third fastest production car

This week Tesla has announced some new top end model additions to the Model S and Model X line ups, both adding more range and better performance. For the Model S saloon range a new P100D model has now been added and has become the third fastest accelerating production car ever, coming only behind to the Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918. To achieve this Tesla have included a huge 100kWh battery which […]

Tesla releases new revised Model S, with faster charging

Tesla releases new revised Model S, with faster charging

Earlier this week, Tesla surprised everyone with a revised version of the Model S bringing a new front grill, actually removing it entirely to bring the design inline with the new Model X SV and slightly revised headlights. Since its original introduction in 2012 the Model S has many revisions but the latest one is the first to change the appearance this much. This new model brings the look more inline […]