Tesla’s Archive

24 Oct 2015

Consumer Reports Is Wrong About Future Reliability Of Teslas

Originally published on Tesla Motors Club. First of all, I am not blaming Consumer Reports for being biased or anything nefarious. They have their own criteria and are totally within their right to add or remove anyone
1 Oct 2015

Tesla’s Model X Page Updated With New Pics & Info

The Model X page on Tesla’s website was updated following the official unveiling of the electric SUV last night. It now features considerably more information than before, including detailed specs, extensive pictures showing off the interior, and
26 Aug 2015

Tesla’s Elon Musk & Uber’s Travis Kalanick To Appear Back To Back On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Originally published on Gas2. There’s no doubt about it — Elon Musk has hit star status. The latest indication of that is that he is going to be a guest on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Colbert’s second
7 Aug 2015

Electric Motorcycles Are As Disruptive As Tesla’s Cars

What is the fastest production motorcycle in the world? What bike beat every other motorcycle and most cars up Pike’s Peak in 2013? What motorcycle had massive brake and shock upgrades while getting almost $ 2,000 cheaper
7 Aug 2015

Tesla Hacking Incident Shows Tesla’s Software Superiority

Originally published on EV Obsession. I saw an interesting note on the Tesla Motors Club forum a few weeks ago about some “white hat hackers” who were going to hack a Tesla Model S at a big
31 Jul 2015

Used Tesla Model S Buyers Show Expansion Of Tesla’s Market

Originally published on Gas2. Edmunds has conducted a little study of Tesla’s certified pre-owned (CPO) program and has come up with some interesting findings. Edmunds looked at registration data for 1,600+ Tesla already bought through the program. The
3 Jul 2015

Record Tesla Model S Deliveries Surpass Tesla’s Expectations

Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla* has released quarter 2 delivery data for its single on-the-market model, the Model S. Previously, Tesla said that it expected to deliver 10,000 to 11,000 Model S electric sedans in quarter
19 Jun 2015

Tesla’s New Li-ion Battery Labcoat Hero

Originally published on TeslaMondo. How many times have we heard that Tesla could die at the hands of a battery breakthrough? Some labcoat hero, we’re oft-warned, could suddenly render Tesla and its Li-ion Gigafactory obsolete overnight. Well, now
16 Jun 2015

Tesla’s Karate Kid Car?

Originally published on TeslaMondo. So what new information does this image offer? 1. Perhaps we can see what Elon means by the door opening “framing” the second row seat. 2. The transition from windshield to roof seems to,
31 May 2015

SolarCity’s Solar Panel “Gigafactory” Resembles Tesla’s Gigafactory So Far

Following on the company’s acquisition of the solar module manufacturer Silevo last year, SolarCity began work on a “Gigafactory” of its own — following in the footsteps of “sister company” Tesla Motors, you might say. The SolarCity