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Tesla Stories May 10

Tesla Model 3 vs. Model Y: The latest generation basics compared

As the two youngest electric vehicles to join Tesla’s fleet, the Model 3 and Model Y have quickly helped propel the automaker to a market cap over $600 billion. While both EVs share several of the same parts, they do remain unique from one another in many ways. While not exhaustive, this side by side […]

Tesla Stories May 9

Tesla Model S vs. Model 3: Comparing sedans side by side

Tesla’s Model S and Model 3 provide drivers with either a taste of veteran performance or refreshing innovation and value. Both combine to form the US automaker’s line of electric sedans, although they share more of their mechanical makeup with their respective assembly-line SUV partners. Below is a comprehensive breakdown comparing old and new to […]

Tesla Stories May 11

Tesla Model X vs. Model Y: How Tesla’s larger EVs size up

In its quest to offer an electric vehicle (EV) option to suit everyone on the planet, Tesla has expanded the size and scope of its carbon-conscious repertoire over the past 17 years. Tesla currently manufactures two sport utility options – the mid-sized offensive lineman of the Tesla family, the Model X, and the new(er) crossover […]

Tesla Stories April 8

Tesla Model S vs. Model X: The two veteran EVs compared

Of the four electric vehicles currently available in Tesla’s fleet, its Model S and Model X sit as the two longest in production. At a higher price point than Tesla’s two newer models, these veteran EVs offer a combination of the efficiency, performance, and luxury that originally put Tesla on the map. Below is a […]

Tesla Stories December 14, 2020

Tesla 2021: Everything we know about the latest Model 3, Model Y, and more

As 2020 comes to a much-celebrated wrap, the Tesla community is looking toward 2021 with high hopes. As the current golden child of electric vehicle manufacturing, Tesla looks to continue its reign and scale its ever-growing fleet. Below is a compilation of what Tesla’s 2021 models include and what customers can expect when their 2021 EV is delivered to their driveway.

Tesla Stories June 19, 2016

Tesla Model 3 reservation holders are starting to receive their ‘token of appreciation’

In the days following the unveiling of the Tesla Model 3 and the subsequent flood of pre-orders for the vehicle, CEO Elon Musk said that the automaker will be sending out a “token of appreciation” to those who stood in line at the store to reserve the Model 3 before it was even unveiled. Token […]

Tesla Stories October 26, 2016

Tesla/Musk attacked by ex-GM boss Lutz again, spreading misinformation ahead of earnings

Bob Lutz, General Motors’ former vice chairman, can’t stop and won’t stop attacking Tesla in the media. CNBC had him on this morning ahead of Tesla releasing its financial results this afternoon and they let him straight up lie about the company’s financial situation without correcting him. As usual, he also went after Tesla CEO Elon […]

Tesla Stories October 15, 2016

This week’s top stories: Upcoming Tesla/SolarCity events, Musk challenges Big Coal, Google’s self-driving Chrysler, & more

In this week’s top stories: Tesla/SolarCity announce upcoming events, Elon Musk challenges Big Coal, Google deploys its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans, and much more.

Tesla Stories March 6, 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked directly with Singapore Prime Minister to investigate government red tape blocking Tesla [Updated]

Update: Tesla responds to Singapore’s Model S CO2 emissions test, and could it be as simple as poor math? If you think it’s difficult to buy a Tesla in Texas due to direct sales law, wait until you learn what consumers in Singapore have to go through to buy a Model S. Singaporean Joe Nguyen reportedly spent […]

Tesla Stories March 8, 2016

Tesla Model 3 unveiling event reportedly will have only a small guest list selected by Elon Musk

We have been wondering why only a few people have received an invitation for the Model 3 unveiling, which is now only 3 weeks away. As of now, only the winners of the referral program have reported having received the invite for the event taking place in Los Angeles. The last event Tesla held in Los […]

Tesla Stories April 6, 2016

Nissan CEO welcomes the storm of Tesla Model 3 reservations

Tesla has mostly welcomed electric vehicle competition since it contributes to its mission to accelerate the advent of electric transport, though it didn’t stop CEO Elon Musk to literally laugh at competition on occasions. Nissan is another automaker with a strong commitment to EVs and it has a similar approach to competition in the market. CEO Carlos […]

Tesla Stories March 22, 2016

Tesla Model S US price increase reportedly coming in April after Model 3 unveiling

Following the persisting rumor that Tesla is planning a “facelift” or at least new options for the Model S starting this spring, we learn that the automaker could also increase the price of its flagship sedan in the US as soon as next month, right after the Model 3 unveiling set for March 31st. We are […]

Tesla Stories April 1, 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk extrapolates 180K Model 3 reservations to a $7.5B day [Update: 200K]

Never one to shy away from controversial accounting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk today tweeted his take on the initial Model 3 sales numbers which are at 180K barely 24 hours into sales. By his math, which he estimates an average of $7000 in options on each Model 3 sold and more controversially, counting every Model 3 […]

Tesla Stories April 2, 2016

Tesla Stories April 3, 2016

Tesla’s Chief Information Officer left to form a stealth startup

Electrek learned that Tesla’s Chief Information Officer Jay Vijayan quietly left the automaker during the last quarter to create a startup in stealth mode. Tesla Vice-President of Information Technology, Ganesh V. Iyer, is taking over Vijayan’s responsibilities as acting CIO and he will report directly to CEO Elon Musk, according to his LinkedIn profile. Tesla had a […]

Tesla has now over 325,000 Model 3 reservations – timeline of reservation updates

After a highly anticipated multi-step reservation process starting with Tesla and SpaceX employees, followed by in-store reservations, which created long queues at Tesla’s retail locations, and finally online reservations just an hour before the unveiling, Tesla finally launched the Model 3 – its first mass market electric vehicle. CEO Elon Musk has been updating the public […]

Tesla Stories April 4, 2016

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) climbing this morning after a weekend of Model 3 news and reservations

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) was up over 4% in early trading this morning after CEO Elon Musk spent his weekend answering questions on Twitter about the newly revealed Model 3 and sending out updates about the number of reservations Tesla is accumulating. Since Tesla unveiled the vehicle last week, 8 financial analysts issued new notes updating their analysis […]

Tesla Stories April 5, 2016

Elon Musk warns that holding a short position against Tesla (TSLA) is “probably unwise”

The last time Elon Musk commented on the short interest on Tesla’s stock, he warned that anyone holding a stock position against the company will have a “tsunami of hurt” coming for them. During the 12 following months, Tesla’s stock price increased by 461%, a lot of which was attributed to a short squeeze after Tesla reported […]

Tesla Stories February 13, 2017

Tesla’s market cap reaches last milestone of Elon Musk’s $1 billion CEO stock option plan – will he stay CEO for long?

Tesla’s market capitalization keeps reaching new highs since the past few weeks and while most people are concerned about the company starting to be worth more than bigger automakers, like Nissan, it also has other interesting implications. In the past, Elon Musk has associated his potential departure from his role as CEO with completing the milestones […]

Tesla Stories February 10, 2017

Tesla CEO Elon Musk claims employee pushing to unionize is a paid agitator, UAW denies

As we reported yesterday, there’s a new effort to unionize Tesla’s workforce amid the production expansion for Model 3. In the report, we highlighted the fact that Tesla described the effort, which at first glance is simply a plea from a single Tesla employee, as a “professional union organizing effort”. Tesla CEO Elon Musk went a step […]

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