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Tesla Motors Stories July 5, 2016

Tesla’s (TSLA) stock down sharply following Q2 delivery miss, Deutsche Bank adjusts for a loss [Note]

Today is the first trading day for Tesla’s (TSLA) stock after the automaker released its second quarter production and delivery results – missing its goals for both. The automaker confirmed missing its delivery guidance of 17,000 vehicles in Q2 with only 14,370 vehicles, while also missing its production guidance of 20,000 vehicles with only 18,345 […]

Tesla Motors Stories October 3, 2015

Tesla Motors Stories April 25, 2016

Tesla (TSLA) stock price target raised by Goldman Sachs on Model 3 orders

Goldman Sachs analyst Patrick Archambault issued a new note to clients this morning to announce that he raised his price target on Tesla (TSLA) to $245.00 from $202.00 citing Model 3 orders which are reportedly approaching 400,000.

Tesla’s stock opened up over 1% this morning, even though Archambault’s updated price target is below the current trading price and he maintains his “neutral” rating.

Tesla Motors 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 Motors Stories April 25, 2016

Tesla hires O’Neil CEO and former Nike exec to lead operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Last year, Tesla announced a restructuring of its sales leadership after it reassigned its Vice President of Global Sales and Service, Jerome Guillen, to a new role leading customer-satisfaction. Guillen later took a leave of absence from Tesla and the company hired Jon McNeill as President of Global Sales, but Tesla kept looking for new executives to […]

Tesla Motors Stories April 19, 2016

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) tumbles following Consumer Reports on Model X issues

Tesla’s stock price ($TSLA) surprisingly tumbled following a new report from the review magazine Consumer Reports highlighting some quality issues with early Model X units. The stock fell over 4% after the report was published this morning, but gained in the afternoon and it is now down only 2%. I say the tumble is surprising due […]

Tesla Motors Stories March 31, 2016

Tesla expands ordering for the Model S, X and 3 to at least seven more countries

Elon Musk often acts as the defacto PR department for Tesla Motors and in a Tweet today – in the mist of the Model 3 unveil – the CEO announced that Tesla would be expanding into at least 7 more countries. The expansion includes 6 continents and includes the BRIC countries of Brazil and India, South […]

Tesla Motors Stories July 31, 2014

Tesla releases shareholder report, breaks ground on Gigafactory site in Reno Nevada, Conference call at 5:30 ET

From today’s Shareholder Report(PDF): In June, we broke ground just outside Reno, Nevada on a site that could potentially be the location for the Gigafactory. Consistent with our strategy to identify and break ground on multiple sites, we continue to evaluate other locations in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The final site for the first Gigafactory […]

Tesla Motors Stories November 13, 2015

Tesla is planning an end-of-the-year push in China, will offer up to $12,500 US in discount on the Model S

Tesla rarely, if ever offer discounts at the purchase of its products, but with its ambitious goal to deliver between 17,000 and 19,000 vehicles globally in the last 3 months of the year, it seems the company resorted to offering a significant discount to new Chinese customers. The company announced through a blog post on its […]

Tesla Motors Stories December 9, 2015

Tesla Model X Founders series #36 spotted in California

As Signature Model X reservation holders are still patiently (or impatiently) waiting for a delivery date from Tesla, one more Founders series owner managed to get his hands on the all-electric SUV. This time its the #36, a significant jump from the last reported #13 delivered to Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya.

Tesla Motors Stories January 17, 2014

You can now drive across the country or the whole Eastern Seaboard on the Tesla Supercharged highway

Tesla updated the Supercharger map again this morning and it now appears that all of the major gaps on the east coast (Savannah,Georgia) and the biggest cross country (Macedonia, OH, Wyoming) have been filled and it is now theoretically possible to drive a Tesla from Vancouver BC to San Diego California to Boston Massachusetts down […]

Tesla Motors Stories January 27, 2014

Tesla Motors publishes its January 2014 Investor Presentation

No battery ‘gigafactory’ information  yet but here’s the PDF. Notable is the $30,000-$35,000 base model price of the Gen 3 vehicle. Tesla’s traditionally only been able to hit the high side but so long as Federal Tax Credits are still around in 3 years, it should be a great deal especially with Tesla type specs. 

Tesla Motors Stories October 4, 2013

Tesla expains Model S fire: Metal object at highway speed put 3-inch hole in battery armor

From Tesla: A curved section that fell off a semi-trailer was recovered from the roadway near where the accident occurred and, according to the road crew that was on the scene, appears to be the culprit. The geometry of the object caused a powerful lever action as it went under the car, punching upward and […]

Tesla Motors Stories October 6, 2013

After Fire, Tesla adds ‘first responders’ page to help emergency personnel deal with wrecks

After the now infamous fire and subsequent explanation, Tesla has made a small addition to its homepage. A ‘First Responders‘ link at the bottom takes folks to a special page with information for those dealing with Tesla in emergency situations. there is some helpful stuff down there in PDF form that wouldn’t hurt to print […]

Tesla Motors Stories July 3, 2016

Tesla (TSLA) missed on deliveries in Q2 with 14,370 vehicles and production of 18,345 vehicles

Tesla (TSLA) released today its production and delivery numbers for the second quarter 2016. The automaker confirmed missing its delivery guidance of 17,000 vehicles in Q2 with only 14,370 vehicles, while also missing its production guidance of 20,000 vehicles with only 18,345 vehicles.

Tesla Motors Stories July 6, 2016

Tesla’s VP of Product Technology leaves for Facebook

Rich Heley was one of Tesla’s biggest hire and quickly rose in the executive ranks of the automaker. We broke the news of his hire back in 2013 when he was still leading Alloy Engineering at Apple. Now we learn that only 3 years later, the engineer, who until recently was Vice President of Product Technology […]

Tesla Motors Stories October 14, 2014

Tesla Model S gets IHS Teardown treatment: “Unlike any car ever made, more like an iPad”

Tesla’s Model S (or a wrecked one) got the IHS Supply teardown treatment and if you are wondering what makes the car tick, it is a worthy watch/read (PDF). Notably Tesla “really wanted to do things differently and employed virtual controls—rather than physical knobs and buttons—to take over the user experience. This approach required a major […]

Tesla Motors Stories February 19, 2016

Tesla hires former GE and Symantec exec as new VP of Global Services

Tesla is on-going some restructuring at the upper management level over the past few months, especially since long-time executive and Vice-President of Worldwide Sales & Services Jerome Guillen took a leave of absence last year, followed by Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja’s retirement a few months later. The automaker has since hired former Enservio CEO Jon McNeill as President Global […]

Tesla Motors Stories July 6, 2015

Opinion: The Chevy Bolt is not a “Tesla killer”

I want to start by saying that I think the Bolt is a great initiative from GM and I am glad to see this major car manufacturer committing more seriously to pure electric vehicles. This article is not a hit piece on the Bolt, but rather a critic of the reporting around the vehicle. Recently […]

Tesla Motors Stories November 5, 2015

Tesla renews $1,000 referral program for 2 more months with new prizes

Tesla Motors announced the renewal of its $1,000 referral program for the Model S for 2 more months after the end of the first trial period on October 31. It’s fair to say that the program was a success with a single Model S owner selling 100 cars in only 3 months and hundreds of […]

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