Tesla is out with its fourth quarter financial results for 2014 and the end of the year, and it's finally released numbers on how many people have raised their hands for its new – and severely delayed – Model X SUV. It's a lot, and it's one of the reasons Tesla thinks it will sell 55,000 vehicles this year. »
We caught our first glimpse of an unknown Tesla prototype testing at the old Alameda Naval base yesterday, and now we've got video of what could be the Model 3 or the Model X stretching its legs and squealing its tires. »
There are only seven shopping days until Christmas and we're less than two weeks away from the New Year. So where are those battery-swapping stations Tesla promised? Or its big push into the energy storage biz? Didn't we hear something about the Roadster being upgraded? Are we seeing a pattern here?
Tesla is out with its third quarter shareholder letter, and the highlights include 33,000 vehicle deliveries expected for the year and the highest quarterly delivers ever, with 7,785 Model S sedans landing in driveways around the world. The lowlights: The Tesla Model X SUV has been delayed – again – now to the… »
Elon Musk concedes that "the Internet is very good at figuring out secrets." So yes, the D in the Tesla Model S P85D stands for "dual" motor. Yes, it's the same system coming to the all-wheel-drive Model X. But here's what we didn't expect: 687 lb-ft of torque and a 0-60 MPH run of 3.2 seconds – a full second quicker… »
Tesla's a pretty interesting car company, and I suspect we'll be writing stories about them for a long while. They also have a nice, orderly naming convention for their cars, having announced and/or released a Model R (or just Roadster), a Model S, and soon, a Model X. Other model names/letters have been hinted at or… »