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Tesla Model 3 Video & Pics (Motor Trend Granted Exclusive Tesla Model 3 Photo & Video Session)

Motor Trend was recently granted exclusive access to the Tesla Model 3 for a photo session at the under-construction Gigafactory — resulting in some great new daylight images of the much-anticipated electric car. The coverage also makes some interesting points about the current state of the Gigafactory’s construction, and the enormous scale of the lithium-ion […]

April 22nd

Another Look At The Chevy Bolt

Originally published on CleanTechnica. While folks are anticipating the Tesla Model 3, it is time to note that the first electric car promising a range of 200+ miles and priced from the mid-$30,000s will be in production by the end of 2016 — that’s the 2017 Chevy Bolt, of course. A year or more ahead of Tesla’s Model […]

April 21st

What Are The Differences Between Tesla & Chevy Volt Fans?

While the electric vehicle sector is often spoken of as a relatively homogenous entity, the truth is that there’s not necessarily that much overlap between buyers of a Tesla Model S, a Nissan LEAF, a Mahindra e2o, and a BMW i3. So, if that’s the case, where and what exactly are the distinctions between the […]

April 21st

Tesla Searches Skyrocket Past Audi, VW, GM, Porsche, BMW…

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Tesla is set to disrupt the heck out of the auto market, according to many of us who watch the industry closely, and search trends on Google may be one of the earliest indicators. I have tried hard to remember who passed this insight on to me, but have been unable to […]

April 20th

Elon Musk Reveals That There Were 325,000 Model 3 Reservations In First Week; Tesla Rep Clarifies Model 3 Supercharger Situation; & Other Details

There were more than 325,000 Model 3 reservations made ($1,000 a pop) in the first week that reservations were open, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. That equates to roughly $14 billion in future orders. Interestingly, less than 5% of reservation-makers put down two deposits — implying a relatively low level of speculation. Over 325k […]

April 8th

Tesla Model 3 Reservation Specifics Revealed

Tesla has now released the Model 3 Reservation Agreement, allowing us to take a look at what’s actually being offered to those that place a $1000 deposit. And… it’s pretty much what most of us were expecting, with nothing binding on Tesla’s end, but fully refundable. Interestingly, but also unsurprisingly, the reservations are apparently non-transferable […]

March 29th

Tesla Model 3 Reservations — Where Will People Be Camping Out?

Originally published on CleanTechnica. We knew it was likely to happen but now it exists for real. The masses are converging on Tesla stores around the world with campers planning to stakeout the stores hours ahead of the opening time. With demand for an “affordable luxury car,” Tesla fanaticism is peaking. One organized user has put together […]

March 23rd

Sumitomo Metal Mining Boosting NCA (Used In Lithium-Ion Cathodes) Production By 38%, In Anticipation Of Tesla Model 3 Launch

Sumitomo Metal Mining has revealed as part of its most recent 3-year business plan that it will be boosting production of NCA materials — lithium-nickel-cobalt-aluminum-oxide materials used in lithium-ion battery cathodes — in anticipation of supplying Tesla during Model 3 production. A similar move was made by the company back in 2014 when it boosted […]

February 26th

Elon Musk Drops Model 3 Launch Details on Twitter

On the heels of the favorable Q4 earnings from the call yesterday afternoon, which we covered at length, Elon Musk took to the Twittersphere and dropped some of the first official details about the launch of the eagerly anticipated Tesla Model 3. Model 3 will require a $1000 deposit, which will be accepted in Tesla stores […]

February 11th

Tesla’s Q1 & 2016 Sales Projections

We should have 2–3 more stories coming tomorrow regarding Tesla’s* quarterly letter and conference call, which just wrapped up, but here’s one more to close out the night. All in all, Tesla’s reports on what happened in Q4 2015 and 2015 as a whole weren’t huge surprises. Much of the info was already out there, even if not […]

February 10th