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Tesla CEO Elon Musk praises China for EV and renewable energy leadership at Governors Conference

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently sat down with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval for an interview in front of around 30 US governors at the National Governors Association meeting. Musk teased the possibility of 2 or 3 more Tesla Gigafactories in front of the governors — many of whom have auto-manufacturing plants in their states. In a comprehensive interview […]

August 13th

Tesla Model 3 comparison vs 22 EV competitors: The straight specs

Now that we have several official specs for the Tesla Model 3, I wanted to do a thorough update of how the Model 3 competes against comparably priced offerings from BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Lexus, Toyota, Acura, and Jaguar. By Zachary Shahan  Last week, I commented at length about subjective features of the Model 3 that I think […]

August 9th

Tesla Model 3 will be the first mass-market electric vehicle

Many milestones have been laid out for electric vehicles and we have celebrated them all: 100,000 sold, 500,000, 1 million…  We are still very much in the very early ‘innovators’ portion of the curve, but the Tesla Model 3 changes things. By Kyle Field  Initially, enthusiasts hoped the Chevy Bolt would be the first to crack […]

August 4th

Boom! US Electric vehicle sales up 86% in 2017

Tesla Model 3 is here, and that has pushed me to again incorporate Tesla sales estimates into our monthly US electric vehicle sales reports. Well, that and a repeated request from readers to bring back Tesla’s US sales estimates*. By Zachary Shahan  Surprisingly — despite the ecstatic headlines about the car — the Model 3 isn’t yet #1! However, […]

August 3rd

Tesla Model 3: Full specs revealed (and it’s a beauty)

At the Tesla Model 3 production vehicle reveal tonight, Tesla shared the official pricing and range of the two versions of the Model 3 initially available to customers. It will come in “Standard” at the base $35,000 price tag, which will feature 220 miles of range. The Standard trim is no slouch and will speed […]

July 29th

Tesla Model 3 comes at an important moment for electric vehicles

by Zachary Shahan Is it some kind of crazy coincidence? Is it the stars teaming up with a starry-eyed Elon? Or is it simply in the socio-quantum physics of how technology transitions occur? Wait a second, what am I talking about? The electric vehicle market has risen to about 1% of the overall new car market. […]

July 29th

Tesla has supercharged plans for 2017

At the 2017 Annual Shareholder Meeting on June 6th, Tesla CEO Elon Musk provided updates on just about every area of the business, which necessarily included the Tesla Model 3. The milestone vehicle will move into production next month. Shortly thereafter, the first customers will receive their Model 3s. The official unveiling will be followed at […]

Cleantechnica attends the Tesla Model 3 rollout

by Zachary Shahan  (Cross-posted from our sister blog, Cleantechnica.) I rolled into Los Angeles at 1:00am on March 31, catching sleep on the flights from Frankfurt to DC and DC to LA in order to be rested for an early arrival at a Tesla store, so that I could to put down an early Tesla Model 3 […]

March 31st