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Tesla Unveils Its Affordable Model 3

April 1, 2016 in batteries, Companies, Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Elon Musk Outlines Strategy to Change Personal Mobility:
Ubiquitous Free ‘Supercharger’ Network Is Key Component

Tesla Motors unveiled its $35,000 battery-electric Model 3 yesterday evening, and said it had taken deposits on 115,000 cars sight-unseen.

Tesla Model S for Rent in Los Angeles

October 8, 2013 in EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

MPG Car Rental Adds Premier EV to All-Green LAX Fleet

MPG Car Rental, which bills itself as the only all-green fleet in Los Angeles, has added the Tesla Model S electric vehicle in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. “The new addition of the Tesla Model S Electric cars to the MPG fleet represents their commitment to stay current with the latest green technologies for forward-thinking travelers in Los Angeles,” the company says.

Tesla Turns a Profit, Credits 12% of Sales

May 10, 2013 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Profitability in First Quarter for First Time in Our Ten-Year History’

California’s Tesla Motors has emerged as the bright star in an often dismal galaxy of electric transportation enterprises, turning a profit for the first time in the first quarter of this year behind record sales of $562 million, up 83% from the previous quarter. Tesla booked 4,900 vehicles as revenue in the quarter. And while 12% of revenues came from selling zero emission vehicle credits to other manufacturers, Tesla says it will make money in the fourth quarter of 2013 even without ZEV credits.

Tesla: ‘Complete Peace of Mind’

April 28, 2013 in EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Tesla Boosts Warranty Service, Includes Full Battery Coverage

A new fleet of loaners, valet fetch and delivery service and a battery warranty that covers everything shy of setting the box on fire (or opening it) are part of Tesla’s new service program, launched last week by company chairman and CEO and product architect Elon Musk.

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