Elon Musk: “The thing that bugs me the most is that our cars are not affordable enough. We need to fix that.”
When it comes to affordability, Tesla has come a long way but still has a bit further to go. It will get there, I believe, but it will require more hard work, persistence, and faith. Just this month Tesla announced that you can lease a Model Y for $499 a month. That is still a high price for a car for most Americans, let alone most people of the world
My recent article on “Tesla’s Warranty Accounting Mystery” got a lot of comments, and to reply correctly, I feel as if I should share some further research. In this article, I’m going to specifically discuss the “goodwill” warranty claims that keep coming up, what I know about them, and what I think I think about them
Discussing COVID-19 on the company’s Q1 earnings call, Elon Musk confessed that the economic impact of the pandemic “will cause great harm not just to Tesla, but to many companies. While Tesla will weather the storm, other companies will not.” It turns out, Tesla has a long history of succeeding against the odds, but this time the odds are pretty darn long
Tesla has had a lot of success in China with its EVs and its new factory. However, Tesla Model 3 vehicles that are made in China as well as Model S and X vehicles made in the US aren’t the only thing Tesla is selling there. These Tesla beverages in China look refreshing and delightful
From all appearances, 2019 marked the liftoff of Tesla’s Energy division. The company marked a 26% quarter-on-quarter increase in solar installations from 43 MW to 54 MW. Storage saw an equally impressive bump on its larger base from 477 MWh installed in Q3 2019 to 530 MWh in Q4
I didn’t create it, and all I basically do is help with the real-time transcription, so I think I can say this without boasting: CleanTechnica’s quarterly Tesla conference call livestreams are the coolest!
Tesla is growing like no other company in the auto industry and is pretty much on a tear. This is a good thing. In late 2019, as in four days before 2020, CNBC had Steve Westly, a former Tesla board member and a member of the Westly Group, on its Power Lunch show. They got right to the point with this question: “What’s changed in 90 days?”