Would You Buy A $25,000 Tesla Model C — Today — If You Could?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 03:30:59 +0000

Tesla Model CFor those of you who’ve followed me over the years here at CleanTechnica, you know I’m a bit of a snowbird — I head north from the balmy southern US up to New England for July and August to visit with family and longtime friends. While in the north country, I retrieve my 2013 Honda […]

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Is Tesla The Company Of The Decade Or About To Crash?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 25 May 2023 06:25:47 +0000

Tesla has done one thing really well for more than a decade — brought the excitement. There’s almost never been a dull moment covering Tesla. There was a period of time after the company exploded in terms of production, sales, and revenue when I drafted stories like “Tesla is Boring Now” — because it was […]

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How Tesla Aims To Cut Manufacturing Costs In Half

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 03:57:24 +0000

Tesla’s recent Investor Day event brought with it a few announcements, including the automaker’s plans to construct a new Gigafactory in Mexico. The plant comes as a part of Tesla’s hopes to increase its production numbers even more than it has in the last few years — and ultimately to reduce its manufacturing costs in the coming […]

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Tesla’s Futuristic Approach To Manufacturing, & Critical “Next-Generation Vehicle”

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 04:59:19 +0000

Over the years, Elon Musk has emphasized that Tesla’s greatest advantage would come from fast-paced innovation in manufacturing. This proved, once again, to be a major theme during the much-anticipated Tesla Investor Day event in Austin, Texas, yesterday. According to the Financial Times, “Tesla executives said a wide range of efficiency and cost improvements has put […]

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2024 Tesla Next-Generation Vehicle Should Sell For $12,500 After US Tax Credit

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2022 02:58:29 +0000

Why Tesla’s Next-Generation Vehicle Won’t Be $30,000 Below, I explain why the next generation Tesla will be much less expensive than expected and how Tesla can do this. We know Tesla sells the Model 3 for under $40,000 in China today, and it has a project code named Highland to reduce Model 3 costs further […]

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Did Elon Musk Revive Hopes For A $25,000 Tesla?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 22:00:57 +0000

CEO Elon Musk has gone back and forth on the creation of a $25,000 Tesla, seemingly putting an end to those plans earlier this year. However, his statements about a new car platform from the company’s last earnings call have aroused fresh suspicion that plans for a more affordable Tesla could already be underway. Tesla […]

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Lower-Cost Tesla Will Outsell All Current Teslas Combined

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2022 03:22:59 +0000

During the Q3 2022 Tesla conference call, a question was asked regarding the on-again, off-again lower-cost Tesla vehicle that many people think is critical to Tesla reaching 10 million car sales a year, let alone the company’s targeted 20 million. An institutional investor asked, “The progression from Tesla’s first platform with S/X to the second […]

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Tesla To Build 1,000 GWh Of Battery Cells Domestically, Over Double Entire World’s 2022 Output

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 07:37:54 +0000

After listening to the Q3 Tesla earnings call, there was one thing I noticed that Elon repeated 3 times, and it was the first time I’ve heard him say it. It is that Tesla plans to make a 1,000 GWh of batteries a year, vertically integrated, domestically. Let’s break down what that means: Tesla just […]

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