25 Unasked Questions On Tesla’s Q2 Earnings Call

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:24:08 +0000

This was a great quarter for Tesla. Record production, record deliveries, tremendous growth, and excellent margins in a difficult operating environment. I felt some opportunities for questions were missed, though. What’s the status of Model X deliveries this quarter? No one cared about Tesla’s second mass-market product. From the looks of the website, it’s sold […]

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Tesla Model 3 Owners Are Most Satisfied Electric Car Owners In Norway (Chart)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 01:30:38 +0000

Norway’s Electric Car Association has released the results from its “Electric Car List 2021,” which includes survey responses on how satisfied electric vehicle owners are with their vehicles. It should be said first of all that owners of many different models love their vehicles. Nonetheless, there has to be a winner, and this year it […]

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From the Sublime to the Ludicrous

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:12:55 +0000

Back in 2014 I took a Tesla Model S for a test drive. The salesperson sat beside me, he put it in Ludicrous mode and Autopilot.  I drove out to the motorway and he said: “Floor it!” Then, “Take your hands off the wheel.” As my body pressed back into the driver’s seat, I knew […]

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11 EV Models Test the State of Highway Charging in Long-Distance Race — Guess Which Brand Wins

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:40:42 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris When did the first EV race take place? Shortly after the second EV was built, says conventional wisdom. Since the dawn of modern EVs, a few groups have staged Cannonball Run–style events, and many more individuals have documented long-distance road trips, often with a goal of demonstrating the prevailing state of […]

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BBC: Electric Cars Will Be “Biggest Revolution In Motoring” Since 1913

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 23:00:17 +0000

Originally published on EVANNEX. Many observers are forecasting that the world’s transition to electric cars will take place much sooner than expected. Now, BBC is also joining the fray. “What makes the end of the internal combustion engine inevitable is a technological revolution. And technological revolutions tend to happen very quickly … [and] this revolution will […]

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Wall Street Journal: After Driving Tesla Model S Plaid, “Nothing Will Ever Feel Fast Again”

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 22:08:39 +0000

Pulitzer Prize-winning auto columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Dan Neil, recently took the new Tesla Model S Plaid out for a spin on Route 299 in California. To sum it up, according to Neil, “the Plaid’s signature trick: the instant, seamless, soft-singing surge of scarcely endurable thrust, from whenever, until you see Jesus.” “And […]

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Could Tesla Be Selling 10 Million Cars A Year By End Of Decade?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 14:38:27 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris At Tesla’s founding back in 2003, no one imagined the massive growth that lay ahead for the company. Or did they? As co-founder Ian Wright told me in a 2014 interview, “Martin Eberhard’s initial stimulus for starting Tesla was to build the EV he wanted to buy. Elon Musk had […]

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Tesla Wins Most American-Made Car Title

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 20:08:15 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris If you need a little more justification to take the plunge and buy a Tesla, consider this: it’s your patriotic duty to do so. Tesla has always touted its credentials as an American company that’s creating good-quality American jobs, and now independent research confirms that a Tesla is the most […]

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Tesla Has Gone Plaid Mode On Production & Deliveries (Video)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 11:27:13 +0000

We knew from the moment Tesla sold out of vehicles before the middle of Q2 2021, that the number of vehicles Tesla sold and delivered would break records. By delivering over 200,000 vehicles (and selling them), Tesla didn’t just break records. It went Plaid mode. What does this mean? Gali from HyperChange took a dive […]

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Tesla Sales Forecasts For 2021 — Updated

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 19:44:29 +0000

In April, I published a couple of Tesla sales forecasts for 2021, and then I followed that up with one more at the beginning of June. With Tesla’s Q2 sales numbers now in, let’s revisit some of those forecasts. First of all, Troy Teslike has updated his Q3 forecast by about 8,000 since mid April […]

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