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If You Own A Business, Look Into Section 179

Whoa, heavy, man. The 5,441-pound Tesla Model X will be eligible for a massive $25,000-tax deduction from the IRS, if you own your own business.


Plus Multiple Ride Height Modes And Independent Door Control

The Tesla Model X all-electric SUV will have several autonomous driving features, multiple height modes, cold-weather systems, independent door control.


Weekly Recap For 10.2.15

Volkswagen sees its financial woes continue, and Tesla reveals the all electric Model X crossover. Autoblog's Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute Weekly Recap.


A Glimpse At The All Electric CUV, Including Video From Tesla

Our first look at the production version of Tesla's much anticipated Model X comes via livestream. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.


First Deliveries Of All-Electric SUV Are A Hit

At an event in the company's Fremont, CA facility, Tesla launched the Model X SUV tonight. Here's how it went down.


More People Plunked Down Money For An X Last Month Than Ever Before

Tesla Model X reservations take a jump in August as the first deliveries draws near. Total orders could now reach almost 27,000, according to data collected by fans of the marque.


But Does It Make Money On Each One? Also No

There is a way to make the math pencil out so that Tesla loses $4,000 on each Model S, but it's not how we usually think about costs and financial loss.


Two new Tesla Model X spy videos appeared this week, one showing the aftereffects of off-road testing and the other showing the SUV with unknown sensors.


All-Electric SUV Set To Debut In US This Fall

Tesla Model X may start sales in China as soon as June 2016.


Elon Musk Says Electric SUV Will Dramatically Increase Tesla's Annual Sales

Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk says Model X may double the company's annual sales.


'You Either Commit Or You Don't"

Elon Musk comes off as innovative, driven, and kind of a jerk in a new book set to hit selves next week.


Tesla Model X's Wing Doors' Hinges, Seals, Strength Continue to Be Tweaked

The Tesla Model X's falcon-wing doors are likely the primary reason why the debut of the all-electric SUV is being delayed.


Anyone out there curious what towing a two-ton boat will do to an electric vehicle's single-charge range? Going through the mud? Well, someone will be able to find out by next year. That's because the Tesla Model X all-electric SUV will indeed be the first all-electric vehicle have towing capacity.


Since learning that deliveries of the Model X from Tesla Motors would now be delayed until sometime next summer, speculation has focused on the rear doors of the electric SUV as the likely source of the problem. We think this is a pretty good assumption considering that CEO Elon Musk said as much himself.


Company Delivers More EVs In 3Q Than Ever Before

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made one thing clear today as he announced his company's third-quarter sales figures: the company has more than enough demand for its luxury electric vehicles and its main problem is getting production ramped up. In fact, Tesla expects Model S orders and deliveries to increase by 50 percent next year. Buried in the good news, though, was word that the upcoming SUV version, the Model X, is going to be delayed. Again.


Or So We Think

Those falcon wing doors appear appropriate for the Tesla Model X, as pre-orders for the battery-electric SUV are flying. That's what Gas2.0 is saying, citing various sources. So despite Model X deliveries not happening until the spring of 2015, folks are lining up.


When running a business, having to throttle the hype for a new product isn't such a terrible problem to have. That's exactly was Tesla is doing with its Model X SUV, which is slated to go on sale next year. During a quarterly earnings call (transcript available here), Tesla CEO Elon Musk explained that Tesla is currently steering customers away from the upcoming electric ute.


Reports Say The German Automaker Has Plans For A Range Of EVs

Audi may be looking to get seriously competitive in the electric vehicle market, according to a report from Reuters. The company has plans prepared for a range of EVs that would compete with the likes of BMW and Tesla. In a market where innovation is seen as valuable, getting on board with electrification could help Audi avoid appearing out of step with the rest of the crowd (and the market), with analysts predicting a sharp uptick in battery-powered cars in the next several years.


A recent study found that men and women drive their electric vehicles differently. That might help explain why there is a male bias towards Tesla's electric offerings while the more practical Nissan Leaf get the attention of female drivers. Well, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who spoke with investors yesterday during the company's annual shareholder meeting, the upcoming Tesla Model X could shift the paradigm of the gendered EV.


Tesla Motors has a secret. The California automaker has leased, and is now renovating, a 431,000-square foot former Daimler-Chrysler distribution facility in Lathrop, CA, but is not saying exactly what it will be using the space for. At least, not yet.


It's not a UFO, but this UDO (unidentified driving object) is causing almost as much of a stir on Reddit, Tesla Motors Club and other sites as a visit from Sanyassan marauders. It's tough to see in the video still above, but what we're looking at here is a Tesla Model S with a big ole something on top.

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