Model X Configurator Comes Online In Three Weeks, Deliveries In September
The Tesla Motors Q2 earnings call with financial analysts revealed a number of interesting things about the company's current operations and future plans, including the possibility of creating its own autonomous ridesharing fleet.
A Little Math, A Little Guessing And Things Look Quite Promising
After looking at the international market for Tesla's vehicles and buyers' passion for the brand, two auto industry analysts estimate the total, global market for the company's vehicles could currently sit at around 19 million.
Even As Sales Slump In China, He Revises Forecasts Upward
Falling gas prices, production delays and weakened demand in a key market would send shudders through the CEOs of most automakers. None of those problems could dent the enthusiasm Tesla Motors CEO and co-founder Elon Musk has for a vision of an electric-car future.
While falling gas prices are cause for celebration among Americans, many of whom are seeing their budget for Christmas presents burgeon on account of the cheap fuel, it's decidedly bad news for Tesla Motors.
Tesla really is a unique automaker. Usually when a new model is confirmed, there are big press announcements touting a company's latest, greatest vehicle and everything it can do for consumers. Elon Musk's electric car company likes to do things a little differently, though. Instead, the CEO gave an interview about its long-awaited entry-level offering, the Model III, to the UK's Auto Express and confirmed the story on its Facebook page.