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To everyone holding out for more electric car range for your money, it appears the industry has heard you. Just two years ago $35,000 could pay for a nicely equipped EV with 84 EPA-rated miles range, and while that’s still the case, on the horizon are five EVs that could deliver 200 miles for nearly […]

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Many articles have been published about slower than expected plug-in electrified vehicles’ market acceptance this decade, but these tend to highlight only a few aspects of a very complicated picture. Looked at from a broad overview, one could alternately say it’s a wonder plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles (PEVs) have done as well as they […]

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Tesla has filed an underwritten registered public offering of about $2-billion in shares of its common stock to raise money to ramp up Model 3 production. After receiving a surprising 400,000 or so preorders for the Tesla Model 3, the American automaker is offering about $1.4-billion in shares while CEO Elon Musk will sell the […]

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It’s hardly a surprise, but 12,200 Tesla Model 3 preorders have been canceled. After revealing that it had around 400,000 preorders for the Tesla Model 3, the company said it now holds about 373,000 reservations for the entry-level, all-electric sedan. According to Tesla, about 8000 customers have canceled their preorders while 4,200 Model 3 preorders […]

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Long-time Audi executive Peter Hochdoldinger has reportedly been hired by Tesla as its new vice president of vehicle production. According to The Verge which reported receiving a statement today from Tesla, Hochholdinger is to be tasked with current Model S and X production, and the ramp-up leading to Model 3 targeted for late 2017. “Tesla […]

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While massive pre-orders for the pending Tesla Model 3 have seemingly eclipsed the 2017 Chevy Bolt, one analyst predicts GM’s 200-plus-mile EV could sell as many cars as Tesla sells globally this year. In an interview with Barrons, Kelly Blue Book analyst Karl Brauer estimated a broad potential range of sales for the 2017 Bolt […]

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Tesla’s vice president of Asia-Pacific Ren Yuxiang told the South China Post that China is the second-largest market for Tesla Model 3 reservations. It’s not clear which country is the largest market for Tesla Model 3 reservations since the company began last month, but it’s almost certainly the U.S. SEE ALSO: Tesla Model 3 Conjectured […]

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How quick would a Tesla Model 3 with Ludicrous mode be, and what would it cost? That remains to be seen, but at least confirmed is a Ludicrous-spec Model 3 is in the offing, tweeted Tesla chief Elon Musk. It has already been known the base-level 215-plus-mile EV projected for late 2017 and starting at […]

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Recently a few takeaway points were offered by Chevrolet about the Chevy Bolt, Volt, along with a comment or two about the massive market reception Tesla’s Model 3 has created. In an interview in the LA Times, questions answered by Shad Balch, manager of new product focused on the new-generation 2016/2017 Volt, the pending 200-plus-mile, […]

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If you are one of the 400,000 people or so who’ve plunked down $1,000 to reserve Tesla’s 215-mile range $35,000 Model 3, Nissan has good news for you: You don’t have to wait! Of course many already knew that of the Japanese automaker’s electric car now being nursed along in its sixth model year and […]

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