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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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In a long write-up about a behind-the-scenes view of its photo shoot at Tesla’s Gigafactory, Motor Trend says the Model 3 is to be taken seriously. The car since its reveal in pre-production prototype form three weeks ago has captured the attention of many with around 400,000 or more reservations, and MT offered its opinion […]

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These are unusual times in this new electric car era with second-generation EVs threatening to offer conventional car price-for-performance. First up will be the 2017 Chevy Bolt meeting the new benchmark of somewhere over 200 miles range and sticker price of around $37,500 before incentives. Of course anyone who’s not been hibernating has also heard […]

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Many folks have ventured guesses into the $60,000 range for the price of Tesla’s most option-packed Model 3, but CEO Elon Musk said the average would be around $42,000. This revelation came last Friday, the day after the reveal event in the form of a simple declarative tweet. Musk had also said at the reveal […]

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This morning Tesla Motors tweeted 325,000 Model 3 pre-orders are now in. It was one week ago that the carmaker showed the world its $35,000 EV slated for first deliveries at the end of 2017, and the rate of pre-orders has been astounding. The carmaker had begun opening the reservation process up to Tesla employees […]

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As of 7 a.m. Saturday morning, Tesla had 253,000 Model 3 reservations. The update, on the rapidly increasing and unprecedented pre-orders for a car that may not be here for more than a year and a half or a good bit longer for those well back in line came via Tesla head Elon Musk on […]

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Last night in preface to the revelation of Tesla’s $35,000-plus, 215-plus mile Model 3, company chief Elon Musk outlined why people should care. Musk said the car intended as a linchpin product hoped to explode Tesla’s global sales from just over 50,000 last year to as many as 500,000 by decade’s end stands to fulfill […]

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Though online orders won’t begin until 8:30 Pacific time, Tesla began taking Model 3 preorders March 31 in its stores and customers had been lining for at least the past couple of days. Lines were reported in just about every city that has at least one Tesla store around the world. In places where the […]

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The Tesla Model 3 is set to be shown to the public tomorrow, and some of the details have reportedly been dug up, while an illuminating chat with Tesla’s chief designer sheds further light. According to Electrek, the car starting at $35,000 will look like a blend of the Model S sedan and Model X […]

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Tesla is set to unveil the Model 3 on Thursday, March 31 in Los Angeles, and some are expecting that from the time Tesla stores open that day until the time they open on Friday, over 100,000 reservations will have been made. Actually, if this happens, the reservations have already begun for Tesla employees who […]

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