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With the Model 3’s arrival for retail customers imminent, Tesla is dropping the cheapest version of the Model S. That’s the rear-wheel drive Model S 75. At $69,500, it is currently the lowest-priced version of the four-door electric sedan. It is also the only rear-drive version of the Model S. The entry-level Model S is […]

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With automakers rushing into the EV market like Forty-niners, they inevitably look towards Tesla. Volkswagen is no exception to that trend and now Herbert Diess, VW’s CEO, says the automaker will be able to “stop” the current EV-leader because it has “abilities Tesla doesn’t have.” Those abilities, for the record, are global scale and manufacturing […]

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U.S. Tesla buyers have counted on a $7,500 federal tax credit for a few years now, but the automaker is due to hit a 200,000-unit threshold at which point they’ll begin to fade away.

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Even though Elon Musk refuses to take a salary from Tesla, the automaker still made him a billionaire in 2016. According to Automotive News, Musk exercised $1.34 billion in stock options last year, posting the largest total CEO compensation out of all publicly traded U.S. automakers. That also means his pay increased by 3.6-million percent, […]

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Tesla is in talks with music labels about starting its own music streaming service.

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One Tesla owner got a big shock yesterday as his accelerator pedal snapped off while driving. The story comes from user benjiejr on the Tesla Motor Club forum. He was showing off his Model S P85D to a friend and his nephew. After going through the car’s features it was time to show off the […]

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Montreal-based Evoto Rentals is a rental company with a difference. The company is a team of self-proclaimed “EV Evangelists” that rents exclusively Tesla electric vehicles Evoto started renting the Tesla Model S last month and has just added a Model X SUV to its fleet. The company is the only place to rent an EV […]

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On Sunday Tesla reported a record 25,418 sales for the first three months of 2017, but this peak may look anticlimactic compared to pending plans for explosive growth. By any other measure, 25,000-plus sales are a big leap forward, being 69-percent more than the year prior, and consisting of about 13,450 Model S sedans and […]

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Buyers have until April 16 to order Tesla’s Model S 60, after which its cheapest model will be the S 75 and the barrier to entry after-tax-credit will rise from $71,300 to $77,800. Tesla’s move came shortly after Lucid Motors announced initial pricing for its Air sedan, which is scheduled for initial deliveries in early […]

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The Lucid Air will start at $52,500 after a $7,500 federal tax credit, the company announced today. This is a surprise departure from the initial reports that indicated a much higher base price. It also means that the base Lucid Air will undercut the current Tesla Model S 60 by $9,500, is not far off […]

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