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Elon Musk Does Damage Control: “Yo, I Don’t Hate Apple”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has done a little damage control after being quoted by German newspaper Handelsblatt as saying that Apple is the “Tesla graveyard” for ex-engineers:: “Important engineers? They have hired people we’ve fired. We always jokingly call Apple the “Tesla Graveyard.” If you don’t make it at Tesla, you…

14 hours ago by Jay Cole 26

I-Team Believes Incentive Program To Encourage EVs Adoption Should Start With Proliferation Of EVs To Prove Worth

Who Wants To Be Annoyed? I-Team Finds EV Incentive Money Is Wasted, Plug-Ins For Wealthy People Headed To Cocktail Parties – Video

The investigation team from CBS Boston (WBZ-TV) learns that Massachusetts has spend $4 million in rebates to EV buyers since 2010, $5.4 million more in subsidizing new public charging stations, and ultimately concludes that “a lot of that money is actually going to waste”. Now to be fair, during the piece CBS Boston does…

2 days ago by Jay Cole 76

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New Tesla Model X Gallery Photos – Desktop Sized

Last Tuesday, Tesla introduced its long awaiting Model X SUV at a live event, close to the EV’s Fremont assembly facility (watch full ceremony here).  From this event, and subsequent early first drive/test drives (here, here), we got our first good look at the 250-257 mile electric utility vehicle, as…

5 days ago by Jay Cole 54

Tesla Stays #1 For Top EV Manufacturer In September - Helped Slightly By The Model X

Tesla Reports Q3 Sales of 11,580 – Meeting Expectations

As per Tesla Motors’  reporting protocol, the company announced its early estimate for third quarter worldwide deliveries of the Model S, and now the Model X – which launched on September 29th (watch launch/first delivery ceremony here). For the July to September sales period, Tesla reported sales of 11,580. Tesla comment on the…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 50

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

September 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While September of 2015 isn’t the month that will be showing the “big gains”, it certainly pointed eagerly to October’s anticipated surge.  As new plug-in offerings came to market just as a new month opened. Specifically, Tesla kicked off the Model X launch on September 29th, by handing over the keys…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 32