Tesla Model E
Tesla might have abandoned its trademark to the 'Model E' name for its planned smaller electric sedan, but the car itself is still very much on Tesla's radar. It's likely to be on buyers' radars too when it makes its expected debut in late 2016, priced to compete with conventional rivals like BMW's 3-Series and Audi's A4. Speaking to Chris Porritt, Tesla's vice-president of engineering, Autocar reports the new Tesla will have "realistic" pricing next to its more established rivals. That pricing does depend on how far Tesla can bring down the price of the car's lithium-ion batteries--though...
Next-Generation Tesla Electric Car Won't Be 'Model E' After All
Tesla's third-generation car, currently planned for volume production in late 2017, is now officially nameless again. According to Fortune, the company has abandoned its trademark application for the name "Model E," which had been widely assumed to apply to the new vehicle. DON'T MISS: Tesla's Next...John Voelcker
Tucson Wants Tesla Gigafactory, Gives Formal Proposal To Electric-Car Maker
Tucson wants to be the home of Tesla Motors' massive lithium-ion battery cell factory.Stephen Edelstein
Who Will Own Model E Trademark: Tesla, Or Ford?
Perhaps the auto world is Wonderland--for, as Alice famously said, it gets curiouser and curiouser. The latest oddity is a report last Sunday from the enthusiast site Ford Authority that Ford Motor Company has filed for a trademark on "Model E." It's odd because reports last summer indicated that...John Voelcker
GM Developing Tesla Model E Rival: 200-Mile, $30,000 Electric Car?
GM's Tesla-rivaling electric car could be powered by a new type of battery with greater energy density, which would create more range without dramatically raising price.Stephen Edelstein