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Tesla nearing limit of $7,500 federal tax credits, which will boost effective prices this fall

Tesla nearing limit of $7,500 federal tax credits, which will boost effective prices this fall

Adding to Elon Musk's headaches this month, Tesla is about to hit the limit on federal tax credits for electric cars. This could effectively raise prices for buyers of the company's critical Model 3. The tax credits, passed in 2008 as part of the Energy Improvement and Extension Act and signed by... read more

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2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Which Tesla Model 3 would you order or have you ordered? Take our Twitter poll

Now that Tesla has opened orders for Dual Motor all-wheel-drive and Performance versions of the Model 3, lots of Green Car Reports readers waiting to order those models can... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk announces Tesla Model 3 AWD, performance Model 3 specs

It wasn't quite a message in a bottle, but Tesla boss Elon Musk tweeted Saturday night some specifications and a ballpark price for his company's long-awaited all-wheel-drive... read more May 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla expands Supercharger network as Model 3 rolls out

As Tesla works to ramp up Model 3 output to two-three times the levels of its previous models, the company is apparently anticipating the need for more Superchargers to... read more May 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

IIHS rates Tesla Model 3 automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning

After a spate of crashes involving drivers using Tesla's Autopilot system, the press is awash in speculation about its effectiveness. Now the IIHS, which rates accident... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Report: Tesla moves to set up operations in China

Following a report last year that Tesla has received approval to build a factory in Shanghai, the company is setting up independent operations in China. According to a Wall... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 software updates revealed

As Tesla has been working to ramp up assembly of its more affordable Model 3 sedan, the company has also been adding features to existing examples with its over the air... read more May 15, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 Driving on a Public Road

Elon Musk says all-wheel-drive, Performance Model 3s will be available to order this week

In a tweet response Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that buyers waiting to order a Model 3 with all-wheel drive or the Performance package can begin placing their orders by... read more May 14, 2018 by


 
Tesla potentially teases Model Y

Unidentified Tesla Model flashes by in video, but Y?

Tesla fans are agog over a teaser video released Thursday in which a cloaked car appears around the 15-second mark. Many are speculating that it could be a Model Y, with its... read more May 11, 2018 by


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Tesla Model S Electric Car: Software Changes Since 2012 (UPDATED)

Even though the Tesla Model S has retained its same basic shape since it went on sale in 2012, what's going on under the hood has been anything but stagnant. The automaker's... read more May 11, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S 'P85D' all-wheel-drive model

NTSB launches investigation into another Tesla crash after it caught fire and killed two teens in Florida

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday that it is investigating a crash involving a Tesla that killed two teens and injured a third in Florida. A gray... read more May 10, 2018 by


 
Honda Clarity series with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan

Transitions at Green Car Reports

If you can get them to admit it, many reporters and writers consider editors’ notes to be self-indulgent. Sometimes they’re necessary, however—and this is... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

A Tesla with a candy dish? Musk plans new confectionery

Running Tesla, Space X, the Boring Company, and others apparently isn't enough. Elon Musk, the famed CEO of Tesla who says he hasn't had time to shower while ramping up... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla reportedly locks out contractors in midst of Model 3 ramp up

Last Wednesday, during Tesla's earnings call, we learned that CEO Elon Musk planned to restructure the company and to cut the number of contractors used at Tesla's factories... read more May 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model X

Report: Tesla kicked out from official investigation over fatal Model X crash

The public dust-up between federal safety officials and Tesla escalated this week when the automaker left a fatal crash investigation—or was forced out. Bloomberg... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla earnings, cash-burn up; Model 3 production, barely

Tesla told investors Wednesday that it burned through a record amount of cash last quarter, posting a $785 million loss for the quarter. The company's stock initially rose... read more May 3, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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