Tag: Elon Musk

Telsa to Localize Production in China in 3 years: Elon Musk

BEIJING – Telsa Motors plans to localize production and engineering in China, CEO Elon Musk told Xinhua on Friday, pledging long-term commitment to the market. “We have a strong long-term commitment to China, and we tend to establish both local production and local engineering in China,” Musk said. Localization could be possible “in three years”, he Read More …

Driving Range for the Model S Family

By JB Straubel, Chief Technical Officer As the Model S family has expanded over time it has become more relevant to compare range from one variant to another with a consistent set of assumptions so our customers can know what to expect and make the best decision to fit their needs. This can be a bit Read More …

The House Always Wins

By Tesla CEO Elon Musk There have been several articles recently implying that Tesla, through clever machinations, maneuvered Nevada into providing an overly large incentive package for the Gigafactory. I love backhanded compliments as much as the next person, but this is untrue. Nevada is the entertainment capital of the world, home to the most Read More …

Tesla Expands Supercharger Network in Switzerland

New station in Egerkingen allows convenient long distance travel in Switzerland – for free  Today, Tesla opened its second Supercharging site in Switzerland. The new Supercharger is located at the motorway A1 in Egerkingen and energizes the routes between Zurich and Bern, Basel to Central Switzerland, and the South of Germany to the Tessin. The Read More …

Panasonic and Tesla Sign Agreement for the Gigafactory

OSAKA, Japan / PALO ALTO, USA – Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States, known as the Gigafactory. According to the agreement, Tesla will prepare, provide and manage the land, buildings and utilities. Panasonic Read More …