Tesla designs and manufactures premium electric vehicles and energy storage units. The Co-founders are Martin Eberhard and Elon Musk, owner of Space X. The first car sold by Tesla was the Roadster. Tesla currently produces the Model S sedan and is taking reservations for the Model X SUV. The vehicles are produced in Fremont, CA. They are sold in many countries including China. In a partnership with Panasonic Tesla is creating a gigafactory to produce batteries.

Tesla death watch 2.0 BMW vs GM tariffs

By | 2018-08-05T21:55:21+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: BMW, Politics, Radio, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , |

Listen as John Batchelor and Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel talks about Tesla death watch 2.0 and why BMW pays 2.5 percent import fees when coming to the United States versus General Motors paying 25 percent when selling cars exported to Europe. Tesla - The company known for making products of the future is once [...]

Why Tesla has already succeeded

By | 2018-04-10T12:54:47+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: electric vehicles (EV), Politics, Tesla Motors|Tags: |

I had dinner the other night with a wealthy car collector. Whether this person talks cars or politics, it is done with passion. At one point in the dinner, the conversation turned from politics to cars. He told me he owned a Tesla, an all-electric car initially owned by very wealthy people, now trickling down [...]

John Batchelor – does GM have the will to be ZEV?

By | 2017-10-12T17:07:18+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Fuel cells, GM, Honda, Tesla Motors|Tags: , , , |

In 2004, John Batchelor drove a Hydrogen3 in Central Park; Tavern on the Green to be specific. Soon after that, the Hydrogen fuel cell seemed to wither away, and all traces, including the Tavern on the Green, went by the wayside. This week John Batchelor and I talked about the resurgence of General Motor's zero [...]