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.

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 [...]

Tesla Model 3 on John Batchelor radio show

By | 2017-08-14T13:52:35+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Tesla Motors|Tags: , |

If you sell one share of your Tesla stock, you could buy thirty shares of Ford stock. The only vehicle that Tesla sells are electric vehicles; a segment that makes up less than two percent of the entire Nation's sales. Ford's market share is 15.6%. General Motors market share is 16.6%. Statista reports that Tesla [...]

Tesla Model3, EV, PHEV, washingtonpost carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:36+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Categories: #carchat, #climatechange, electric vehicles (EV), Tesla Motors, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Did anyone stay up to watch the live unveil of the Tesla Model 3? I doubt it. We - Driving the Nation - periscoped it. You can still see it live on my twitter feed or on my youtube channel. Bonus! Both Stretch and I were talking about it live. [...]

First Drive: electric and autonomous Tesla S by Bosch on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:55+00:00 May 27th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Bosch, Suppliers, Technology, Tesla Motors, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

First Drive: electric and autonomous Tesla S by Bosch on Driving the Nation Bosch stripped a Tesla Model S electric vehicle, brought in fifteen sensors, and a lidar to create the first Model S P85 electric self-driving vehicle. We drove it last week in Boxberg, Germany. We got to see the [...]