TodayApril 16, 2022

George Blankenship, Tesla Motors

Tesla S pricing

George Blankenship, Tesla Motors, Vice President, Sales & Ownership Experience, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the Tesla S.

What countries is Tesla selling in now? How many stores does Tesla have in the United States?

Blankenship says they have sold 2,500 Tesla Roadsters and are winding the Roadster down and gearing up for the new Tesla S.

What is the price of a Tesla S? Why three different prices? What are the three different batteries available?

Blankenship uses 55 mph as the basis for driving range. Why not 65 mph?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.