Tesla cuts prices by $2000 to offset halving of federal tax credit

Tesla cuts prices by $2000 to offset halving of federal tax credit

Posted: Jan 2, 2019

Since January 1, 2019, new Tesla vehicles are only eligible for a US$3,750 tax credit. To compensate, the company has cut prices by US$2,000.

Tesla to cover missed tax credits for any delayed deliveries

Tesla to cover missed tax credits for any delayed deliveries

Posted: Dec 29, 2018

Elon Musk said Tesla will cover the difference in federal tax credits due for any vehicles which miss their end of 2018 delivery dates.

Tesla Model 3 (2018, first generation) photos

Tesla Model 3 (2018, first generation) photos

Posted: Oct 30, 2018

The Tesla Model 3 is the company’s first “mass market” electric car, although the entry-level US$35,000 version won’t be available for a while.

Tesla Model 3: Mid Range 260mi model launched before tax credit cut

Tesla Model 3: Mid Range 260mi model launched before tax credit cut

Posted: Oct 28, 2018

A new Mid Range 260mi Tesla Model 3 model has been added to the range. Cars ordered right now will qualify for the full US$7,500 federal tax credit.

New Tesla orders will miss out on $7,500 federal tax credit

New Tesla orders will miss out on $7,500 federal tax credit

Posted: Oct 17, 2018

In the US if you order a Tesla Model 3, Model X or Model S you’ll now miss out on the US$7,500 federal tax credit, instead you’ll only get US$3,750.

Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman, stays as CEO in deal with SEC

Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman, stays as CEO in deal with SEC

Posted: Sep 30, 2018

Elon Musk and Tesla have settled with the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) after the watchdog sued the CEO over his “going private” comments.

Tesla increases range of some cars within Hurricane Irma’s impact zone

Tesla increases range of some cars within Hurricane Irma’s impact zone

Posted: Sep 14, 2018

Tesla has temporarily increased the range of Model S and Model X 60kWh cars within the path of Hurricane Irma to allow their owners to escape the storm.

Tesla fires 9% of staff, tries to find some profitability

Tesla fires 9% of staff, tries to find some profitability

Posted: Jun 13, 2018

Tesla is struggling to make 5000 Model 3 sedans every week, and is burning through cash, so it’s decided to fire 9% of its workforce.

2018 Tesla Model 3 AWD Performance and AWD models detailed

2018 Tesla Model 3 AWD Performance and AWD models detailed

Posted: May 22, 2018

Although production of the Tesla Model 3 has still yet to hit 5,000 cars per week, and the company has yet to make any US$35,000 models, Elon Musk has announced new AWD and AWD Performance variants.

Tesla Model X tows Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, sets world record

Tesla Model X tows Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, sets world record

Posted: May 19, 2018

A Tesla Model X P100D has towed the newest member of the Qantas airplane fleet, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, down a less used taxiway at Melbourne Airport in Australia.