• Why Tesla's New Model Y SUV Could Be a ‘Game Changer'

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Tesla's new crossover SUV could be just the spark the company needs to get to the next level, according to one analyst.
    In a note to investors on Friday, Wedbush analyst Dan Ives called the new Model Y a “potential game changer.” He noted that the SUV market offers significant growth opportunities for Tesla and the vehicle's starting price of $39,000 for the base model makes it nicely affordable in the crowded SUV market.
    “These price points were music to the ears of Tesla bulls,” Ives said.
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the long-awaited Model Y at a private event on Thursday night. The SUV...
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  • Tesla's New Y Raises a Bunch of Qs

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    Customer deposits for a new model could raise much-needed cash, but dilute demand for the Model 3.
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  • Tesla's Model Y Introduction Left The Stock Market Wanting More

    2 monthes ago - By Forbes

    But what really differentiates a Tesla? You fill it with electricity, not gas. That's it.
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  • Elon Musk praises Tesla's rivals for finally building electric cars

    Elon Musk praises Tesla's rivals for finally building electric cars

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk , who famously open-sourced all of Tesla's patents, praised his competitors for their progress on electric vehicles.
    At Tesla's Model Y unveiling on Thursday, Musk shared examples of how skeptical some media outlets were years ago.
    Ford, Volkswagen, Porsche and more traditional automakers have all announced electric models in the years since - and Elon Musk isn't scared of the competition.
    Elon Musk has long been outspoken in his mission to advance electric transportation, regardless of who wins the race.
    On Thursday, Musk even went so far as to praise many of his competitors...
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  • Tesla sinks after analysts were underwhelmed by the long-awaited Model Y unveiling

    Tesla sinks after analysts were underwhelmed by the long-awaited Model Y unveiling

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla shares fell Friday following the electric-car maker's Model Y unveiling in California.
    Wall Street analysts were underwhelmed by Thursday's reveal.
    CEO Elon Musk said the new model will outsell the Model S, Model X, and Model 3 combined .
    Watch Tesla trade in real-time .
    Tesla shares fell as much as 5% Friday as Wall Street analysts were underwhelmed by the electric-car maker's unveiling of its Model Y SUV.
    Some analysts were concerned that the Model Y could claw demand away from the Model 3.
    "Overall, we found the event somewhat underwhelming with no major surprises," Emmanuel...
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  • Elon Musk says 2018 felt like 'aging 5 years in 1' as Tesla went through production hell

    Elon Musk says 2018 felt like 'aging 5 years in 1' as Tesla went through production hell

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    Reuters 2018 was one of Tesla's most important - but most difficult - years to date.
    The company worked at break-neck speed to ramp up production of the Model 3 and become profitable.
    CEO Elon Musk opened up about those struggles in his unveiling of Tesla's newest car on Thursday, saying last year felt like aging five years in one.
    In his unveiling of Tesla's newest car, the Model Y , on Thursday, CEO Elon Musk opened up about...
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  • Tesla Model Y, a New S.U.V., Is Unveiled Amid Mounting Challenges

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Elon Musk's electric-car company is broadening its vehicle offerings as it looks to increase sales in difficult markets like China and Europe.
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  • Elon Musk unveils Tesla's Model Y - and it looks a lot like the Model 3

    2 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    LOS ANGELES - Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's latest vehicle Thursday night: the Model Y, calling it a crossover sport utility vehicle based on the Model 3 sedan. The Los Angeles entrepreneur rolled out the model during a relatively subdued affair...
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  • Wall Street is warning Tesla's new SUV could 'cannibalize' its Model 3. Here's what analysts are saying about the Model Y

    Wall Street is warning Tesla's new SUV could 'cannibalize' its Model 3. Here's what analysts are saying about the Model Y

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla revealed its highly anticipated Model Y crossover SUV on Thursday at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, California.
    On Friday, analysts said the newly released vehicle - production for which is expected to begin next year - has the potential to claw demand away from the Model 3.
    Watch Tesla trade in real-time .
    Wall Street on Friday digested what Tesla 's Model Y unveiling could mean for the electric automaker, but analysts spilled as much ink over existing models as they did the new crossover SUV.
    Cautious analysts were concerned demand for the new vehicle could draw consumer...
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  • Elon Musk wore custom Tesla-branded Jordan sneakers made of python skin at the company's Model Y unveiling

    Elon Musk wore custom Tesla-branded Jordan sneakers made of python skin at the company's Model Y unveiling

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk sported some flashy custom sneakers on stage at the company's Model Y event on Thursday.
    The shoes appear to be made by the company DM Customer Sneaker, which said they made them for the billionaire in January.
    Some people on Twitter were more excited about Musk's shoes than the new Model Y car.
    As Tesla CEO Elon Musk walked on stage for the company's Model Y unveiling Thursday night, a cry from the audience pierced the design studio's air: "I like your shoes!"
    That prompted Musk to kick off the show with an impromptu karate kick to show off the sneakers, which appear...
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  • Here's what Wall Street analysts are saying about Tesla's Model Y: 'Underwhelming', 'no surprises'

    2 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Tesla unveiled its crossover SUV electric vehicle on Thursday night but Wall Street was largely unimpressed by the car and received it with little fanfare.
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  • Bringing sexy back: Elon Musk unveils Tesla's 2nd electric SUV Model Y

    Bringing sexy back: Elon Musk unveils Tesla's 2nd electric SUV Model Y

    2 monthes ago - By RT

    Tesla's mid-size electric SUV, the Model Y, was presented Thursday night in Hawthorne, California. The mass-market car will have a base price of $39,000 and a 230-mile battery range.
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  • Elon Musk says building the factory is 'one hundred times' harder than building a car

    Elon Musk says building the factory is 'one hundred times' harder than building a car

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled Tesla's newest car, the Model Y.
    The billionaire also discussed his electric car company's history, including its past struggles.
    Musk said that while coming up with a car concept was easy, mass-producing that vehicle at scale was “one hundred times” more difficult.
    Tesla's struggle to mass-produce its cars in a way that is cost effective and fast fast enough to keep up with demand has been widely reported - and was top of mind for analysts and investors all of last year.
    In his unveiling of the company's newest car, the Model Y , on Thursday night, Musk...
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  • Here's how Tesla's Model Y SUV is different from the Model X and Model 3

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's newest production car, the Model Y , at the Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, California.
    Elon announced the base model compact SUV will cost $39,000.
    Watch the video above to see some of the differences between the Model Y , Model 3 , and Model X .
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