Tesla will build the charging infrastructure when they begin selling in India. In every country they sold their cars, the supercharger network was installed as well. All that govt of India should do is to provide more incentives for people to buy electric vehicles.
No. Which is not surprising since no one else, including all the major manufacturers with R & D budgets orders of magnitude greater than Tesla, are equally unable to do so. Tesla itself is only profitable thanks to the money they take in
Generally, the manufacturer isn't the problem. It's dealers. Dealers make all their money from parts and services and a little from car sales. EVs offer very little to dealers in terms of parts or services. There's no oil to change. Brakes last a WAY longer because of regenerative braking. The only fluid that need to be
Excuse me. Tesla is foremost an automotive company. It was first named Tesla Motors.Apple's been the subject of speculation for a long time. It would be a hoot if GE made an electric car.
Yes they can put updatable firmware in cars and they have for many years.The ECU's have flash memory and the programming can easily be updated with the manufacturer's scan tool. The updates are downloaded from the internet and installed in the vehicles. They are for specific problems with the functioning of the component involved.
The answer is very simple: If you run a new company, you have to decide at one point how you want to sell your product. If you decide to set up a dealers network, you demand something from your dealers. They have to set up a show room, train mechanics, maybe put spare parts on stock and so
The Model X - more info and a video of Elon Musk unveiling the car can be seen here on their website:http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/...It should also be noted that Tesla is taking reservations for the Model X with deliveries planned for early 2014. For a mere $40k you
There is little left to add from all of the other answers, except that certain terms tend to broaden in meaning as technologies evolve.
As others have said, it's amazing. It has exceeded my expectations and I can't imagine going back to a regular car.OverallIt does a shocking number of things very well. It's fast and handles well. Yet it's a big sedan that is a
Successful in the market? Yes. Tesla has sold over 300,000 cars so far. That's an impressive number. If they get on track they could be selling 200,000 cars a year by next year, which is even more impressive. Selling a million cars a year isn't an unreasonable expectation at some point, which would put
The goal of the whole launch was to test the Falcon Heavy rocket and demonstrate to potential customers that SpaceX could successfully launch heavy payloads into space. Musk admited there was a greater than 50% chance that FH would explode at some point, so
Even though there are now over half a million Tesla cars on the road, Tesla is still small for a car company. Look at any established car company and you will see a broad product line covering every market niche. Tesla has just 3 models. Yes there is more coming, but it
Nope. You can't negotiate with a web shop, and that's the only way to buy a new Tesla. The Tesla stores aren't actually stores, they're showrooms where you can get help with ordering in the web shop if you need it.With regards to buying "certified pre owned" or demo cars, Tesla
Here's two answers.The first includes deductive reasoning using publically listed numbers. In 2014, the second full year of production of the Model S, they built 32,000 cars for the entire global market. In 2014, the factory alone employed over 8000 people. They also have a
There is only one way to buy a spanking brand new Model 3 and that is from Tesla itself. Since Quora is an internet service and you posted the question here using the internet then you already possess the ability to initiate a brand new Model 3 purchase.If you
Here's the list from my Model X:Code: X = SC Fixed, Y = SC fixing & Z = something to be lived withWindowsSquealing windows (on opening and closing) (X)Windows rattling in frame on door close (Y)Front window leaving runners at speed and flapping
India has companies like tesla !!India is going through unprecedented transformation as a nation. It's turning into a product economy from a service economy. We are no longer looked upon as an outsourcing destination for availability of inexpensive software talentIf
Chevy Bolt has a 60kwh battery does 0–60 in 6.5 seconds and starts at $37k with a fully loaded model for $41k. Sure this is above the opening price point of $35k for a Model 3 but Tesla won't be shipping entry level cars for a while as their cash flow issue continue. Tesla is
Tesla has no dealerships. That is, honestly, the biggest reason that buying a car from them is so pleasant.They do have showrooms where you can look at a car and arrange a test drive. There are people there to answer your questions. But all sales are made via the web site.
As an investment it does not make much sense. It is unlikely you will sell your car at a higher price in 3–4 years, even if its market price suddenly doubles.Unless maybe if you keep it as an investment only and don't use the car. A used car loses value, and an eletric
No one can answer this accurately, for you. You have to answer that for yourself. You should not base your opinion of value on what anyone else says.Do your own analysis. Always. I don't care if you are buying cutlery or a car. Get educated on the product and make your pros/cons
Try googling different websites and checking for vehicle warranties. You can save plenty that way. Also try reading other people's stories on how they have made it more cost effective. Don't buy a car from a random website do your research and always make sure
An entire Model S? I think you need to model it subsystem by subsystem. Pick one function, like the braking function, and see if you can get all the interactions up and running in Simulink. Don't be surprised if you have to wait overnight for some of the calculations to complete.This is how modern automobile
Out of Google, Tesla, Uber, Lyft, Cruise, which company's self driving car is most likely to be available to consumers if there were no regulatory barriers?
Your question needs a minor adjustment:
At the moment, pre-orders are closing in on 300K.If Tesla manages to build 300K in its first model year (which is unlikely), it will have a chance at breaking into the top ten for US auto sales. In 2015, #10, the Toyota RAV4, moved 315K units. The #1 seller, the Ford F-Series, sold 780K examples.
I don't know anyone who's against them as such.But Tesla in particular is expensive, they generally have a limited range, access to charge stations is equally limited, charging takes longer than refueling, what'll happen to them on the used market is anybody's guess.
As unconventional as this may be, I'd like to propose that you ask a different question?When you buy a Tesla, you get the Tesla AND a network of charging stations that, in the US alone, looks like this.
It has,already proven to be much cheaper to own and drive any electric car. The,savings in fuEl ,oil changes, transmission brakes and exhast all add up.Not having to get smog testing and tune up ate,also important. No having to stop at gas,stations but being able to charge,at home,while
Well, there are duelling definitions out there and some history. In general, it's not quite what people think of as a roadster today, but it's arguably one and it is the next generation Tesla sports car. The first gen was undoubtedly a roadster and was called the Tesla Roadster.
Zero. Tesla's threat is BMW and VW making better and cheaper EVs in much larger numbers. But that is exactly what Elon wants to spur. For him, it is a win-win situation, since his goal is not personal dominance or wealth, but rather to help a more swift change to non-polluting vehicles.
It is impossible to say yet, but I'll play devil's advocate.As described, it does look very appealing, but there is some question as to how exactly (and if) Tesla is going to deliver what they are promising. Merely the combination of 215 mile range and $35k starting price requires them to
Most major manufacturers, in Europe anyway, are committed to introducing electric models, and cars like the Jaguar e-Pace have arguably caught up with Tesla already.
The cost would vary in different states and would also depend on your electricity company and your billing plan.Some states have cheaper power, some are more expensive. Also it depends on other factors, like which kind of billing plan you are under, agro, residential single
I am sure that some dude in Delhi or Gurgaon must be owing one.. North people cannot survive without importing one. Tesla can be charged with a normal plug point with a particular voltage. Not necessary to have charging stations. People in India do have surplus money to buy fancy vehicles, specially Sainik Farm area of Delhi. So I
Tesla cars have less impact in the environmental impact than comparable gasoline cars. Here's the detailed analysis.http://www.ucsusa.org/sites/defa...That study was done in 2015, and since that time the US power grid is greener, and the Tesla Model 3 was introduced-a car that is much more efficient than the Model S.
Tesla makes electric cars.Nikola Tesla was The Lord of the Lightning.Tesla was one of the inventors of the AC induction motor (he invented it independently at the same time as Galileo Ferraris). That's why the company was named after him.
Tesla cars contain a battery pack, which is made of a combination of series and parallel common 18650 cells that you can also find in a laptop battery for example.This does not power the car's electric motor directly, however. An inverter is used to convert the DC output of the battery into the required AC current for the AC
I won't dwell on the ear-flattening acceleration, nor the magic-carpet ride and handling, nor the mesmerizing 17-inch touch screen controls.
No. But they are better equipped for the future than most other cars. My 2014 Model S started out doing a lot less than it does now. But it got many upgrades over time, and due to software upgrades alone,
It's electric. Especially for children, gasoline cars are annoying because of the fumes, which also smell terrible, which is a plus for the Model 3.Also, they save you money. In one of my earlier posts, I showed that the Model 3 saves you about 6,000 USD, considering that you keep your car for 80 months like the average American.
A Tesla caused less pollution than a normal car when its on the road. But do we know how much energy is spent in making a Tesla? When does the environment cost break even? After how many miles?
This is a common question regarding Electric Vehicles. Does the manufacture of a large lithium-ion battery pack negate the environmental benefits of an EV? But to be fair, one must also consider the environmental impact of producing a lifetime of gasoline for an internal combustion car. Both of
For the same reason they don't make the rest of the vehicle out of paper: they want to be able to sell an actual vehicle to actual people in the real world.There are a zillion battery ideas that seem to work great in the lab. That's good for
I have a 2017 Model S, and a 2016 Volvo XC90.I'm 6′1, and