Published on January 18th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás5
Tesla Talks Record Sales at Detroit, Little Else
January 18th, 2014 by Jo Borrás
Last year, Tesla wowed us all with its slick, 90-second battery swap stations that it promised would be ready by the end of 2013. At this year’s January 2014 Detroit Auto Show, however, we were told the battery swapping plans were on the back-burner. We didn’t hear much about the upcoming Model X electric SUV, except that it, too, was delayed. There wasn’t any news on the (maybe it will, maybe it won’t be called) Model E compact, either.
What’s going on over at the house that Musk built? Chris DeMorro, from Cleantechnica’s sister site, Gas 2, has more on the story, below.
So Jo and I were just like, totally wrong. I guess we got our hopes a little too high, as the Tesla press conference had nothing new or exciting to share. In fact, the Tesla Model X SUV wasn’t even on hand at all. Instead, Tesla execs used the soapbox…
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