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Author Archives: Matt Pressman

Auto Reviewer Trolls The Tesla Trolls (Video)

January 4th, 2017 | by Matt Pressman

In a funny send-up of some silly, nit-picky Tesla reviews that point out the tiniest, petty grievances, Doug DeMuru of Autotrader filmed a video parody rebuttal of sorts — with the Tesla Model X as his subject.

Tesla’s Global Creep (14 Tesla Videos)

January 3rd, 2017 | by Matt Pressman

Happy new year! With 2017 finally here, many are looking forward to Tesla's plans for the year ahead. But, it's worth looking back a bit as well. In 2016, Tesla Motors [NASDAQ: TSLA] was accelerating its mission worldwide. Some evidence? Just this past fall, it was actively rolling out country-specific videos all around the globe. In fact, recently we featured a series of country-specific videos aimed at the Japanese market. But, it also appears that Tesla has been releasing other country-specific videos throughout Europe and Asia in order to tell its universal story — often through the words of existing Tesla owners in that particular market

Instead Of Waiting For A Model 3, You Can Buy A Tesla Model S For Less

December 10th, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

if you're the impatient type, waiting one to two years for your Tesla might be a bit too long if you're really aching for one. Don't fret -- there are other options available today that could get you into a Tesla Model S for a price point even better than a Model

How To Think Like Elon Musk: First Principles Thinking

December 6th, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

We've reported on what it's like to work for Elon Musk. We've even curated some key Elon Musk quotes for a glimpse into the Tesla DNA. But, perhaps the real million dollar question is: how do you think like Elon Musk?

World’s Nations Jockeying To Get Next Tesla Gigafactory (Videos)

December 5th, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

During the 2016 first quarter earnings call, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk admitted, "at some point its going to make sense to have a plant in Europe and China... [and that it] makes sense to do localized production on a continent basis." Could Tesla open up production outside the US? And, could Tesla want to consolidate automotive and battery production operations in one plant when the next Gigafactory opens abroad?

Insider Reveals Photos, Videos Of Tesla Model 3

November 25th, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

We've been revealing some fantastic spy photos and video footage of the silver Tesla Model 3 that Elon Musk has kindly allowed out "in the wild" for recent Tesla Motors company events. But what about the matte black configuration seen during the Tesla Model 3 launch event?

Our Notes From Tesla Powerwall 2.0 In-Store Unveiling In Florida

November 24th, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

This past weekend, Tesla Motors held events across the country in order to introduce Tesla Powerwall 2.0. It's part of Tesla's "Weekend Social Events" at their stores and galleries nationwide. So, I decided to trek over to the local Tesla store (in Boca Raton, FL) on Sunday to check out the event and learn more about Powerwall

How To Transport A Tesla To Another State: A Checklist

November 23rd, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

When you follow this checklist, your car shipping experience will be pleasant from start to finish. Next up — the wait for your much-anticipated Tesla. You'll soon own the best car on the planet

Streamlining Options Might Be Key To High Volume Production Of Tesla Model 3

November 22nd, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

While Tesla has been rather silent on the actual details pertaining to how they'll achieve these targets, some interesting changes to their options — specifically for the Model X — have been recently updated. These changes could point to how they'll streamline offerings for Model

Working For Elon Musk: Like Being In Special Forces

November 22nd, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

To understand what it's like to work for Elon Musk, perhaps no one knows better than SpaceX's former head of talent acquisition, Dolly Singh, who would recruit candidates for Musk. Singh says that, "Diamonds are created under pressure, and Elon Musk is a master diamond maker ... he knows you will exceed your own expectations if he keeps the heat on. It's purposeful, and it's brilliant."

Tesla Model 3 Owners Will Have The Best & Biggest Charging Network

November 15th, 2016 | by Matt Pressman

Although the Model S and Model X have access to Tesla Motors' world-class charging network, Tesla's forthcoming Model 3, when launched, will have a vastly larger charging infrastructure from both its own internal Tesla Supercharger and Destination Charger network along with major advances from external public and private charging networks.

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